Lufkin Road
Spring Sports Meeting

2017

Introductions

  • Girls Softball

- Amy Goodine

  • Girls and Boys Track and Field

- Cody Jackson

- Ryan Lee

- Ann Truong

- Gina Pennisi

  • Boys Soccer
    • Rob Weidenburner
    • Ron Perrin
    • Jenny Randall

General Information

  • Activity Bus Runs Mon-Thursday- leaving at 5PM
  • No athlete drop off on the bus loop side.
  • No athletic activities on ER, Holidays, or weekends.
  • Friday practices- carpool only.
  • All Tryouts are closed to everyone except athletes.

Softball

  • Coach- Amy Goodine
  • Tryouts begin February 13- 15
  • Game Days: Monday/Thursdays

Softball Tryout Schedule

  • Monday - Wednesday
    • Feb 13-15
    • 3:15 - 4:45

Mandatory Parent/Guardian Meeting Thursday February 16 at 5 PM for all athletes who make the team.

Track and Field

  • Coaches:
  • Cody Jackson
  • Ryan Lee
  • Ann Truong
  • Gina Pennisi

Track and Field Tryout Schedule

  • Mon & Tuesday- Girls Tryouts 3:15 - 4:45
  • Wed & Thurs- Boys Tryouts 3:15 - 4:45
  • Friday Feb 17- Make Up Day

Students who want to try out for multiple sports must speak with individual coaches ASAP to work out a schedule.

Boys Soccer

Coaches-

  • Rob Weidenburner
  • Jenny Randall
  • Ron Perrin

Game Days- Wednesday

Boys Soccer Dates

Tryouts-

  • Monday Feb 13 - Wednesday Feb 15
  • 3:15-4:45
  • Mandatory Parents Meeting February 16 at 5:00

Wake County Middle School Athletic Participation Form

  • All student and parent contact information (page 1) o Insurance section is complete (page 1)
  • Athlete’s health history is complete (page 2)
  • Provide details for any “yes” or “Don’t Know” answers in the Athlete’s Screening Examination (page 2)
  • Athlete’s Screening Examination must be signed and dated by the student athlete and the parent or legal custodian (page 2).
  • Physical Exam Section is completed and signed by a physician (MD, DO, PA, NP (page 3) Note: Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine is not satisfactory

Use the following checklist to determine if the WCPSS Middle School Athletic Participation form is complete.

Wake County Middle School Athletic Participation Form

  • Physical Exam Section is dated by the attending physician and signed (MD, DO, PA, NP) (page 3)
  • Physical Exam Section (page 3) must include the medical office name, address, and phone number of the office where the physical exam was conducted. This may be stamped by the physician’s office.
  • Request for Permission – Sports crossed out if not allowed to participate (page 4)
  • All information has been read and understood (eligibility, insurance, transportation, hazing, sportsmanship, student athlete pledge, parent pledge, request for permission, medical authorization, risk of injury, parental permission).

Use the following checklist to determine if the WCPSS Middle School Athletic Participation form is complete. (continued)

Wake County Middle School Athletic Participation Form

  • Participation form is signed and dated by student-athlete (page 4)
  • Participation form signed and dated by a parent or legal custodian (page 4)
  • Concussion Information for Student/Athletes & Parent/Legal Custodians has been read and understood
  • Student-Athlete & Parent/Legal Custodian Concussion Statement has been filled out, read, initialed and has signatures (page 5)
  • Pages 2, 4 and 5 must have signatures. o Keep the instructions, eligibility rules and concussion information sheet for your information, and make copies of pages 1 - 5 for your records

Use the following checklist to determine if the WCPSS Middle School Athletic Participation form is complete. (continued)

Wake County Middle School Athletic Participation Form

  • Must meet all eligibility requirements prior to the first tryout/practice date.
  • Must complete a WCPSS Middle School Athletic Participation Form and turn in to the school’s Athletic Director. The physical portion of the form is valid only for 395 days from the date of the examination.
  • Student-Athlete and parent/legal custodian must read the Concussion Information Sheet and student-athlete and parent/legal custodian must initial and sign the Student/Athlete and Parent/Legal Custodian Concussion Statement. This must be done on an annual basis.
  • Must meet promotion requirements for the previous school year in order to be eligible for the fall semester. The State Board of Education defines promotion as “progressing to the next grade.” Students retained either by the school or the parents will be ineligible.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for any athletic activity, the athlete:

Wake County Middle School Athletic Participation Form

  • Must earn passing grades (D or better) during each semester in one less course than the required core courses to be eligible for participation during the succeeding semester. Passing grades must be attained in language arts and mathematics. In addition to the core course requirements, at least fifty percent of all remaining courses must be passed.
  • Must not have more than 14 total absences (85% attendance requirement) in the semester prior to athletic participation.
  • Must not turn 15 on or before August 31st of that school year.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for any athletic activity, the athlete:

Wake County Middle School Athletic Participation Form

  • Upon first entering grade seven (7) is academically eligible for competition on middle school teams. All academic and attendance requirements must be met the first semester (fall) in order for this student to be eligible for athletic participation the second semester (spring). No student may be eligible to participate at the Middle School level for a period lasting longer than 4 consecutive semesters beginning with the student’s first entry into 7th grade.
  • Must live with a parent or legal custodian within the Wake County Public School System administrative unit. (Must notify the athletic director if not living with a parent or legal custodian.)
  • Must, if you miss five (5) or more days of practice due to illness or injury, receive a medical release from a licensed physician before practicing or playing.
  • Must not practice OR play if ineligible.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for any athletic activity, the athlete:

Wake County Middle School Athletic Participation Form

  • Must practice a total of six (6) days before playing in a game in all sports except football, where a player must practice nine days.
  • Must not, as an individual or a team, practice or play during the school day.
  • Must not play, practice, or assemble as a team with your coach on teacher work days, Saturday (includes year round schools), Sunday, holidays or vacation days.
  • Must be present 100% of the student day on the day of an athletic contest in order to participate in the event.
  • Must not participate (practice or play) in any athletic event if assigned to In-school suspension (ISS) or Out-of School Suspension (OSS) during that assigned time.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for any athletic activity, the athlete:

Physical Turn-In Dates-

Feb 1 & Feb 8

http://goo.gl/forms/8MkciqjLO1

Physical Turn-In Dates

  • Wednesday Feb 1 at 7:45 AM in the gym.
  • Wednesday Feb 8 at 7:45 AM in the gym.
  • If you cannot attend those times, physicals must be hand delivered to Coach W during those dates.
  • Do not hand in forms ANYWHERE but to Coach W to assure it is received properly.

Didn’t Attend the Meeting?

  • Sign up for tryouts here

  • Turn in forms to Coach Weidenburner by February 1 and 8.