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					Walker Charter Academy
            SPORTS OFFERED
       Basketball (boys’ and girls’)
                Volleyball
                 Bowling
              Cheerleading
        Soccer (boys’ and girls’)
     Cross Country (boys’ and girls’)

        Athletics
                    2011-2012 Coaches
Girls’ Basketball                   Volleyball
           Lindsay Gallas– A Team
           Tarah Friedt– B Team
                                    Bowling
Boys’ and Soccer                                    Mike Mooney
           Brad Elders
           Nate Hamilton (Asst.)    Cross Country
                                                    Tammi Huizing/Katy Borowka
Boys' Basketball
                                    Girls’ Soccer

Cheerleading
           Stevie Combs
                     Player Cuts
-Based on numbers

-Coaches discretion
 *Inform students of expectations before tryouts begin.


-Lists are not posted
                   Playing Time
Everyone MUST play.

      Playing time may not be equal.

              -Attendance
              -Effort
              -School/Practice behavior issues

      Coaches will contact you if there is an issue.
                      Eligibility
Behavior:
Two Blue-Level infractions or One Red-Level infraction according to
our new school-wide behavior system. Length of ineligibility will be
based upon individual and severity of the incident(s).
                  Eligibility
Academics:
-More than 2 missing assignments in one class
-2 missing assignments in multiple classes
 -Perform well below ability on a test/quiz with no
effort to retake.
           Eligibility (cont.)
Attendance:
 Must be present at school that day to practice/play.
          -unless you have an excused absence
          -need to be at school before lunch

Attitude/Conduct:
  In-school or Out-of-school Suspension
           -ineligible for next game.
               Participation
-Missing 3 games due to ineligibility.
-Missing of school due to 2 suspensions during the
 season.
     * In-school or Out-of-school suspension*

-Verbal or physical attack upon any individual.
-Refusing to participate in practices or contests.
                Guidelines
-Time Commitment
     -May be committed up to 6 days (This would include
 tournament week). Most teams generally go 4 days a
 week.
-Cancellations
     -Hosting school cancels games. School should know by
 1:30 and no later than 2:00.
     -If school is canceled there will be no contest.
-No Jewelry
    -Tape cannot cover earrings
    -No barrettes: Scrunchy or rubber band hair tie.
                   Attitude
-MORAL FOCUS SCHOOL
    -Parents need to lead by example.

    -Inappropriate behavior will be asked to leave.

    -Represent yourself, your child, and Walker Charter
 Academy.
                  Practices
-Cell Phones
  *Per the school handbook, cell phones and
  electronic devices are not allowed by students (this
  includes after-school activities).
-After School
  *If a team has a late practice, students may not roam
  the hallways after school. They must have
  permission from a teacher to be in their classroom
  before practice.
     General Rules-Walker
-If a team member resigns or is dismissed from a team,
     he/she will be ineligible to participate in Walker
     athletic programs until the following season.

-Once on a team, he/she must make participation a
   priority over vacations and non-school trips.
   Missing practices may effect the playing
   time/performance of the students.
             Parent Drivers
Driving for games:
1. Need to have the parent volunteer form completed
   and turned in to the office.

2. Office needs to have a copy of your drivers license
   and insurance on file.

Picking up students:
   BE RESPECTFUL!
       3-strike policy
      Parent Volunteers

–Help coaches coordinate drivers for each game.

–Help coordinate snack and drink for each game.

–Please contact your child’s coach if you would be
 willing step into this role.
               Uniforms

–Uniforms need to be taken care of and returned.
   If uniforms are returned damages, parents are
   responsible for full replacement cost.

–Coaches are not paid until uniforms are returned.
Before Your Child Can Play
             Forms packet need to be
             completed and returned to
             Mr. Reed or Mary and
             Cheryl in the office.
Before Your Child Can Play
         (cont.)
                Physical needs to be
                completed before
                tryouts.

                Physicals may not be
                older than one year.
                Physicals
Need a physical???
     *Contact Mr. Reed and he can help set one up
 for you.

     *Concentra (3 Mile and Alpine)
         $25.00 Physicals
         Walk-ins welcome (M-F)
        Before the Season
-Players must:
   –Parents and students must sign the “General Rules
    for All Walker Wildcat Teams.”

  –Submit $10.00 pay-to-play fee

*Both need to be returned to Mr. Reed
         IMPORTANT DATES

October 17th: Boys’ basketball and cheerleading may begin

January 3rd: Volleyball and Bowling may begin

March 12th: Cross Country and Girls’ Soccer may begin.
 Questions or Comments

            DeWayne Reed
        6.dreed@nhamail.com
            616-785-2700
*For information during the season, visit:
 www.walkercharteracademypto.com

				
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