GVAC athletic conference • Due to NEISD building opening a new middle school, we have had to find a new conference to play in for the future. • Next year we will be in the Guadelupe Valley Athletic Conference. • The 11 schools will be: Alamo Heights JS, Boerne ISD (Boerne-South MS), Comal Schools (Canyon MS, Church Hill MS, Smithson Valley, MS, Spring Branch MS), Kerrville ISD (Peterson MS), New Braunfels ISD (New Braunfels MS, Oak Run MS), Schertz-Cibolo-Universay City ISD (Corbett MS, Dobie MS).
AHJS COACHES BOYS’ COACHES Mark Bond- Boys Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Shane Stevens John Maclaren Paul Boyer John Sheppard Kenneth Wogstad Greg McLain Michael Mcelrath GIRLS’ COACHES Michelle Boyer- Girls Coordinator email@example.com Jaclyn Smiddy Christine Gonzales Jackie Moore Joe Hazelwood Melissa Soulas AHISD Athletic Director Gene Phillips
AHJS COACHES OFFICE • BOYS OFFICE NUMBER- 832-5804 • GIRLS OFFICE NUMBER- 832-5805
ATHLETIC INFORMATION • Please sign up for the newsletter by sending an email to: • firstname.lastname@example.org --- boys • email@example.com ----girls The newsletter will include reminders for athletics, schedules, paperwork, request for volunteers, etc.
PAPERWORK NEEDED To participate in UIL sports you will need the following: • Physical from a Doctor on the correct UIL form • Due: June 5th, 2014 • AHISD 24 hour code of leadership form. • UIL acknowledgment of rules • UIL Concussion acknowledgement form • UIL Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness form • AHJS Athletics Guidelines and information. • Parents and students have read the AHISD Athletic Standards.
Eligibility • First 6 weeks will be a grade check. • Report card every 9 weeks. • Progress report every 3 weeks to regain eligibility. • What is passing? 70 or above in all classes. • Waiver for advanced classes (GT or HS credit). • Can only use once a year for one class.
SPORTS SCHEDULES • FOOTBALL- • Begins: August 25th , first game Sept. 11th • Games on Thursdays • Ends: November 8th • Volleyball- • Begins: August 25th, first game Sept. 4th • Games on Thursdays (one Saturday) • Ends: November 6th • Basketball- • Begins: November 17th • Games on Monday (boys), Thursdays (girls)+ (one Saturday) • first game- boys Dec. 1st, Girls Dec. 4th • Ends: February 21st • Tennis-TBA • Track- March 4th-April 18th schedule TBA • All schedules will be posted on AHJS Athletics web page, coaches web pages &sent out through newsletter emails.
TEAM LEVELS AND PHILOSOPHY To develop individual and team skills to a competitive level in preparation for participation in high school sports. Individual skill level, attitude, attendance, team dynamics and coachability will determine playing time during games. • Football, Volleyball & Basketball will have 3 teams for each grade level. • A team- Blue • B team – Gold • C team- White The three levels of teams are designed to allow each athlete to compete at the appropriate level for their current skills and knowledge as determined by the coaching staff. • Track & Tennis will have one team for each grade level.
What is Off- Season? • When you are not currently on a “team” you will do workouts during athletic period. • This group is titled “Off-season”. • Workouts will include but are not limited to: • Weight lifting • Running or conditioning workouts • Agility training • Speed and power training • Core strength training • Instructions on injury prevention and stretching • Preparation for next season/sport
PARENT VOLUNTEERS • EACH TEAM WILL NEED TEAM PARENTS FOR THE FOLLOWING: • PLAN ANY SPECIAL EVENTS. • ORGANIZE CONCESSION STAND WORKERS. • ORGANIZE AND PREPARE TEAM SNACKS FOR GAME DAYS. If you are interested in volunteering please send an email to Coach Bond or Coach Michelle Boyer.
COMMUNICATION REQUEST • When questions or concerns arise: • Encourage your child to speak with the coach directly. • Contact the appropriate coach as soon as possible • Email is the best way during the school day. • Request a short meeting with the coach. • Please avoid before and after games to avoid interruption with coaching duties and supervision. • If you are not able to get a response or resolution please contact Coach Bond or Boyer next.
SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES • MIT • HS CAMPS • SUMMER AT HEIGHTS • District web page is best place to find all camp information.
PREP FOR NEXT YEAR • PHYSICALS DUE: before end of school current year. • See Summer date information flyer • Includes the following information • FB/VB PARENT MEETING • FB PAD • GIRLS ATH. LOCKERS handout times • FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL INFO.: • All VB after school first day until 5:30 pm (7&8)
AHJS Picnic & Scrimmage Fund Raiser Tuesday, Sept. 9th. At AHJS Football and Volleyball teams will scrimmage. Picnic after scrimmages. Donations: Please contact- Joy Fuhrmann-210-771-9735 Melany Andersen-210-216-4150 We need two 7th grade parents to help also.
THANK YOU Parents are a huge part of helping to make AHJS Athletics successful. We could not do it with out your support. Your communication is very important so please continue to have positive communication with all the Coaching staff.