Parent/Guardian and Student Communication

Parent/Guardian Communication

  • Coaches must communicate the inherent risk of sport participation to the parents/guardians prior to the first practice. Parents/guardians must sign and return the Emergency Contact/Medical Information, Acknowledgment of Risks and Permission to Participate Form (consult the Sample Interschool Parent/Guardian Letter and the Sample Interschool Medical Information and Consent to Participate Form). Inform parents, through written and /or verbal communication, of the times and locations of practices and games.
  • Consult the school board’s transportation procedures related to communicating with parents/guardians the location of an off-site activity and the means of transportation used as well as the need to obtaining parent/guardian permissions.

Student Communication

  • The coach must communicate to players the school board’s policy related to initiation/hazing activities.
  • Inform athletes they are not to share water bottles.