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Identity And Expectations


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Identity And Expectations

  1. 1. 2009 Tahoma Wresting
  2. 2. Bear’s Wrestling Staff C. Feist - Head Coach * D. Burnham M. Caniparoli B. Higa G. Hopkins T. Kitchen Z. Nimms M. Seger
  3. 3. Commitment to Excellence <ul><li>Focus for the year – “Your Best Effort” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The 2 most important questions a wrestler can ask </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tahoma Style </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Family & Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Athlete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sportsmanship </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Policies & Rules <ul><li>Academics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenge to the boys- 3.2 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1. Below 2.0 and/or failed a class on the last report card – On probation until next report card </li></ul><ul><li>2. Academic Probation </li></ul><ul><li>a. Grades checked every two weeks, mandatory 3 study sessions per week ( tracking sheet turned in every Friday). </li></ul><ul><li>b. Drop below 2.0 and/or receive an F – YOU ARE INELIGIBLE FOR GAMES UNTIL ABOVE THE STANDARD </li></ul>
  5. 5. Policies and Rules <ul><li>Practice – Wrestlers are expected to be at all practices </li></ul><ul><li>Injuries – Let coaches know before going home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concussions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Line up- Blue, Gold, White </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ The best wrestler earns the spot” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All wrestlers will have an opportunity to compete each week </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Policies and Rules <ul><li>District coach’s focus for the year – COMMUNICATION </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Coaching Goals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing a vertical program with smooth transitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use technology to improve communication to parents and athletes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parent/Athlete Evaluation form – want feedback on program and coaching goals </li></ul>
  7. 7. THS Wrestling Letter Policy <ul><li>Tahoma wrestlers can earn a letter by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Earning 65 letter points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pt system can be found on team website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualifying for Regional tournament </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete three season consecutive seasons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unanimous staff vote </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Tahoma Wrestling Web Site <ul><li>Information about our events and practices can be found on our website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full list of team expectations can be found on the wrestling website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can access the wrestling site from the THS website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We also post pictures and other information on the site. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are looking for a parent volunteer to update the site with event photos the coaches collect </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Parent/Coach Communication <ul><li>Appropriate Concerns To Discuss with Coaches </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Psychological/Physical Treatment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ways to help your son/daughter improve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concerns about behavior </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Release your child to the sport <ul><li>Encourage your kids to take ownership and learn the skills (which include… commitment, leadership, teamwork, effort, handling adversity, handling success, and communication ) that will benefit them long after they’re done playing. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bruce Brown </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make sure you have signed in to verify attendance at the meeting </li></ul>