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The athletic trainer has posted the following information regarding concussion training:
In order to try out for a Fall 2015 sport student-athletes must attend a Face to Face meeting or complete online training after June 1, 2015.
Face to Face Concussion Dates for Forest Park for 2015-16 Athletes
2015-16 MEETINGS WILL COMMENCE AFTER JUNE 1, 2015
Door close promptly at 7pm. Do not be late.
Concussion meetings will be posted very soon.
* For a complete list of all trainings at all locations see the FPHS athetic trainer webpage.
Parents and students who have already attended a face-to-face training may take this year’s mandatory concussion training online. Rising 6th grade and 9th grade students and students new to Prince William County Public Schools are not eligible for the Online Training.
* See the FPHS athletic trainer page for the link to the online training.
2015 Fall Tryouts
The 2015 Varsity and Junior Varsity tryouts will be held from August 3-6, 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. The first day of practice will be August 7, 2015 and then every weekday throughout the season. Any athlete that would like to tryout for a team must be present at the tryouts and all practices.
*** Two-a-day practices will be held for varsity athletes beginning Friday, August 7 and tentatively through August 14. Practices will be held 8:00-10:00 a.m. and 5:00-7:00 p.m. An August/September schedule will be provided to all athletes at the first team meeting.
Athletes should be wear shorts, t-shirts, socks, indoor court shoes, outside running shoes, and knee pads. Bring plenty of water to drink prior to and throughout tryout times.
Athletes should be aware that playing volleyball is a high impact, competitive sport and be prepared for continuous volleyball and athletic activity. As with most sports, there is a risk involved with playing volleyball.
The Freshmen tryouts will run August 4-7, 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. The first day of practice will being August 10, 2014 and continue every weekday throughout the season. Any athlete that would like to tryout for a team must be present at the tryouts and attend all practices.
*** Please consider the commitment to the team as you tryout. Missing practice days for vacation will be considered unexcused missed practices. A player cannot have more than three unexcused practices to remain on the team. This applies to all level teams.
THESE ITEMS ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL ATHLETES TO TRY OUT:
1. CURRENT SPORTS PHYSICAL, dated after May 2015
2. CONCUSSION TRAINING, anyone competing this for the first time must attend the "in person"
training. Both the athlete and one parent/guardian must attend the training.
3. EMERGENCY BLUE CARD - this can be attained in the front office
TURN IN YOUR PAPERWORK TO THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR'S OFFICE BY JULY 31!
THE EMERGENCY BLUE CARD SHOULD BE TURNED IN TO THE COACH THE FIRST DAY OF TRYOUTS!
STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TRYOUT FOR VOLLEYBALL UNLESS ALL THREE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS ARE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO, OR THE DAY OF TRYOUTS! NO EXCEPTIONS!
The Fall volleyball schedule is available. Here is a link to the High School Sports Net website: http://www.cardinaldistrictva.org/g5-bin/client.cgi?G5genie=361&school_id=2 and here is the direct link to the varsity schedule: http://www.cardinaldistrictva.org/g5-bin/client.cgi?cwellOnly=1&G5statusflag=view&schoolname=&school_id=2&G5button=13&G5genie=361&vw_schoolyear=1&vw_agl=41-3-9,&category_sel=&category=
Here are a few more dates to add in: Aug. 29 - Massaponax Jamboree (V only in Richmond), Sep. 29 - Madison High School (V only at home). There may be one more match added to the schedule.
Sign Up Genius
Please use the following link to sign up for concession stands. We appreciate your help through the 2014 volleyball season. Please keep in mind that there will be post-season games. These will be posted with very little notice.
NEW NCAA Division I Initial-Eligibility Academic Requirements
There are new requirements for college-bound student-athletes enrolling full time at an NCAA Division I college or university on or after August 1, 2016.
Click on the following link to see the new requirements:
*Mandatory Concussion Educaton Training*
Parents and student athletes must take concussion education training before sports tryouts. All student athletes and at least one parent or guardian will be required to attend a concussion education session provided by their respective middle and high schools. Attendance at one of these sessions is required before a student will be allowed to try out for any sport. Participation in the concussion education session is mandated by state law (Virginia Code 22.1-271.5). A concussion is a brain injury that is characterized by an onset of impairment of cognitive and/or physical functioning, and is caused by a blow to the head, face, or neck, or to the body that causes a sudden jarring of the head (e.g., a helmet to the head, being
knocked to the ground). A concussion can occur with or without loss of consciousness.
Prince William County Public Schools supports the need to ensure that its staff, students, and the community are aware of the seriousness of brain injuries and concussions and how they can affect the student’s
abilities in the educational setting. In April 2011, the Prince William County School Board adopted a concussion policy that meets the Virginia Code. The law requires parents and students to sign a form attesting that they received training prior to any level of student participation in athletics. Athletes should attend a session at the high school they attend. The meeting will start promptly at 7:00 p.m. and no one will be allowed to enter once a session has started.
* Please see the FPHS Athletic Trainer website for dates and locations.
Support the FP Booster Club
In an effort to support the FP Booster Club, it is strongly encouraged that all members of the volleyball program have a parent join as a member of the booster club. The cost is only $5.
Please print the "booster membership form" from the group files section and return it to Coach Davila or mail it into the school.