NMHU CowgirlsVolleyball Sean and Carolina June 29, 2011
NMHU Philosophy • Positive thinking and actions. • To encourage all student-athletes to feel confident about their choices. • Practice and drills will build strong character. • Learned to love and have the desire to compete.
Philosophy Great performance comes from hard work and dedication
Player’s Rules • Be on time • Give 100% in the gym • Give 100% in the classroom • Be Honest • Be a team player • Keep it in the program • Be tough • Have fun
Coaches Rules • Respect • Effort and Teamwork • Positive coaching • Competence • Caring environment • Athletic trainers • Integrity
Code of Conduct Expectations and team rules that the coaching staff believes are critical to promoting excellence and having fun. • Commitment • Playing Time • Position
Academic Expectations • Guidelines: • Team GPA at or above 3.0. • Personal GPA at or above 2.5. • 100% attendance mandatory. • Get involved in discussions in class. • Don’t procrastinate with assignments.
Media Guidelines • Public Media • Student-athletes are expected to conduct themselves responsibly as members of their respective team, the Athletics Department, the College and the community. • Social networks • Users must understand that any content they make public via on-line social networks or digital platforms is expected to follow.
Equipment Guidelines • Poles, nets and antennae: the poles, nets, and antennae will be set-up and taken down every day after practice and put away in an organized fashion. The equipment room shall be clean and removed of clutter. • Balls: NMHU has a certain number of volleyballs and we would like to keep it that way. After every practice, all the balls will be counted and nobody is allowed to leave until they are all accounted for.
Team = Responsibility New Mexico Highlands University Volleyball program we expect a lot from the players as well as the coaches. We are using volleyball as a tool to learn important life skills to better prepare athletes for the rigors of post collegiate life. We teach and perform rules and expectations.