NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION. 2012-2013 Eligibility Summary, Rules & Regulations. PERSPECTIVE.
2012-2013 Eligibility Summary, Rules & Regulations
“Discipline and diligence are up there on the list. But one of the most important qualities of many really successful people is humility – if you have a degree of humility about you, you have the ability to take advice, to be coachable, teachable. A humble person never stops learning.”
In order for a change of residence to be bona fide at least the following facts must exist:
A student is eligible at their assigned school if he/she attended school within that administrative unit the previous two (2) semesters, provided it meets LEA policy.
“Participants, coaches, and other team representatives and game officials, including chain crew, official scorers and timers, should not use any tobacco product, alcoholic beverage or controlled substance at a game site; violation of the policy will be disqualification from the contest.”
Managing concussions is difficult even for well-trained and experienced medical providers. Coaches, you do not want this responsibility (or liability).
Take home point: At the end of the day, it’s not an athlete’s knee, ankle, or elbow… it’s his or her brain and you cannot get this one wrong…
There are red flags which can tip us off to undiagnosed heart problems:
Take home point: Any athlete who passes out or has chest pain with exertion needs a medical evaluation
Take home point: Know who your asthmatic athletes are & make sure they have accessible inhalers
Take Home Point: Any suspected cervical spine injury should be immobilized and evaluated by medical personnel
Take home point: the vast majority of skin infections can be prevented by good hygiene
1. Can you play sports at one school while enrolled and attending another school?
2. What are the rules regarding a physical examination
3. Can a student participate in 2 sports in the same season (i.e. football and soccer)?
16. At which school would a student be eligible if the parents are separated, but have legal joint custody?