Athletics

Last Updated: 8/3/2020 10:03 PM

COVID-19 QUESTIONNAIRE

(To be completed once and 7 days prior to first work-out)

 

COVID-19 DAILY PRE-SCREENING QUESTIONS

(To be completed every day prior to arriving on school ground.  Please click on the sport that you participate in to complete the daily screening questions.)

FOOTBALL

 

BOYS SOCCER

 

GIRLS SOCCER 

 

CROSS COUNTRY 

 

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL 

 

CHEERING 

 

Practice Information for August 3 – August 14

Sport

Days

Location

Report Time

Practice

Football

8/5, 8/6, 8/11, 8/12

Football Field

7:45

8:15-9:45

Cross Country

8/3, 8/5, 8/6, 8/11, 8/12, 8/13

Perimeter of HS & town

8:15

8:45-10:15

Volleyball

Wed & Thurs

Grass practice field

9:00

9:30-11:00

Cheering

8/3, 8/5, 8/11, 8/13

South end of track by scoreboard

9:30

10:00-11:30

Boys Soccer

8/5, 8/6, 8/11, 8/12, 8/13

Rec Center Main Field

8:45

9:15-10:45

Girls Soccer

8/5, 8/6, 8/10, 8/11, 8/12, 8/13

Rec Center Softball Fields

8:00

8:30-10:00

 

Mandatory Practice Protocols:

  1. Complete the 2020-2021 fall participation packet.  This can be found on the high school website     under athletics.
  2. Athletes must have completed an athletic physical on June 1, 2019 or later. 
  3. Under the guidelines, students will need to complete the “Covid-19 Questionnaire” form at least 7 days prior to August 3 (submit by July 27).  The form can be found on the high school website under Athletics. 
  4. Athletes will also be required to complete the “Covid-19 Daily Pre-Screening Questions.”  This form is to be completed every day prior to arriving on school grounds.  This form can also be completed on athletic webpage by clicking on the link of the sport the student participates in. 
    1. Any individual who answers “yes” to any question on the questionnaire, or who has a temperature greater than 100.4°F, shall not be permitted to participate in the workout and shall be required to return home.
    2. Any Individual who answers “yes” to any question on the questionnaire shall be required to provide clearance from a physician before they will be permitted to resume participation in the workouts.

5.

a.First Checkpoint- Athlete must arrive to practice wearing a mask.  The Covid-19 Questionnaire must be completed and the daily Covid-19 Screening Questions must have been submitted.

b.Second Checkpoint- Athletes temperature will be taken prior to practice daily, as will the temperature of all coaches. Athletes who have a temperature of 100.4 or higher will not be allowed to practice that day.  Parents may not accompany athletes to the temperature check.  We highly recommend parents wait in the car until athletes are cleared for practice that day.  Athletes sent home with a fever will be required to get a doctor’s note in order to return to practice.

  1. Face Coverings
    1. Athletes must arrive wearing a mask and the mask must remain on until workouts begin.

b.Student-athletes who are engaged in high-intensity aerobic activity, e.g., running, sprinting, etc., do not need to wear face coverings during the period of the aerobic activity. Once the aerobic activity is over, student- athletes shall wear face coverings.

c.Student-athletes who are not engaged in high-intensity aerobic activity, e.g., sitting on the bench, reviewing plays, watching videos, waiting in line, etc., are required to wear face coverings.

d.Coaches and district personnel must wear face coverings at all times.

7.Groupings/Social Distancing

a.Students may only choose one activity during the summer period.  Meaning, if a student plays soccer and is in the band or cheering; they may only choose one activity to participate in during the summer period.

b.No more than ten (10) student-athletes may be grouped together in a single area and the groups should be pre- determined by the coach prior to the start of the workout.

c.Social distancing of at least six (6) feet shall be maintained between student-athletes and staff at all times, including within the ten (10) student-athlete groupings.

d.Once student groupings are determined, student-athletes may not switch to another grouping, even for another sport.

e.More than one group of student-athletes can be in a single area, provided there is twelve (12) to eighteen (18) feet between each group of student-athletes.

f.Groupings must stay together throughout the entirety of PHASE 1.

g.There shall not be celebratory contact, e.g., fist bumps, high-fives, huddles, etc.

8.Sports Equipment

a.Sports equipment shall not be shared at any time during PHASE 1.

b.Each student-athlete shall bring a minimum of one water bottle with their name on it to each workout for his/her own personal consumption. There shall not be any trading or sharing of water bottles.  Water will not be supplied by the school.

c.All sports equipment and touchpoints (e.g., benches, agility cones, ladders, clipboards, etc.) must be cleaned and disinfected after each workout with EPA approved cleaners and disinfectants against COVID-19.

9.Locker Rooms/Restrooms

a. Locker Rooms will not be open until further notice.

b. Restrooms will be open and limited to one person.

10. Hygiene

a. Students must wear their clothes at all times during work-outs.  

b. There shall be no gum chewing or spitting at any time.

c. Students and staff should make every effort to wash their hands before and after work-outs.

11.The state of New Jersey has issued an incoming travel advisory that all individuals entering New Jersey from states with a significant spread of Covid-19 should quarantine for 14-days after leaving that state.  For the list of states, please go to covid19.nj.gov

Athletic Physicals can be dropped off at the high school gym entrance on the following dates and times.

July 22nd 9:00am-12:00pm

July 29th 9:00am-12:00pm

 

All Athletic Physicals can be given to your coach after July 29th.  These documents will then be sent to the district doctor for clearance.  This process can take up to two weeks and the student cannot participate until they are cleared.

 

In case of inclement weather or pending inclement weather, practices will be cancelled.  This information will tweeted @LHSGBathletics.  We ask that students and parents follow us on twitter to receive important information. 

 

Please be aware these protocols, rules, and requirements will be strictly enforced by coaching staff and the Lyndhurst Athletic Department.  Dates and protocols may be changed and new ones could be added at any time due to changes in New Jersey from Covid-19. 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULES

https://www.northjerseyic.org/public/genie/265/school/13/

 

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FALL REGISTRATION

Fall sports registration is now open.  Click on the link below:

http://lyndhurstschools.powermediallc.org

 

SUMMER 2020 SHUT DOWN PERIOD

July 24, 2020 through August 2, 2020

Mandatory practice begins on August 10, 2020

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  1. Attendance
    1. If the student is not in school by 10:00am, they are not eligible to participate that day.
    2. If the student does not dress for gym, they are not eligible to participate that day.
    3. If the student is absent from school in the morning or afternoon, they are not allowed to practice or play in a game.
    4. If the student is absent on a Friday or the day before a break, they are not eligible without a parent note clearing them to participate.
  2. Academic Eligibility
    1. Fall & Winter- Pass 30 credits from previous school year.
    2. Student may become eligible for winter sport on February 1st if they are passing 15 credits after the first semester (MP1 & MP2).
    3. Spring- Passing 15 credits after the first semester (MP1 & MP2).
    4. Student may become eligible in the spring semester on May 1st if they pass all courses in the third marking period and have accumulated 30 credits after three marking periods.
    5. Seniors who become academically eligible can begin to play after third marking period grades have been posted.
  3. Athletic Registration
    1. Students must register for each athletic season during the registration period for each season.
    2. Registration window:
      1. Fall Season: May 1st – July 15th
      2. Winter Season: September 10th – November 1st
      3. Spring Season: January 2nd – March 1st
  4. Contact
    1. Jeff Radigan- Supervisor of Athletic- jeffreyradigan@lyndhurst.k12.nj.us
    2. Tom Thomas- Athletic Trainer (online registration)- tomthomas@lyndhurst.k12.nj.us
    3. Vanessa Nowinski- Nurse (athletic physicals)- vanessanowinski@lyndhurst.k12.nj.us

 

OPIOID USE AND MISUSE EDUCATIONAL FACT SHEET

http://www.njsiaa.org/sites/default/files/document/Opioid%20FactSheet%20%28Revised%29.pdf

 

NJSIAA STEROID TESTING AND BANNED SUBSTANCES
http://www.njsiaa.org/steroid-testing-and-education

 

NCAA ELIGIBILITY CENTER
For more information on scholarships and being eligible to participate in college, click the link below.

NCAA Eligibility Center

https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/  

 

 

 

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