Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt D4.040 POLICY
INTRAMURAL AND ATHLETIC SPORTS PROGRAMS
Sports at Roosevelt help all students develop physical skills and an appreciation of life long fitness, make friends have fun, learn to play as a member of a team, learn to play fair and improve self esteem.
II. Administration’s Responsibilities
A. When establishing the sports program, the administration shall:
1. Provide athletic competition in a variety of sports for both boys and girls.
2. Give every eligible student an equal opportunity to be a member of a team.
3. Outfit teams with proper attire and safety equipment.
4. Provide qualified personnel for coaching and supervision.
III. The Intramural and Competitive Programs’ Parameters
A. The Intramural and Athletic Sports programs shall be provided as an extension of the total physical education curriculum. These programs will fall under the authority of the Athletic Director.
B. All phases of the intramural and athletic programs shall be organized and conducted using current educational principles and practices.
C. Student interest will be a key factor in determining the extent and breadth of the program.
D. It is recognized that under proper supervision and direction, students who participate in Intramural and competitive athletics will learn the principles of good sportsmanship, athletic skill, self-discipline, and teamwork.
IV. The Intramural and Competitive Program Definitions:
A. Intramural Programs are:
1. Recreational sports programs organized within FDR.
2. May involve friendly games with other schools.
3. All students are allowed the choice to participate.
4. Focus is fun and basic skill building.
B. Competitive Programs are:
1. Competitive sports programs that may involve local league competitions or international competitions.
2. There may be team try-outs and team selections based on the procedures defined by the Athletic Director.
3. Focus is competition and more advanced skill development.
Revised: June 5, 2009Comments Off