Thursday Junior Sport

THURSDAY SPORT 2022

  • COMMENCES THURSDAY, MAY 19TH
  1. A VERY HIGH STANDARD OF DRESS IS EXPECTED ACROSS ALL SPORTS. COACHES SHOULD NOT ALLOW STUDENTS TO PLAY IF THEY HAVE NOT GOT THE CORRECT FOOTWEAR, SCHOOL PLAYING TOP, SHORTS/SKIRT AND SOCKS. COACHES MAY BE A LITTLE LENIENT ON UNIFORM FOR THE 1ST 3 WEEKS, (FOOTWEAR EXCEPTED) BUT BY WEEK 4 THERE SHOULD BE NO EXCUSES. SHIN PADS MUST BE WORN FOR HOCKEY AND SOCCER AND THE NHSSA STRONGLY ADVISES THAT MOUTHGUARDS ARE WORN FOR FOOTBALL AND HOCKEY. I ENCOURAGE COACHES TO NOTIFY ME IF THEY FEEL THAT A PARTICULAR OPPONENT IS NOT ABIDING BY THESE RULES.
  1. THERE SHOULD BE NO TOLERATION WHATSOEVER OF BAD OR UNSPORTSMANLIKE BEHAVIOUR, BOTH ON AND OFF THE FIELD, BY COACHES/SUPERVISORS. MINOR DEVIATIONS FROM THIS POLICY SHOULD BE DEALT WITH QUICKLY AND FAIRLY TO MAKE SURE ANY ESCALATION IS NOT POSSIBLE. ANY MAJOR BEHAVIOURAL ISSUES AT A PARTICULAR MATCH MUST BE OUTLINED IN A REPORT (FORM EMAILED TO SCHOOLS) AND EMAILED TO ME ASAP AFTER THE MATCH. I WILL THEN MEET WITH THE PRINCIPAL AND RELEVANT STAFF OF THAT SCHOOL TO DISCUSS OUR OPTIONS RE SUSPENSION FOR THAT INDIVIDUAL OR INDIVIDUALS.
  1. RULES AND REGULATIONS – WILL BE FORWARDED TO THUR CO-ORDINATORS. THESE SHOULD BE DISTRIBUTED TO THUR SPORT STAFF
  1. CANCELLATION POLICY – AGAIN, WILL BE FORWARDED
  1. INDIVIDUAL SPORTS – SUBJECT TO CHANGE

FOOTBALL– 2 DIVISIONS

NETBALL – 2 DIVISIONS

SOCCER – 1 DIVISION

  1. RESULTS. TO BE EMAILED TO EXECUTIVE OFFICER ASAP AFTER THURSDAY. PLEASE CHECK YOUR RESULTS WITH YOUR OPPOSITION AT THE END OF YOUR MATCHES
  2. UMPIRES – SENIOR STUDENTS APPOINTED BY THE SCHOOLS
  3. 1ST AID – UNFORTUNATELY NHSSA CANNOT PROVIDE 1ST AID AT THE OUTSIDE VENUES. SCHOOLS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING THEIR OWN 1ST AID KITS.
  4. COVID PROCEDURE

COVID PROCEDURES AT COUNCIL FACILITIES (NTCA, HOBLERS BRIDGE, BIRCH AVE. PPK)

  • COACHES ALSO MUST COMPLETE AND RETAIN THEIR WEEKLY, ACCURATE ATTENDANCE LISTS FOR EACH OF THE VENUES.
  • SPECTATORS ARE NOT ALLOWED
  • I WOULD STILL LIKE TEAMS TO CARRY THEIR OWN COVID KITS WITH THEM TO WIPE DOWN THEIR AREAS BEFORE LEAVING. HAND SANITISING TO BE INCLUDED.
  • CHANGEROOMS CANNOT BE USED UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY. STUDENTS TO COME READY TO PLAY. TOILETS AVAILABLE AT ALL FACILITIES
  • SCHOOLS MUST MAINTAIN A SAFE DISTANCE FROM EACH OTHER AT THESE VENUES. SUPERVISORS MUST ENSURE THIS HAPPENS.
  • WHILE SPECTATING PLEASE ENSURE THE 1.5M SOCIAL DISTANCING
  1. COVID REQUIREMENTS WHEN PLAYING AT OTHER SCHOOLS

(KM, QHS, PHS,  SPC, LCGS)

  • SCHOOLS WOULD PREFER FOR STUDENTS TO COME PREPARED TO PLAY RATHER THEN USE SCHOOL CHANGEROOMS (ONLY IF REALLY NECESSARY) TOILETS AVAILABLE OBVIOUSLY
  • EACH TEAM TO CARRY THEIR OWN COVID KITS TO WIPE DOWN THEIR AREAS. TO INCLUDE HAND SANITISER.
  • TEAM SHEETS MAINTAINED AS PER COUNCIL FACILITIES
  • SOCIAL DISTANCING WHILE NOT PLAYING – COACHES TO ENFORCE
  • SCHOOLS WELL SEPERATED FROM EACH OTHER ON THE SIDELINES
  • SPECTATORS NOT ALLOWED

MY CONTACT: PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT ME IF YOU HAVE AN ‘ISSUE’ ON THE DAY. I AM OUT AND ABOUT AND CAN BE AT MOST VENUES WITHIN 15 MINS. MY MOBILE IS 0419547471.

ANDREW