Bears Football Pre-Entrance Agreement“It’s easy to be ordinary. Only those who dedicate themselves can be outstanding”
In order to prevent confusion and/or conflict I feel it is important thateverybody understands the level of commitment and expectations the privilege of being a football player entail.It is important that all parties understand that football is NOT amandatory activity. Being a part of this program is a privilege that can betaken from you at any time. You choose to accept this challenge. You mayalso choose not to at any time. You may also choose not to agree with therules and guidelines of this contract. However, it is mandatory to sign,accept and follow the rules outlined in this agreement if you wish to keep the privilege of being a team member.The lessons taught in high school athletics are enumerable. Footballwill help teach the meaning of such words as
COMMITMENT, DEDICATION, SELFLESSNESS and CHARACTER
. Not all will bestrong enough to make the needed sacrifices. Those that do will gain greatrewards and have a bunch of fun!
Team Rules1. No profanity2. No alcohol, drugs or tobacco3. No unexcused absences or tardiness from any mandatory football activity4. No disrespect of any proper authority figure.5. No substandard gradesConsequences*Swearing at a coach is 100% unacceptable. The first offense is a half-game suspension.The second will result in immediate dismissal from the team. General profanity willresult in “on-field” discipline.*Any violation of the drug/alcohol policy AT ANY TIME DURING THE YEAR willresult in immediate suspensions from the next five football contests. During this periodyou will still be required to attend all mandatory football activities. A second violationwithin a 365-day period will result in immediate dismissal from the program.*Unexcused absences: 1
offense: “on-field” discipline. 2
offense: one gamesuspension. 3
offense: dismissal from the team.*Any tardy is counted as one-half an unexcused absence*Disrespect of any coach or teacher will not be tolerated. Each instance will be dealt with based on severity AS JUDGED BY COACH HOOVER. Three instances of any type willresult in dismissal from the team.I understand that…