Pioneers News · Requirements and Expectations for Athletes on July 6th!

July 6th is just around the corner.  This will be the first day high school sport teams can begin working out.

Requirements for Athletes:

  1. Any student athlete that is exhibiting symptoms of Covid-19 (cough, fever, chills, muscle pain, shortness of breath, sore throat and new loss of smell) they are not allowed to attend workouts.
  2. IHSAA Physical
    1. The IHSAA is allowing physicals from the 2019-2020 school year to be valid for the 2020-2021 school year. They must be on the IHSAA physical form. 8th Graders that had a valid physical at Boonville Middle School will be good at Boonville High School. If students can not provide a physical on the IHSAA form with all signatures will need to get a physical before they can participate in workouts. Here is a link to the IHSAA physical form:
  3. Online Paperwork
    1. The online paperwork from the 2019-2020 school year is NOT valid for the 2020-2021 school year. Students and their parents will need to to this website (create account if they have not already) and sign their forms digitally.  These forms must be completed by July 6th to be able to do workouts.
    2. If a student is Red in Rank One they will be sent home. They can not attend a workout unless all forms are complete.
    3. If you have questions as to why you are Red after the forms are signed please contact Amanda McConnell or Jim Miller as the issue may be with your physical.
  4. Water
    1. We will NOT provide water or ice for consumption during workouts.
    2. Each student will have to bring their own.
  5. Patience and Accountability
    1. There are new procedures for coaches and students to work through
    2. Please be patient
    3. Attention to detail is vital to limit exposure.  Please be accountable

Expectations for Athletes:

  1. Temperature Checks
    1. Each Student Athlete will have their temperature taken when they enter the facility for a workout.
      1. If a student has 100 degree temperature or above they will be sent home.  
      2. All teams will have specific instructions on where each athlete needs to enter.  Coaches will be sending out information about the workouts.
  2. Symptoms
    1. Each Student Athlete will be required to answer Health Questions regarding symptoms.
  3.  Groups
    1. Each team will have student athletes in groups with a coach. That will be their group and coach for the each and every workout.
  4. Sanitation
    1. Each Group will have access to hand sanitizer and wipes.
    2. They will disinfect each piece of equipment when they are done with it.
  5. Restrooms
    1. Restrooms will not be unlocked
    2. If there is an emergency, coaches will have the latitude to unlock restrooms
      1. Restroom will be sanitized
  6. Social Distancing
    1. Each Student athlete should practice social distancing with in their group
    2. Physical contact/ spotting will not be allowed
  7. Face Masks
    1. Coaches and Student Athletes are strongly recommended to have face masks when in close proximity of each other
    2. Most workouts will be outside where social distancing is easy and mask will not be needed during workouts.
  8. Post Workouts
    1. Student Athletes should go home immediately to shower and wash their workout clothes.

Here is a link to the Centers for Disease Control that highlights how to prevent the spread of Covid-19


Please look over this information: If you have questions please contact Kevin Davis


Stay Safe Pioneers!