Marauders 2005 Cross Country Syllabus
1. Eligibility Requirements
Cross Country practice begins on Monday, August 15th. To participate,
a student must submit:
Transfer students must complete eligibility paperwork.
2. Attendance and Attitude
Three unexcused absences can result in dismissal from the team. JUG or academic detention does not excuse one from practice. Athletes
should schedule medical and personal appointments outside practice
time. Athletes should notify coaches concerning anticipated absences
such as funerals, serious illness, etc.
For the first few weeks practices will be at 6:30 a.m. Beginning September 26 practices begin 20 minutes after the last bell every school day.
Saturday and holiday practices will begin at 8:00 a.m. There are no Sunday practices.
Athletes are expected to regularly check the team website and are
encouraged to communicate with coaches via e-mail.
3. Drug and Alcohol Policy--see
Student-Athlete Parent Handbook.
Athletes provide their own training and racing shoes. A gym bag,
and towel are recommended for daily use. Athletes are expected to
train in appropriate running training attire.
Athletes are responsible for uniforms issued. Proper care includes
cold water wash and tumble dry low. Uniforms are to be returned
to the Deans Office within five days of season's end. Cleaned
equipment should be returned in a brown shopping bag or a clear
plastic bag identified with the athlete's name. JUG will be assigned
to athletes with uniforms outstanding. Athletes will be billed for
damaged or lost uniforms ($60 uniform).
5. Transportation Policy--see
6. Participation, Competition, and Recognition
Athletes attending practice consistently will compete in meets.
Athletes who do not compete are expected to assist the coaches and
their teammates. Some invitational meets have entry limits (Stanford,
Clovis, Section Meet, State Meet). When possible, another meet will
be scheduled on the same day for those not qualifying for the primary
A banquet concludes the season. Athletes who have successfully completed
the season (attended practice faithfully, competed regularly in
meets including the Delta League Championship Meet, and returned
all issued equipment) will receive a certificate of participation.
Varsity athletes who have successfully completed their season will
receive a Block J for the first varsity award, a certificate for subsequent
Jesuit High School Cross Country Sign
Athlete and your parent(s) or guardian sign below and return this
page to the head coach. No uniform will be issued until this page
has been returned.
We have read and agree to abide by the rules set forth for the Jesuit
High School Cross Country team. We also acknowledge that there are
certain inherent risks involved when one participates in cross country
competition as an athlete, as an official or as a volunteer. We
are aware that by signing this document that we freely agree to
take such a risk.
Athletes Name: (Print) ________________________________________________
Parent or Guardians Name: (Print)__________________________________________
Home Address: (Print) ____________________________________________________
Home Phone Number: (...............) ____________________________________
Parent or Guardians Signature: ________________________________________