Fall Sports information

Posted Tuesday, July 07, 2015 by Michael O'Donnell

Stepinac Football

 Starting next week 6/22 - weight room will be open at 5 pm Monday Thru Thursday evenings.
NY State law says every player must have 16 days of practice before first game.  That means that every player must be in attendance at every practice from August 24 till Sept 11 th or they cannot play in first game & scrimmages. No exceptions.

Freshman-
1. will report at 9 am on Monday August 24th to stands behind school
2. must have medical papers & physicals on proper form sent to nurse [ two weeks before]
3. after a short team meeting will be taken by coaches as a team to see nurse at 9:30 to see nurse to get participation card to play. No physical no tryout. Physical must be on correct form. No exceptions.
4. bring sneakers, cleats, lock, shorts & T shirts for work out. First day they will be done by 1 pm.
5. practice after that day will be Monday Thru Sat from 9 am till 4 pm each day. athlete should bring lunch or money to walk to deli down street each day. Water sports drinks. Off on Sundays.
6. Freshman will have a scrimmage on Sat Sept 5 th at 12:30 pm. They will be off Sunday Sept 6 & Monday Sept 7th.
7. Once school begins practices will be basically 3:00 pm till 5:30 pm Monday thru Friday with games on Sat mornings at 10 am.
8.Join the website . http://stepinacfootball.stackvarsity.com/members/reg/default.asp.
register as a Freshman fall of 2015 . you will then be approved & name will be added to roster.
 9. join the 2015-2016 Stepinac Freshman Football team on face book page. Players only   https://www.facebook.com/groups/447386065440710/
10 please register on our website as a Freshman fall of 2015 on this website http://stepinacfootball.stackvarsity.com/members/reg/default.asp
11 ask parents to register as well.
12 answer all information areas & wait to be approved. After approval you will appear on roster on website. Please put in cell phone # & carrier. we will be able to text everyone right through website in case of emergency.
13. each team will be starting a parents facebook page as well


JV- Football
1. will report on Thursday August 20th at 12:30 pm as team in locker room.
2. coaches will take team at 1 pm to see nurse as a team to get participation card. No physical on file no practice.
3. team will be tested after  cards are given.
4. practice will begin on Monday August 24 at 8 am.  Practices will be from 8 am till 6:30 pm Monday thru Sat . Sundays Off.
5. each player should bring Lock for locker & everything he might need to get through a day of practice & meetings.
6. JV will scrimmage at Home 9 am Sat Sept 5th.
7/ join the 2015-2016 archbishop Stepinac JV football facebook page.  Players only https://www.facebook.com/groups/1450310945283840/
8 register & update your account on website. Height & weight.   http://stepinacfootball.stackvarsity.com/members/reg/default.asp
9. each team will be starting a parents facebook page as well

Varsity Football

1. will report on Thursday August 20th at 1:30 pm as team in locker room.
2. coaches will take team at 2 pm to see nurse as a team to get participation card. No physical on file no practice.
3. team will be tested after  cards are given.
4. practice will begin on Monday August 24 at 8 am.  Practices will be from 8 am till 7 pm Monday thru Sat . Sundays Off.
5. each player should bring Lock for locker & everything he might need to get through a day of practice & meetings.
6. Varsity will scrimmage at New Canaan on Sat Sept 5th at 10 am
7. First game will be Sept 11 &:30 pm at Newburgh Free academy. Last years NY State finalist.

If you have any questions please email stepcrusaders@aol.com

Everyone will be charged a football fee to play.
the fee includes: [ fee has not been determined yet]

secondary insurance policy
full time trainer- each day starting at 2:30 pm till 7 pm [new]
practice jersey
shorts & T shirt
Hoody
Girdle
mouth pieces
Hudl football film service- film access & recruiting
Game film service
recondition & sanitize of all equipment each year

rental of:
Helmet
shoulder pads
practice pants
Game Pants
game jersey [ JV & Freshman]
belts

Varsity fee will be higher & include cleats & game socks.
Varsity players buy there game jerseys.

All of our Football helmets are rated at 4 star or higher out of 5 stars . We have Schutt advantage  & Riddell helmets.They are sent out each year to be tested for safety, inspected, repainted & sanitized. Any helmet that is not up to standards is removed & destroyed.  All Levels get same quality helmet.

Anyone who is interested in buying own helmet should email me. I can set up purchase of helmet. We would need to recondition helmet each year & sanitize it. Helmet must be a HS approved helmet [no youth helmets] Helmets run over $300 for these types of helmets.  email me at stepcrusaders@aol.com

Varsity & JV Soccer

Varsity & JV
1. will report on Thursday August 20th at 11:30 am as team in locker room.
2. coaches will take team at 12 noon to see nurse as a team to get participation card. No physical on file no practice.
All Players must have a sports physical om file with nurse. Physicals are good for one calendar year. Athlete must get new participation card for each sport..
3. team will be tested after  cards are given.
4. practice will begin on Monday August 24 at 7 am.  Practices will be from 8 am til l4pm pm Monday thru Fridays & some Sats . Sundays Off.
5. each player should bring Lock for locker & everything he might need to get through a day of practice & meetings
6. first games are Tuesday Sept 8th.   NY State requires  10 practices before first game. Players must be at every practice in summer sessions to be eligible for first game & scrimmages.

any questions please email  Mike O'Donnell Athletic Director  stepcrusaders@aol.com or coach Matt Hanley  mhanley@stepinac.org