Monday, January 21, 2019

Ongoing & Upcoming Events

WINTER SPORTS REGISTRATION
Basketball registration is closed for the 2018-19 season. If you are still interested in your child playing this season, please contact the coordinators at smswarriorsbasketball@gmail.com to discuss. Registration is still open for Cheerleading. Basketball practices started November 7, and first games are the weekend of Dec 7.

NOTE: league paperwork must be completed online this year. After you have registered and paid via http://register.smwarriors.com, go to the diocese page to complete the online forms: https://www.dioceseregister.com/register/.


SOCIAL EVENTS & FUNDRAISERS
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2018 Tom Kalinoski Memorial Golf Outing on October 8, and our Euchre Tournament & Chili Night, October 27! We had a lot of fun at both events, and raised funds that will help us provide quality uniforms, facilities, and equipment for our children's athletic teams, as well as scholarships for our top graduating scholar-athletes. Enjoy Thanksgiving and Christmas, and then check back here for the opportunity to participate in our NCAA Bracket Challenge in March, and join us for the Night At The Races in April.

If you would like to help plan or run a fundraising event, or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact SMAAFundraising@gmail.com.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Interested in coaching? Interested in helping the Athletic Association but coaching isn't your thing? Contact our President, Matt Gregory at (president@smwarriors.com), and we can help find your niche and get you in touch with people who can help use your time and talents to help our children's athletic programs. In addition to coaching, we can always use help with sports coordinators / administrators, fundraising / social events, and/or other positions. Remember: SMAA volunteering counts for St. Michael School volunteer hours! More information about volunteering in the Volunteer Info section below.


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Congratulations!

Congratulations to our 2018 4th grade boys Baseball team who went 6-1 this season to finish in 1st place in the 4th grade league. Great job boys!

Volunteer Info

All coaches must meet the following requirements:

  1. Background check / fingerprinting: available via FastFingerprints (one-time only; does not require renewal unless unless there has been a period of 18 consecutive months where you have not volunteered in the Parish / Diocese)
  2. Protecting God's Children (PGC) training:. Participate in a 3-hour PGC class offered by the Diocese free of charge. Dates and online registration are offered via the Virtus website. Create a logon using "Columbus, OH (Diocese)", then view and register for a session. When completed, please provide an electronic copy of your certificate. (one-time only; does not require renewal)
  3. Concussion Awareness Training (state-mandated): Complete concussion awareness online training. When completed, please provide an electronic copy of your certificate. (must be renewed every 3 years)
  4. Lindsay's Law (state-mandated): Watch the sudden cardiac death awareness video, review the sudden cardiac death awareness informational handout, and complete the sudden cardiac arrest acknowledgement form. When completed, please provide an electronic copy of your acknowledgement form (must be renewed annually)
  5. Sign the "Coaches' Code of Conduct" and have on-file with the SMAA (one-time; does not require renewal)


Head Coaches must meet the above requirements, plus

  1. Be 21 years of age
  2. "Play Like a Champion" (PLC) training: complete a three-hour PLC class offered by the Diocese free of charge. Go to the Diocese PLC page and look for "Coach Training Registration" to sign-up. When completed, please provide an electronic copy of your certificate. (one-time only; does not require renewal)

Volunteers for non-coaching positions that involve interaction with children will also need to meet the Diocese Safe Environment requirements: Background Check and Protecting God's Children training (items #1 and 2 under "All coaches" above).

NOTE: please record the date you complete each requirement and keep it where you can reference it whenever necessary. We are required to provide these dates for all coaches when we submit rosters at the beginning of each season, so will ask for the dates when you volunteer. Also, please keep a copy of any certificate as proof of completion.

We look forward to having you volunteer to help us offer great opportunities for our children!

Participant Requirements for Children and Families


All athletes must complete the following requirements for each SMAA sport before participating in any activities:

  1. Parent Consent Form: print and complete the Parent Consent form and provide to your coach / coordinator. The coach / coordinator needs to turn this form in to the Diocese along with our roster.
  2. Emergency Medical Form: Print and complete the Emergency Medical Form and provide to your coach. The coach will keep this and have available at all team activities in case of medical emergency.
  3. Concussion Awareness: Review the Concussion awareness materials, then print the final page and sign (parent and child need to read the document and sign the final page). Provide to your coach / coordinator; we need to keep on-file to meet state requirements.
  4. Lindsay's Law (Sudden Cardiac Arrest awareness): Watch the sudden cardiac awareness video, review the sudden cardiac arrest awareness informational handout, and print and sign the signature form and return to the coach / coordinator; we need to keep on-file to meet state requirements.

We also strongly request that each family work at least one 2-hour shift as Gym Host to run admissions and concessions at St. Michael when we host league games for Volleyball and Basketball.

Any questions or concerns, please contact our President/Athletic Director: Leo Kowalyk

We look forward to having your child play sports!