Expectations of a KFHS Athlete
- Be courteous to visiting teams and officials.
- Play hard and to the limit of his/her ability, regardless of discouragement. The true athlete does not give up nor does he/she quarrel, cheat, bet or grandstand.
- Retain his/her composure at all times and never leave the bench or enter the playing field/court to engage in a fight.
- Be modest when successful and be gracious in defeat.
- Maintain a high degree of physical fitness by observing team and training rules conscientiously.
- Demonstrate loyalty to the school by maintaining a satisfactory scholastic standing and by participating in or supporting other school activities.
- Play for the love of the game.
- Understand and observe the rules of the game and the standards of eligibility.
- Set a high standard of personal cleanliness and attire.
- Respect the integrity and judgment of officials and accept their decisions without questions.
- Respect the facilities of host schools and the trust entailed in being a guest.
- Respect equipment and uniform issued to you during the sport season.
- Students must currently be enrolled in not fewer than 5 subjects, and have passed 5 subjects in the semester prior to participating in an activity.
- Eligibility of winter sport athletes will be evaluated at the end of the first semester, in order to be eligible 2nd semester.
- Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher at all times.
Expectations of a KFHS Athlete’s Parent
- Treat visiting teams and officials as a guest, extending to them every courtesy.
- Be modest in victory and gracious in defeat.
- Respect the judgment and integrity of officials, realizing that their decisions are based upon game conditions as they observe them.
- Understand that it is the coaches’ responsibility to make certain that students are working to become a better people and athletes, not to win every game.
- Recognize that good sportsmanship is more important than victory by approving and applauding good team play.
- Keep any negative thoughts about the coach, the program, or teammates to yourself. Your child has one chance to be a high school athlete, help to make it special.
- Abide by the 24 hour rule. The 24 hour rule states that the parent will not voice a complaint to the coach within 24 hours of a game.
- Parents should feel free to speak to a coach about: the treatment of their child, how the child can improve their skills and the child’s attitude and behavior. Parents should not ask about playing time, game strategies and other players.
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