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                           CR SOUTH TENNIS 2020                        
     
                   Team Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, & Expectations
      
     
    Players are expected to carefully read and comprehend these rules, expectations, and procedures. Reliability and accountability are key ingredients to being an effective member of a team. Any situations that are not expressly covered in this packet will be handled at the discretion of the head coach and the athletic director.
     
    Comportment and Class
     
    As a CR South athlete, you are a visible role model and represent the team wherever you go. Take pride in how you handle yourself and always remember that you represent your teammates, coaches and school. 
     
     
                                         EXPECTATIONS 
     
    CODE OF CONDUCT
     
     
         : The USTA Code Of Conduct will be enforced in practice (challenge matches), 
                dual matches and in individual tournaments.
     
            : The first instance of audible obscenity, abuse of equipment, abuse of opponent  
              will result in a warning.
      
           : The second offense will be the loss of a point, third offense will be loss of game,  
             and the fourth offense will result in a disqualification.
     
          : Chronic offenses of this nature during tryouts or during the season could result in   
            removal from the match, suspension, or expulsion from the team.
     
     
     
    RELIABILITY
     
            : Players MUST discuss any potential absences with Coach Scholl in advance
     
           :  Make every attempt to schedule any doctor’s appointments Outside of practice 
              time. 
     
          : Senior should make every effort to schedule college visits prior to the start of the 
             season.
     
         : Serious year-round players may, on occasion, miss practice to work out with                            
           private coaches or play USTA tournaments.
     
     
     
    PUNCTUALITY 
     
        : Being on time means being 10 minutes early.
     
       : Anyone arriving late to practice MUST have a signed excuse from a teacher
     
      : Unexcused lateness to practice will result in extended conditioning. 
     
     : Chronic unexcused lateness may result in suspension or expulsion.
     
     
     
    TEAM SPIRIT/ACCOUNTABILITY 
     
     : Players are not allowed to leave the tennis court during a match.
     
     : At the conclusion of your individual match, you should:
         : Bring balls and score cards off the court with you during home matches
         : Report scores to coach Scholl
        : Lend your enthusiastic support to teammates whose matches are still in progress
     
    : Players may not go home until every player’s match has been completed and coach     
      Scholl has dismissed the team.
     
     
     
    COMMUNICATION
     
       : The coaches should be first to know about any problems with academics, with 
           your health, or with the team.
     
        : I will not discuss playing time with parents---YOU talk to coaches.
     
       : The coaches make judgements based on performance.
     
      
     
    PROCEDURES DURING PRACTICE
     
       : A rotating pair of freshman will bring water to and from practice.
     
      : Practice starts at 2:45 and is over at 4:45, during school.
     
     
     
    PROCEDURES DURING MATCHES
     
      : Players should be at courts for warm up at 2:30 on day of home matches
     
      : Players should meet outside of trainers room at 2:00 for away matches (certain 
        matches will require you to be at bus by 1:45)
     
      : Listen to announcements during school for possible changes in bus departure.