TRYOUT INFORMATION 2019

                   Downingtown East High School Volleyball

                  Head Coach: Mrs. Hopton (phopton@dasd.org ) 484-639-7737


PHYSICALS:

• Physicals for the 2019 fall season will be held on Monday June 3rd after school in the DEHS nurses office.
• 2019 physical forms can be found on the Downingtown East website, under “Athletics, announcements, Link to CIPPE form OR go to bottom of Athletics page, forms & information, physical forms” (CIPPE form, 8 pages total); must be signed by parent AND physician.
• Cost of full physical is $25. Cash is preferred; Checks payable to: Dr. Francis Brennan
• The CIPPE physical form can be completed by your own physician and dated AFTER JUNE 1st (Must use CIPPE form)
• YOU MUST HAVE A COMPLETED PHYSICAL FORM TO TRY OUT – NO EXCEPTIONS

TRYOUTS:
• August 12th, 13th, and 14th FROM 9 – 11am AND 4 – 6pm
• You must be present for ALL tryouts to be considered for a position on the team. However, there will be cuts throughout the 6 sessions.

COMMITMENT/EXPECTATIONS for all team members – COMMITMENT MEANS SACRIFICE!
• Attend all practices/matches (Labor Day is NOT a free weekend for out team). See attached practice/match schedule
• All team members must pay $100 activity fee to DASD in order to play (www.payforit)
• Check the Website often: www.downingtowneastvolleyball.com
• Have a positive attitude and give 100% effort!

ATHLETE’S CODE OF CONDUCT:
• The athlete’s code of conduct (found on the DEVB website under “NEWS”) must be read and adhered to by each student-athlete

VOLLEYBALL CAMPS:
• We recommend that you attend a camp this summer… some local camps available:
o West Chester University (www.wcugoldenrams.com)
o Villanova University (google “Villanova volleyball camps)
o Google.com and search volleyball camps for more camp opportunities

SUMMER PLAYING OPPORTUNITIES: 7-9pm in the Boyer Gym at Downingtown East
• Open Gyms will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays in July on the following dates:
o 7/9, 7/11, 7/16, 7/18, 7/23, 7/25, 7/30
o Make every effort to be at the open gyms. If you are in town we want to see you at the Open Gyms!
o You do NOT need a completed CIPPE physical form to play at the open gyms
o I will collect completed CIPPE physical form at the Open Gyms
• Doubles/Triples/Quads are a GREAT way to improve your game and its FUN!!!!
o Check out these websites for small sided game opportunities this summer!
• www.pottstownrumble.com (register ASAP Fills up FAST!!!)
• www.kogvolleyball.com
• www.eastcoastvolleyball.com
• www.susquehannasmash.com
• www.krva.org (Click “Juniors”; CLICK “outdoor”)

SUMMER WORKOUT PROGRAM:
• Attached is the summer workout program. It is an 8 week 6 days/week program beginning on June 17th and ending on August 11th. Every Sunday is a day of rest.
• The program gradually increases in intensity every 2 weeks
• You will be expected to perform all of the exercises in the program at the tryouts.
• There are NO acceptable excuses for being out of shape! WORK HARD!
• Equipment needed:
o Good pair of running shoes
o Stopwatch
o Jump rope (beaded or licorice)
o Good attitude/work ethic!

The coaches look forward to seeing you at the open gyms in June and July and at the tryouts on August 12th! Please contact us with any questions.


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