The Athletic Handbook (the 2017-2018 edition will be available soon) and Athletic Brochure provide helpful information about Carrollwood Day School’s athletic program and the responsibilities and privileges of students who participate in athletics.
Parenting and coaching are both quite rewarding. Both can also be challenging at times. Parents are an integral part of our team community. With that in mind, we offer our Parent/Coach Communication Guide.
All student-athletes are required to have the following forms completed and turned in to the school office before their first day of practice in any of the interscholastic athletic programs at Carrollwood Day School.
Forms Required for Athletic Participation
The following forms are required for participation including preseason conditioning and practice and must be renewed each school year.
- FHSAA Preparticipation Physical Examination [Grades 6 - 12: due annually before practice starts or expiration of previous form]
- 4th and 5th grade students in running club and track and field must have a current physical on file (within the last twelve months prior to the start of the season)
- FHSAA EL3 Consent and Release Form [Grades 6 - 12: due annually at the start of every school year, before student's first day of practice]
- CDS Sports Conduct Form [Grades 4 - 12: due annually at the start of every school year, before student's first day of practice]
- Athlete Authorization/Consent for Disclosure of Protected Health Information [Grades 6 - 12: due annually at the start of every school year]
- "Concussion in Sports" video certificate of completion [Grades 9 - 12 and any middle school athlete participating in varsity sports: due annually at the start of every school year, before student's first day of practice]
- FHSAA GA4 Affidavit of Compliance with Policy of Athletic Recruiting – A student who changes attendance to CDS at any time during his/her high school career after having begun the 9th grade in another school must complete this form before the first day of practice.
Mandatory "Concussion for Students" Training
The FHSAA requires all students who are going to play a high school sport (this includes middle school students) to complete the "Concussion for Students" video before you are eligible to participate in the sport. This is now a yearly requirement. There is no fee to order/take this course.
All CDS student-athletes can view the required FHSAA Concussion Video on Monday, July 31 at 8:00 a.m. in the Fitness Center of the Hayes Family Gymnasium.
Athletes unable to attend the July 31 viewing should follow the steps below to watch the video on their own. The completion certificate must be printed and turned in to the athletic department before the first practice.
To order the course:
Step 1: Go to www.nfhslearn.com.
Step 2: "Sign In” to your account using the e-mail address and password you provided at time of registering for an nfhslearn account - OR - If you do not have an account, “Register” for an account.
Step 3: Click “Courses” at the top of the page.
Step 4: Scroll down to “Concussion in Sports” from the list of courses.
Step 5: Click “View Course.”
Step 6: Click “Order Course.”
Step 7: Select “Myself” if the course will be completed by you.
Step 8: Click “Continue” and follow the on-screen prompts to finish the checkout process.
To complete the course:
Step 1: Go to www.nfhslearn.com.
Step 2: “Sign In” to your account using the e-mail address and password you provided at time of registering for an nfhslearn account.
Step 3: From your “Dashboard,” click “My Courses.”
Step 4: Click “Begin Course” on the course you wish to take. *Your course will launch on the same page of the web browser.
**Click “Back to Dashboard” when ready to exit course. Be sure to print the certificate of completion at the end of the course as each school’s athletic department is required to keep a copy on file. Turn in your certificate to the athletic department.
Form Required After Head Injury
Student athletes who are referred to their healthcare provider for clearance after a possible sports related concussion need to have this form completed by their provider and returned to the school athletic trainer before returning to practice.
Student-athletes who are interested in continuing with their sport at the college level should be aware of the requirements to achieve eligibility through the NCAA. Click here for full information for student-athletes wishing to play at the collegiate level.