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Athletic Requirements


Welcome to Gilmour Academy Athletics! There are several requirements of the student-athletes, as well as parents, prior to participation. Below is an outline of these items. Please refer to this page throughout the academic year and especially prior to each sports season to ensure all of the necessary requirements are completed in order to compete. Failure to complete these items means you will not be able to participate in any sports-related activity including, but not limited to, practices and games. These requirements are within the guidelines of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) and Gilmour Academy.

If you have any questions, please contact a member of the Gilmour Academy Department of Athletics.

Jeff Walrich
Director of Athletics 
Phone: (440) 473-8074
Email: walrichj@gilmour.org  
Kristy Booher
Associate Director of Athletics – Upper School
Director of Athletics – Middle School
Phone: (440) 473-8198
Email: booherk@gilmour.org

 

Preseason Meeting

Preseason Meeting

At the beginning of each sports season, parents and student-athletes are required to attend a meeting to be made aware of the obligations required in order to have the privilege of participating in interscholastic athletics as a representative of Gilmour Academy and the OHSAA.  Attendees will review the school’s essential eligibility standards, athletic policies and procedures, as well as the code of conduct and individual team rules and requirements.  At the conclusion of the meeting, parents and student-athletes are required to complete the eligibility checklist before the student-athletes can become eligible to compete for Gilmour Academy in a regular-season contest.

See below for a list of upcoming meeting dates and locations: 

Middle School Fall Sports Meeting – Monday, March 2 at 4:45 p.m. in Our Lady Chapel

Upper School Fall Sports Meeting – Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. in Our Lady Chapel

Cautionary Statements

Cautionary Statements

The Gilmour Academy Department of Athletics has developed safety guidelines for all students participating in school-sponsored athletic activities and events.

Each sport is unique in its characteristics, skills, and rules of participation. All athletes, parents, and coaches must understand the specific characteristics of each sport in order to maximize the safety of participation and completion.

Specific areas of emphasis include:

1. Preparation for practice and events
2. Locker room and building activities
3. Pre- and post-practice and event activities
4. Hazards specific to each sport
5. Management of emergency situations

These issues will be discussed for each sport by the coaching staff at the initial preseason player/parent meeting and will be periodically reviewed during the season. 

Additionally, injuries can and do occur during athletic activities. The severity of any injury is unknown until it occurs and is assessed by trained personnel. We understand that the possibility of sustaining an injury ranging from minor to catastrophic exists while participating in any athletic program. Click here to downloand the cautionary statement form and return to the Athletic Department prior to participation.

Baseball/Softball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track & Field
Volleyball

OHSAA Video

All student-athletes and parents are responsible for viewing the OHSAA Preseason video which can be viewed below.


OHSAA Video

Summer 2014 Information

Summer 2014 Information

Please click here to review the letter that was sent to families in July 2014 that included coach information and directions for what needs to be completed prior to participation. This information will help you prepare for the year ahead.

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