The strictly enforced policy on letters
TO: VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY CANDIDATES
FROM: COACHING STAFF
The following constitute the Varsity Letter requirements
for Cross Country:
A. Attendance must prove to be NOT LESS THAN 90% of the Season's
Practice Days, including both "excused" and "unexcused" absences.
B. Place among either the top seven(7) team-mates in not less than
one-half of the total Varsity Dual Meet Competitions, OR place
among the top (10) ten in not less than (2/3) two-thirds of the
same meets. Whenever Junior-Varsity may compete against an
opponent's Varsity, the meet then counts as a Varsity
C. Displace in the scoring among the top (5) five of any competitors
in either a scheduled Invitational or Championship Final(s)Varsity
Meet(WPIAL,PIAA,IPSL or PISCC).
D. Demonstrate on/off Campus compliance with all Training rules as
required by the Academy through formal publication, AS TO INCLUDE
Sportsmanlike Conduct at ALL TIMES, EITHER AS A PARTICIPANT, or
AS A SPECTATOR.
E. Participation in ALL SCHEDULED NEETS, unless proven "excused" by
the APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY , either prior to, or subsequent to
all meets. EACH PARTICIPANT must make a conscious effort to
NOTIFY HIS/HER COACH of an "ANTICIPATED" absence PRIOR EACH MEET
Unsuccessful compliance, and/or fulfillment of the
above requirements should be interpreted as
sufficient reason NOT TO RECEIVE A VARSITY LETTER.
AIJ, VARSITY LETTER AWARDS ARE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL
by the appropriate Coach(es) and by the Director of
Athletics as an integral part of the process.
Long-Term, NON LETTER WINNERS shall be subject to
an all-coaches' review on a case-by-case basis, as
to either EFFORT and/or IMPROVEMENT throughout his/
her SSA Cross Country Career for Varsity Letter
Please do not hesitate to contact your coach, should any
questions arise as to the above during the course of the
season;a mid-season review would prove advisable between your
Coach and You.
I acknowledge, understand and agree to comply with the above
requirements as may prove necessary to receive a VARSITY LETTER
(SIGNED)_______________________________________ DATE:____ 199___