CARE AND PREVENTION COURSE
Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Participation in school sports and activities is a great foundation for success. We’re partnering with @NFHS1920 to feature students who love what they do. Check out #MyReasonWhy to share why you get involved! #MyReasonWhy
In June, the WHSAA hosted a Transportation Summit for our member schools. The Summit was the first of its kind, and brought over one hundred Superintendents, Principals, Activities Directors, Business Managers, Transportation Directors, Wyoming Department of Education personnel and School Board members from around the state together to discuss Wyoming K-12 school travel.
Please click on the link below to view all of the information and goals that were established at the Summit. There is also a link for each of the proposals that will be discussed at the upcoming District Meetings of the member schools.
HEAD COACHES TESTS
Coaches tests are now available. Please make sure you have taken and passed the test in your sport before you coach your first contest. All head coaches are required to pass their respective tests with an 80% or higher.
Starting with the 2016-17 school year, the WHSAA is creating the Rules Clinics offline and posting them to Youtube. All Rules clinics will be avalaible once they are created by clicking this link: WHSAA RULES CLINICS YOUTUBE PAGE and also at the individual links below. Once you have viewed your Rules Clinic, fill out this form: RULES CLINIC VIEWER FORM (Google Form). These are for Head Coaches and Officials. If you are an assistant coach, please do not fill out the form.
2017 SOCCER MECHANICS CAMP
We will be hosting our soccer official’s camp in Sheridan and Big Horn on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20, 2017 in conjunction with the WHSAA State Soccer Tournament.
2017 CASPER BASKETBALL MECHANICS CAMP
Our WHSAA Basketball Officials Camp will be Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Kelly Walsh High School. Registration will begin at 8:30 am on Saturday. We will start at 9:00 am on Saturday with classroom instruction and go until about 3:00 pm on Sunday. We will focus entirely on officiating varsity boys games and evaluating/critiquing officials.
2017 VOLLEYBALL MECHANICS CAMP
Our WHSAA Volleyball Officials Camp is scheduled for Saturday, July 8, 2017. We will be meeting at our WHSAA Office at 6571 East Second Street (across from Mountain View Hospital). This is the only volleyball camp that we have scheduled for the summer of 2017. You can check our official’s website to see if you need to attend this camp.
2017 DIVING MECHANICS CAMP
Our diving clinic will be held at the WHSAA office at 6571 East 2nd Street in Casper (directly across from Mountain View Hospital) on Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. The cost will be $40.00, which includes instruction and lunch.
The NFHS and many State Associations, including the WHSAA, support the SAT/ACT Donation Project to assist students, athletes and families with college entrance exam preparation. The SAT/ACT Donation Project has already helped over a quarter MILLION students. For more information, please click the following link:
CONCUSSION IN SPORTS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
In a continued effort to educate our coaches, officials, parents and students, we are pleased to announce a free course dealing with the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports. It is imperative that all parties involved are as educated as possible on the signs and symptoms of concussions for the safety of our students. Please click on the link below to register (if you are not a member of the NFHS Learn site, you will need to register to view the course) and take the 20 minute course. It could save a life!
POSITIVE SPORT PARENTING
As a parent of a student who participates in athletics, you make a huge difference in the quality of your child’s sport experience, as well as what is being taught and learned by our youth. Please click on the link below and take a free class being offered by the NFHS to provide information and resources to help educate you on the importance of the role of the parent in school sports. If you are not a member of the NFHS Learn site, you will need to register to view the course.
ADM FIGURES FOR THE 2016-18 RECLASSIFICATION CYCLE
The following numbers will used for the WHSAA reclassification cycle for 2016-18. These figures were obtained from the spring ADM's turned in (WDE600) by each School District to the State Department of Education. The ADM's from grades 7-10 determine the 2016-17 figure and the ADM's from grades 6-9 determine the 2017-18 figure. The average of those two figures will be used for classification purposes.
2016-17 MEDIA INFORMATION
In order to facilitate the disbursement of media passes for all WHSAA sponsored district, regional, and state activities, the WHSAA will be working in conjunction with the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters and the Wyoming Press Association.
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