General tips, resources and documents for CYO athletic directors.
|COVID-19 General Guidelines & Best Practices|
In order to be prepared for the fall season, please download and read our updated guidelines to learn about the general changes that will apply to all CYO sports.
|COVID-19 Athlete Monitoring Form|
Head Coaches are responsible for monitoring their athletes for symptoms of COVID-19 at all games and practices. The monitoring form must be completed at the start of each game or practice.
If an athlete answers yes to any of the questions, they must be sent home.
|Site Director Management Guidelines: Fall 2020|
We have redesigned our handbook which will provide you guidelines to confidently manage your game sites throughout the fall season. The key for all of our CYO sites is consistency and enforcement of CYO rules.
If an incident occurs at a practice or a game, please complete the form below. The incidents can range from player injury to adult conduct.
Let us know what happened so we can let the leaders of those involved know as well.
Who needs an Eligibility Request Form? Use the Fact Sheet to find out.
The Eligibility Request Form is to be used for one individual athlete seeking permission to play on another member’s team.
The Eligibility Group Form is only to be used for a group of athletes from the same CYO member seeking permission to play on another member’s team.
The pre-participation form is to be completed and submitted to the athletic director before the athlete is eligible to participate in a practice or game.
The form contains the physical, release form and emergency medical authorization information.
The complete pre-participation form is valid for thirteen months from the date of the physician’s signature.
Looking for what section your parish or school is in? Download the section assignments list.
Member athletic directors may add athletes to the team roster up to 14 days after the first scheduled regular season competition of the sport, regardless of roster size. If a team does not have the minimum number of young people on the roster, additions are permitted after the 14 day period by submission of an Eligibility Request Form.
If a team has the minimum number of athletes noted below on the team roster, the 14 day period stated in Bylaw 5-3-2 will be in effect. If a team has fewer than this number, it can add athletes that meet the eligibility rules to the roster at any point until the roster reaches the following threshold:
If this situation applies to your team, please contact CYO Athletic Administrator Mary Ann King.
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