ATHLETE CODE OF CONDUCT
Pre-Season: Conditioning begins the first Monday in the month of November.
Pre-season conditioning is held at Thunderbird Paseo Park (59th Avenue South of Thunderbird Rd) on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:00 P.M.
Pre-season conditioning is optional, but strongly encouraged for peak performance.
Cost for pre-season conditioning is $50.00 due on the first day of conditioning. This amount will be deducted from the team fee if the athlete elects to continue on to the regular season.
Pre-conditioning fees are non-refundable once the athlete starts the conditioning sessions.
In Season: January – July. Practices are held Monday – Thursday at 5:00 p.m. at Cactus High School (6630 West Greenway Road, Glendale, AZ)
Parents are encouraged to remain at practice in order to promptly pick-up athletes at the end of practice. If you must leave the practice location, please inform a member of the coaching staff or other parent before you leave the location site.
All athletes are to come to practice ready to participate. This includes bringing an adequate water supply, running shoes, spikes and practice clothing. During cold weather athletes should be dressed in the warm up suit or other suitable attire to keep warm. During warmer weather athletes are expected to wear running shorts (such as compression shorts)- basketball shorts or sweat pants are NOT considered appropriate running attire!.
**Practice time will change as the temperature increases.**
**Heavy rain and lightning are really the only weather conditions that will cause practice to be canceled. Coaches and staff will attempt to contact parents via Phone, email, or text.**
Athletes will compete in age groups broken down by year of birth. Sometimes this may be confusing because your athlete may be in an age group that appears to be higher than their age. The age group designations for the 2017 season is as follows:
Note: Youth divisions are determined by birth year while adult divisions are determined by birth date.
Youth and Adult divisions will be separate for most meets.
The age divisions will be designated: Y - Youth, HS - High School, O - Open, M - Masters, S - Seniors.
Sub-Masters are included in the Masters category.
|Youth Divisions||Birth Years|
|8 & Under||2009+|
|9 - 10||2007 - 2008|
|11 - 12||2005 - 2006|
|13 - 14||2003 - 2004|
|15 - 16||2001 - 2002|
|17 - 18||1999 - 2000|
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