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ATHLETICS
 

Principal: Mr. John Stearns
Athletic Director: Rob Caruso 
Assistant Athletic Director: Brian Gross

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COVID-19 and Return to Sport Information

General Guidelines for Summer Workouts

You must present a signed Reasonable Assumption of Risk Waiver to be allowed to participate.

Sites/Times: 

 SPORT  LOCATION  START DAYS/TIME 
 Field Hockey  Field Hockey Field  7/20/2020  M-W   9-11AM
 Football  Football Practice Field  7/7/2020  T-W-Th  630-8PM
 Volleyball  Football Stadium  7/7/2020  T-Th  6-8PM
 Cross Country  York Township Park  7/6/2020  M-W  6-715PM
 Golf  Bridgewater Golf Club  8/4/2020  T-Th  9-11AM

**Please contact York Country Day directly, if you are planning on playing B/G Soccer, for their summer workout schedule.

Due to COVID-19 all preseason workouts at Tech will be restricted to the outdoor athletic fields for summer. Coaches and athletes will not be able to enter the building. The following procedure will be the same for all sports.  Off campus activities will follow the guidelines as closely as possible. Check your sport on the right to contact your coach and obtain sport specific information. Further details concerning our COVID-19 Protocol can be found in our Re-Entry Plan for Summer Activities and the York Tech PDE Health and Safety Plan for Athletics found on this website.

DROP-OFF PROCEDURE

  • Athletes are to arrive at the ticket booth at the Football Stadium on Pauline DR.
  • Only athletes may leave the vehicle.
  • Athletes are masked. (Nose and mouth covered)
  • Athletes are to report to their coach for screening.
  • Rides are to wait until the athlete is screened in the event they do not pass.

PARTICIPATION PROCEDURE

  • Parents/Athletes must fill out the Reasonable Assumption of Risk Waiver to participate.NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Temperature will be taken and following questions asked:
    1. Do you have a new onset of cough or shortness of breath?
    2. Have you had a fever or felt feverish?
    3. Have you had exposure to a COVID-19 positive individual?
  • A temperature of 99.5F or above or a YES to a question will result in the athlete being sent home. (It would be a good idea to self-screen at home before coming)
  • Once clearance is given Parents (rides) are dismissed to leave.
  • Students will sanitize hands before starting workouts.

REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION

  • NO Mask NO Participation.
  • A mask will be worn when not actively participating in drill or scrimmage.
  • Face covering will be worn by coaches.
  • All participants (coaches and players) are to use hand sanitizer, at the start, during and the end of the workout. 
  • Players must bring their own drinks/water bottles.
  1. There will be NO SHARING OF WATER BOTTLES.
  2. Please bring enough water to sustain hydration throughout the workout.
  3. NO WATER REFILLS WILL BE PROVIDED.
  • Students will not intermingle with other teams on site.
  • Social distancing and the wearing of masks will be enforced when the athlete is not actively participating.
  • Workouts are closed, students and coaches only.
  • IF YOU DO NOT FEEL WELL PLEASE STAY HOME.

PICK-UP PROCEDURE

  • If a student needs to be sent home from practice:
    1. Student will be separated and masked
    2. Parents will be called
    3. Student will wait at the flag pole near Door #1 of the school
  • When the workout is completed and the team is dismissed:
  1. Rides must be punctual
  2. No one may leave the vehicle
  3. Athletes must maintain social distancing, be masked, and not intermingle with other teams when waiting to be picked-up

PLEASE REMEMBER: Participation is optional and is strictly a personal/family choice. Any athlete that cannot adhere to these guidelines will not be permitted to participate.

BE SPARTAN STRONG!



Daily Events

Sports Schedules and Alerts

The master athletic calendar and updated schedules can be found at ytechspartans.org by clicking this link. You can choose a one day, five day, or a monthly view of Spartan athletic events at the top of the calendar. While at schedulestar.com you can register to receive free email updates on schedule changes, postponements, and cancellations.
We highly recommend you sign up for this service.

EVENT ADMISSION 
VARSITY
ADULTS $4
STUDENTS (K-12) $2
JUNIOR HIGH
 ADULTS $2
STUDENTS (K-12) $1
SENIOR CITIZEN ALL EVENTS $2


CAMPUS MAP

YORK TECH is a NO Animal NO Tobacco Facility  (This includes NO Vaping)


PHYSICAL EXAMS FOR

2020 - 2021 SPORTS


COVID-19 and Fall Physical Information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic school sponsored PIAA pre-participation physicals will be run differently than in the past.

WHEN:    Thursday, July 30, 2020 from 6-8 PM
WHO:       Fall athletes by appointment only
WHERE:  Apple Hill Medical Center, Entrance A, Suite 290
COST:      $15 (Cash only)
FORMS:   Sections 1-5 of the PIAA CIPPE form must be completed to
                 gain access into the building along with being screened for
                 COVID-19 at the door
DETAILS: Use the following link to schedule an appointment online and
                 view the complete procedure for physicals.

Athletes may make arrangements with a personal physician for a physical but it should be scheduled at least six weeks in advance of the season. 

WellSpan offers walk-in sports physicals seven days a week
.

The physical must be on the official PIAA CIPPE form dated JUNE 1, 2020 or later to participate in sports for the 2020-2021 school year.
These forms are available by using the link above or they may be picked up at the high school office.

WellSpan Locations/Information


Coaching Contacts

Sign-up for a Sport


CLICK on your sport on the right hand navigation menu for:

 Coaching contacts
   Practice and Game Schedules
Team Calendar and Rules
Signing up for a sport by emailing the coach



Want to Coach for TECH?

Print and complete the coaching application that you can download from the links below , sign, and mail the application to the Athletic Director at the address on form.  Thank you.

Spartan Coaching Application (PDF Format)
Volunteer Coaching Application   
Concussion Certification Website
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Certification Website
Mandatory Reporting/Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse
Act 34: PA Criminal Record Check (online process)
Act 151: Child Abuse Clearance (online process)
Act 24: FBI Fingerprint Check (online registration) 
FBI SERVICE CODE IS 1KG6NX

 


Spartan Success 

Spartan Baseball, Track & Field, Cross Country, Football and Softball teams have won YCIAA and YAIAA league championships. Many Tech athletes have qualified for and found success at District and State basketball tournaments, cross country and track meets, swim meets, and wrestling championships. In addition Spartans have led our division in several statistical categories. We are also very proud of the large number of league sportsmanship the athletic teams continue to accumulate.

 


BANNERS, SIGNS, NOISEMAKERS, LISTENING DEVICES, AND SPECTATOR DECORUM

The presence and/or the use of balloons, banners, laser pointers, noisemakers, pom-poms or sports balls (by spectators), shakers, signs, sirens, strips of material, towels, whistles, and/or portable listening devices (without earphones) are PROHIBITED! The use of pom-poms by cheerleaders and small portable listening devices with earphones is permitted. Spectators are prohibited from removing their shirt and/or using face/body paint or any garment that covers the face while in attendance. 



Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form

In compliance with State regulations, York County School of Technology completes the Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form in late October of each school year.  This reporting requirement provides a detailed review of athletic programs offered by York County School of Technology and includes the number of students participating and the cost of each competitive athletic program for grades 9 through 12.  

A copy of the report is available for review in the Administration Office.


 The York Tech athletic complex is a

No Tobacco - No Animal facility.