Your first step to making a full commitment to your team, teammates, coaches, the Sports and Recreation Department and John Abbott College is to carefully READ, SIGN, and fulfill the expectations of this agreement.
As a Student-Athlete, it is a privilege to participate in an intercollegiate sport. As such, you must demonstrate your commitment to your athletic program by regularly attending practices and competitions and by adhering to the following provisions.
- To have a genuine commitment to your academics and not simply meet league and college eligibility requirements.
- To meet with your Academic Coach every two weeks (unless decided otherwise between you and your AC) when school is in session.
- To provide teachers with absentee notification a week before your absence when unable to attend class (e.g. because of sports-related injury), required class outings or when departing early for competition; you are responsible for all work, class commitments that occurred during your absence.
- To promptly discuss dropping or adding courses at any point during the semester with your Academic Coach and then consulting the Sports and Recreation Department as these actions may affect your eligibility (you must maintain full time status at the college).
- To authorize the access of your transcript and the contact of any current teachers (either by your AC or the Sports and Recreation department) for all questions pertaining to academic performance, results.
- To attend and be punctual for ALL practices and competitions.
- To represent your team and college in a responsible manner at all times while at competitions, when in the classroom and throughout your CEGEP career.
- Complete 5 hours of community service before April 1st, 2018. It is a privilege to participate in an intercollegiate sport and giving back to the community is an important part of that role. For information on the types of activities that are eligible, visit the Sports and Recreation Department.
DRUG AWARENESS COMMITMENT
The student-athlete commits to attending and alcohol/drug awareness and performance enhancing drugs workshop.
Sanctions will be enforced for student-athletes who fail to meet these obligations. These may range from a game suspension in the case of a missed appointment to larger sanctions in the case of repeated dereliction of duty, including expulsion from the athletic program.
If a student-athlete is expelled from the program, quits or has a season ending injury, they are not entitled to a refund of their fees and are committed to pay any fees associated with merchandise or services they received.