COACHES CONTRACT - Our goal is to help the youth by providing an environment where they have fun and develop the values of sportsmanship, teamwork, commitment and hard work. We encourage scholastics achievement and family involvement while acting as consistent and caring role models.
Be organized. Have your practices and drills planned out, written out and timed. Be effective with your time.
Speak with confidence and purpose.
Take no chances with health issues. If necessary, contact the participant's parent or guardian, evaluate or call 911. Keep all asthma inhalers in one location.
Be positive and encourage participants and teamwork.
Do not touch a participant when you appear angry.
Do not use any abusive or foul language.
Alcohol, illicit drugs and tobacco is prohibited at INFC and SBFA events. Do not wear any clothing that promotes alcohol, tobacco products or drugs. Be modest when dressing for SBFA events.
Safety is our 1st concern. First aid kits will be issued to each team.
No arguing with officials, opposing coaches or participants. Only talk to officials to clarify the number of players committing the foul, asking for the amount of time left for time out and clarifying any “special” league rules. Never question a judgment call ever. Any coaches that are tossed from a game may be immediately terminated.
Report any signs of child abuse or neglect to DHS Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 800-522-3511 and submit a written report to the SBFA Board of Directors immediately.
Report any type of bullying to the SBFA Board of Directors immediately.
Report any participants that have accrued two consecutive unexcused absences to practices in to the SBFA Board of Directors immediately. Excessive unexcused absences to practices and games may result in elimination of participation.
Report any participants that quit to the SBFA Board of Directors immediately so that they can make contact to pick up any SBFA equipment.
Report any rule violations to the SBFA Board of Directors immediately.
Head coaches hold the power to appoint their assistant coaches, given that the potential appointed assistant coach has met all SBFA coaching requirements.
I agree to abide by all guidelines as a condition of coaching for the SBFA. I can be terminated at any time, with or without cause, and I will have no remedy for review. I agree to accept whatever actions the SBFA Board of Directors feels is appropriate and agree to hold harmless the SBFA Board of Directors, committee, coaches and members for any wrong doing or acts of negligence. I agree to resolve any issue directly with SBFA Board of Directors and not in the court of law. I agree to pay the SBFA for their legal fees if I choose to ignore this clause. I acknowledge that I will be a positive role model, as participants will take their cue from me. I agree to act in a way that is honorable. While the goal is to play well, the primary goal is the uplifting and proper training of the youth.
VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION - All volunteers must submit an application approved by the SBFA president, pass a submitted background check application and have all signed volunteer contracts on file with the SBFA. I agree to abide by all guidelines as a condition of volunteering for the SBFA. I can be terminated at any time, with or without cause, and I will have no remedy for review. I agree to accept whatever actions the SBFA Board of Directors feels is appropriate and agree to hold harmless the SBFA Board of Directors, Committee, coaches and members for any wrong doing or acts of negligence. I agree to resolve any issue directly with SBFA Board of Directors and not in the court of law. I agree to pay the SBFA for their legal fees if I choose to ignore this clause. I acknowledge that I will be a positive role model, as participants will take their cue from me. I agree to act in a way that is honorable. While the goal is to play well, the primary goal is the uplifting and proper training of the youth.
MEMBER RULES -
Before participating members can participate in practices or games the parent or guardian must do the following:
Complete and sign all required SBFA forms regarding your child.
Participating members must submit and have the following on file with the SBFA:
Physical form; completed and signed by examining physician.
Birth Certificate or copy thereof.
All fees and deposits must be paid in full to SBFA before equipment is issued.
Parents/guardians are required to attend child's games. This is not only to ensure the safety of your child, but also to instill him/her with confidence, support and enthusiasm. Parents are required to sign a parental code of conduct. SBFA is a member organization of Indian Nations Football Conference (INFC). As such, all directors, coaches, staff, parents, spectators and playing participants of SBFA must adhere to all INFC rules and regulations.
All equipment issued is the sole property of SBFA. All equipment (minus any game uniforms received) must be returned in wearable and/or working order to the SBFA prior to November 13th of the current year. If your child discontinues participation in SBFA, their equipment must be returned within TEN (10) days of such discontinuance. You shall be charged and be required to pay a rental fee of $25.00 after November 13th of the current year. Rental charges will accrue each & every Friday at 12:00pm weekly until such time as the equipment is returned in usable order. Signed rental agreements can be made prior to November 13th of the current year to avoid additional fees. Replacement cost of such uniform and equipment is at the discretion of SBFA. In the event an attorney is employed in the attempt to obtain the return of the uniform and/or equipment rental charges or replacement costs, you shall also be liable for reasonable SBFA attorney fees, cost of litigation and other reasonable expenses.
Practices shall be at specified days and times designated by the head coach of your team and upon approval of the Board of Directors. Parents must have their child/children to practices and games on or before the designated time and shall pick up their child/children immediately after such practices or games. Practice times are limited to the rules set forth by the INFC. Participants are expected to attend all practices. The last practice before a game is mandatory. Failure to abide by this rule may result in sanctions or loss of play time. The SBFA Board of Directors must approve any variance of this rule.
Spectators are not allowed on the sidelines or playing surface during games, scrimmages or practices. A coach, official or SBFA Director may waive this rule only for the purpose of carrying out a specified duty.
SBFA is for our youth and as such, SBFA cannot and will not permit profanity, abusive language, unsportsmanlike conduct, alcohol, drug use or any conduct of a manner that may be deemed offensive. This rule shall apply at all practices, games and events.
If you incur a grievance you are urged to first discuss the matter with the appropriate coach on your athletes’ team. If not resolved, you should present your grievance to the SBFA Board of Directors in writing.
Football and cheerleading are team sports and require team effort. The coach will have the authority to discipline a player during practice for reasons felt necessary by the coach to maintain order and control of the participants. The coach or coaches may elect to eject a player from the field of practice and/or to sit on the sidelines as a disciplinary measure. If the player is not summoned to return to practice, this shall be called an absence. 50% absences in a one-week period may result in loss of participation at the next game. Absence(s) in practice time may be tallied in days, hours or minutes.
SBFA encourages the participation of all athletes. As such, persons deemed eligible under specific criteria set forth by the SBFA Board of Directors may obtain full and/or partial scholarships. Applications for funding may be obtained via email at email@example.com.
Those seeking scholarships in lieu of registration fees will be asked the following:
Complete and submit a scholarship application.
Present documentation as to their financial well-being.
Upon receiving a scholarship, certain additional duties may be required of the grantee including but not limited to assisting in fundraisers or volunteering at SBFA or INFC events.
Registration fees for the 2022 season will be set at the following:
Tackle Football Cost:
Regular season rate of $300 for all participants registered, paid and fitted prior to May 19th, 2022. A $100 late fee will apply after that date.
Regular season rate of $200 for all participants all participants registered, paid and fitted prior to May 12, 2022. An additional $240 uniform package is required for all new participants (excluding returning 2021 participants) and is due at fittings. A $100 late fee will apply between May 13th and June 15th, 2022. June 15th, 2022 is the last day for SBFA cheer registration.
ALL CHEERLEADERS will cheer with the grade in which they are currently enrolled in school for the 2022 school year. Exceptions to cheer up one grade may be made at the discretion of the SBFA Board of Directors.
The infraction of a rule or regulation by a participant, parent, guardian or their guest at a game or practice, shall be dealt with by the SBFA Board of Directors and may result in action taken against such offender in one or more of the following:
Verbal or written reprimand.
Banning said offender from a game or games.
A fine imposed for each offense committed by said offender being a maximum of $250.00 for each offense.
The removal of an offender or offenders from any and all functions of SBFA for a period of time deemed appropriate by the SBFA Board of Directors.
Any other such action as the SBFA Board of Directors may deem appropriate.
REFUND POLICY -
SBFA employs and adheres to the graduated refund policy and rates as set forth below.
To be considered for a refund the following criteria must be met during the current year in order to obtain any reimbursements of funds.
Written letter or email containing the following:
Participants full name
Team name (if so placed)
Parents/Guardians name requesting the refund
Parents/Guardians phone & email address
Reason requesting the refund
Third party date & time stamp on or with the letter at the time of request. A postage stamp is an appropriate stamp if mailed.
All equipment issued by the SBFA must be returned in working condition.
All club fundraisers must be completed or returned.
To meet all final requirements for any refunds, the participant may not engage in any SBFA activities for the remainder of the season once (s)he has quit.
Refund requests are processed using the third party date/time stamp provided in the submission letter.
Reimbursement amounts once all criteria have been met by parent/guardian requesting a refund.
SBFA will retain a fee of $25.00 once participants’ online registration is submitted.
SBFA will retain a fee of $50.00 once participant and/or a parent of the participant check out any SBFA equipment.
SBFA will retain a fee of $125 plus cost of uniform once the participant engages in the drafting process and/or is placed on a team roster.
SBFA will not issue a refund of any kind once participant engages in any practices.
SBFA will not issue a refund for uniforms after the order has been placed with vendors.
SBFA PLAYER/CHEERLEADER CONTRACT - I do hereby agree to abide by the SBFA player/cheerleader code of conduct as well as the discretionary authority given by authorized coaches in the program. Failure to follow the code of conduct and coaches instruction will be deemed grounds for disciplinary action and/or dismissal from the team/squad. I will respect all coaches at all times. I will work hard in school and stay out of trouble. I will respect and obey my parents/guardians. I will respect referees, opponent players/cheerleaders and coaches at all times. I will have sportsmanship as my number one priority in all games and practices. If I behave in an unsportsmanlike manner it may result in my immediate removal from the game or game suspension. Poor interaction with a referee may result in season long suspension. I will not use profanity or gang talk. I will encourage my teammates in a positive way, regardless of the circumstance. I will attend all scheduled practices and games. If unable to do so, I will contact my coach beforehand. If I have an unexcused absence it may result in loss of playing time. If I have 2 unexcused absences it may result in expulsion from the team. If I have multiple excused absences is it will result in loss of playing time. I will respect, protect and maintain my equipment. I will never throw or purposely drop my helmet. I will return all equipment at years end or immediately upon dismissal from team. I will conduct myself in a way that presents a positive image of the SBFA and myself on and off the field. I will not bully any of my peers. If found bullying it may result in season long suspension.
SBFA PARENT/SPECTATOR CONTRACT
This association is bigger than any one player/cheerleader, coach or parent/spectator. As a SBFA parent/spectator we require the following:
Encourage members of both teams.
Keep all comments positive.
Only players and coaches are allowed on the field, no exceptions.
Leave the coaching to the coaches. If you have a suggestion or would like to coach next year’s team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abusive or foul language and criticizing the officials, coaches, opponents or fans will not be tolerated.
Playing time and positions are at the discretion of the coaches, within the INFC guidelines, and are determined by what is best for the player/cheerleader and the team/squad.
Football is a team sport and every position is of equal value. Each player will be guaranteed the number of plays per INFC rules in every game if he/she attends all practices that week.
You are responsible for all family members and friends attending the games to watch your child.
Help make this a positive and fun experience for all.
Report any violations to the SBFA Board of Directors.
POLICY ENFORCEMENT -
Individuals may be asked to leave the fields and the player/cheerleader may be removed from the game until the parent/spectator has left.
Other sanctions as deemed necessary by the SBFA board maybe enforced, Including permanent ban.
FOOTBALL PRACTICE REQUIREMENTS -
Head coaches will set day and times of all practices. If you have a problem or concern about any practice times talk to your head coach and try to come up with a solution.
PRACTICE ATTIRE: Practice jersey and pants, shoulder pads, helmet, mouth piece, chin strap, and cleats. No game day uniform to practice.
FOOD AND DRINKS: No food, including gum, is allowed at practice. Football players must bring water to practice.
WARMING UP AND STRETCHING: This is not optional. You must participate in order to practice. ATTENTIVENESS: Every football player is expected to participate in all practice activities. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action at the discretion of the coach.
PARTICIPANTS: Practices are limited to coaches and players. Parents, siblings and any other spectators are asked to refrain from interrupting a scheduled practice.
DISMISSAL : Players will not be allowed to leave a practice with anyone not listed as an approved family member and/or friend without prior notice given to the coach.-
CHEERLEADING PRACTICE REQUIREMENTS -
Head coaches will set day and times of all practices. If you have a problem or concern about any practice times talk to your head coach and try to come up with a solution.
PRACTICE ATTIRE: Jeans are not allowed. Clothing must be non-restrictive. Tennis shoes, socks and sports bra are required. Hair must be pulled back into a ponytail (length permitting) and no metal clips (bobby pins, etc.) can be worn. Absolutely no jewelry (including belly button rings). Fingernails, including artificial nails, must be kept at an appropriate length to minimize the risk of injury.
FOOD AND DRINKS: No food, including gum, is allowed at practice. Cheerleaders must bring water to practice.
WARMING UP AND STRETCHING: This is not optional. You must participate in order to cheer. ATTENTIVENESS: Every cheerleader is expected to participate in all practice activities. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action at the discretion of the coach. STUNTING: Stunting is not allowed without an ASEP certified coach present. Stunts must have a spotter and follow the INFC stunting guidelines. Stunts are to be practiced on grass or mats. Stunting and tumbling is prohibited in wet conditions.
PARTICIPANTS: Practices are limited to coaches and cheerleaders. Parents, siblings and any other spectators are asked to refrain from interrupting a scheduled practice.
DISMISSAL: Cheerleaders will not be allowed to leave a practice with anyone not listed as an approved family member and/or friend without prior notice given to the coach.
SKIATOOK FOOTBALL FACILITIES -
l home football games are held at the Skiatook High School Football Field.
1000 W 4th St Skiatook, OK 74070
All football practices will be held at the Skiatook Sports Complex.
3200 W 133rd St North Skiatook, OK 74070