MT Fall sports parents meeting July 24

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The mandatory Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Fall Sport Parent/Athlete meeting for students in grades 7-8 at Miami Trace Middle School and grades 9-12 at Miami Trace High School will be held on Wednesday, July 24 in the high school auditorium at 6:30 p.m.

This meeting is for parents of student-athletes who wish to participate in the fall sports programs offered by the MTLSD. At the Middle School level, the following fall sports are offered for students to participate in: volleyball, football, co-ed soccer, and boys/girls cross country.

At the high school level, the following fall sports are offered: volleyball, football, boys/girls soccer, boys/girls cross country, boys/girls golf, and girls tennis.

The general purpose of the meeting is to make students and their parents aware of the obligations they must meet in order to have the privilege of participating in interscholastic athletics.

Besides reviewing the school’s essential eligibility standards, athletic policies/code of conduct, and reviewing policies and procedures related to topics like sportsmanship and health and concussion/sports medicine issues, attendees will have the opportunity to go to breakout sessions to meet with the coaches of the student’s sport of interest.

Fall sports can officially begin on Aug. 1 with try-outs/practices. In order to try out for a sport or participate in a practice, a student-athlete must have the following forms complete and on file with the athletic department. Forms are available in the Main Offices of the MTHS and MTMS.

1. 19-20 OHSAA Pre-participation Physical Evaluation

2. Ohio Department of Education Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Lindsay’s Law Parent/Athlete Signature Form

3. Ohio Department of Health Concussion Information Sheet for Interscholastic Athletics Signature Form

4. Drug Test Consent Form (grades 9-12)

5. Student Athlete Insurance Waiver

In addition to the required paperwork, parents are asked to pre-register students for participation at Click on the registration tab and if you have not yet created an account, click on create an account.

For those who are unable to make the meeting on July 24, there will be a make-up meeting held on Monday, July 29 in the high school auditorium at 6:30 p.m. The OHSAA requires attendance at one informational meeting each year.

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