Multiple Teams · Spring Sports Parent Night – Monday – 3/9/20

The Spring Sports Parent meeting is Monday, March 9th, at 6:00pm in the Lower Lobby of the RHS Auditorium.

The agenda (below) includes a review of the Ritenour High School Athletic Philosophy and MSHSAA eligibility in addition to breakout sessions with coaches.

A copy of the MSHSAA Eligibility Brochure can also be found below:

MSHSAA Eligibility Standards Flyer 2019- 2020

2019-20 MSHSAA Official Handbook

If you prefer to view this eligibility information in “article form” click here.


Orientation – Let’s get started!

Introductions – Drew, Lee, Principal Marker, Taylor


  • Get on the same page
  • Positive educational experience
  • RigorRelationships, and Responsibility


  • Educational experience is our 1st Priority
  • Participation Policy – Only 3 unexcused Absences
  • Participation on Lower Level Teams is valued
  • Behavior in School/Sportsmanship
  • Communication
  • VISION – Pride, Tradition, Legacy (PTL) and MTXE – Mental Toughness Extra Effort
  • Winning at the Varsity Level – Is our goal – Not our sole Purpose

Get Out Your Phones


  • Easier to Navigate, Enhanced Communication and Media
  • Schedules – Sync issues, Final Solution or patch work to improve – Arbiter FEED
  • Instagram and other social media
  • Need your continued support to keep growing
  • STATS last month
    • ~5,000 users
    • ~9,000 sessions
    • ~140,000 pageviews
    • Highest Pageview Day ~ 10,000

MSHSAA  Eligibility and Citizenship

  • If Law Enforcement is involved it’s out of our Hands
  • Not Eligible until all Court Rulings/Punishment Associated with the Case is Resolved
  • MSHSAA Eligibility Video
    • SLIDES 6, 7, 8, 14

Coaches Intro – Introduce Seasonal Coaches and have them give an outlook on the upcoming season.

  • Baseball – Zach Buxman
  • Boys Golf – Sean Snedeker
  • Girls Soccer – Jim Coletta
  • Boys Tennis – David Taylor
  • Boys Track – Mike Nelke
  • Girls Track – Reggie McNeil
  • Boys Volleyball – Andrea Rivera

Eligibility – 14 Days of Practice

  • Current Documents on File (electronic) – Physical, Emergency Contact Consent

Academic Requirements

  • 3.0 Credits Passed and Enrolled in – MSHSAA
  • 2.0 MINIMUM GPA – Academic Support – RHS


  • District Policy
  • Communication is the Key
  • You can ONLY Sign your Child Out

Parent Sportsmanship

  • Lead by Example and Represent RHS and our kids in a Positive Manner  

Chain of Communication

  • Student to Coach → Parent/Student to Coach→ Parent/Student to AD → Principal

Program Survey – Feedback

  • Seasonal Surveys for Parents and Players at the End of the Season

Where to Find Us?

  • Right off the Upper Lobby across from the concession stand between the Gym and Auditorium.

Break-Out Session into Teams – Meet and Greet with Coaching Staff to discuss Program Expectations

  • Baseball – Lower Lobby
  • Boys Golf – Upper Lobby
  • Girls Soccer – Choir Room
  • Boys Tennis – Upper Lobby
  • Boys Track – Band Room
  • Girls Track – Drama Room
  • Boys Volleyball – Auditorium