Downingtown Middle School Athletic PageDr. Ryan FarrellAssistant Principal/ Athletic DirectorPhone:610-518-0685
SPRING 2021 SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENT
PRACTICE DISMISSAL PICKUP at 4:30
Sports Practices Monday (4/19)
Baseball- 8th Grade ONLY; ALL Players (pick up at 5pm)
Softball- 7th and 8th Grade
Boys Lax- 7th and 8th Grade
Girls Lax- 7th and 8th Grade
Track and Field- 7th and 8th Grade
All students that are practicing today should report to the locker room gym when walkers are dismissed; track should report to the Auxillary Gym when Walkers are dismissed
- ALL STUDENT ATHLETES NEED TO COMPLETE a PREWORKOUT SCREENING EACH DAY BEFORE PRACTICE BEGINS.
- LUNCH or REACH/ ORGANIZE PERIODS are appropriate times to complete the form- see team specific form below
- AFTER SCHOOL; All students should report to the locker room and gym after blue wave and walkers are dismissed (Track and Field report to Auxillary Gym)
- While in the gym student athletes should wait with their team, socially distanced with mask on and talk in quiet voices. We will have a lot of student athletes in the gym and we need everyone to follow these rules.
- If there are issues they will be addressed including the possibiility of being asked to leave if student athletes are non complaint with the basic classroom rules. Please do not make this the reason you are not considered for a team's roster, please respect our house.
- Teams will remain in gym area until their coaches arrive and lead them to their practice area
- If you ARE VIRTUAL: Arrive on the DMS campus at 2:50PM. Drop off will be on the Cafeteria side of the building (parent pick up/drop off location). Please come dressed for tryouts. Enter the building and come to the gym and wait until the rest of the team is ready to go outside. NO CLEATS INSIDE THE BULIDING.
Information Specific to Teams
Before School- Bring euipment to homeroom and ask permission to keep it there, if it is an issue report with equipment to the cafeteria
After School- Report to the locker room and gym as appropriate: NO CLEATS INSIDE THE BUILDING
Pre Workout Screening-
Before School- Bring equipment to homeroom and ask for persmission to store it there for the day, if there is an issue report to the cafeteria
After School- Report to the locker room and gym as appropriate; No CLEATS INSIDE THE BUILDING
Track and Field
Pre work out Screening-
Before School- Manage personal equipment as appropriate
After School- Report to the Auxillary Gym
Before School- bring your equipment bag to the boy’s locker room when you arrive at school in the morning. There will be a sign for bag storage inside the boy’s locker room. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BAG OUT IN THE LOCKER ROOM. Only store bags in the room with the sign. This room will be locked at 7:40AM.
After School- Report to the Locker room and Gym; NO CLEATS INSIDE THE BULIDING.
Pre work Out Screening-
After School- Report to locker room and gym as appropriate; NO CLEATS INSIDE THE BULIDING.
We wish everyone best of luck during tryouts and the season!
Dear DMS and LMS Families,
Downingtown Middle School and Lionville Middle School would like to provide an update in regards to our spring athletic programs.
Both middle schools will begin official spring tryouts/practices on Tuesday April 6th ; all practices, training, and competitions will be strictly adhering to our DASD Athletics Health and Safety Plan,. We will not be offering sports physicals at school this year, so please make arrangements with your physician or area medical care facilities to get an updated physical. We are committed to following the guidance of our local health officials and the most recent recommendations to provide a safe environment for our student-athletes, coaches, and staff. Please below for important information.
Coaches will provide specific information regarding tryouts, practice times, and practices procedures. Please see below for coaching contact information or visit the DMS Athletics Page for a full list of coaches' contact information and Schoology codes.
DMS Schoology Codes for Spring Sports:
Track and Field
DMS Head Coach Contact Information for Spring Sports:
Track & Field
Sports Physicals and Family ID Registration- Due Friday March 31
All families must create a Family ID account. To create an account, please visit the DMS Family ID Page and click on Create Account in the top toolbar (please follow this LINK for instructions on how to create/update your Family ID account).. If you have already created an account, please log in to your account and follow the prompts to select the appropriate spring sport. All student-athletes must have a current physical (dated after June 1, 2020) to be eligible to participate. If you do not have a current physical, you should still attend practices, but you will be unable to participate until you have a current Family ID account and current PIAA CIPPE Section 6 Physical Form uploaded to your account. When creating a Family ID account, you must use a laptop or desktop computer; you will not be able to complete the registration process on a mobile device.
Mandatory Pre-workout Screening
Prior to arriving on campus, all student-athletes and coaches must complete the required pre-workout screen before each practice session. All student-athletes must contact the head coach to receive the link to the pre-workout screen, prior to attending their first practice. All pre-workout screening links will be sent from our coaching staff. For days in which your child is attending in-person instruction, the health screening must be completed prior to your practice time.
Consistent with the governor's current mask order, masks must be worn at all times by student-athletes, including when involved in rigorous physical activity, transition times, and when entering and leaving the training facility. Coaches and staff must wear masks at all times.
Arriving on Campus
All student-athletes must wear a mask once they arrive on campus. Please wear your mask and report directly to your team's designated training facility.
What to Bring
Athletes should bring all personal equipment, water and other hydration options, and be dressed ready to practice upon arrival. Locker rooms will be available to those students attending in-person instruction to change or store athletic equipment for the day. Locker rooms and team rooms will not be utilized by teams to store equipment at this time.
Health and Safety Procedures
For the health and safety of our entire school community, if you are feeling sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, had close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, or had close contact with an individual with COVID like symptoms without another diagnosis, you should not attend workouts. Additionally, if you are not able to pass the pre-workout screen, you should not attend training sessions. If you have symptoms or have been exposed to a potential or confirmed COVID-19 case, please contact your coach or athletic trainer immediately to allow us to work with our local health department for guidance and next steps.
Athletic trainers will be on site. Due to the recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic, any treatments and evaluations will take place by appointment only. Athletic trainers will provide injury evaluations, recommendations for treatment, and return to play guidelines. At this time, injury rehabilitation and other long term care will be subject to the current restrictions and the medical recommendations with regard to COVID-19 protocol. Any athlete that requires an evaluation by an athletic trainer must wear a mask.
The activity fee portal is currently not open in our payment management system. Once final rosters are determined, we will send further communication through our coaches to enable families to satisfy this fee. All activity fees can be paid on Pay Schools; coaches will send an update when activity fees are open.