Our Sports Player Selection Policy - Sport - Tauranga Girls' College
23/02/2016 1. INTRODUCTION
This Policy applies to the Tauranga Girls’ College 2016 Player Selection and replaces all previous selection policies and procedures for these teams.
2. TEAM MANAGEMENT
Tauranga Girls College Director of Sport and Tauranga Girls College Teacher in Charge of each sports code will appoint management for the teams, including Coaches following the Coach Selection Policy
3. SELECTION PANEL
3.1 The Selection Panel wherever possible, will include the coach(es) and at least two other appointed selectors with sound coaching background in the sport. (Usually one representative from the school and one external representative) 3.2 The Selection Panel may meet to discuss issues of selection and may seek the views of others on certain players but any final selection rests solely with the Selection Panel. 3.3 Any member of the Selection Panel, who has an association with any player that could give rise to a question of bias or conflict of interest in the selection process, will defer from selection discussions on that particular player (ie: parent as coach) The Final selections will usually be made based on the views of the majority of the Selection Panel, however where there is no clear majority, the Coach of that team will make the final decision.
All documentation used by the Selection Panel will be retained by the Coach till the end of the season. 4. SELECTION OBJECTIVES
4.1 The Primary objective of Tauranga Girls’ College is to select teams from the players attending Tauranga Girls’ College trials on the set dates. Players are preferred to have attended at least 2 of the trials however in some circumstances (discussed with selectors prior to trials) previous performances will be considered in the selection process. 4.2 The Selection Policy is that: (a) The number of players to be selected for each team will be announced at beginning of the trial process. (b) The players will be of the school year that they are trialling for but the selection panel reserves the right to select a player from a lower year if is deemed by the selectors that that there is no one in the older year group of similar or higher ability (c) Players can be removed from the Team’s at any time if they have displayed inappropriate behaviour or conduct or an unsatisfactory attitude, lack of commitment, non-compliance or non attendance with training requirements. (d) Players need to have returned all uniforms and cleared any outstanding debts to the school before participating in trials. When selecting players for the Teams, the Selection Panel shall apply the criteria and considerations set out below.
Core Playing Competencies:
Core Personal Qualities:
Consideration will also be given to the following factors:
4.3 Providing the Selection Panel has considered the above criteria and exercised their discretion and judgement, in good faith, then the Selection Panel will have fulfilled all of its obligations under this Policy. 4.4 The Selection Panel will observe players at a minimum of two trials to ensure players are given adequate opportunities to be viewed prior to final selections for the Teams. All trialists will be viewed at least twice on the court and in their two preferred playing positions. Dates for trials will be set early, giving players 4 – 6 weeks’ notice.
5. POST – SELECTION REQUIREMENTS Following the selection of the Teams
6. SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES In case of injuries the committee will go back to the selection sheets and bring in the next player that is suited to the position on field/court. That player should of trialled for the Team to be eligible to play in the Team but if due to injury or other circumstances, another player can be bought in to replace a player. 7. RELEASE TO PLAY CLUB All students’ must trial for a Tauranga Girls’ College team before a request to be release to play club sport is will be considered. All requests musts be completed on the ‘release form’ and submitted to the Director of Sport, Kaye Barnett, for consideration. Requests for release will be considered with consultation with the student, parents, TGC coach and the school.
7.1 If Tauranga Girls’ College is unable to offer a team at the level a student needs to play at to continue to develop their skill set then a release will be granted. It is hoped that the student will still play for the school as well to help improve the standard of the sport code. 7.2 If a student wants to play in both a TGC team and a club team then a release form still needs to be completed and will be consider on its merits. Player welfare is the primary consideration when considering the release.
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