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About Athletics at FFCSD

The purpose of athletics at Fonda Fultonville is as a continuation of the classroom so that such lifetime values like citizenship, sportsmanship, teamwork, and hard work are taught and reinforced. FFCSD’s Athletics program promotes education and develops students through athletic participation with the following goals:

Modified

At the entry level for our athletics program (Grade 7 & 8), athletes and their parents should expect the following concepts to be emphasized:

  • Developing fundamental skills
  • Providing equal practice opportunities for all participants
  • Having the coach’s evaluation of an athlete’s attitude, skills, and team role determine game time, working toward quality playing time for all participants
  • Learning the rules of the game
  • Developing an orientation toward and appreciation for team effort in each athlete
  • Demonstrating sportsmanship and fair play
  • Developing the ambition to achieve at the next level of competition
  • Prioritizing skill and character development over winning

Junior Varsity

This is a transitional level for high school athletics, and athletes and parents should expect the following concepts to be emphasized:

  • Reinforcing and refining fundamental skills
  • Having the coach’s evaluation of an athlete’s attitude, skills, and team role determine game time
  • Demonstrating sportsmanship and fair play
  • Developing more sophisticated athletic strategies
  • Specifically defining an individual athlete’s role within the team concept
  • Refining and reinforcing the concepts of commitment and team play
  • Focusing on physical conditioning and development
  • Developing the ambition to achieve at the next level of competition
  • Prioritizing skill and character development over winning

Varsity

At the highest level of athletics competition in high school athletics, athletes and parents should expect the following concepts to be emphasized:

  • Developing a high level of proficiency in the physical skills of the sport
  • Having the coach’s evaluation of an athlete’s attitude, skills, and team role determine playing time
  • Developing sophisticated strategy, situation analysis, and other mental aspects of the sport
  • Specifically defining an individual athlete’s role within the team concept
  • Fostering maximum commitment to the athletic team
  • Understanding and valuing the physical conditioning components of one’s sport
  • Understanding the importance of individual sacrifice for the good of the team
  • Winning within the rules of sportsmanship and fair play