ERIC Number: ED106224
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Club Sports in Colleges and Universities.
Arnold, Jay; And Others
This report outlines policies to aid administrators of athletic, physical education, and intramural programs as they seek to provide leadership to the club sports movement on their campuses. The report first discusses the recent emergence and popularity of club sports, and explains some advantages of club sports over varsity sports. The next section deals with operational guidelines and emphasizes consideration of individual welfare. The following section presents selection criteria for administrators, as well as suggestions regarding financing and location of club sports activities. Procedures are then suggested for organizing the club sports program and providing a framework within which it should function. The procedures include (a) establishment of a club sports advisory council, (b) selection of participants, (c) decisions on academic eligibility, and (d) attainment of varsity status. The next section concerns administrative procedures, specifically financing and legal liability. The final section concerns scheduling, including coordination of club sports schedules with other athletic activities, priority use of facilities, expansion of facilities, and number of scheduled conferences and distance to be traveled. (PB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC. National Association for Sport and Physical Education.
Note: Project of the Task Force on Club Sports