Monday, May, 31
May 31, 2021
If your summer workout day is typically on Monday's you will go on Tuesday of this week instead.
May 31, 2021 | 07:30 AM - 09:20 AM
Summer 2021 Strength & Conditioning Program All team sport athletes, going into grades 9-12, are expected to participate in DCA’s summer strength & conditioning program. Our athlete’s dedication to attending as many workouts as possible is essential to the development of our athletic program. The intent of the summer strength-training period is to build team chemistry, reduce the onset of injury, increase work capacity, develop explosive strength and power, and increase mental resiliency. All student-athletes will be under the supervision of one of the DCA strength coaches during their workout. Each team will be assigned a specific number of workouts that they must attend in order to be eligible for varsity participation. Failure to meet those specific numbers will result in the student-athlete being able to participate only at the junior varsity level for half the season. Football, Volleyball, Girls Soccer, Wrestling, Girls & Boys Basketball will train 4 days a week. Softball, Baseball, Cheer, and Boys Soccer will train 3 days a week. Athletes are expected to attend the workout for his or her most immediate sport. Athletes will not be permitted to attend a different workout session because they missed the session they were scheduled to be in. Workouts are created to be energy system specific, and our space and staff are limited. In an effort to keep the chaos in the weight room to a minimum, we ask that you attend your specific time. Any questions, concerns, or conflicts can be worked out through the Head Strength Coach, Isaiah Newson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow @DCA_strength for all workout updates and make-up workout times. ***Every athlete is responsible for communicating his or her absences. If an athlete has prior knowledge of an upcoming absence, he or she needs to contact a member of the Strength staff by 8:00 p.m. the night before the expected absence. In case of sickness or emergency, email email@example.com as soon as possible. Weight Room Hours: 7:30-9:20- (Mon/Tues/Thur/Fri) Football 9:30-10:20- (Mon/Tues/Thur/Fri) Volleyball, Girls Soccer, Girls Basketball 10:30-11:20- (Mon/Tues/Thur/Fri) Boys Basketball, Wrestling 11:30-12:15- (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday) Baseball, Softball, Boys Soccer, Cheer Summer Workout Dates and Policies: Football- May 24th – July 16th: 24 Total Workouts. No less than 90% attendance is expected (22 out of 24 workouts). The week of Memorial Day, workouts will be on Tues/Wed/Thur/Fri. Fall Olympic Sports-June 1st – July 16th: 20 Total Workouts. No less than 90% attendance is expected (18 out of 20 Workouts). The week of Memorial Day, workouts will be on Tues/Wed/Thur/Fri. Winter Olympic Sports- June 1st - July 23rd: 24 Total Workouts. No less than 90% attendance is expected (22 out of 24 Workouts). The week of Memorial Day, workouts will be on Tues/Wed/Thur/Fri. Spring Olympic Sports- June 1st – July 23rd: 18 Total Workouts. No less than 90% attendance is expected (16 out of 18 workouts). The week of Memorial Day, workouts will be on Tues/Wed/Thur/Fri. Individual Sports- Not mandatory but encouraged Make-Ups- Make-up workouts will take place on Wednesdays every week of summer weight training (this does not include the mandated Dead Period). Time TBA. Athletes will not be permitted to stockpile make-up workouts to take the place of future missed workouts. Camp Policy- Each student-athlete will be allowed the equivalent of one week of excused workouts (3 or 4 based on weekly requirement for their sport) to use to attend a non-DCA sport development camp. This includes athletic, academic, fine arts or church camps. In order to be excused from workouts, these camps must occur at the same time of regular workouts. No camps during the evenings, weekends, or dead period will count for excused misses. The TSSAA Dead Period runs from June 28th - through July 9th. During this time there will be no organized activities for any sport, and all DCA athletic facilities will be closed to high school and middle school student-athletes.