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Parents of Nipomo HS Student-Athletes:

The NHS Family ID clearance registration (click to go to site) for the 2020-21 school year is now available. Instructions for NEW & RETURNING parents are posted below.

If you need assistance with registration at anytime, contact FamilyID at: support@familyid.com or phone (888) 800-5583 x1.


If you are taking your student-athlete to complete a physical for the 2020-21 school year, PRINT OUT the 2020-21 Sports Physical Form (click on link to access). After you print, bring the 2020-21 Physical form with you to your physician for completion. 

 

HOW TO TURN IN YOUR PHYSICALS FOR 2020:

NEW THIS YEAR:  Due to concerns around COVID-19 and the safety of our student-athletes, after your physician completes the form, please scan the form or take clear photos of BOTH SIDES of the physical form and email those images to Assistant Athletic Director Philip Deichler at philip.deichler@lmusd.org


Completed forms must be emailed and verified by the Athletics Department and Family ID must be completed BEFORE participation in any athletic practices or contests.

 

Thank you for the support and Go Titans!

 
UPDATE FOR FALL 2020, September 17, 2020
 
NHS, CCNTHS and PVA Families,
 
Last night at the LMUSD Board Meeting our school board approved the return of limited, in-person athletic conditioning to begin on October 5 for Fall and some Spring sports.  
 
We are working through the logistics right now of each of our program's ability to effectively, efficiently and safely meet the requirements of our RTA plan.
 
Please see the attachment titled NHS Athletics Start Schedule for information on what sports plan to start on what dates.  
 
I will email out again on Friday with a list of Coach Contacts for each of those sports, so that you can contact them to let them know that you want to participate in that sport.  I will also include an updated NHS Athletics Start Schedule (some coaches are still working through their plans) every time I receive updates from coaches.  
 
Emailing coaches starting Friday will be important information for our coaches to know, because we MUST plan and implement cohorts of 1 coach per 14 student-athletes and there is very limited ability to change those cohorts once we begin.  If your son/daughter is not included in the cohort plan they may not be able to start when they are ready.  Again, I will email out again on Friday with coach contact information.  
 
What can you do now?  Make sure that your student-athlete is cleared.  Without Family ID registration (  https://www.familyid.com/organizations/nipomo-high-school  ) and a current physical they will not be able to participate.  Please email completed physicals directly to Assistant Athletic Director P.J. Deichler:   philip.deichler@lmusd.org
 
Next Steps?  Again, I will email coach contact information on Friday, as well as an updated Athletics starting plan.  After you receive that information from me make sure that you email your specific coach to let them know that you want to participate in conditioning with their sport.  Also, make sure that you are cleared (Family ID registration and Physical).  
 
Participation in any of this in-person conditioning is entirely OPTIONAL.  This is not something that you have to do in order to potentially play that sport when the seasons actually get here.  So, discuss this as a family and decide if attending these opportunities is right for your student-athlete.  
 
Finally, there will be more information to come regarding daily health questionnaires, waivers, etc.  We are working hard right now to make sure that all of those ducks are in a row before we put out what is required.  We do not want to provide bad information for obvious reasons.  
 
Thanks everybody!  
 
Titan PRIDE!  
 
     
Russ Edwards
Athletic Director
Nipomo High School
 
 
 

 

 
Nipomo Athletics Families,
 
We are getting close to the start of Optional Athletic Conditioning on October 5.  Some reminders/notices for you all, as you discuss whether to participate with these optional opportunities or not.  Reminder that it is not necessary to participate in order to make a team when the tryout time comes.  Participation at this time is entirely optional and it is a decision that you, as a family, must decide together.  
 
Please read through EVERYTHING below and email me directly if you have any questions.  russell.edwards@lmusd.org
 
Must Do's To Participate 
1.  Complete Family ID Registration.  Info on how to complete the process can be found here:    https://www.nhstitans.org/apps/pages/athletics
 
2.  Valid Physical on file.  Physicals are good for 365 days.  Email your completed physical to Assistant Athletic Director P.J. Deichler.     philip.deichler@lmusd.org
 
3.  Completed and Turned in RTA Athletic Waiver   AND   Completed and Turned in RTA Protocol Agreement Form. 
 ***You can get both of these waivers in the attachments, on our NHS Athletics page,  OR  you can pick up paper copies at the Nipomo High School office (they will be outside the office door on a table) starting tomorrow, Friday, September 25.  Turn in these completed waivers to the NHS office.  They will be placed in my staff box.  
 
5.  You will need to fill out the RTA COVID-19 Questionnaire on a daily basis prior to attending Conditioning.  These Questionnaires are set up in half sheets.  You will turn that completed half sheet in to your cohort coach every day at the beginning of conditioning.  No completed sheet = no conditioning.  These are also attached below and will be available outside the office door starting tomorrow, Friday the 25th.  
 
6.  Watch the video that Stephen Field and I put together for you to hopefully explain things in a little more detail.  No judging the lack of presentation skills please.  :) 
 
Pertinent Information For You 
1.  For now you have to choose.  This is a big one and something that we had hoped to avoid.  Neither coaches, nor student-athletes are going to be allowed to participate in more than one cohort during this optional conditioning period.  So, unfortunately for our coaches and student-athletes, they are going to have to choose which athletic team to condition with.  My advice (advice only) is to choose the "Fall" sport team...the team that will begin it's games first.  So, talk about this with your family and make the choice that you feel is right for you.  Remember that these optional conditioning opportunities are not tryouts, nor are you required to attend in order to be a part of these teams when the seasons do arrive.  Conditioning is conditioning.  Do not stress too much on missed "practice" time with any specific sport, as the conditioning opportunities will not look like any specific sports actual practices (as you know them) for some time.  
 
** For those of you that do not have a sport starting any form of practice until after January 1, I encourage you to think about doing conditioning in one of those that are starting sooner.  Two easy examples:  if the only sport that you want to participate with is Track and Field in the spring it would be smart of you to get onboard with Cross Country conditioning this Fall/Winter.  Running will prepare you for running.  :)     If you are interested in Swim season for the spring you will want to get involved with water polo conditioning in the Fall.  Swimming will prepare you for swimming.  You get the idea.  
 
2.  Starting next Friday, October 2nd at 3:00pm we will be running student-athlete official clearances for our coaching staff.  Due to the seriousness of ensuring that our cohorts (smaller groups of no more than 14) are as safe as possible we can not have student-athletes showing up to conditioning with their physicals in hand or stating that "they completed Family ID this morning".  Coaches do not have a means to know what is true or not when standing out at the conditioning locations and we can not put them in a position of having to make a decision on what to do.  Whomever is cleared on Friday, October 2nd will be eligible to participate in the week of October 5 conditioning.  Those that are not cleared by Friday October 2nd at 3pm will have to wait until the following Friday, October 9, to be cleared to participate with their cohort starting on Monday, October 12.  This weekly clearance system will continue throughout our conditioning time period.    
 
Email Head Coaches Your Interest 
If you have not already done so please email the Head Coach of the sport that you plan on doing conditioning with, so that they can plan for you in a cohort.  Send this email even if you are not going to be cleared by October 2, so that they have your name and have you down in a cohort group.  An updated information spreadsheet of teams, planned start dates, conditioning days of the week and times of the day is also attached.  
 
I know that this is a LOT of content.  I wish that there were a simpler way to do things right now.  But, this is where we are at.  I am excited that we have an opportunity to start with in-person conditioning for our teams, as I know that many of your student-athletes are as well.  These are the steps that we have to take to make that a reality.  
 
Thanks everybody.  Titan PRIDE!  
 
Russ Edwards
Athletic Director
Nipomo High School

Nipomo Athletics Families,
 
Week # 6 currently of optional conditioning and I wanted to update everybody on a couple of items.  
 
1.  The second week of December (one month away) is the first week of official CIF calendared "Fall" sport practices.  All of the SLO County AD's have made requests through their respective district offices to have our County Health Department issue guidelines for what we can and can not do by the first week of December.  So, we all hope to have that info at that time and get actual approved game schedules out to everybody by the end of the first week of December.  Thank you for your patience in advance!  
 
2.  Please see the attached schedule for this weeks' optional conditioning opportunities.  Many of our programs will not workout on Wednesday (tomorrow) this week, but some will.  Please look at your student-athletes sport cohort to figure out what they will be doing.  Email me back directly if you have any questions about anything.     russell.edwards@lmusd.org
 
3.  Some of our programs are planning to condition a bit during the Thanksgiving week break.  I will get that schedule out to all of you by Friday of this week.  
 
I hope that everybody is safe, healthy and happy!  
 
Titan PRIDE! 
 
Russ Edwards
Athletic Director
Nipomo High School