Dear FCUSD Families / students / coaches:
Winter sports will be starting on Nov. 1 for women/men basketball, women/men soccer and wrestling! Please make sure student-athletes have all be cleared to participate on http://www.athleticclearance.com/.
We are excited to get our student-athletes and coaches back into sports, California Public Health Department (CDPH) was updated the guidelines requires all indoor sports to wear masks, we will be following our county recommendations with safety precautions. Please know that guidelines change constantly.
Face coverings are required for coaches, staff, observers, and players for inside sports.
Schools have implemented informed consent for participants, acknowledging risks associated with participation.
Testing will be required for all participants (even if vaccinated) for wrestling; CDPH recognizes that wearing mask during wrestling can be a choking hazard, that is why test is required.
Thank you for the continued understanding and support,
Peter Maroon (District Director of Athletics, FCUSD)
Lisa Finley (Folsom High School's Athletic Director)
Mark Beamish (Cordova High School's Athletic Director)
Mark Keeton (Vista del Lago High School's Athletic Director)
Education Based Athletics
Our athletic programs firmly belief that all participants are students first and athletes second. Unlike youth sports and collegial level, FCUSD is an Education Based Athletic program. FCUSD recognizes athletic competition as an integral part of the school experience. As such, all athletes should have the opportunity to participate in some form of interscholastic athletics within the limitations of each individual sport and such participation should encourage positive scholastic growth and achievement. Both the student athlete and the sport itself should be a credit to the school and the community. FCUSD realizes that an effective interscholastic athletic program is a product of the responsible cooperation among its five major contributors: the student athlete, the parents/guardians, the coaching staff, the school site and our District administration. FCUSD strives to strengthen the integrity of students and adults in the community by promoting the concepts of sportsmanship, honesty, and quality academics. These priorities advance the highest principles of character, trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and good citizenship.
Director of Athletics
1965 Birkmont Dr.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742