Bedford Central School District
Athletic Placement Process
Below is a description of the process by which 7th or 8th graders can become eligible to take part in a Fox Lane High School team. This process in meant for the rare athlete that has both the physical and emotional tools to play with older athletes. This process is a state requirement, including the physical fitness test component.
Step 1. Parent or student athlete contacts Varsity Head Coach regarding student’s interest in
playing up no later than October 15, 2017. The coach will then submit the student’s name to
the Athletic Director via email with the school nurse CC’d on the email.
Step 2: Parent of the athlete registers their child for the appropriate FLHS program grades 9-12 on
Family ID during the open registration period. Please note registering an athlete does not mean
they have passed the Advanced Placement Process and have made the team.
Step 3. The Varsity Head Coach performs a skill evaluation no later than October 20, 2017. The
evaluation is returned to the AD’s office.
Step 4. District Medical Director meets with students recommended to approve physical
maturity level for sport desired on a TBD between October 25-30th, 2017.
Step 5. The coach contacts the FLMS assistant principals to verify that the student is in
good standing both academically and behaviorally. The coach will then contact
the student’s physical education teacher of record to verify that they student is in
Step 6. Physical Fitness test comprised of five components is administered by a FLMS
physical education teacher. Students must pass all five in order to move on in the
process. Coach Miller at FLMS will administer this test on November 2, 2017 - there are no
make-up dates for this test.
Step 7: The Athletic Director will notify the Head Varsity Coach whether the student has passed the
Advanced Placement Process. The coach will then contact the family.
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