Brief Description of the Office
The Office of Sports Development Program is one of the disciplines which is under the direction of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs. It is also one of the offices concerned with the support to students specifically in the areas of sports. As such, it provides leadership among sports coordinators, heads, coaches, officials, athletes and students during sports activities and in participation in local, regional, national and international meets and sports competitions. It also aims to establish linkages with different associations to improve the sport development programs of the university.
The Office of Sports Development Program supports the University’s vision and mission of academic excellence. It is working hand and hand with the University in serving not only the BatStateU community but also to other stakeholders. To achieve the philosophy and the implementation of the Sports Development Program action plan, the continuous support of the university, in terms of funding of facilities, equipment, supplies, materials, recruitment, training, competitions, presentations and uniforms, is sought for. Furthermore, it seeks the assistance of the Budget Office to allocate funds for the different activities of the Sports Development Program.
OBJECTIVES OF SPORTS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
To develop and enhance students’ skills and talents through active participation in different competitions and provide opportunities for high level of skill development and competitive success.
- Prepare and conduct meaningful programs and activities that will expose the skills and talents of students and personnel.
- Intensify the university’s effort in sports advancement geared towards values development.
- Strengthen the university trust for holistic development through sports development program.
SERVICES OF THE OFFICE
- Managing sports competitions and other related extra-curricular activities of the University.
- Provide and manage wellness and fitness program to all stakeholders.
- Recruitment and selections of sports varsity players.
- Provide and manage different sports clinic inside and outside the University.
- Provide assistance regarding sports activities to the community in different campuses of the University.
- Facilitate varsity scholarship program.
- Facilitate and provide well talented and experience sports trainers and coaches to all sports disciplines.
Working landline and e-mail address
Landline: (043) 980-0392 to 94 loc 1146 / (043) 425-7160 to 62 loc 1146
Guidelines and Principles for BatStateU inter Scholastic Athletic Programs
- The safety and welfare of students will be of paramount importance.
- The institution will provide a comparable basic sports program in each of its tertiary schools within the limitations of the number of interested participants’ available resources.
- Coaches who have the prerequisite qualification necessary to carry out the programs’ mission and objectives will supervise athletic programs aligned to HEIs principles.
- Sports participation is a privileges and not a right among talented individuals, the interscholastic athletic program is designed to provide opportunities for high levels of skill development and competitive success.
- Provide opportunities for athletes to develop camaraderie and leadership skills through participation in the different sports competitions.
- Under the CHED regulations and principles about sports program the Sports Director of the institution is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and coordination of all athletic program and related services within the university.
- The institution shall ensure that intercollegiate athletics competition is also an integral part of the total educational program offering, under the control of those responsible for the administration of the institution.
- Encourage the broadest possible student involvement in the athletic program like:
- Maintaining ethical standard through commitment and understanding to the principles of self-reporting and participation.
- Evaluating and assessing sports program in terms of educational purpose of the institutions.
- Engaging competition with other institutions having similar athletics policies and philosophies.
- Provide campus wide recognition of outstanding accomplishment of athletes.
Process in recruiting and selecting athletes
- Conduct scheduled of try-outs and preliminary selection from the pool of interested applicants.
- Selected from PE students and intramurals players.
- Scouting players from district, division, regional and national meet CHED and DepEd palaro and other organized sports competition.
- Coordinating with secondary school graduate or feeder schools through recommendations from coaches, trainers and sports coordinators.
- University coaches of each individual sports discipline, together with the head coach and
sports directors will do the selection of athletes.
- After the scheduled try-out the head coach will interview the possible candidates.
- Upon the recommendation of the coaches and head coach of the institution, the Director of Sports Development Program will approve the successful candidates as new members of the university varsity
Training Program and Duration
- Preparatory Period/ Pre-season (5 to 6 months)
This period is divided into general and special preparatory stage. The general preparatory stage lasts two and a half to three months and is always longer than the second stage. It ensures quantitative work; a greater volume of training is always possible as the player’s potential for training load changes. The greater amount of training devoted to the general preparation in all areas of training is one of the important features of the organization of work at this stage. The results of motor abilities are almost all increase in a training year in this stage.The special preparatory stage last approximately one to two months. It ensures the players’ form through a qualitative training. Training volume is gradually substituted with intensity as a leading factor of the training load influence. All training gradually gets more specific, more time is devoted to group and team activities. Only some special motor abilities are further developed while general ones are kept on the gained level.
- Competitive Period/Season (3 to 4 months)The main competitions period. The main concern of this training is to keep the players always in shape and form. The training is mainly focus on the consequences of matches and events.
- Post Competitive Period/Off-Season (3 to 4 months)The main goal of this period is to remove the fatigue acquired during the training year and replenish the exhausted energy stores by decreasing volume specially intensity. During the months of training and competition most athletes are exposed to numerous psychological and social stressors that drain their mental energies. During this period, athletes have time to relax psychologically by being involved in various physical and social activities that are enjoyable.
The training period will be 5 to 6 days a week to ensure the positive effect
and outcome of the program.
The training hour will be two and a half hours per day during Pre-season and Off-Season period, while during competitive period there will be no specific number of hour in training, it will always be depends upon on the scheduled/events of competitions.