High School Lettering Policy

Lettering Criteria

In order to letter on the High School Rugby Varsity team, athletes must meet the following requirements:

  • Attend 90% of practices
  • Attend 100% of the varsity games and tournaments
  • Play in a minimum of 4 halves in a Varsity game
  • Finish the season in good standing with the team, coaches, and school
This would include:
  • Meeting the specified practice and game requirements 
  • Conducting oneself with positive behavior on the field and at all Ranch Rugby events
  • Promote club and school values with positive sportsmanship 
  • Have no disciplinary issues with the use of drugs or alcohol

Note - The head coach and Ranch Rugby board will determine whether the athlete has met these standards at the conclusion of each season. We fully understand that situations arise that constitutes the missing of a practice or game. The following are reasons for excused and unexcused absences. 

Excused Absences:
  • Illness
  • Family emergencies (i.e. serious illness or death in immediate family)
  • Medical, legal or religious duties which cannot be cared for after regular school hours
  • Other reasons which are approved by the coach and board
Unexcused Absences:
  • No-show at practice or game without communication with the coach
  • Staying away from school to avoid academic deadlines
  • Absence for personal or family trips without prior approval from the coach