Policies and Procedures

2021-2022 C.Y.O. ATHLETIC POLICIES & PROCEDURES (and forms)

Introduction: Mission / Focus / Spiritual Formation / Funding

Personnel:   CYO Staff / Diocesan Director of CYO Athletics / Assistant Diocesan Director of CYO Athletics / CYO Chaplain / CYO Sports Commissioners / CYO Administrative Assistant / CYO Advisory Committee

Parish Athletic Director:  Parish Athletic Director Basic Duties / Parish Athletic Budget

Coaches:  Coaches’ Eligibility / Coaches’ Pre-Season Responsibilities / Coaches’ General Responsibilities / Coaches’ Transportation Liability

Conduct and Character:  Expected Behavior & Positive Cheering / Discipline

Supervision of Youth:  Adult Behavior with Children / Child Abuse and/or Neglect / Gangs/Gang Related Activity / Drugs, Alcohol, Tobacco and Weapons

Participants:  Player Eligibility / Player Grade & Age Divisions

Safety Regulations

League and Tournament Play:  League Assignments and Schedules / Balanced Calendar / Academic Schedule / Forfeits / Officials / Game Report Forms / Protests

CYO Web Site, CYO Social Media, CYO Privacy Policy, and Conclusion


I. "The Parish And Athletics" by Fr. James Bacik
II. Official CYO Team Prayer
III. Official Diocesan 2019-2020 CYO Coaches’ Certification Schedule
IV. Official Diocesan CYO “Coach’s Code of Ethics” form
V. Official Diocesan CYO “Team Entry” form
VI. Sample “Parents’ Meeting” Agenda
VII. Sample “Emergency Contingency Plan” form
VIII. Official CYO diocesan “Emergency Medical Authorization” form
IX. Sample CYO Athletic Coach’s Checklist
X. Official Diocesan CYO “Player/Parent Contract”
(this is the form that requires a medical examiner’s signature)
XI. Official Diocesan CYO “Team Roster” form
XII. Official Diocesan CYO 2019-20 Athletic Fee Sheet
XIII. “Suggestions to Coaches/Coach as a Role Model”
XIV. Official Diocesan CYO “Transfer Request Application” form
XV. Recommended “Communicable Disease Procedures”
XVI. Official Diocesan CYO “Injury Report” form
XVII. Official Diocesan CYO “Game Report” form
XVIII. Official Diocesan CYO Late Roster Addition Form
XIX. Official Diocesan “Standards of behavior and boundaries for all priests, deacons, religious, pastoral ministers, principals, teachers, employees and volunteers in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo in America” form
XX. "Standards" Acknowledgement form
XXI. Ohio Department of Health Parent/Guardian and Athlete Concussion Information Sheet
XXII. Acknowledgement of ODH Concussion Information Sheet for Parent/Guardian and Athlete
XXIII. Ohio Department of Health Return to Play After Suspected Concussion Injury Form
XXIV. Ohio Department of Health Parent/Guardian and Athlete Sudden Cardiac Arrest Information Sheet
XXV. Acknowledgement of ODH Sudden Cardiac Arrest Information Sheet for Parent and Athlete
XXVI. Ohio Department of Health Sudden Cardiac Arrest Information Sheet for Coaches
XXVII. Diocesan Policy on Gender-Related Matters
XXVIII. CYO Athletic Guidelines
XXIX. COVID-19 Monitoring Form
XXX. OHSAA Return to Play After Student has been infected with COVID-19 form


Any questions, contact the CYO office, 419.244.6711.