ATHLETIC MISSION STATEMENT
I. Our goal is to promote the personal growth of our players.
a. Players should leave the program as better people and should be more prepared to live life.
b. We want to take our players to a level that a student-athlete cannot get to by himself by maximizing each player’s academic/athletic talent and character.
c. Our approach is based upon the core values of TRUST, CARE, RESPECT, and ENTHUSIASM.
d. The primary lesson to be gained from athletic is a commitment to excel, which requires DEDICATION, HARD WORK, COOPERATION, and the SUBORDINATION of the individual for
the good of the team.
II. We believe in a strong work ethic that leads to being thorough and prepared.
a. A work ethic applies during the season, during off-season, and during the summer.
b. Students should understand that success requires people to work for it.
c. Students should work to have a WINNING SEASON, TO WIN DISTRICT, TO PLAY IN THE PLAYOFFS, AND ULTIMATELY TO WIN THE STATE TITLE.
III. We will represent Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD in a positive way.
a. We will do our best to operate our program PROFESSIONALLY and with INTEGRITY.
b. We will require players to fit into the ACADEMIC mission of the school and our district.
c. We will give our players every opportunity to GRADUATE.
IV. We will promote the elements of teamwork and leadership.
a. We will develop a “FAMILY” atmosphere between our players and from coach to
b. We will promote UNITY, PRIDE, CONFIDENCE and a feeling of ACCOUNTABILITY TO THE TEAM.
All students who are eligible under UIL rules may participate in all sports offered. Student-athletes must have the following forms on file to participate in athletics:
1. Physical Evaluation (Medical History Form completed annually)
2. Acknowledgement of Rules
3. Parent and Student Notification/Agreement Form Illegal Steroid Use
Hazing is prohibited in PSJA ISD and PSJA Memorial High School. Hazing is any act, occurring on or off the campus, by one person alone or acting with others, directed against a student, that endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student for the purposes of pledging, initiation into, affiliation with, holding office in, or maintaining membership in an organization. Consent to the hazing activity does not absolve the student of responsibility for the misconduct. Any student involved in hazing will be disciplined according to district policy.