Athletics Contact Info

Director of Athletics:
Dr. Susan Elza

Department Email:
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Department Phone:
512-471-5883

Department Fax:
512-471-6589

Assistant Athletic Directors:

Darryl Beasley:
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Brandy Belk:
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Brian Polk:
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Extracurricular Athletic Activity Safety Training Requirements

  1. The commissioner of education, in compliance with the Texas Education Code (TEC), ß33.202, adopts the Extracurricular Activity Safety Training Program, provided by the University Interscholastic League, as an extracurricular athletic activity safety training program.
  2. The commissioner of education, in compliance with the TEC, ß33.202, adopts the educational requirements for licensure as a licensed athletic trainer, as set forth in 22 TAC ß871.7 (relating to Qualifications) and 22 TAC ß871.12 (relating to Continuing Education Requirements), as an extracurricular athletic activity safety training program.
  3. The following persons must satisfactorily complete an adopted extracurricular athletic activity safety training program specified in subsection (a) or (b) of this section:
    1. a coach or sponsor for an extracurricular athletic activity;
    2. a trainer, except as provided by subsection (b) of this section;
    3. a director responsible for a school marching band; and
    4. a physician who is employed by a school or school district or who volunteers to assist with an extracurricular athletic activity, except as provided by subsection (d) of this section.
  4. A physician who is employed by a school or school district or who volunteers to assist with an extracurricular athletic activity is not required to complete the safety training program if the physician submits to the school or school district documentation of successful completion of continuing medical education sufficient to comply with the continuing medical education requirements of the Texas Occupations Code, ß156.051, and that the physician's continuing medical education specifically addresses emergency medicine.
  5. Beginning with the 2008-2009 school year, each school district shall ensure and maintain documentation that each person subject to the TEC, ß33.202, has satisfactorily completed the extracurricular athletic activity safety training program required by this section.

Statutory Authority: The provisions of this ß76.1003 issued under the Texas Education Code, ß33.202.

Source: The provisions of this ß76.1003 adopted to be effective March 10, 2009, 34 TexReg 1585.

UNIVERSITY INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE
1701 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722
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