The goal of Recreational Sports is to be diverse and to offer each student the opportunity to participate, regardless of ability.
Reason for Policy/Purpose
This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding intramurals.
Who Needs to Know This Policy
All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community.
Website Address for this Policy
Article 1: Program Objectives
Article 2: Participation
Article 3: Assumption of Risk Statement
Article 4: Photo Disclaimer
Article 5: Intramural Sports Staff
Mike Valentine, Intramural Sports and Club Sports coordinator, received a Bachelor of Science in sport management from The University of West Florida. He also received a Master of Science in recreation and sport management from the University of Tennessee. Mike is responsible for Intramural Sports and Club Sports programs.
Shane Ferrara, graduate assistant for Intramural Sports and Club Sports, received a Bachelor of Science in business administration at North Carolina State University. Shane is pursuing a Master of Science in sport management while at The University of Southern Mississippi. Shane assists with the daily operations of the Intramural Sports and Club Sports programs.
Intramural Sports supervisors, representatives of Recreational Sports, oversee the nightly administration of the Intramural Sports program. They are responsible for upholding Intramural Sports policies and procedures, as well as providing risk management and overseeing officials and scorekeepers.
Intramural officials and scorekeepers are responsible for overall game management and rules knowledge for Intramural Sports contests. In coordination with Intramural Sports supervisors, they are representatives of Recreational Sports and are responsible for the nightly administration of the Intramural Sports program.
Article 6: Employment
The Senior Associate Director of Recreational Sports is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).
Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes
11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies website.
03/06/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.