Ma’ayanot is a member of the Metropolitan Yeshiva High School League. The goals of our athletic program are to offer a rewarding athletic experience and to develop the athletic potential of our students. Ma’ayanot athletes are encouraged to develop a sense of positive sportsmanship, integrity, values, ethics and derech eretz, and to display these qualities on and off the field. Development of leadership, personal responsibility, self-esteem, sensitivity and compassion towards others are equally important goals of the athletic program. The students learn to excel as individual players as well as members of a team.
Tryouts for fall sports take place in September. Tryouts for spring sports take place in November / December.
Ma’ayanot has 13 competitive teams in the following sports:
- Volleyball - Varsity, Varsity B and Junior Varsity
- Basketball - Varsity and Junior Varsity
- Cross Country
- Soccer - Varsity and Junior Varsity
- Track and Field
Athletic Student Handbook
The purpose of the Ma'ayanot Yeshiva High School Athletic program is to offer a rewarding athletic experience and to develop the athletic potential of all our students. Ma'ayanot athletes are encouraged to develop a sense of positive sportsmanship, integrity, values, ethics and derech eretz, and to display these qualities on and off the field. Development of leadership, personal responsibility, self-esteem, sensitivity and compassion towards others are equally important goals of the athletic program.
Ma'ayanot teams are competitive and selective. Skill level and commitment are major factors in earning a position on a squad. The ultimate goal of the athletic program is to enable the athletes to mature socially, emotionally, and physically. The individual's character is built on respect of self and others, physical and emotional discipline and the ability to give 100% during practice as well as competition. Most importantly, out athletes learn to accept both victory and defeat with poise and grace. The success of the athletic program is built on commitment, cooperation, tolerance and enthusiasm between the individual players, coaches, administration, parents and community. Student-Athletes will develop a feeling of pride and spirit in Ma'ayanot.
Goals for Student AthleticsTo:
... have the opportunity to compete while cooperating with teammates and coaches.
... develop respect for self, teammates, coaches, officials, and opponents
... learn to abide by the rules, regulations, and decisions that govern their particular sport.
... develop self-discipline, character, cooperation, moral and ethical values and derech eretz that lead to productive citizenship.
... learn discipline and self-sacrifice are necessary ingredients for teamwork
... learn that participation leads to a better understanding of ethics, sportsmanship, integrity and fair play
... understand that even though winning is everyone's goal, doing one's best is the most important goal
... develop an appreciation of athletics and enjoy participation in the athletic program. it is necessary to enjoy participation and to acknowledge the personal rewards derived from participation in athletics
... develop a high degree of physical fitness through exercise and good health habits
... develop a feeling of pride and spirit in being a part of and representing Ma'ayanot
Ma’ayanot Athletic Code
Athletes shall be directly responsible to the head coach and his/her assistants. Athletes shall follow all team rules set forth by the coach and this Athletic Code. Prior to participation, the student athlete must submit all required medical forms to the school nurse and meet specified academic standards. Students are expected to make up any work missed due to an early dismissal for an athletic activity. Student athletes who wish to compete in out-of-town tournaments must be in good academic and behavioral standing. Student athletes are expected to maintain a grade average of 72 or better in all classes.
Proper conduct is expected at all times, both on and off the field. Athletes are expected to dress neatly and comply with the school dress code. Profanity or vulgar language will not be tolerated and could result in a player's dismissal from a practice, game or tournament. Athletes are to show proper respect and courtesy to all coaches, teachers, administrator, officials, spectators and opponents at all times. Athletes are also to demonstrate respect for facilities and equipment.
Guidelines for Parents
We need your support to help your daughter learn what it means to be a part of a team. We need you to enforce her goals for a strong work ethic, internal motivation, and learning from failure the right way.
1. To help make sure your daughter has a way to get to every practice and game on time.
2. To teach your daughter to learn from failure, loss, and challenges, by giving them the skills to problem solve or to ask the coach themselves how to resolve the
3. To speak positively about other teammates and the coaches.
4. To trust and accept the coach’s judgement even if you don’t always agree.
5. To communicate with the coach via email or phone if you have a question, concern, or complaint. It is not appropriate to expect a coach to be able to have a clear and thought out discussion with you right before a game, during a game, or immediately after a game.
6. To support your daughter’s team experience by giving her positive encouragement that coincides with the team’s goals.
1. To make sure all sports fees and uniform fees are paid in full before the season by the deadline.
2. To make sure all ATHLETIC HEALTH FORMS ARE COMPLETE AND HANDED INTO THE NURSE TO BE CLEARED. You will not be allowed to participate at practice or games until you are cleared.
3. To communicate with coaches at least 48 hours in advance if you are going to be late or missing a practice or a game due to an illness, or an unforeseen emergency. etc.
4. To understand that playing time is not entitled, it is earned.