Spring Important Dates

                                                          2018 Important Dates ~ Mark Your Calendar‚Äč                                                  
Athletic Clearance:  
Please refer to the Athletics link on the Apollo Home Page for information on the required process.
This includes step-by-step instructions on Register My Athlete, the Brain Book Concussion Course 
and required forms for the Physical Evaluation and the Physical Examination.

          
All athletes must complete and submit the online process of Register My Athlete.
The Physical Form, Proof of Insurance, Parent Permission, Concussion Awareness Form and Birth Certificate
must be on file with the Athletic Department no later than Friday, July 13th for Varsity/JV and no later than
Thursday, August 2nd for Freshmen
in order to be issued equipment and practice.          

Physicals:  All athletes must have a physical each year.  This is required for athletic participation.
Saturday, April 7th:  Free Physicals will be given at Sunnyslope High School @ 8:15am
                                             (Meet at Apollo at 7:30am the bus leaves at 7:45am)
                                 Incoming Freshmen are encouraged to take advantage of this free physical.
                                 Physical Forms must be completed, signed by a parent and brought with you.
                                 Forms are available in the front office ~ Athletic Department ~ (623) 435-6307               
                                 *After this date players are responsible for their own physicals.
            
Spring Ball:  Hawk Football ~ Live It * Love It * Breathe It!
    
Spring Football Practice runs Monday, April 30th thru Friday May 18th ~ 4:00 to 6:00pm.
     Practice will be held on the football field.
               
Summer Strength and Conditioning ~ Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance!
Summer Conditioning Begins Wednesday, May 30th and runs until Thursday, July 12th.
The weight room will be open on Monday thru Thursday 6:30am to 9:30am
Gladiator Friday's (field activities):  June 1st, 15th and 29th
The weight room will be closed the week of July 2nd thru the 6th ... Have a Safe 4th of July Holiday.
The routine will be a schedule of agility conditioning followed by lifting:
          Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors should report at 6:30am
          Incoming Freshmen should report at 6:45am

Summer Passing League ~ All Games at 6:00 pm except as noted
    Players should meet at the game site no later than 5:15 pm
    Players will be issued a final schedule ... see Coach Threadgill
    Schedule:
        May  29 Tuesday @ Glendale
        June 6   Wednesday @ Moon Valley
        June 12 Tuesday @ Glendale
        June 19 Tuesday @ Sunnyslope
        June 23 Saturday @ Apollo ... Stars and Stripes Passing Tournament and Big Man Competition 8:00 to 12:00pm

Prince Amukamara Football Camp ~ July 14th @ Apollo High School
     Registration 8:00am ... Camp  9:00-11:00am
     Participants should wear football cleats, loose fitting t-shirt and shorts.
     Participants should bring sun screen, sweat towel, water bottle with name
       
Varsity Football Camp ~ July 15 thru 18 ~ (California)
                   Cost is $350.  All money is due to be turned in on or before Thursday, June 21st.
                   See Coach Threadgill for parent forms and details.
June 21  (Thursday)     Varsity Parent Meeting (all paperwork / final payment due) - Apollo Big Hawk Room ~ 6:00 pm
July  15  (Sunday)         Leave for Football Camp from Apollo ~ 8:00 am
July  18  (Wednesday)  Return from Football Camp to Apollo ~ approximately 6:00 pm     

2018 Football Season Campaign:
Dates and Times
July 23-27  (Mon-Wed)    School Student Registration
July 20  (Friday)               Varsity and JV Equipment Issue ~ 6:30am
July 23  (Monday)             Varsity and JV Football Tryouts / Practice Begins at 5:30pm
August 2 (Thursday)         Freshman Equipment Issue ~ 3:00pm
August 6  (Monday)           1st Day of School                      
August 6  (Monday)           Freshman Practice Begins ~ 3:30pm
August 8 (Wednesday)     Varsity Scrimmage @ Cactus Shadows ~ 6:00pm
August 9  (Thursday)        Gold Card Fund Raising ~ 4:00-8:00pm
August 17 (Friday)             Football Season begins @ Desert Mountain 7:00pm