November 19th, 2018

2018 JH/JV Swede Umbach Results


Momma Goldberg’s Fundraiser Results

Our recent fundraiser at Momma Goldberg’s Deli last Tuesday generated $139.37 from your receipts. Thanks to all who supported our teams by attending this event and dining at our local establishments. Every little “bite” helps! Thanks also to Momma Goldberg’s for supporting Auburn wrestling!

Open Booster Club Positions!
Vacant board positions include a first vice president and a concessions committee chairperson. If you are interested, please contact our booster president, Nancy Chastonay at nschastonay@auburnschools.org

Home Meet Volunteer SignUps
Home meets are an exciting time for our wrestlers, friends, and familieis. Having a concession stand is essential for the success of these events and also a great way to generate additional revenue for the team! Please consider assisting by clicking here or the photo at right to sign up for one of these positions..

PB&J Sandwich & Team Parent Volunteers 

Team Parent Volunteers - Parent(s) who plan to attend (home or away) events and assist team members sitting in stands while coaches focus on matches. Distribute PB&J and Propel mixes (2 each per wrestler), ensure water cooler is maintained with water, remind coaches to bring cooler back on bus, and ensure wrestlers clean up gym and bus following the event.

PB&J Volunteers make PB&J sandwiches for the wrestlers in advance and ensure they are loaded on the bus for AWAY events and placed in the gym for all HOME events. The quantity of sandwiches required for each sign-up will be updated and posted prior to each event.

Best Practices:
1.
Use 100% whole wheat bread (One loaf usually makes 11 sandwiches)
2
To make sandwiches quicker you can mix together two large peanut butter and one large jelly jars before spreading onto bread.  As an alternative you can use premixed bottles, such as Smucker's Goober PB&J Grape or Strawberry Stripes.
3
We suggest that you arrive no later than weigh-in time for HOME events or before bus departure for AWAY events.


Dec 7th-8th Varsity Swede Contributions
Junior High Parents! We need a number of food and food-related items for the upcoming Varsity Swede Umbach tournament on December 7th-8th. Click here or on the picture at right. Please coordinate your donations with Holly Thornton at hollyandwoodyt@gmail.com.


Dec 7th-8th: Varsity Swede Volunteers
Junior High Parents! We need help with the upcoming Varsity Swede Umbach tournament on December 7th and 8th. WIth numerous teams, along with their families and friends attending, we anticipate this tournament to be a HUGE fundraising opportunity for the team. Click here or the sign at right to see what positions are available.


Wrestling Team Fee Payments
If you haven’t done so, please submit the $50 team fee online through the Auburn City Schools 
My School Bucks website.
Payment deadline was November 16th.


How to Pay Online:
1. Click on My School Bucks to enter payment portal
2. Login or Register for a new account
3.
Choose School Store
4.
Browse All Items
5.
Athletic Fees
6.
Search for Wrestling
7.
Pay $50 Team Fee


Wrestling Survey!
We are asking each family to complete a survey to help the Wrestling Booster Board with planning for the upcoming season. Please complete the survey by clicking here or on the graphic at right.



Nutrition and Hygiene
Click on the links below to view information on how to keep your wrestler eating well and safe from skin infections.


Preventing Skin Infections
All AHS and AJHS wrestlers are strongly encouraged to view this video.
National Wrestling Coaches Association - Preventing Skin Infections (30:18)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS6c2KtnpYQ

This form must be used to obtain a release for your wrestler to participate with any kind of skin infection. 
     NFHS Skin Lesion Medical Release Form


How to Use TrackWrestling
Using TrackWrestling on your iPhone or iPad will allow you to see “near real-time” match scores and, more importantly, upcoming mat assignments.  Here is a quick way to get started:
1. Go to www.trackwrestling.com
2. Click on “BROWSE” tab
3. Click on “
Tournaments” tab
4. Click on “
Search Events” box at top
5. Next to State, Select “
Alabama” then click on Search box
    * You can search using different criteria, but this is probably the quickest *
6. Click on “
JH Swede Umbach Pools
7. Click on “
Enter Event
8. Once the tournament starts, you should see one of the 2 views below depending on whether you are using an iPad/Desktop or iPhone. The window times out if you don’t click on anything for a while. If this happens, you will have to re-start from the top.
9. Change the number of upcoming matches on each mat by clicking on the gray box labeled “DEPTH” and entering a number from 1-5.

TrackWrestling Dashboard View on PC/iPad


TrackWrestling Dashboard View on SmartPhone




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