TAHOMA FOOTBALL

CHARACTER CHALLENGE
LETTER FROM COACH DAVIS
Bear families,

I hope this message finds your family safe and healthy. We’re in an incredible time, unlike any other I’ve seen in nearly 30 years in education.
 
One of the activities we’ve chosen to participate in is the Character Challenge. The “challenge” is a weekly character based competition between football teams at the following schools: Auburn Mountainview, Ballard, Bellevue, Bonney Lake, Bothell, Kentridge, Lakewood, Liberty, Lincoln, Newport, O’Dea, Pasco, Selah, Tahoma, and Woodinville.
 
The competition includes simple weekly challenges, and is designed to keep the players connected in these difficult days. The week 1 challenge was to simply have the players make their bed each morning. Ideally the kids will post a picture on social media #wafbcharacterchallenge. The team has been divided into seven squads with each led by two seniors. Every week we will total the number of kids who completed the challenge, how many days they did it, and rank the teams each week. The school that “wins the week,” will be rewarded for their success and we have a sponsor who will provide prizes for the team that wins the overall competition.
 
Parents, here’s how you can help. If you have a current freshman or sophomore they should have been contacted by their group leader and given an explanation of the competition – the seniors also chose to add a pushup competition to their plan (competition just between the Tahoma squads). If your player hasn’t been contacted, email Coach Davis ( tdavis@tahomasd.us ) so we can see which squad he’s a member of and make sure the seniors leading his group have the correct contact information (text number).
 
Feel free to email me if you have questions. I appreciate your support on this as we try to keep the players connected in these uncertain times.

Tony Davis
Tahoma HS
Athletic Director/Assistant Principal
425.413.6302



BELOW IS THE INFORMATION FROM THE LAST EMAIL
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Dear Tahoma Football Family,
I hope this email finds you all in good health and spirits. I wanted to share all the information that we have right now about the spring/summer season and team camp. Please know that all this information is subject to change due to the rapidly evolving and uncharted times we are facing. We will communicate any and all changes via email and on our Facebook page. Take care of your family and I look forward to seeing you and your players as soon as possible.
Go Bears,
Daedre Perez (Mama D) MVTB President

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Mandatory 2020 Season
Parent Meeting (players welcome)
Tuesday, May 12th @ 7:00pm
THS Commons

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2020 Summer Team Camp
Gridiron of Champions

This season Tahoma Football will attend the Gridiron of Champions Team Camp held at Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. Camp is Saturday June 20th to Tuesday June 23rd.

The fee for camp is $330.00 with cash or check (credit/debit will have a $10 fee). The fee includes: transportation by bus to and from camp, all meals and lodging in campus dorms. There is not a payment options so please plan now for this expense.

Space for this camp is limited. In order to honor the commitment of our athletes who have been with the program longest registration is open for next year's seniors and juniors On May 1st. Sophomores and freshmen registration will open the end of the Parent Meeting on May 12th. After May 12th if all spots are not filled they will be filled on a first come first served basis.

We will send out another email when it is time to register. In the meantime please make sure your athlete's physical is good through the whole season. This will be required for spring season and camp.



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Players don't forget to strengthen your minds and bodies during this time away from THS and your team. Go for a run, do some calisthenics, prep for the SAT/ACT, do some yard work....
just stay active and productive.
You got this!

Coach Davis is recommending a book a week on leadership and this week book is:
"A Season of Life" by Jeffrey Marx"

Coach is also recommending this free workout website to keep up with your strength and conditioning:


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