The Teams of CHW
NJ High School Sports
the New Jersey State mandated Sports Concussion Policy, recently adopted by the
Cherry Hill. Board of Education, please
This policy is to be provided to all student-athletes, parents, and/or
guardians. After reviewing the Policy, please complete and sign
Appendix A and return it to the West Athletic Office.
Athletic Eligibility at CHW
As a member of the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic
Association (NJSIAA), Cherry Hill West adheres to the association’s eligibility
rules for participation in both athletics and activities.
An incoming freshman has no credit requirements for the
fall and winter seasons. However, to be eligible to participate in the spring
season, a student must be passing at least 15 credits for the first semester
(based on mid-year average).
Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to
participate in athletics and activities during the fall and winter seasons if
they passed 30 credits during the preceding academic year. To be eligible in the
spring, a student must be passing 15 credits at the conclusion of the first
An athlete becomes ineligible for high school athletics
if he/she attains the age of nineteen prior to September 1 of any school year.
However, any athlete attaining age nineteen (19) on or after September 1 shall
be eligible for the ensuing school year.
Academic Responsibility at CHW -
"What being a scholar-athlete really means..."
Students who participate in
activities and athletics must always realize that their first responsibility is
to their academics; therefore, a meeting, rehearsal, practice or a game, etc. is
not an excuse for avoiding a makeup test or any other academic responsibility.
It is a student’s responsibility to alert his faculty sponsor or coach of
anticipated lateness or absence when taking makeup assessments or attending
reviews, etc. Participation is no reason to postpone taking a test or handing in
Athletic Training at CHW
Mr. Laird has been the Certified Athletic Trainer for
High School West since 1988.
JLaird@chclc.org or 856-663-8006, ext. 1707
The Athletic Training Room is located at the back of
Jones Gymnasium on ground level at Door 41.
The Athletic Training Room is a coed facility that
provides athletic training services to all of the student-athletes of Cherry