Baseball Program Policies & Expectations

Welcome to Shawano Hawks Baseball.  We are proud to be Shawano Hawks! Shawano Baseball will win the right way by instilling passion, respect, integrity, dedication, and excellence in all student-athletes, coaches, and supporters.  Go Hawks!

 

SHAWANO HAWKS P.R.I.D.E.

PASSION:  Caring about your team, your school, and your community.

  •  Showing pride in our school and community

  • Appreciating coaches and teammates

  • Having a positive attitude

  • Playing with heart

  • Playing multiple sports

RESPECT:  Treating others the way you’d like to be treated.

  •  Displaying good sportsmanship toward opponents and officials

  • Being coachable

  • Building meaningful relationships

  • Leaving facilities better than we found them

  • Winning with humility and losing with grace

INTEGRITY:  Doing the right thing because it’s the right thing to do.

  •  Being honest and trustworthy

  • Behaving responsibly and appropriately

  • Accepting personal responsibility

  • Serving as a positive example for others

DEDICATION:  Putting in the tough work necessary to achieve success.

  •  Committing to in season and out-of-season strength and conditioning

  • Giving full effort

  • Being on time

  • Sacrificing self for the good of the team

  • Making practice a priority

EXCELLENCE:  Always giving your best.

  •  Winning the right way

  • Doing the little things right

  • Playing with confidence

  • Serving others

  • Striving to improve every day



 

COACHING PHILOSOPHY:

  • Focus on Fundamentals of the game

  • Hard work and dedication to get better everyday

  • Great communication between player, parent, coach

  • Create a positive environment for optimal success

  • Have Fun and Compete

PLAYER EXPECTATIONS

  • Exhibit the Core Values of Shawano P.R.I.D.E.

  • Respect your Coaches, Teammates, Opponents, Officials

  • Academics:  Study hard so you are eligible to play

  • Give 110% Effort everyday

  • Be coachable want to get better

  • Team first, Individual performance second

  • Expect to win

TEAM RULES:

  • Follow the Athletic Code of Conduct

  • Be on time to practice, games, bus departures

  • Missing practice or games will effect and limit playing time

  • Please let your coach know if you will not be at practice, if a coach is not notified it is considered an unexcused absence.  3 unexcused absences the player will be dismissed from the team.

  • Reasons for missing practice that will not effect your playing time:  funeral, wedding, required school function, doctor excuse.  

  • Need to be at school by 9:00am to be eligible to play on game days

  • All cell phones remain in bags during practice and games.

CUTTING POLICY:

  • Cuts will be made during the first week of practice.  Cuts are based on the following.

  1. Attitude and Effort

  2. Athletic talent and skill

  3. Knowledge of the game

  4. Coachability

VARSITY LETTERING:

  • A player must suit up for 5 Varsity games to be eligible to letter.

  • Coach’s discretion

PARENT REMINDERS:

  • The coaching staff will make decisions based on what is best for the program. 

  • The player needs to talk to the coach first, before the coach will meet with the parents.

  • 24 Hour Rule:  please wait till the next day after a game to discuss concerns with the coach.  

  • Parents and Coaches work together to make sure we are giving the player the best experience possible.

  • Positive comments, Positive comments, Positive comments!

 

The above policies and expectations are things that the Coaches, Players, and Parents all need to believe and commit to so we can continue to build our winning tradition of SHAWANO HAWKS BASEBALL.

 

If you have any questions or concerns about our policies and philosophies please feel free to contact me.  Looking forward to a great season of Shawano Hawks Baseball.  

 

COACHING STAFF:

HEAD COACH:

DUSTIN BEYER

Cell:  715-853-6708

Email:  beyerd@shawanoschools.com

 

ASSISTANT VARSITY COACH:

WILL GILLIS

Cell:  715-851-1445

 

JV 1 COACH:

BRYCE SZYMANSKI

Cell:  715-304-8005

 

JV 2 COACH:

STEVE ZAIS

Cell:  715-304-6877


 

ASSISTANT COACH:

RYAN KOENIG

Cell:  715-304-9527