Eagles News · SVHS Summer Virtual Conditioning and Fall Season Update

SV Community,

The Seneca Valley Athletic Department would like to update you on the current status of MCPS Athletics for the fall season and a few very important reminders. We are aware of the frustrations and anxiousness that many of you are having regarding the status of the upcoming season. We can assure you that we are working hard to provide you with any new information and will continue to keep you abreast on any new updates or changes.

Where do we stand as of July 14th, 2020?

We are currently in Phase 1-which allows student athletes to work virtually (with permission) via approved mcps networks on non-sport specific general conditioning. See below for the items needed in order for a student athlete to participate in any of these sessions.

The State of Maryland is continuing to plan for a August 12th begin date for Fall sports.  Whether this takes place and exactly what that entails, has not yet been determine.

We do however, want to make sure that in the meantime you are doing all that you can in order to best prepare your student athlete for participation when and if the fall season takes place.

See below for a few very important pieces of information:


  • In order for student athletes to participate in Virtual Conditioning, which is the phase we are currently in. ALL student athletes must have:
  • Student athletes must have these on file with the coach and/or athletic director in order to participate.


**Currently all in person conditioning and sports specific practices are prohibited by Montgomery County Public Schools. However, we want to make sure you are prepared and are taking steps now to make sure the student athlete is ready to go if and when we move to the next Phase.

  • In order for a student athletes to participate in “in person” conditioning OR sports specific instruction (Phase 2 and greater) **STILL NOT IN EFFECT**  Student athletes must have and or do the following:
    • Register online via the MCPS online portal and be cleared by the athletic director.
      • ***Online registration is using a new platform this year-and was to be launched on July 20th. Though that may be pushed back. Direction will follow when more information is received
        • **ALL student athletes must be cleared via the registration portal in order to participate in “in person” activities*
      • A valid physical less than 1 year old.
        • Any physical received prior to July 1st and one that is less than one year calendar year old- the old Physical form will be accepted.- **all physicals after July 1st MUST be on the new form that includes COVID 19 information.



Please see form “pre-participation physical examination-Medstar Sports Medicine (2020)” for opportunities for our student athletes to receive a free physical.



We will continue to keep you update with all new information and ask that you please reach out to the Athletic Office and Athletic Director Jesse Irvin, if you have any questions or concerns.  Please continue to stay positive and we look forward to seeing you in our brand new facility very soon.


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Thank you.

Athletic Director Jesse Irvin