Becoming a Student Athlete

Athletic Paperwork Check Sheet

  1. Athletic Paperwork must be completed in full and signed by a parent or guardian in the presence of a notary, A notary is available at Island Coast High School for your convenience from 6:45am until 12:00   noon during the regular school year. There is no charge for this service. It is ILLEGAL FOR A FLORIDA  NOTARY TO NOTARIZE INCOMPLETE DOCUMENTS.
  2. In order to abide by the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) rules, which regulates interscholastic sports in Florida, every student must turn in a birth certificate before competing in interscholastic sports for the first time.  Every athlete must have accident insurance. If you do not have insurance, you can purchase a policy.  Go to This insurance covers all school-sponsored events (except  football) for the school year, Football insurance is available in two ways: 
    Option 1: $50.00
    Option 2: $57.00
    We suggest you take Option 2 if the student plans to play other sports also, if the student is NOT covered by another health insurance policy. Please be aware the school insurance policies, including football insurance, are limited* They usually cover less than 50% of the total medical cost. If you purchase school insurance) access it via: Using this link will make the insurance available immediately.
  3. If you are a first-time athlete to ICHS coming from a private school or out-of-state school, you need  verification of grades before you begin participation. This can be in the form of a report card or transcripts.
  4. Additional FHSAA paperwork required with signature of parent and student-athlete, this is an EL3CH FHSAA "Concussion and Heat Related Illnesses Information" release form.


  • Filled in ALL information for Part 1 of the Consent and Release of Liability Certificate and this page is notarized
  • Filled in all blanks with student and parent signature on the Consent and Release of liability/concussion and Heat Release Form Certificate Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4.
  • Filled in the Medical History on the Pre-participation Physical Evaluation Form.
  • Using the physical form required by the FHSAA located on the back of the provided form, you must  undergo a pre-participation physical evaluation and been certified as being physically fit for participation in interscholastic athletics. The physical evaluation is valid for 365 calendar days from the date that it was administered, after which time, you must successfully undergo another physical evaluation to continue your participation.
  • Turned in a copy of the athlete's Birth Certificate (if the first time trying out for a sport at ICHS)
  • Verified your GPA

The Emergency Card must be filled out completely and signed by a parent/guardian. This form may be obtained online or in the Athletics 


Athletic Paperwork Check Sheet

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