I’ve been gathering Covid 19 Return to Play protocols from around the Nation to help coaches and administrators crowdsource as they are tasked with putting together their own protocols.

If you would like to add your state, county, district or school’s protocols to this list, please send a PDF to chris@eightlaces.org.

National Athletic Director Resource Fall Sports Guidelines 

National Federation of High Schools (NFHS)

Alabama Guidelines for return to athletics

Colorado High School Activities Association

Edmond North Athletics, Oklahoma

Georgia High School Sports Association

Lafayette Screening and COVID form


Mid Del West School District, Oklahoma

MHSAA Executive Committee sets return to play measures

Michigan High School Athletic Association May 29

Mississippi High School Activities Association

North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA)

Oxford School District YouTube Video from Activities/Athletic Director

South Carolina High School League

Texas University Interscholastic League

Ventura County Football Coaches Association



Chris Fore has his Masters degree in Athletic Administration, is a Certified Athletic Administrator and serves as the President of the California Coaches Association.  He coached high school football for 17 years, including 8 years as a Head Coach.  He is also a court-certified Expert Witness in athletically based court cases.  Fore is the CEO of Eight Laces Consulting which specializes in helping coaches nationwide in their job search process, and provides dynamite resources for coaches.  Fore has been named to the Hudl Top 100 Coaches, and the Top 5 Best High School Football Coaches to follow on Twitter by MaxPreps.  Follow him!



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