The 18th episode of the “Georgia Prep Sports: From a Distance” video podcast featured Georgia High School Association associate director Kevin Giddens who discussed how the GHSA devised its plan to resume sports this summer amid the coronavirus.
Giddens went deeper to address the day-to-day operations behind a successful sports season. He explained that the guidelines put in place by the GHSA Thursday to resume conditioning workouts was not a “one-size fits all” model.
Though the rules are baselines for member schools, Giddens said schools and districts can expand the rules, but at minimum, he expects schools will follow the GHSA guidelines as close as possible.
He said schools will dictate when and how competition will resume.
247Sports’ recruiting expert Rusty Mansell and Score Atlanta’s writer Craig Sager Jr. provide commentary on the GHSA ruling and what to expect next.
Mansell said he’s witnessed high school players already gathering en masse participating in practices throughout the state.
You can see the complete interview here:
The podcast is produced by PlayOn Sports, which runs the National Federation High School network, and airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, starting at noon.
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