Hydration 101

It’s extremely important to keep your young athlete properly hydrated throughout the season, but especially during the hot temperatures.

Even mild dehydration can affect your child’s athletic performance. Dehydration increases the risk of other heat-related illnesses, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

USA Football offers these tips and guidelines to help you keep your young athlete hydrated.

Also read: Dehydration and Youth Sports

DHNS Football Conditioning

DHNS Football Conditioning will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8PM at Diamond Hill Jarvis (DHJ) High School from July 25-August 10. Your child should be in athletic shoes and clothing and be ready to learn and work hard. Also please ensure that your child stays properly hydrated all summer. Your child must be registered in order to participate in conditioning.

At least $100 of the $150 fee must be paid by 7/28 in order to be issued equipment and to have your child’s uniform ordered. Deadline to pay remaining balance is 8/11. If you have any questions or issues, please contact DHNS President Roxanne Martinez as soon as possible.

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Team Mom of the Year

Congrats to DHNS Youth Association President, Roxanne Martinez, on being named a Team Mom of the Year Finalist by USA Football. As a finalist, she will receive a $1,500 equipment grant from Riddell and a prize package. Roxanne was also recognized on the field at AT&T Stadium during a USA Football International Bowl game.

Team Mom of the Year USA Football

To be eligible for the award, Roxanne had to win the most votes in a weekly contest. Then, she had to produce a video showcasing why she should be Team Mom of the Year. Click below to watch her video submission. Thanks to everyone who voted and helped make the video!