Fall Athlete Deadline for submitting your paperwork: AUGUST 1, 2014



  1. Be enrolled full time (a minimum of 12+ credits undergraduate, 8+ credits graduate) in classes that apply toward a degree program.
    • You can take up to 6 credits online with pre-approval from the Registrar’s Office.
  2. Fill out the Preseason Confirmation Form online
  3. Fill out the following forms and send to the Athletic Office:
    • Read insurance requirements, fill out and send in the Emergency Contact Form
    • Copy of front & back of your insurance card (please make sure it is a clear copy)
      1. Insurance purchased through Maranatha does not cover sports
      2. If you don’t have insurance that covers sports, here is a short-term insurance policy option:
    • Complete either a Physical or a Medical History:
      1. Incoming Students: INCOMING Medical – Combined Form along with the Health History Questionnaire
      2. Returning Players: Health History Questionnaire
    • Complete Sickle Cell Trait Testing (All Incoming and 3rd year Athletes):
      1. The NCAA recommends that all student-athletes have knowledge of their sickle cell trait status.
      2. We are requiring that ALL incoming and 3rd year student-athletes read through the Sickle Cell Trait Form and then choose ONE of the following options:
        • Show proof of a prior test with results
        • Have a blood test to check for sickle cell trait
        • Sign a testing waiver declining options 1 & 2 – on the Sickle Cell Trait For
        • Whichever option is chosen, it must be completed BEFORE the athlete participates in any intercollegiate athletes event, including strength and conditioning sessions, practices, competitions, etc.
  4. Fill out your NCAA paperwork online (this will be sent out after July 8th):
    • You will receive an email (from with the information and a link - the password will expire after 1 week so get this done right away.
      1. Returning Students – the email will be sent to your MBBC account.
      2. Incoming Students – you will receive an email if/when we receive your Emergency Contact Form.
    • You NEED to let the Athletic Office know if you do not receive an email from the NCAA.
  5. Maintain student account in the Maranatha Business Office at a point that meets or exceeds minimum standards for financial eligibility to participate in co-curricular activities:
    • ALL players (returning & incoming) – down payment is due August 15th
  6. Be academically eligible to participate in co-curricular activities.
  7. Be eligible to participate in co-curricular activities as certified by the Student Life Office.
  8. Must have earned 24 credits in the prior two (2) semesters and have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or better.
  9. Contact the coach of your sport by email so he/she knows to expect you.

***Transfer Students – Additional Forms: Please fill out the following two (2) forms and send to  as soon as possible:

  1. Permission to release information
  2. Transfer Player Eligibility Statement

Forms may be emailed to the Athletic Department ( or faxed to  (920) 261-9109.

Each athlete is personally responsible to be familiar with the information contained in the  STUDENT ATHLETE HANDBOOK.


Students who arrive early for preseason are subject to the College’s rules and regulations. Be sure you obtain approved passes (when needed) and conform to the dress standards. Men, this includes no coloring of hair. Hair/grooming must comply with Maranatha standards. Hair color must be natural. During preseason, the appropriate dress for church is a suit or sport coat, tie, dress slacks and dress shoes for men and Sunday dress for women.


Fall 2014

Residual Registration for Football/Cross Country/Invited Soccer & Volleyball players has been moved to Thursday, August 21st, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (lunch will not be provided; please plan accordingly). You must have EVERYTHING completed by the time you come to the Compliance Meeting in order to participate in ANY practices or meals.

      • Football/Cross Country/Invited Soccer & Volleyball: 3:00 pm Compliance Meeting, Thursday, August 21
      • Walk-on tryouts for Soccer & Volleyball: 3:00 pm Compliance Meeting, Tuesday, August 26

Winter 2015 (2nd semester)

      • Basketball (Men/Women): first practice – Monday afternoon, January 5
      • Wrestling: first practice – 3:30 pm, Wednesday, January 7