Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The list below includes the CDC guidelines as well as our guidelines for youth sports.  Please read so that you and your child are aware of and are prepared to adhere to the guidelines.

Stay home if you’re sick or have been around others who are sick.
Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds, or use hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol, before and after practices or games and before and after sharing equipment.
Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or use the inside of your elbow.
Don’t spit.
Bring your own equipment (basketball, cloth mask, towel, water)
Don’t share towels, clothing, or any items used to wipe your face or hands.
Keep your belongings separated from others, like your gym bag and equipment, when not in use.
Avoid physical contact, like high fives, handshakes, fist bumps, and hugs.
Tell a coach or staff member if you don’t feel well.

Onyx 5 step process to protect our athletes and coaches during basketball practices and training sessions. 

Step 1: Athletes are observed for COVID_19 symptoms per CDC guidelines.


Step 2: All participants temperatures will be taken at the beginning of each practice.

Step 3: Social distancing during training sessions/practices will be enforced.

Step 4: No more than 10 participants in each session/practice.

Step 5: Hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol will be used consistently throughout training sessions/practices. 

NOTE: The safety of our coaches, athletes, and basketball community is our top priority.  Please inform our coaching staff if your child has been exposed to anyone who has tested positive for the Corona Virus.  

Thank You, 

Team Onyx Staff

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CDC guidance and tools to help youth sports administrators make decisions, protect their teams and players and communicate with their communities.


Montgomery County, MD, USA