In the latest episode of the Scorebook Live California Podcast, reporter Connor Morrissette speaks with CIF State Executive Director Ron Nocetti and CIF State Associate Executive Director Brian Seymour about the upcoming high school sports season in California. The CIF State office announced Monday morning that all three seasons of high school sports in California will be moved to later in the 2020-2021 school year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organized team practices will begin in December at the earliest, according to a CIF State release. Nocetti and Seymour discuss what went into that decision as well as the implications of it here.
The Business of High School Athletics w/ Ron Nocetti
Unity is Community
Had a great conversation with Ron Nocetti, Executive Director of the CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) to discuss the effects the pandemic is having on high school athletics in California. What the cancellation of the spring sports season means for the student athletes on the bubble and still looking to play at the next level? Cheerleading as a sanctioned CIF sport, along with the rise of E-Sports, as well as the evolving business models of high school athletics. Why high school governing bodies are adopting "Managed Rights/Brands" model similar to those at the collegiate level? What's the purpose? Is there additional sponsorship revenue and who benefits? Are the section and state championships better events, more competitive? Is this new approach helping each section, school, coach, team and athlete? Find out...
HONOR RADIO: Episode #010 Guest: Ron Nocetti CIF State Executive Director Sacramento, CARon Nocetti is the Executive Director of the CIF State Office based in Sacramento, CA. We reached out to Ron to offer him a chance to voice what the CIF is currently doing due to the COVID-19 situation. Over 800,000 student athletes are being affected and are in a wait and see mode but collectively understand that moments such as what we are experiencing are learning times. The CIF has ten commissioners that represent high schools in California and will be meeting soon to discuss next steps.Ron has been a friend to The Honor Bowl and we respect his viewpoint and passion for youth sports.
Ron Nocetti: Sports specialization, the importance of coaching and the CNAA
Our guest on this episode is Ron Nocetti, the Executive Director of the California Interscholastic Federation or CIF.Ron explains how helping your student become a better version of themselves is helping them realize that there is a balance between academics and sports. Showing them that they should do more than one thing in order to find out what their passions really are.