DRESS & APPEARANCE POLICY
training students, you are representing Central Connecticut State
University and the Athletic Training Program. When representing the
athletic training program you will have only one opportunity to make a
"First Impression". Clothing such as sweatshirts, jackets, and baseball
caps must represent this university. Attire that promotes other programs
will not be allowed. As a health care professional personal hygiene and
professional appearance is a positive trait. The following policy will be
adhered to at all times while a student is representing the Athletic
CCSU Athletic Training Shirt - Shirts must be tucked
in at all times.
Safety & Other Supplies
Any other clothing or fashion statement that is
determined by the athletic training staff to be unprofessional or risqué
will be prohibited. Athletic Training student's will immediately be asked
to go change into acceptable attire.
GAME COVERAGE - OUTDOORS
Athletic Training Staff Shirt
Note: When more than one athletic trainer is assigned to the sport, uniforms are to be coordinated.
Inappropriate Attire: Blue Jeans or corduroy pants, sloppy, torn, baggy pants
POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS: The athletic
training student must be prepared for the various weather conditions and
dress appropriately. Inadequate and poor selection of clothing often
prevents the student from performing their duties properly. Students who
fail to dress properly will be asked to go home.
ATHLETIC TRAINING OUTERWEAR
All outdoor clothing must be cared for properly. The
clothing is to be used by members of the athletic training program only
and is not to be given to athletes or coaches. All clothing is to be
returned immediately to the closet upon return from practice or
competition. Place the jackets in the closet with the numbers facing out
and keep in numerical order. The use of the clothing is a privilege and
that privilege will be revoked for the entire staff should the clothing be
damaged, misplaced or stole. Gortex jackets and pants are to be used only
when raining or when rain is anticipated. The gortex suits are expensive
and not to be used as wind gear. All jackets must either be worn by the
athletic training student or placed in the blue bag until needed.
Athletic training outerwear is not to be left out in the open on benches,
in the bleachers or in the back of the gators.
GAME COVERAGE - INDOORS
Students are expected to wear dress clothes at indoor events. Attire must be professional in taste, in other words be “acceptable for an job interview”. Exceptions to this rule are: Volleyball Tournaments, Indoor Track and Swimming Events. Athletic Training shirts and pants are acceptable for Volleyball Tournaments and Indoor Track. Athletic Training shirt and shorts are acceptable for Swimming Events.
Travel attire is the same as attire dictated by the team coach. In instances where coaches have no dress policy, the student is expected to follow the athletic training facility policy, which is to dress professionally.
Under no circumstances are the following to be worn while traveling: