The best source of information pertaining to individual cases of eligibility would be with the student's high school athletic administrator who can easily contact the NYSPHSAA Executive Director for interpretation and guidance.

There are eligibility standards that are in place set forth by the membership of the NYSPHSAA and the New York State Commissioner of Education. These rules and regulations apply to grades 9-12. Student-athletes must meet all standards of eligibility for practice and competition.


 NYSPHSAA Handbook
 Questions of Eligibility

NCAA Resources Available to New York student-athletes:

NCAA Eligibility Center Website
NCAA Eligibility Center Quick Reference Guide
2020-21 NCAA Guide for the College Bound Student Athlete


NAIA Website NAIA Eligibility Standards
More Information for Entering Freshmen