Prospective Student Athletes
Thank you for your interest in becoming a student-athlete at Southern Illinois University. SIU has a proud tradition students from the general student body making intercollegiate teams through the walk-on try out process and earning playing time and even scholarships.
Each team will set its own try-out policies and procedures. Please contact the coaching staff of the sport you are interested in for specifics on try-outs.
However, to participate in these try-outs each prospective student-athlete must have a physical utilizing the forms below with in the last six months, and sign a liability release form.
Additionally, the prospective Student-Athlete must show proof of insurance utilizing the Student-Athlete Family Insurance Form. Should the prospective Student-Athlete become a member of the team they MUST carry the SIU Extended Medical Benefit.
These forms can be accessed through the links below. These forms must be SIGNED so you must print them out and complete them.
Try out physical• This form must be completed by a physician or physician assistant with in the 6 months prior to your tryout. If you choose to get your physical exams using other forms, you must still use the history portion of the SIU's physical form. You must have a copy of this form with you at the tryout or turned in to the coach prior to the tryout.
Try out Waiver• Complete this form including the dates of the try-out. You must have a copy of this form with you at the tryout or turned into the coach prior to the tryout.
Student-Athlete Family Insurance Form • Complete this form and bring it and a copy of any primary insurance to the try out. You must have proof of insurance to participate in the try out. Student-athletes on the roster must carry the SIU Extended Medical Benefit.