Sickle Cell Information

Written by:                                                           Release: 07/23/2009

The NCAA mandates that prior to participation in any intercollegiate athletic event, including strength and conditioning sessions, practices, competitions, or try-outs, all student-athletes have to confirm their sickle cell trait status by providing proof of testing. Additionally, each student athlete should be educated about sickle cell trait.

What is Sickle Cell Trait ?

Testing Procedure

For athletes confirmed positive for the sickle cell trait, the following precautions will be taken in order to prevent complications:

Resources for more information:


Sickel Cell Trait Testing Form

Sickle Cell Waiver