October 6th Meeting Minutes Members present: Pat Stearns, Bob Stall,Tom Carlson, Larry Frisoli, Ian Kersley, David Besse,Jenna Brownson, Dave Kiley, Gerry Portante, Kathleen Cochran,Gary Austin, Steve Bast, Scott Lever, Rob Ashworth and Mark Hollinger
Pat Stearns called the meeting to order at 7:35.
September Minutes The previous meeting's minutes were approved unanimously.
Pee Wee– everything going well U6– going well spring need teams balanced U8 – no problems
Season going well, the league has made some team adjustments and since then no game blowouts have occurred. GU14 1 player suffered broken bones in her arm and another suffered a concussion. These injuries brought up the discussion of what is the protocol of when to call for EMT’s etc.
Registrar Spring registration to be opened and it will need to close by December 31stfor travel teams and March 1stfor in town teams. Final rosters are due January 16thfor travel.
NVYSL There have been some flight adjustments and the league is recommending 4 vs. 4 for U8 teams and below.
Referees There will be a need for some new referees as we will be losing some ref’s at the end of the spring season.
Equipment Nothing to report
Fields Nothing to Report
Player Development Nothing to Report
Booster The soccer league will have a table at the Holiday Bazaar which is December 4th. There are new shirts on order for all the travel coaches.
U16 /HS Team Placement Policy:It was decided that if the sign up response was greater than the limit of players allowed tryouts would be conducted. This will be made known to be to players at time of registration.
U8 Mixing/Dual Flights:It was decided not to mix the 6 and 7 years old but rather a policy be drawn up for coaches to play stronger lines against each other and the weaker lines against each other.
Keoper Improvements: Need to have a proposal written up costing out having the sod replaced at the field Meeting adjourned at 10:45 PM