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February 1st Meeting Minutes

Members present:  Pat Stearns, Ian Kersley, Gary Austin, Bob Stall, Mark Hollinger, Tommy Proulx, Peter Lloyd, Annemarie Gaebel, Jenna Brownson, and Dave Kiley

Pat Stearns called the meeting to order at 7:30.

January Minutes

The previous meeting's minutes were approved unanimously.
The Park and Rec. operating funds are approximately $23.6k.  There is $10.2k in the booster account.  A $250.00 check was dispensed to cover the cost of the lumber to start on the soccer shed re siding
In Town Report
Registration still open through February 28th after that date late fees apply
Current Registration
Academy will conduct weekday practices with the BEST instructors on Tuesday and Wednesday for the full 8 weeks of the season, unlike the fall which the instructors were there for only 5 weeks
Peewee 41 players

U6 27 players

U7 34 players

U8 31 players
Travel Report
Girls’ teams are all set with the exception of the U18 “B” team who were placed in NCUP and a request has been mdse to move them to MTOC.
Boys still have the same number of teams.  There are 5 boys on the U10 wait list and there is still a need for a U12 boys coach.
Boys HS team will hold tryouts on February 19th (see below for details) there are 20 players registered with a team maximum of 18 players
NVYSL Report
The season starts April 14th, the week after Easter.  There will be games scheduled for the weekends on both ends of vacation week, in order to get the entire 8-week season completed 2 weeks before MTOC (which is June 22-24, with NCup the intervening week).  There will be no TBA games in Week 1, Week 2, or Week 8.
The league is also pushing to coaches certifications.

See numbers above


More medium sock and ice packs need to be re ordered

Coaches Development
Littleton is hosting another “F” courses for coaches in on March 1st and 8th.  Need note sent to U8 coaches advising them that they are required to have an “F” license to coach a travel team
Other items:

Tryouts will be held at Acton Team works on February 19th from 1-2pm

MTOC Pass cards

There are 3 girls teams and 2 boys teams that will need MTOC passcards

Spring season begins April 14th and runs through June 9th.

No games Memorial Day Weekend

Meeting adjourned at 8:25 PM
Next meeting March 7th