Attending; Kevin Foye, Trish Olynciw, Jim Jewell, Rich Brewer, Rose Zachary, Joleen Speight, John Paley, Mark Murdoch, Ken McCarthy, Elaine Beebe, Rick Irish, Ron Fasano
1.Approval and meeting minutes 1/10/12
2.Treasurerâ€™s report by Rose Zachary
3.Presidentâ€™s report-Mark Murdoch
a.Field usage plans-Girls plan to use Shallowbrook 3/19 to 4/1. Boys will wait until the town opens the fields. Need to get goals from storage.
b.Gym Schedule-Requests have been made but usage is contingent upon when the basketball season ends.
c.Referee Clinics-Notice has been sent to eligible High school students. Ellington has deferred their ref. requests to Somers. This gives Somers refâ€™s more opportunities.
ii.South Windsor-2/28, 3/7
i.Level 1 Us Lax-Best suited for youth coaches (basic concepts, hands on skill development; Feb 4thin Foxboro Ma, Feb 12thin Groton Ct, March 10thin Groton Ma.-George Colton attending
ii.Us Lacrosse-Level 2-youths seeking advanced drills and game concepts: March 4 in Farmington-Jim Jewell attending
iii.Connecticut Coaches Convention-March 11
iv.Girlâ€™s Coaches have been notified, Kevin will contact boyâ€™s coaches.
e.Web store-Elaine Beebe is setting up store for on-line orders with direct shipping to customer. The board does not want to carry inventory. There will be a clearance sale at the Feb 4thregistration day for items in our inventory. Ken McCarthy has car stickers for sale.
f.Cannonâ€™stickets were offered at a discounted rate. The board decided to pass on the purchase of these tickets.
4.Registration Update-Girls, 48 registered as of 2/1/12: several new players signed up at all levels. Joleen reports many phone calls and high interestlevel this year. 89 played in 2011; 2012 goal is 100 players. Ballpark estimates are 22-24 seniors, 28-30 juniors, 24-26 bantams, 18-20 instructional
a.Registration day â€“Library-Feb 4th10:00-1:00. Overview of Items Action List.
i.Coach selection is not complete
1.Senior A -John Paley and Fran Marocchini
2.Senior B-David Graham, Pat Kennedy and Bruce Urban have been approached.
3.Junior A-Kevin Foye and Dean Giachello,
4.Junior B-Bantam and Instructional-TBD.
ii.Skills and drills clinics TBD
iii.Kick off meeting date TBD
iv.Referee Clinics â€“Communicated by Mark Murdoch
v.Tournament booking TBD
b.Joleen Speight-Girlâ€™s update
i.Coaches selection complete, posted in last meeting minutes. There is still a need for an assistant to Jim Jewell in the senior Level.
ii.Girls coaches season planning meeting held Jan 31: next one is Feb 29th
iii.Coaching staff is getting US Lacrosse training
iv.Equipment and uniform inventory being taken; orders ready by Feb 29th
v.No pre-season clinic to be held in Somers; encouragingSpfld college clinic On Feb 11th
vi.Jim Jewell running pre-season conditioning sessions in early March for Senior and Junior girls.
vii.CRV ( Mass) and CVGYL (CT) girls league may combine-discussions Feb 7 and 13
viii.Girls scheduling meeting CT is March 12; no date yet for Mass
ix.CVGYL will begin offering clinics on targeted topics run by Duclos and others and also launch Central website
x.Team schedules loaded into Somers Lax website by all coaches by March 23
xi.Girls Season Schedules (in development)
1.Pre-Season Conditioning; March 2-16 9 (juniors/seniors)
2.Senior schedule: Kickoff 2/26, 2/19 first practice; sessions M,W,F,Sat
3.Junior Schedule: Kickoff 3/25, 3/31 first practice; sessions M,W,F,Sat