Meeting October 9, 2012                                      Back to Meeting Minutes

Board Members in attendance:
B. DiBella, D. McDermott, P. Dowse, A. Caschera, A. Santabarbara, D. Audettte, M. Hart B. Jones and C. Smith (via phone)

Coaches and Managers in attendance:


D. McDermott called the October 2012 monthly board meeting to order at 7:37pm at the Columbo Club, Rotterdam, NY.

September 11, 2012 Board Meeting Minutes – Minutes were reviewed. A motion was made by Angelo S. and seconded by Danielle to approve the minutes as submitted. All in attendance were in favor. Motion carried.

Treasurer's Report (P. Dowse) - presented & discussed the treasurer's report. A motion was made by Steve and seconded by Danielle to accept the treasurer’s report as submitted. All in attendance were in favor. Motion carried.

Registrar's Report (S. Masullo) - encouraged all managers and coaches to get travel team members registered. Form was passed out that described how all registration processes work. All were reminded about the new mandatory $12 membership fee at Afrims and Sportsplex. These are fees that RYSC has no control of. Right now there is a balance of $698.

Marketing and Fundraising (P. Dowse) - provided a report on activities so far. “31 Gifts” has agreed to continue working with us and as such there is now a permanent button on our www.rysc.org site for people to purchase products from their catalog. The club earns 18% of sales. Please encourage families to take a look! Recovery Grill Dining to Donate was a huge success. Over $300 was raised. Thank you to all. There will be a Development Committee meeting on Oct 22 at 7pm at the Indoor Facility. All are encouraged to join the meeting.

Fall Rec - Well into our 8 week session and all is going well. Only have 486 players.

Spring Tournament - April 12-14, 2013 Planning meetings will begin in December. Angelo Santabarbara will take the lead with David McDermott assisting.

Travel Teams - Goalie Training – The Club has found a trainer. The trainer is a former player and college goalie. Training will be free to travel players.

Scholarship Application - process was reveiwed will all. If any coaches/managers feel there is a family who may need assistance they should encourage them to apply. Application is available on the RYSC website.

Coaching Contracts - All contracts are available at tonite's meeting. They need to be signed and returned by next Board Meeting Nov 13, 2012.

Travel registration - The process was reviewed with everyone at the meeting. We reminded the coaches that they need license by the second year. U12B Boy’s coach is still needed. Scott Weeks will move up to coach A team. Last Travel placements are on Oct 14 for U8, U10, U12 1-2:30pm.
Travel teams need to share with Dave McDermott what touraments their teams will be participating in.

Old Business – Manager's Meeting is scheduled for October 15 at 7:30pm. Coaches are asked to email Angie Bush the name of their manager if that has not been already done yet.

New Business - Nothing at this time

With no other topics to be discussed, a motion was made by Bob seconded by Michelle to adjourn the meeting at 8:26pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Pat Dowse