The Metro High School Athletic Association

Date: Monday Jan 24th, 2011.

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Halifax West High School







Steve Wilcox


Roy Snook


Peter Moores


Donna Duggan 


Dave Hubley 


Kevin Epp


David Algee

JL Ilsley

Trevor Doyle


Craig Campbell


Sue Beazley


Tim McGarrigle


Steve Harris


Peter Halley


Adam White


Annette Sherlock


Kelly MacDonald


Tamara Muise

Eastern Shore




Sends regrets:      

Colin Bush


Christine Christensen


Craig Yanc






The meeting opened at 7:14 p.m. and was chaired by Donna Duggan.


2.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Nov 22nd, 2010.


Moved:  Peter Halley        

Seconded:  Trevor Doyle



a.     The Chair, Donna Duggan, reported the following financial

      Shares         $360.37

      Plan 24       $20.28       

      Checking     $13989.06

      Equity         $10.00






·        SHS appealed a suspension in boy’s hockey and won their appeal.

·        There were two boys basketball coaches suspended; Trevor Doyle spoke on the issue.

·        The role of the suspended coach needs to be addressed and revisited with a possible rule that blankets all Metro sports





·        Ski Provincials are March 9th at Wentworth

·        Snowboarding regionals are Feb. 7th, Metros Feb.11th & Provincials Feb. 28th.

·        In boys Hockey if JHG wins in the Northumberland region Metro will have 4 teams advance to provincials and if they do not Metro will have 3 teams.

·        JV Girls Basketball needs a regional host

·        Each school must nominate a presenter for Keeping the School in Sport and have them register on line.

·        Send Trevor Doyle your school’s perspective on the Division structure in the NSSAF.

·        Please see NSSAF site for all important dates and sites for provincials and Regionals.






A.  Boys A Basketball- Prince Andrew: Christine Christensen/Brad Martin

Trevor Doyle gave a verbal report.


B.  Boys B Basketball- Shambhala- Craig Yanc

A report was sent out via e-mail: Please send in scores for games to league coordinator.


C.  Girls A Basketball- Dartmouth: Kevin Epp/Mike Bell

Kevin Epp gave a verbal report


D. Girls B Basketball- Sacred Heart: Annette Sherlock

Annette Sherlock gave a verbal report: Standings were sent out via e-mail and please keep gyms available for play offs.


E. Boys Hockey-Halifax West: Roy Snook/Donna Duggan/Frank Hubley

Donna Duggan gave a verbal report.


F. Girls Hockey- JLI: David Algee

David Algee passed out a written report and e-mailed it to the coaches.


G. Wrestling- Lock Steve Wilcox

Steve Wilcox gave a verbal report


H. Cheerleading-PA: Christine Christensen

March 22 will be the first Metro competition.  April 16th are the Provincials in the Western Region


I.  Curling-CHH Craig Campbell

Craig Campbell gave a verbal report: 

·        Metro/Regional Curling will take place the weeks of March 1-7 and 7th- 11th at the Mayflower curling club in Halifax

·        Please confirm Teams by Feb 1st, 2011.

·        Confirmation will be on Feb 2nd, 2010- Schedule to Follow on Feb. 3rd

·        Teams should have four athletes to begin so please have a spare for each team.


J.  Snowboarding-Aub Dan Ray/Colin Bush

No information a this time


K. Skiing-CHSHS Craig Campbell/Derek Nichols


Information was sent out to Skiing school via e-mail. 

2011 Capital Region Ski Season
Race Dates:
Race 1: Feb 1, 2011
Race 2: Feb 8, 2011
Race 3: March 1, 2011
Provincials are March 9, 2011


1. If the Truro School Board (Chinecto) or HRSB are cancelled the day of the race the
skiing is also cancelled and scheduled for the next day.
We can not travel through a cancelled board.

Things to pay attention to...
1.  Teams are made up of 4-5 men/women skiers.  Schools may have more
then one team in each division.
2.  Individuals can race for the individual medals only.
3.  Racers need to race in two of three events to qualify.
4.  There are two divisions, Intermediate and Senior.
5.  Forward teams/name of each racer to Derek Nichols


L. Field Hockey-SJA: Kelly MacDonald

A report was sent Via e-mail, a coaches meeting will be held 7pm Tuesday Feb 1 at Ambrae


M. Boys Rugby- Cit: Steve Harris/Chris Sutton

Information will be e-mailed


N. Girls Rugby- Aub: Colin Bush/ Kevin Wheatley

Information was sent out via e-mail


O. Badminton County- LockView: Steve Wilcox/Jake Crawford

Information will be sent out soon via e-mail


P. Badminton Metro-Halifax West: Donna Duggan               

Donna Duggan gave a verbal report: March 30-31 at citadel and Regionals will be at SHS April 6th.


Q. Girls Soccer- Halifax West Roy Snook

Roy Snook gave a verbal report:  There will be a coaches meeting March 7th at 7pm at Halifax West regarding the upcoming season.



7. New Business:


Any school that did not pay their volleyball assignor fee please forward a cheque made out to NSVOA for $15.


Please forward PE in-services ideas to Donna Duggan or Dave Hubley for the March PE Bus-Cluster in-service


Meeting Adjourned at 8:00 pm

Moved: Trevor Doyle

Seconded: Roy Snook




Respectfully submitted,

Craig Campbell