The Metro High School Athletic Association
Date: Monday, June 19th, 2007.
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Frank Hubley HW Kyle Burchell Millwood
Steve Brine Eastern Shore Kevin Julien JLI
Ryan Connors QEH Trevor Doyle St. Pat’s
Sue Beazley Armbrae Mary Coughran Sackville
Dave Hubley CPA
Kevin Epp Dartmouth High
Tim McGarrigle Grammar
The meeting opened at 1:30pm and was chaired by Paula Syms.
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – April 23rd, 2007.
Seconded: John MacDonald
3. FINANCIAL REPORT
a. The treasurer, Donna Duggan, submitted the 2006-2007 Year-End Financial Information.
5. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES
A coordinator of any sport, who gives a suspension to a coach, needs to inform the Athletic Director and the Principal of the school involved.
Against 0 Motion Carried
The coaches of Metro Division 1 Basketball would like to see the following change to the Division 1 Basketball Provincial. The Host Team must play their way into the Championship. If they do not qualify, then they do not play in the tournament but remain as the Host.
This needs to be presented at the school level.
Discussion occurred. Please discuss this with your basketball coaches.
6. REGIONAL DIRECTOR’S YEAR-END REPORT:
Darrell Dempster submitted a written report via e-mail.
Fall Workshop will be September 20th & 21st.
Jamborees have to be sanctioned by NSSAF.
7. COORDINATOR’S REPORTS
a. Field Hockey: Armbrae: Sue Beazley
Sue Beazley submitted a written report.
All schools in the Metro High School Athletic Association Field Hockey League must have proper boards completely running the entire length of the sidelines.
Moved: Sue McMaster
Seconded: Sue Beazley
b. Girls Rugby: Sir John A: Lindsay Willow/Sue McMaster
Sue McMaster submitted a written report.
Issues in Rugby were discussed.
Kevin Wheatley (Citadel High) will be coordinating next year.
c. Boys Rugby: QEH: Ryan Connors
Ryan Connors submitted a written report.
Issues in Rugby were discussed and are being dealt with.
d. Track & Field (City): DHS: Paul Malic & HFW: Donna Duggan
Donna Duggan gave a verbal report.
A formal report will be e-mailed.
e. Track & Field (County): CPA: Dave Hubley
Dave Hubley submitted a written report.
1. Metro purchase a full set of throwing implements which can be used for all meets. They should be the new weights.
2. We drop the D-class division. This division was created over 25 years ago when there were a small number of schools.
3. We will advance the same number of special athletes to the Regionals as we do for the other divisions.
4. We only advance 4 relay teams to the Regionals.
5. We only register 3 athletes per event. This will prevent us from having 55 to 60 participants in the long jump.
The above recommendations were all approved by the voting members of
f. Track & Field (Regional): CPA/Mill: Dave Hubley & Jason Murphy
Dave Hubley submitted a written report.
g. Cheerleading: Prince Andrew: John MacDonald
John MacDonald gave a verbal report.
The report was e-mailed to the schools.
h. Boys & Girls Slow-Pitch: Millwood: Kyle Burchell
Kyle Burchell submitted a written report.
i. Boys & Girls Fastball: Eastern Shore: Danny Julien
Steve Brine gave a verbal report for Girls Fastball.
j. Lacrosse (Boys): Dartmouth : Gord Puddifant/Kevin Epp
Absent. No report.
Suggestion: That Lacrosse remains as a tournament sport and not a league.
New Coordinators List: This list is partially complete and will be distributed at the first meeting in September. If you are aware of new individuals coordinating, please send their contact information as soon as possible to me or bring it with you in September.
We are in need of Coordinators for the following sports:
Boys B Basketball
Girls Fast Pitch
8. NEW BUSINESS
a. Executive for 2007-2008
Chair Trevor Doyle
Vice-Chair Ray Robertson
Secretary Donna Duggan
Treasurer Donna Duggan
b. Soccer Discussion:
For September, schools will need to pay $500.00 per soccer team for the 2007 Season. (i.e. $500.00 for boys and $500.00 for girls)
Thanks to all Athletic Directors, Coordinators and Principals for another successful year.
Meeting Adjourned at 2:50 pm
Moved: Frank Hubley
Seconded: Dave Hubley
Next meeting will be September 10th (tentative).
Location: Halifax West
If you have something you wish to add to the agenda, please contact Donna Duggan (457-8900/5601264) one week prior to the next meeting.