The Metro High School Athletic Association

Date: Wednesday June 18th, 2008.

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: 2347 Old Sambro Road

http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/mhsaa/

Attendance:

 

Sue McMaster             SJA                                         Kevin Julien                JL Ilsley

Donna Duggan            HFW                                      Darrell Dempster         NSSAF/CH    

Trevor Doyle              Citadel                                    Sue Beazley                Armbrae

John MacDonald         Prince Andrew                        Steve Brine                 Eastern Shore

Adam White               Millwood                                Tim McGarrigle           Grammar

Annette Sherlock        Sacred Heart                           Mary Coughran           Sackville

Kevin Epp                   Dartmouth High                      Ray Robertson                        CPA

                                                                                    Shandi Nicholet          JL Ilsley                     

Sends Regrets:

Bruce Chanter            Lockview

Frank Hubley              HFW

Colin Bush                  Auburn

           

1.  OPENING

The meeting opened at 1:20 p.m. and was chaired by Trevor Doyle.

 

 

2.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES – April 28th, 2008.

     Moved:       Tim McGarrigle 

Seconded:   Steve Brine

 

 

3.  YEAR-END FINANCIAL REPORT

a.     The treasurer, Donna Duggan, submitted the 2007-2008 Year-End Financial Information.

 

b.      Some schools still owe fees for badminton and track.  

      Bills will be sent.

 

                 

4. CORRESPONDENCE

  None

 

5. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

  None

6.  REGIONAL DIRECTOR’S FINAL REPORT:  

Darrell Dempster submitted a written report via e-mail.  

A list of Provincial Sports to be held in Metro was read and will be e-mailed to all schools.

The Coaching Education Initiative was briefly review.

 

 

7. COORDINATOR’S REPORTS

    

a. Field Hockey: Sir John A: Sue McMaster

    Sue McMaster submitted a written report and was sent via e-mail.

 

 

b. Boys Rugby: Citadel: Trevor Doyle/Chris Sutton

     Trevor Doyle submitted a written report and was sent via e-mail.

 

 

c. Girls Rugby: Citadel: Trevor Doyle/ Kevin Wheatley

    Trevor Doyle submitted a written report and was sent via e-mail.

 

 

d. Table Tennis: Sackville: Mary Coughran

    Mary Coughran submitted a written report. 

 

 

e. Track & Field City: Donna Duggan/Paul Malic

    Donna Duggan submitted a written report and was sent via e-mail.

 

   

f. Track & Field County: Dave Hubley/Jason Murphy

     Ray Robertson gave a verbal report and a final report will be sent via e- mail.

 

g. Lacrosse: Dartmouth: Kevin Epp

Kevin Epp gave a verbal report

 

 

h. Girls Fast Pitch: Prince Andrew: John MacDonald    

John MacDonald gave a verbal report.

i. Boys Fast Pitch: Eastern Shore: Steve Brine

    Steve Brine gave a verbal report.  There was only one school involved so

    there was no Metro league.

 

 

j. Slow Pitch: Millwood: Adam White

    Adam White submitted a written report and sent it via e-mail.

 

 

k. Boys Hockey: Cole Harbour: Reg Bezanson

     A year-end final report was submitted via e-mail.

 

 

8. COMPLETION OF CO-ORDINATORS 2008-2009

New Coordinators List: This list is partially complete and will be sent to schools via e-mail.  If you know someone who wants to coordinate, please send their contact information as soon as possible or bring it with you in September.

 

We are in need of Coordinators for the following sports:

Boys Soccer (Filled)

Cheerleading

Girls Fast Pitch

Girls Rugby

Skiing

Snowboarding

 

 

9. NEW BUSINESS

    a) Responsibilities of the Spectator: Mary Coughran

Discussion occurred about having a welcoming plaque or banner at the entrance of the gym that highlights the rules and responsibilities of spectators and all others who enter your gym.

 

Discussion followed. This item will be taken to NSSAF to see if it is something Metro should pursue.

 

A committee was formed to look at the issues and responsibilities of spectators.  They will look at what we do now and what we need to do.

The committee includes Tim McGarrigle, Trevor Doyle and Mary Coughran.

 

 

 

Thanks to all Athletic Directors, Coordinators and Principals for another successful year.

 

 

Meeting Adjourned at 2:30 p.m.

Moved:     Susan Beazley

Seconded:  Steve Brine

 

 

Next meeting will be Monday September 8th, 2008.          

Location: Halifax West

Meeting Dates: TBA

 

 

 

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.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Donna Duggan

Secretary/Treasurer