The Metro High School Athletic Association

Date: Monday November 30th, 2009.

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Halifax West High School



Tom Fahie


Christine Christensen


Darrell Dempster


Roy Snook


Erica Ans


Donna Duggan 


Dave Hubley 


Adam White


David Algee

JL Ilsley



Craig Campbell


Sue Mc Master


Tim McGarrigle




Nigel Mailman 




Jared Griffiths

Sacred Heart

Trevor Doyle


Tamara Muise

Eastern Shore

Sue Beazley



Sends regrets:      

Colin Bush –AUB      Jean-Francois Valade-Carrefour

Kevin Epp-DHS         Annette Sherlock- SHHS                         

Peter Halley-SHS                       



The meeting opened at 7:08 p.m. and was chaired by Donna Duggan.



      Tom Fahie from NSSAF was introduced


3.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Sept. 3rd, 2009.

Moved: Nigel Mailman                

Seconded:  Tim McGarrigle



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

      Shares         $ 360.37

      Plan 24       $ 20.23

      Checking     $24327.18  

      Equity         $ 10.00





Metro will raise the fees next year to $300 per school, due to the increasing costs to run the Metro High School Athletic Association.


Moved: Darrell Dempster

Seconded: Tim McGarrigle




Tom Fahie spoke on the 2010-11 school year taking a 2 week break in Feb. (Feb. 14-25) to accommodate for the Canada Winter Games in Halifax.

Metro must work together to come up with a plan for the individual sports that will be disrupted by the Winter Games break.

The NSSAF is open to suggestions.

Donna will forward a form to send in recommendations and ideas.




     Trevor Doyle gave a verbal report.

·        In the 2010-11 all school coaches will have to take the Keeping School in School Sport Course.  All coaches who take it will be entered into a province wide data base.

·        There were new regulations in Hockey and Badminton passed at the Semi-Annual Meeting and forwarded to Ad’s.

·        Please keep accurate records of games played and wins and losses for regional seeing purposes.





a.                 Boy’s Soccer: Halifax West: Roy Snook

The coordinator report will be e-mailed out.


b.                Boys B Soccer: Armbrae: Susan Beazley

Sue Gave a Verbal Report

Auburn, Carrefour, Citadel (both teams) owe checks to Sue for referees made out to Metro for $21.50.




c.                  Girl’s Soccer A: Halifax West: Roy Snook

The coordinator report will be e-mailed out.


d.     Girl’s Soccer B: Armbrae: Sue Beazley

        Sue Gave a Verbal Report:

Auburn, Carrefour, Citadel (both teams) owe checks to Sue for referees made out to metro for $21.50. 


e.     Boy’s Volleyball: Citadel: Trevor Doyle

Trevor Doyle gave a verbal report

He sent an e-mail out to the Ad’s

JLI, DHS owe assignor fees, please mail to Trevor Doyle.


f.                  Girl’s Volleyball: CPA Dave Hubley:

Dave Hubley gave a verbal report on Girls Volleyball. 

Al Scott will send out a coordinator’s report in the near future to AD’s.


g.   Girl’s B Volleyball: Caffefour: Jean-Francois Valade

There was an e-mail sent out to Ad’s by Luc Potvin.

SHS proposed a playoff proposal similar to the Boys and Girls Division 1 but due to possible time restraints next year because of the Canada Games break it will be discussed at a later time.


h.    Boy’s Basketball (A): Prince Andrew: Christine Christensen

Brad Martin Submitted a written report on the league rule about running up scores in games.  Metro asked him to take this back to the coaches and coordinate how this rule will work.  Also a discussion on having a two tier league was proposed that was also suggested to be brought up in the coaches meeting.


l.     Boy’s Basketball (B): Millwood: Adam White

Adam gave a verbal report, please get game sheets in on time.


j.    Girl’s Basketball (A): Dartmouth: Kevin Epp

   No report at this time.


k.    Girl’s Basketball (B): Sacred Heart: Annette Sherlock

    Jared Griffiths gave a verbal report.


l.   Boy’s Hockey: Halifax West: Donna Duggan/Frank Hubley

Donna Duggan gave a verbal report.  There will be a directive with in the week from the principals on procedures for canceling games on storm days.  This will be sent to the AD’s.


m.   Girl’s Hockey: JLI: Dave Algee

Dave Algee Gave a verbal report.


n.  Wrestling- SJA:  Sue MacMaster

Sue passed out a written report.  The Metros will be held this year at SJA during a weekend in January.  The dates will be confirmed in the near future.  More information will follow via e-mail.


 o.   Cheerleading-PA: Christine Christensen

Christine Christensen gave a verbal report.  Coaches meeting at PA Dec. 8 6:30, there will be a sign in the main entrance with the room number.


 p.   Snowboarding-Auburn: Colin Bush/ Dan Ray:

Colin Bush sent in Correspondence about the coaches meeting:

Tuesday Dec. 8th, 6pm at Auburn in Room 224.


q.   Curling-CHH: Craig Campbell

Curling will be held during the week of Feb. 15 at the Mayflower Curling Club, the schedule will be made when teams are confirmed.  AD’s will have to confirm teams by Feb 1 via e-mail.


r.   Skiing- DHS Kevin Epp

There is no report at this time.


Meeting Adjourned at 8:22 

Moved: Sue Beazley

Seconded: Sue Mac Master



Next meeting will be Mon. Jan 25 7:00pm          

Location:  Halifax West

Meeting Dates:  Mon Feb 22, Mon Mar 29, Mon April 26, June TBA


If you have something you wish to add to the agenda, please contact Donna Duggan (457-8900/5601264) or Craig Campbell (464-5220/7601020) one week prior to the next meeting.


Respectfully submitted,

Craig Campbell