The Metro High School Athletic Association

Date: Thursday, September 3rd 2009.

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Halifax West High School


Sue Beazley     


Christine Christensen


Darrell Dempster


Roy Snook


Colin Bush 


Donna Duggan 


Dave Hubley 


Adam White


David Algee   

JL Ilsley

Sue Mc Master


Craig Campbell


Peter Halley


Tim McGarrigle


Annette Sherlock


Nigel Mailman 


Nigl Mailman


Jean-Francois Valade


Trevor Doyle


Tamara Muise

Eastern Shore




Sends regrets:                                                                     

Kevin Epp                    Dartmouth High               



The meeting opened at 7:03 p.m. and was chaired by Donna Duggan.




All members were introduced.



3.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES – June 18th, 2009.

     Moved:   Nigel Mailman         

Seconded:  Tamara Muise




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

      Shares         $  8611.40

      Plan 24        $     20.23

      Checking     $   360.37

      Equity          $     10.00



b.     Membership fees were collected.  Please send you Fees to D Duggan at Halifax West. $200 for major sport schools and $100 for minor. Make cheque out to Metro High School Athletic Association.  


     Receipts will be issued at the next meeting.




None at this time




          The following is the motion that was passed June 2009:

The following protocol will occur in Metro when there is failure to report scores and submit game sheets within 48 hours. The coordinator of the sport will enforce the following regulations:

1st Offence: A warning letter from the coordinator will be sent to Principal and Athletic Director of offending school and the Metro Executive.

2nd Offence: The offending school will be fined $50.00.

3rd Offence: The situation will be dealt with by the Metro Executive.


Amendment to above Motion:

In regard to submitting the game sheets it will be the responsibility of the winning team to submit the game sheet to the coordinator of the sport with in the time line previously noted.     




The amendment to the motion on fines for not passing in game sheets on time was voted upon and past.  Winning teams will be responsible to send in the game sheets. 




Roy Snook spoke about the issue of not fining schools however the motion stands. 




     Trevor Doyle gave a verbal report.

Items for the Fall Workshop were mentioned.

New Rules changes were outlined.

Championships for 2009-2010 in Capital were noted.





a. Boy’s Soccer: Halifax West: Roy Snook/George Iatrou

Roy Snook gave a verbal Report on Boys and Girls Soccer

All coaches should have information sheet

Please pay league fees before first game. ($600/team)

Coaches are to work together to change games that have to be rescheduled, if a decision can not be made the coordinator will have final say on location and time. 

Referee Fees are $84/game and is the responsibility of the Home team to



b. Boys B Soccer: Armbrae: Susan Beazley

Sue Beazley gave a verbal report.

Games will be played at the Westmount and Glenbourn Fields.

Info will be sent to schools.



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

     (Please see Boys Soccer A)



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

Sue Beazley gave a verbal report.

Teams will split the cost of referees.

Info will be posted on the Metro web site and sent to schools.



e. Boy’s Volleyball: Citadel: Trevor Doyle

Trevor Doyle gave a verbal report on both Boys and Girls Volleyball.

Info will be sent by e-mail by Sept 11

Coaches meeting will be at CPA on Sept 14 at 7pm.



f.  Girl’s Volleyball: CPA Dave Hubley:

Dave Hubley gave a verbal report on Girls Volleyball.

  Info will be sent by e-mail by Sept 11th.

  Coaches meeting will be at CPA on Sept 14th at 7pm.



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

Jean-Francois Valade gave a verbal report.

Information will be sent out via e-mail.



h. Cross Country Metro: Lockview: Bruce Chanter

Darrell Dempster gave a verbal report.

Information will be sent via e-mail.





i. Golf: Grammar: Tim McGarrigle/Mike Peterson

Tim McGarrigle gave a verbal report.

Make sure your team pre registers including handicaps and names by Sept. 17th.

The tournament will take place at Penn Hills on Sept. 21st.

The cost is $25 per athlete.

Boys teams 4 players all 4 scores count.

Girls teams 2 players both scores count.

If coaches are interested in golfing you must notify Tim.



j. Boy’s Baseball: Sackville: Peter Halley

Peter Halley gave a verbal report.

The tournament will take place Sept. 21,22,23,24.

Information will be sent out through e-mail.



k. Boy’s Basketball (A): Prince Andrew:

      Nothing at this time.



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

   Nothing at this time.



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

   Nothing at this time.



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

    Nothing at this time.



o. Boy’s Hockey: Halifax West: Frank Hubley

Donna Duggan gave a verbal report.

League Fees are $400.

The league is looking to get sponsors for the All-Star game.

The league is looking at the possibility of a different play-off structure.



p. Girl’s Hockey: JLI: Dave Algee

Dave Algee gave a verbal report.

He is bringing the idea of a league website to the coaches meeting.

More information will be sent through e-mail.





A change of format for the Capital Region Volleyball was discussed.



Meeting Adjourned at 7:56pm

Moved: Sue Beazley   

Seconded:  Roy Snook





Next meeting will be Monday October 19, 2009.          

Location:  Halifax West

Meeting Dates: Mon. Oct 19, Mon. Nov.30, Mon. Jan 25, 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