Board Meeting November 8, 2016

BOARD UPDATES:

Attendees

  • Steve Bosco, President
  • Stan Parke, 1st Vice-President
  • Dan Loconte, 2nd Vice-President
  • Randy Goss, Treasurer
  • Bill Insley, Secretary
  • Michelle Cerullo, Softball Commissioner
  • Brandi Parke, Team Mom Coordinator
  • Tony Silvia, Baseball Commissioner
  • Danielle Gorajski, Head of Marketing
  • Ken Leonard, Field Maintenance

 

Steve (President)

  • The Travel Soccer Commissioner position is now vacant.
  • All other Commissioner roles will remain the same for 2017.
  • At the Flag Football Super Bowl event, the Bobcats raised approx. $750 for the Piel Family. The Bobcats will match 100% of these donations and will present a check to the Piel’s for $1,500.

 Stan (1st VP)No updates

Dan (2nd VP) – No updates

Randy (Treasurer):

  • Randy presented the year-to-date September 30, 2016 financials to the Board.
  • Creation of the Cloud Drive is in process. The Cloud Drive will be utilized to maintain every Travel team ledger and every recreational sport ledger.

Bill (Secretary): – Bill Insley has taken over as secretary starting 11/1/2016

 

Baseball:

Rec:

  • Fall Ball leagues wrapped-up, but many concerns exist.
  • Suggested changes to Fall Ball:
    • Earlier Registration
    • Uniform rules to be discussed with the organizations.

 Travel: – No updates

 

Soccer:

Rec: – No updates

Travel: – No updates
 

Softball:

Rec:

  • Requests a hitting clinic for Softball to be hosted at Central Middle School, in addition to the annual pitching clinic – Board approves.
  • Considering a player draft in lieu of registration requests to establish teams – Bill Insley to assist with draft set-up, if necessary.

Travel: – No updates

 

Football: – No updates
 

Cheer: – No updates

 

Team Mom: Brandi’s update

  • All remaining candy money has been turned in to Randy.
  • The registration for spring sports will open in January. Registration will close in early March to provide sufficient time for uniform orders.
  • Waiting on Dick’s walk-in registration dates.
  • Registration fees to be finalized – further discussion included presentation of fees during on-line registration process and comparing pricing to our competition.

Ethics: – No updates

 

PD Liaison – No updates

 

Marketing

  • Waiting on registration fee amounts to begin Marketing activities.
  • Requests prices to begin obtaining sponsors for the Sponsor Board
    • Steve Bosco communicated that he plans to meet with the Tinley Park Park District to request banners on outfield fences
  • For the Spring Field Days in April 2017, requests that we also host an Equipment Swap Day.

Field Maintenance (SB & BB):

  • Fields Closed on Saturday, October 29th.
  • A large number of volunteers came out – removed the hump on Field 3, added two layers of sod at the rim of the infield.

Old Business/ New Business: