Board Meeting Minutes – November 14th, 2017

Tinley Park Bobcats

Board Meeting Minutes

November 14th, 2017

 

Attendees

 

  • Steve Bosco, President
  • Randall Goss, Treasurer
  • Bill Insley, Secretary
  • Stan Parke, 1st Vice President
  • Dan LoConte, 2nd Vice President
  • Brenda Nelson, Cheer Commissioner
  • Brian Burke, Flag Football Commissioner
  • Joe Bressanelli, Baseball Commissioner
  • Jim Keating, Travel Baseball Commissioner
  • Michelle Cerullo, Softball Commissioner
  • Marcia Kissane, Assistant Softball Commissioner
  • Brandi Parke, Head Team Mom
  • Jonathan Gorajski
  • Trevor Spooner
  • Mike Tymm

 

Discussion Items

 

  • Steve Bosco:
    • Next month’s meeting – would like to bring in and formally recognize the two gentlemen who performed CPR on a parent at a rec soccer practice in October.
      • Still working with the Fire Department to offer CPR Training to all coaches within the Bobcats organization.
    • Dan LoConte
      • No discussion items for the meeting.

 

  • Bill Insley
    • No discussion items for the meeting.

 

  • Randy Goss
    • Update on Budgets:
      • Waiting on Softball, Travel Softball team budgets, and Flag Football
    • New deposit and check request forms have been distributed to all of the travel teams.
    • Current bank balances are strong.
    • Challenger’s – no significant donations received recently.
      • Current balance is just over $30k
      • Needs more fundraising for the Challenger account.

 

  • Joe Bressanelli – Baseball Update
    • Received inquiries from coaches regarding a 7U Part-Time Travel Team
      • No Try-Out
      • Team will accept any player who is interested.

 

  • Jim Keating – Travel Baseball / Shed Manager Update
    • Fall Field Clean-up at Bettenhausen Park took place on Saturday, October 28th and went very well.
    • Park District drainage project is under way.
      • Trenches are being built into the outfields on all three Bettenhausen fields.
    • Sprinkler System project currently on hold as the Park District is awaiting a formal request for permission. Steve has e-mailed the Park District with that request.
    • Uniform Fittings took place at the Devine Center on Tuesday, October 24th – everything went well.
    • Mike Airola from Sports Huddle is in the process of creating a Bobcat Spiritwear Site. No minimums required to place an order.
    • Will schedule a Travel Coach’s meeting – in early December or after New Year’s.

 

  • Travel Soccer Update
    • Fall season has ended.
    • Two teams from the Girls’ Divisions won their respective leagues.

 

  • Michelle Cerullo – Softball Update:
    • 1st Meeting in Frankfort for next season set for December 4th.
    • 18U level can no longer play their games at Bettenhausen as the field is too small.
      • Will need to use Freedom Park field (for approx. 10 – 15 games).
      • A box to hold the bases, pitching rubber, spikes, and extra gear is needed.
        • Brian confirmed that the Flag Football box can be used for Softball.
      • Also, the fields will need to be lined. Who can help?
        • Steve will contact the Park District to assist.

 

 

  • Brenda Nelson – Cheer Update:
    • Cheer Celebration took place two weeks ago.
    • Last competition is this Saturday (November 18th).
    • State competition to be held on December 2nd.

 

  • Flag Football Update – Brian Burke:
    • Flag Football season is finished.
    • Indoor Flag
      • Was able to pilot 2 teams for the league – hope is to build on these numbers in future seasons.

 

  • Announcement of Commissioners for 2018
    • Rec Baseball – Joe Bressanelli
    • Travel Baseball – Jim Keating
    • Softball – Marcia Kissane
    • Rec Soccer – Open
    • Travel Soccer – Jorge Avila
    • Head Team Mom – Brandi Parke
    • Flag Football – Brian Burke
    • Cheer – Brenda Nelson

 

  • Announcement of Booster’s for 2018
    • Concession Stand Coordinator – Deanna Tuman
    • Ethics – Steve Roberts / Nick Bohlson
    • Marketing – Open
    • Spirit Wear – Danielle Goss
    • Shed Manager – Justin Roney
    • Candy Coordinator – Brandi Parke
    • Park District Liaison and High School Liaison no longer necessary roles – responsibilities to be performed by Board Members / Commissioners.

 

  • Announcement of Election Results
    • Randall Goss wins the election for Treasurer (2018 – 2019) over Danielle Gorajski.