Minutes 12-7-03          12:35 PM




Minutes from September Meeting Approved


Financial Report – Verbal Report by Jason – Approved


Midwest Meet Coaches Reports

            Julie Alano

            Steve Cotherman

Information for athletes to send back to us will be on the website. 

If you have an athlete that could be one of the top seniors in their event make sure they know the date of the Midwest meet.  June 12, 2004


Mideast Meet Report

            Jay White

            See results on the website

            Athletes were very respectful and represented Indiana well


Membership & Technology

            Online Registration for membership and the clinic will continue.

            Over 200 people registered online last year.  This saves us a lot of time.  Please register online

            636 Members for 2003


2004 Track and Field Clinic

            tentative schedule was discussed

            need 2 distance, 1 high jump, and 1 long jump sessions


            changes for this year

            more options on Thursday night

            Rules Interpretation – 2 small sessions during the day

            1 more afternoon session in place of rules interpretation session

            Business meeting and door prizes last

            Hall of Fame Banquet – Buffet

            5K road race Saturday morning

            Possible pole vault learn by viewing at Lawrence North Saturday morning

            Registration upstairs in suite 6


            need more people to introduce speakers



Cross Country Academic All-State

            Sara Wyss – Certificates will be mailed soon

Cross Country All-State

            Julie Alano – certificates will be mailed soon

                        Mailed December 12

Academic All-State

            possibly dropping class rank

            based more on academics or athletics??

            Ed Stuffle, Sara Wyss, Julie Alano, Marty Hill committee

            will discuss changes at February meeting


2003 Cross Country Clinic – Chuck was not at the meeting

            attendance was up


Track & Field Polls

            Dick Shenfeld – send boy’s track info to Dick

            Jim Pearce – send girl’s track info to Jim

Help them out, send them all information that you have


            We need coaches who are from throughout the state to help

            More information will be in your packet at the clinic


Coach of the Year

            Nominations will be complete and on the website soon



            Making sure the say what we do

            Committee will discuss at next meeting


IHSAA Report

            Cross Country Class – most likely will happen for 2005-2006 school year

            IHSAA is concerned with the cost of too many classes

            They proposed 2 classes in cross country

            The IHSAA main concern is that the state champ gets there


            Look at the IIAAA committee and start lobbying them and the IHSAA Executive Board


Cross Country Class Committee – Steve Cotherman Chair

            Bob Swank, Rudy Skorupa, Matt Parker, Fred Geswein, Scott Lidskin


2004 State Meet Site

            Either move the meet to Terre Haute or change the tournament back to 4 weeks and stay at Bloomington.

            The IHSAA does not really like either idea, but will choose one and should make an announcement of the choice in January.


2004 State Track Meet

            Most likely in Bloomington, decision will be made very soon, before Christmas


Longevity Awards

            Contact Ricke Stucker with coaches who have coached 20, 30, or 40 years ASAP


State Meet Hospitality Room

            Steve Cotherman is going to look into possibilities at IU

            Dean Slavens will help


Midwest Meet Staff

            Boys – Bob Shank resigned, Matt Parker added

            Girls – Hope Sanders??, Janie McNichols, Dan Meyer


Mideast Staff

            No Changes


Hoosier Harrier

            Portage group is doing it this year

            The look is much improved for the same cost

            Many items in color, one booklet with boys and girls flip-flopped


Hall of Fame Banquet Program

            Portage group is also doing this

            All-color for the same cost


NSR Indoor Meet

            Contracts have been sent

            Girls Pole Vault – finals event only 7’ 0” cutoff

            all info on their website www.nsrclassic.com


Adjourned 2:35 PM