Minutes 2-14-03              To Afternoon Business Meeting Minutes

 

Lunch Sectional Council Meeting

 

Financial Report – Finances are good!

Clinic Attendance and Registration

519 registered online

Attendance 519

 

Track All-Stars Midwest Meet – June 14

Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio

        Brooks will sponsor

        Uniforms provided by Brooks this year

        Jackets at cost for the athletes to retun

Jeff Martin – also to help on staff

 

Clinic Report

Sponsors      Brooks

                       Runners Forum

                       GTM
                       Methodist Sports

                       Donated Considerably Please thank them

 

        Attendance down

        Why?         Valentine’s Day, Weekend before practice begins, weather

 

        Business Meeting Agenda Discussed

       

        Clinic Surveys proof read

 

        McNulty’s Best       $6.00

 

        Hoosier Harrier        $3.00 ea

 

        Binders and T-shirts   $5.00

 

State Track Meet Hospitality          Talk to Brebeuf

 

CC All-Stars Mideast Meet – keep talking it up to athletes

 

Coach of the year

        Track – 1st and 2nd in Regional        1 at large

        CC – top 4 in Semistate              1 at large

 

        What about coaches who are not members? 

        send reminders in the mail to become a member     

Possibly just recognize the state champ coach and state meet participants           

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business Meeting Minutes            2-14-03        3:40 PM             

 

Treasurer’s Report – 540 pre-registered       80 walk-ins

                       530 total attendance

 

Bobby Cox – IHSAA Commissioner

 

        Girls Pole Vault Experiment – presented to executive committee on Friday, Feb 21, 2003

                Non-scored event this season throughout the season and in the state tournament

                Information will be distributed to schools and coaches after it is approved

 

Rules Interpretation Meeting  3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Lee Aldridge

Fred Steinkamp

Question & Answer - Bobby Cox

 

Track All-Stars - Midwest Meet of Champions Report               Steve Cotherman/Julie Alano

        please send info about potential athletes to coaches

 

CC All-Stars - Mideast Cross Country Report                        Doug Snyder         

 

NSR Indoor Classic           www.nsrclassic.com

 

December – receive contract

January – receive entry form

Similar time schedule to Bomber Boiler Relays

starting height         Men 5’ 8”     Women 4’ 8”         Pole Vault     11’

Minimum requirement in long jump and throws for measurement

12 best times total from both sites or any qualifying times advance to the finals

 

New Officers introduced

 

Survey process explained by Mike Chastain

 

Survey item discussion

For    Chuck Koeppen – only 3 or 4 states run less than 5K

Rick Weinheimer – recruiting disadvantage, cannot be national ranked, meet

setup easier

Against        Steve Kearney – successful, better system, run better with fewer racing

minutes

                We will not be able to have it in Bloomington after this fall

Banquet provided by Terre Haute Civic League following state meet


For     Fred Geswein – Where do you draw the line between classes?

Other sports that do have class are being ranked in the state makes our sport feel bad, most other states are class

Against        Julie Alano – History, One state champ, pushing your athletes, small school good athletes do not get a chance to compete against good competition

 

For     Fred Geswein – small school champion – last one ‘63

 

Against Gannon Switzer – athletes get to compete against all good athletes not just ones

from big or small schools

 

 

Steve Cotherman – Cross Country 5 semi-state format

 

Pole Vault – Bob Shank

        Excuses – money, qualified coach, interested athletes

        Fundraisers, do your job – learn about what you coach, very competitive state meet

        USA Olympians

 

Girls Pole Vault – Tim Richey

        Include it in your invitational, do it for the athletes, go to the website and get information

        Tradition, add women to the tradition

        Why is it not scored? 

 

Door Prizes – almost everyone in attendance at this point received a door prize

 

Meeting adjourned 6:00