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Southwest District Athletic Board
April 20-21, 2018
West Chester Marriott Hotel
FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 7:00 P.M.
ROLL CALLRoll Call: President Dave Dilbone, Tim
Cook, Doug Foote, Scott Kaufman, Jan Wilking,
Bob Huelsman, Treasurer, Dale Creamer, Secretary.
Absent: Andy Bixler, John Kronour, Pat
McBride, and Bill Myles.
Moved by Cook and seconded by Foote to
approve minutes from March 7, 2018, meeting.
Motion passed 6-0.
TREASURER’S REPORT – MR. HUELSMAN
Cert. of Deposit - Durkle
Cert. of Deposit - SWDAB
Cert. of Deposit - Rossi/Denney
Max Saver – Rossi/Denney
Max Saver SWDAB
Checking Account Fifth Third
Max Saver – Scholarships - 2018
Max Saver – Contingency Fund
Max Saver – Summer Conference 2018
Moved by Kaufman and seconded by Wilking to
approve financial report.
Motion passed 9-0.
Mr. Huelsman shared a spreadsheet for all fall
and winter tournaments showing receipts, expenditures, attendance, and
costs per contest for all sites since 2015. The board appreciated this
information and were very appreciative of the report.
SECURITYThe board relies heavily on the
judgement of each manager to provide security measures. A statement
stating such will be included in all tournament regulations.
STATE BOARD OF DIRECTORS REPORT – MR. DOUG FOOTE
Ball contracts being studied.
State football championships will be held in Canton in 2018 and
elsewhere in 2019 & 2020.
Clothing contract being studied.
DAB REPORT – MR. ANDY BIXLER
SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 9:00 A.M.Andy Bixler and John Kronour, present.
Letter from the administration of Mechanicsburg High
School requesting a release from the Southwest District. Moved by Bixler
and seconded by Kaufman to deny release. Motion passed 7-0.
SUMMER CONFERENCE UPDATE
Spouse tour. A two-hour tour of Cincinnati will be sponsored. Final
touches to conference are being made.
Managerial responsibilities and pay proposal. Committee of
Kaufman, Foote, and Wilking presented proposal. The board
complimented the committee for a job well done. Moved by Bixler and
seconded by Kronour to adopt proposal. Motion passed 7-0.
Reviewed Friend of Athletics / Media Award programs. Good review
Reviewed Administrator’s Breakfast agenda.
Dr. Ross’s retirement. Motion by Bixler and seconded by Foote to
give $4,000.00. Motion defeated 1-4-1.
Reviewed former board agenda. Decided in 2019 the dinner will be
held on Friday night and workday on Saturday.
Basketball philosophies. Committee, chaired by Mr. Bixler, will
explore basketball philosophies and make recommendations.
Official review. Dr. Kronour shared overall review and felt that
process went smoothly.
Calendar 2018-2019. Mr. Creamer will develop tentative calendar
with first Wednesday each month designated as board meeting nights.
Evaluation process for secretary / treasurer will start.
COACHING REPRESENTATIVES MEETINGS
10:00 – 10:45 – WrestlingRepresentatives: Gary Wise, AJ Bey, Chris
- Division I tournaments went well.
- Recommendation. In the event that a coach does not show up, the
manager should place that team at a site based on seed rather than
place at end.
a. Absent team is drawn into a sectional site with fewest number of
teams when it’s their turn to
b. Absent teams drawn into a sectional site by flip of a coin.
- Divisions II and III went smoothly.
- Alternates get free admission in first round.
- Coaches’ dress code much better.
10:45 – 11:30 - Basketball
Representative: Adam Priefer
- Division I Girls like a more southern sectional.
- Division I Boys like all courts be college length.
- Highest seeded team host first two rounds.
- When games are switched to avoid home court, all games for that
night be switched.
11:30 – 12:15 – Swimming
Representative: Kevin Maness, Mark Sullivan
- Insufficient deck help during afternoon sectional at Mason.
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. - Bowling
Representative: Randy Stacy, Middletown Christian
- Revealing oil pattern was deeply appreciated.
- Advance more than four teams in Division II. Used to be five.
- Have boys and girls compete on same day. Help coaches not
affiliated with school.
- Too much down time between frames in Division II in Cincinnati.
- Adding new teams may necessitate third division.
- Award first place team in sectionals.
Southwest District Athletic Board Minutes
May 3, 2018
President Dave Dilbone, Vice-President Andy Bixler, Tim Cook, Doug
Foote, Scott Kaufman, John Kronour, Pat McBride, Jan Wilking, Bob
Huelsman, Treasurer, Dale Creamer, Secretary.
Absent: Bill Myles
All Boards’ Conference, established times for activities
Clarification on managerial titles/duties. Moved by Kaufman and
seconded by Bixler to insert names of individuals into roles and be
approved rather than waiting until June, 2018, for approval. Motion
- 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Check-in, registration, Sunday
- 5:00 p.m. – Food and beverages in reception area
- 7:00 p.m. – Coach Fickell speaks
- Monday, spouse tour departs at 9:45 a.m.
- Coney Island opens at 10:00 a.m.; rides open at 11:00 a.m.
- Dinner cruise departs 5:30 p.m. from hotel
- Cruise, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
- Motion made by Bixler and seconded by Cook to pay Lakota
West’s Jazz Band $300.00 for performing. Motion carried 8-0.
Moved by Kaufman and seconded by Bixler to discuss the stipend
for Dr. Ross’s retirement celebration. Vote to give $4,000.00 was
Motion made by Foote and seconded by Cook to give $2,000.00 to
celebration for Dr. Ross. Motion carried electronically 9-0.
Mr. Huelsman handed out proposed flat fees. No action taken.
With the completion of the commissioner search, Mr. Foote
resigned his position as the representative for the SWDAB on the
Board of Directors. Dr. Kronour will resume his position on the
Board for the 2018-2019 school year. Mr. Myles moves to accept
resignation and appoint Dr. Kronour effective immediately. Motion
seconded by Kaufman and the vote was taken electronically. Motion