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2016-2017 MINUTES IN
August 2, 2016
September 6, 2016
October 5, 2016
November 2, 2016
December 2, 2016
January 4, 2017
January 21, 2017
Southwest District Athletic Board
January 21, 2017 Minutes
Roll Call: President Doug Foote, Vice-President Dave Dilbone,
Andy Bixler, Tim Cook, Scott Kaufman, John Kronour, Joy Manning, Pat
McBride, Bill Myles, Bob Huelsman, Treasurer, Dale Creamer, Secretary.
John Kronour and Pat McBride excused early for
Moved by Kaufman and seconded by Cook to approve minutes from
December 2, 2016, meeting.
Motion passed 9-0.
FINANCIAL 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 - 2017
Max Saver – Contingency Fund
Max Saver – Summer Conference 2018
Max Saver – School Bonus
Moved by Cook and seconded by McBride to
approve financial report.
Motion passed 9-0.
Mr. Kaufman and Dr. Kronour asked Mr. Huelsman
to gather information on the costs to the board on implementing flat
Mr. Huelsman reported that all but one school had paid the fine for not
complying with online seeding regulation/forfeiture regulations. The
board will discuss language to be put in spring sport regulations.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS REPORT – MR. BIXLER
Review of elected positions for 2017-2019 across Ohio.
Mr. Myles and Mr. Cook’s terms are up. Dr. Kronour or Mr. Foote
will serve on State Board of Control.
Golf season opens on August 1 with competition starting on August
Football Championship goes back to Canton in 2017 and 2018.
Baseball pitch count being implemented.
Ice Hockey asking for additional instructional time in off-season.
Recommendations from DAB Committee were acted upon.
DAB Report – MR. COOK
Committee will begin to review pass sheets
being used in all districts.
FALL COACHING REPRESENTATIVES MEETING
Tim Tilton, Golf Manager
Ben Tilton, Vice-President of Golf Coaches’ organizations
- Suggestion to implement an open draw in Division I Cincinnati
area. Surveys are being circulated with results to be given to the
board in the spring.
- All tournament sites were good and rotation for tournaments was
Michael Fee, Summit Country Day President, SW President
Bill Mees, Indian Hill, CHL Representative
- No recommendations given. Coaches shared no recommendations.
- Time was spent reviewing process for selecting sites and
Volleyball RepresentativesKim Metz, Jackson Center, OHSVCA
Allison Reule, Benjamin Logan
Joon Ha, District 16 President
Leslie Roberts, District 15 Trustee
- Remove home site advantage in tournament
- Conduct an online draw and eliminate meeting
- Removing parking fee well received
- Three matches on school night eliminated
- Consider Tipp City as site
- Ranking teams on willingness to complete Max Prep updates
- Information sought on scholarship program
- Raising net in junior high
Cross Country Representatives
- Cedarville staff extremely helpful
- Course layout was great
- All aspects of tournament were good
- Address drop off area next year
- Add one more official
- Mr. Charske did a great job!
- Southwest District Athletic Board Scholarships. Monitor the number
of applicants and continue to sponsor as in the past.
- Managers and Retired Officials’ Banquet, September 17, 2017.
Change format to honor more officials and continue honoring managers
but do so at individual managers’ meetings. Mr. Huelsman and Mr.
Creamer will develop a proposed list of officials to honor and the
board will preview prior to invitations being sent.
- Winter draw meetings and district championships. Mr. Foote will
send out a commitment sheet for board members. This will assure that
all award ceremonies will be covered.
Fines. All but one school has paid their fine.
Media / Friend of Athletics. All communication has been sent to
administrators and recipients. Honorees will be in two groups – 3:00
p.m. and 7:00 p.m. games.
Spring Managers’ Meeting, April 6, 2017, at the Nutter Center.
Employment of spring managers. Moved by Kaufman and seconded by
Manning to approve employment of recommended individuals. Motion
Placement of teams for spring tournaments. Motion by Bixler and
seconded by Cook to approve team placements. Motion passed 9-0.
Softball and Baseball District brackets. Motion by Bixler and
seconded by Dilbone to approve District brackets. Motion passed 9-0.
Copier. Motion by Dilbone and seconded by Manning to purchase a
copying machine for board utilization. The machine will be a Xerox and
purchased from ComDoc Company. Motion passed 9-0.
March 8 Southwest District Board Meeting,
University of Dayton Arena, 3:00 p.m.