Catonsville Lacrosse Club: Welcome

Wednesday, October 1

The next CLC board meeting is Tuesday Oct 7th at 7:30pm in room 108 at the Bloomsbury Ctr.


The Midget Girls (11-12 age group) is now FULL. If you would like to be put on the wailt list please email jaymarszal@gmail.com


Online registration for the CLC 2015 Spring season will open on SEPTEMBER 1, 2014. Please go to the link below on September 1, 2014 to register.

http://www.active.com/catonsville-md/lacrosse/lacrosse-leagues/catonsville-youth-lacrosse-spring-2015

****ALL LIGHTNING, MIDGET AND JUNIOR PROGRAMS FILL UP QUICKLY. DO NOT WAIT TO REGISTER*****

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Thank you


The next board meeting will be on September 9, 2014 from 7-9pm in room 106 at the Bloomsbury Ctr. At this meeting the vote will take place for the Board of Directors for 2014-15. Below are the nominees for the board

President: Greg Gentner

Vice President: Mike Milani

Recording Secretary: Andy Reid

Boys Program Director: Mike Rice

Girls Program Director: Deb Pell and Andy Meyers as co-directors

Treasure: Mike Silverman

Fields: Vern Wilkens

Equipment: Matt Hipzer

Admin Director: Jay Marszal

 A voting member is defined as any adult 18 years or over, who is considered an active participant in the Catonsville Lacrosse Club and who shares the objectives as outlined in Article II. An active Participant is defined in the following manner:
1. Any current Board member of the CLC.
2. Any head coach who is listed on the current MYLA spring roster and is still actively participating at the end of the season.
3. Any general member who attends 50% or more board meetings in the past 12 months prior to the annual meeting.
4. A significant contributor to the program, but does not fit into a category, and is voted by a two thirds vote of the current BOD


A
t this September board meeting (Date TBD) we will be holding the annual elections for the Catonsville Lacrosse Club Board of Directors.  Please consider taking a leadership role in your club by becoming an elected member of the Board.  In addition to attending monthly Board meetings, detailed below are each position’s responsibilities:  
 
1: President
            A.  The position of the President shall be one of administration.   He/She shall not concurrently hold the position of head coach.
            B.  To supervise and be responsible for the day-to-day overall operation of all activities of the Catonsville Lacrosse Club.
C.  To review and assist in all Catonsville Lacrosse Club Activities.
D.  To set the date for all Executive Board Meetings and to preside and guide all such meetings and discussions with Roberts Rules of Order and established methods as limited by the By-Laws.
E.  To appoint whatever committees and committee-chairpersons necessary to assure that the purposes of the organization are carried out to their fullest extent.
F.  To be an ex-officio member of all special committees.
G.  To appoint such persons or committees as may be necessary to insure the operation of the activities supervised by the Boys Program Director and Girls Program Director.  Such person or committees may include an equipment manager, supervisor of referees, and Supervisor of sponsors.
H.  To meet with the Boys Program Director and Girls Program Director and confer with them regarding rules to be applied to their respective age groups for any Catonsville Lacrosse Club.
I.   The President shall be a voting member of all Catonsville Lacrosse Club committees. 
 
 
2: Vice President
A.       To assume the duties of President in his or her absence.
B.      To assume the duties of the recording secretary in the event of absence of his/her attendance at any BOD or Special meetings.
C.       To attend monthly meetings of the Catonsville Recreation and Parks Council and represent the Catonsville Lacrosse Club.
D.      To do such other acts as the President may require to assist him or her in the discharge of the duties of President.
 
3: Recording Secretary
A.       To be responsible for the recording of complete minutes and attendance records of all Catonsville Lacrosse Club Executive Board Meetings and special meetings.  He or she is to keep all records accurately, concerning Catonsville Lacrosse Club activities during his or her term(s).
B.       To notify Executive Board members of each meeting.   
C.       To schedule the general meeting location and to communicate with the Administrative Director as such place.
D.      To do such other acts as the President may require to assist him or her in the discharge of the duties of President.
 
4:  Boys and Girls Program Director
A.       To supervise and be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Boys and Girls Program, respectively.
B.       To attend the Executive Board Meetings of the Catonsville Lacrosse Club and vote on any matter presented at such meetings.
C.       To present a report on the particular activity at each regularly scheduled meeting.
D.      To present rules and/or rule changes to the members at a regular meeting at least 30 days prior to the opening day of the activity season.
 
5: Treasurer
A.       To supervise and be responsible for all monies collected and disbursed for the day-to-day operations of the Catonsville Lacrosse Club.
B.       To ensure that all requirements of the Catonsville Recreation and Parks Council pertaining to financial matters are met.
C.       To keep an accurate account of all funds raised and expended and to report on the income and expenses of the Catonsville Lacrosse Activity at the regular monthly Executive Board Meetings.
D.      To coordinate fund-raising activities.
 
6: Field Director
A.       To obtain and coordinate the use of all lacrosse fields necessary for the Boys and Girls Program to operate in an effective manner as determined by the President.
B.       To ensure that all requirements of the Catonsville Recreation and Parks Council pertaining to fields are met.
C.       To ensure all fields are properly lined, mowed and ready for play (including two (2) goals).
D.      To coordinate with any field entity governing fields outside the Catonsville Recreation and Parks Program.
 
7: Equipment Director
A.       To purchase, maintain and coordinate the use of all lacrosse equipment necessary for the Boys and Girls Program to operate in an effective manner, as determined by the President.
B.       The Equipment Director must take a physical inventory of all equipment left over from the previous year and then determine the equipment purchases necessary to operate the program in the current year.  
C.       The BOD must submit an equipment budget for the coming season.  Once the budget is approved by the Executive Board, the Equipment Director is authorized to purchase such equipment.  The Equipment Director should make every attempt to procure the equipment at the best price, based on quality, specifications, ease of purchase, continuity with prior purchases, etc.
D.      To maintain adequate records of all equipment issued and to ensure all equipment is properly returned and safeguarded.
 
8:  Administrative Director
A.       To coordinate and handle all general mailings and all website postings to Catonsville Lacrosse Club participants.
B.       To coordinate all registrations.
C.       To maintain a database and produce rosters for the girls and boys directors.
D.      To handle any other administrative matters assigned by the President.
 
 
If you or anyone you know is interested in running for a position please e-mail Mike Vergis,
mvergis@planbtech.net  your intent and for what position by August 9, 2014.
 
Elections will be held at the Board of Directors annual meeting in September (Date TBD).  Voting member eligibility is detailed below in the Catonsville Lacrosse Club By-laws:
 
3.2  A voting member is defined as any adult 18 years or over, who is considered an active participant in the Catonsville Lacrosse Club and who shares the objectives as outlined in Article II.  An active Participant is defined in the following manner:
1.        Any current Board member of the CLC.
2.       Any head coach who is listed on the current MYLA spring roster and is still actively participating at the end of the season.
3.       Any general member who attends 50% or more board meetings in the past 12 months prior to the annual meeting.
4.       A significant contributor to the program, but does not fit into a category, and is voted by a two thirds vote of the current BOD.


 N
ominations Committee Members:

Mike Vergis (Chair)
Matt Hipszer
Howard Stevens


Catonsville Lacrosse Club is now on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Catonsville-Lacrosse-Club/1514023302159968?sk=photos_stream&success=1#!/pages/Catonsville-Lacrosse-Club/1514023302159968?sk=timeline.

This will be used as another means of announcing the opening of registration, tryouts and other club information through out the season.


Congratulations to below people on being elected to the Catonsville Lacrosse Club Board or Directors for the 2013-2014 season. We would also like to thank Andy Meyers and Faith Johnson for their years of service on the board

President: Greg Gentner

Vice President: Mike Milani

Treasure: Mike Silverman

Admin Director: Jay Marszal

Fields: Vern Wilkens

Equipment: Kenny Lazorcahk

Secretary: Joe Gardenghi

Boys Director: Mike Rice

Girls Director: Mary Caswell


Player registration for the 2014 Spring season will open on September 1, 2013. The link to the registration site is on the Player Registration page on the left.
The September Board meeting will be held on September 10th at the Bloomsbury Ctr beginning at 6:30pm in room 108.  

The vote for the 2013-14 CLC Board of Directors will take place at this meeting.


 The nominees for the 2013-14 CLC Board of Directors are listed below. The vote will be held at the September 10th board meeting at the Bloomsbury Ctr. Time and Room for the meeting is TBD.

President: Greg Gentner

Vice President: Mike Milani

Treasure: Mike Silverman

Admin Director: Jay Marszal

Fields: Vern Wilkens

Equipment: Kenny Lazorcahk

Secretary: Joe Gardenghi

Boys Director: Mike Rice

Girls Director: Mary Caswell


Catonsville Lacrosse Refund Policy 

Refunds would be offered for any child if requested prior to the age group evaluations and with board approval.  Hardship requests will be accepted any time until the start of the season for unexpected issues such as illness, injury, moving, etc and with board approval.  NO refunds at all would be issued after the start of the season. There will be a $20 administrative fee deducted from any refund approved and issued by CLC.


Wednesday September 5 

New to lacrosse and need to get equipment?  Play It Again Sports in Ellicott City can help you get set up for the season.  Catonsville Lacrosse Club players get a 10% discount. Click here to see all equipment that is needed for both girls and boys lacrosse.



Monday, August 26

Catonsville Lacrosse Refund Policy 

Refunds would be offered for any child if requested prior to the age group evaluations and with board approval.  Hardship requests will be accepted any time until the start of the season for unexpected issues such as illness, injury, moving, etc and with board approval.  NO refunds at all would be issued after the start of the season. There will be a $20 administrative fee deducted from any refund approved and issued by CLC.