Northampton Athletic Association: Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, June 11

N. A. A. MONTHLY MEETING

January 14, 2015

 

ATTENDEES: E Deutsch, S Kerbacher, S Guttman, B Hughes, M Slivka, J Reph, J Clapso, J Blaukovitch, G Winkle, C Mannino, K Harryn, M Ricks, J Bogden, S Wildman, M Makovsky, C Eberly, J Beltrame, F Cruz

 

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: Deutsch

PREVIOUS MINUTES READ AND ACCEPTED BY: Bogden and Blaukovitch

TREASURER’S REPORT ACCEPTED BY:  Winkle and Mannino

 

OLD BUSINESS:

Fundraising:  Basket Bingo 2/28 5 PM at Fire Station

                      Flyer will be sent to coaches/parents;

                      Clinic 3/14-3/15 – need approval from Rec Center

                      Lottery Tix being distributed at sign ups turned in from football

                      Golf Tournament April 12th

                      Open to Ideas for Merchandise sales for baseball/softball season

                       Yard Sale – dates to be determined

Facilities:      waiting on return call from vendor regarding batting cages

NEW BUSINESS:

Basketball:

  • Picture day Sat. Jan 31st  forms being distributed
  • Open courts being utilized for team warm-ups was addressed
  • Keep in mind – Coaches for next year
  • LVL looking for playoff scheduler  2/17 begin playoffs – looking for gym time
  • Dakota tournament 3/6-3/8

Baseball:

  • LVL meeting – Feb 4 need # of teams
  • CWL – reviewing potential of Majors team
  • Signup dates are on website/ flyer was distributed to schools/ emailed out
  • MOTION:  LVL Jersey purchase  1st Reph 2nd Blaukovitch passed by majority
  • In search of coaches at all level – specifically Midget and KneeHi

Softball:

  • Umpire contract was not finalized
  • Moore Twnshp in Parkland league
  • NAA reviewing placing Pixies in Parkland Prep league
  • Parkland league will be 12 game schedule 2 games/ week 4/27-6/6
  • All Star Game June 27 Championship June 20
  • Discussed hosing playoffs/ will conflict with current field scheduling requirements
  • 1 team in Division 1 – remainder can be Division 2
  • Kerbacher to contact other organization – look at potential of in house rec league vs Parkland league at Pixie level
  • LVL may divided into tournament and rec divisions

Football:

  • MOTION : Fred Cruz – NAA Flag Football Coach – 1st Slivka 2nd Reph passed by majority
  • Meeting at end of month – fees will be required
  • By Law committee meeting Jan 19- complete review of all by laws to be conducted
  • No official word as to what Division NAA will compete in for the 2015 season.

Cheering:

                   Nothing to report

Wrestling:

                  Undefeated season ongoing

Field Hockey:

                         Nothing to report

OTHER BUSINESS:

                              Nothing to report                            

MOTION TO ADJOURN:  Mannino  and Blaukovitch

 

 

  

N. A. A. MONTHLY MEETING

 

December 11, 2014  

 

ATTENDEES: E Duetsch, S Kerbacher, B Hughes, M Slivka, J Clapso, J Reph, J Bogden, C Mannino, G Winkle, K Harryn, S Wildman, M Makovsky, C Henritzy, J Gaetaniello, M Ricks, J Derr

 

 

 

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: Deutsch

 

 

 

PREVIOUS MINUTES READ AND ACCEPTED BY: Bogden and Henritzy

 

 

 

TREASURER’S REPORT ACCEPTED BY:   Reph  and  Slivka

 

 

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 

Fundraising:

 

  • Baseball Clinic – looking at potential weeknight sessions
  • Basket Bingo – tentative 2/28

 

Facilities:

 

  • Researching quotes to fence in Batting Cages speaking w/ someone involved with the NAA
  • NAA Break in – new locks installed new keys issued – old ones will not work

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

Basketball:

 

  • Everything is up and running
  • Need to ensure no players and teams are on courts prior to games
  • Players need to show up no early than 15-20 minutes prior to scheduled game/practice

 

Baseball:

 

  • LVL Meeting : ump fees increase to $52 / no January Mtng. / Northwestern and Northern Lehigh merged /  league is looking for a Scheduler
  • MOTION: New Jerseys for LVL teams 1st Reph 2nd Clapso ( passed by Majority)
  • CWL : looking at potential Majors team
  • NAA tentative sign up dates/ flyer to be sent to school after Xmas break/ Melissa Hughes will be managing the snackstand schedule.

 

Softball:

 

  • Parkland Meeting: Div. 1 and Div 2 will  be playing with same rules/ umpire contract is due this year/ Moore Twnshp joined Parkland League /NAA to look into placing Pixie level in Parkland League / numbers to decide/ counts needed for league by 2nd week in March.
  • LVL:  26th Street fields in need of repair (Water Issue)

Football:

 

  • Good support from NAA at league banquet
  • Successful season at all levels
  • Need to review equipment status/Slivka will review and research options
  • No decision as of this point to which Division we will compete in next season
  • January League meeting will include By Law review
  • Look at reseeding Canal street and Atlas pregame area
  • Recommend soccer rotate their nets to not wear down fields at Atlas

Cheering:

 

  • Season complete
  • Final competition- all levels placed 1st
  • End of year party complete
  • Uniforms will be collected for Inventory to be taken

 

Wrestling:

 

  • Fall Brawl Champions
  • 1st meet vs. Catty – Win
  • 1 home match may be changed due to schedule conflict

 

 

Field Hockey:

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

 

  • MOTION – All Officers remain in position 1st Reph 2nd Wildman passed by Majority
  • MOTION – LVL Biddy Coach – Jeremy Reph   1st Clapso 2nd Slivka passed by Majority
  • MOTIOIN – LVL 14 U Softball Coach – G Winkle 1st Makovsky 2nd Bogden passed by Majority
  • MOTION – 80 lb Junior Pee Wee Coach- Matt Ricks 1st Wildman 2nd Henritzy passed by Majority
  • Will need to vote on a Coach for the Flag level of Football

 

 

MOTION TO ADJOURN:  Mannino and Clapso

 

 

 

 

N. A. A. MONTHLY MEETING

 

November 12, 2014

 

 

 

ATTENDEES: E Deutsch, S Guttman,  S Kerbacher, B Hughes, M Slivka, J Clapso, J Reph, E Wescoe, G Winkle, K Harryn, J Gaetaniello, J Bogden, M Makovsky, K Pederson, S Wildman, C Henritzy, J Derr, S Dew

 

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: Deutsch

 

PREVIOUS MINUTES READ AND ACCEPTED BY: Winkle and Clapso

 

TREASURER’S REPORT ACCEPTED BY:   Reph and Bogden

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 

Fundraising:

 

  • monies given to Kerby for deposit from merchandise sales and “31”
  • looking towards baseball clinic

 

Facilities:

 

  • John working with Mr. Abi Daher on plans for building at Atlas complex
  • Will also receive estimates for doors at baseball complex

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

Basketball:

 

  • Coaches needed
  • Everything is in line with Rec Center
  • Evaluations for 3rd/4th and 5th/6th levels on Sunday 11/16 @ Rec Center
  • K-2 starts after Thanksgiving

Baseball:

 

  • Everything has been wrapped up
  • NAA Midgets were runner up/ Knee Hi was Champion
  • Knee-Hi Tournament team took 1st place

Softball:

 

  • Everything complete
  • Parkland league meeting 11/13
  • Moravian clinic information sent to girls

 

Football:

 

  • Flags successful
  • 80’s undefeated
  • 100’s playing in Championship
  • 120’s into second round of playoffs
  • 140’s playing in Championship
  • NAA hosting championship
  • Need tables for Trophy display
  • Slivka retained a sound system
  • Henritzy resigned as Jr Pee Wee coach

 

Cheering:

 

  • Involved in competitions
  • All squads successful
  • Monies raised from the Northampton Competition – overall success

Wrestling:

 

  • Signups complete – approx. 60 kids
  • Pocono Mtn duals next weekend
  • Will compete in Fall Brawl
  • Meets begin second week in December

Field Hockey:

 

Nothing to report

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

 

  • December meeting to be held Thursday December 11 instead of Wednesday December 10
  • Election of officers at December meeting

 

MOTION TO ADJOURN:  REPH  and CLAPSO