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Yarmouth Dennis Youth Hockey Association, Inc.

Eboard Meeting Minutes

February 12, 2016 


Meeting was called to order at 5:30pm. The following board and committee members were in attendance: Anthony Baroni, Lena Medeiros, Beth Garbitt, John Terrio, AJ Luke, Kelley Sullivan and Chris Martin. 


Eboard January meeting minutes reviewed and accepted via email.


The following reports were made by the Executive Board:


President – Anthony Baroni

  • League Updates
    • Mite 1 team is playing in the SNEHC
    • NE Girls is requiring us to put 3 waves teams in the league next season
    • Yankee League
      • Very good instructional league
      • Starting new A and B level league under a different name

*Yankee and any other future leagues that they are involved in make money. They are more expensive than SNEHC*

  • Tryouts
    • Dolphins week of March 8th/Waves week of March 22nd  - details TBD
    • Need to make sure we have enough players – goal is to have at least 2 teams per level
    • Run paid ads the second week of March – 80 radio commercials within 7 days

  *Chris Martin motions we use $2500 from the Capital Fund to advertise the upcoming                                          Dolphins/Waves Tryouts

Lena Medeiros seconds the motion

All vote YES*

  • Capital Fund spending
    • Need to do something big that will positively affect the players
    • Spring/Summer camps

Vice President – Brian Weber

  • Not present

Treasurer – Beth Garbitt

  • Treasure’s report

*John Julian motions to accept the treasure’s report as presented

  Chris Martin seconds

  All vote YES*

Secretary – Lena Medeiros

  • Banquet will be on Thursday April 7th at The Irish Village

Tony Kent Rep – John Terrio/John Julian

  • Will use old Zamboni once per week to keep it running
  • Paul Funk is the newest member on the TKA BOD
  • There is one more opening on the BOD. John T. and John J. have recommended that Pat McCaffrey fill the position
  • Eric Tolley put together a blueprint that includes adding more locker rooms with showers and a weight room. Estimated cost is $250,000-$300,000
  • The rink is financially in great shape

Yankee/SNEHC Representative – Jeff Johnson

  • Not present

Member Elect – Chris Martin

  • Looking into hiring a paid coaching director for next season. Will help us skill up our coaches. 8-10 hours a week overseeing the coaches and come up with a practice plan. There should be on and off meetings with the coaches

Ice Scheduler – Kelley Sullivan

  • Will secure ice for tryout dates
  • Trophies for the banquet
    • No steady, MVP, Most Improved

Equipment Manager – AJ Luke

  • Will be finishing up serving on the YDYH BOD in April

Mite Director – Chris Martin

  • No report

Registrar – Kelley Sullivan

  • No report

Director of Girls Hockey – Wendy Veara

  • Not present


Meeting was adjourned at 7:20pm.


The next meeting will be held on Wednesday March 9, 2016 at 8:00pm.


Respectfully submitted,

Lena Medeiros