February 2019 Meeting MinutesUpdated Sunday February 24, 2019 by Matthew Hannon.
2/4/19 Cal Ripken Board Meeting Minutes
Board Members Present
Mark Byrne-President Andrew Witkowski-Vice President
Steve Drescher-Field and City Liaison Kate Berger-Purchasing Director
Matt Demers-Media & Communications Director
Scott Clough-Player & Coach Development Director
Registration is at 263 players, as of 3 February. This is an increase year over year from 2018 of ~10%
Uniforms – Dick’s is no longer selling cotton uniforms. Prices have also increased this year. Looking at alternatives.
Mark meeting with Scott Caggiano from Parks and Rec to meet and discuss fields for the season.
Kate provided update on scoreboard. Design is agreed upon. Working with city to provide adequate lighting for signage. Kate to close with vendor and Paul Bedinger to finalize.
Team to focus on fundraising for banners and calendar items (gift cards, etc..)
Mark meeting with Convenient MD to renew advertising agreement.
Player & Coach Development
Babe Ruth National now requires coaches to take Abuse Awareness Training certification course. Cost is $25.50 per coach. Coaches will not be rostered until this is complete.
Working to schedule the following clinics:
Assessments for AAA and Majors will be conducted at NSA on 16 March (300-600), makeup date on 19 March.
Coach selection process discussed – Scott to run interview process if needed. Deadline to register for head coach is 22 February for AAA and Majors.
Steve working on umpire clinic for younger / new umpires.
Concessions Director is open. Soliciting if anyone is interested.
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