WRA Association Meeting Minutes - September 2016 (Whitby Ringette)

PrintWRA Association Meeting Minutes - September 2016

Whitby Ringette Association August Meeting Minutes September 12, 2016

I. Call to order

Jennifer moved to called to order the regular meeting of the WRA at 7:10pm on September 12, 2016 at Iroquois, Small Boardroom.

II. Roll call

The following persons were present: Marc Nagy, Jennifer Nagy, John Hyde, David Taite, Joanne Brind’Amour, Cameron Lee, Lisa Tucker, Aaron Foshay, Christy Wallace, Carrie Anderson, Stanton Mackellar, Bianca Novielli, Dain Andrews Steve Gaull, Matt Ledger, Joanne Kendall, Lori Hambley

II. Come Try Ringette

  • 23 showed up, heard through hunger night, posters, Facebook, friends
  • half pre-registered

V. Rookie Ringette

  • Need dedicated coaches
  •  Need helpers
  • U8 team will be formed from RR
  • Sponsorship being sought for practice jerseys

V. Teams

  • Concussion Baseline Testing
    1. approximately 20 players formed from 2 teams ready to do the baseline testing
    2. can get the large meeting room sunday morning september 25th.
  • TRFs are being prepared by deadline Nov 15
  • On-ice equipment - advertised
    1. Source for Sports on Harwood/hwy 2 would like commitment
    2. Durham Sportswear and Equipment on Consumers
    3. Legends Sports in Oshawa and Pickering
  •  Off-ice apparel
    1. Roys Enterprise- no mandatory gear
    2. June/july will revisit
  • Pictures- Jennifer is going to look at options for company and dates 
  •  Only 2 outstanding that have registered.
  • 16B only has 13 registered, but 15 supposedly
  • Movement will occur between RR2, U8, U9, U10, U12 for skill and age weekend of Sept 17/18 (Marc, Joanne, John H, Dain, Steve… will observe) decision Sunday evening
  • U19R numbers low so play U16
  • 19A goalie left, looking for replacement
  • Open BB will play tournament only, no icetime, 1 team fee

VI. Coach Development

  • Coaches certification and police checks- over 18 letter available from Joanne Brind’Amour
  • Central Region- Intro Clinic Sept 16, then CI weekend of Sept 24/25, CSI Oct 1
  • U14R up, U12PP up – coach needs CI unless grandfathered with CSI already
  • Jan 8 deadline for qualifications
  • Bursary may be available for reimbursement
  •  WRA need to discount player fees for coaches’ kids for 2 years (at end of 1st and 2nd yr)
    • motion to approve by Marc, 2nd by Christy and Carrie, approved

VII. Publicity

  • Montessori schools would like program involvement
  • Trafalgar Castle (gr5 & up)- gym floor program (provincial application) Oct 7 PA Day
  • Weekly Newsletter distributed online, on website, on Facebook
  • Ambassador program for the kids to promote Ringette, “ambassador of the month”
  • “Travelocity gnome” pictures on Facebook or Website
  • Peter Lachance will be involved with Whitby swag for Chance sticks
  • LaserQuest will provide publicity and very interested in relationship
  • Off-season golf-tournament
  • Whitby Heritage is Oct 1 – tent set up similare
  • Whitby Christmas Parade

VIII. Website

  • Matt is going to redesign for look
  • Practice time will be uploaded manually for now
  • Teams will need to enter own times/practices/rosters- contact Matt
  • Names will only be listed as first name, last initial
  • Some coaches are still missing from coach list, especially on mobile site

IX. Player Development

  • Power-skating clinics
    1. Need to set up clinic registration online through WRA registration, no payment
    2. Every other week at Vipond $150/skater 8 Sessions (9th free)
    3. Goalie clinic has 6 spots available
    4. Make-up/Regional teams date possible Sept 25
  • Dryland training permit
    1. 4 days/week, 3 hours, lupin and hwy 2 (Alain’s school)
    2. permit is paid for by 12PP and 14A team
    3. $20/player for season 50/50 split donation school/WRA

X. Ice time

  • Teams need to be finalized for ice times to be for longer than weekly     

XI. Central Region

Meeting Sept 13, games start Oct 1

XII. Ontario Ringette Association

Marc had to leave

XIII. Tournament

  • Concussion Ed - webpage information
  • WRA Tournament meeting date – Wed, Sept 21 7pm - Committee planning- no chair
  • Tournament sponsor update - 2 more confirmed monetary donations - Dodd & Souter and Twice the Deal Pizza 
  • LaserQuest will be providing WRA relationship for advertising of programs and tournament

XIV. Other business

  • Not-for-profit
  • Scheduling for shot clock and time-keeping is going to be looked into for website or central list

XV. Adjournment

  • Jennifer moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:35, Stanton 2nd Steve 3rd
  • Minutes submitted by:  Joanne Brind’Amour
  • NEXT MEETING: Iroquois Park - Mezzanine Small Boardroom

Mon  07:00 PM  17 Oct 2016 at Zinger’s fireside room

Mon 07:00 PM  21 Nov 2016 at Jen Nagy’s house,

Mon 07:00 PM  12 Dec 2016  LaserQuest?

Dates to be checked later for 2017

need location for January

Mon 07:00 PM  06 Feb 2017

Mon 07:00 PM  06 Mar 2017  need location for April

Mon 07:00 PM  08 May 2017

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