Attendees: Tony Kowal, Sue Green, Denise Monteiro, Beth Brewer, Pat Anderson, Seamus O' Day, Holly Parmenter, Christy West, Dave White, Sean Mannion, Tim Guilfoyle, Rob MacKay, Judy Sykes
Tony opened the meeting by discussing our mission as Berlin Youth Soccer and that is to provide an opportunity for the kids to enjoy the sport of soccer. It doesn't matter if we win or lose, as long as the kids have fun!
MLS Camp is offering a coaches clinic possibly for Thursday March 29. Holly Parmenter will confirm a date and time and let us know. It is important for all coaches and assistants to attend to learn new drills and fun ways to teach the kids soccer skills.
The season will begin April 7 and end 1st week of June.
Look into clinics that MYSA might offer.
GU10 Dave White and Seamus O'Day to coach, only 7 players at this time
BU10 2 teams: Sean Mannion and Scott Lutz and Holly and Scott Parmenter to coach, 17 kids registered and they will divide the teams.
GU16 Judy Sykes and Chad Burroughs to coach, 15 players registered
GU14 Pat Anderson and Beth Howes to coach, only 14 players at this time
GU12 Denise Monteiro and Beth Brewer to coach, 14 players registered
BU12 Tony Kowal and Rob MacKay to coach, only 8 players registered st this time
U8 3 teams: Sean Regan and ?, Tim Guilfoyle and Chris Pendergast, Chris West and Lance Warhold as coaches. Sean Regan will coordinate with Boylston to set up a game schedule.
Rec Committee meeting on Jan. 3 discussed fields. Puma will have 2 11v11 fields and 1 8v8 field. They will practice Mon, Wed, Thurs on 11v11 and Mon, Wed, Sun on 8v8.
There will also be a 6v6 behind the school and a field for U8 behind the 8v8 field.
Sue will order shirts for new coaches
Fishing Derby is April 14, no home games to be scheduled before noon on this day.
Christy West will be organizing a cleat swap through e mail, Thank you Christy!
Another meeting will be set up for equipment and practice times, date to be determined.