Attendees: Rob MacKay, Amany Gill, Sue Green, Scott Parmenter, Judy Sykes, Denise Monteiro, Steve Garrity, Scott Carlucci, Bob Roche. Minutes taken by Bev Denio
Item 1: Review Current Team Rosters & Coaching positions
First games are scheduled with the leagues for April 9th. This date TBD as fields become ready by towns.
Item 2: Important Dates Include:
April 9th Start date for Nashoba
April 9th start date for U8's in Boylston
April 9th Town Meetings at school 10:00
REMINDER: No home game until after 3:00 pm on April 9th due to Town Meeting. (If fields are open for season)
April 16th Fishing Derby no games before 12:00
REMINDER: No home games until after 12:00 pm on April 16th per request by the Berlin Board of Trades. (Fishing Derby)
April 27th Next BYSA monthly meeting -- Election of Officers
Item 3: Update Calendar on Web and other information
Rob handed Scott the Nashoba schedule to pass along to Holly
Item 4: Summer MLS Soccer Camp tentatively scheduled for June 27th to July 1st.
Item 5: MYSA Curriculum Information
Rob sent out an email with a link to MYSA's site which has age appropriate curriculum.
Item 6: Assabet Information
New rules in power point presentation - Scott C. looking into a different format for those who do not have power point on their systems.
Books ready 3/23/05
End of season Jamboree is scheduled for Sunday June 10th.
Item 7: Nashoba information
April 3rd next Nashoba scheduled meeting – Bob R. asked to attend and gather books.
April 8th MTOC roster – Sue to send Rosemary a note, to find out what we owe if anything.
Item 8: Reimbursements for Refs going to Grade 8
A vote was taken to see if all were in favor of reimbursing the referees for taking the Grade 8 course.
A Unanimous vote by all in attendance at this meeting.
Item 9: Volunteer's for the responsibility of:
Field Layouts – Scott P. is willing to lay out fields – when the fields are ready a time and day will be set along with volunteers; Greg S., Greg M., Steve G., Mark S.
Field & Goal Maintenance – Peter Commerford has volunteer to handle goals and nets.
Snack Shack Coordinator – Volunteer needed
Item 10: New shirts from Berlin Police Association
Berlin Police Association has donated 50 new shirts for the U6 only age group.
A plague of appreciation with a picture of the players was discussed in appreciation for the end of the season.
Item 11: Treasury update
Amany reports $5497.50
Minus $400.00 to the Town of Berlin
$??? MYSA fees
Equipment purchased for spring season
Remaining are some unpaid registration fees.
Item 12: Equipment update
Mike has divided equipment per team and can be picked up at his home, please call ahead.
Item 13: Practice times
Item 14: Open issues:
Berlin Rescue Squad has applied for a grant in hopes of distributing some of the grant money for the purpose of training coaches, umpires and referees in basic first aid, CPR and providing first aid kits. More details will be provided upon receipt of the grant.