Dave Kenyon, Tom Kirby, Jack Kirby, Tom Prato, Alicia Shultz, Mitch Wohl
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Arios Pizza, Latham
Youth Grants - Grants have been acquired for Niskayuna and Bethlehem, submitted for Albany and Ichabod. Suggested getting grants for Shen, Schenectady, Guilderland, and Renssealer. Coaches - Trying to match all schools up with a coach. Albany - Lish, Nisky - Mike, Ichabod - Tom, Bethlehem - Steve Relles, Guilderland - Dan Dun, Shaker - Lish. Need to follow up with Colombia, Rensselear, and Colonie (Jeff Feldman). High School Spring Tournament - Hoping to schedule April 30th, will work with Bethlehem on this. Hoping the get insurance through the schools insetad of USAU, Bethlehem will host. Youth Discs - Will look into this for the spring season as a Youth Fundraiser. Youth Newsletter - Discussed having a youth specific newsletter to inform everyone what we’re working on and to keep youth engaged in the off season. Ideas for articles: Player Profile (Sean Kohler), Goals, This Will Amaze (Lish), articles by Tom, Anthony, and Jack, resources. Incentives - Going to offer a free water bottle or other item for ever 2 new players recruited. Will promote in the newsletter for the spring season. Awards - Came up with awards and winners for various categories. Will present after next weeks games. All Star Youth Vs Masters Game - October 30th at the Kiwana’s Park at 12:30, AUDA will sponsor the field fees. Will need to get a roster from Dan to make sure all players are insured. Having good spirit will be a strong focus of the event and the Youth team will be Pirate themed. Spring League - Looking to have more schools involved. Will possibly need to find more field space as Bethlehem is maxed out at 2 fields. Youth Club - Would like to get a youth club team together to play at the Liberty Games and possibly Easterns and Nationals. Would like to set a weekly practice schedule in the spring/summer. Would possibly ask BJ to coach. Riseup - Not going to be purchasing the RiseUp videos at this time Grant - Mitch discussed that we are putting a grant proposal together specifically for Youth.
PREPARED BY: David Kenyon
DATE PREPARED: 10/17/16
Action Items: Masters vs Youth Allstar Game - Dave will work on setting this up. Youth Grants - Dave will look at getting grants for schools we haven’t already submitted for. Spring Tournament - Follow up with Bethlehem Youth Newsletter - Everyone is going to be working on a piece for this.