EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 8, 2004
Members Present: Gill James, Craig
Olson, Brent Kawaguchi, Dan Jurdy, Jan Woldseth, Jana Kohler, Doug Bruketta,
John Wiley, Mickey Fowler, Jim Judson, Dave Pond
Tom & Marilyn Doyle – Secretary
Board Members Absent: Bob Dowding, Robert Gary, Bob Beeman, Jack Reynolds
of Guests: Mike
Sea-King Eligibility, Matt Mason, WOA, Mike Lloyd, SWOBA
Executive Board Minutes. Minutes were
approved as written. M/S/P
4. Approval of Vouchers: Vouchers: #12518 through #12543 for a total of $ 7,806.38
5. WIAA Executive Board Report: Craig Olson.
A. WIAA Board listened to a hearing with Kamiak for a player who was ineligible for the first 5 weeks, but started the 5 week count with the start of football season, not the start of the school year. WIAA Board upheld the original ruling and the forfeits.
B. The Board meets this coming weekend and will look at a new communications model to improve communication with principals and superintendents.
C. The superintendents from Tri-Cities would like the board to review the new spring schedule (one week later than usual) and the board will take a look only after this year’s tournaments to see how the tourneys go.
6. Sea-King District 2 Executive Board President Report: Gill James
A. Fall Eligibility Report – Mike Ritch, Sea-King Eligibility
a. Mike handed out the report he files with WIAA to indicate the schools appealing, the eligibility decisions, and the WIAA appeal result.
b. There appears to be a lot of movement within the district between schools.
c. There appears to be an increase in the number of requests for a fifth year of eligibility.
d. Gill clarified the definition of “legally separated” as that, which requires court/legal paperwork.
e. Mike reviewed several cases for the board and suggested that leagues go over the handbook put out by the WIAA on eligibility
f. District 2 is being overturned on cases by WIAA on a more frequent basis this year. In each case, the athlete and parent came to the WIAA with additional information.
g. Mike reminded the board how grateful he is for those who volunteer to be on our eligibility boards. We are fortunate to have such dedicated, willing people to participate on our boards.
B. 3 Person Mechanics - Matt Mason, WOA. Matt wanted the board to know how 3 person mechanics was going to operate this year. SPSL and Kingco 3A have committed to 3-person. The association will attempt to fill any other leagues who wish 3-person as those requests come in. The officials will continue to make every effort to assign the best officials to the best contests. John Wiley emphasized that he hopes that the A’s and B’s will also get some of the better officials rather than always being the last assigned.
a. It was moved to use 3-person mechanics for the SeaKing District 3A tournament for a one year experiment. M/S/P. Craig Olson will work out details with the associations and with Metro and Kingco.
E. Proposed Amendment to Rules and Regs
a. A committee of Metro and Kingco 3A athletic directors will begin meeting to discuss relevant issues to both leagues.
b. Move to table the handbook change until after this committee meets. M/S/P to table. It will be brought back on or before the February Board Meeting.
F. 2004-2005 Sea-King Dist. 2 Committees
G. 2004-2005 Sea-King Dist. 2 Annual Goals
a. WIAA Hall of Fame. Sea-King should have a discussion in late spring or early fall to discuss possible candidates for the Hall of Fame. Then we could assign a member to follow up with paperwork. This will be placed on the MAY board agenda.
b. Improve relationships between Metro and Kingco 3A through better communication.
H. Review Fall Tournament/Play-Off Status
I. Winter District Tournament Dates, Sites & Managers
a. Marilyn asked the reps to report to us who will be running the winter tournaments
b. Board members went over the managers from their leagues
c. Marilyn went over the wrestling regional sites with the board. WIAA is looking for district 2 schools to host. Craig will check on Liberty for 3A. Brent will check with Frank Naish at Inglemoor.
J. Proposed Amendments for Rep. Assembly
a. Mark Cullen may present an amendment about the 50 mile radius for private schools and the coaching of high school and middle school athletes.
b. Possible amendment to mandate 2-person mechanics for basketball.
c. Possible amendment to come up with a percentage requirement (rather than a number of schools) to determine the size of a classification’s state tournament.
d. Several classification amendments will be coming from various parts of the state.
e. There may be an amendment to extend the volleyball season to 20 contests.
f. There may be an amendment to require middle school coaches to fulfill the same coaching standards requirements as high school coaches.
K. Submit Amendments for Spring
Rep. Assembly – Reminder – December!
7. Sea-King District 2 Executive Secretary Report:
Web Site – www.wiaa.com/dist2/.
8. Other Business-Agenda Items for Monday, November 29, 2004-3:30PM Bellevue ESC
A. Fall District Tournament/Play-Off Financial Report
9. The Executive Board meeting was adjourned at 5:31 PM.