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Southwest District Athletic Board
April 15-16, 2016, Minutes
Roll Call: Doug Foote, Vice-President, Pat
McBride, Andy Bixler, Tim Cook, Dave Dilbone, John Kronour, Joy Manning,
Jonas Smith, Bob Huelsman, Treasurer, Dale Creamer, Secretary. Scott
Kaufman absent due to family obligations.
Moved by Smith and seconded by Dilbone to approve
minutes from March 2, 2016 meeting.
Motion passed 8-0.
Cert of Deposit - Durkle
Cert. of Deposit - SWDAB
Cert. of Deposit - Rossi/Denney
Max Saver – Rossi/Denney
Max Saver SWDAB
Checking Account Fifth Third
Max Saver School Bonuses – 2016
Max Saver – Scholarships – 2016
Max Saver – Contingency Fund
Summer Conference – 2018
Moved by Kronour and seconded by Manning to
approve the financial report.
Motion passed 8-0.
1. Winter tournament update
- Gymnastics tournament lost $4,482.84
- Bowling tournament made $5,132.20
- Swimming tournament lost $28,867.30
- Wrestling tournament made $5,185.00
- Basketball tournament incomplete, waiting on reports
2. Track official pay. New Richmond has one
additional district meet, AA Boys
3. Finance Committee update
4. Hosting reward
5. Scholarships for 2016. Moved by Kronour and
seconded by Manning that the Southwest District Athletic Board give the
same number of scholarships that were given last year and each
scholarship would be increased by $250.00. The State will award six (6),
$1,000.00 scholarships and one (1) minority scholarship amounting to
$1,000.00 as well. Motion passed 8-0.
STATE BOARD REPORT – MR. JONAS SMITH
Golf match play will be permitted in 2016
Four regions in Division I Football
Football playoffs: Friday night, Divisions 1, 2, 4, 6; Saturday
night, Divisions 3, 5, 7. Division I finals will play on Saturday
Discussion about middle school regulation
State office is to be notified in writing when a school does not
show up for tournament competition.
Arbiter pay instituted in Volleyball tournaments
Competitive Balance is being worked on at this time
Letter shared from Blanchester sharing concerns about their
Girls and Boys Track teams scheduled at two different sites. No action
taken. Mr. Foote called Mr. Pennix and explained why this happened.
Tournament officiating proposal. Process will be advertised and
promoted. Interviews will be conducted and assigners hired by June
Reviewed Media and Friend of Athletics Programs. Well attended
and appreciated by all.
National Anthem. Best year yet.
Former Board dinner, Saturday, April 16, 2016. Thirty-seven (37)
registered. Format for evening planned.
Board composition for 2016-2017 was discussed.
ACT testing. Once ACT testing on October 22, 2016, is
established, matches for volleyball can play on October 15, 2016, at
Fall managers and sites were approved. Motion by Bixler and
seconded by McBride to approve as presented. Motion passed 8-0.
Official evaluation process. Dr. Kronour will share in future
Secretary / Treasurer evaluation. Mr. Kaufman will soon
2016-2017 Calendar. Mr. Creamer will develop a proposed calendar
for board evaluation.
COACHING REPRESENTATIVE MEETINGS
Gary Wise, Beavercreek High School
AJ Bey, Versailles High School
Chris Switzer, Loveland High School
- All Division I sites were good.
- Request to distribute a survey in Division I schools to solicit
interest in a super draw.
- Possible rotation of schools going to other districts in Division
- Sectional seeding based on record from preceding year is not good.
- Dress code for coaches and athletes on award stand.
Robin Wilson, Seven Hills High School
Rob Dever, Troy High School
- Post Oil Pattern in advance of Sectional and District
- Allow seeding across the entire District.
- Generate more revenue at Sectional and District tournaments.
Kris Spriggs, Kenton Ridge High School
Scott Kerr, Purcell Marian High School
- Any thought given to highest seeded team hosting in first two
- School administrator working as an official and doing a game
involving a school in his conference and county.
No items to share.
No representatives present.
May 1 Seed meetings, 2:00 p.m.
May 7 – 14 Baseball and Softball Sectionals
May 16 – 21 Tennis, Softball, and Baseball Districts
May 27 – 28 Tennis State Championships
June 2 – 4 State Championships, Track,
June 12 – 14 All Boards Conference
June 20 SWDAB Work Day
June 21 SWDAB Scholarship Banquet, Dayton
Marriott, 6:30 p.m.