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Aston Valley Baseball Meeting Minutes

General Membership Meeting

 

 

Date:

3/20/2017

Present:

Anthony Marusco, Jason Hickman, Steve Chapman, Mark Gauzza, Bob Weeks, Vicki Hittle, Fran Miles, Jim Buggy, Laura Brooks, John Howe, Amy Grady, Dan Campbell,

Todd Kirk, Joe Hart, Bob Chambers, Jim Johnston, Tony Diorisio, Rich Keller, Steve Abate, Scott Sexton, Brian Morris, Jon Dalton, Chuck Taylor, Ron Corrento, Vicki Lovecchio, Lisa Jennings, John Mancinelli, Tom Wood, Amanda Doyle, Denny Anastasia, Dave Durbano, Mike Cimabue, Ryan Smith, Cory Sheridan, Mike McDermond, Steve Downs,

Called to Order:

8:33 PM

Minutes:

 

Motion to approve:

Second:




Treasurer’s Report - Fran Miles

Regular checking account 34,905.95

Capital account 3975.94

Fundraising- 101.11

 

New Business: None

Motion to approve:Bernie

Second:Vicki Hittle

 

 

LEAGUE REPORTS

 

Teeners-John Howe

Saturday is field maintenance day.  There is a lot to do at the concession stand.


Playing BYC twice a week.


Practice and Team schedules are out.




 

Majors-Bernie Seasock

No practicing outside, yet.


March 10 the schedule was sent out.  Some teams have been out at maple zone, etc.  Game schedule will be out this week.  Three games a week.  Games with Brookhaven.


Coaches Clinic Sunday March 26, 6:00-9:00 at the Community Center.  


Major coaches meeting after this meeting.

 

Minors- Bob Weeks

77 players signed up

15 game schedules

Teams will be playing Brookhaven.


Minor field finally does not have snow on it.  


All Coaches have keys except Ralph who is not here.




 

Rookies-Dan Campbell

87 player

8 teams

2 late sign ups

We had 10 kids who moved over the winter/area.

Practice schedule has been sent out.  

Game schedule will be sent out soon.


Coaches clinic  March 26, 2017 from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm at Community Center.

 

Teeball- Vicki Hittle

95 kids total



12-13 for t ball

8-9 for super rookies


Working out days for clinics


Coaches clinic on Sunday for all coaches

 

Equipment Manager-Jason Hickman

Uniforms have been ordered.  If you have a very late sign up.  Parent will have to bring Jersey and hat to the MVP.  Ordered heavy control balls.  New Tees.  Put all equipment back after using them in the cages.  

 

Parents Auxiliary- Laura Brooks

Sending email soon.  


Need team mom information

Look out for email about Opening Day,

 

Field Maintenance-Steve Chapman

Henry Hittle bought portable pitching mounds.  Not level.  Fields are a mess. They are off limits until at least Saturday.  Need the water turned on for Saturday.  Need keys see your commissioner.  


Coaches Clinic this Sunday from 6:00-9:00 PM


Ridley Excavating will hopefully starting next Monday for the Minor Field renovations.  

 

Player Agent- Jim Buggy

Total amount 372.  Last year 407   Down about 8.5%.  Lost last years 12’s. Everyone is assigned.  Rookie schedule should be done in about 3 days.

 

Rules- Mark Gauzza

Still looking for umpires that are 13 years old and up.  Meeting at 3:00 at Weir Park.  If interested email rules@avbl.or

 

 

PRESIDENT’S REPORTS



President’s Report - Anthony Marusco






OLD BUSINESS


This weekend at Neumann University on Saturday, March 25 at noon.  There will be a double header at against Gwynedd Mercy.


Kids will go on the field.

Kids in dugouts.

Concession Stand that Aston Valley will be running.

Let kids watch the game from behind the home plate.


Aston Valley will be very well represented.



April 1 at Weir Park is Field Maintenance.

Starting at 9:00


April 8 Opening Day Parade.  Starting at 8:30


Phillies-Rookies

White Sox-Minors

Dodgers-Majors



Trucks at Community Center at 7:30 AM

Please have kids there and ready at 7:30


Wawa will be there giving coffee to those at the



May 1, 2017  Golf Outing


April 23, 2017 Blue Rocks Game


May 20, 2017 is our beef and beverage.  


Coaches Clinic Sunday March 26, 2017 from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm  All new Coaches it is mandatory and all coaches are welcome.  


Thank Henry Hittle for building two pitching mounds.  Turned out hitting tunnels into pitching tunnels as well.  











 
 

 

NEW BUSINESS

Are we putting lights in the tunnels?  We are looking for a company to sponsor the lights.  It would be there for a benefit, but they will not be allowed to keep the lights on after 9:00 PM.  


Judge Holefelder is willing to do the homerun tickets again.  As soon as Joe Hart gets them Joe will give to someone on the board.  

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS



 

Adjourned:

Motion By:

Second:

9:00 PM

Steve Chapman

Jason Hickman