Northeast Texas Coalition Tennis Association
Officers Meeting March 4, 2019 Minutes
(Modified: March 5, 2019)

Present were: Andrea B, Laura G, Edward K, Deb M, Meg R
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  1. 11:30 Meeting was called to order

  2. Standing Items:

    1. Review agenda & plan meeting

      1. no word on Capacity Building grant application

      2. Karen and Edward to respond to Mark R re: YEC inquiry

    2. Approve minutes from previous meeting

    3. Treasurer's report and financial review <HL> Actuals through 2018 + budget

    4. PR officer report and reports from other officers

    5. League reviews: USTA adult & JTT <HL> Adult Stats and JTT Stats

      1. Captains Shirts are "A Big Hit" was unanimous consent. $1,200 so far. Budget is $5,000 or less for year

      2. Have tried Saturday leagues before with little success

      3. Meg  Andrea and interested others, Daryl? will meet to discuss having leagues that have been starting in January start about a month later. 

      4. Report on leagues participation: 55+ up from 17 teams to 25 teams. Some smaller changes in other leagues

      5. Change our Local League Rules #5.7 to have temperature or wind chill limit set at 40f. ( was 40f and 32f)

      6. 12:02 JTT Will reported by text, "Not the biggest year ever and teams in most divisions."

    6. Report from USTA TSR (YES)  (trainings, happenings, ....

      1. Facilities Grants have increased substantially (<HL> fliers)

      2. Social Tennis Grants are available (<HL> fliers)

      3. Junior National Track changing next year (No more Champs & Super-Champs)

      4. Replacement hired to replace Alex. Experienced USTA employee on board shortly. <HL> USTA-Texas Staff
        Edward will send welcome and TSR for NETX please.

      5. 12:28 discussion on adult league changes, pickle ball and UTR

  3. Old Business

    1. Edward created calendar tab with East Texas Calendar. Filling in as info is available.

    2. Banner looks great! Agree to sponsor Hope Open at $1,000 level. 

  4. Ending Items:

    1. Next meeting is May 6th at 11:30

    2. 12:42 Meeting Adjourned