Northeast Texas Coalition Tennis Association

Meeting Minutes from October 5, 2015
(Modified: October 6, 2015, spelling 2017/8/30)

Present were: Andrea B, Daryl B, Edward K, Alex L,Meg R
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  1. 6:30 Meeting called to order followed by discussion, catch-up, and introductions

  2. Standing Items:

    1. Review agenda & plan meeting

    2. 6:50 Tennis Tip: UTAH-H:  Unit Turn All Hands - High
      Past Tips: TBT, LDIRS, BLUR, Push the car, Count steps, Slam the door

    3. Discussion of local CTA's. What would it take to get TCTA like Longview CTA

    4. 7:12 Approve minutes from previous meeting

    5. 7:13 Treasurer's report and financial review

    6. 7:18 League reviews: USTA adult & JTT <HL> Adult Stats and JTT Stats

      1. Discussed participation and proposed changes for 2016.
        No major calendar changes.

      2. Discussion on changing Adult league fees to $25. Agreement that $25 is a fair rate, a low rate for leagues in Texas, and would have no impact on league participation rates. Sounds good - no vote.

      3. Motion carried to supply JTT team captains / moms with appreciation gifts (not to exceed $300)

    7. Report from USTA YES (trainings, happenings, ....

    8. 7:30 18+ Mixed Doubles Texas Sectionals on Oct. 2-4, 2015 went great!

    9. CDW Oct. 16-18, Hill Country Hyatt, San Antonio: Andrea will attend

    10. Coaches & Pros Association - status, news...

    11. 1st Aces Youth Events - <HL> status news ...

    12. Recruitment of and  succession planning for officers and board
      (let's establish timeline(s) for filling and replacing officer positions)

      1. Communications VP - rolls and responsibilities

      2. Candidates for Adult League Coordinator Liaison

      3. Candidates for JTT Coordinator Liaison

  3. Old Business

    1. Ike Anders has accepted the position of  Youth Engagement Coordinator [YEC]

      1. Salary set at $1,000 / month for 1 year. Oct. 15, 2015 - Oct 14, 2016

      2. USTA-TX has approved his appointment and will help create a working agreement. Has met with Andrea already.

    2. 7:50 TCTA Annual Meeting

  4. New Business

    1. Mail Received:

      1. 8/26 Emails back and forth between Todd, Daryl and Edward re: YEC including 9/18 deadline for hiring and USTA-TX will reimburse YEC $500 for attending CDW.

      2. 10/1 Christina resigns in lieu of Meg joining the officers

  5. Ending Items:

    1. 7:55 Next meeting is January 19 at Cascades for a dinner / snacks and Red Ball / Short Court fun time. This will be our 2015 Annual General Meeting.

    2. 8:05 Meeting Adjourned