November, 2015

East Hanover Soccer Meeting – Minutes from the 11/10/15 Meeting

  • Attendees
    • Board:   Gino Circilli, Marco M, Fernando O, Gino Casteneda, Chris T., Paul P., Andy L
      • Board Not in attendance:              JP Viegas, Joe Peluso, Danielle Rubinetti
    • Coaches/Parents:  Mike Dechiara, Matt Kenny, Stu Minkowitz, Angelo D’Alessio, Kim DiLauri, Patrick O’Conner
  • Minutes
    • Meeting called to order at 8:24 PM and President’s Report provided by Gino Circilli   
    • Overall feeling was that season went well
  • For next year, want to reach out to Rec Dir at Florham Park to see if there is interest
    • Having their younger kids come play in our league if they don't have a league for younger kids rather than waiting to 6th grade and above like in past years.
  • Discussed that the last meeting held in October, trying to get new coaches, was very lightly attended
    • With the younger groups, need a minimum of 2 coaches
  • Suggestion to do email blast to parents about importance of needing coaches
    • Many coaches had more than 1 team
  • Discussed incentives to get more coaches
    • Offer free Rutgers course (league pays for instructor in EH)
    • Discount on Registration for their child
    • Request to have coaches/players shake the referees hand after game
  • Referee Status (Chris Tate)
    • Thought that year went well.  Overall feedback from coaches was very positive
    • Sponsorship Status (Fernando Oliveria)
    • Still a few outstanding sponsor payments.  Going to collect this week
    • Had 7 extra sponsors this year
    • Each travel team will receive a pop-up canopy
  • Jimmy John’s will be sponsoring a U10 Boys – Team picked at random
    • Sponsor plaques are in and will be distributed next year
  • VP Status (Fernando Oliveria)
    • 4 Ratings Forms are outstanding, but those coaches have been contacted
      • Solicitation for coaches - Will send email blasts in off-season
    • Need to re-inforce to coaches the sportsmanship in score.  Do not run-up score
    • TGIF event
      • Don’t have funds yet, but very successful based on attendance
  • Treasurer (Marco Martiere)
    • Still have payments for Trainers (last payment), trophies, referees
    • Payments for NJYS was made
    • Account should still have good reserve after all bills are paid   
  • CTO Report (Andy Liebhauser)
    • Looking to address rules for site by Demosphere
  • Paul Prestia
    • Good season
    • Will be stepping down from Director of EH Board
  • Equipment
    • Not many coaches returned the equipment
    • Will coordinate with Joe Peluso on date\time for drop-offs
  • Travel Director (Gino Casteneda)
    • U11 Girls won their flight
    • 4-5 more teams are in for Flight championship
    • About 2 games left
    • Want to get more teams, especially boys
  • Slate of Officers for 2016
  • Nominating Committee was Mike DeChiara, Marco M and Fernando O
    • Gino Circilli – President
      • Mike Dechiara 2nd
      • Accepted
    • Angelo D’Alessio - VP             
      • Stu M 2nd
      • Accepted
    • Marco Martiere - Treasurer
      • Gino Casteneda 2nd
      • Accepted
    • Fernando Oliveira – Director
      • Patrick O 2nd
      • Accepted
    • Gino Casteneda – Director of Travel
      • Angelo D’Alessio 2nd
      • Accepted
    • JP Viegas – Director of Uniforms
      • Fernando O 2nd
      • Note:            Acceptance was done by note submitted and read by attendee on their behalf
      • Accepted
    • Joe Peluso - Director of Equipment
      • Matt Kenny – 2nd
      • Note:            Acceptance was done by note submitted and read by attendee on their behalf
      • Accepted


  • Andy Liebhauser – CTO
    • Angelo D’Alessio 2nd
  • Chris Tate
  • Andy L 2nd
  • Accepted
    • Paul Prestia – Recording Secretary
      • Andy L 2nd
      • Accepted
  • Reminder that next meeting is scheduled for 12/1/15 @ 8:15 at Rec Center

Meeting Closed at 9:30 PM        


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