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GYF TouchDown Club Meeting Minutes


7:00 pm – 8:02 pm

GHS room #102 D


Paula Jean Burns, Paula Downer, Paula Eldridge, Amy Bradley, Michele Robertino, Sebastian Derda, Karen Chiaia


Agenda item:

Coaching update/Coach’s Corner


Paula Downer

Discussion:          We have a Head Coach and a coaching staff!

Coach’s Corner:                                                                                    Presenter:      

06/20: Hand Camp – JV/Varsity only invited to camp, 4 – ½ days ($80/player)

  • 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Tu, Wed, Th,
  • 7:00 am – 9:30 am, Friday

06/26: Yale Camp – 4 days – bus to/from camp ($180/player)

Break for holiday week

07/10: Schedule begins

07/10 – 08/07: Hand passing league ($250/team; cost is then divided by # of players attending)

08/19: Official schedule begins

09/01: 1st scrimmage, home, against Lyman Hall

09/08: 1st game, home, against Branford

09/19: Pre-season begins


Summer conditioning – likely will be in the evenings


Agenda item:

Treasurers Report



Amy Bradley


Savings Account:   $     520.43

Checking Account: $  8,165.57

QuickBooks fee:     $      10.10/month


May Meeting Minutes: Approved


New Business Items:

Financial Obligation/Buy-out: by 09/01/17

Pay by 06/01/17: $200



Intro page

Fundraising info

Ad book info

Nurse’s form

Emergency contact

Impact testing requirements


Mandatory parent meeting? Coordinate with Spring training.


Car Wash: Palumbo’s on Saturdays: need all volunteers

2nd event, 06/24/17


Scholarship –$500; paid to Zach Conover


Ad book – push for buy-out

07/01/17 kick-off

08/01/17 completion

Staples or Vista Print

$  25 – ¼ page, business card

$  50 – ½ page

$100 –full


Order 100 ad books to hand out


Fundraising – magnets, key chains

Restaurant: Tip-A-Player? Suggestions: Sweet Frog, Naples, Brownstone

Adult social/dance party: 08/25 or 08/26

  • Wall of Wine
  • Raffle items/fundraising


Agenda item:

New Business





Snack Shack – need to clean up and complete an inventory; we’ll pick a date after school ends

Offer volunteer hours for students to help participate in clean up, painting, repairs


Swag Wear – order t-shirts

The Seniors/Captains pick the logo or statement for the shirt


Youth Night/Team Spirit – in September

Pink Night – in October (10/13)

Senior Night – in November:

Bassick (11/03)

Jonathan Law (11/10)


Next meeting: July 11, 2017