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GHS TouchDown Club Meeting Minutes

February 13, 2018

7:00 pm – 8:03 pm

GHS, room D110


Paula Downer, Paula Eldridge, Amy Bradley, Barb Tartagni, Isamir Martinez, Sebastian Derda


Agenda item:

Coaching update/Coach’s Corner


Paula Downer

Discussion:          TDC agreed to sponsor second coaching position ($4,252); check would be payable in November, 2018.  Coach is considering someone to come onboard in a different capacity.  Candidate is going through the interview process at this time.              

Coach’s Corner: Posting process for second coaching position closes on 02/14/18; it will fill Frank Ralston’s role, who is not returning. 

Workouts:             Ciro committed through 02/22/18

Agenda item:

Treasurers Report



Amy Bradley


Savings Account

 $        1,020.43

Checking Account

 $        7,889.50





No checks are outstanding and all invoices are paid            

Agenda item:

Outstanding/New Business





Outstanding Business:  None

New Business:               

Hudl package $1599 (plus Hudl Assist, $1000 – due 08/08/18)

Yale Camp     $4800 ($200/family)

               Date: week of 06/25/18, Mon-Th

Hand Camp   $1760  ($ 75/family)

               Date: week of 06/18/18, Mon-Fri

No Spring football

Pre-season: 08/13/18

Lineman Challenge – nothing lined up yet

Freshmen class rep: no one has volunteered and we haven’t received a parent list yet


Fundraising opportunities:

Car wash dates: 04/28/18, 06/23/18

Centro’s Restaurant: 03/05/18, they are donating 25% of sales to TDC

Spirit Ware: Amy will contact GYL; Paula Downer will call Chris Jankura

Fired Up: Paula Eldridge to organize a paint night event

Neck ties w/new logo, flip-flops, design a new t-shirt?

Concession Stand: only four home games

Guilford Football Alumni FB page: Paula Eldridge to draft sponsorship request and post to page; Paula Downer to get admin info from Paula Burns and then a list of alumni from Jake Jarvis


Community service hours: seek volunteers from HS to participate in Ad book creation; Paula Downer to contact Tammy Lizotte


Pasta dinners: Paula Burns to coordinate; 4 home games, each sponsored by freshmen, sophomore, juniors, seniors

Ad book: Christine Nizolek volunteered to participate but no one has agreed to chair the project; also needs one rep from each class

Buy-out options: Set up online store, payment plan as soon as school ends this year


January Meeting Minutes:         Approved

Next meeting:                            March 13, 2018