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GHS Touchdown Club meeting Minutes

June 11, 2019

Time Start: 6:06 pm | Time End: 7:00 pm  

In Attendance

Board Members: Barbara Tartagni, Amy Bradley, Karen Chiaia, Paula Eldridge

Volunteers/Guests: Anthony Salvati, Joe Simione, Todd Rose

Coaching Update

Low turnout at Senior equipment handout; these boys will need to make their own arrangements to get this equipment and have to use it for the summer camps

Coach to meet with Jake on Thursday, 06/13/19, to discuss missing jerseys, helmets sizing (XL)

Approximately 35 Varsity kids from last season are signed up

Approximately 15-8th graders attended the Coach’s meeting at Adams and showed interest in playing

Rob Mangino has expressed interest in assisting to bring awareness of football to his clientele; the staff will meet with him to discuss speed/agility needs for the team to be all on the same page for summer training

Hold off on parent meeting until August

Activities communicated via Hudl for players to sign up for:

Northeast Showcase = $140 per player, register individually

Southern Camp = new option for a training option, 07/08 – 07/11

  • Cheaper
  • Closer to home
  • Better hours
  • Offensive Line Challenge, 07/27

Requesting players to volunteer at Guilford Youth Football Camp on 07/15, 07/17, 07/18, 07/22, 07/24, 07/25, and the boys will get community service hours; Coach will reach out to Rance Hillier to coordinate

Lift-a-Thon, 08/03 (need to add an insurance rider on to our plan for this event), 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, bring the grill down from the concession stand, have hotdogs, etc.

Treasurer’s Report     

Savings Account

$          520.43    

Checking Account

$       4,396.83

$ 1,325 profit from the May car wash

$   259 profit from The Guilford Mooring Meet the Coach event


Pasta Dinners: Committee Chair – Paula Burns

Will host 5 events, one by each class and one by the TDC

09/19/19 (SR), 10/03/19 (JR), 10/17/19 (SOPH), 10/31/19 (TDC), 11/14/19 (FR)

Senior Banquet: Committee Chair – Paula Eldridge

01/13/20 @ The Woodwinds


Advertising Yearbook: Committee Chair – Paula Eldridge

Kick-off campaign in June (work to be done on the website and communications letter to families)

Next Car Wash

  • August 10th

Business Items

Pending: Request to Misenti and Jarvis to remove Hand as the Thanksgiving opponent for the 2020 season

New Business

Approval of Prior Month’s Meeting Minutes and Date of Next Board Meeting

The meeting minutes from APRIL were read and approved

Next meeting: July 16, 2019, 6:00 pm, Guilford Community Center

2019 Varsity Football Game Schedule

week 1             9/13 @ Branford

week 2             9/20 Home - Hartford

week 3             9/27 @ Avon

week 4             10/4 Home East Haven         Pink/Breast Cancer Awareness

week 5             10/11 Bye Week

week 6             10/18 Home Lyman Hall     Youth Football Night

week 7             10/25 @ Musuk Monroe

week 8             11/1 Home Foran                Senior Night

week 9             11/8 @ Wilbur Cross

week 10           11/15 Home Bassik

week 11           11/22 Bye Week                   Senior Family Night?

week 12           11/27 Home Hand