Rules Clinic: David Neville conducted a Rules Clinic for
first hour on the meeting.
Business meeting: President Rick Creed welcomed everyone
introduced the additional elected officers Richard Tavernaro (North
President, Terry Blish (Marist) Secretary/Treasurer, and Pete Higgins
(Westminster) Training Director
Treasurer's Report: Terry Blish gave the Treasurer's
He stated that we have depleted our reserve and are starting this year
only $37.00 in the bank. Both Terry Blish and Rick Creed spoke to the
question of everyone joining and paying either the individual dues of
or the total school staff dues of $40.00.
Old Business: Rick Creed went over the State Meet format
changes for the 2002-2003 season. He stated that the time standards
both meets will remain the same as last year.
Wed., Feb. 12
Thurs., Feb. 13
Fri., Feb. 14
Sat., Feb. 15
Sat., Feb. 15
Membership dues: Rick Creed cited the many reasons for
joining GHSSCA and how our monies are allocated.
New coaches: Both coaches for new school programs and
community coaches were encourage to contact other coaches in their
area and to
use the GHSSCA web site for gaining helpful information for the
Newspaper publicity: Jan Allen (Westminster) was
introduced as our point person and resource person for better
coverage with the Atlanta paper.
Zone structure: Richard Tavernaro went over our seven
throughout the state and indentified the counties in each of the
In an effort to improve our communication throughout the state we will
GHSSCA web site: Pete Higgins asked for suggestions on
improvements that can be made to our web site.
State Meet verification process: Franke Marsden gave a
thorough demonstration on the use of Team Manager II Lite for
performances for the state meets.
Handicapped swimmers and divers: Rick Creed led this
discussion. After much discussion the following motions was passed:
That any decision by the Georgia High School Association to not abide
set forth in the National Federation Rule Book governing a sport
presented to and studied by the appropriate GHSA sports committee and
officials committee pertaining to the conduct of the sport in
This will be presented to the GHSA.
Spring meeting: The GHSSCA spring meeting is scheduled for
March 15, 2003 at Marist at 9:00 a.m.