Business meeting: President Richard Taverano welcomed
introduced the additional elected officers Jim Reason (Duluth) Vice
President, Terry Blish (Marist) Secretary/Treasurer, and Pete Higgins
(Westminster) Training Director.
Treasurer's Report: Terry Blish gave the Treasurer's
Old business: A discussion of the State Meet was
held. There seems to be much interest in moving the 5A State Meet
Georgia Tech. All-State certificates were available for the
New business: As a follow-up on the State Meet
discussion, it was decided to propose to the GHSA that divers
entered by their coaches on the web site similar to the swimmers.
The GHSA would then have one week to either accept or reject the
entry. There was agreement to ask that the qualifiers go to 10
places for both the championship and consolation finals where the
will allow for 10 lanes. There was discussion for moving the
swimming season to the fall. It was decided to survey the schools
with swimming programs throughout the state for their input on
question. No clear cut decision on this question was made at our
meeting. Discussion was had on having clinics/forums on subjects
interest from the membership. Possible subjects mentioned were:
Booster Clubs, a time line for the entire season, technology
diving, and equipment/personnel needed for hosting a meet.
These clinics/forums will be tied in with our Fall 2007 meeting.
Election of President amd Secretary-Treasurer:
(North Cobb) was reelected President and Terry Blish
(Marist) was reelected to serve another term
as our Secretary-Treasurer.
High Scoring Teams: The high scoring teams in the
A-AA-AAA-AAAA 2007 State Meet were announced.
Coach-of-the-Year: Colin Maloney (Northview) was
for the 5A Girls, while Jack Gayle and Eric Brown
(Parkview) were elected as co 5A Boys Coaches. In the
1-4A Schools Terry Blish (Marist) was elected as Girl's
and Pete Higgins (Westminster) was elected as the Boy's
Congratulations to these fine coaches.
Swimmer-of-the-Year: 5A Girls is Kristen Redmond
(Centennial) and Michael Arnold (Kennesaw Mountain) for the
5A Boys. In
the 1-4A Girls Kathleen Hersey (Marist) and Peter Benner
(Benedictine) for the 1-4A Boys.
Fall Meeting: The Fall GHSSCA meeting will be hosted
Westminster Schools on September 15, 2007 at 10:00 am. It is our
to have a GHSA Rules Clinic at 9:00 am.