Spring Youth Wrestling Coaches Meeting 7/06/17 @ Otter Valley

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Spring Youth Wrestling Coaches Meeting 7/06/17 @ Otter Valley
The Spring youth wrestling coaches meeting was held at Otter Valley. Kudos to Chris Isham for running a smooth and concise meeting. Meeting format was Get in, get it done, have a little fun, get out…….
with a little pizza thrown in.
Teams present: Essex, Milton, Mte Abe, Vergennes, St.Johnsbury, Fair Haven, Springfield, Ottervalley, Barre, Hurricanes, Middlebury, Williston, Vermont Wrestler
Review of last season:
Keeping up on skin checks
Discussion on scheduled tourney fees of $ 10 per tourney and $ 15 for State finals
  • Assigned tourney cost
  • Medical trainer cost now
  • Re- evaluate fee’s at October meeting
Tourney season for youth is March to mid April. With 5 regular tourneys then a state final
Tentative tourney Schedule:
Feb 10th   New England Qualifier @ Milton?
Out of season March 3rd @ Springfield
Youth New Englands March 10-11th
 In season
March 10th @ Barre/OtterValley
March 17th @ Vergennes/Rail City
March 24th @ Colchester/ Mte Abe?/ Bennington
March 31st @ Middlebury/ St Johnsbury?
April 7th @NEK/ Fair Haven
April 14th 3-6th grade States @ Essex
Out of season
April 21st k-2 @ St Johnsbury
Uniform change discussed: Compression Style fit
                 • Hopefully we will have more info/definition of uniform at fall meeting.  
New HS rules of out of bounds:
We voted on out of bounds rule and unanimously passed.
                 •We will continue our tradional use of out of bound for safety and fairness
Season Change discussion and there will be no change in the season as there is no infrastructure to support changing the youth season.
Just a Reminder you need USA Cards for all in out of state tournaments.

Presentation by Steve from Vt Wrestler and how to utilize the site and help promote Vt
wrestling. If you want info on camps, clubs and tourneys this site has the information.   Recommend to all teams and parents. 

All teams have their own section in the forum in the “Youth Wrestling” category. You need to sign up to post in the forum. Reminder to all coaches to urge their ‘wrestling community’ to register for Vermont Wrestler so they can be contacted by email.


Next Meeting will be at Castleton October 22nd  time TBA
Please confirm you tourney dates by thenConcussion training certificate for coaches on the vpa website, we should all send a
copy of completion to Lori to be kept in a file
Spring Youth Wrestling Coaches Meeting
Vermont Wrestler 

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