SUFFOLK WRESTLING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION, INC.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
January 14, 2010
Executive Board Meeting
Meeting called to order at 7:10 PM by President L. Barone
proposed changes to SCWOA Policy Manual presented by R. Scott. The
updates are suggested changes to current policy where necessary to improve
effectiveness, clarity, and interpretation regarding tournament protocol,
mentoring junior officials, and ethical standards. The document is not
finalized and is a work in progress for future implementation and
improved training procedures presented by M. Whitcomb to facilitate
enhanced learning and clarification when confronted with critical
General Membership Meeting
Meeting called to order at 8:10 PM by President L. Barone
scheduled for Wednesday 1/20/10 is changed
to Thursday 1/21/10.
Please do not
call Section XI regarding your availability. Section XI already has your
availability and has requested that calls only be received for turnbacks
or updates if your availability has changed.
Schedules are done based on submitted availability and fair distribution
among all members. If you are not working on a particular day that you
were available, Section XI may have not scheduled you intentionally to
allow for fair distribution of assignments to other available officials.
to conduct themselves professionally and in a sportsmanlike manner.
Comments by a coach or other team member must be handled in an appropriate
manner. Negative comments or responses to a coach will not be tolerated.
Unsportsmanlike against coaches or wrestlers must be handled swiftly and
correctly. Reports of such action must be documented and submitted to
removed are also suspended from next scheduled meet.
be seated on bench with team for dual meets. They may also walk behind
bench. Review during pre-meet inspection or on mat with captains/coaches.
update is in process and under review. Please see comments above from EB
Tournaments are 2/6/10. Availability requests will be made in the coming
Tournament is 2/12 and 2/13/10:
D1 is at
Stony Brook and D2 is at Center Moriches.
2/12 is an
early start/late finish – expect 12 – 15 hours.
end by 12:00 PM at D1 on 2/13.
Availability requests will be made in the coming weeks.
Secretary Announcements: by George Wissman
submitted for January 14. Current Balance is $5,707.77
have paid dues.
Members must attend at least 5 meetings to remain in good standing.
Please see me if you are concerned regarding the number of meetings you
Rule Interpretations: by John Truscello
Communicable Skin Condition: Coach must present
documentation(August 2009 form) at the time the wrestler weighs in for
either duals or tournaments. If referee does not conduct weigh-in, then
documentation must be presented at pre-meet inspection of wrestlers.
Referee’s position: Set knees, waist, hand. Give verbal “set”
command before whistle.
Meeting Adjourned at 9:40 PM