SUFFOLK WRESTLING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION, INC.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
January 21, 2010
Executive Board Meeting
Meeting called to order at 7:15 PM by President L. Barone
Board Members Present: C. Smith, R. Boscarino, R. Scott, G. Mazzola,
Discussed follow up regarding Phil Schlitz issue. L. Barone to send
letter to Section XI stating that Mr. Schlitz is on probation and that the
Board will re-evaluate at the end of the season after ratings are obtained
to determine if further action is required.
Discussed the vacant board position involving replacement of Bill
Fitzgerald. Agreed to keep Roy Scott. Also – Position being vacated by
Greg Mazzola due to new amendment regarding 10+ years of service. Board
to recommend Ryan Boccard as replacement.
Discussion of new general policies being prepared. Roy Scott to make
minor adjustments and present to general membership. Final copy to be
sent to website within the week.
Exec. Board meeting adjourned at 8:00 PM
General Membership Meeting
Meeting called to order at 8:12 PM by President L. Barone
Contacting Section XI, turnbacks: General statement regarding contacting
Section XI if anyone has any scheduling issues. No major concerns were
JH Schedules – Starts 2/22/10: The JH schedule is complete and will be
reviewed. Official schedules will be posted next week. First year will
get priority, followed by 2nd year officials. Any remaining
openings will be offered to and filled by other members.
School Facilities: Any schools that do not provide appropriate showering
facilities should be reported to Len Barone. Special note was made
regarding inadequacy at Smithtown West and the notification of Section XI,
especially since the league tournament will be held there.
Unsportsmanlike Conduct Reports – coaches, wrestlers: Officials must
notify Section XI immediately. It was noted that a PatMed wrestler made
contact with an official and was suspended for the remainder of the season
as well as from participating in Spring sports.
Tournaments: 2/6/10 & County Tournament: 2/12 & 2/13/10
not available should notify Len Barone.
will be assigned based on previous leagues done and no affiliations with
to review assignments with Section XI late by w/e 1/30.
Ballot Voting: Boccard 18, Nanos 12, Abstained 3
Officials: Boscarino, Mazzola, Starke. Evaluator – Isgro.
Change Update – Roy Scott provided brief update of contents regarding
issues and mat assignments for in season and post season tournaments. New
changes will also address the mentor program as well as the code of
ethics. Len Barone stated that the new policy changes will be finalized
and posted on the website this week. Any questions will be addressed at
the 2/4/10 meeting. Note: If anyone has any suggested additions, they
shall be submitted in writing for the committee to review and make
2/4/10 – Pre-League meeting.
Tournament: 2/12 and 2/13/10
discussed draping head scissor clarification. Chad noted that John
Truscello’s interpretation was correct and leg position on with relative
to shoulder point is key whether arm is enclosed or not.
interpretation items were discussed.
Meeting Adjourned at 9:05 PM