March 22, 2012


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DIII Head Coaches Committee Call

March 22, 2012

Meeting Minutes

I. Roll Call Update/Roll Call Question - What is your favorite and least favorite part of recruiting

  • New Members - we still need Empire and NEAC conference representatives. The new roster is now updated on the AVCA website
  • Call Attendance: Andress, Wolinski, Sheehan, Bennett, Davis, Garza, Gisbrecths, Hess, Jespersen, Kelly, Kreider, Robinson, Swearingen, Vaccari, Winter, Yates, Zellers

II. AVCA Report - Kali Andress - 10/10 Campaign

Attend the 2012 AVCA Spring Conference! Pre-registration closes April 13, 2012.

Help us reach our goal of raising $1,010 by October 10 to help provide eight young coaches the opportunity to jump-start their career and professional development by attending the 2012 AVCA Annual Convention in Louisville, KY! 

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III.  NCAA Rules Update  - 15 subs next season


VI.  Special Guest Dawn Redd - Coach Dawn Writes....

  • Ways we can improve our team during the Spring season - focus on training leaders because most of us have just lost our captains, maybe read a book with your tam and discuss the qualities of a leader
  • How to improve ourselves as coaches during the Spring - assess your team and your previous season, staff calendar, recruiting process, strategy, and communication
  • Always be reading! Read twitter to get some great ideas for books to read
  • Email: - Dawn wants to know how you handle captains: how do you pick them? How many? Are they needed? Etc.
  • Tweet: @coachdawnwrites
  • Academy for Sport Leadership - can sign up online for brief leadership lessons


VII.  Division III Recruiting Update:  University Athlete, Recruiting Calendar for Division III, Scott Carter Recruiting Service

  • Sam spoke with Corey who is overseeing UA. If you use UA, they are trying to move forward with the NCAA to make it more affordable
  • Other avenues? Yes, on board with banding together to make this more affordable or looking elsewhere
  • Recruiting Calendar - for or against?


VIII. - Any other agenda items - next call will be Thursday, April 12 at 11:00 am Eastern Time.


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