October 4, 2006


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Roll Call

Kim Sudbeck, AVCA Division II Board representative
Glennie Adams-Pacific West Conference

Tia Brandel-Wilhelm- GLIAC

Todd Caughlin - Heartland

Teresa Garlacy-Northeast 10 Conference

Cody Hein - CCAA

Debbie Hendricks- RMAC

Leslie Howe-Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics

Tom Justice-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Shannon Mincy- South Atlantic Conference

John Pagliasotti-Lone Star Conference

Tracy Rietzke - GLVC

Phil Shoemaker - GNAC

Dave Simon - Northern Sun
Michael Sinesi - CACC

Jill Stephens - Sunshine

Rhonda Thigpen - Gulf South

Robin Salters - NYCAC
Wendy Payne-AVCA Staff liaison

Amber Glass-Peach Belt

Rose Shires - NCC

Ricardo Wheatley-Southern Intercollegiate

Queen Frazier-Central Intercollegiate

Chair Report

Welcome New HCC member-Amber Glass: Peach Belt


AVCA Update:

Board Report Review:

Ø From Board report-AVCA board positions are now available including D II. Kim would like to run again for a two-year term and would like any feedback on her term delivered to members@avca.org. Feel free to visit the avca web site for more information on availabilities and how to run.

Ø AVCA reports member convention registrations to be versus this time last year

Ø AVCA reports having 25 new members this year than the same time last year.

Ø Minority Coaches Grant awarded. Clinics will be held in four different locations throughout the year. Please visit the AVCA web site for more information.



Budget Survey: Thank you for filling out the AVCA DII budget survey. Your submissions will of course be confidential and we welcome your feedback. Please note that the deadline to submit these has been extended to Friday October 13, 2006. (Attached)


NCAA Memo Sept. 20th (attached):

Note the IMPORTANCE of your review and sending out this information. This memo contains information on:

Ø How to do : Online scoring

Ø Dates of :

When calls are held

When polls go out

Ø How and Why: Tiebreaker information

Ø NCAA Division Regional Re-alignment-Please pay special attention to point 11, page 4 in regards to regional re-alignment. This WILL be implemented in 2007. Please anticipate playing more regional matches against different conferences.


NCAA Game Rules: Bren Stevens: Survey on the way-Please be on the lookout for this survey. Some things to keep in mind when filling it our include:

Ø Measure from poles to sidelines

Ø Any injuries result?-Gathering data

Ø Doug Beal/Kathy Deboer offer concerns on current 15 sub. Rule. Should we consider a shorter or longer game or 10 subs instead of fifteen? Something for the committee to discuss on an upcoming call or at the upcoming committee meetings in Omaha.


NCAA Legislation: Kathy DeBoer, AVCA Executive Director and Melanie Nelson, Div. II Liaison

Ø Kathy DeBoer would also like the HCC DII to consider discussing male practice players at a future meeting. Topics of discussion could include which coaches use them, pros and cons for using them, how much is it happening, any legal aspects, do injuries increase?

Ø Individual Instruction: Four players to drill at same time.

Ø Football has two different levels of championships dependent on scholarship levels. Would this work for Volleyball and be beneficial?


Next Call: November 1st, 1pm central time.
Please Contact Kim Sudbeck with any issues that arise prior to October 30th.

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