November 1, 2006
Kim Sudbeck, AVCA Division II Board representative
Tia Brandel-Wilhelm- GLIAC
Todd Caughlin - Heartland
Teresa Garlacy-Northeast 10 Conference
Leslie Howe-Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics
Tom Justice-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Shannon Mincy- South Atlantic Conference
Melanie Nelson-DII liaison
John Pagliasotti-Lone Star Conference
Tracy Rietzke - GLVC
Rose Shires - NCC
Dave Simon - Northern Sun
Michael Sinesi - CACC
Jill Stephens - Sunshine
Bren Stevens-West Virginia Intercollegiate
Rhonda Thigpen - Gulf South
Robin Salters - NYCAC
Wendy Payne-AVCA Staff liaison
Glennie Adams-Pacific West Conference
Cody Hein - CCAA
Debbie Hendricks- RMAC
Amber Glass-Peach Belt
Phil Shoemaker - GNAC
Ricardo Wheatley-Southern Intercollegiate
Queen Frazier-Central Intercollegiate
Board Report Review:
Ø November December issue of Coaching Volleyball is the first issue of a new redesign. Please provide us with feedback on what you think.
Ø Board elections nearing. Please cast you vote for DII representative on or before November 13th.
Ø Convention registrations: 637 to date. This time last year 444
Ø Membership: New Members for October-305. Same time last year 273. AVCA asks that all member coaches try to contact non-member coaches in their conference and remind them of the benefits of joining including award opportunities.
Ø New AVCA commercials now on the web site at www.avca.org.
Minority Coaches Workshop:
Ø Very successful in D.C. ! Congrats to all that participated. Upcoming Texas clinic will not occur due to scheduling conflicts. Please encourage participation for the clinics being held in Omaha during the Annual Convention.
Ø Please fill out the questionnaire sent on November 1, 2006. This was developed to gather critical information, which can be shared at Convention.
Ø AVCA Member Survey-Help the AVCA help you. Please fill out this online membership survey prior to November 10th.
Ø AVCA DII Budget survey results attached-Thank you for your help!
Ø Friday November 3rd-Monday November 6th-Athletes accepted for awards.
Ø Today, Wednesday November 1st marks the deadline for regional coach of the year, please nominate deserving coaches.
Ø See below for important dates and deadlines.
All Upcoming Deadlines (Please mark your calendars):
Ø November 1st: AVCA Regional Coach of the Year Nomination.
Ø November 3rd: NCAA rules survey extended deadline, begin accepting student athletes for awards.
Ø November 6th: ***AVCA Player All-Region nominations forms due***. Please note that nominations will close at 10:00p.m. Eastern on the 6th. Please refer to your timetable or contact Kelly.firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Ø November 10th-AVCA Member Survey due, Tachikara/AVCA Victory Clubs forms due.
Ø November 13th-deadline to vote for your Division II representative.
Ø November 23rd-deadline to provide Kim with any feedback for Annual Convention meeting agenda.
Ø December 8th-Deadline to submit results to Kim for the questionnaire.
Ø December 14th-next meeting at Convention 9:00-10:30a.m.
Ø December 15th-Divisional/regional meetings (optional) 8:00-9:00a.m., General Division II meeting 9:00-10:30a.m.
Ø NCAA Rules survey has been extended to this Friday November 3rd. Please call Bren if you have any questions or would like to propose rules changes.
NCAA Legislation: Melanie Nelson, Div. II Liaison
Ø No new legislative issues at this time.
Next Meeting: National Convention, Omaha Nebraska (see calendar above for dates/times)