Pacific Assocation of USA Track and Field

USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships Highlights

USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships Highlights



2008 PA/USATF Youth Committee Coach’s Meeting Mnutes



Meeting was called to order
at 10:00 by Deborah Sample.

Introductions were made by
each attendee.

Attendees: Joanne Slaton-Camargo,
Debra Harvey Vice Chair, Nadine Davis Secretary, Leon Wimbley Treasurer,
Deborah Sample Track Chair, Tony Williams Membership, Maria Castillo
Officials Chair, Maura Kent Communications Chair, Darrell Hampton High
School Chair, Kenneth Block Field Chair, Beck Klein Race-walk Chair,
Lee Webb Multi Event Chair, Dolton Simmons, Stan Harvey, Sam Burns,
Robert Stone, Ed Hollshwandner, Heather Honegger, Jim Vanden Hevvel,
Elizabeth Weiss, Kim Hines Tyrenda Beautty, Aliya Dibrell, Otis Campbell,
Art Klein, Mark Morrison, Laura Morrison, Roosevelt Kent, J Elliot Williams,
Adarian Barr, Carl Bryant, Mildred Williams, Alexander Hill, Chioke
Robinson, Anthony Camargo, Amber Simmons

Maura Kent went over the agenda
for the 1st half of the meeting, explaining how to do an
Affinity Diagram. At that time each attendee submitted areas of
opportunity to the board for the Youth T&F competitions. Then a
break was called.

Meeting was called back to
order at 11:15 by Deborah Sample.

Once the meeting was called
back to order the entire group reviewed the top areas of opportunities
to determine which 2-4 issues the group wants to work on and was broke
up into 4 groups to work on the 4 topics of concern.

    1. Communications
    2. Field Events
    3. Scheduling
    4. Pre Meet and Meet

We broke for lunch from 12:00
until 1:00

Groups reconvene at 1:08 p.m.
to continue to come together with action plans.

Groups 1-2 presented their
action plans to address the area of opportunities

Group 1 area of opportunity
was Communications speaker was Mark Morrison. Group 2 action of
opportunity was Field Events speaker was Becky Klein for action plans
see attached.

Break was then called at 3:05
by Deborah Sample

Meeting was called back to
order at 3:25 by Deborah Sample

Group 3-4 presented their action
plans to address the area of opportunities. Group 3 area of opportunity
was Scheduling speaker was Becky Klein. Group 4 area of opportunity
was Pre-Meet- Meet Management speaker was Kim Hines. For action
plans see attached.

Open session to address any
other issues that the groups or attendees would like to discuss at that
time. Some issues that were address at that time are as followed: