Meeting minutes

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

Booster Club for the 2017 State Champion Kaukauna Ghosts

September 8, 2017

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Tammie Hietpas, Diane & Scott VandeWettering, Jeff Berken, Shana Hussin, Crissy Roehrig, Rick Carl, Mike Coenen & Tony Nytes

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 PM.

No minutes from the last meeting needed to be approved.

Brian Roebke was elected DBO

Reed Giordana was elected Vice President

Rick was elected Treasurer

Crissy Roehrig was elected Secretary

 

Treasurer's report: Reports were submitted and approved.            Rick Carl

 

Concessions: Tammie Hietpas- Current Balance is $10,461.85

The football program bought leftover candy and soda from the summer Yearbook Tournament this year.  State Farm wants to supply bottled water again for this season.

 

Traveling Teams: Kevin Evers is NEED of Help with try-outs!  He needs someone to help with check-in and evaluations (possibilities could be college students).  We need to information out to the schools.  Brian Roebke with contact Kellie Antoine for flyers.  The club has also decided to add 2nd grade this year.

 

  • HOV League/Tournament-We are all set up.
  1. Tournaments-December 17th (we are hosting-not sure what age levels yet).  Other tournament dates are March 4t and March 11th
  2. Uniforms-Tony Nytes shared new uniform options

 

 

Calendar of Events:

  • October 1        Evaluation Day
  • October 8        Coaches Clinic-Mike Schalow would like to get subs for coaches after the clinic.  We also need 8th graders for demos for the clinic.
  • November 5    Craft Show-We have 115 vendors.  There is a 150 maximum.
  • November 7    Team Meeting 3:30pm and Parent Meeting at 6:30pm
  • November 13  First Day of Practice
  • November 18  Meet the Ghosts-Same team as last year.  Chris McDaniel sent out contracts
  • November 28  JV at Menasha (5:45pm). Freshman at Menasha (5:40pm)
  • December 1     Fond du lac (Middle School/Shot Club Night)
  • December 4     JV at Xavier (7:15pm Aux Gym) Freshman vs, Xavier (5:50pm Aux Gym)
  • December 5     At Appleton East
  • December 8     At Kimberly
  • December 9     Kwik Trip Classic JV Games start at 11am, varsity at 2:45, 8pm vs Appleton West (jersey presentation)-Ryan Bowers has everything set up and has talked with our sponsors.
  • December 12   At Oshkosh West
  • December 15   At Appleton North
  • December 20-22  City of Palms TOURNAMENT at FT. Meyers Florida
  1. Schedule is out-December 20th Game is at 4:15pm Southwestern High School
  2. Flights have been booked
  3. Tammie Hietpas will book hotel rooms for night before
  • December 27   JV Vs. St. Mary's Central (1:30pm Main Gym), Freshman vs, SMC Noon Main Gym)
  • December 28   WISCONSIN BASKETBALL YEARBOOK TOUNAMENT Concordia University vs. Waunakee-No sleepover
  • January 6         At Neenah
  • January 9         Oshkosh North (Shot Club Night)
  • January 12       At Fond du lac
  • January 15       JV at Seymour (7:30pm) Freshman at Seymour (6pm)
  • January 16       At Hortonville
  • January 19 Parent's Night
  • January 25       Appleton North
  • January 27       BORDER BATTLE at Stevens Point vs. Minneapolis North 2:45pm-No hotel
  • January 29       JV at Seymour (7:30pm) Freshman at Seymour (6pm)
  • January 30       At Appleton West
  • February 2       Appleton East (Hoops Club Night)
  • February 6       Oshkosh West
  • February 8       Neenah (Little Dribblers Club)
  • February 16     At Oshkosh North
  • February 22     Hortonville (Senior Night)
  • February 27     Regional Quarterfinals
  • March 2           Regional Semifinals
  • March 3           Regional Finals
  • March 8           Sectional Semifinals
  • March 8           WIAA Division 4 Sectional Semifinals at KHS
  • March 10         Sectional Finals
  • March 16         State Semifinals
  • March 17         State Championship
  • TBA                Banquet
  • TBA                FVA-All-Star Classic

 

Coaches Travel Expenses-approved by the board

Gym floor/bleacher/parking lot replacement-discussed that all these things need to get done

 

Pocket Schedules-Brian Roebke will work on this

Freshman Coaching Position-open

 

Open Forum:

  • · Coaches Clinic-board approved to cover all expenses
  • · Noah System-discussed possibility of splitting the cost with the Girls Basketball Program

Next meetings:

October 4th

November 1st

December 6th

January 3rd

February 7th

March 7th

April 4th

May 2nd

Motion to adjourn Meeting at 8:20 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

Booster Club for the 2016 State Champion Kaukauna Ghosts

February 2, 2017

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Tammie Hietpas, Diane & Scott VandeWettering, Paula & Tony Vosters, Crissy Roehrig, Rick Carl, Jeff Berken, Shana Hussin, Laurie Gulbronson

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 PM.

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report: Reports were submitted.  Balance in all accounts is approx. $15,000.  We are still waiting for the bill for t-shirts for the Kwik Trip Classic.  The shirts were shipped to the schools.

 

Concessions: An agreement has been made with the football program - they will again buy the leftover candy and soda from the summer Yearbook tournament this year.

 

Traveling Teams: Most of the State teams are starting their practices, and the 7th & 8th grade teams are finishing their seasons.

Team photos are all complete except for 2nd grade.  Don Krueger took the photos.  He is working on scheduling 2nd grade.

Shana has been in contact with Ryan Borowicz to possibly be the speaker at a Hoops Club end of the year event.  He would speak on the mental aspect of basketball and sportsmanship.  His fee is $250.  Because we are no longer having an end of the year banquet (each grade level is receiving $500 to use for an end of the year celebration), it would just be the speaker and a bag turn-in night.  Currently, the coaches collect the bags.  It was determined that if we go with a speaker, it would be better at the beginning of the year as a season tip-off event.  No action taken at this time.

 

Financial Committee: No meeting.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • January 3         Kimberly HOME - Parent Night/Basket Raffle Basket Raffle made Approx. $650
    • Basket raffle was not as successful as last year.  Location of tables was not as visible.  Perhaps too big of a game - when people were seated, they did not want to leave for fear of losing their seats.
    • If it continues, it should be on Hoops Club Night
    • There should be a wider variety of basket themes  -not just sports related
    • Baskets could be smaller with a larger number of baskets
    • The table location needs to be more visible.  The new bleachers close off the area we used last year.
    • Parent night plaques were nice.  They were from a new company, but looked like the same plaque we had in the past.
  • January 10       Neenah HOME
  • January 13       Oshkosh North HOME - Staff Appreciation Night -
    • Suggestions for next year:  Introduce invited staff members with the player who invited them -have them walk out onto the court like on Parent Night
    • Have parents volunteer to greet staff as they arrive and direct them to the refreshment table
  • January 17       Oshkosh West HOME - Postponed
  • January 23       MAKE-UP GAME vs Madison East (rescheduled from Kwik Trip Classic)
    • Admissions took in approx. $300+  Passes were used, and we had to pay the table workers and admissions people
    • Concessions $1146
    • Raffle $90
  • January 28       Border Battle at Apple Valley, MN,vs DeLaSalle, 4:15 PM - Hotel info sent
    • January 31       Appleton North AWAY (changed due to weather cancellation - played at home on original away date.)
    • February 2       Oshkosh West HOME - make-up game
    • Times changed to 5:30 / 6:45
  • February 3       Appleton West HOME - Hoops Club Night/ Shot Club Night (Pete)
  • February 9       Appleton East HOME - Little Dribblers Night
  • February 23     Fond du Lac HOME - Senior Night (Diane will get flowers)
  • March 3           Regional Semi-Finals
  • March 4           Regional Championship
  • March 5           Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • March 12         Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • April 9             All Star Game
  • June 24-26       Yearbook Tournament

 

We will do the end of season Banquet mid-week again.  Coach will work on a date.

 

Open Forum:

Globally, admissions are down at games.  Most of this is due to the FVA Away Pass.  Also, people are coming in various doors and by-passing the ticket booth.  People who are already in are opening the back doors and doors in the new addition to allow others in.  Tammie and Coach Schalow will talk to Chris McDaniel about ways to prevent this.  Coach will also see if we can "opt out" of the FVA Away Pass program.

The sound system in the gym continues to be terrible, and is constantly being worked on.  Also, it doesn't seem as if any speakers are pointing to the new bleachers.  It needs to be determined if it is worth putting money into what we have, or have the district look at investing in a new system.

There is no contract yet for the City of Palms Tournament.  They are working on getting the 3 other teams for the public-school bracket.  Contracts will be sent once those teams are determined.

Fund Raiser idea - selling gas cards at the Craft Fair.

Brian's goal is to have the Yearbook done by the 2/9 game against Appleton East.

Adam and Molly Bouressa VanZeeland have an infant daughter with serious health issues.  She has had numerous surgeries.  Both Adam and Molly were Kaukauna basketball players.  There will be a Miracle Minute during both the JV and Varsity games on 2/9 to benefit the VanZeeland family.

MOTION by Tammie Hietpas, second by Rick Carl: to have Hoops Club donate $1000 to the Van Zeeland family, in addition to the funds raised at the Miracle Minutes.  PASSED.

Some youth tournaments are now asking for player parents to sign waiver prior to playing.  Should we have other teams do that at our league and tournament games?  Rick can create a form based on the one he is completing for a tournament this weekend.  We have craft fair vendors sign a waiver when they reserve booth space.

There is a written plan for emergencies for the school.  We can post that in the concessions cabinet for easy access.

2017 Kwik Trip Classic is scheduled for 12/9/17.  We have verbal commitments from some teams, but no written contracts yet.  There will be 4 or 5 games.

Paula Vosters volunteered to decorate the hall for the end of the season banquet.

Next meeting -Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 7:00 PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:06 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

Booster Club for the 2016 State Champion Kaukauna Ghosts

Special Meeting of the Board of Directors

 

January 15, 2017

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Mike Coenen, Tammie Hietpas, Diane VandeWettering, Kim Hephner,  Paula & Tony Vosters, Crissy Roehrig, Matt McCabe, Jeff Berken, Reed Giordana,  Laurie & Pete Gulbronson

The meeting was called to order at 8:19 PM.

This meeting was called to discuss funding for a possible trip to the City of Palms Classic in Florida next season.  Prior to the Board Meeting, Coach Schalow presented information about the tournament to the Board and interested parents.

 

Discussion:  Last year, our 2 trips (LaCrosse and Mequon) came to approximately $10,100.

Airfare for this trip, based on $400 for 21 people, would come to $8400.  Hotel and van rental, and some meals are covered by the tournament.

 

MOTION by Matt McCabe, second by Brian Roebke: Every player will contribute $100 toward the trip expenses.  The Hoops Club will cover additional costs, up to a total of $12,000.  If the total amount exceeds $12,000, there will be a re-vote to ask for more fundraising or club funding.  PASSED, on a 13-1 vote.

Hoops Club will organize fundraising for the players.

There will be an educational component of the trip - possibly a college or museum visit.

Pre-arranged absence forms will be needed from players.

The date of the Kwik Trip Classic for next season is December 9.

Thank you from Coach Schalow.  He will move forward with plans for this event.

Next meeting -Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 7:00 PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:45 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

Booster Club for the 2016 State Champion Kaukauna Ghosts

January 4, 2017

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Mike Coenen, Tammie Hietpas, Diane VandeWettering, Kim Hephner,  Paula & Tony Vosters, Crissy Roehrig, Matt McCabe, Kevin Evers, Shana Hussin, Kristin VanZeeland, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 PM.

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  Rick was not in attendance.  Our total balance right now is approximately $14,000.

 

Concessions: No one claimed the 50/50 winnings at the last game ($672 total, $336 winnings).  We took in $646 from the basket raffle.

Owen Hubner from State Farm has donated water for all busy home games.  He and his wife also will help out with concessions on those nights.  They will set up a table, and donate $10 to Kaukauna Athletics for each lead he gets.

We are still selling the Kwik-Ade and soda from Kwik Trip.  The wrestlers are using the Team Room for the Cheesehead Open this weekend, so all of the drinks that are stored there will be moved.  The store room will be nearly full.

Youth concessions at the tournaments went well, with profits close to last year.  They will continue to make adjustments.  They requested the grade levels for tournaments be set up to pair a younger grade (3 or 4) with an older grade, so more experienced people could teach the younger ones concessions.  The main concern with that is finding refs for the older grade tournaments.  When a younger grade plays, younger refs can be there.

 

Traveling Teams: We are adding a 2nd grade bracket to the March tournaments.  March 5 will be 4th, 5th, 6th.  March 12 will be 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th.   The regular seasin is wrapping up for 3rd & 4th grades; they will be combining into one team at each level for more tournaments.  2nd grade starts this week, with 16 kids on 2 teams for 2 tournaments.

Kim Hephner did pictures for Hoops Club night last year, but is unable to do them this year.  Parent reps can do pictures of their grades.

Snow dates - the Hoops club guidelines are clear as to the range of the number of tournaments each grade can play in.  We will get our money back from cancelled tournaments, and coaches can schedule their team for make-ups at their discretion.

Teams usually have their own end of the season party, separate from the end of the season Hoops Club banquet.  Often this is paid for by the coaches.

MOTION by Kim Hephner, second by Pete Gulbronson: To grant each grade level $5 per player for end of the year celebrations (not the Hoops Club Banquet).  PASSED.

Travel team practice facilities again have very limited availability.  Trinity is available at a lower fee than in the past.

Shana will coordinate team photos for travel teams.

 

Financial Committee: No meeting.

 

 

 

Calendar of Events:

  • December 10-11  Hoops Club  Youth Tournament
  • December 17  Kaukauna Basketball Showcase CLASSIC Event - Cancelled due to weather
    • Discussion on moving forward with the Kwik Trip Classic next year. If we move forward with it, we need to consider the timing and perhaps move it a week earlier to avoid being a week before Christmas.  We might get more alumni help with an earlier date.  Looking at the non-conference schedule for next year, we have several outside invitations coming in.  We only have room in the schedule for 4 non-conference games. The Classic would help fund expenses for travel to other invites.
    • MOTION by Brian Roebke, second by Matt McCabe: To hold a Classic style invitational again next season.  PASSED.
    • We need to determine a date - prefer 12/9, with 12/16 as the backup.  Coach will work with the Conference schedule and the school activity schedule.  There will be a Hoops Club tournament on whichever weekend we don't pick for the Classic.
    • With non-conference games potentially out of state and at the Yearbook tournament, we will consider a conference game for the Classic. 
      • December 28   WBY Tournament vs. LaCrosse Central @ 7:30 PM
  • December 29   WBY Tournament vs. Whitnall @ 7:30 PM
    • Hoops Club paid for a post-game meal at the tournament.
  • January 3         Kimberly HOME - Parent Night/Basket Raffle
    • Basket raffle was not as successful as last year.  Location of tables was not as visible.  Perhaps too big of a game - when people were seated, they did not want to leave for fear of losing their seats.
  • January 10       Neenah HOME
  • January 13       Oshkosh North HOME - Staff Appreciation Night -
    • Kristen will update the letter and send it to Mike to get it out to the players.
    • Paula will organize the food.
  • January 17       Oshkosh West HOME
  • January 23       MAKE-UP GAME vs Madison East (rescheduled from Kwik Trip Classic)
    • JV - 5:15
    • Varsity - 7:00
    • Concessions staff will be those who were scheduled for the Appleton Northhome game.
  • January 28       Border Battle at Apple Valley, MN,vs DeLaSalle, 4:15 PM - Hotel info sent
    • January 31       Appleton North AWAY (changed due to weather cancellation - played at home on original away date.)
  • February 3       Appleton West HOME - Hoops Club Night/ Shot Club Night (Pete)
  • February 9       Appleton East HOME - Little Dribblers Night
  • February 23     Fond du Lac HOME - Senior Night (Diane)
  • March 3           Regional Semi-Finals
  • March 4           Regional Championship
  • March 5           Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • March 12         Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • June 24-26       Yearbook Tournament

 

Open Forum:

Middle School Poms would like to do a Basket Raffle at a game.  They can do any game they choose.

We are going to raise the cost of booth space for vendors at the Craft Fair by $5.  The Craft Fair is scheduled for November 5, 2017.

The FVA is moving ahead with their plan for boy-girl double headers next year.  We will restate our objections.  There is a possibility of moving some of our games due to travel, Kwik Trip Classic date, etc.  We might be able to switch all of our home games, but have little if any control on away games.  We are schedule for them against Kimberly and 2 Appleton schools.

Next meeting -Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 7:00 PM

Meeting adjourned at 7:59 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

Booster Club for the 2016 State Champion Kaukauna Ghosts

December 7, 2016

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Tammie Hietpas, Diane VandeWettering, Rick Carl, Reed Giordana, Jeff Berken, Paula & Tony Vosters, Crissy Roehrig, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 PM.

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  Rick submitted the treasurer's report in 2 formats.  The balance for all three accounts is currently $20, 118.44.

There was discussion about the perception that all of our funds are used for HS programs.  It is important to remember that the income from HS programs (concessions, craft fair, yearbook tournament) is used to subsidize the youth program.  Youth players are not asked to do any fund raising, and their fees are lower than many other programs in the area, due to income from the HS.

 

Concessions: The Youth program is now taking care of their own concessions.  The HS program will only do HS games/tournaments.  There will be a larger menu for youth tournaments, including soup, chocolate milk, etc.  They are removing nachos and other items that they feel don't sell. There is a concern that they are adding many things that have expiration dates, that we can't keep very long.  They must limit their purchasing so we don't have waste.  Jeff and Rick will monitor the concessions at the end of the tournament this weekend to see what has and has not sold. Shana Hussin and Kristin VanZeeland will oversee Youth concessions.  Tammie Hietpas will continue with HS concessions.  She will order candy and beverages for all.

 

Traveling Teams: All schedules are out to the reps and families.  12 boys have registered for the 2nd grade team, which will play in 3 tournaments.  We will host a 2nd grade tournament in March along with our scheduled March tournament.  Sports Engine is working out well -Kevin is working out the kinks.

Due to gymnastics practice in the aux gym, the dance team has been moved to Quinney for practice, knocking out the Hoops Club practices scheduled there.  Looking for additional practice space.

 

Financial Committee: No meeting.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • November 6    Craft Fair - went very well - a successful fund raiser
  • November 8    Team Player Meeting (3:30-5:00)
  • November 8    Parent Meeting (6:30 - 7:30)
  • November 12  HOV Youth Games
  • November 14  1st Day of Practice
  • November 19  Meet the Ghosts /Scrimmage at KHS (6 teams)

The photos were a big success.  The social was well attended.

  • November 28  Freshman Vs. Menasha - Auxiliary gym, 6:00
    • December 2     Hortonville HOME opener - Middle School Night  - not many Middle School players were there - or at least they did not go onto the court for recognition. The sound system is horrible.  Pete could not hear the announcer when sending the middle school kids out onto the court.
    • December 3     HOV Youth Games - Did not host.  HOV league is done.  We needed approx. $3100.
    • December 10-11  Hoops Club  Youth Tournament - all set to go
    • December 17  Kaukauna Basketball Showcase CLASSIC Event
      • We need staffing for this event - Brian will ask alumni parents to work concessions and admissions.  He will meet with Tammie after this meeting to work out numbers needed.  He will then contact alumni class reps to recruit workers.
      • Concessions - Tammie needs to know who to contact at Kwik Trip to place her order.  All beverages must be from Kwik Trip.
      • First game (JV only) starts at 1:00
      • Vicki Erdman is organizing the hospitality room. Brian will let her know what is needed.
        • December 28   WBY Tournament vs. LaCrosse Central @ 7:30 PM - Coach e-mailed hotel information to families.  There is a block of rooms available until 12/12.  The itinerary will be out in a few days.
    • December 29   WBY Tournament vs. Whitnall @ 7:30 PM
    • January 3         Kimberly HOME - Parent Night/Basket Raffle

(Diane - flowers, Laurie - plaques, Kim - Basket Raffle)

Parent Reps:

12 - Paula Vosters

11 - Gayle McCabe

10 - Julie Eiting

9 - Jill VanAsten

8 - Rick Carl

7 - Lisa Natrop

6 - Kay Hoffman

5 - Deneen Shiffert

4 - Kelly Graff

3 - Sarah Nelson

2 - Rick Carl

  • January 10       Neenah HOME
  • January 13       Oshkosh North HOME - Staff Appreciation Night - Will discuss @ Dec. Meeting
  • January 17       Oshkosh West HOME
  • January 28       Border Battle at Apple Valley, MN,vs DeLaSalle, 4:15 PM - Hotel info sent
  • January 31       Appleton North HOME
  • February 3       Appleton West HOME - Hoops Club Night (Pete)
  • February 9       Appleton East HOME - Little Dribblers Night
  • February 23     Fond du Lac HOME - Senior Night (Diane)
  • March 3           Regional Semi-Finals
  • March 4           Regional Championship
  • March 5           Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • March 12         Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • June 24-26       Yearbook Tournament

 

Compensation for Coaches: All three coaches have submitted their expenses and have been paid.

Open Forum:

The official schedule for next season has been completed, and the Conference has started scheduling Boy/Girl doubleheaders.  The vote came through to do it every game, but the schedule only has 3 of them.  Our schedule has them for Appleton North, Appleton West, and Kimberly.  Coach again lodged a complaint, noting that there is no real upside for the boys program with this schedule.

MOTION by Rick Carl, second by Tammie Hietpas: Brian Roebke will send a letter to the Fox Valley Association on behalf of the Kaukauna Hoops Club stating our opposition to the Boy/Girl Double Header proposal.  He will use the bullet points from Mike Schalow's original opposition statement. PASSED.

The dance team practice in the commons during the JV basketball games is so loud the concessions workers have a hard time hearing people's orders.  There will be a request to turn it down.

Next meeting -Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 7:00 PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:27 PM

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

Booster Club for the 2016 State Champion Kaukauna Ghosts

November 2, 2016

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Tammie Hietpas, Diane VandeWettering, Rick Carl, Reed Giordana, Ryan Bowers, Dan VanBoxtel, Matt McCabe, Jeff Berken, Tony Vosters, Kim Hephner, Crissy Roehrig, Shana Hussin, Kevin Evers, Kristin VanAsten, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 PM.

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  Rick submitted the treasurer's report in 2 formats  The new format compares the current year with the previous year.  This report will build up a history so we can continue to move forward.

New people need to be added to our accounts at the Bank of Kaukauna.

MOTION by Brian Roebke, second by Matt McCabe: Mike Coenen is no longer an authorized signer on the Kaukauna Boys Hoops Club account number 119-360.  Rick Carl is now an authorized signer on account numbers 119-360 (Main Account).  PASSED

MOTION by Brain Roebke, second by Tammie Hietpas:  Rick Carl is now an authorized signer on account number 119-368 (Coach's Account).  PASSED

MOTION by Brian Roebke, second by Pete Gulbronson: Mike Coenen and Gayle McCabe are no longer authorized signers on the Kaukauna Boys Hoops Club account number 118-816.  Rick Carl and Tammie Hietpas are now authorized signers on account numbers 118-816 (Concession Account).  PASSED

New authorized signers (Rick and Tammie) will need to stop at the Bank of Kaukauna to fill out forms for authorization.

Concessions: We will purchase what is left from boys volleyball and youth baseball.  Purchasing what is needed for the youth tournament and craft fair.

 

Traveling Teams: The season is underway - first home HOV youth games are Nov. 5

 

Financial Committee: Created new reporting format.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • October 22      Hoops2Help - Brought in over $11,000, here and at Rose Hill after the Clinic.  220 kids participated, and high school players helped run the clinic.
  • November 5    HOV Youth Games - The gym is reserved for HOV games, and then the craft fair.
    • November 5    Craft Fair set-up (6-9 pm) - We have 154 vendors, with a waiting list of 20+.  Saturday night set up can start on the end courts around 2:00 - the tournament should be done approximately 6:00.  Help is needed to tape out booth space and tape the tarp over the court.  Taping will start at 5:00 Saturday - Coach will talk to players at Open Gym.
    • November 6    Craft Fair - Players need to be at high school at 6:00 AM to help vendors set up.  Players will need to help with both set-up and clean-up.

We have Key Club members to help with concessions over lunch hour, to help deliver the lunches to the vendors.

Parent work schedules will be out soon.

  • November 8    Team Player Meeting (3:30-5:00)
  • November 8    Parent Meeting (6:30 - 7:30)
  • November 12  HOV Youth Games
  • November 14  1st Day of Practice
  • November 19  Meet the Ghosts /Scrimmage at KHS (6 teams)

9:00 - Doors Open / 9:30 - Pictures

9:45 - Autograph session - Brian will have a team photo for players to sign

11:00 - First Scrimmage starts

3:00 - Last game for Kaukauna

5:30 - Social at Rose Hill

  • November 28  Freshman Vs. Menasha - Auxiliary gym, 6:00
  • December 2     Hortonville HOME opener - Middle School Night (Pete)
  • December 3     HOV Youth Games
  • December 10-11  Hoops Club  Youth Tournament - still need 2 3rd grade teams
  • December 17  Kaukauna Basketball Showcase CLASSIC Event
    • Varsity & JV Event
    • Final Game  - Kaukauna vs. Madison East
    • Shot Club Night (Pete)
    • Kwik Trip is major sponsor - we are working on getting their logo
    • Gustman in hospitality sponsor - Vicki Erdman is taking charge of the Hospitality Room
    • We get entire gate and concessions
    • T-Shirts will be for participating teams only
    • We need workers:  Concessions, table workers, team escorts
      • We will ask alumni to come back to help at Classic
      • December 28   WBY Tournament vs. LaCrosse Central @ 7:30 PM
      • December 29   WBY Tournament vs. Whitnall @ 7:30 PM
      • January 3         Kimberly HOME - Parent Night/Basket Raffle

(Diane - flowers, Laurie - plaques, Kim - Basket Raffle)

  • January 10       Neenah HOME
  • January 13       Oshkosh North HOME - Staff Appreciation Night - Will discuss @ Dec. Meeting
  • January 17       Oshkosh West HOME
  • January 28       Border Battle at Apple Valley, MN,vs DeLaSalle, 4:15 PM
  • January 31       Appleton North HOME
  • February 3       Appleton West HOME - Hoops Club Night (Pete)
  • February 9       Appleton East HOME - Little Dribblers Night
  • February 23     Fond du Lac HOME - Senior Night (Diane)
  • March 3           Regional Semi-Finals
  • March 4           Regional Championship
  • March 5           Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • March 12         Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • June 24-26       Yearbook Tournament

 

MOTION by Brian Roebke Second by Pete Gulbronson: to purchase magnetic locker tags for the varsity team. PASSED.

Coaches Fund: This has been used for memberships, clinics, season awards.  Last year was $1000.  Motion by Rick Carl, Second by Tony Vosters:  To allocate $1500 to the Coaches Fund.  PASSED.

State Tournament Expenses:  See Treasurer's Report.  Expenses covered by Hoops Club came to $17,089.28.

Compensation for Coaches: Compensation guidelines and tax implications were again discussed.  MOTION by Rick Carl, Second by Tammie Hietpas:  To approve reimbursement to coaches for personal mileage for summer Hoops Club activities at the federal reimbursement rate and other ordinary and necessary expenses incurred on such trips up to a limit of $1500 per coach.  PASSED.

Pre-Game Lighting: There would be a cost of over $7000 for the electrical work needed to meet state codes.

MOTION by Rick Carl, Second by Kim Hephner: to sell the lighting at the best possible price to limit our losses.  PASSED.

Brian will contact John Hartzheim about possibly purchasing the lighting system.

Program Book: Several ads have not yet come in.  Please contact those people again.

Open Forum:

Kristin VanAsten, representing the Dance Team, requested we grant them a game night to host a basket raffle.  Will Chris McDaniel's approval, the Dance Team will have their basket raffle on January 13 - Staff Appreciation night vs. Oshkosh North.

The newest section of the Team Room wall needs to be redone.  Coach has been in contact with Tony Nytes to have it completed.

Kim Hephner needs the new list of class reps so she can contact them about the Hoops Club basket raffle.  Kevin and Brian will provide that.

Next meeting -Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 7:00 PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:42 PM

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

Booster Club for the 2016 State Champion Kaukauna Ghosts

October 5, 2016

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Mike Coenen, Tammie Hietpas, Diane VandeWettering, Rick Carl, Reed Giordana, Ryan Bowers, Matt McCabe, Jeff Berken, Tony Nytes, Crissy Roehrig, Shana Hussin, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 PM.

The minutes from the last two meetings were approved as presented.

Board Applications:  All were approved. Welcome new Board members Jeff Berken, Shana Hussin, and Crissy Roehrig.

Election of Officers:

Director of Basketball Operations - Brian Roebke

Vice-President - Reed Giordana

Treasurer - Rick Carl

Secretary - Laurie Gulbronson

 

The Board thanks Mike Coenen for his 15 years of service as treasurer.

 

Treasurer's report:  The treasurer's report was submitted and approved.

We are still getting responses for our tournaments.  Almost all of our away tournaments have been entered.

There are only 7 booths left for the Craft Fair (out of 154 spots available).  We will have taken in $8500 before the doors even open.

 

Concessions: No new activity until the Craft Fair and the season starts.

 

Traveling Teams: The registration/evaluations last weekend brought in 184 total players.  Most grades have around 30 players, with 8th grade having only 19.  Many of the grades will have 4 teams.  The committee and coaches are splitting up the teams now.  There is still some recruitment of coaches.  Practice starts next week.

Most of our outside tournaments have been entered and paid for.

There was discussion of adding an additional home tournament, since we have so many of our own teams entered into ours.  At this point, there is no gym time available for an additional date.  We could add teams to our current tournaments by using the auxiliary gym, but we are already struggling to get enough refs to cover what we have.  The Travel Team Coordinator will look at expanding the home tournaments by 4 teams for each grade for next year.

 

Fundraising Committee: Did not meet.

 

Financial Committee: We have our 501(c)(3) status and tax exempt number.  Good job Committee members!  Tammie will work on getting a Sam's Club membership for the club.  She will look at addition additional people (Rick, Shana)

The Committee did not meet.  They will meet before the next meeting to put together a budget forecast.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • October 2        Hoops Club Evaluations/Team Selection - went well.
  • October 6-7     WBCA Coaches Clinic
    • October 8        Coaches Clinic (Hoops Club) - waiting for some responses.  We usually have 25-30 coaches at this clinic.  Brian will get subs for their lunch.
    • October 22      Hoops2Help - all is on track. There are about 110 people signed up now.  The target is around 300.  Diane will get start up cash.  High School players will help. Looking to get the word out and get more participation from non-Kaukauna participants.
  • November 5    HOV Youth Games - The gym is reserved for HOV games, and then the craft fair.
  • November 5    Craft Fair set-up (6-9 pm) - We will need players to help set up the gym Saturday
    • November 6    Craft Fair - With a smaller number of High School players, the boys will need to help with both set-up and clean-up.

We have Key Club members to help with concessions over lunch hour, to help deliver the lunches to the vendors.

We will need to make sure people unloading in the back move their cars to the front parking lot after unloading.

We will ask 7th and 8th grade parents to help.  Tammie will get that information to Kevin, and he will get it out to 7th and 8th grade parents.

Kevin will also get Tammie the HS parent contact info, so sign-up can start as soon as possible.

  • November 8    Team Player Meeting (3:30-5:00)
  • November 8    Parent Meeting (6:30 - 7:30)
  • November 12  HOV Youth Games
  • November 14  1st Day of Practice
  • November 19  Meet the Ghosts /Scrimmage at KHS (6 teams)

We will again invite our Youth players to an autograph session after the photos, before the scrimmage begins.  Matt will coordinate this session.

  • November 19  Meet the Ghosts Social - Brian will contact Rose Hill for a 5:30 start.
  • November 28  Freshman Vs. Menasha - Auxiliary gym, 6:00
  • December 2     Hortonville HOME opener - Middle School Night
  • December 3     HOV Youth Games?
  • December 10-11  Hoops Club  Youth Tournament
  • December 17  Kaukauna Basketball Showcase CLASSIC Event
    • Varsity & JV Event
    • Final Game  - Kaukauna vs. Madison East
    • Shot Club Night
    • Kwik Trip is major sponsor - we are working on getting their logo
    • Gustman in hospitality sponsor
    • We get entire gate and concessions
    • We need workers:  Concessions, table workers, team escorts
      • We will ask alumni to come back to help at Classic
  • December 28   WBY Tournament vs. LaCrosse Central @ 7:30 PM
  • December 29   WBY Tournament vs. Whitnall @ 7:30 PM
  • January 3         Kimberly HOME - Parent Night/Basket Raffle
  • January 10       Neenah HOME
  • January 13       Oshkosh North HOME - Staff Appreciation Night
  • January 17       Oshkosh West HOME
  • January 28       Border Battle at Apple Valley, MN,vs DeLaSalle, 4:15 PM
  • January 31       Appleton North HOME
  • February 3       Appleton West HOME - Hoops Club Night
  • February 9       Appleton East HOME - Little Dribblers Night
  • February 23     Fond du Lac HOME - Senior Night
  • March 3           Regional Semi-Finals
  • March 4           Regional Championship
  • March 5           Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • March 12         Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • June 24-26       Yearbook Tournament

 

MOTION by Matt McCabe, Second by Pete Gulbronson: to allow Coach Schalow to take care of travel/hotel/bus accommodations for our upcoming overnight trips. PASSED.

State Tournament Expenses:  We still need a breakdown of all the club expenses from the state tournament.  Mike and Rick will work on it for the next meeting.

Compensation for Coaches: This will go back to the Finance Committee for a recommendation on how to handle the reimbursement, and to research the tax implications of honorariums.  They will report back at the November meeting.

Pre-Game Lighting: Coach Schalow and Matt will work with Corey and Chris to set up a meeting to determine if we can use the lighting system.

Open Forum:

Noah System - Coach did some research on this system.  In addition to the upfront costs of the system, there is an ongoing monthly fee.  Noah only tracks one player at a time, which is not always practical during the season.  We would need 2 systems for games, which would require 2 people to run them.  Coach recommends repairing our current guns (2 are in need of repair) and purchasing an additional gun.  This would be a more practical way to work on improving shooting.  A new gun is approximately $6000.  MOTION by Pete Gulbronson, Second by Tony Nytes: To split the cost with the girls program to repair our current guns, and purchase an additional gun.  PASSED.

We need more bags for the traveling teams - Kevin will purchase.

There has been a request for a 2nd grade team to play in some tournaments during the last half of the travel season.  Kevin will work with 2nd grade families to see if this can come together.

Kevin has recommended we use Sport Engine for our travel team registration process.  This provides both a registration piece and a website.  It is approximately $250 for the registration and $500 for both registration and the website.  The site gives more control for tournament registration.

MOTION by Matt McCabe, Second by Laurie Gulbronson:  To cover the initial start-up costs of Sport Engine, not to exceed $600.  PASSED.

The one remaining piece of the Team Room is to purchase plaques thanking the 5 organizations that were major sponsors of the project.  MOTION by Brian Roebke, Second by Pete Gulbronson:  To purchase plaques honoring the 5 major sponsors of the Team Room project.  PASSED.

Brian distributed the ads for the program book.  The list is attached.  Please get this information out to our sponsors as soon as possible.  Also, please work on getting new advertisers for the book.  Brian has additional forms for new ads.

Next meeting -Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:11 PM

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

Booster Club for the 2016 State Champion Kaukauna Ghosts

September 7, 2016

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Mike Coenen, Tammie Hietpas, Diane VandeWettering, Paula & Tony Vosters, Kim Hephner, Rick Carl, Reed Giordana, Ryan Bowers, Matt McCabe,  Jeff Berken, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 PM.

The minutes from the last meeting were tabled until next month.

Board Applications:  Still coming in.

Treasurer's report:  The treasurer's report was submitted and approved.

There are only about 25 spots left for the craft show.

Mike will have the final amounts for State Tournament expenses at the October meeting.

 

Concessions: There are still some checks coming in from Raiders football, and extra turkey from the summer tournament.

 

Traveling Teams: Kevin would like to begin to step away from being Travel Team Coordinator.  Rick is willing to step up and work with Kevin, setting up a transition plan.

MOTION by Matt McCabe, Second by Pete Gulbronson: to name Rick Carl as Travel Team Coordinator, with Kevin Evers serving as Assistant Coordinator.  PASSED.

Travel Team Registration/Evaluations are set for Sunday, October 2.

 

Fundraising Committee: Did not meet.

 

Financial Committee: The 501(c)(3) application is ready to be submitted.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • October 2        Hoops Club Evaluations/Team Selection
  • October 6-7     WBCA Coaches Clinic
  • October 8        Coaches Clinic
  • November 5    HOV Youth Games
  • November 5    Craft Fair set-up (6-9 pm)
  • November 6    Craft Fair
  • November 8    Team Player Meeting (3:30-5:00)
  • November 8    Parent Meeting (6:30 - 7:30)
  • November 12  HOV Youth Games
  • November 14  1st Day of Practice
  • November 19  Meet the Ghosts /Scrimmage at KHS (6 teams)
  • November 28  Freshman Vs. Menasha - Auxiliary gym, 6:00
  • December 2     Hortonville HOME opener - Middle School Night
  • December 3     HOV Youth Games?
  • December 10-11  Hoops Club  Youth Tournament

 

  • December 17  Kaukauna Basketball Showcase CLASSIC Event
    • Varsity & JV Event
    • Final Game  - Kaukauna vs. Madison East
    • Shot Club Night
    • Kwik Trip is major sponsor
    • Gustman in hospitality sponsor
    • We get entire gate and concessions
    • We need workers:  Concessions, table workers, team escorts
      • We will ask alumni to come back to help at Classic
  • December 28   WBY Tournament vs. LaCrosse Central @ 7:30 PM
  • December 29   WBY Tournament vs. Whitnall @ 7:30 PM
  • January 3         Kimberly HOME - Parent Night/Basket Raffle
  • January 10       Neenah HOME
  • January 13       Oshkosh North HOME - Staff Appreciation Night
  • January 17       Oshkosh West HOME
  • January 28       Border Battle at Apple Valley, MN,vs DeLaSalle, 4:15 PM
  • January 31       Appleton North HOME
  • February 3       Appleton West HOME - Hoops Club Night
  • February 9       Appleton East HOME - Little Dribblers Night
  • February 23     Fond du Lac HOME - Senior Night
  • March 3           Regional Semi-Finals
  • March 4           Regional Championship
  • March 5           Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • March 12         Hoops Club Youth Tournament
  • June 24-26       Yearbook Tournament (one week earlier than usual)

 

Compensation for Coaches: Coaches are currently compensated for Contact Days during the summer.  Alumni who serve as coaches get their mileage paid.  There is currently no additional compensation for time or mileage for our paid coaching staff.  The commitment from our coaches in the summer is second to none.  We would like to offer them some type of financial compensation, but we need to make sure it is handled correctly to avoid negative tax implications.

The Finance Committee will research how best to handle this, and report at the October meeting.

Pre-Game Lighting: With a new administrative team, we will try once again to use our pre-game lighting.  Matt will set up a meeting with the principal, athletic director, maintenance staff, and fire chief to determine if we can use the lighting system.

Open Forum: Hoops 2 Help:  There will be another Hoops 2 Help event to raise money for Lee VanderZanden, who is battling cancer.

October 22 @ KHS.  Matt has the basic structure of the event, and will start the process.

This could be an annual event for the team to provide a community service.

Noah System - We would still like to purchase a Noah system for shot analysis.  Matt will meet with Coach Viotto to see if he girls program will split the cost.

Next meeting -Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 7:00 PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:27 PM

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

Booster Club for the 2016 State Champion Kaukauna Ghosts

May 11, 2016

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Diane & Scott VandeWettering, Tony Vosters, Vicki Erdman, Ryan Bowers, Pete Gulbronson, Tammy Hietpas, Rick Carl, Colin Specht

The meeting was called to order at 8:05 PM.

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  No treasurer's report.

 

Concessions: Report was supplied by Diane Vande Wettering.

 

Colin Specht from the YMCA came to the meeting to ask the Hoops Club Board if they would be willing to donate money for their Annual Campaign.  He would like the Kaukauna Hoops club to be trailblazers by donating money since most of the boys in the program got their first experience to basketball at the YMCA.  For  a $1000 donation we would be awarded a banner which would  be hung in the Heart of the Valley YMCA.  Brian made a motion to donate $1000 and Scott seconded it, motion approved.

 

Traveling Teams: No Report.

 

Fundraising Committee: Did not meet and will be carried over to the next meeting.

 

Financial Committee: Did not meet and will be carried over to the next meeting.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • April 10  FVA All-Star Game
    • All but one participant purchased their jerseys.
    • WBCA doeesn't want to see any more All-Star games, since they are in direct competition with their All-Star tournament.  So far they have not said anything about our All-Start game.
  • May 4th - High School Banquet
    • Went well, but was too long
    • Video was way too long
      • Speech part should be eliminated
      • Action photos were good.
      • Need to capture the moment, not a recap of every game.
      • Senior comments were good.
      • Pictures taken off the television screen were poor resolution.
  • June 3-10 Contact Days  (Have stayed the same since the last meeting)
    • Monday 6/6   8:00 - 3:00
    • Tuesday 6/7    3:00 - 6:00
    • Thursday 6/9   3:00 - 6:00
    • Friday 6/10     8:00 - 3:00
    • Tuesday 6/14   3:00 - 6:00

 

  • June 17-19 Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament
    • As in the past, we should be entering 3 teams, but only paying for 2
    • Most teams are set but we are still waiting to hear from a couple of more, currently have 56 teams entered.
    • Sun Prairie is also having a tournament that day which is drawing talent away from this tournament.
    • All games will be held at the High School if we use court 4.
    • We will need 3 families to take over concessions.  2 incoming freshman families, 1 Sophomore, Junior, Senior family.
      • Text and email reminders will be sent out.

 

  • December 17  Kaukauna Basketball Showcase Event
    • Kwik Trip has agreed to be the major sponsor for the tournament
      • Giving us $5,000 - $3,500 in cash and $1,500 in Gift Certificates.
        • This money will cover the cost of the refs, T-Shirts for the Varsity teams only, and hospitality suite food.  Gift Certificates will be used to purchase food for the concession stands from Kwik Trip.
        • We will have TV coverage.
        • Kwik trip will be allowed to put a logo on the floor.
    • Gustman's has donated $1,000 for sponsorship of the hospitality suite.
    • Have an agreement with the Hilton Garden Hotel that the out of town teams will get a reduced rate of $89/King or $99/Double during the tournament.
    • Kimberly and Bay Port may be backing out of their deals, since

 

  • December 26-31 (range) Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Shootout
    • Our opponents are LaCrosse Central and Whitnall.  Both games are at 7:30.

 

  • January 28, 2017 Border Battle at Apple Valley, MN
    • Our opponent is DeLaSalle, the Class AAA MN State Champion.  Game will be at 4:15 PM

 

501 ( c) (3): Have been completed.  Motion by Tammi, second by Pete to approve, motion carried.

State Tournament Expenses: Still waiting for reimbursement from the WIAA for the second nght in the hotel for the team.

State Rings: Rings has been purchased and should be delivered by the end of June.

Jersey Purchases: 11 of the 12 members of the varsity team purchased their old jerseys.  Still have a few jerseys left which will be put up for sale to the general public.  The numbers are 22, 33, 42, 43, and 44.

There is still some interest in the "16" Jerseys.  The cost will be $85 and will be ordering 2 of them.

Purchase Display Jerseys: Coach has been approached by a local businessman about purchasing a jersey to have signed and display at his business.  Others might be interested in this opportunity as well.  We would not want to sell our actual game jerseys, but could offer the chance to order a jersey.

*MOTION by Vicki Erdman, Second by Dave Erdman: We will move forward on offering jerseys with the number "16" at cost to those interested in purchasing them, via social media.  Coach and Brian will use their discretion on the details of the jersey (color, style, etc.).  PASSED

Boys/Girls Double Headers: Brian has sent out a letter stating our points to FVA Board of Directors and has gotten no response.  Brian did say that they may be backing it down to 6 games, must do Home Away games against three teams.

Board Applications: Brian will be sending them out shortly.

Future meetings: No meeting in June, next meeting will be September 7th at 7:00 PM.

Open Forum: Trainer Joe sent an email to the Hoops Club thanking them for the gift Certficate.

Motion by Vicki, second by  Tammi to adjourn, motion carried.

Meeting adjourned at 9:50 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

Booster Club for the 2016 State Champion Kaukauna Ghosts

April 6, 2016

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Diane & Scott VandeWettering, Tony Vosters, Vicki & Dave Erdman, Kristen VanZeeland, Kim Hephner, Reed Giordana, Ryan Bowers, Matt McCabe, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 PM.

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  The treasurer's report was submitted and approved.

 

Concessions: The 3 youth tournaments plus the Division 3 Sectional final game gave us a very profitable month in March.

 

Traveling Teams: No Report.

 

Team Room: Most of the costs have been covered at this point.  Anything additional should be minimal.  We will need to look at adding to the mural.

*MOTION by Matt McCabe, Second by Dave Erdman:  To Extend the Hoops Club mural (boys side) to include the 2015-16 season on half of the current available space.  PASSED.

 

Fundraising Committee: Did not meet.

 

Financial Committee: Is connecting via e-mail.  No report.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • April 10  FVA All-Star Game
    • Reed will get the balls for the 3-point contest from Holy Cross.  Ryan will help with the contest if Reed is unavailable.
    • We need help with scoreboard, stat panel, book, announcer.  Pete will do scoreboard or book
    • Admissions and concessions workers are scheduled.
  • May 4  New Date for High School Banquet
    • The invitation has been sent out, and responses are coming in to Brian.
    • Sharon Johnson will coordinate registration that night.
    • Vicki will decorate.
    • BallisLife is working with Kathy Lorge on the video, at no extra charge to Hoops Club.
    • Don Krueger and Brian are working on a slide show.
  • June 3-10 Contact Days
    • Monday 6/6   8:00 - 3:00
    • Tuesday 6/7    3:00 - 6:00
    • Thursday 6/9   3:00 - 6:00
    • Friday 6/10     8:00 - 3:00
    • Tuesday 6/14   3:00 - 6:00

 

  • June 17-19 Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament
    • As in the past, we should be entering 3 teams, but only paying for 2
    • We might not use Riverview this year if we can play all the games at KHS.  The hope is to not use the court that parallels the main court due to space constraints.
  • December 17  Kaukauna Basketball Showcase Event
    • Confirmed/Committed teams are:
      • Kaukauna
      • Bay Port
      • Kimberly
      • Madison East
      • SPASH
      • Whitnall
      • LaCrosse Logan
    • We need at least one more team.  Coach provided the information on who has been contacted.  Many of the contacted teams have full schedules for next season, but are interested in the 2017-18 season.
    • Matt McCabe will make some contacts to try to fill at least one more slot.  We will offer to pay for 10 hotel rooms and meals.
  • December 26-31 (range) Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Shootout
    • Our opponents are LaCrosse Central and Whitnall.  Both games are at 7:30.
  • January 28, 2017 Border Battle at Apple Valley, MN
    • Our opponent is DeLaSalle, the Class AAA MN State Champion

 

501(c)(3): Tabled

Lights: According to Faith Technologies, who did the original electrical and lighting, the intent was not to have the lights stay on 24/7.  Matt will work with Kyle on this.

State Tournament Expenses: Brian covered all expenses for the team.  Hoops Club will reimburse Brian.  WIAA picks up $21/day for meals for 22 people for the 2 days we had games.  That money will go back to Hoops Club.  WIAA also covers the hotel for 2 nights - that will also go to Hoops Club.

  • · Meals - $2150
  • · Hotel - $2970
    • · Bus - $2744 (the difference between the cost of a school bus and a coach bus - the school will pay for a school bus only)
    • · Party - $1300 + $297 for pizza.  Erdmans paid for this, and Hoops Club has reimbursed.  Vicki will contact the hotel and try to negotiate a lower price for pizza and soda

State Tournament Mementos/Rings: An on-line Team Store will open on 4/7/16 with apparel, hats, and mini banners.  Anyone can purchase from this store.

Brian has information on opportunities for plaques and mini trophies.

Coach has information from 3 ring companies - Jostens seems to be the best, but coach and the team captains will decide on the design.

*MOTION by Matt McCabe, Second by Dave Erdman: Hoops Club will purchase a personalized mini trophy and subsidize up to $200 per ring for the following 23 people:

13 rostered players, Isaiah Hauschultz, Trevor Yao, Ben Cline, 6 coaches (Schalow, Bowers, VanBoxtel, Baumgart, Reardon, Evers), Brian Roebke.

An additional mini trophy will be purchased for John VanDrunen.  PASSED

Purchase Display Jerseys: Coach has been approached by a local businessman about purchasing a jersey to have signed and display at his business.  Others might be interested in this opportunity as well.  We would not want to sell our actual game jerseys, but could offer the chance to order a jersey.

*MOTION by Vicki Erdman, Second by Dave Erdman: We will move forward on offering jerseys with the number "16" at cost to those interested in purchasing them, via social media.  Coach and Brian will use their discretion on the details of the jersey (color, style, etc.).  PASSED

Boys/Girls Double Headers: There is a proposal from the Fox Valley Association to start playing FVA basketball games as Boy/Girl doubleheaders, starting in the 2017-18 season.  The FVA girls coaches voted 10-0 in favor of this proposal.  There are several aspects of the proposal that are a concern to our program, including (but not limited to):

  • · JV/Freshman players may not be able to see varsity games because they will have to find their own ride after their practice
  • · JV and Varsity would not be able to share players or combine drills at all practices
  • · JV would lose the opportunity to get used to playing in front of large crowds
  • · Varsity coaching staff would not be able to watch players at lower levels in game situations
  • · Coaching staff would not be together - JV/Freshman coaches might not be able to be on the bench to assist during varsity games
  • · JV/Freshman coaches would have to drive separately, causing more expense to the school district
  • · Locker rooms/showers would be a huge issue
  • · Concessions are offered by booster clubs - splitting the revenue would be difficult

*MOTION by Brian Roebke, Second by Dave Erdman: The Kaukauna Hoops Club opposes the proposal of Fox Valley Association basketball boy/girl doubleheaders for the reasons outlined in the attached document.  PASSED on roll call vote of members present, 13-0.

Dave Erdman - Yes

Vicki Erdman - Yes

Reed Giordana - Yes

Pete Gulbronson - Yes

Laurie Gulbronson - Yes

Brian Roebke - Yes

Mike Schalow - Yes

Scott VandeWettering - Yes

Diane VandeWettering - Yes

Matt McCabe - Yes

Kristen VanZeeland - Yes

Tony Vosters - Yes

Kim Hephner - Yes

The Hoops Club opposition to this proposal will be shared with Kyle Schleis, Kaukauna High School Activities Director, and Jim Doden, Fox Valley Association Conference Commissioner.

State Champion Appearances: The State Champion Ghosts will be honored at the Holy Cross Men's Open Basketball Tournament game at 7:30 PM on Friday, April 8.

The team will also be honored at the Kaukauna School Board meeting on Monday, April 11 at 5:30 PM.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Hoops Club Scholarships: Scholarships of $500 will be awarded to graduating seniors with at least a 3.2 grade point average.  Coach will get the list to Brian Roebke to present at KHS Senior Night.

Open Forum: Vicki presented the initial report from the Concessions Advisory Committee.  There are several excellent suggestions, including :

  • · Creating a Hoops Club Concessions Handbook/Policy Manual
  • · Establishing a Concessions Committee
    • o All sophomore parents, with one as identified leader
    • o 1 freshman parent
    • o 1 junior parent
    • o 1 senior parent
  • · Committee to be established at the annual Parent meeting
  • · Discussing Yearbook tournament at the annual High School Banquet
  • · Requiring 2 people to represent a player during their scheduled work shifts
  • · Allowing parents to sign up for desired dates

The Advisory Committee will move forward with the next step to implement the plan.

Thank you to Vicki, Diane, Kristen, and Gina.

There are some concerns regarding our current uniforms.  Many players need to roll their shorts due to length and size.  At least one white uniform is stained.

We are not on the school uniform rotation for another 4 years.  Last year, the school purchased the alternate orange uniforms for approximately $2500.

Hoops Club purchased two sets (white and black) 4 years ago for approximately $5400.

The newer, lighter sublimated uniforms are preferred, and are less expensive than the older, stitched style.

Currently, the orange uniforms are in excellent condition, the blacks are in decent condition, and the whites are showing their wear.

*MOTION by Matt McCabe, Second by Dave Erdman:  Hoops Club will purchase 2 new sets of sublimated uniforms, black and white, and new warm ups (18 per set), at a cost of up to $7000.  PASSED.

The school owns the current uniforms.  Coach will check to see if they will allow us to sell them to players, with the proceeds credited to the basketball account.  If so, Coach will set a price for the uniforms and make them available to players for purchase.

Next meeting - DATE CHANGE  Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 7:00 PM

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:19 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

March 2, 2016

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Mike Coenen, Diane & Scott VandeWettering, Paula & Tony Vosters, Vicki & Dave Erdman, Kristen VanZeeland, Gina & Tony Nytes, Kim Hephner, Reed Giordana, Rick Carl, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 PM in the BEAUTIFUL NEW KAUKAUNA BASKETBALL TEAM ROOM!

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  The treasurer's report was submitted.   There are currently about 60 vendors registered for the 2016 Craft Fair.  The maximum would be 160.

 

Concessions: Upcoming events include the Varsity regionals, a D-3 Sectional final, and several youth tournaments throughout March.

 

Traveling Teams: There are home tournaments three weekends in March.

The Sports Nutrition workshop was well-attended, and half the proceeds have been/will be donated back to Hoops Club.

Possible dates for the Travel Team banquet are April 10, between the high school banquet and the All-Star game, or March 20, following the youth tournament.  March 20 was selected.  Kevin will check on reserving the commons.  The meeting with the 8th grade players will be in the Team Room.

Rick Carl will "oversee" the tournament on March 13.

 

Team Room: The Team Room is almost complete, and it looks great!  The KGBA mural is still in the works.  The Hoops Club mural features teams that have won the conference or gone to state, as well as individuals who were leading scorers or Player of the Year.  TVs still need to be hooked up.  The white board will be replaced with a board that is a replica of the gym floor.

The "bump out" wall near the door will be used to recognize the donors for the project.

Lighting may be shifted to eliminate glare on the walls.  Outlet plates will be updated to blend in with the wall or will be black.

While the project was under budget in some areas, we are waiting for the final bills.  If there is money available, we can consider purchasing additional stacking chairs.

Thank you to Kevin for all his time and hard work on this successful project.

 

Fundraising Committee: The basket raffle on Hoops Club Night raised just under $1400.  Thank you to Kim for the cookies for the Hoops Club players, and for organizing and putting together the baskets.  The fundraising committee would like to make this an annual event at Hoops Club Night.

 

Financial Committee: No Report

 

State Tournament:  MOTION: If we travel to the state tournament, any necessary expenses as determined by Coach Schalow will be covered by Hoops Club.  PASSED.

 

 

 

 

Calendar of Events:

  • February 22  Fond du Lac (Senior Night)  Went well - but the smoke machine was forgotten
  • February 25  at Neenah
  • March 4-5  Regionals
  • March 6   Youth Tournament
  • March 12  D-3 Sectional Final - Concession workers are ready - just waiting to finalize game time
  • March 13  Youth Tournament
  • March 18-19  State Tournament
  • March 20  Youth Tournament
  • April 10  High School Banquet at The Mariner (Vicki will decorate)
  • April 10  FVA All-Star Game
  • June 3-10 Contact Days
    • Friday 6/3
    • Monday 6/6
    • Tuesday 6/7 - Evening
    • Friday 6/10
    • 5th Day undetermined at this time
  • June 17-19 Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament
  • December 17  Kaukauna Basketball Showcase Event
  • December 26-31 (range) Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Shootout
  • January 28, 2017 Border Battle at Apple Valley, MN

 

Kaukuana Basketball Showcase:  December 17, 2016 - 6 schools have signed contracts:  Bay Port, Kimberly, Whitnall, Madison East, SPASH, Kaukauna

There is an option for JV teams to play in the auxiliary gym.

We are currently looking for 2 more schools, preferably out-of-state.  Out of state teams would give us a good chance at getting sponsorships.  The Rock is still in for a sponsorship.

The goal is 4 games- 2 in the afternoon session, 2 in the evening session.

 

501 ( c) (3): Tabled

Lights: Costs came to $2,105.32.  There have been issues getting them to work, but they are now working.  The other issue is that the emergency lights in the gym cannot be turned off.  The spotlights are not effective unless all the lights are off.   We are trying to determine if it is possible to turn off the emergency lights.

There is someone willing to purchase the lights if we cannot use them.  The lights are currently in basketball storage.

Open Forum: Hoops Club received a Thank You note from the high school team for all the support we give them.

Diane and Scott VandeWettering are retiring from the concession coordinator position at the end of the year.  We need a new coordinator(s).  There was extensive discussion on how to help concessions run more smoothly.

In the past, freshman families were in charge, so there was change-over every year.

We could try using outside groups to run the booth during games.

It might help to condense the total number of shifts - consolidate set-up & work JV game; work varsity game & clean-up - so families have fewer actual days to work.

Each grade level (elementary and middle school) could be in charge of a night.

We could raise the price to participate in Hoops Club, and offer a refund after the season for those who work high school game concessions.

We could hire an intern or part-time paid position to coordinate purchasing and scheduling.

A Concessions Advisory Committee will meet and discuss these and other options, and report back to the board:

Diane will provide information

Vicki

Gina

Kristen

Next meeting -Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 7:00 PM

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:34 PM

 

NOTE: February meeting was cancelled.

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

January 6, 2016

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Mike Coenen, Tammie Hietpas, Diane VandeWettering, Paula & Tony Vosters, Dave Erdman, Kristen VanZeeland,Gina & Tony Nytes, Kim Hephner,  Laurie & Pete Gulbronson, Kevin Evers

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  The treasurer's report was submitted.

The club has purchased spotlights to use during player introductions.  There are 3 "dancing" lights, 1 with a logo, and a portable spotlight.  Isaiah will run them from the video table.  Cost is $1784.

 

 

Future Schedule: Contracts will be sent out for the Rock Shoot-Out in Kaukauna, 12/7/16.

 

Concessions: Things are running smoothly at this point.  More help is always welcome.

 

Traveling Teams: Teams are at mid-season.  There are home tournaments coming up in March.  Trinity Lutheran is working well for practices - we have not yet been billed or submitted a payment.

We still need teams for the March tournaments.

The Appleton youth basketball director is trying to get local teams together to consolidate their tournaments.  There are getting to be too many of them and clubs can't fill them.

The Heart of the Valley League is going well, and we are making money on concessions.  That may be a direction to go if we continue to have problems filling the tournaments.

 

Team Room: The cleaning out of the room was delayed, so the building of the platform is behind schedule, so a new timeline is being worked on.  The room should be cleared by Friday, 1/8, and thing should move along quickly after that.  The new goal is to be in the room by 2/1/6.

The chairs are currently in manufacturing, with a scheduled delivery date of 1/28.  The logo will not be in the carpet, but we can possibly put one in after installation.  Murals are moving forward, incorporating pictures of past successes and youth teams.  Kevin is working with KGBA to help with their mural.  The Promethium Board will be funded fully or partially by the school, and they will have access to use the room and the Board.  The table is on order - 14' with a dark wood laminate finish and 12 black rolling chairs.

The transition to the auxiliary gym will not be in time for the Kimberly game as expected.

Fundraising Committee: There will be a basket raffle on Hoops Club Night - 2/2/16 vs. Oshkosh West.  All players in 3rd - 12th grade will be asked to contribute.

 

Financial Committee: Mike gave information to Gina to start the review process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calendar of Events:

  • December 28 vs. Milwaukee Washington @WBY Tournament, Mequon (7:30 PM)
  • December 29 vs. Homestead @ WBY Tournament, Mequon (9:00 PM)- went well despite the weather.  This is a good tournament, and we are scheduled for 2 games again next season.
  • January 8 @ Appleton West
    • January 14 Kimberly (Teacher Appreciation Night - Mike/Kristen) This is falling on the night of Parent/Teacher conferences.  We will host a social between the JV and Varsity games.  All staff are invited.  Varsity players will personally invite a staff member, and write brief comments about why they selected that person.  Brian will publish these comments in the program.  All staff in attendance will be recognized at half time of the Varsity game.
  • January 16 vs. LaCrosse Central @ LaCrosse Center -
    • Team hotel is Settle Inn / Block of rooms for families at Candlewood Suites
  • January 19 @ Oshkosh North
  • January 22 Neenah (Parent Night - Pete / Diane will get the flowers - 35)
  • January 26 Appleton East
  • January 29 @ Hortonville
  • February 1 Oshkosh West FRESHMEN ONLY @ 6:00
  • February 2 Oshkosh West (Hoops Club Night - Pete/ Basket Raffle)
  • February 5 @ Appleton North
  • ****February 9 Fond du Lac (DATE CHANGE)
  • February 11 Appleton West (Little Dribblers Night)
  • February 16 @ Kimberly
  • February 19 Oshkosh North (Senior Night - Diane)
  • ****February 23 @ Neenah (DATE CHANGE)
  • April 10  All Star Game
  • April 10  Banquet at the Mariner
  • June 6-10 Contact Days
  • June 17-19 Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament
  • December 26-31 (range) Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Shootout
  • January 28, 2017 Border Battle at Apple Valley, MN

 

 

501 ( c) (3): Bylaws have been e-mailed out.  Please review for the February meeting.

The application for 501 (c) (3) is complete.

Restaurant Fundraisers: Buffalo Wild Wings and Pizza Ranch will do fundraiser nights for us.

We will shoot for dates in February.

Open Forum: The End of the Season Banquet will be Sunday, April 10.

Next meeting - DATE CHANGE -Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 7:00 PM

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:34 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

December 2, 2015

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Mike Coenen, Reed Giordana, Tammie Hietpas, Diane VandeWettering, Paula & Tony Vosters, Matt McCabe, Kristen VanZeeland, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson, Kevin Evers, Shana Hussin

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  The treasurer's report was submitted.  Nearly all of the tournament checks are written.

Shana Hussin: Shana, a registered dietician and sports nutritionist, presented her Educational Sports Nutrition Program, geared for student athletes, elite athletes, casual exercisers, and parents of student athletes.  The Board agreed to have the program presented to Hoops Club parents on a Monday night after the holidays.  Shana will create a flyer to hand out to coaches.  For High School athletes, time is the biggest obstacle for a program during the season.  High School parents will be invited to the Hoops Club presentation.

Shana also presented ideas to improve nutrition at the concession stand.  With space, storage, and electricity being potential issues, these suggestions will be considered for the future.

MOTION for Shana and Kristen to put together a plan and committee to implement some new options into concessions for the Hoops Club tournaments in March, with input and supervision from Diane.  PASSED.

 

Future Schedule: Contracts will be sent out for the Rock Shoot-Out in Kaukauna, 12/17/16.

 

Concessions: The pre-season scrimmage concessions went very well.  The Heart of the Valley League games also raised a lot of money for concessions.

The Meet the Ghosts program was positive - especially the autograph session.  We need to promote it more to the Hoops Club teams next year.  Also, we need to explain/promote the events of the day to the freshman families to get more participation from that grade level.

 

Travel Teams: All is going well to start the season.  Kevin will work on putting together a schedule of the 3rd and 4th graders to play at half time of the high school games.

 

Program Book: We are nearing the end of the ad sales.  The book should be ready for the first home game on December 10.

 

Team Room: KI is working on manufacturing the chairs - the PO is running through the school.  Gary VandeWettering will start the building over Christmas.  D&M is working on getting a carpet with the logo.  The murals are in process.  Kevin is working with the district on SmartBoard style technology.  The biggest need right now is a table and chairs.  We are looking for a solid wood table and 10 chairs.  The school may be interested in helping offset the cost, as they will be able to use the room as well.

MOTION: to grant an additional $6000 for a table and chairs for the new team room.  PASSED.

The target completion date is January 14, a home game against Kimberly.

 

Fundraising Committee: No Meeting

 

Financial Committee: No Meeting

 

Calendar of Events:

  • December 4 @ Appleton East
  • December 6 - traveling team tournament - Matt will supervise
  • December 10 Hortonville (Middle School Night - Pete)
  • December 18 @ Oshkosh West
  • December 20 - traveling team tournament - Kevin will supervise
  • December 22 Appleton North (Shot Club Night - Pete)
  • December 28 vs. Milwaukee Washington @WBY Tournament, Mequon (7:30 PM)
  • December 29 vs. Homestead @ WBY Tournament, Mequon (9:00 PM)

(Hotel information is out to families)

  • January 5 @ Fond du Lac
  • January 8 @ Appleton West
    • January 14 Kimberly (Teacher Appreciation Night - Mike/Kristen) We will involve players and staff members, with recognition between games
  • January 16 vs. LaCrosse Central @ LaCrosse Center - Hotel information will be out soon
  • January 19 @ Oshkosh North
  • January 22 Neenah (Parent Night - Pete / Diane will get the flowers)
  • January 26 Appleton East
  • January 29 @ Hortonville
  • February 1 Oshkosh West FRESHMEN ONLY @ 6:00
  • February 2 Oshkosh West (Hoops Club Night - Pete)
  • February 5 @ Appleton North
  • ****February 9 Fond du Lac (DATE CHANGE)
  • February 11 Appleton West (Little Dribblers Night)
  • February 16 @ Kimberly
  • February 19 Oshkosh North (Senior Night - Diane)
  • ****February 23 @ Neenah (DATE CHANGE)
  • June 6-10 Contact Days
  • June 17-19 Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament

 

On December 28, the JV and Freshman teams play at Hartland Arrowhead at Noon.  Parents and players may want to go to the Varsity game that night, so Coach will allow Travel Release Forms for that game.

Also, the coaches will not be able to ride the bus on the way back.  Tammie Hietpas volunteered to chaperone the bus home.

Coach will also investigate allowing parents to ride the bus both to and from Arrowhead with the players, as a "Family Bus."

 

501 ( c) (3): Bylaws have been created.  Brian will send them out for review.

The application for 501 (c) (3) is complete.

Board Background Checks: Everyone Passed!

Restaurant Fundraisers: Buffalo Wild Wings and Pizza Ranch will do Fundraiser nights for us.

We will shoot for dates in January or February.

Open Forum: Tammie Hietpas investigated flight and hotel information for a possible Florida trip during the 2017-18 season.  Right now an estimate is approximately $400 per person for flight and ground transportation.  Approximately $80-$90 per person per night for hotel costs.

Kevin is looking for something to put on the back wall of the new Team Room.

Board members can visit the new Team Room site after the meeting to get a better idea of the layout.

Next meeting - Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 7:00 PM

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:56 PM

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

November 4, 2015

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Tony &Gina Nytes, Vicki Erdman, Reed Giordana, Tammie Hietpas, Diane VandeWettering, Kim Hephner, Paula Vosters, Matt McCabe, Rick Carl, Kristen VanZeeland, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson, Kevin Evers

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  No Report

Future Schedule: For the 2016-17 season, we are now committed to the Border Battle at Apple Valley High School, MN, 1/28/17.

We will move forward with The Rock Shootout at home, 12/7/16.  Contracts are out to Kimberly and Bay Port.  Verbal commitments are in from Apple Valley, Milwaukee King, and Whitney Young.  We have a verbal commitment from Stevens Point - looking for an opponent.

We have committed to the Yearbook Tournament at Concordia College, the week of 12/26 -30/16 for 2 games.

That fills up our 4 non-conference games for 2016-17.

 

Concessions: The Craft Fair went very well.  Admissions were way up.  Next year we will use the new auxiliary gym.  We need more people to help out all day.

There were many positive comments about the boys helping out.  Next year we should consider using the players to help deliver the meals to the vendors.  Also, the players should wear some Kaukauna Basketball or Hoops Club apparel so people know who they are.

We also need bigger signs at concessions.

MOTION to purchase a Cash Counter ($500 maximum expenditure).  PASSED.

Vicki Erdman will follow up on the purchase.

 

Program Book: The ads are coming in slowly.  Be sure to get out there with the forms.

 

Coaches Fund:  MOTION to provide Coach with $1000 for his Coaches Fund.  PASSED.

 

Fundraising Committee: The Committee met to generate some preliminary fundraising ideas.  The goal is to not have the boys sell something, but rather to do event type fundraising.  Once we have by-laws, we can apply for a raffle license, which would be needed for most of the ideas.

Top ideas:  A Cash Raffle Event - at a local venue, selling raffle tickets and giving away cash prizes.

Hoops Club Basket Raffle - On Hoops Club Night - each grade level would provide a themed basket

"March Madness" Calendar Raffle

 

The committee needs to have a dollar goal set by the board and they will move forward with one or more of these ideas.

 

Team Room: KGBA has pledged $7500 toward the team room.  D & M Interiors will donate the carpet with logo and carpet installation as an in-kind donation.

Notes on vendors and proposals for stadium seating are available on the Hoops Club website.  The best quote is from KI in Green Bay. The chairs will have a Kaukauna Basketball logo on them.  All chairs will have the same logo.

Eagle Graphics will do wall murals for Hoops Club and KGBA.

MOTION: Hoops Club will match the $7500 from KGBA and move forward with the project.  Any expenses in excess of $15000 must receive Board approval.  PASSED.

 

Kevin Evers will coordinate the project, working with Coach Schalow.

 

Traveling Teams:  25 additional bags have been ordered.  The HOV league will play at KHS the next two weekends.  Concessions are set.  Teams provide their own workers for the score tables.

The tournament on 12/6 has 7 3rd grade and 4 4th grade teams, 3 of which are ours.  The tournament on 12/20 has 8 5th grade and 12 6th grade teams.

 

 

Calendar of Events:

  • November 10 - Pre-season meetings (Players @ 3:30, parents @ 6:30)
  • November 21 - Meet The Ghosts, Scrimmage, Social
    • Donuts, coffee, juice milk at 9:00
    • Social at Rose Hill at 5:00
    • Club pays for pizza and soda
  • December 1 @ Ashwaubenon
  • December 4 @ Appleton East
  • December 10 Hortonville (Middle School Night)
  • December 18 @ Oshkosh West
  • December 22 Appleton North (Shot Club Night)
  • December 28 vs. Milwaukee Washington @WBY Tournament, Mequon
  • December 29 vs. Homestead @ WBY Tournament, Mequon
  • January 5 @ Fond du Lac
  • January 8 @ Appleton West
  • January 14 Kimberly (Teacher Appreciation Night)
  • January 16 vs. LaCrosse Central @ LaCrosse Center
  • January 19 @ Oshkosh North
  • January 22 Neenah (Parent Night)
  • January 26 Appleton East
  • January 29 @ Hortonville
  • February 1 Oshkosh West FRESHMEN ONLY @ 6:00
  • February 2 Oshkosh West (Hoops Club Night)
  • February 5 @ Appleton North
  • February 11 Appleton West (Little Dribblers Night)
  • February 16 @ Kimberly
  • February 19 Oshkosh North
  • February 22 Fond du Lac (Senior Night)
  • February 25 @ Neenah
  • June 6-10 Contact Days
  • June 17-19 Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament

 

 

501 ( c) (3): Bylaws - Brian and Rick are working on them.

Financial - Mike and Brian are working on it.

Board Background Checks: There are 3 that have not been completed.  Please complete as soon as possible.

Restaurant Fundraisers: Buffalo Wild Wings and Pizza Ranch will do Fundraiser nights for us.

Kevin will also check with Subway.

Locker Tags: Magnetic locker tags have been ordered through Eagle Graphics for Varsity players.  They will have player name and number.

Open Forum: A 5th grade parent, Shana Hussin, would like to come to our next meeting to make a proposal for a sports nutrition program.  She will be first on the agenda.

Uniforms are currently 3 seasons old (alternate set is 1 year old).  We are not up until 2020 for school funding.  We will need to look at Hoops Club purchasing new uniforms prior to that.

The Lids team store has reopened through 11/9.

Eagle Graphics will reopen their team store after the season starts.

Next meeting - Wednesday, December 2, 7:00 PM

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:12 PM

 

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

October 7, 2015

 

 

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Reed Giordana, Mike Schalow, Scott & Diane Vande Wettering, Gina & Tony Nytes, Tony & Paula Vosters, Kristin Van Zeeland, Kimberly Hephner, Tammie Hietpas, Laurie Gulbronson, Matt McCabe, Rick Carl, Ryan Bowers, Kevin Evers, Dan VanBoxtel, Vicki Erdman, Kristen VanAsten

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 PM

 

The minutes from the September meeting were approved as presented.

 

Treasurer's report:  Treasurer's Report submitted and approved.  There are approximately 10 more tournaments that will need entry fees.  There is currently quite a bit in the Paypal account that Kevin will transfer over.

In light of the recent situation with the Kimberly Booster club, a suggestion was made to review how we look at our accounts and put some more checks and balances in place.  It is recommended that anyone who has access to the accounts should not be the same person who verifies the accounts.  We need to have someone review transactions and verify the accounts on a monthly basis - both the general operating account and the concession account.

 

Concessions: An error was corrected on the Concession Account report - balance is currently $15,553.65, not $1,553.65.

Diane will purchase turkeys for the Craft Fair concessions.

 

Team Room: Per the Board's direction, Coach Schalow put together a vision to turn Room A147 into a Team Room.  Coach presented ideas and cost projections for different configurations.

He presented the opportunity to boys and girls volleyball, football, wrestling, and girls basketball programs.  We are waiting to hear from girls basketball - all of the rest have no interest.

Several questions were discussed:

-          Is it too far from the front row to the screen

-          Should screen be placed on a side wall instead

-          Can we install the chairs ourselves to save some money

-          Can Eagle Graphics do a logo wall for less than $1200 (YES)

-          Can we move forward without support from girls basketball

 

The prices presented are good until the end of October.  If the order is in by early November, the project should be finished by the end of January.  We need to be prepared to move forward or the room might pass to another use.

MOTION:  To move forward with creating the tiered/stepped flooring, installing carpet, and creating a Hoops Club / Basketball theme mural.  Second.  MOTION PASSED.

 

Coach and Brian will communicate with the girls program, and let us know after their meeting what they plan to contribute.  At that time, Brian will e-mail Board members to vote on moving forward with the rest of the project (stadium chairs, basketball white board, Promethean board)

 

Fundraising ideas were presented (March Madness raffle night).  Rick will check on the need for a raffle license.

 

 

Future (2016-17) Schedule:  Coach Schalow presented several options for the 2016-17 non-conference schedule.

December 17, 2016, Kaukauna will host a shootout (tentatively "The Rock Shootout") as a fundraiser and to showcase high level teams.  Verbal commitments are in for Kimberly and Bay Port.  Other potential games would be Milwaukee King vs Chicago Whitney Young, and Kaukauna vs Apple Valley MN.

This leaves opportunities for 3 additional non-conference games.

Fundraising, in addition to the Shootout, will be necessary.

 

Traveling Teams: We had a record number of players at evaluations.  Tournaments are being finalized.

 

Facility Calendar Conflicts:  Gym restriction issues have gotten worse.  We can't get adequate practice time for all of the Hoops Club teams.  Trinity Lutheran gym is available for rent, at $25/hour (this may be negotiated down).

MOTION: To allocate up to $600 for rental of gym time to provide practice space for all Hoops Club youth teams.  Second.  MOTION PASSED

 

Program Book Advertisements: Ads from last year were distributed to members present.  Board members are also asked to solicit additional advertisers for the book.

Calendar of Events:

  • November 1  Craft Fair -
    • Raffle - Vicki Erdman
    • Admissions - Kim Hephner
    • Concessions - Diane
    • Start-up Cash - Gina
    • Save the Date E-mail - Coach Schalow
    • Request 7th & 8th grade boys & parents to assist - Kristin VanAsten will do a sign-up for 6:00 - 9:00 AM
    • Flyers to Larry's and Dick's
  • November 10 - 3:00 Team Meeting
  • November 10 - 6:30  Parent Meeting
  • November 21 - Meet the Ghosts, Scrimmage, Social
  • December 1 - at Ashwaubenon
  • December 4 - at Appleton East
  • December 10 - Hortonville
  • December 18 - at Oshkosh West
  • December 22 - Appleton North
  • December 28 - vs Milwaukee Washington @ WBY Tournament, Mequon (7:30)
  • December 29 - vs Homestead @WBY Tournament, Mequon (9:00)
  • January 5 - at Fond du Lac
  • January 8 - at Appleton West
  • January 14 - Kimberly
  • January 16 - vs LaCrosse Central @ LaCrosse Center
  • January 19 - at Oshkosh North
  • January 22 - Neenah
  • January 26 - Appleton East
  • January 29 - at Hortonville
  • February 2 - Oshkosh West
  • February 5 - at Appleton North
  • February 11 - Appleton West
  • February 16 - at Kimberly
  • February 19 - Oshkosh North
  • February 22 - Fond du Lac
  • February 25 - at Neenah

 

MOTION: For one night hotel stay in Mequon for the WBY tournament.  Second.  MOTION FAILED.

 

MOTION: For two night hotel stay in Mequon for the WBY tournament.  Second.  MOTION PASSED.

 

MOTION: For one night hotel stay in LaCrosse after LaCrosse Central game.  Second.  MOTION PASSED.

501 (c) (3) / By-Laws: Rick is working on filing for this status.  He will work with Brian and Mike to complete the application.  Filing fees of $435 are part of the process.

Board Background Checks: If you have not already completed the background check form, please do so as soon as possible.

Open Forum: The following two committees were created:

Financial Committee:  Rick Carl, Mike Coenen, Matt McCabe, Gina Nytes

Fundraising Committee:  Kimberly Hephner, Matt McCabe, Paula & Tony Vosters, Kristen VanZeeland, Laurie Gulbronson

Hoops Club received a heart-felt thank you from Colin Specht for the donation to the Bruce Specht Memorial Fund.

Next meeting - Wednesday, November 4, 7:00 PM

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:36 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

September 2, 2015

 

 

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Reed Giordana, Mike Schalow, Scott & Diane Vande Wettering, Tony Nytes, Tony & Paula Vosters, Kristin Van Zeeland, Kimberly Hephner, Tammie Hietpas, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson, Matt McCabe, Rick Carl, Ryan Bowers, Kevin Evers

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 PM

 

The minutes from the May meeting were approved as presented.

 

WELCOME NEW HOOPS CLUB BOARD MEMBERS!   Thank you for your interest in Kaukauna Basketball.

Election of Board of Directors:

Director of Basketball Operations - Brian Roebke

Vice-President - Reed Giordana

Treasurer - Mike Coenen

Secretary - Laurie Gulbronson

Treasurer's report:  Treasurer's Report submitted and approved.

 

Concessions: No Report.

 

Summer Coaching: This was an experimental year due to the WIAA changes in the spring.  The coaching staff did not coach in most league and tournament games - recent graduates of the program served as coaches.  Coaches were present at 100% of the games.  Coaching staff did coach in the Dells tournament.

Coaches worked directly with players during 5 Contact Days and 5 Skill Sessions.  Coach will look at adding more Skill Sessions next summer after the Contact Days.

Thank you to program alums Cole Hake, Jon Vande Wettering, Carter Belling, and Tyler VandenBloemen for their help all summer.

 

Hudl: The FVA will continue their agreement with Hudl to provide film exchange throughout the conference.  We acquired iPads and cameras last year for this program.  The cost is approximately $400 per year to renew the contract.

MOTION:  To spend approximately $400 to renew the FVA/Hudl contract.  PASSED.

 

Coaches Membership / Clinic:  Our annual membership in the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association  can include up to 10 people.  We include our High School coaching staff, Brian Roebke, Kyle Schleis, and Mike Werbowsky.  Membership is $100 annually; Coaches Clinic is $75.

MOTION:  To renew our membership in the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association, and to pay Coaches Clinic fees.  PASSED.

 

Equipment: The Auxiliary gym should be finished by January 1, 2016.  Brian, Mike, Kyle Schleis and Bob Schaffer met regarding possible Hoops Club donations to the project.  Suggestions were to pay for hoops, tables, chairs, etc.; to purchase a new gun or any other equipment that we would want specifically for basketball; or to donate a lump sum of money.

All necessary equipment (hoops, 46 chairs and chair rack, wall padding, scorer's table) has been ordered and is part of the facilities expansion budget.

 

Discussion focused on doing something additional with our donations, not putting money to something that is already covered in the facilities upgrade cost.

Items on Coach Schalow's wish list include:

A Noah System (a shooting aid that provided real-time feedback)

Outfitting Room A147 into an athletic meeting room/team room (basketball white board, projection & screen system, meeting table and chairs, etc - no structural changes needed)

Refurnishing the coaches office

New/additional gun

We can gauge interest from other groups (girls basketball, boys and girls volleyball) to see if they would help with any additional funding needed.

MOTION: To have Coach Schalow and the coaching staff work with Kyle Schleis on a vision for Room A147, and report back with potential costs at our October Hoops Club meeting.  PASSED

Brian and Matt will talk with KGBA about purchasing a Noah System.

Brian will inform the school that Hoops Club will make an in-kind donation to the facilities upgrade project - cost and items to be determined.

 

Meet The Ghosts Day:  Scheduled for Saturday, 11/21.  This is the day of the first scrimmage.  Time will be moved to 9:00, with coffee, juice and donuts.  Team photos, followed by scrimmage, followed by team social that evening.

 

Future (2016-17) Schedule:  All 4 non-conference games for the 2016-17 season are currently open.  Coach has been contacted with many offers, including:  Chicago trip for first game; Apple Valley, MN game; Open Invitation for the Yearbook Tournament in December; Derrek Rose Christmas Tournament in Chicago (4 games); Florida games in December or January.

Organizers would like commitments by the end of October.

We need to consider fundraising options to make such trips feasible.  Currently the Craft Fair and the summer Yearbook Tournament bring in the most money, but that is used for our regular annual expenses.  We can add the gym floor for craft fair vendors, but we would still need to do more fundraising.

Possible events could include a hosting a high profile team tournament, with higher admission fees; offering camps and/or clinics; and requesting sponsorships.

MOTION: Coach will determine what he feels would be the best options for 2016-17 non-conference games, and Hoops Club will appoint a fundraising committee to set a goal and raise funds.  PASSED.

We are hosting the Border Battle again during the 2017-18 season.

 

Traveling Teams: The registration website needs to be set up.  This year players will get team shorts (last year they got shooting shirts).

Evaluations are on Sunday, October 4.  On-line registration will end on October 1.  We need to look at cutting off numbers at 32/grade.  Coaches still need to be set up - non-parent coaches will be set up first.

Matt will set up evaluators for October 4.  Current players cannot help with evaluations, but high school students who are not players can help.

Registration information must be sent to schools.  Kevin will provide Coach with the flyer, and he will make copies and get it out to the schools.

Equipment still needs to be inventories.

Tournament announcements are coming in steadily.  Reed will set up the tournaments again.

Our tournaments will be posted on the WisHoops site.

Facility Calendar Conflicts:  There are many conflicts for gym time for youth teams.  Some KGBA teams schedule individual team practices rather than grade level practices, which takes up a lot of gym time.  The understanding is that middle school grade teams should have practice at Riverview, and elementary teams should practice at elementary schools.

St. Mary's might be available; we could request use of their gym for a fee or upkeep.

This is a problem every year.  Hoops Club, KGBA, and Kyle Schleis need to get together to work on a solution.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • November 1  Craft Fair
  • November 10 - 3:00 Team Meeting
  • November 10 - 6:30  Parent Meeting

 

501 (c ) (3) / By-Laws: The By-Laws cannot be found.  Matt will check with KGBA to see what they have.  Rick Carl is an accountant - he will help with the paperwork for 501 (c) (3) status, and will also check on Shawano's by-laws.

Board Background Checks: Brian will get the information to new members who need background checks.

Highlight Video Contract:  Kathy Lorge followed all guidelines of the contract for last season.

MOTION: To use the same contract information to contract Kathy Lorge to create the highlight video this season.  PASSED

Open Forum: The air conditioning in the gym should be in place by January 1.

We received a Thank You from Derek Hanson for our donation to the All-Star Football Game in his name.

Hoops Club will send $100 to the Bruce Specht Memorial Fund.

CONGRATULATIONS TO COACH SCHALOW on being named the recipient of the Steve Randall Award by the WCBA. Coach will receive his award at the Hall of Fame Banquet later this month.

Next meeting - Wednesday, October 7, 7:00 PM

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:07 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

May 6, 2015

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Gina Nytes, Vicki & Dave Erdman, Reed Giordana, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson, Dan VanBoxtel, Ryan Bowers, Troy Baumgart

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  Treasurer's Report submitted and approved.  Scholarship checks have been written for Carter Belling, Derek Hansen, and Nic Patterson.

Concessions: No Report

 

Summer Coaching: The WIAA has passed a new rule that allows non-school coaches to have unlimited contact with players during the summer (from the day after graduation until July 31).  The WIAA clarified that a "non-school coach" is someone hired/ appointed by an outside group, business, or organization to coach athletes throughout the summer, in skill sessions, leagues, and tournaments.  These coaches can be regular school coaches, but during the time of this appointment, they would not have any official affiliation with the school district.   Gym time needs to be arranged by the outside organization, and school equipment cannot be used.  Any tournament or league fees must be paid by the outside organization.

This does not replace the 5 Contact Days that have been allowed in the past.  Contact Days are still under the jurisdiction of the school district, and school equipment can be used for those 5 days.

 

MOTION by Brian Roebke:

The Kaukauna Hoops Club appoints Mike Schalow, Ryan Bowers, Dan Van Boxtel, Troy Baumgart, Ryan Reardon, and Kevin Evers to oversee the 2015 summer basketball season from June 4 through July 31 by coaching and coordinating other coaches for varsity, junior varsity, and freshman level teams.

Seconded by Laurie Gulbronson.

Roll-Call Vote of Board of Directors:

Mike Coenen - Not Present

Sandy Coenen - Not Present

Dave Erdman - Yes

Vicki Erdman - Yes

Kevin Evers - Abstain

Reed Giordana - Yes

Pete Gulbronson -  Yes

Laurie Gulbronson - Yes

Mark Hansen - Not Present

Tony Nytes - Not Present

Gina Nytes - Yes

Brian Roebke - Yes

Mike Schalow - Abstain

Scott VandeWettering - Not Present

Diane VandeWettering - Not Present

 

MOTION PASSED on vote of 7 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstentions

 

The Hoops Club expectation of the summer coaching staff is to ensure that all league and tournament games are staffed with a coach. Graduates of the program will still be asked to take on summer coaching duties; appointed summer coaches will be able to coach and have contact during summer leagues and tournaments as they see fit throughout the season.

 

We will need to provide balls and ball bags for summer use, as we cannot use school equipment.

MOTION to purchase 20 basketballs and 3 basketball bags for use during the summer season.  PASSED.

 

 

Calendar of Events:

  • April 12  Banquet - Went well - the highlight video met the contract requirements.  Vicki commented on the hard work that went into the booklet, and thanked Brian for such an impressive job.  We will discuss the date for next year's banquet at the next meeting - possibly moving away from the day of the All Star Game.
  • April 12  All Star Game - Went well - Mike will look at the calendar for next year and schedule.
  • June 5-12 Contact Days
    • Friday, June 5 - full day 8:00 - 3:00
    • Monday, June 8 - full day 8:00 - 3:00
    • Tuesday, June 9 - PM only 12:30 - 4:00
    • Wednesday, June 10 - OFF
    • Thursday, June 11 - PM only 12:30 - 4:00
    • Friday, June 12 - full day 8:00 - 3:00
  • June 19-21  Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament - Entries still coming in.  Kaukauna will have 3 teams participate.

 

Carter Belling All-Star Game: MOTION for Hoops Club to donate $200 for Carter in the Wisconsin State All Star Game. PASSED.

Shot Club: Brian and Mike have discussed ways to increase participation in the shot club - looking at different levels of recognition (1000, 1500, 2000…) and different types of awards.  With the new Summer School format, it makes it difficult to get students motivated.

Suggestions included handing the forms out at the Travel Team banquet, having a drawing at Shot Club Night (players would get one ticket for each 100 shots), going back to having plaques as the awards (everyone liked this idea).  MOTION to have Brian and Mike determine a new strategy for Shot Club.  PASSED.

By-Laws: No report

Board Applications: We do have applications from some potential new members.  Brian will notify all members prior to the next meeting.

Open Forum: The Ground Breaking ceremony for the new athletic facilities will be tomorrow, Thursday, May 7.  The School Board approved air conditioning for the gym, and it is hoped that this will be in place before the Yearbook Tournament on June 19-21.

We need someone to be the "money handler" for the Yearbook tournament.  We have to keep track of admissions and concessions separately, as half of the concession money goes back the Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook.  Gina will put together a worksheet to record all the financial information.  Vicki and Laurie will take the lead for this year, and recruit and train someone for next year.  A sub-committee (including Gina, Vicki and Laurie) will meet to discuss the plan on Thursday, June 4, 7:00 at Verbetens.  Everyone is welcome.

Next meeting - Wednesday, September 2, 7:00 PM

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:23 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

April 1, 2015

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Mike Coenen, Tony Nytes, Scott & Diane VandeWettering, Vicki Erdman, Reed Giordana, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  Treasurer's Report submitted and approved.  There are lots of Craft Fair registrations coming in.

Concessions: We will have popcorn, hot dogs, candy, and drinks for the All Star Game.

 

 

Calendar of Events:

  • March 8  Youth Tournament (Grades 4-6) - 5th grade was Invite Only as a warm-up for the State Tournament - we had a good response to this format
  • March 15  Youth Tournament (Grades 3,7,8)
  • March 29 Travel Team Banquet - pizza count was good - 7th grade was not there as they had a tournament
  • April 12  Banquet - Many have not responded - Tim Patterson is taking RSVPs
  • April 12  All Star Game - All players have responded - waiting for their paperwork
  • June 5-12 Contact Days
    • Friday, June 5 - full day 8:00 - 3:00
    • Monday, June 8 - full day 8:00 - 3:00
    • Tuesday, June 9 - PM only 12:30 - 4:00
    • Wednesday, June 10 - OFF
    • Thursday, June 11 - PM only 12:30 - 4:00
    • Friday, June 12 - full day 8:00 - 3:00
  • June 19-21  Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament - Entries are starting to come in.  Kaukauna will have 3 team participate.

 

 

Coaches Background Checks: Checks are completed and paid for.  Brian has viewed them.

Score Table: No report

Derek Hansen All-Star Game:  Derek has been selected for the Wisconsin Football All-Star game.  MOTION to donate $100 for Derek.  PASSED.

State Tournament: Hoops Club purchased 4 tickets and paid for hotel rooms for coaching staff.  MOTION to reimburse Kevin for his ticket costs.  PASSED,

501( c )(3): No report

Shot Club: We need to look at different incentives and/or different levels of recognition to try to increase participation in the Summer Shot Club.  We have done plaques and t-shirts in the past.  The information needs to get out in a different way - maybe through Hoops Club coaches.

By-Laws: Needed for the 501 (c) (3) application.  Diane will ask Kathy VandeWettering if she has a copy from her years as secretary.

Board Applications: Available at the meeting and on the website.  We need to recruit more participants - particularly at the younger levels.

Open Forum: The summer schedule meeting will be in late April or early May.  At that meeting, Coach will reinforce the need for parent help at the Yearbook Tournament.  All families will be scheduled - even freshman families, though they do not play.

Pete will compile stats regarding home/away/neutral site games from the season.

Parent Night plaques will be distributed at the banquet.

The Hoops Club tournament in December is in jeopardy due to gym scheduling issues.  Between high school wrestling and basketball, the gym is in high demand for weekend use.

Two Saturdays in November are scheduled for the Heart of the Valley League.

We can store the Hoops Club bags at Eagle Graphics again.  Kevin is waiting for the season to end so all the bags can be collected.

Portable Scoreboards - Tony has 2 scoreboards, new and unopened.  We currently have 3, with 2 being in very good shape, and don't have a need for more.  We can look at selling the extra scoreboards.

Next meeting - Wednesday, May 6, 7:00 pm

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:50 PM

 

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

March 4, 2015

Present: Brian Roebke, Diane VandeWettering, Vicki & Dave Erdman, Gina and Tony Nytes, Reed Giordana, Mike Coenen, Lisa Natrop, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  Treasurer's repot approved.  Entry fees are still coming in for grade school tournaments.

Concessions: Game night concessions have been going up every week.  Water and popcorn are the big sellers.

Friday the doors will open at 6:00.  Vicki will begin popping popcorn early to try to stay on top of it.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • March 8  Youth Tournament (Grades 4-6) - Need supervision help.  Play starts at 8:00
  • March 15  Youth Tournament (Grades 3,7,8) - Need supervision help
  • March 29  Youth Banquet
  • April 12  Banquet @ Mariner - Tim Patterson will handle reservations.  Vicki will do decorations.
  • April 12  All Star Game - Will start working on it after the all-conference meeting.
  • June 8-12 Contact Days
  • June 19-21  Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament

 

Coaches Background Checks: Brian is still working on getting into the system.  Checks are complete.

Program Book: Completed, printed and available.

Score Table: No report

501(c)(3): No report

State Tournament: Hoops Club will pay to upgrade the bus and help with meals.

Bus to Luxemburg: The varsity team traveled to Luxemburg to scout - Hoops Club provided a bus due to poor weather conditions and slippery roads.

Open Forum: Hoops Club purchased a video camera and card to tape a game in Milwaukee for scouting - approximately $150.

Player plaques still need to be distributed.

The Website is updated.

Next meeting - Wednesday, April 1, 7:00 pm

Meeting adjourned at 7:29 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

February 11, 2015

 

Present: Brian Roebke, Diane VandeWettering, Vicki & Dave Erdman, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:06 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  No Treasurer's Report was available for the meeting.

Concessions: Game night concessions are up from last year.  Candy is going very fast, as is soda and popcorn.  Extra hot dogs will be on hand for the Kimberly game.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • February 17 Kimberly
  • February 23  JV and Frosh AT Seymour
  • February 26  Neenah (Senior Night) (Little Dribblers Night - changed from Kimberly game)
  • March 8  Youth Tournament (Grades 4-6)
  • March 15  Youth Tournament (Grades 3,7,8)
  • April 12  Banquet @ Mariner
  • April 12  All Star Game - Need sponsors for Program Book
  • June 8-12 Contact Days
  • June 19-21  Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament

 

Senior Night: We need boards for the senior photo displays - all displays should be the same size.  Music stands can be used for easels for the boards.  Vicki Erdman will get the smoke machine.  Diane VandeWettering is getting flowers.

Coaches Background Checks: Complete

Program Book: Completed, printed and available. We need to get new advertisers for this next year.

Score Table: No report

501(c)(3): No report

State Tournament: Tabled until next meeting

Open Forum: Kaukauna has "unofficially" been named host of the Border Battle in 2018.

We received a thank-you letter from Superintendent Duerwaechter thanking the club for our financial support of the hotel stay for the team for the Concordia tournament.

The "Best Seats in the House" will be at the Kimberly game - Coach Schalow's couch, food, wait service, etc.

Everyone liked the Teacher Appreciation Night at Fond du Lac, and would like to start something like that here next year.  It could be just for seniors, or for the entire team.  We will discuss this further if/when Coach Schalow agrees to the idea.

Vicki would like to start doing the half-time Hoop Shot at games.  This could be a new money-maker.  With all of the activities currently going on (dance team, special nights, youth scrimmages, etc.) we would have to make sure we do not extend halftime.  We can work with Kyle Schleis to see if halftime events can be coordinated / limited.

Next meeting - Wednesday, March 4, 7:00 pm

Meeting adjourned at 7:55 PM\

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

January 7, 2015

Present: Brian Roebke, Tony Nytes, Diane & Scott VandeWettering, Reed Giordana, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson, Kristine VanAsten, Kevin Evers

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  No report was submitted - treasurer out of town.

Concessions: The Youth Tournaments on 12/13 & 14 went well.

Concessions is buying more supplies from Piggly Wiggly.

For upcoming home games, we will have extra help from Key Club members.  2 students will help out from 5:30 - 9:00 on game nights - 3 for the Kimberly game.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • January 9  Appleton West
  • January 20  Oshkosh North
  • January 30  Hortonville
  • February 6  Appleton North (Hoops Club Night - Pete Gulbronson)
  • February 17 Kimberly (Little Dribblers Night - Gatlin Bibow)
  • February 23  JV and Frosh AT Seymour
  • February 26  Neenah (Senior Night - Diane VandeWettering will order flowers)
  • March 8  Youth Tournament (Grades 4-6) - FULL
  • March 15  Youth Tournament (Grades 3,7,8) 3rd grade - only 2 teams - may be cancelled;  8th grade has 1 opening
  • April 12  Banquet
  • April 12  All Star Game
  • June 8-12 Contact Days
  • June 19-21  Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament

 

 

Sweat Mops: The mops arrived and have been used for games.

Facility Expansion: Scaled back plan has been approved.  There should be an auxiliary gym available next season.

Program Book: In process

Highlight Video: We now have a signed contract with Kathy Lorge

501( c ) (3): Nothing new yet.

Hoops2Help: The presentation was made at the December 5 game.  There are still some t-shirts left.

Open Forum: Hoop Hats are now available at home games.  An e-mail with a photo will be sent to Hoops Club participants.

Travel teams are in the process of trimming down to State/Select teams for 3-6 grade.  7th and 8th grade have one team each.  Other players will continue to play on non-select teams through February.  Once teams are set they are not changed due to parent requests.  They may be changed at the discretion of the coaches based on team needs.

The games for the young Hoops Club teams at halftime of high school games have been well received by the players and fans.

Help is still needed for many tasks.  Concessions seems to be a big need.  We will consider having 7th and 8th grade parents help with game night concessions next year.  We need to continue to look for ways to get more people involved at all levels, particularly at the high school level.

The dance team requested to use the popcorn machine and coolers for their competition in January.

Next meeting  DATE CHANGE- Wednesday, February 11, 2015.  7:00 PM

Meeting adjourned at 8:10 PM

\KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

December 3, 2014

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Gina & Tony Nytes, Diane VandeWettering, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson, Mike Coenen, Kristine VanAsten, Kevin Evers

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  Mike Coenen presented the report.

Concessions: The 5th grade league game went well.  In the future, we could do up to  2 weekends of the HOV League and take in concessions and admissions.  We need to get on the schedule as soon as possible

MOTION to host 2 HOV League tournaments next year - prefer November 7 & 13 - at KHS.  PASSED.  Coach will reserve the facility for all day those two Saturdays.

 

Calendar of Events:

  • November 22 Meet the Ghosts  & Scrimmage - went well.  Key Club volunteers ran concessions with no problems.
  • November 22 Social @ Rose Hill -  Good turn-out.
  • November 29  Fresh Coast Classic - we have been invited back for next year - we have not yet accepted as there may be other options
  • December 2   Ashwaubenon (Parents Night) - Plaques will come later
  • December 5  Appleton East (Middle School Night - Pete Gulbronson)
  • December 13  Youth Tournament (Grades 3-4) - full - all teams paid
  • December 14  Youth Tournament (Grades 5-6) - full - all teams paid
  • December 19  Oshkosh West (Shot Club Night - Pete Gulbronson)
  • December 27  JV vs. Roncalli @ 12:00;  Frosh vs. St. Mary's Central @ 1:30
  • December 30-31 Varsity WBY Shootout at Concordia, Mequon - Play at 12:00 on 12/3; 1:30 on 12/31 (Hotel - Four Points Sheraton)
  • January 6  Fond du Lac
  • January 9  Appleton West
  • January 20  Oshkosh North
  • January 30  Hortonville
  • February 6  Appleton North (Hoops Club Night - Pete Gulbronson)
  • February 17 Kimberly (Little Dribblers Night - Gatlin Bibow)
  • February 23  JV and Frosh AT Seymour
  • February 26  Neenah (Senior Night - Diane VandeWettering will order flowers)
  • March 8  Youth Tournament (Grades 4-6) - 6th grade now has openings
  • March 15  Youth Tournament (Grades 3,7,8) 3rd grade - only 2 teams
  • April 12  Banquet
  • April 12  All Star Game
  • June 8-12 Contact Days
  • June 19-21  Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament

 

 

Sweat Mops: Pete has ordered them - should be here nor Oshkosh West game.

Facility Expansion Request: Meeting tomorrow - nothing new to report.

Program Book Ads:  No current update.

Score Table: Both tables will be used for scoring.  We might need to get another one when the expanded facility is open.  D & M Interiors may be interested in advertising on it, with the KGBA logo.

Highlight Video: Kathy Lorge will be contracted for the video.  The following guidelines will be in the contract:

30 minutes for regular season

Post-season/State - expand to 45 minutes

Due April 10, 2015

Maximum of 25 copies

Hoops Club will not supply equipment for creating the video

Payment by May 1, 2015

501( c ) (3): Brian contacted the Davidson Law office - their fee is $280, which does not include the application/filing charge of $450.  MOTION to have Davidson Law Office file a 501( c ) (3) application for Hoops Club.  PASSED.

Hoops2Help: Presentation will be on Friday, December 5, before the Varsity game.

Open Forum: Kevin has created First Aid kits for all the Hoops Club teams.

Kevin will get Brian the e-mail addresses of all Hoops Club coaches for background checks.

Concussion forms will be needed for all Hoops Club players.

Diane found T-shirts in the concession area - they belong to KGA.

New Class Reps are as follows:

3 - Deneen Shiffert

4 - Shana Hussin

5 - Lisa Natrop

6 - Todd Drzewiecki

7 - Deb Newhouse

8 - Tom Schmidt

9 - Kevin Evers

10 - Pete & Laurie Gulbronson

11 - Dave & Vicki Erdman

12 - Tim Patterson

MOTION to purchase 12 pull-overs to identify Hoops Club tournament Staff/Supervisors.  PASSED.

Next meeting - Wednesday, January 7, 2015.  7:00 PM

Meeting adjourned at 7:55 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

November 4, 2014

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Gina & Tony Nytes, Diane VandeWettering, Vicki & Dave Erdman, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson, Mike Coenen, Reed Giordana, Bret Gerrits, Kristine VanAsten, Kevin Evers

The meeting was called to order at 6:02 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  Mike Coenen presented the report.  Much of the balance is from the Hoops 2 Help benefit.

Concessions: No new report.

Calendar of Events:

  • October 12  Coaches Clinic - Went well.  18-20 coaches there.
  • October 18  Hoops 2 Help - a fantastic turnout and a great day.  The numbers are still being finalized.  Thanks to everyone for their help and support.
  • November 2 Craft Show:  Admissions/Raffle/Concessions took in $6791.80. Admissions and raffle are up from last year, concessions down about $300.  $6400 from vendors.  There is still some advertising left to pay.  Lots of compliments from everyone - especially about the help with set-up and take-down from the boys.  We turned away about 15 vendors this year so next year we will look at using the court with the cover on it so we have room for more.
  • November 11  Pre-season meeting for players @ 3:30
  • November 12  Parent meeting @ 6:30
  • November 17 First Day of Practice
  • November 22 Meet the Ghosts Pictures @ 1:00,  Scrimmage starts at 11:00.  Varsity, JV, one freshman game. All 4 courts will be used.  Laurie will check with Key Club to see if we can get students to work concessions for their service hours.
  • November 22 Social @ Rose Hill -  Starts after scrimmage - Pizza will start at 6:00
  • November 29  VS Milwaukee South Division - Frosh and JV at South Division, Varsity at UW-Milwaukee
  • December 2   Ashwaubenon (Parents Night)
  • December 5  Appleton East (Middle School Night)
  • December 13  Youth Tournament (Grades 3-4) - full - all teams paid
  • December 14  Youth Tournament (Grades 5-6) - full - all teams paid
  • December 19  Oshkosh West (Shot Club Night)
  • December 27  JV vs. Roncalli @ 12:00;  Frosh vs. St. Mary's Central @ 1:30
  • December 30-31 Varsity WBY Shootout at Concordia, Mequon - Play at 12:00 on 12/3; 1:30 on 12/31
  • January 6  Fond du Lac
  • January 9  Appleton West
  • January 20  Oshkosh North
  • January 30  Hortonville
  • February 6  Appleton North (Hoops Club Night)
  • February 17 Kimberly (Little Dribblers Night)
  • February 23  JV and Frosh AT Seymour
  • February 26  Neenah (Senior Night)
  • March 8  Youth Tournament (Grades 4-6) - full
  • March 15  Youth Tournament (Grades 3,7,8) openings in 3rd and 7th grade
  • April 12  Banquet
  • April 12  All Star Game
  • June 8-12 Contact Days
  • June 19-21  Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament

 

 

Coaches Fund:  MOTION to provide Coach Schalow with $750 for the Coaches Fund.  PASSED.

Facility Expansion Request: Due to projected costs, the project is being broken down by priorities.  The top priorities include the weight training room (including medical training area and aerobic/fitness training area) and an auxiliary gym.  The district has committed $8 million at this point.

Program Book Ads:  No current update.

Open Forum: Pete will order the sweat mops.  We need to look into people who will use them during games.

We are also looking at sponsorship advertising for the small scorer's table, which will be used during games this year.  The cost for this advertising will be $500.

The basketball and wrestling programs are looking for hex bars for the weight room.  They are good for taller, longer players, helping provide explosiveness.  At this point, there is no intention to purchase them.  Hoops Club will check with Kyle Schleis to see if any of the money we donated last year is still available to purchase this equipment.  MOTION that if this equipment cannot be purchased with funds we have already committed, we will split the cost with the wrestling program and each pay approximately $500 for the hex bars.  PASSED.

Hudl renewal will be $400.  This is for scouting and film exchange.  We will need 3 additional I-pads and protective gear, to be used to break down the film.  We cut the check to the school district, and the school gets the subscription to Hudl.  MOTION to renew our subscription to Hudl for $400.  PASSED.

Hoop Hats will be available for purchase at the new Eagle Graphics store, and at game concessions.

Next meeting - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 7:00 pm

Meeting adjourned at 6:59 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

October 1, 2014

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Schalow, Ryan Bowers, Gina & Tony Nytes, Maureen Gossen, Alice Schultz, Scott & Diane VandeWettering, Vicki Erdman, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson, Kristine VanAsten.

The meeting was called to order at 7:32 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  No Treasurer's Report was available for the meeting.

Concessions:

  1. Cooler Casters - Done!
  2. Popcorn Cabinet - The class is not offered this term.  Craig will talk to someone else to make it.
  3. Piggly Wiggly - Tom Verhagen has questioned why we don't purchase more at Piggly Wiggly, given their support of the scoreboard/program.  While we have purchased many items there (buns, donuts, condiments), the concession committee will make another contact with management to work out a purchasing plan.  We would like to support our local businesses that support us.  Diane will contact Tom Nack to continue our relationship.

Calendar of Events:

  • October 5  Traveling team evaluations - Kevin needs 5-10 more people at the stations.
  • October 18  Hoops 2 Help - goal is 100 participants per session.  Will include a Silent Auction & Raffle (Ryan) and Bake Sale (Diane)
  • November 2 Craft Show:  Currently approximately 100 vendors are signed up.    Anticipating approx. 120.  The gym floors will be marked on Saturday afternoon.  Diane is coordinating the raffle (items, table covers, buckets).  She will also send out a request for turkeys (any extra will be used for youth tournaments). Coach will send out a reminder to families.  Players will be able to sign up for a time during Open Gyms.  More player help is needed in the afternoon/clean-up time.  New this year - under 12 years old will get free admission.
  • November 17 First Day of Practice
  • November 22 Round Robin Scrimmage for JV/V - Limited concessions, $2 admission - try to break even.  Teams participating:  Bay Port, GB Southwest, Shawano, Stevens Point, Xavier.  There is a guarantee of 3 games, and some teams will play 4.  Start time is 11:00 - last round should begin around 4:00.  All 4 courts will be used.
  • November 22 Social @ Rose Hill -  Starts at 5:00 - Pizza will start at 6:00
  • November 25 Practice and Meet The Ghosts Night (may have a conflict with players who are in band- Appleton Christmas parade is that night)
  • November 29  VS Milwaukee South Division - Frosh and JV at South Division, Varsity at UW-Milwaukee
  • December 2   Ashwaubenon (Parents Night)
  • December 5  Appleton East (Middle School Night)
  • December 13  Youth Tournament (Grades 3-4)
  • December 14  Youth Tournament (Grades 5-6)
  • December 19  Oshkosh West (Shot Club Night)
  • December 27  JV vs. Roncalli @ 12:00;  Frosh vs. St. Mary's Central @ 1:30
  • December 30-31 Varsity WBY Shootout at Concordia, Mequon - Play at 12:00 on 12/3; 1:30 on 12/31
  • January 6  Fond du Lac
  • January 9  Appleton West
  • January 20  Oshkosh North
  • January 30  Hortonville
  • February 6  Appleton North (Hoops Club Night)
  • February 17 Kimberly (Little Dribblers Night)
  • February 23  JV and Frosh AT Seymour
  • February 26  Neenah (Senior Night)
  • March 8  Youth Tournament (Grades 4-6)
  • March 15  Youth Tournament (Grades 3,7,8)
  • April 12  Banquet
  • April 12  All Star Game
  • June 8-12 Contact Days
  • June 19-21  Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament

 

 

Facility Expansion Request: Fundraising ideas were discussed.  What is our fundraising goal?   More tournaments would be a lot more work, but bigger tournaments would provide more income with minimal extra work.

The auxiliary gym will house a court/gymnastics facility.  There will be 6 baskets and bleacher seating for approximately 330.  The current gym will get wall-to-wall wood floors.  Looking at a completion date of summer 2016.

Program Book Ads:  Ads are coming in.

Coaches Clinic: Sunday, October 12.  Subway lunch at 11:00 (Kristine); drinks available (Diane).

Purchasing Basketballs:  We need 12 balls to complete the HS ball rack, and balls for Hoops Club.

MOTION to purchase 30 smaller balls (28.5) and 24 full size balls.  PASSED.

We are good with the bags for the younger players.

Open Forum: We continue to need more involvement from the families of younger players to help spread the workload.   We need to let people know they are all welcome, regardless of their son's grade. Anyone can come to Board meetings, not just the Board members.

Kristine will speak to the Elementary parents at the Travel Team evaluation day Parent Meeting.

Reviving post game socials for all could also help with getting more people involved.

Next meeting - DATE CHANGE - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 6:00 pm

Meeting adjourned at 9:04 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

September 3, 2014

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Mike Schalow, Ryan Bowers, Gina & Tony Nytes, Maureen Gossen, Alice Schultz, Reed Giordana, Scott & Diane VandeWettering, Dave Erdman, Mark Hansen, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Board Office Election:

Director of Basketball Operations - Brian Roebke

Vice-President - Reed Giordana

Treasurer - Mike Coenen

Secretary - Laurie Gulbronson

 

Treasurer's report:  Treasurer Mike Coenen presented the current balance.  There should be a lot of activity with the Craft Fair coming up and travel team sign up coming up.

Concessions: Diane VandeWettering presented the report from the Yearbook tournament.

  1. Cooler Casters - Will be done by the start of the season.
  2. Popcorn Cabinet - Will be made this fall

Summer Recap: A request was made to have the list of players and their phone numbers on the website like the previous year.  This makes it easier for players to get a replacement.

Calendar of Events:

  • November 2 Craft Show:  Currently 83 vendors are signed up.  Space issues limit the number of vendors we can have.  We should be able to fit approximately 110 vendors with needing to use the court.  If we have more, the court could be used with the cover that is used for graduation.  Mike Coenen will coordinate the set-up starting at 3:00 PM on Saturday, November 1.
  • November 17 First Day of Practice
  • November 22 Round Robin Scrimmage for JV/V - Limited concessions, $2 admission - try to break even
  • November 22 Social @ Rose Hill -  Starts at 5:00 - Pizza will start at 6:00
  • November 25 Practice and Meet The Ghosts Night
  • November 29  VS Milwaukee South Division - Frosh and JV at South Division, Varsity at UW-Milwaukee  -- Motion and second to take a coach bus to Milwaukee - APPROVED

 

  • December 2   Ashwaubenon (Parents Night)
  • December 5  Appleton East (Middle School Night)
  • December 19  Oshkosh West (Shot Club Night)
  • December 27  JV vs. Roncalli
  • December 30-31 Varsity WBY Shootout at Concordia, Mequon - Play at 12:00 on 12/3; 1:30 on 12/31;  Motion and second to take a coach bus on 12/29, return on 12/31 - APPROVED
  • January 6  Fond du Lac
  • January 9  Appleton West
  • January 20  Hortonville
  • February 6  Appleton North (Hoops Club Night)
  • February 17 Kimberly (Little Dribblers Night)
  • February 23  JV and Frosh AT Seymour
  • February 26  Neenah (Senior Night)
  • April 12  Banquet
  • April 12  All Star Game
  • June 8-12 Contact Days

 

Thank Yous:  Hoops Club received a thank you card from Kyle Schalow for the Hoops Club scholarship, the donation to the MACC fund in his name, and all of the support he has received.

A thank you card was also received from Matt Lamers for his Hoops Club scholarship and all of the support from the club.

A letter was received from Superintendent Mark Duerwaechter thanking Hoops Club for their support of the basketball program.

 

Traveling Team Committee: Youth tournaments are scheduled for December 13-14 and March 8, 15.  Reed will coordinate Youth Tournament entries.  We are going back to some Invitation Only tournaments for some grade levels.

A Travel Team on-line survey allows families to provide feedback on the program.

Registration is also available on-line, with payment by credit card.  The Travel Team Evaluation Day is set for Sunday, October 5.  Volunteers are needed to help run the drills.  There needs to be sample sizes of shooting shirts available that day.

Travel team practices are almost all set.

Still looking for an Equipment Manager/Coordinator.  Class Reps are also needed for some grade levels.

Facility Expansion Request: Brian will represent Hoops Club at the planning meeting on September 8.

Program Book Ads:  Ads from last year were distributed.  New advertisers are needed.  Gina will make a Master List of advertisers and send it out.

Open Forum: We need to look at officially becoming a Non-Profit organization.  Gina will check with John Brogan to see if he can help or point us in the right direction.

Hoop Hats will be sold again this year.  We will order 200 and sell them to travel teams and at concessions.

Eagle Graphics will be opening a retail store in Kaukauna and will work closely with all the booster clubs on inventory.

There is a need for new memory cards and a new tripod.  Hudl is offering a program that will provide an I-Pad, camera, and additional statistical work for an additional $200.  We are looking at doing live stats courtside during games, so there will be access to stats at half time and the end of the game.  Kevin can get a program for around $10 to provide these stats.  If we get the iPad from Hudl, we will need to invest in a printer.

Motion and second to purchase memory cards, tripod, stats program and other necessities for live stats - APPROVED.

Open gyms start on Sunday, September 7.  Schedule is Sunday evenings at 7, Wednesday evening at 8:15, and Tuesday mornings at 6:15.

Matt McCabe has donated a new gun  - the oldest one will go to River View.

There is a very large freshman class this year - approximately 22 players.  We currently have only 15 freshman uniforms.  The extra set of uniforms we have from Nike (due to error in 2012) will be used for the freshman team this year.  Motion and second to purchase Nike shorts for the freshman team uniforms - APPROVED.

Next meeting - Wednesday, October 1, 7:30 PM

Let's have a great year!

Meeting adjourned at 8:55 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

June 3, 2014

Present: Brian Roebke, Tony Nytes, Kevin Evers, Mike Schalow, Vicki Erdman, Maureen Gossen, Reed Giordana, Laurie Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:05 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as submitted.

Treasurer's report:  No treasurer's report was available.

Concessions:

Yearbook Tournament - Concessions will be sold at both KHS and Riverview.

KHS - burgers, hot dogs, pizza, hot turkey, candy, popcorn, beverages.

Riverview - hot dogs, candy, beverages.

Diane has the jump drive with all the information from last year.   Diane and Maureen will do the worker schedule when the rosters and game times are set.  Brian will e-mail the concession schedule to all basketball families.

The school will be upgrading the electrical around the concession areas. The work should be done by June 19 (in time for the Yearbook Tournament).

 

Calendar of Events:

  • June 9 - 13 Contact Days
    • 45 players are signed up for Contact Days
  • June 20-22 Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament
    • 62 teams are registered
    • Kaukauna will have 3 teams playing - 2 varsity, 1 JV.
    • Both varsity teams will play 2 games Friday and 2 games Saturday
    • JV will play 2 games Saturday and 2 Sunday
    • If a team wins their pool, they will play a 5th game
    • Player schedule should be out next week
  • November 29  Game in Milwaukee
  • December 2  Ashwaubenon
  • December 30-31  WBY Shootout at Concordia, Mequon

 

Traveling Teams: getting all bags returned - still missing 7th grade bags

Storage Issues: Storage space is scarce, and will be reconfigured this summer.  The reconfiguration will not include an expansion of space.  Kevin checked into costs of off-site storage for the Hoops Club bags.  Tony Nytes offered to store them in a trailer at Eagle Graphics.  He will move them to storage next week - will coordinate between Kevin and Tony during Contact Days.

The high school storage area will be used for high school uniforms and warm-ups, balls, clocks.

Traveling Teams: Still need 7th grade Hoops Club bags.

 

Board Applications:  Applications are in - Brian will be in touch with the Executive Board to review them.

 

Open Forum:

  • · Hoops Club received a Thank You note from Trent Nytes for the Hoops Club scholarship.

Next meeting will be on Wednesday, September 3, 7:00 PM.

Meeting adjourned at 7:40 PM

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

May 6, 2014

Present: Brian Roebke, Gina & Tony Nytes, Diane VandeWettering, Kevin Evers, Mike Schalow, Dave & Vicki Erdman, Maureen Gossen, Laurie Gulbronson, Jim McClowry (guest).

The meeting was called to order at 7:07 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as submitted.

Treasurer's report:  The treasurer's report was distributed.

Concessions: Cooler Casters:  Still in progress

Popcorn Cabinet:  Project has been postponed until fall

Calendar of Events:

  • April 13 Banquet
    • Went very well - thank you to Tim Patterson for all his work on this
  • April 13 All Star Game
    • Only 2 players did not purchase their uniform - they will be put in the "raffle box" for future
    • Concessions cannot be set up in the gym - blew a fuse
    • Need to change the time for pizza for next year - we need them by 8:00
  • May 4  Summer Basketball Meeting
    • 40 players attended and 3 more have talked to Coach about playing.  43 players would be the highest number since 2004
    • Summer Schedule begins on 5/31/14
    • To date, Hoops Club has provided $4135 for summer leagues and tournaments - players and families do not pay anything
  • June 9 - 13 Contact Days
    • Monday and Tuesday, June 9-10:  Full days, 8:00 - 11:00, 12:00 - 3:00
    • Wednesday and Thursday, June 11 - 12:  PM only, 1:00 - 4:00
    • Friday, June 13:  Varies by level
    • Information is being returned to Coach
  • June 20-22 Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament
    • Kaukauna will have 3 teams entered (JV and Varsity players)
    • 51 teams to date - Hoping for 60+ teams total - Entries still coming in
  • November 29  Game in Milwaukee
  • December 2  Ashwaubenon
  • December 30-31  WBY Shootout at Concordia, Mequon

 

 

 

Traveling Teams: getting all bags returned - still missing 7th grade bags

Weight Room Request: Jim McClowry, Activities Director, presented additional information on the Weight Room request tabled at the last meeting.  There is a renewed commitment to a better, stronger training program for all student athletes, with a goal to making the weight room user friendly for all.  There is a new "station" concept, with a goal to have 16-17 full "stations" by summer.  Currently there is a push for the last 5-6 stations.  $12,000 has been collected to date, with a goal of $18,000 total.  Mr. McClowry is reaching out to Booster Clubs for the final $6,000.  This should outfit all of the stations.  There are long-term goals of air-control, and short-term goals of commercial-grade dehumidifiers.  These needs are not part of the $18,000 goal.  Mr. McClowry is requesting a donation of $3000 from Hoops Club to help complete the stations in the weight room.

Motion by Dave to donate $3000 for the Kaukauna High School Weight Room project. Motion seconded by Brian.

Motion Passed.

 

Highlight Video: We still do not have this year's video.  Next year, there will be a contract written up regarding the Highlight Video, to include:

Due by the Banquet so everyone can see it

30 minutes in length (45 when we go to State)

Payment will remain the same as this year

Motion by Vicki to create a contract for the Highlight Video next year. Motion seconded by Gina.

Motion Passed.

Kyle Schalow All-Star Game: Kyle will participate in the state All Star Game for the MACC Fund in the Dells.  Banquet on 6/20, Game on 6/21.

Motion by Vicki to take a $200 ad in the program for Kyle. Motion seconded by Diane.  Motion Passed.

 

Scholarships: The school needed to know what scholarships Hoops Club will be giving this year, so Brian polled the Executive Committee.  Our policy has been $500/player with a maximum of $1500/year.  This year there were 6 players who met the qualifications.  The Executive Committee voted to exceed our maximum and award $500 to each of the 6.

Motion by Brian to change our scholarship policy to state $500 per player with no annual maximum.  Motion seconded by Vicki.

Motion Passed.

 

Board Applications:  Available on-line.  All applications are due by May 7.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Forum:

  • · Kaukauna will be hosting out Division 2 Sectional Semi-Final game.  This could mean a home game in the sectionals for the Ghosts!
  • · The coaching staff is looking into a "live stats" program for both home and away games for next season.  It would require someone at the scorer's table, doing stats that could be printed at half time and the end of the game.  We would be one of very few high school in the state with this program.  Kevin will check on costs, hardware and software needs, and functionality.
  • · Assistant Coach Colin Specht has resigned his full-time paid position due to a new job.  The process is underway to fill that postion.

Next meeting will be on Tuesday, June 3, 7:00 PM (Graduation is Wednesday, June 4).

Meeting adjourned at 8:47 PM

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

April 2, 2014

Present: Brian Roebke, Gina Nytes, Diane & Scott VandeWettering, Kevin Evers, Mike Schalow, Pete & Laurie Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:10 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as submitted.

Treasurer's report:  The treasurer's report was distributed.

Weight Room Request: The club has received a request for financial help for the new weight room equipment.  They are $6,500 short on Phase 1 of the project.  Hoops Club, girls basketball and wrestling are being asked for a total of $6000.  The equipment is changing from machine based to more Olympic style weights.  The high school teams use the facility on Sundays and Wednesdays during the season.  It was asked if we could designate a contribution for a "basketball specific" purchase.

The request was tabled.  We will ask the activities director to attend our next meeting to answer further questions.

 

Concessions: Cooler Casters:  Scott VandeWettering will take care of them

Popcorn Cabinet:  Currently being made by a high school student.

All Star Game Concessions:  Will be set up in the corner of they gym.  Limited concessions to include hot dogs, popcorn, candy and beverages.  The coolers will need to be plugged in outside the gym through the garage doors.

Calendar of Events:

  • March 6  Division 4 Sectional Final
    • Took in $637 in concessions
  • March 9 Grades 6,7,8 Tournament
  • March 9 Traveling Team Banquet
    • Good turn out
    • 10 pizzas were left - pepperoni was not popular
  • April 13 Banquet
    • Tim Patterson is the contact for this event
    • Vicki Erdman is decorating
    • RSVPs due on Friday, 4/4
  • April 13 All Star Game
    • Brian is collecting the player information
    • We need to borrow the ball rack from Holy Cross
    • If we want the full scoreboard running, we will need a 2nd person to help

 

 

 

  • June 9 - 13 Contact Days
    • Monday and Tuesday, June 9-10:  Full days, 8:00 - 11:00, 12:00 - 3:00
    • Wednesday and Thursday, June 11 - 12:  PM only, 1:00 - 4:00
    • Friday, June 13:  Varies by level ( JV tournament at Lawrence)
  • June 20-22 Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament
    • Kaukauna will have 3 teams entered (All JV and Varsity players)
    • Hoping for 60+ teams total

 

Traveling Teams: 6th Grade State is still coming up, April 12-13.  All other teams are done.  Bags still need to be turned in.  The 8th grade T-shirts were well received.

 

Board Applications:  Available on-line.  All applications are due by May 7.

Open Forum:

  • · Kevin has been offered 4 glass backboards - no rims.  He would like them to be used at Quinney.  He will check the weight bearing of the rims.  Kevin is working with the district to get them installed.
  • · Summer tournaments and leagues are coming together.  First tournaments are May 31 - Varsity, June 1 - JV, at Manitowoc Roncalli.
  • · Next years schedule includes the Fresh Coast Classic in Milwaukee in November for all three teams.
  • · Varsity will play in the Concordia tournament on 12/30-31, against Mount Horeb and Rice Lake, 2 highly ranked teams.

Next meeting will be on May 7

June meeting date to be determined - graduation is Wednesday, June 4.

Meeting adjourned at 7:59 PM

 

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

March 5, 2014

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Gina & Tony Nytes, Diane VandeWettering, Maureen Gossen, Kevin Evers, Mike Schalow, Dave & Vicki Erdman, Alice Schultz, Kristine VanAsten, Reed Giordana, Pete & Laurie Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as submitted.

Treasurer's report:  Mike presented the report.

Concessions: The concessions committee has purchased a cheese machine for hot cheese for nachos.

The coolers need new casters - they should be installed after the tournaments when the coolers are empty.

A new popcorn cabinet is being constructed by students.

Calendar of Events:

  • February 14 Appleton West (Dribblers Night)
  • February 20  Oshkosh North (Senior Night)
    • Senior Night was very impressive.  There were many positive comments about how we recognize the seniors.
  • March 2  Grades 3,4,5 Tournament
  • March 6  Division 4 Sectional Final
    • Pete and Laurie Gulbronson and Paula Vosters will help Diane and Maureen with concessions.
    • Concessions will be: popcorn, hot dogs, candy and drinks.
  • March 9 Grades 6,7,8 Tournament
  • March 9 Traveling Team Banquet - After the final game of the tournament. 
    • Reed will pick up 80 pizzas
    • Program/awards will be in the gym
    • Pizza will be served after program in the commons
    • 8th grade meeting will follow the pizza
  • April 13 Banquet and All-Star Game
    • Tim Patterson will be the contact for this event
    • Rosters will be chosen soon
    • Need  someone to decorate for the banquet
  • June 9 - 13 Contact Days
    • Monday and Tuesday, June 9-10:  Full days, 8:00 - 11:00, 12:00 - 3:00
    • Wednesday and Thursday, June 11 - 12:  PM only, 1:00 - 4:00
    • Friday, June 13:  Full day, 8:00 - 11:00, 12:00 - 3:00

 

 

 

 

 

Buffalo Wild Wings Day February 17th: Snow storm kept many people away.  We received a check for $80.

 

Traveling Teams: Teams have tournaments scheduled through April 12.  Kevin will start to schedule practice times/space for next season.

8th graders will receive t-shirts with "Class of 2018" on them.

Kevin will get survey questions to Vicki Erdman.  She will create an on-line survey for all players.  A link to the survey site will be e-mailed to all traveling team families.

Open Forum:

  • · Is it possible to sell apparel at home games?  Many other schools have done this.  Storage is a big issue.  There are tentative talks about having the school store open in the evenings/game times.
  • · Concerns were brought up regarding the lack of space for concessions storage.  A suggestion was made for a permanent, built-in concession area that all teams/groups could use.
  • · There has been a request to bring back "Hoop Hats" next year
  • · A request was made to have a second apparel sale prior to Christmas.
  • · There was a suggestion to sell bleacher seats.

Next meeting will be on April 2.

Meeting adjourned at 7:50 PM

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

February 12, 2014

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Gina Nytes, Scott & Diane VandeWettering, Jodi Belling, Maureen Goosen, Kevin Evers, Mike Schalow & Pete Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:06 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as submitted.

Treasurer's report:  Mike presented the report.

Concessions: Border Battle went well, made approximately $2400.  Diane is not very happy with Domino's Pizza at the present time.  Last home game pizza was cut into 12 slices per pie, specifically asked for 6 slices many times.  The Club may be looking for another vendor for next year's pizza sales.

Scoreboard/Scoreboard Appreciation Night: The scoreboards are paid off  and appreciation night was well received by all who were in attendance at the game.

Calendar of Events:

  • January 18 Freshmen, JV vs. Seymour
    • Went well
  • January 24  Fond du Lac
  • January 25  Border Battle
  • February 1 vs. Rhinelander (at Champions Fieldhouse, Wisconsin Dells) 
    • Coach bus was appreciated
  • February 4 Oshkosh West
  • February 6 Menasha (Hoops Club Night) - Dave Erdman
    • Hoops club members formed an impromptu tunnel for the varsity players to run through before the game.
  • February 14 Appleton West (Dribblers Night)
  • February 20  Oshkosh North (Senior Night)
    • Jodi Belling will be running this night, not Dawn Schalow
    • Flowers will be bought for the parents
    • It was brought up if we are going to recognize the Seniors from Oshkosh North also. It would be a nice gesture.
  • March 2  Grades 3,4,5 Tournament
    • All games are filled
    • Reminder that no small children are allowed behind the concession schedule at any time.
    • Would like two people at admissions table for the early games.
  • March 6  Division 4 Sectional Final
    • Diane is looking for volunteers to work concessions, will send out an email
    • Pete Gulbronson volunteered to help
  • March 9 Grades 6,7,8 Tournament
    • Same as March 2nd tournament
  • April 13 Banquet and All-Star Game
    • Tim Patterson will be the contact for this event.

 

Buffalo Wild Wings Day February 17th: We will once again be having a fund raiser at Buffalo Wild Wings, 10% of all sales will be donated back to the club if coupon is presented.  BWW's has asked that we not hand out coupons in the restaurant

Open Forum:

  • · Club received a thank you note from KHS for the $5000 donation for the scoreboard and the $600 for the side board operator fees for the year.
  • · Half time scheduling as brought up and that is coordinated through activities director.
  • · Hoops Club traveling team banquet tentativelyscheduled for March 9th after the tournament.

Next meeting will be held March 5.

Meeting adjourned at 7:50 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

January 8, 2014

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Gina Nytes, Scott & Diane VandeWettering, Kevin Evers, Pete Gulbronson, Dave & Vicki Erdman, Alice Schulz, Mark Hansen, Maureen Goosen, and Mike and Dawn Schalow

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as submitted.

Treasurer's report:  Mike presented the report.  Money will be transferred from the concessions account to the checking account.

Scoreboard/Scoreboard Appreciation Night: The scoreboards are up on the side courts and being used for youth tournaments.  Scoreboard appreciation night will be at the January 24th game.  Sponsors will be introduced before the varsity game.

Program Book: The program book is finished and has been handled out.  All board members agreed the book looks good again this year.

Calendar of Events:

  • December 6 Appleton North (Middle School Night) - Dave Erdman
    • It went well.
  • December 10 Kimberly (Parents Night) - Dawn Schalow
    • It also went well.  Freshmen were introduced at halftime of varsity game since they got there late.
  • December 14 Grade 3-4 Tournament & December 21 5-6 Grade Tournament
    • Went well.  Many coaches appreciate the hour start times and it being small and staying on schedule.  Kevin Evers is thinking about holding next year's tournament on back to back day's not back to back weekends.
    • It was suggested that in concessions that only one person handles the money and all funnel to the end of the table to pay. This will be tried at the March tournament.
  • December 27-28  Tournament at Winona, MN
    • Went well, good games.  JV venue was a little dark with very little seating.
  • January 9 Freshmen at Xavier
  • January 18 Freshmen, JV vs. Seymour
    • Limited concessions will be served right in the gym.
  • January 24  Fond du Lac
    • Scoreboard appreciation night
  • January 25  Border Battle (vs. Centennial):  Kaukauna plays at 7:45 PM.
    • Hoops Club members do not have to work the books or scoreboard.  The school has already hired workers for all time slots.
    • Looking for entertainment for halftime of all games.
    • Maureen Goosen will check to see if the band will play during the Kaukauna game.
    • Looking into having the RVMS dance team perform at a couple of halftimes.
    • Hoops Club teams also being pursued.
    • Brian Roebke will issue a press release and put the schedule of games on the website.

HOSTS: Dave & Vicki Erdman, Pete & Laurie Gulbronson, Bob Vander Bloemen

Hospitality Room will be set up in the Community Room for refs

  • February 1 vs. Rhinelander (at Champions Fieldhouse, Wisconsin Dells) 
    • Will be staying at eh Best Western again.
    • Many Hoops Club youth teams have tournaments in the Dells the same weekend, looking for a large crowd for the Kaukauna game.
  • February 4 Oshkosh West
  • February 6 Menasha (Hoops Club Night) - Dave Erdman
  • February 14 Appleton West (Dribblers Night) - Dillon will take care of this event?
  • February 20  Oshkosh North (Senior Night) Jodi Belling
  • March 2  Grades 3,4,5 Tournament
  • March 9 Grades 6,7,8 Tournament
  • April 13 High School Banquet and All-Star Game

 

Traveling Teams: There has been some complaints about the length of shorts being too short.  The coaches have allowed some players to wear just plain black shorts.

 

Pocket Schedules: Tony Nytes has donated them and they have been distribuated.

 

Sweat Mops: This item has been tabled.  The volunteer has backed out of their commitment.

Beat Box: The beat box has been purchased and they boys are very thankful.  It has been used quite extensively.

Open Forum:

The removal of Steve Ferris's name from the Board of Director's list was brought up.

The question was raised if the Hoops Club wanted to help out and volunteer at Grignon Days.

Next meeting will be February 5, 2014.

Meeting adjourned at 8:07 PM

 

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

December 4, 2013

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Gina Nytes, Scott & Diane VandeWettering, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as submitted.

Treasurer's report:  Mike presented the report.  Entry fees are coming in for the Hoops Club tournaments.

Travel Teams: Team pictures are in process.  Most are completed, the rest are scheduled.

All clothing - jerseys, shorts, shooting shirts (for new players) and coach shirts - is in.  All players received shorts this year.  Extra pairs were available at cost.

Almost all of the tournaments are currently scheduled.

The class reps are working out well and getting more people involved.

Hoops Club home tournaments are set for December 14 (3rd & 4th) and December 21 (5th & 6th).  Both tournaments are full.  The tournament concession schedule is in the works.  Kristin VanAsten will be the lead for the first tournament.  Diane VandeWettering will help with organization.  Gina Nytes will get the start up money and pick up the money after the tournament.

3rd and 4th grade scrimmages at half time of high school games are a hit!

 

3rd Quarter Shot: Prize commitments are still in the works for the 3-point and half-court shots.

 

Scoreboards: The scoreboards are in place.

 

Program Book: In progress

 

Calendar of Events:

  • December 6 Appleton North (Middle School Night) - Dave Erdman
  • December 10 Kimberly (Parents Night) - Dawn Schalow
  • December 14 Grade 3-4 Tournament
  • December 20 Neenah
  • December 21 Grade 5-6 Tournament
  • December 27-28  Tournament at Winona, MN
  • January 9 Freshmen at Xavier
  • January 18 Freshmen, JV vs. Seymour
  • January 24  Fond du Lac

 

 

  • January 25  Border Battle (vs. Centennial):  Kaukauna plays at 7:45 PM.

HOSTS: Dave & Vicki Erdman, Pete & Laurie Gulbronson, Bob Vander Bloemen

Hospitality Room will be set up in the Community Room for refs

  • February 1 vs. Rhinelander (at Champions Fieldhouse, Wisconsin Dells)
  • February 4 Oshkosh West
  • February 6 Menasha (Hoops Club Night) - Dave Erdman
  • February 14 Appleton West (Dribblers Night) TBD
  • February 20  Oshkosh North (Senior Night) Jodi Belling
  • March 2  Grades 3,4,5 Tournament
  • March 9 Grades 6,7,8 Tournament
  • April 13 Banquet and All-Star Game

 

 

Open Forum:

Sweat Mops: A suggestion was made to purchase sweat mops to use during games.  They are $350 for a pair, and can have the Ghost logo on them.  The younger players (elementary school) could help out with the mopping.  It was moved and seconded to purchase a pair of sweat mops.  PASSED

 

Kyle Schalow requested a beatbox for use in the locker room at away games for pre-game music/dancing.  It was moved and seconded to purchase a beatbox for the team.  PASSED

 

The Civic Engagement Class requested permission to hold a 50/50 raffle for a local child at the December 20 home game against Neenah.  This would take the place of the Hoops Club 50/50 raffle.  The Board officers have approved this via an earlier e-mail.  Gina Nytes will provide start-up cash for the raffle in case they do not have any.

 

Next meeting will be January 8.

Meeting adjourned at 7:53 PM

 

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

November 6, 2013

Present: Brian Roebke, Dawn Schalow, Gina & Tony Nytes, Alice Schultz, Dave & Vicki Erdman, Jodi Belling, Jeff Jensen, Scott & Diane VandeWettering, Lisa Natrop, Kristine VanAsten, Kevin Evers, Todd Drzewiecki, Tim Rollo, Rich Bower, Bob Vander Bloemen, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved as submitted.

Treasurer's report:  No report.

Concessions: Between admissions, concessions, and the raffle the Craft Fair took in almost $6500.

 

Scoreboards: The new scoreboards should be delivered soon and installed the week of November 11.  They should be in place prior to the first scrimmage on November 16.

Program Book: Ads not yet returned were asked for follow-up.

Calendar of Events:

  • November 2 Coaches Clinic - was successful, Coach Schalow was happy
  • November 3 Craft Show:  Very, very, very good event

Raffle went well

There is turkey left that is frozen and will be used for the youth tournaments

Suggestions for next year: Have 2 tables for admissions during first few hours

Schedule more people for clean-up duty

Re-think lunch for vendors - have a separate area to fill lunch orders for vendors, have a second group of people just for lunch delivery - not the same as scheduled for regular concessions

  • November 5 Player pre-season meeting
  • November 6 Parent pre-season meeting
  • November 16 Scrimmage: 12:00 to 5:00 - 6 teams participating

Limited concessions will be set up inside the gym

  • November 16 Social at Rose Hill: Starts after scrimmage
  • November 17 Meet the Ghosts

TIME CHANGE - Players arrive at 2:15 - starts at 3:00

  • November 22 Appleton East (Shot Club Night) - Pete & Laurie Gulbronson
  • December 6 Appleton North (Middle School Night) - Dave Erdman
  • December 10 Kimberly (Parents Night) - Dawn Schalow
  • December 14 Grade 3-4 Tournament
  • December 20 Neenah
  • December 21 Grade 5-6 Tournament
  • December 27-28  Tournament at Winona, MN
  • January 9 Freshmen at Xavier
  • January 18 Freshmen, JV vs. Seymour
  • January 24  Fond du Lac
  • January 25  Border Battle (vs. Centennial):  Kaukauna plays at 7:45 PM.

HOSTS: Dave & Vicki Erdman, Pete & Laurie Gulbronson, Bob Vander Bloemen

Hospitality Room will be set up in the Community Room for refs

  • February 1 vs. Rhinelander (at Champions Fieldhouse, Wisconsin Dells)
  • February 4 Oshkosh West
  • February 6 Menasha (Hoops Club Night) - Dave Erdman
  • February 14 Appleton West (Dribblers Night) TBD
  • February 20  Oshkosh North (Senior Night) Jodi Belling
  • March 2  Grades 3,4,5 Tournament
  • March 9 Grades 6,7,8 Tournament
  • April 13 Banquet and All-Star Game

 

 

Traveling Teams: Coaches are set - shirts are ordered for new coaches.  The tournaments are almost all set.  Several of the traveling teams in grades 4-8 will be in a tournament in the Dells the same weekend as the Varsity is there.

Tripods and Video Cards: Kevin has purchased them.

Insurance: McClone has changed companies for our insurance - we are now with West Bend Mutual.

Clothing/Shoes: Eagle Graphics order and shoe orders are in.  Nike order is not yet in.

Class Reps: New Class Reps are as follows:

  • · 3rd - Greg VanZeeland
  • · 4th - Lisa Natrop
  • · 5th - Craig Halls
  • · 6th - Tammie Hietpas
  • · 7th - Kristine VanAsten
  • · 8th - Kevin Evers
  • · 9th - Pete Gulbronson
  • · 10th - Vicki Erdman
  • · 11th - Jodi Belling
  • · 12th - Dawn Schalow

Kevin will send out a list with their e-mail and phone information.

Pocket Schedules: The school is no longer printing the pocket sports schedules.  We will do one just for boys basketball.  Brian will create it, and Tony Nytes will have it printed.

Banquet tables: High school teams that use the commons for concessions have been asked to each purchase two 6' banquet tables.  Cost of the tables is $40.00 each.  It was moved and seconded that Hoops Club purchase two 6' banquet tables.  PASSED

Open Forum:

Background Checks: The application for our new insurance asks if we do background checks.  At this point, we do not.  Brian checked into cost.  There is a company in Tampa that does checks for $8.00 each; a company in Appleton does the checks for $32.00 each.

MOTION by Kevin Evers to have background checks done on Hoops Club Board members for $8.  Second by Jodi Belling.  PASSED.

MOTION by Kevin Evers to have background checks done on traveling team coaches for $32.  Second by Vicki Erdman.  PASSED.

MOTION by Brian Roebke to have background checks done on Hoops Club Board members for $32.  Second by Pete Gulbronson.  FAILED.

Christmas Parade: Hoops Club has been invited to participate in the Kaukauna Christmas Parade on December 3.  Kevin Evers will e-mail Class Reps to see if there is any interest.  High school teams have a game in Fond du Lac that night.

Pom and Dance Classic: Kristine VanAsten requested use of the Hoops Club popcorn machine for the Pom and Dance Classic January 10-11.  The concession committee approved this, asking that the machine be thoroughly cleaned when done.

Winona Parent Bus: There was discussion of a parent bus for the Winona trip.  The cost to keep a bus in Minnesota for three days would be prohibitive.

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:15 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

October 2, 2013

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Dawn & Mike Schalow, Gina & Tony Nytes, Colleen Schmidt, Alice Schultz, Dave Erdman, Tom & Jodi Belling, Jeff Jensen, Jeff VandeWettering, Diane VandeWettering, Lisa Natrop, Kristine VanAsten, Reed Giordana, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 PM

The minutes from the last meeting were approved with the following clarification - set-up for the Craft Fair will take place on Saturday, 11/2.

Treasurer's report:  Treasurer Mike Coenen presented the current balance.  There has been a lot of activity with tournament fees.  The Hoops Club registration will be deposited soon.

Concessions: No changes have taken place since the September meeting.  Planning is underway for the upcoming season.

Looking for parents of younger players to help with the Youth Tournament Concessions.  Kristine VanAsten and Diane VandeWettering volunteered to help and to help recruit others from their grade levels.

 

 

Scoreboards: We were successful in obtaining sponsors for the new scoreboards:

Bank of Kaukauna - $10,000 - entire board sponsorship

Piggly Wiggly - $5,000 - ½ board sponsorship

McCarty Law - $5,000 - ½ board sponsorship

The Hoops Club will donate approximately $3,000

The boards have been ordered and should arrive by the end of October.  The installation is guaranteed by the start of the basketball season.

Thank you cards were signed for the major sponsors.

Program Book: Ad renewals were distributed to those present.

Calendar of Events:

  • November 2 - Coaches Clinic
  • November 3 Craft Show:  Currently 80 vendors are signed up.  Flyers were distributed to hang in area businesses.  Full concessions will be available - looking for at least 8 donated turkeys (any extra will be used at the youth tournaments).  All high school players and parents will work at this event.  Work schedule pending.
  • November 16 Scrimmage: 12:00 to 5:00 - 6 teams participating
  • November 16 Social at Rose Hill: Starts after scrimmage
  • November 17 Meet the Ghosts 5:00 - 6:30
  • November 22 Appleton East (Shot Club Night) - Pete & Laurie Gulbronson
  • December 6 Appleton North (Middle School Night) - Dave Erdman
  • December 10 Kimberly (Parents Night) - Dawn Schalow
  • December 14 Grade 3-4 Tournament
  • December 20 Neenah
  • December 21 Grade 5-6 Tournament
  • December 27-28  Tournament at Winona, MN:  JV and Varsity - Hoops Club will pay for coach bus transportation and 3 nights hotel.
  • January 9 Freshmen at Xavier
  • January 18 Freshmen, JV vs. Seymour
  • January 24  Fond du Lac
  • January 25  Border Battle (vs. Centennial):  Kaukauna plays at 7:45 PM.  6 games total for day.  Mike will check with Vicki Becker about having Hoops Club members run admissions and scorers table.  Payment can be donated back to the Club.  We would need 4 at the scorers table:  2 on scoreboard, 1 book, 1 announcer.
  • February 1 vs. Rhinelander (at Champions Fieldhouse, Wisconsin Dells): JV and Varsity - Hoops Club will pay for coach bus transportation and 1 night in hotel.
  • February 4 Oshkosh West
  • February 6 Menasha (Hoops Club Night) - Dave Erdman
  • February 14 Appleton West (Dribblers Night) TBD
  • February 20  Oshkosh North (Senior Night) Jodi Belling
  • March 2  Grades 3,4,5 Tournament
  • March 9 Grades 6,7,8 Tournament
  • April 13 Banquet and All-Star Game

 

 

Traveling Teams: Sign up went well - there are currently 118 boys registered, giving us enough for 2 teams at each grade level.  This year players will receive shorts instead of a shooting shirt.  Shirts will be every other year.  About half of the tournaments are confirmed.  All gym practice times are reserved.

We are still looking for coaches at some level:  3rd, 6th, 7th.

Coaches Clinic is set for Saturday, November 2.

Kevin has a possible equipment assistant.

Tripods and Video Cards: It was moved and seconded that Hoop Club purchase 2 new tripods and 3 video cards.  PASSED

Kevin Evers will pick out and purchase these items.

Insurance: Our provider is working on getting a different company for our coverage.  Brian is filling out the necessary forms, and Mike will provide any required financial information.

Clothing/Shoes: Two order forms are currently available - Nike and Eagle Graphics (Hoops Club).

Game Day clothing is not on the order forms.  It has been ordered for Varsity; JV and Freshmen can purchase it at Meet the Ghosts Night on 11/17.

Open Forum: It was moved and seconded to increase Coach Schalow's Coach's fund by $100 over last year.  PASSED

WIAA has switched the official ball to the Spaulding 1000 Classic.  Motion and second to purchase a full rack of new Spaulding 1000 Classic balls at approx. $40 per ball.  PASSED

Coach Schalow would like to start having 3rd and 4th grade teams playing at half time of home games.  It would just be a short scrimmage, to give them the experience of playing on the main court in front of fans.

Two new framed jerseys will be placed in the display cases - Jordan Giordana (UW-Stevens Point) and Alex Welhouse (Nebraska-Omaha).

The two jerseys that will be removed and presented to the players will be Craig Coenen and Scott Hoelzel.  Arrangements will be made to present these at a home game.

Photographer Penny Grissman would like to have permission to contact Hoops Club coaches to schedule photo sessions with their teams.  Laurie will get her the contact information when all coaches have been selected.

A suggestion was made to include Hoops Club membership with player registration for an extra $10.  This could be collected right at registration, and would make the process easier.  We will try this next year.

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:03 PM

 

Next meeting: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m., KHS community room.

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

September 5, 2013

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Dawn & Mike Schalow, Gina & Tony Nytes, Colleen Schmidt, Mark Hansen, Maureen Gossen, Alice Schultz, Dave Erdman, Tom Belling, Kevin Evers, Laurie & Pete Gulbronson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 PM. The minutes from the last meeting were approved as presented.

Board Officer Election:

Director of Basketball Operations - Brian Roebke

Vice-President - Reed Giordana

Treasurer - Mike Coenen

Secretary - Laurie Gulbronson

 

Treasurer's report:  Treasurer Mike Coenen presented the current balance.  There should be a lot of activity with the Craft Fair coming up.

Concessions: The concessions report from 10/31/12 - 8/1/13 was presented.  Jodi Belling will continue to coordinate concessions.

Scoreboards: New scoreboards will be purchased for both sides of the main court, with side boards showing player numbers and statistics on both sides.  The current scoreboards will be relocated to Riverview Middle School.  The new boards will be adaptable for wrestling and volleyball.

Three options are on the table for the new boards.  The preferred option has a cost of approximately $25,900.  The Bank of Kaukauna has committed to a sponsorship of $10,000.  Larry's Piggly Wiggly and McCarty Law Offices will be offered sponsorship opportunities at $5,000 each.  Eagle Graphics will donate graphic signage to bring the cost down.  The remainder of the cost will be split between the Kaukauna Hoops Club and the Kaukauna Girls Basketball Association.   A meeting is scheduled for Friday, 9/6, to finalize plans.  Brian Roebke and Tony Nytes will represent Hoops Club.  The new scoreboards should be in place before the start of the basketball season.

The new boards will require 2 operators.  There was discussion about clubs providing volunteer support for the extra operator, or presenting a donation to the school district for the cost of the additional operator.  This discussion will continue after consultation with the school district.

It was moved and seconded that Hoops Club proceed with the scoreboard project at a cost to the club not to exceed $15,000.  Motion Carried.

Program Book: Advertising prices will stay the same as last year.  The revenue covers the expenses for this project.

Calendar of Events:

  • June 10-14 Contact Days:  Went well.  Coach Schalow will continue the current model of using Contact Days for evaluation, teaching, and drills rather than coaching summer leagues.
  • June 8 Tournament: There was a conflict with the ACT that will be considered when selecting future dates.
  • June 10 Summer School begins
  • June 21-23 Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament: Mark Miller, Editor of WBY, is pleased with the tournament in Kaukauna.  Next year's dates are June 20-22, and players in grades 10, 11, and 12 will participate.
  • July 9 & July 23 Varsity Events:  These 4 team round robin evening events were successful.  Financially, they did a little better than break even.
  • November 3 Craft Show:  Currently 65 vendors are signed up.  Flyers will be available at the next meeting.  The admission fee will increase to $2.  Mike Coenen will coordinate the set-up on Friday, 11/2.  Diane VandeWettering will be the new Raffle Coordinator, assisted by Maureen Gossen, Vicki Erdman, and Dawn Kohl.
  • November 16 Scrimmage: 12:00 to 5:00
  • November 16 Social: Starts at 6:00.  Rose Hill is unavailable.  Maureen Gossen will check on VanAbels.  Other possibilities are Verbetens, Hollanders, Countryside.
  • November 22 Appleton East (Shot Club Night) - Pete & Laurie Gulbronson
  • December 6 Appleton North (Middle School Night) - Dave Erdman
  • December 10 Kimberly (Parents Night) - Dawn Schalow
  • December 20 Neenah
  • December 27-28  Tournament at Winona, MN:  JV and Varsity - Hoops Club will pay for coach bus transportation and hotel.  If we get 2 more sponsors for the scoreboard, we will pay for 3 nights.
  • January 24  Fond du Lac
  • January 25  Border Battle (vs. Centennial):  Concession help will be needed all day.
  • February 1 vs. Rhinelander (at Champions Fieldhouse, Wisconsin Dells): JV and Varsity - Hoops Club will pay for coach bus transportation and 1 night in hotel.
  • February 4 Oshkosh West
  • February 6 Menasha (Hoops Club Night) - Dave Erdman
  • February 14 Appleton West (Dribblers Night) TBD
  • February 20  Oshkosh North (Senior Night) Dawn Schalow
  • April 13 Banquet and All-Star Game

 

Traveling Team Committee: Registration and Evaluation is scheduled for Sunday, September 29.  Third - Fifth grade is 12:00 - 3:00; Sixth - Eighth grade is 3:00 - 6:00.  People are needed to work the stations in the gym.  Approximately 10 are needed for each session.  Mike will make some contacts to help recruit these workers.  Kevin will talk to parents about working the registration tables and keying in information.

Practice gym times are booked for 3rd - 8th grade teams. Tournament information is starting to come in.

Kevin shared a list of Youth Traveling Team Personnel Needs.  More input and participation is needed from parents at this younger age.  The parent meeting on Registration Day will be mandatory. Mike will add information about the volunteer personnel needs to his agenda for this meeting.

A Class Rep meeting will be held in addition to the Coaches meeting to discuss their duties and responsibilities.

All Class Reps will be needed at the next Hoops Club meeting to better determine how to meet the personnel needs for the traveling teams.

  • Let's have a great year!

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:47 PM

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOP CLUB

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

MAY 1, 2013

 

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Jodi Belling, Tony and Gina Nytes, Dave Erdman, Mike Schalow, Kevin Evers, Mark Hansen, and Steve Ferris.

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:05 PM.

 

Minutes from the last meeting: Approved with no corrections.

 

Treasurer's report: Balance was reported.  We have received an initial deposit of proceeds from the 2013 Yearbook Tournament.

 

Concession's report: No major activity since last meeting, besides the transfer of funds to the Hoops Club account as requested at the April 3, 2013 meeting.

 

Traveling team committee: April 7, 2013 traveling team banquet went well.  Consistne with years past, planning for number in attendance was a challenge.

 

Calendar of Events

Since last meeting:

  • April 7, 2013 traveling team banquet - previously reported on.
  • April 14, 2013 high school banquet and all star game - Event was well attended; booklet turned out well; all players purchased their uniform; many favorable comments from those participating and in attendance.

Upcoming:

  • May 5, 2013 summer basketball meeting - Information and handouts were distributed to athletes in grades 9-12 (2013-14 school year).  Meeting at 8 PM - parents welcome but not mandatory.
  • May 8, 2013 highlight video - 6:30 PM at Rosehill.  Varsity parents should have received an email with information.
  • June 8, 2013 freshman, jv and varsity tournament - 17 teams will be participating.  Full concessions will be available.  ACT is that day which could impact participation early in the day.
  • June 10, 2013 - Summer school begins.  Good numbers have been reported.
  • June 10-14, 2013 - Contact days.
  • June 21-23, 2013 - Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Tournament.  52 teams as of May 1, 2013.   Discussed the scheduling of the cooler with Valley Liquor for the weekend.
  • July 9, 2013 - Varsity event.  Entrants slow to come in.
  • July 23, 2013 - Varsity event.  Entrants slow to come in.
  • December 27-28, 2013 - Tournament at Winona, MN.  JV and varsity event with 2 games each.
  • January 25, 2013 - Wisconsin-Minnesota Border Battle begins at 11 AM.  We host.
  • February 1, 2014 - Just A Game Fieldhouse vs. Rhinelander.  JV and varsity event.  Will book rooms at Best Western again.
  • April 13, 2014 -10th annual high school banquet and all star game.  Discussed doing something special since it's the 10th annual - alumni 3 point contest.  Further discussion to follow as event nears.

 

Recycling carts: Opportunity lost due to insurance reasons.

Auxiliary scoreboard: We are still moving forward on this.  Tony Nytes will follow up with Corey Baumgarnter regarding current status and will assist in gathering additional information.

 

Board applications: Applications were due May 1, 2013 and were presented during the meeting.

 

Open forum

Jersey requested from Just A Game Fieldhouse for their Hall of Fame which is opening in August.  They want a jersey from every school in the state.  We will send one - no specific number.

 

Basketballs for summer school program are needed.  They use a smaller ball, however, for us to purchase we would have to have a place to store them.  Considering having them bring one from home.

 

New stat program for high school program is needed.  Kevin Evers moved to research and purchase a new stat program.  Brian Roebke seconded it.  Turbo Stats was one option suggested.  Flexibility and customization are main concerns.

 

Extra set of uniforms from Nike were discussed.  What should we do with them?  Shorts are the same as the ones used in summer school.  Sizing is likely an issue to use them at the freshman and/or jv level.  Nothing was decided.

 

All Star Game uniforms not purchased by players in prior years were discussed.  Should we sell them?  Nothing was decided.

 

BWW's fund raising night was made available to us.  A night will be picked and the date communicated via email and word of mouth.

 

Meeting was adjourned at 8:35 PM.

Next meeting will be June 4, 2013 (graduation is June 5, 2013).a

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

 

April 3, 2013

Present: Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Jodi Belling, Tony & Gina Nytes, Pete & Laurie Gulbronson, Dave Erdman, Mike & Dawn Schalow, Reed Giordana, Ritchie Davis, Kevin Evers.

The meeting was called to order at 8:03 PM.

The minutes from the March meeting were approved after several errors were corrected.

Treasurer's report: Everything is going well.

Concessions: No major changes since the last meeting. Sold some items to volleyball because of expired dates.

Traveling team committtee: Final preparations being made for Saturday's banquet. 8th grade took third at state, and several more teams need to play yet. 7th grade is closing the gap but it's hard because they are so small.

Calendar of Events:

  1. Hoops for Hope:  It seemed to go very well. There were 100 kids in each session and mae more than $6,000 for the Janssen family.
  2. Traveling team banquet:  Previously discussed.
  3. High school banquet: People who haven't responded have been reminded.
  4. All-star game:  Quicker response than usual this year but still waiting on a few players. Discussed the three-point contest at length.
  5. Contact days: Updated dates are June 10-14 due to summer school and faculty meetings after graduation.
  6. June 8 tournament: Filled at all levels.
  7. Summer school: Starts June 10th and is only in the mornings this year. Registration began March 25. No basketball or T-shirts purchased through school district this year. Brian Roebke's motion to purchase shirts for all students failed to get a second. Motion by Kevin Evers, seconded by Reed Giordana, to charge $5 for pre-orders. Motion carried.
  8. June 21-23: Yearbook tournament varsity tournament, has almost 30 teams thus far. We will enter three teams and pay for two.
  9. July 9 and July 23 varsity events: Information to be sent out soon. Planning round robin.

10.  Dec. 27-28 tournament in Winona, Minn.: No more information.

11.  Border Battle: Teams are set. We are set to play Centennial High School at 7:45, the last of six games that day. Stevens Point Pacelli, SPASH, Waupun, Seymour, and Milwaukee Pius are playing for Wisconsin. Contracts are coming in.

12.  Feb 1, 2014: Play Rhinelander in Wisconsin Dells.

Recycling: Cart delivery was discussed.

Auxiliary scoreboard:  No more news on prices. There are more groups interested in participating. Discussed getting business sponsors.

Board applications: These were sent out earlier in the week for 2013-2014. Due at the next meeting.

Open forum:

Brian Roebke read a letter from Dan Van Boxtel thanking the club for its help this past season.

The summer schedule is almost done, and the meeting for players will be held on May 5.

Next year's banquet and all-star game are already on the calendar for April 13.

Craft fair will be held Nov. 3.

Meeting adjourned at 9:08 p.m.

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

March 6, 2013

Present: T & J Belling, B Roebke, D Erdmann, P & L Gulbronson, R Giordana, C Schmidt, K Evers, M Schalow, T&G Nytes and K VandeWettering.

The meeting was called to order at 7:09 PM.

The minutes from the February meeting were approved after two errors were corrected.

Treasurer's report: No report.

Concessions:  All went well with at both tournaments. A discussion was held regarding some food being served at tournaments; are they up to code?

Traveling team report: Both of the teams that went to Minnesota to play in tournaments did well.

Calendar of Events:

  1. Senior Night:  It was well done and Coach Schalow has gotten a lot of positive feedback on the lights only being on the court during the game. Overall it was a good thing!
  2. Grade school tournaments:  Both went very well.
  3. State tournament: Coaches will again be attending.
  4. Traveling team banquet:  Date is now April 7th due to a scheduling conflict.
  5. April 14th-: High school banquet and All-Star game. Uniforms will be black (North) and white (South).
  6. Contact days: June 10-14
  7. Summer school:  Starts June 10th and is only in the mornings this year.
  8. June 21-23: Yearbook tournament Varsity tournament, but Kaukauna will have multiple teams.
  9. Feb 1, 2014: Play Rhinelander in Wisconsin Dells.

Scholarships: All four seniors qualify for a scholarship. A motion was made to award $500.00 to each senior this year.

Auxiliary scoreboard:  Still being researched; should this be an add-on to the existing scoreboard or replace the entire unit?

Board applications: These will go out soon for 2013-2014.

Open forum:

Coach Schalow proposed dates (June 8) to host a Shoot-out at KHS with games at 6-7-8 and all three levels would participate. On Tuesday, July 9 and Tuesday, July 23 it would be a round robin format for varsity only. The proposal was approved.

Meeting adjourned at 8:23 PM.

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

February 13, 2013

 

Present: Pete & Laurie Gulbronson, Tony & Gina Nytes, Dave Erdmann, Jodi Belling, Brian Roebke, Mike Coenen, Colleen Schmidt, Kevin Evers and Mike Schalow.

The minutes from the January meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  Need to get some money from concessions.

Concessions: Jodi Belling presented the current concessions numbers and said we still have two accounts for banking. Unison is being kept for bill paying only.

Traveling team Committee: The banquet has been set for March 10. Kevin said two teams (fifth and eighth) are going to a border battle between Wisconsin and Minnesota on March 2-3. Kevin Evers made a motion to purchase two portable scoreboards, seconded by Jodi Belling, and the motion carried. Coach Schalow will be asked to look for a purchase source.

Calendar of Events:

  1. Alumni tournament- Went very well with only two games for each team. Number of players was down due a wedding in town.
  2. Wisconsin Dells trip-It went very well as well. Parents enjoyed the hotel, and the team enjoyed the post game meal downtown. The club paid for the Subway pre-game meal. We are going back next year, on the next weekend, to play Rhinelander.
  3. Senior night-Will be tomorrow, and there will be some special things happening.
  4. Feb. 24 tournanment-Brian will be the coordinator. Several people will cook turkeys.
  5. March 3 tournament-Troy will coordinate but needs help.
  6. All-star game-Brian distributed ads for the programs.

Open forum:

  1. Mike Coenen talked about a community service opportunity to construct and deliver recycling bins. Several athletic groups are given the opportunity to do this, probably in April. The potential payout is $4,000-$6,000 for our club. There was concern over delivery times, but it looks like they are flexible. Each group will have to deliver about 1,500 bins. Not a lot of details are available. The group approved involvement.
  2. The hoops club is being asked to sponsor Hoops For Help, a fundraiser for Braeden Jansen, on Saturday, March 16 with Jordan McCabe. Brian Roebke made a motion to approve, and Mike Coenen seconded.
  3. Coach Schalow passed around a thank you note from the team for the Wisconsin Dells trip.
  4. Coach Schalow announced senior night plans. He said he leaves some things up to the seniors on how they want their night to be. The senior families will receive autographed balls and flowers per tradition. Photos will be taken during this ceremony immediately after the JV game. Jon Vande Wettering will speak on behalf of the group to the crowd. The lights on the ends of the court and big bleachers will be turned off the entire evening and for Kaukauna's starting lineup, all lights will go off and Adam Eiting will operate the spotlight on the Kaukauna players.
  5. Coach Schalow said there has been some trouble getting kids to sign up for working for the youth tournaments, particularly the freshmen.
  6. Coach Schalow also told the group about next year's non-conference schedule including a Dec. 27-28 tournament at Winona State University in Minnesota. Teams include Winona High School, a Twin Cities team, and La Crosse Logan. The game in the Dells will be Feb. 1. The JV team will play at both events. The border battle will be held in Kaukauna on Jan. 25. We will not play Plymouth, as previously scheduled.
  7. Contact days are scheduled for various dates: June 6, 7, and three days the next week including June 14. Summer school will begin on Monday, June 10, Monday through Thursday for three weeks, and there will be some other changes to the summer school program. Coach Schalow hopes to have all of that information out by April.

Meeting adjourned at 8:20 PM

Next meeting March 6th, 2013.

 

 

KAUKAUNA BOYS HOOPS CLUB

January 2, 2013

 

Present: Pete & Laurie Gulbronson, Tony & Gina Nytes, Reed Giordana, Vicki Erdmann, Tom Belling, Brian Roebke, Kathy VandeWettering and Mike & Dawn Schalow.

The minutes from the December meeting were approved as presented.

Treasurer's report:  No report

Concessions: Tom Belling presented the current concessions numbers and stated that things are going well other than a few issues with the pizza from Rockys.

Traveling team Committee: The new game day bags should have arrived by the weekend of January 5th, which is also the first tournament for the 6-7 and 8th grade teams. There is still an  issue with class reps.

Calendar of Events:

  1. WBBY- Coach Schalow talked about both games and was very pleased with the effort of the team. He also liked playing the quality of teams that we did.
  2. Uniforms- The new whites arrived first and the blacks a week later.
  3. Program book-Outstanding as always!

Open forum: Nothing to share from anyone.

Meeting adjourned at 7:39 PM

Next meeting February 13th, 2013