Minutes of SCACA’s Officer and Directors Meeting
Greenville Convention Center
July 23, 2022
President Derek Youngblood called the meeting to order. All Board members were present.
He welcomed Amy Martin to the meeting. She’s the 1-year Presidential Appointee.
The minutes of the March meetings were approved.
Cindy Jacobs gave a financial update announcing that our investments from January 2021 to December 2021 had a fantastic year with a $199,928.74 gain for the year.
Coach Dula went over the 2022 salary information from January 2022 through June 2022. He also went over the major expenses from February 2022 through July 2022.
Derek then went over our membership numbers. Last year 2021 final membership count was 6,928. This year for 2022 we were at 6,086 prior to the clinic. This is the most we have ever had prior to the clinic.
We then had Jack Taylor with Charles Schwab go over our investments for 2022. He said we have had a rough past 6 months. He reported that we are living through the worst U.S. economy in fifty years. He says it will turn around. However, it is having an adverse effect on the stock market and our investments. He stated that because we are long-term investors our portfolio continues to show impressive gains.
Cindy Jacobs went over vendors information. She reported we have 14 new vendors this year! This is great because vendors help pay for the clinic.
Mary Dula reported that 176 scholarships in the amount of $88,500 will be awarded to coaches’ children this year! The checks will be written and mailed out in August.
Melissa then went over our website sccoaches.org and our mass email. Our mass email is going out to 6,314 coaches in S.C. We use this to post job openings, games needed and announcements.
Derek went over the All-Star game reports.
Charles Gee went over the opportunities at the clinic that the FCA has available.
Sherry Smith reported on the Middle School numbers. Middle School membership is up to 236. Before Covid we were at near 400. Hopefully we will be up after the clinic. She then went over the Middle School opportunities that are available at the clinic.
The SCHSL report was given by Mike Beasley. He says this will be a challenging time for HSL.
Mike Beasley will be stepping down from the Board and David Byrd will be replacing him.
Mike Beasley then went into New Business announcing Coach Dula and Mary will be retiring at the end of 2023. A transition committee has been composed of current President and Past Presidents. They have developed a time line and went over the application process. Mike Beasley asked for approval of the hiring/application process and all approved.
Mike Srock announced the SCACA staff will be getting insurance and the process he went through to make this possible. Hopefully this will go into effect January 1, 2023.
The election process for Board members was gone over. More days to vote have been added at the clinic in hopes that more coaches will have an opportunity to place their vote.
Clinic assignments and presentation of awards was gone over.
The Business meeting will be Tuesday, July 26, 2023.
Amy Martin, AC Flora will be AAAA Lower Board member to fill out Chris Hamilton’s term. Chris could become at large for one year.
Future meetings will be
- Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 12:00 noon at the Dunes Club, Myrtle Beach
- Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 10:00 am at Gator Commons, River Bluff High School
David Byrd motioned to adjourn and Joey Moore 2nd the motion.
SCACA Annual Business Meeting
Greenville Convention Center
July 26, 2022
Derek Youngblood called the meeting to order.
Jimmy Woods announced and Derek Youngblood presented the SCACA 20-year and 25-year service awards. Coach Dula congratulated all who received the 20-year and 25-year service awards.
Shell Dula then went over the minutes from the July 23, 2022 Board Meeting. He went over the financial information. He announced that the membership prior to the clinic was at 6,086. He went over the investments and announced that we have 14 new vendors with us this year at the clinic. Scholarship checks will be written and mailed out in August going to 176 coaches’ children in a total of $88,500.
Coach Dula announced that the SCACA will be getting insurance for the SCACA employees and hopefully will go into effect June 1, 2023.
He then went over the new Board election process adding more days at the clinic in hopes that more coaches will have the opportunity to place their vote.
Charles Gee the SCACA Chaplain then came up so everyone could put a face with the name. He said he hopes you don’t need him but he is always available if you do. He wished prayers for a great season.
Mike Beasley then made the announcement that Coach Dula and Mary will be retiring at the end of December 2023. He announced that a committee has been formed made up of current President and Past Presidents that will meet once a month to find a replacement for the Dula’s. Resumes will be accepted 8/1/22 through 8/31/22. How to apply will be sent out on our mass email. The goal is to have a name for the Board in December for their approval.
Derek Youngblood then announced he would like to recognize the auxiliary associations that would like to make a report.
- Strength Coaches Association announced they were donating $5,000 to the Scholarship Funds.
- Football Coaches Association announced they were donating $5,000 to the Scholarship Funds.
- Baseball Coaches Association announced they were donating $2,500 to the Scholarship Funds.
- CAWS Coaches Association announced they were donating $2,000 to the Scholarship Funds.
- Soccer Coaches Association announced they were donating $1,000 to the Scholarship Funds.
- Cross Country/Track Coaches Association announced they were donating $3,500 to the Scholarship Funds.
- Wrestling Coaches Association announced they were donating $2,500 to the Scholarship Funds.
- Cheer Coaches Association announced they were donating $1,000 to the Scholarship Funds.
- Golf Coaches Association announced they were donating $500 to the Scholarship Funds.
- Tennis Coaches Association announced they were donating $1,000 to the Scholarship Funds.
Derek Youngblood then thanked the associations for their donations.
Tim Perkins then gave the nominating committee report. He stated the nominating committee were presenting the following names for Officers for the upcoming year.
Jimmy Woods – President
Zach Norris – 1st Vice President
Dann Holland – 2nd Vice President
All were in favor and none opposed.
Door prizes were then drawn and given away for three $100 bills and one $500 Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift certificate.
Lieutenant Colonel Brian J. Meister with the US Army spoke about their new program “Go Army Edge”.
Derek Youngblood gave instructions for the board elections. The members then went to voting stations to cast votes.
The meeting was then adjourned.
SCACA Board election ballots were counted by Past Presidents after the election ending on Wednesday. The following are the results:
A Lower – Coby Brandybrug, Allendale-Fairfax High
AA Upper – Jason Farmer, Landrum High
AAA Lower – Ronnie Baker, Lake City High
AAAA Upper – Chris Hamilton, South Aiken High
AAAAA Lower – David Bennett, Lexington School District 1