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Nabba General Meeting 110107

  1. 1. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association General Meeting November 1, 2007 NASH Cafeteria
  2. 2. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association “ People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” Rogers Hornsby, Hall of Famer
  3. 3. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association Agenda
  4. 4. Agenda <ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>Booster Organization Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Tiger Baseball Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Key Fundraising Events Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Spring Trip Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Call to Action </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Adjournment </li></ul>
  5. 5. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association NABBA Overview Ron Dassner
  6. 6. NABBA Overview <ul><li>Board Officers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>President: Ron and Pam Dassner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st Vice President: Mike and Beth Ludwig </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd Vice President: Jim Jackson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dana Cammarata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treasurer: Bill and Sally Duffett </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secretary: Rick and Robin Chiocchi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication: Bobbie Reed </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. NABBA Overview <ul><li>Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enrich the experience of North Allegheny School District baseball players </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop fellowship and communication among players, members, coaches and school district administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide enhancements and rewards for North Allegheny School District baseball players </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. NABBA Overview <ul><li>2007- 08 Goals and Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate revenue in excess of $10,000 over anticipated expenditures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize and realize spring trip to Disney Spring Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create opportunities for non-player students to participate in the baseball program experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule 2008-09 fundraising events to normalize revenues over a 12-month cycle </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association “ There are three things the average man thinks he can do better than anyone else: build a fire, run a hotel and manage a baseball team.” Rocky Bridges, Manager
  10. 10. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association Tiger Baseball Overview Coach Maddix
  11. 11. Tiger Program General Goals <ul><li>Discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Skill Development </li></ul><ul><li>A comprehensive 12-month plan </li></ul>
  12. 12. Tiger Baseball Coaching Staff <ul><li>Junior High </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experienced Staff </li></ul></ul><ul><li>9 th Grade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Woods </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Varsity / JV </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bill Stoops (Hitting) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Todd Erdos (Pitching) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Derek Blyzwick (Pitching) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harry Yeakel (Catching / Pitching) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gary Metro (Outfield / First Base Coach) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buddy McKay (Infield / Catching) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Matt Butler (Outfield / First Base Coach) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nate Tengowski (First Base / Conditioning / Scouting) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. 12-Month Plan <ul><li>Fall Program / Off-Season Conditioning </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Season Conditioning </li></ul><ul><li>Tryouts </li></ul><ul><li>Season </li></ul><ul><li>Summer / Off-Season </li></ul>
  14. 14. Fall Ball Program <ul><li>All Voluntary </li></ul><ul><li>10 th -12 th Grade (Limited time and space) </li></ul><ul><li>6 Weeks (September – October) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 workouts on the field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Morning Hitting (100 swings) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>16 total sessions = 8 per player </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>18 workouts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fall league through McCandless open to everyone (about 14 games) </li></ul><ul><li>Total = 32 workouts </li></ul>
  15. 15. Off-Season Conditioning <ul><li>Voluntary </li></ul><ul><li>10 th –12 th Grade (Limited time and space) </li></ul><ul><li>6 Weeks (November – December) </li></ul><ul><li>Monday – Tuesday – Thursday – Friday </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strength, speed, power, and agility workouts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some hitting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No throwing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Morning hitting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20 sessions – 2 per player </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 st session = video taping </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd session = break down of video and instruction </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Pre-Season Conditioning <ul><li>Voluntary </li></ul><ul><li>7 th -12 th Grade </li></ul><ul><li>8 Weeks (January – February) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Pre-Season Conditioning (Middle School) <ul><li>Monday nights @ Marshall Middle </li></ul><ul><li>Especially important for pitchers </li></ul><ul><li>Some conditioning @ individual schools </li></ul>
  18. 18. Pre-Season Conditioning (9 th Grade) <ul><li>Baierl Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thursdays in January </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thursdays and Saturdays in February </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pitchers and catchers @ Baierl Center w/10 th -12 th Graders on Tuesdays and Fridays (Jan) or Saturdays (Feb) </li></ul><ul><li>Some workouts @ Marshall Middle on Monday nights for infielders and outfielders </li></ul>
  19. 19. Pre-Season Conditioning (10 th -12 th Grade) <ul><li>Baierl Center </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays (Jan) or Saturdays (Feb) </li></ul><ul><li>Pitchers throw twice a week (8-week throwing program) </li></ul><ul><li>Skill development (all facets of the game) </li></ul><ul><li>Continue strength, speed, power, and agility workouts </li></ul><ul><li>Morning hitting 4 days / week (one workout per player) </li></ul>
  20. 20. Tryouts <ul><li>For 7 th -12 th Grade the first official day of Baseball in 2008 is Monday March 3 rd </li></ul><ul><li>4 Days (March 3 rd –6 th ) </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Evaluators </li></ul><ul><li>Representatives of the Varsity/JV staff at tryouts at all levels </li></ul>
  21. 21. Varsity / JV Selection <ul><li>One squad </li></ul><ul><li>Practice together </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes staggered in a 3-hour window </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some movement between levels to increase playing time and for skill development </li></ul>
  22. 22. Disney Spring Training Trip <ul><li>Varsity / JV </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent time to go this year </li></ul><ul><li>2 scrimmages and 2 games each </li></ul><ul><li>3-4 practices each (Varsity / JV) </li></ul><ul><li>Plenty of hitting in the tunnels </li></ul><ul><li>Very important for continued player evaluation </li></ul>
  23. 23. Regular Season <ul><li>10 Weeks (March-April-May and beyond) </li></ul><ul><li>20 Game / 2 Scrimmage Limit </li></ul><ul><li>6 days / week = plenty of practice time </li></ul><ul><li>Skill development </li></ul><ul><li>Varsity /JV continue strength program </li></ul>
  24. 24. Summer / Off-Season <ul><li>Strength program (non-supervised) </li></ul><ul><li>Some summer workouts with NA staff </li></ul><ul><li>Role of NA school staff </li></ul>
  25. 25. Website / Communication <ul><li>Check for calendar and updates </li></ul>
  26. 26. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association Key Fundraising Events Overview Ron Dassner
  27. 27. Key Fundraising Events <ul><li>Tiger Skills Clinics </li></ul><ul><li>Tiger “Grand Slam” Social </li></ul><ul><li>Tiger “Pre-Season Tailgate/Smoker” </li></ul><ul><li>Tiger Fest </li></ul><ul><li>Pirate Ticket Sales </li></ul><ul><li>Golf Outing </li></ul><ul><li>Banquet </li></ul>
  28. 28. Key Fundraising Events <ul><li>Tiger Skills Clinics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Event Profile: Baseball skills clinics for area youth players </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conducted by NA Coaching Staff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Local Rec Ball Assns: IFPAA, McAA, BMP </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pitching, Catching, General Skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timing: December, 2007-January, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location: NAI, NASH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fees: TBD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact: Ron Dassner </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Key Fundraising Events <ul><li>Tiger “Grand Slam” Social </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Event Profile: An evening out for NABBA parents, coaches and adult program supporters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Live Music </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hot Hors-d’oeuvres, Beer and Wine </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Auction and Raffle Items </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timing: January, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location: TBD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tickets: $25.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact: Pam Dassner </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Key Fundraising Events <ul><li>Tiger “Pre-Season Tailgate / Smoker” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Event Profile: An evening out for NABBA parents, coaches and adult program supporters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guest Speakers/Local Sports Celebrities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hot Tailgate Food, Beer and Wine </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Auction and Raffle Items </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timing: February 8, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location: Franklin Park Fire Hall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tickets: $25.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact: Jim Jackson </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Key Fundraising Events <ul><li>“ Tiger Fest” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Event Profile: An afternoon event for players, parents and coaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NABBA Registration/Lottery Tickets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction of NA Teams and Coaches </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ball Park Food and Fun </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clothing Sale, Auction and Raffle Items </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timing: March 9, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location: NASH Cafeteria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tickets: Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact: Beth Ludwig </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Key Fundraising Events <ul><li>Pirate Ticket Sales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Event Profile: A player-conducted fundraising activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sell Pirate Tickets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Approximately 20 Tickers per Player </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chance to Play at PNC Park </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pirate Financial Donation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timing: March-April, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location: NA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tickets: NA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact: Mike Ludwig </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Key Fundraising Events <ul><li>Golf Outing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Event Profile: An afternoon of golf for NA parents, coaches and adult program supporters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Round of Golf, Cart </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ 19 th Hole” Buffet and Refreshments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Door Prizes, Auction and Raffle Items </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timing: May, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location: TBD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tickets: TBD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact: Rick Choicchi </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. Key Fundraising Events <ul><li>Banquet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Event Profile: An afternoon of celebration for NA players, parents, coaches and program supporters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Buffet Dinner and Refreshments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Program Recognition and Awards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Auction and Raffle Items </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timing: June 8, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location: The Chadwick </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tickets: TBD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact: Pam Dassner </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association Spring Trip Overview Mike Ludwig
  36. 36. Spring Trip <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Participants: Combined Varsity/JV Squads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dates: March 18-22, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Destination: Disney World, Orlando, FL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Event: Disney Spring Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities: 2 games, 2 scrimmages, 3 practices for each squad; Theme park visits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lodging: Disney’s Caribbean Resort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation: Air travel, local motor coach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School Days Missed: 3/18, 3/19 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost: $935.00 per player </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. Spring Trip <ul><li>Itinerary (tentative) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday,3/18: Travel to Orlando, FL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AM Departure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wednesday,3/19: Practice/Scrimmage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thursday,3/20: Practice/Scrimmage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday,3/21: Practice/Game </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturday,3/22: Game/Travel to Pittsburgh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PM Departure </li></ul></ul></ul>
  38. 38. Spring Trip <ul><li>Package components </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Airfare, roundtrip Pittsburgh/Orlando </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ground transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provided by Disney </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lodging for 4 nights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4 players per room occupancy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disney Theme Park “3-Day Hopper Passes” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Game fees, taxes and miscellaneous charges </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. Spring Trip <ul><li>Timeline / Due Dates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11/1/07: Trip plans presented to Boosters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11/1/07: Room reservation fee due to Disney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11/25/07: Final approval by NASB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12/1/07: Player down payment of $400 due </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TBD: Airline tickets purchased </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2/2/08: Trip balance due to Disney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3/7/08: Teams selected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3/8/08: Player trip balance due </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3/18/08: Depart for Orlando </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association Call to Action Ron Dassner
  41. 41. Call to Action <ul><li>Volunteers Needed NOW! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We Need Your Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Please volunteer tonight to help with one or more of our planned fundraising activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We Need Your Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Please lend us your expertise </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sales/Marking, Finance, Hospitality, Craft/Artistic </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We Need Your “Stuff” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We could use donated corporate and solicited items for most of our fundraising activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Items will be used in Auctions and Raffles </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  42. 42. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association Questions?
  43. 43. North Allegheny Baseball Booster Association Thank You for your Support!