TSSAA Board of Control Agenda – June 2014

June 10-12, 2014
Murfreesboro, TN

  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Drawing for Regional and State Volleyball Tournaments
  4. Financial Report for the 2014 Basketball Tournament Series
  5. Financial Report of the 2014 Wrestling Tournament Series
  6. Report of the 2014 Athletic Directors Conference
  7. Report of the 2014 Cheer Coaches Conference
  8. Report of the District and Regional Coordinators
  9. Sportsmanship – Review of the 2013-14 School Year
    This completes the 23rd year of the sportsmanship program and we continue to approach this area from many different aspects each year.  A full report is always given to the Board of Control by the staff in regard to the number of coaches ejected, disciplinary action, unsportsmanlike incidents investigated, etc.  In addition, we will review the 19th year of the A.F. Bridges Program.
  10. Report of the Finance Committee
  11. Division II Need-Based Financial Aid Final Report
  12. Administrators’ Meetings Schedule
  13. Regional Basketball Sites
  14. Division I and Division II 2014 State Basketball Tournament Allotments
  15. Media Update
    As you are aware, we launched the TSSAA Network four years ago.  An update regarding PlayOn Sports and the NFHS Network and an update of our progress will be provided.
  16. PrivIT Discussion – Electronic Pre-participation Physical Forms
  17. TACA Cards
  18. Huddle, Inc.
  19. DII Committee Meeting Update
  20. Wrestling Weight Management Fees
  21. Girls’ Wrestling Classification and Girls’ Wrestling State Tournament
  22. Soccer Regulations – Olympic Development Program
  23. Officials’ Fees
    It has been five years since the Board increased game fees for officials.  A recommended “Fee Schedule” for officials beginning with the 2014-2015 school year will be presented to the Board.
  24. Classification Timeline
    We will be collecting enrollment figures for every school after the 20th day of the 2014-2015 school year.  Board policy states any school that has a 20% increase or decrease in enrollment which causes them to change classifications must be moved.
  25. Football Classification
    The Board asked staff to present a five class plan at this meeting for consideration.  Board members want to decide whether to stay with six classes or go to five beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.
  26. Two-A-Day Football Practices
    The Board tabled a proposal submitted in March which would disallow any student-athlete to participate in multiple practices in pads on consecutive days. After getting advise from the TSSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and input from a select group of football coaches, the staff has simplified the recommendation.
  27. Clinton High School Appeals Disciplinary Action
    On May 5, 2014, Knoxville Central High School and Clinton High School were     involved in an unsportsmanlike incident during a soccer match which led to sanctions.
  28. Renaissance High School Requests TSSAA Membership
    Renaissance High School (formerly Middle College High School) is a public school in the Williamson County School System.  It has an enrollment of approximately 140 students.  If approved, they will plan to participate in bowling and cross country.
  29. Bartlett Ninth Grade Academy Requests TSSAA Membership
    Bartlett Ninth Grade Academy will be part of the newly formed Bartlett City School System.  It will be a ninth grade academy only.  They plan to co-op in all sports with Bartlett High School.
  30. SAT/ACT College Test Prep Program
    TSSAA has partnered with eknowledge in order to offer SAT/ACT Prep material to students and student-athletes for under $20.00.  This is a $250.00 value.
  31. Litigation Report