BOARD OF CONTROL AGENDA
March 10, 2015
- Roll Call
- Approval of Minutes
- Election of Officers
- 2014 BlueCross Bowl Team Allotment Report
- Financial Report of the 2015 State Bowling Tournament
- Financial Report of the 2014 TSSAA Hall of Champions Games
- TSSAA Board of Control Roundtable
Our TIAAA and Cheer Coaches’ Conferences will be held on April 19-21, 2015, at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. The TIAAA Board wants to have a question and answer session at the conclusion of the Conference. This year, they have requested that we ask the President and Vice President of the Board of Control and Legislative Council to make up the panel.
- Beacon School Requests TSSAA Membership
Beacon School is requesting TSSAA membership effective with the 2015-2016 school year. Beacon School is located in Greeneville. It is licensed through the Tennessee Department of Education as a Category 1 school serving grades K-12. If approved, Beacon School plans to offer cross country and co-op with Greeneville High School in other sanctioned sports. They will be placed in Division I, Class A-AA, District 1 in Cross Country. Their current enrollment in grades 9-12 is 41 students.
- Football Practice Regulations (Contact vs. Noncontact)
The NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee has developed recommended guidelines for contact during regular season football practice. An explanation and recommend guidelines will be provided.
- Official Appeals Suspension of Registration
- Litigation Report
- Republic High School Requests TSSAA Membership
Republic High School is requesting TSSAA membership effective with the 2015-2016 school year. Republic School is located in Nashville. It is licensed through the Tennessee Department of Education as a Category 2 approved charter with Metro Nashville Public Schools. For the 2015-2016 school year they will offer the 9th grade and will add a grade each year. Their estimated enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year is 150 students. If approved, Republic High School will be classified in District 10, Class A-AA in soccer; District 11, Region 5 in bowling; the Middle TN section in track and field; Region 3, Class A-AA in individual wrestling; Region 8, Class A-AA in dual wrestling; and in Class A, District 10, Region 5 for all other sports. In football, they will be DI, 1A, Region 5 but cannot participate in the football playoffs during the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years. This is due to the fact that region schedules for the next two years have been completed and the school will have to play an independent schedule.