Orange Committee meeting minutes

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 @ 7:30 PM Woollett Aquatics Center, Irvine


Call to Order—7:30 p.m. by Devon Ames, Chair


Present: Devon Ames (Chair), David Prodanovich (Vice-Chair), Kim Hoesterey (Program Chair), Steve Quan (Secretary/Treasurer), Ken LaMont (Senior Rep), Courtney Mykkanen (Athlete Rep), Bill Voight (Coach Rep), Richard Hunter (Age Group Rep), Tracey Maurer (Diversity Chair), Richard Davis (Officials Chair), Desi Turcios (ORCA), Goren Westerlund (SCA), Collin Gladys (EAST), Patty Haney (Seal).


Board Member(s) Absent: None


Treasurer’s Report (Steve Quan):

April  2016 report presented: Income $26,307.00; Expenses $21,749.88;

Net $4,557.12; Balance $30,009.75.


Age Group Report (Richard Hunter):

SCS Age Group Committee convened Saturday 4/23/2016 and made the following recommendations for SCS Board approval:


  • December 2016:  December 9-11 will be 3 WAG Invitational for all ages.  The meets will return to the previous WAG format. The meets will be held at UCSB hosted by the SBSC; Palm Springs hosted by PST and Crafton Hills College hosted by YST.


  • Club Championship the first week of December will be cancelled.


  • 2017 Meets:

  • A single Junior Olympic Championship for 5-14 year olds will be held March 16-19, 2017.

  • Three June Age Group meets will be held June 15-18, 2017

  • Long Course Junior Olympics for all ages will be held July 26-30, 2017

  • Three Winter Age Group meets will be held December 8-10, 2017

  • Senior development meet December 16-18, 2016 will be dropped by Armada.


Coaches’ Rep (Bill Voigt):

Swim Meet of Champions held at MVN April 28, 2016 – May 1, 2016.


Senior Representative (Ken LaMont):

Senior Committee meeting will be held at Swim Meet of Champions.


Official’s Chair (Richard Davis):

Coaches are requested to direct all parents interested in officiating to contact Richard Davis.


Diversity Chair (Tracy Maurer):

Emily Honng and Zander Minano were selected for Diversity inclusion Camp. Committee discussion regarding family bathroom or changing rooms policies were going to be amended by USA Swimming.


Athlete Rep (Courtney Mykkanen):

Courtney commented that the Armada Senior Meet had inadequate warm down space because the athletes had to share the adjacent 25 yard pool. 


Program Chair (Kim Hoesterey):

Meet bids are due by 7/15/2016.

Next meeting set for Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 7:30 pm.  June’s meeting is set a week earlier on Tuesday June 21, 2016 due to Olympic Trials.


Old Business:



New Business:



Meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Steven R. Quan Secretary/Treasurer