Minutes from Directors Meeting 5 February 2014



5TH February 2014


Les Grant, Janet Hampson, Martin James, Kev Lincoln, Barry Barnes, Terry Winmill


Tamhra Grace, Gill Winmill, Dan Winmill, Steve Harrison

Matters Arising


Financial Review

Review of accounts                                                                                                                                 KL

Doncaster Pacers

Good turnout for the first session. Coaches are supportive. Next course will start in May     MJ/JH

Andy Sprakes (XP School)

Andy gave information on the proposed school building (proposed opening September 2014) and took questions from the directors

Awards night

Coming along well with tickets almost sold out. Discussed honorary membership, particularly in relation to triathletes. Their inclusion in the list was approved.                                                          KL

Coach Developments

Topics discussed included, More coaches required, Movement of athletes, Coaches moving forward, Coach forum to be arranged, Disability coaching                                                                                   LG

Disability Open meeting

To take place 21st June 2014

Open meeting

Date to be agreed                                                                                                                                      SH

Club Championships

To be held in September and to take place as an all-day event, preferably a Saturday                  LG


Site developments

Hammer cage repaired, thanks to SH

Disability Anchorages to be replaced                                                                                                   SH

Long Jump run-up to be repaired, with the sand being replaced

Fencing to be repaired around track

Track and Field Developments

YDL. Changes to structure for U17/U20 were discussed.

There are 33 athletes, 6 officials and 14 parents booked to go to Edinburgh. Cost, with Beehive, £1200. Accommodation still being finalised                                                                                          TW

Promotional Video and You Tube for DAC were discussed (£2/300)                                                LG/JH

Membership fees

This year’s fees are due by the 31st March 2014, discussion on senior track group fees                 KL

SY X-Country League

Discussed and agreed it went well for the club

Road Running

SY Road League starting, cost will be £5 per athlete                                                                       MJ/JH

ABAC application discussed. Agreed not joining


Janet Hampson was approved as an Affiliate Director – Proposed TW – Seconded MJ

Discussion on increasing the number of members participating Lottery.

Next Meeting

Wednesday 5th March – 6-30 at the Police Club