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Andover Ultimate Frisbee April 2014 Parent’s Meeting

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Andover Ultimate Frisbee. April 2014 Parent’s Meeting. Agenda:. The staff The schedule Fees and fundraising. Andover Invite Volunteer Opportunities. The 2014 Staff. Head Coach/AYS coordinator: Keith Westgate Boys Varsity Coach: Matt Little - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Andover Ultimate Frisbee

April 2014 Parent’s Meeting

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Agenda:• The staff

• The schedule

• Fees and fundraising


• Andover Invite

• Volunteer Opportunities

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The 2014 StaffHead Coach/AYS coordinator: Keith


Boys Varsity Coach: Matt Little

Girls Varsity Coach: Brendan Gibson

Boys JV Coach: Rose Greeley

Girls Senior Captains: Dana Kirwin Grace CastoGirls Junior Captain: Jessie Nason

Boys Senior Captains: Alex Nohelty Ryan TrismenBoys Junior Captain:

Boys JV Captain:

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2014 Ultimate Schedule

Game Schedule:•One to two games per week•Approximately half the games are away games; transportation is provided •An up-to-date game schedule can be found at

Tournament Schedule: •Each team participates in at least one weekend tournament•Tournaments are held most weekends in May•Transportation and overnight housing for players provided as needed

Practice Schedule: •Monday – Thursday, 3:30-5:30•Lower Shawsheen and South School•Each team’s location changes – check email!

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2014 Ultimate TournamentsBoys JV – Andover Invitational (Lawrence Voc Tech), April 26Boys V – Andover Invitational (Lawrence Voc Tech), April 27Boys V – Amherst Tournament (MA), May 3, 4Girls V – Northeasterns (Portland, ME), May 10, 11Boys and Girls V – St. Johnsbury (VT), May 17,18 – bid pendingBoys V – States (Greenfield, MA), May 24, 25Boys JV, Girls V – States (Devens, MA), May 31-June 1

All this information is listed on

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Ultimate Fees and Fundraising

• Andover Ultimate is a self-funded sport and depends on registration fees and volunteer fundraising. Andover Ultimate does not receive any money from the town or school budgets or athletic fees.

• The $215 Registration Fee is paid to AYS and covers:• Coaches’ stipends• Transportation to away games and tournaments• Uniforms

• In addition, AUFBA raises funds to cover additional expenses• Tournament entry fees and expenses• End of season banquet expenses• Player subsidies

• Fundraising sources:• Raffle ticket sales (mandatory $100

minimum per player)• Andover Invitational Tournament• Canning• Carwash• Fuddruckers night• Gopher Gear and Concession sales

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Ultimate Raffle

• Each player is responsible for $100 worth of raffle tickets – 20 tickets at $5 each

• Players pay for the tickets up front, then can sell them to recover the investment or keep them to enter the drawing

• Payment is due by April 17 – tomorrow!• Tickets can be picked up tonight, at practices this week, or at the Andover

InvitePlayers who have not paid, cannot play!

• Ticket stubs must be returned by May 20 to coaches or boosters• Drawing is held at the Andover Cup May 23 at the AHS turf (winners do not

need to be present)

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GLTSGreater Lawrence Technical


• Major regional high school Ultimate tournament hosted by Andover Ultimate

• Tournament format:

• 12 Division II (our JV) teams play on Saturday 4/26; 10 Division I (our Varsity) teams play on Sunday 4/27

• Pool play and playoffs with winners and consolation winners each day• Spirit of the Game winners elected by the participants• All games are at the Greater Lawrence Technical School (VocTech)

• Volunteers Needed• One hour set-up Saturday and Sunday 8:00-9:00• One and a half hour clean up Saturday and Sunday 5:00–6:30• Two hours shifts at the concession stand each day 9-11, 11-1, 1-3, 3-


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Other Fundraising

• Canning – Saturday, May 3 – all players (except those at Amherst Tournament) take 1-2 hour shifts canning at store locations in Andover

• Fuddruckers night – Tuesday, May 20 – come have dinner at Fuddruckers; Andover Ultimate gets 20% of all proceeds with a coupon

• Car wash – Saturday, June 14 – all players take 1-2 hour shifts washing cars at West Middle School

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President: Susan Moynihan

Treasurer: Ann Kirwin Secretary: Hilary Trismen

Tournament Coordinator: Maura Szendey

Game Coordinator: Rachel Combs

Purchasing/Gopher Gear: Carol Nohelty

Volunteers: Ultimate needs YOU!

Fundraising Chair: Taisha Weber

Raffle Coordinator: Karen KimCarwash Coordinator: OPENCanning Coordinator: Taisha WeberAndover Cup Coordinator: OPEN

2014 Andover Invitational: Chairman: Hilary Trismen

End of Year Picnic: Andrew Szendey

Other volunteer opportunities:-Take a shift at the Andover Invite- Take a shift supervising at the carwash- Collect money from the canning sites- Host the pasta dinner on Friday, May 2 before the Amherst Tournament- Organize cookout food for dinner in Amherst May 3 (no need to travel)- Act as a chaperone at any of the tournaments- Get certified to drive the AYS van to tournaments and come along!- Become a volunteer assistant coach and get involved!

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