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August 8 6pm AVHS Community room:


Good evening,


Please find the below notes from the August AVHS Baseball Booster Club Meeting. Please reach out with any questions.


  • Reviewed Survey Themes and areas of focus for 2024


    • Offseason Activities

      Predominantly positive across the all activities


    • Spring Trip

      Very positive regarding the Florida Spring Trip. Concern regarding overall costs.


    • Team Building activities

      Very positive feedback, especially regarding the Strikeout Cancer event


    • Facilities and Equipment

      Multiple areas of concern regarding the accessibility of fields


    • Communications

      Positive feedback. Continued work to increase and improve communication for the AVHS Baseball Program and connecting with VAA Baseball and Legion Baseball


    • Team Experience

      Significant feedback. Provided to Sam for review.


  • Calendar

    • TBD September - Weekly Required Weightlifting

    • October 15: Fall Field Close

      • DeLong Batting Cage Nets

      • Clubhouse Winterization

      • Banner Removals

      • Shed Cleanout

      • 9A Dugout Painting

    • November/December -  Captains Practices Begin

    • January/February - Cash Raffle Drawing

    • March Team Building Event (Bowling?)

    • March - Arm Care

    • March - Tryouts

    • March - Spring Trip

    • April/May Strikeout Cancer / VAA Day - Matt

      • Align to Non-Conference Host on a Saturday


  • DRAFT General Budget - Examples of planned expenditures for 2024 - Supported by Booster Club Dues and Fundraising Activities

    • Hats

    • Uniforms - New Varsity for 2024

    • Equipment

      • Balls

      • Delong Batting Cage Nets

      • Lower Batter's Eye / Outfield Windscreen

      • Streaming Fence Mounts

    • Coaches & Coach / Team Apparel

    • Senior Night

    • Offseason Training Expenses

    • Thank You’s


  • Fundraising - We need YOUR HELP to facilitate fundraisers to help continue to support the program.

    • Booster Club Dues

      • Cash Raffle

    • Banners

      • Handing off from Schlicting to LaFave/Galovich/

    • Bowling/Wiffle Ball Tournaments

    • Car Wash

    • Heggies

    • Others?


  • AD Communications / District 196 Updates

    • Varsity Field ADA Plan

      • Current plan is a crushed rock path from the DeLong Cages to the bleacher area.

      • Form Letter and Email will be sent for those who would like to petition school and district contacts.


  • Spring Trip Planning

    • Location - Baseball City - Tampa Florida

    • Planning

      • Travel - Included Airfare will be optional

      • Coaches - 5 potentially 6 coaches will be attending in 2024

      • Planning for less games more practice time

    • Fundraising

      • Dedicated Fundraisers will be conducted starting ASAP

    • SIgnup - DUE 9/30 along with $200 Deposit

    • Total Cost TBD - Hoping to confirm the ballpark by September meeting.

    • There is a critical need for volunteers to help make this happen. Please reach out if you are willing to help.

      • We will plan to have a dedicated planning session after the September Booster Club Meeting


-- Next Meeting - Tuesday September 12 - 6:00 PM @ AVHS Community Room



Jeremy, Brian, Dave, Matt, Kevin

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