CHIPPENHAM MEN’S HOCKEY CLUB Minutes of the committee meeting held on: Monday 2nd August 2010 In attendance: Steve Burton John Cull Rick Law Alastair Pidgeon Mike Smith Neil Stewart Simon Jackson Graeme Percy Nigel Stonham Simon Gubbin Simon Walker Dave Ward Action 1 Apologies None received 2 Minutes of the Previous Meeting The minutes of the previous meeting were accepted as a true record. 3 Matters Arising th Club Day – 4 September. This will be a round robin format as last year. The pitch is booked between 10:00 and 14:00. We will look to start with registrations and warm up at 11:00 with matches from 11:30. Last year the matches took about 2 hours. The Ladies have the pitch from 14:00. There will be no mixed matches this year. We will need umpires (John Cull and Mike Smith are away). The League trophies for the 2s will be available to be handed out (Mike will leave them behind the bar). rd Insurance – At the pitch there is 3 party liability only. Players involved in the game are not covered. A Broker will be at Club day to discuss individual player insurance with anyone interested. RL Club liability insurance – we need cover to hire external facilities as a club. Rick will investigate the England Hockey offering – we need cover quickly due to hire replacement training facilities while the pitch is out of action. Captains Duties – An updated document was circulated and agreed. 4 Administration Matters EH National Competitions – The Chipwrecks and the Firsts have been entered. Wiltshire Competitions – It was agreed to enter one team in each of the four competitions. The Wales and West League has a new sponsor and subscriptions have been reduced by £5 as a result. 5 Treasurer’s Report Subscriptions were agreed as: st £80 (£90 if paid after 1 October) £50 Students/Unwaged £Nil CJHC members (the Club will bear the £5 Sports Club membership) £50 / £25 Active / Passive Social Members Match Fees were agreed as: £10 (unchanged) £7 Students/Unwaged (unchanged) £5 CJHC members £5 Playing Umpires (play and umpire on the same day) Club Socks will be provided as part of the subscription; shorts will not. Club liability insurance will be purchased; other insurance options will be investigated. Action Summer League income was discussed. Debts outstanding are low. We need to go back to CAP with postponed matches as the invoice is wrong. 6 Playing Matters st 1 XI Captains Report –.Won 1, lost 1 (to the top side). Done enough to gain promotion. nd 2 XI Captains Report – Lost to the league leaders but currently second and will finish there if we win the last game. A good season. rd 3 XI Captain Report – Won the last 4 matches; 2 matches left, expect to finish mid table. Vets Captain Report –.Played 1 lost 1. Poor turnout for the Ancient Britons game. Training – Will be at Stonar School, Atworth (SN12 8NT) Thursday 7 to 9. Fitness Tuesdays at the club. Website will be updated with address of the school. First Aid kits – It was agreed that captains can buy supplies and charge back via the teamsheets. Balls – 24 match balls will be bought for the 1s and 2s. When used they will be NiS/SW handed on to the lower teams. Keys – Mike Spurrier and John Spooner have key sets which need to be retrivied th and passed to the 5 Team and Chipwrecks captains. Floodlights – Testing has been arranged with Toby: it will happen in October (as it has to be dark). The booster lights have been fixed. 7 AOB Umpires – John Cull has sent details of all our umpires to the relevant authority. Another umpire coordinator is required for this season. Fixtures – Had a meeting with the ladies. We have a couple of days where the timings will be tight due to the numbers of matches. A provisional fixture list will be issued this week. Golf Tournament – Gubbs is organising, probably a Friday at Chippenham. Expressions of interest to Gubbs please. Language – please mind your language on the pitch including training. Swearing is not acceptable. Note that it is a cardable offence. 8 Date of Next Meeting th Monday 6 September 2010, 8:00 p.m. at the Sports Club.