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Surfside Board Meeting Minutes September 15, 2022 6:00 pm Present: Elisa Nye, Rich Fernandez, Paula Skorin, Margo Trone, Kayo Libiano, Eileen Brown, John York The Board approved the August 11, 2022 Meeting Minutes. Membership Status: On September 9th, 20 swimmers tried out and all of them made the team. The majority were placed in the B and C groups. New B swimmers can only swim at Mira Costa for now. There is not room at Redondo Union for more B swimmers currently. We are adding a C+ group at Redondo...

Eileen Brown

Surfside Board Meeting Minutes August 11, 2022 6:00 pm Present: Elisa Nye, Paula Skorin, Kayo Libiano, Eileen Brown, John York Absent: Rich Fernandez, Margo Trone The Board approved the July 7, 2022 Meeting Minutes. Coaching: Going forward, communication with all coaches will go through Head Coach John. In turn, John will distribute pertinent information to the appropriate coaches. Assistant Head Coach position: We currently have two outside candidates who have expressed interest. Once the job description is finalized, it will be circulated to all the current coaches as well as...

Eileen Brown

Surfside Board Meeting Minutes July 7, 2022 6:00 pm Present: Elisa Nye, Rich Fernandez, Paula Skorin, Margo Trone, Kayo Libiano, Eileen Brown, Absent: John York The Board approved the June 9, 2022 Meeting Minutes. Coaching: The coaches are continuing to look at reorganizing the B/C groups in hopes of making room for more C swimmers to join Surfside. We now have an additional lane at the Redondo pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays, bringing the total number of lanes to seven for our use. Lelei and Robert’s contracts have been adjusted...

Eileen Brown

Surfside Board Meeting Minutes June 9, 2022 6:00 pm Present: Elisa Nye, Sandra Ota, Rich Fernandez, Paula Skorin, Margo Trone, Kayo Libiano, Eileen Brown, John York The Board approved the May 12, 2022 Meeting Minutes. Welcome new Board Members: Rich Fernandez – Treasurer Margo Trone – Communications and Co-Meet Coordinator Coaching: The coaches are looking at reorganizing the B/C groups in hopes of making room for more C swimmers to join Surfside. Beginning June 21st, Surfside will have an additional lane at the Redondo pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This...

Surfside Board Meeting Minutes May 12, 2022 6:00 pm Present: Elisa Nye, Paula Skorin, Kayo Libiano, Eileen Brown, John York Not Present: Sandra Ota The Board approved the April 14, 2022 Meeting Minutes. Coaching: Lelei’s work schedule has changed in the past few months and her son Robert has been substituting for her one day a week. The Board decided since this has been a consistent, ongoing schedule change, that we need to create a separate contract for Robert and he needs to be up to date on all of...

Surfside Board Meeting Minutes April 14, 2022 6:00 pm Present: Elisa Nye, Sandra Ota, Paula Skorin, Eileen Brown, John York Not Present: Kayo Libiano The Board approved the March 10, 2022 Meeting Minutes. Coaching: All coaches are up-to-date on their water safety & CPR certification. Lelei’s contract is for her to coach Tuesdays and Thursdays at Redondo. However, she has been getting substitutes for Tuesday nights. John is going to talk with her about her schedule. We would like to get another coach on board by June 1st. Our waiting...

Surfside Board Meeting Minutes March 10, 2022 6:00 pm Present: Elisa Nye, Sandra Ota, Kayo Libiano, Paula Skorin, Eileen Brown, John York The Board approved the February 10, 2022 Meeting Minutes. Coaching: All coaches are current on their certification status. John is arranging a water safety & CPR certification class for the coaches. John is still on the lookout for assistant coach candidates. We will follow-up with him next month. Attendance taking doesn’t seem to be happening the Redondo workouts. John will follow up with the coaches. “Surfside Swim Team...

Surfside Board Meeting Minutes February 10, 2022 6:00 pm Present: Elisa Nye, Sandra Ota, Kayo Libiano, Paula Skorin, Eileen Brown, John York The Board approved the January 11, 2022 Meeting Minutes. Omicron is on a downward trend. Covid is declining, so we are going to stop taking attendance by lane number for contact tracing. However, the coaches will be taking attendance at practices starting next week so that we can keep track of who comes to workouts. John and the board members are going to take photos of swimmers starting...

Surfside Board Meeting Minutes January 11, 2022 6:00 pm Present: Elisa Nye, Sandra Ota, Kayo Libiano, Paula Skorin, Eileen Brown, Case Spencer Absent: John York The Board approved the December 2, 2021, Meeting Minutes. Holiday party recap: Voted on board members for 2022. Gave coaches their 2021 bonuses. Omicron surge and swim practice: An email will be sent out to members with updated information regarding Surfside’s Covid protocols and expectations. Mask wearing on deck and to/from the pool is mandatory and will be strictly enforced. Parents need to notify Membership...

Surfside Board Meeting Minutes December 2, 2021 6:00 pm Present: Elisa Nye, Sandra Ota, Michelle Brill, Kelley Mayeda, Kayo Libiano, Eileen Brown Absent: Case Spencer, John York The Board approved the November 1, 2021, Meeting Minutes. Holiday party (Friday, December 10, 6-7pm at Mira Costa pool): Swim caps with the new team logo will be distributed at the party. Extras will be held for the first swim meet. Food & Drinks – Kelley and Michelle will bring hot cocoa with candy canes & holiday treats. Activities – Elisa will talk...