Spring Meeting Minutes


Spring Soft Court Meeting Minutes
February 21, 2018

The Women’s Softcourt League of Birmingham held the spring meeting at Inverness Country Club on February 21, 2018 at 9:35am. All club representatives were present except Trussville Racquet Club. There were 19 members in attendance.

President Sally McClanahan welcomed everyone and thanked them for their participation and service. Sally introduced the level coordinators and board members. Meredith Vinson, Secretary called roll and asked for a motion to approve the minutes from the August 23, 2017 meeting as posted on the website. Motion made, seconded and approved.

Treasurer Ywonna Whatley presented the financial report. The beginning cash checkbook balance as of February 16, 2018 was $24,004.36 which included deposit for spring fees (104 teams x $70 each). Ywonna announced the spring league winners and runners up. The prize for first place was a WSL umbrella and the prize for second place was a logo tennis towel.

Vice President Lavonda Keel reported that 104 teams were scheduled for spring league. The schedules are now final. The season will begin the week of March 5, 2018.

Sally directed everyone to review the stat winners from the fall season and those approved for move down.

Sally reminded everyone that strength rosters must be completed before week one even though some teams have a Bye that week. Match day helper and strength roster helper sheets are in the packet.

There was discussion as to timely defaults for doubles when players are not present by 10:30am on match day.

Extra 2017 Rules & Policies Directories were distributed and will be printed again fall 2018.

Sally recognized Past President Tracy Crutchfield and thanked her for service and dedication to the Women’s Softcourt League of Birmingham.

Door prizes were awarded and the meeting was adjourned at 10:15am.

Respectfully submitted,
Meredith Vinson