MIGCA Board Meeting-January 30, 2022-7pm

MIGCA Board Meeting


Attendance: Debbie Williams-Hoak, , Mark Posey, Bob Filter, Deborah Culver, Chris Cronin, Paul Ten Eyck, Nathan Oake,

Absent- Hugh Felt, Leon O. Braisted III


  • Welcome
  • Approval of September 26th Board Meeting Minutes
    • Bob motion to approve, Deb-2nd,-Minutes approved
  • Super Team, State Championships, Miss Golf, Mr. Golf award presentations
    • Board Members have been out and about
  • Highest Honors
    • It has been great to work with.Lots of positive comments and a quick turnaround.
  • Awards book
    • Working on creating the 2021 Boys and Girls All State Book
      • Mr. and Mrs. Golf, Super Team
      • Post electronic copy on Website
    • 2021 Girls COY Book-being worked on-trying to get bios of coaches
    • Motion by Bob, 2nd Paul to create and print book-Approved
  • Girls Season results- both MIGCA & I Wanamaker (Board educate coaches)
    • Stay with MIGCA Website and iWanamker for All State Selection
      • Coaches will continue to enter in tournaments into the MIGCA website
      • Add a Nominate button to iWanamaker
      • Make sure coaches know why we are doing both and how important it is to have the correct data.The MIGCA board will revisit this in the 2022 Summer.
  • IWanamaker update
    • Continue to use iWanamaker for events
    • Possibly add nomination button for All State Selection.
  • MHSAA Golf Meeting Minutes- changes effective with girl’s season.
    • Players Return to Golf Course-follow spectator guidelines
    • State Finals include coaches cart
    • Allow 2 coaches for each team to be actively involved in coaching-Fall 2022
  • Coaches Insurance/ BOD insurance- cost.Vote on approval
    • Cover insurance for the MIGCA Board-decisions, event, ~$800
    • Motion by Bob, 2nd, Motion passed.
  • 501C-3 status discussion/vote on approval.
    • $450, Discussion on what it means.
    • Decided to gather more information and possibly talk to a CPA
  • Coaches’ clinic- February
    • Decided not to do it.
  • Coaches event- Treetops- August, clinic options?
    • August- (Tuesday and Wednesday)
    • o-No Meet and Greet,
    • Tuesday-Lunch, Threetops, Hall of Fame/COY-evening
    • Wednesday-10 tee times
  • ByLaws update
    • Work in progress of updating them, trying to get finalized in writing in the proper language and ready for our August Meeting.
  • BeNice update
    • Training Program to be coming certified and become the association’s liaison
  • Member vote on extended terms due to covid update
    • Approved it, It needs to go out to our membership
  • MHSCA HOF nominations- Bob Lober
    • Gary Buchholz, Central Montcalm High School         
      Mike Joseph, Hartland High School
      Kim Napieralski, Grand Rapid Catholic Central High School        
      Mark Olsen, White Pigeon High Schools
  • Rules zoom meeting
    • Working with Cody
  • Ray Hill offering
    • Offered to create post for Mr. and Mrs. Golf, Super Team
  • Membership update, corrections
    • We are always working to keep our membership list up to date and to advocate for getting more coaches to join the MIGCA
    • Attempting to get our dues payment process more streamlined.Making it easier for multiple coach discount.
  • Coach of the Year voting discussion
    • Discussion on how to make it a better process.


MIGCA Dates for 2021-22


               June      All State Nomination Deadline

               June       All State Selection

               August 2022       - MIGCA Clinic August 2-3

                              Tuesday-Clinic in AM, Treetops in PM, Hall of Fame/COY in Evening

                              Wednesday-Golf in AM

               August 1st-Possible MIGCA Board Meeting



As we go forward, we need to continue to keep the ball rolling on the below special projects. 

  • Conference Liaisons- Debbie, DEB
  • SWOT Analysis-Chris
  • Coaches Corner Resources- Hugh
  • Help Tutorials- Mark (Done)
  • Golf Drills-Tony (part of Coach’s Resources)
  • Liability Insurance- Debbie, Nathan
  • 501C3 Status- Debbie, Nathan
  • New Coaches Handbook- Debbie/Mark
  • Policy regarding death of members and families-DEB, LEON


Additional Board Meeting Topics

Meeting was Adjourned at 9pm

Next Meeting-TBD

January 30th, 2022 Executive Board Minutes

September 26th, 2021 Executive Board Minutes

August 3, 2021 Executive Board Minutes

June 13th, 2021 Executive Board Minutes

February 7th, 2021 Executive Board Minutes

October 11th, 2020 Executive Board Minutes

September 13th, 2020 Executive Board Minutes

August 23rd, 2020 Executive Board Minutes

August 9th, 2020 Executive Board Minutes

May 26th, 2020 Executive Board Minutes

May 20th, 2020 Executive Board Minutes

May 12th, 2020 Executive Board Minutes

May 5th, 2020 Executive Board Minutes

February 2020 Executive Board Minutes (Phone Conference)

December 2019 Executive Board Minutes