Coaches' Meeting 2012-2013
NSML Coaches Meeting – May 15, 2013 at Maine South High School
- Dates for 2013-2014: 10/3/13, 11/14/13, 12/12/13, 2/5/14, 3/6/14
- Coaches should be watching their email and the NSML web site for entering any conflicts about hosting.
- Treasurer’s report
Dues will remain the same for 2013-2014.
- Topics for 2013-2014
Written topics were presented and handed out to the coaches.
Oral topics are still being finalized and will be announced in the near future on the web site.
- The new ribbon coordinator, Nadja Aquino was introduced to the coaches.
- One of our question writers is stepping down. A potential replacement has been found, but additional names are always needed.
- An assistant webmaster is needed. Anyone interested in doing this should contact Steve Goodman.
- A vice president for the league is needed. Anyone interested in doing this should contact Steve Goodman.
- The all conference committee needs a new member, and will need another one in a year from now. Anyone interested in doing this should contact Steve Goodman.
- Leyden High School is withdrawing from the league.
- Loyola Academy is rejoining the league.
- If room can be found at Evanston for the conference meet, a 56th school will be brought into the league.
- Attendance to meets is important for the students and a necessary part of being an active member of the league. If a school misses meets, the board reserves the right to remove the school from the league.
- New business
- The requirement for the Benson award is being changed to students being an active participant rather than requiring that they have participated in at least three meets per year.
- The Benson award is intended for students who are excited and passionate about mathematics.
- Let Steve Goodman know if you are interested in helping out with reading applications for this award.
- Other business
- Put special requests about hosting on the conflict form on the web site.
- The dues sheet for 2013-2014 will be posted on the web site soon.
- Orals topics for 2013-2014 will be posted on the web site soon.
- An exploration of some type of team contest will be undertaken this next year, with the possibility that it may be implemented in the 2014-2015 year. Coaches interested in working on this should send their ideas to Steve Goodman.