JULY 21, 2018

7:30 PM

President David Byrd called the meeting to order with the following members present: Donald Addis, Mike Beasley, Robert D’Amato, R. Shell Dula, Chris Hamilton, Bob Hayes, Dann Holland, Zach Norris, Tim Perkins, Doug Shaw, Jr., Brandon Smith, Sherry Smith, Mike Srock, Randy Stogner, Rick Tate, Kenneth Tucker, Debbie Wardlaw, George Wham, Derek Youngblood, and Charles Gee.

The minutes of the March 8, 2018 meetings at the South Carolina High School League Office were approved without objection.

Cindy Jacobs was recognized to discuss the 2017 year-end audit information received from McKinley, Cooper and Co., LLC.  Cindy discussed in depth the results of the audit and reported the findings were free from mistakes, and provided good audit materials to reviews. Coach Dula asked each member to review in depth all documents and refer any questions to Cindy Jacobs or him.

Coach Dula referred to the 2016, 2017 and 2018 salary information in each member’s packet and covered in depth all major expenses incurred from March 1, 2018 through July 10, 2018. Three of these expenses totaled over $95,000; $50,000 to scholarship recipients, $16,600 to the Charleston Area Convention Center, and $29,000 Loomis & Lapann (Liability Insurance for Membership for 2018-19). This detailed information is included in each board members packet.

As of July 18, 2018 the pre-clinic registration was 5,829, up from 5,642 in 2017.

The Board was presented a letter from Jack Taylor with Charles Schwab summarizing the current portfolio of the SCACA.

Cindy Jacobs was recognized to give an update on the vendors to the Board. She stated that there are 125 booths reserved at this time, with approximately 10 vendors joining as exhibitors for the first time.

David Byrd stated that the SCACA had written $50,000 in scholarships to member’s children so far in 2018, and another 70 scholarship checks will be written in August. The total scholarships awarded in 2018 is $85,000, up from $81,500 in 2017.

Angie Ray was recognized to update the Board on the website. She reported the website traffic has been over 55,000 visits so far this year, with 5,400 visits to our SCACA Clinic information.

Angie continued by summarizing the collection of late fees and non-member coach fees for the 2017-18 school year. The non-member coach fees collected in 2018 were $3,000, reflecting an increase of $800 from 2017.  She continued by asking the board to review the North-South All-Star reports received from Boys Golf, and Softball, provided in their information packet.

President Byrd recognized Charles Gee, Chaplain for the SCACA to address the Board.  Charles reminded the Board that on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday devotionals will begin at 8:30, and gave details on all FCA sessions schedule during the clinic.

Bob Hayes was recognized to update the board concerning the SC High School League. Coach Hayes expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to serve as the SCACA Representative on the SC High School League Executive Committee. Coach Hayes is completing his four year term, and Mike Beasley will begin his term as the SCACA Executive Committee Representative on August 1st.

President Byrd stated that a request for a dues increase of $1.00 was received from the Cheer Coaches Association for the 2019-20 school year.  Randy Stogner made the motion to accept the request from the Cheer Coaches Association to increase their dues to $8 in 2018-19. Mike Srock seconded the motion, all in favor.

President Byrd reminded everyone of the business meeting on Tuesday and referred to the agenda to explain how the Board elections will be conducted.

President Byrd stated that the next board meetings are scheduled for December 6, 2018, at the Dunes Club in Myrtle Beach at 12:00 noon, and followed by March 7th, 2019 at the SC High School League Office in Columbia.

Without objection the meeting was adjourned.







JULY 24, 2018

11:00 A.M.


President David Byrd requested the assistance of Brandon Smith in presenting fifty-nine Service Awards to individuals who have completed their twentieth year coaching in South Carolina.

Coach Dula was recognized and thanked everyone for their attendance. He continued by reading the minutes from the July 21, 2018 Board of Directors meeting. Without objection the minutes were approved.

David Byrd recognized two outgoing members of the Board of Directors for their service to the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association: George Wham, Past-President, and Bob Hayes, Past-President and SCHSL Executive Committee Representative.

Coach Dula continued by highlighting some of the information contained on the website, and encouraged the coaches to use this as a resource for information on the SCACA. The SCACA website has exceeded 55,000 visits so far this year with over 5,400 visits to our SCACA Clinic Information.

The following auxiliary organizations made contributions to the SCACA Scholarship Fund:

Baseball Coaches Association – $3,000

Cheer Coaches Associations – $1,000

Coaches Association of Women’s Sports – $2,000

Football Coaches Association – $5,000

Soccer Coaches Association – $1,000

Tennis Coaches Association – $500

Track & Cross Country Coaches Association – $3,500

Wrestling Coaches Association – $2,500


Randy Stogner, Past President of the SCACA presented the Nominating Committee Report. The committee recommended the following nominations:

Brandon Smith – President

Mike Srock – 1st Vice President

Tim Perkins – 2nd Vice President

Mike Beasley made the motion that the nominees be accepted as presented, Doug Shaw seconded.  Without objection the nominees were approved.

President Byrd gave instructions for the board elections.

The following were elected to serve on the SCACA Board of Directors:

1A Lower – Jimmy Woods, Cross

2A Upper – Jason Farmer, Landrum

3A Lower – Dann Holland, Pelion

4A Upper – Doug Shaw, Palmetto

5A Lower – David Prince, South Florence

Due to classification changes the following Directors were appointed to fill a one year term:

3A Upper – Zach Norris, Keenan

2A Lower – Carlos Cave, Whale Branch

Coach Dula thanked everyone for their attendance and conducted the drawing for door prizes.

Without objection the meeting was adjourned.