A regularly scheduled board meeting of DYHA took place on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7:45pm at Stamford Twin Rinks.  Present board members were Todd Halloran, Art Flynn, John von Stade, Jeff Eccleston, John Fraser, David Hill, Dawn Bryson, Mary Jo Dyer, Pete Canelli (via phone), David Kreppein and Gigi Williams.


President’s Remarks

DYHA Alumni were congratulated on their FCIAC seasons and were wished well for States.

A recap of DYHA Travel Team results at CHC State Tournaments (to date) was given, including season results and seeding going into tournaments.


CHC Update

David Hill provided an update to the board of current issues being discussed by the CHC Board.


Girls Program

Jeff Eccleston presented a formal proposal for changes to the Girls Program structure for the 2014-2015 Season.

The board voted and approved the offering of one full time travel and one supplemental travel team at the U10 level for the 2014-2015 season. 

The board voted and approved the offering of two full time travel and one supplemental travel team at the U12 level for the 2014-2015 season. 


House Program

Super Sunday activities and results were recapped. 

2013-2014 House League Champions

  • Senior Major: Simpson Thacher Barlett LLP over Baywater Properties (5-1)
  • Senior Minor: Neat over ERI Building & Design (4-3)
  • Squirt: First County Bank over BMW of Darien (1-0)
  • Mite:  Kelly Associates over Woodland Partners Custom Builders (4-0)

Appleton Award Winners

  • Senior Major, Co-winners: Trevor McGovern and Colin Raymond
  • Senior Minor, Co-winners: James Hirai and Tiernan Quinn
  • Squirt: Lucie Edwards
  • Mite: Morgan Massey

Recommendations to further enhance a great day were made. 

House surveys are being generated.



A Photo Release policy, as drafted by Legal Counsel, was presented to the board. The board voted and approved the policy which will be immediately implemented during the registration process and posted to the DYHA Website. 


Travel Program

Midget and Bantam spring tryout schedule finalized and posted on website.

Revised call up process between Bantam teams presented. 

Timing of Travel Survey discussed. 



2014-2015 Draft Budget presented.  The association registration fee was discussed.  The board voted and approved the 2014-2015 Registration fees as presented by the Treasurer.


With no further business to discuss, the meeting adjourned at 10:18pm.


Gigi Williams