MINUTES OF THE AGM OF DORKING BADMINTON CLUB
HELD ON SUNDAY 8th June 2015
HT, HE, KM, KB, LE,
Mark C, MK, MW, NM, SK, SF, SdLH, SH, SP, SH
CW, DB, FO, LO, HS,
Kay Meldrum, Michele C, Mohajid A, Muhith A, PL, PN, PS, VB
3. Minutes of the 2014
These had been
circulated and it was agreed unanimously that these minutes were a true record
of the meeting
4. Matters Arising
5. Ladies Morning
continue to be an issue and there have been no new enquiries. The best turn out
is 7 to 8. Despite the challenges with parking, it was agreed the session will
continue to run in the morning. There is also no Ladies Morning rep, but it was
determined they will manage this between themselves.
Action – SH will contact SB
to see if there are any candidates from the Leatherhead Leisure centre who
might want to join (not beginners)
Action – SF to write to the
contact at Friends/Aviva to confirm dates/times and determine the plan for
Update – please see dates
& times below in section 13. Aviva will be closing this site towards the
end of December 2016. This won’t affect this year’s bookings and will mean that
staff start to leave from January, easing the car park. In the meantime, the
hard area of the sports field will be available for use.
6. Junior Section
Both sessions were
fully subscribed, and smart looking thanks to the club T-Shirts – thanks to SK
for the suggestion and Mark for arranging.
Action – Mark C to look
into whether the juniors should enter a league.
7. Senior Section
It was good to have
so many new members join this year.
Surrey Ladies - Div
3 – Played 10, Won 10 – league winners
Thanks to all those
who stood in this year, particularly KM
Surrey Men's – Div 5 - Won 0, Lost 10, remain in Division 5
A year of trying
out new partnerships!
Surrey Mixed – Div
6 - Won 8, Lost 2 – league winners
forward to finally being in Div 5!
Guildford Ladies 4 –
Div 2 – Won 4, Lost 2 – league winners
It was a shame
there were only 4 teams in the league, so not many matches. Great to win the
league, and thanks to those who stepped in to play, especially FO
East Surrey Men's 4 – Div 2 – Won 7, Lost 1 – league winners
early in the season, which left 8 matches, one of which was a walkover and
three of which we won 6-0. PN, SA, MW were the mainstays, with great
contributions from Robin Marshall, Russell Howes & Paul Sanders.
The final table was
so close, the team ended up winning on games difference.
Sutton Mixed – Div 4 – Won 6, Lost 4 – runners up
One team, St
Margaret’s, dominated the league, winning all 10 matches. We had close matches,
and ended up as runners up.
9. Treasurers Report
10. Subscriptions for
Current levels Proposed
or £105 if paid before 1st October 2015 no
Students £65 no
(including T-Shirt) no
Ladies £85 no
Seniors £4 no
11. Election of
Officers for 2014-2015
Vice President Sheila Knott
Secretary Simon Fuller
Treasurer Mike Wood
Club Captains Simon Fuller & Sue De La Hoyde
Match Secretary Suzanne Hunter
Welfare Officer Heather
Ladies Rep Sue
Evening Reps Nic May, Karen Marsden
Junior Rep Mike
Sue Hoad stood down
as President. We would like to thank her for her contribution to the club. Mike
Knott was elected as President, proposed by Sue Hoad and seconded by Suzanne
12. Any Other Business
Junior Coaching – SK
thanked the Junior coaches for giving up their time. Mark C suggested further
coaching for Juniors showing particular promise.
Action – Mark to
investigate costs/availability and coordinate with Simon Fuller regarding Hall
– given the successes in the Club this year, Simon Fuller suggested we write to
the Dorking Advertiser to get an article which could promote the club and
encourage new members.
Action – SF to contact the
Club Night – club
nights were thought to be successful this year, with a good turnout most weeks
and aided by SH avoiding matches on Wednesday evenings wherever possible.
Thanks to Suzanne.
Committee Members – Simon mentioned that there was a call from most of the
leagues in which we play for volunteers for committee members. Indeed, the
Guildford League has chosen to systemise replacement of committee members. And,
as a result of the uncertainty of the East Surrey league next year, we have
decided (subsequent to the AGM) to withdraw the Men’s 4 from this league and
enter a Men’s 6 in the Guildford League.
Action – Any club member
willing to be involved in a league committee should contact SF in the first
Match Teas – NM
mentioned that it was frustrating when teams didn’t stay for food after
Action – SH will circulate
the email addresses of Clubs Fixtures Secretaries to the team captains
13. 2015 – 2016 Season
Confirmation of the
Seniors Club Night
– every Wednesday 8pm – 10pm:
Start – 2nd
End – 27th
No Club Night on:
Ladies Club Morning
– every Monday 10.15am – 11.45am
Start - 7th
End – 21st
No Club Morning on:
Juniors Club Night
– every Wednesday 6pm – 8pm:
Start – 16th
End – tbc
No Club Night
during school holidays.
A date of the 27th
January 2016 was suggested as the date for the Club Tournament. This will be
confirmed closer to the time.