Attention ALL head coaches!
Just a reminder! You have until JULY 1ST to pay your Franchise/Team
Fees. Failure to do so will affect suit-up dates and times. As for the
Equipment Fines...please turn in payment as soon as you can!
If you have any questions please message me!
Florissa E. Sartain,
Claude Irion, 61, of Zillah died Saturday at Cottage in the Meadow in Yakima.
A Squad - N.E. Thunder
B Squad - Sunnyside
C Squad - Toppenish
Congratulations to the A, B and C squads! The hard work has definitely paid off...GREAT JOB to all of you!
2012 YVGKA Awards
Coach of the Year for Kittitas Valley is Mike Helgeson of Kittitas, Team Spirit Award for Kittitas Valley is Kittitas Coyotes!
Coach of the Year for Upper Valley is PJ Ziegler of East Valley Apaches, Team Spirit Award for Upper Valley is the Eagles!
Coach of the Year for Lower Valley is Rory McVey of Lightning, Team Spirit Award for Lower Valley is Lightning!
Congratulations to the following coaches and YVGKA teams!
A. Each GKA team is required to submit a typed roster to the GKA President or designee prior to the start of the first league game. Copies of all rosters shall be delivered to the Equipment Manager. Rosters will also be submitted to the opposing coach prior to the weigh-in before every game. Teams not submitting rosters will play under penalty of forfeiture. Necessary game day corrections in ink shall not be cause for game forfeiture. Rosters shall be in a format approved by the league and shall include the following information for each player:
1. Jersey number
4. Date of Birth
5. Age as of June 1st for 9-13 year old players
Age as of Sept. 1st for 8 year old players
B. Once a players name appears on a GKA team roster and that player plays even one down in any game for that team, that player cannot play even one down in any subsequent lower age team game. Rosters will be given to the President or designee prior to the start of the first game. Any violation of this rule will result in the forfeiture of any game in which the ineligible player participated.
C. There can be no new players registered or issued equipment for any GKA team after the second game of the season without approval of the Board of Directors.
D. If any" A", "B", or "C" squad of any team has 36 or more players by the time the Board of Directors meets to decide on the schedule of league games each year, the players on the squad in question may be divided to form two separate squads at the direction of the Board of Directors for league and playoff purposes for that year.
E. A separate roster for each squad must be submitted in accordance with paragraph A herein. Once a player's name appears on the roster of a squad, he/she cannot play in any game for the team's other squad. Any violation will result in forfeiture of any game in which the ineligible player participated. Every eligible player will be required to participate in league games.
F. The GKA will only pay for officials for Board approved games.
It is recommended that all GKA head coaches, assistant coaches and all interested parties attend the meetings of the Board of Directors. When a head coach is not able to attend a Board Meeting, it is his/her responsibility to see that his/her proxy attends in his/her absence. If a head coach misses five (5) ore more regular season meetings, he/she may be subject to board action.
Attention ALL head coaches! This is the 1st equipment turn in reminder. Please note per the YVGKA Policies & Guidelines:
A. EACH GKA TEAM IS REQUIRED TO HAVE FULL EQUIPMENT RETURNED TO THE LEAGUE EQUIPMENT MANAGER BY JANUARY.
B. IN THE CASE OF A TEAM NOT RETURNING ALL EQUIPMENT BY THE DEADLINE, THAT TEAM WILL BE ASSESSED A REPLACEMENT FEE OF UP TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00).
C. THE EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT FEE WILL HAVE TO BE PAID IN FULL BY THE MONTH PRIOR TO THE BEGINNING OF THE SEASON IN ORDER FOR THE TEAM TO BE ISSUED EQUIPMENT FOR THE CURRENT SEASON.
Please get a hold of Harry (Equipment Mananger) to schedule equipment return! Please DO NOT wait till the last minute to turn in equipment!
Brandy Buckler - YAKIMA REDSKINS CHEERLEADING
Julie Cortina - GRANGER GRID CHEERLEADING
Shantrell - S.E. SAINTS CHEERLEADING
Leone Cheatom - Eagles
PJ Ziegler - East Valley Apaches
Jeremy Young - Selah Tomahawks
Russ Hadcock - West Valley Scouts
Claude Irion - Zillah
YVGKA PRESIDENT -RORY MCVEY
YVGKA TREASURER - FLORISSA SARTAIN
YVGKA SECRETARY - JULIE CORTINA
MEMBER AT-LARGE - JEREMY YOUNG
STEVE BISHOP - CHIEFS
PABLO RAMOS - EAGLES
MARCUS WEIBLE - SELAH
ROSARIO "ANGEL" MATA - WEST VALLEY SCOUTS
TRAVIS IRION - ZILLAH
ACCORDING TO THE SELAH SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICY DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE FACILITY. THE YVGKA HAS TO ENFORCE THIS RULE IN ORDER TO CONTINUE USING THESE GREAT FACILITIES. PLEASE DO NOT BRING YOUR DOG OR YOU WILL BE ASKED TO REMOVE HIM/HER FROM THE GROUNDS.
ADRIAN R. JOHNSON