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Current Association Officers

Bill Julian - President
Tom Sapp- Vice President
Pat Julian - Treasurer
B.J. Duckworth - Secretary
John Daubenspeck - Rules Interpreter

Trustee Lou Brown - Awards
Trustee Peg Celedonia - Banquet
Trustee John Daubenspeck - Rules, Webmaster
Trustee Deb Dougherty - Finance, New Official Recruitment and Training


2013-2014 Rules Meetings:

All meetings are at 7:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.

August 15 - Austintown Fitch HS
Suburban League Coaches Meeting held in conjunction with our rules meeting
September 5 - Boardman HS

January 30 - Salem HS
Rule changes, points of emphasis, Ohio modifications, games committee, referee

State Rules Meeting:
February 11- Austintown Fitch HS
6:00 pm - Note change!!!

February 13 - Austintown Fitch HS

February 20 - Boardman HS
(note date change)
Throws, Seeding, Scoring

March 6 - Salem HS
Umpire, Infractions, Uniforms

March 13 - Boardman HS
Clerk, Starter, Finish

March 23 - Austintown Fitch HS

Outdoor meeting held on the track at 2pm – No business meeting

March 30 - WATTS facility - YSU
conducted as a throwing events clinic for officials - 2 pm until 4 pm.



Our annual banquet honoring outstanding area athletes and officials will be held on June 17 at 6:30 pm (doors open at 6) at the Mill Creek Park Experimental Farm in Canfield. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased form BJ Duckworth, Peg Celedonia, or Pat Julian at the clinic on Sunday, Mar 30 or any meet they work.

Officials are being sought for the Midwest Meet of Champions on June 14th in Granville Ohio.
If you would like to work this prestigious meet please contact either Carl Fisher (, Ed Crawford (, or Jim Sellers ( Let them know your first and second choice of positions that you would like to work. Officials chosen will receive a shirt and possibly a hat. Any questions don't hesitate to call Jim Sellers at 567-224-0200.

The MVTOA hosts the Sim Earich Cross Country Invitational each year in October, a week before the district meet, at the Trumbull Fairgrounds. The date this fall will be Saturday, October 11. First race is scheduled for 9:30 am. If you would like to work the meet, please contact Brandon Woods at

To view a pdf of the "You Are the Referee" presentation by Jim Fox and John Daubenspeck at the OT&F&CCOA Clinic on January 17, click here.

Remember the OHSAA Track and Field manual will not be mailed. It can be accessed here.

Congratulations to Lou Brown, who was selected by District 1 of the state coaches' association (OATCCC) to be recognized as a Distinguished Contributor at their state clinic/banquet in January.

GYTOA by-laws may be viewed here.

If you were not assigned to officiate a Suburban League meet last fall and want to be included in the schedule next year, please contact Lou Brown.

Click here to visit Purchase Officials, an authorized vendor for the required Track Officials' shirt.



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