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Current Association Officers

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

Trustee Lou Brown - Awards
Trustee Brad Harris - Banquet
Trustee John Daubenspeck - Rules, Webmaster
Trustee Rob Conklin - Finance
Allison Jones - New Official Recruitment and Training


2015-2016 Rules Meetings:

All Thursday Meetings - Business Meeting at 6:45pm, Rules Meeting at 7pm

All Sunday Meetings – No Business Meetings, Rules Meeting at 2pm

Thursday August 13th 2015 – Austintown Fitch Cafeteria – No Business Meeting - held along with the
Suburban League Coaches Meeting

Thursday September 3rd 2015 – Boardman High School
Cross Country Officiating Roles/Situations


Thursday January 28th 2016 – Salem High School Library
Rule changes, points of emphasis, games committee, referee


Thursday February 11th 2016 – Austintown Fitch Cafeteria

Thursday February 18th 2016 – Boardman High School
Throws, seeding/scoring, clerk, starter

Thursday March 3rd 2016 – Salem High School Library
Finish line, umpire, uniforms, infractions

Thursday March 10th 2016 – Boardman High School

Sunday March 20th 2016 – Austintown Fitch Track – No Business Meeting
A tour of the track and field

Sunday April 3rd – YSU WATTS – Clinic Topic will be the high jump – No Business Meeting

Sunday April 17th – Crestview High School – No Business Meeting



To view various NFHS track and cross country resources, click here.

To access the NFHS Pre-Meet Notes, click here.

Officials interested in becoming a starter may take advantage of our starter pistol loan program. For more information, click here.

To view the You Are the Referee presentation at the OTFCCOA clinic by Jim Fox and John Daubenspeck,
click here for the PowerPoint and here of a pdf.

To view the recruitment, training and retention presentation at the OTFCCOA clinic by
B J Duckworth click here for the PowerPoint and here for a pdf.

2016 OHSAA Track and Field Manual for Coaches and Officials can be accessed by clicking here.


Link to Arbiter Resource Center provided by OHSAA


Cancellation Policy

Meetings will only be canceled under the following circumstances:
- If the school we are having our meeting at is closed the day of the meeting, our meeting is automatically canceled.
- The school notifies us of a special issue that would cause us not to be able to hold our meeting (ie, scheduling issue, electrical or water issue etc.)
- Severe Weather as determined by the GYTOA President.
Notification will be made via the following:
- Website
- Facebook
- News Media (we notify them and it is up to them to run it)
- NO CALLS WILL BE MADE. If in doubt please check the website, Facebook or call BJ Duckworth, Bill Julian , Pat Julian , Tom Sapp. No credits will be given if someone shows up to a canceled meetings
No Meetings will be rescheduled unless we have two or more canceled meetings during the Winter/Spring or Fall respectively.

PLEASE NOTE**** The state meeting is scheduled through a joint effort of Austintown Fitch Athletics, the GYTOA and the OHSAA office. This meeting is sponsored by the OHSAA and is subject to cancellation by our policy, by their office or the representative of their office who will be administrating the meeting.

To check your meeting attendance, follow these instructions. (click link)



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