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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


2016-2017 Local 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 11, 2016 – Austintown Fitch Cafeteria – No Business Meeting

Thursday September 1, 2016 – Boardman High School


Thursday February 2, 2017– Salem High School Library

Thursday February 9, 2017 – Austintown Fitch Cafeteria

Thursday February 16, 2017 – Boardman High School

Thursday March 2, 2017 – Salem High School Library

Thursday March 9, 2017 – Boardman High School

Sunday March 19, 2017 – Austintown Fitch Track – No Business Meeting

Sunday April 2, 2017 – YSU WATTS – Clinic Topic TBD – No Business Meeting

Sunday April 16, 2017– Crestview High School – No Business Meeting



Click here for information on a picnic for all GYTOA members and their families - note change from the original date, and please RSVP if you plan to attend!

Adaptive Sports Ohio is sponsoring a clinic on seated/wheelchair track competition on June 26 at Chaney High School, and they have invited us to attend/participate. Please click here for a flyer with more info.

Congratulations to the following award winners, recognized at the GYTOA Banquet on Tuesday, June 14:

Cross Country:

Columbiana County
Michael Inboden, Leetonia
Casey Grace, Leetonia

Mahoning County
Matthew Rozic, Austintown Fitch
Mollie Pierson, South Range

Track and Field:

Columbiana County
Michael Reiner, Wellsville
Emily Ellyson, United

Mahoning County
Andrew Hallof, Canfield
Courtney Cyrus, Springfield

Fred Dafler Sportsmanship Award
Kathy Randolph, Southern Local/Lisbon


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.

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.
- Sever 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 thru 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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