Benchwarmers

Redwood High School Benchwarmers
 “Funding Redwood Athletics”
 
Benchwarmers is the sports allocation committee of the Redwood Foundation
 
A completed Benchwarmers Funding Request Form must be submitted to the Athletic Director by the Friday before the Benchwarmers meeting.
 
To make a request to Benchwarmers download the Funding Request Form and the Funding Guidelines

Benchwarmers meet on the first Wednesday of every month except July and August.
Meeting dates 2015/16
9/2, 10/7, 11/4, 12/2, 1/6, 2/3, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4, 6/1

Benchwarmers Board will approve the requests in a closed session following each meetings

Benchwarmers Board 2015/16
President                                       Jennifer Tippett   jentippett@comcast.net
Vice President                                Lynn Tallerico
Secretary                                       Annie Chandler Porter
Treasurer                                        Kim Allen

Assistant Principal Athletics          LaSandra White      lwhite@redwood.org
Athletic Director                            Jessica Peisch         jpeisch@tamdistrict.org
Athletic Trainer                             Americ Alvarado      aalvarado@tamdistrict.org

Benchwarmers Funded Items 2015/16
Total allocated to June 2016: $189,158.66

All Sports
- Impact testing software for concussions
 - Bus to UCSF for physicals
- Athletics Awards and letters for Fall, Winter & Spring seasons
- Athletic Trainer salary (50%)
- Coaches meetings and Positive Coaching Alliance training
 - Transportation for NCS playoff games Fall, Winter & Spring seasons
 - Senior athletes banquet
Basketball
Boys - tournament fees, basketballs, bus to tournament
Girls - tournament fees, buses, game analysis software
Baseball
Batters helmets, practice baseballs, batting tees, bats, catchers gear,
ball caddy, protective screens, Fungoman practice machine
Bus to Cardinal Newman game
Boys - tournament fee, game analysis software
Girls - tournament fee, equipment and bus
Golf
Girls - shag bags, golf bags, balls
Boys - tournament fees
Waterpolo
Girls - coaches summit, tournament fees and equipment
Boys - tournament fees, equipment and supplies
Cross Country - invitational/meet fees and buses
Soccer
Girls - balls, practice jerseys
Boys - bibs, cones, ladders
Tennis
Girls - tournament fees, warmup jackets
Wresting – equipment & tournament fees
Girls Field Hockey – bus & tournament fees
Swimming & Diving – uniform parkas & jackets, equipment
Softball - bus to game
Track & Field – invitationals
Football - helmet cart and pad storage racks, 5 man Oklahoma chute
Volleyball
Boys - tournament fees
Girls - tournament fees
Cheerleading - camp scholarships
 
Miscellaneous – Unified team jerseys for basketball and track
Physical improvements: 
Gym sound system
Outdoor AED for Ghiotti field
Athletics tents for use by all sports
Replacement ice machine for Athletic trainer
Benches for swimming pool
Light rental for Ghilotti field in February 
Replacement door Baseball shed
Bleachers for Ghilotti Field
Baseball bases, windscreen
Scoreboard controllers
Media backdrops
Windscreen for JV Softball field
Discus net replacement 
Wind screen tennis courts
Storage shed for tennis courts

2014/15  total allocated: $197,573

Athletic Trainer salary, overtime and supplies
Waterpolo tournaments and equipment
Wresting equipment
Cross Country invitationals
Transportation for playoffs and some games
Coaches training and equipment
Soccer teams jackets
Tennis warm up tops

Swimming parkas
Baseball equipment

Team Awards and Letters
Physical improvements: washer/dryer, high jump pit and platform, long jump pit covers, painting foul poles, score board, scores table Ghilotti field,
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