On Sunday, the SOM basketball club met in general assembly to vote on its reports and talk about a season that is ending. Details.
Since this Sunday, June 25, Jean-François Vincens has been alone in charge of SO Millau basketball. Pierre Balitrand, under the nets for forty years, has chosen to leave the co-presidency to someone else. If he or she has not yet shown up, the eternal volunteer does not leave SOM basket. A choice that inspired his sidekick: “He will stay as a ‘Sage’. And as I would like to remain co-president, when a ‘Sage’ leaves us we need someone who is intelligent. Because the intelligent solves problems, the ‘Sage’ avoids them. .” The call is on…
“Finally a full season”
Even without a representative of the City, the Department or the League, excused, but with Christelle Espinasse, president of the departmental committee Aveyron-Lozère, applauded Jean-François Vincens was delighted to have lived, like the whole club, “finally a full season. The championships were able to come to an end and it is already a satisfaction. There was very good; good and, I admit, mistakes. We must learn from them to progress that they come from the office or from the players. I only demand one thing: that the problems are resolved in calm and serenity”.
The milestone of 200 licensees passed
That being said, the President pointed out: “For the first time, the club has passed the milestone of two hundred members. There was the departure of Daniel Salesse, a choice regretted but accepted. I have a thought for Guy Auter who left us. And then, he There is the step back chosen by Pierre Balitrand and this necessary evolution. With 203 licensees, we lack volunteers and absolutely have to go through a professionalization with more employees. We must increase the financial means and hope that the communities will follow us.
On the players and coaches side, whether it is the teams from U13 to seniors to mini-basketball from U7 to U11, everyone knows their career more or less good, never bad. Thanks to their game, their presence at training, their loyalty, their parents, the volunteers around them. Next season should be even better.