Rick's Notes

1. Nets for Goals: Purchased through Challenge (Account #1190) @ 1-800-638-0212 and shipped UPS to a business address:

  • U-06 Portable 2-Piece Steel (4ft x 6ft) Order #GSBG46N (4'H x 6'W x 0'B x 4'D) Note for Challenge - Replacement Net for their G50004 Goal
  • U-08 Portable 1-Piece Steel (4.5ft x 9ft) Order #SJ33459T (4.5'H x 9'W x 0'B x 4.5'D)
  • U-08 Permanent 3-Piece Steel (5ft x 15ft) Order #SFJ515 (5'H x 15'W x 0'B x 4'D)
  • U-10 Portable 3-Piece Aluminum Jay-Pro (6.5ft x 18ft) Order #GSGN618 (6.5'H x 18.5'W x 2'B x 6'D)
  • U-10 Permanent 3-Piece Steel (7ft x 21ft) Order #SFJ721 (7'H x 21'W x 0'B x 7'D)
  • U-12 Portable 3-Piece Aluminum (8ft x 24 ft) Order #SF30 (8'H x 24'W x 4'B x 10'D)
  • U-12 Permanent 3-Piece Aluminum (8ft x 24ft) Order #SFT30 (8'H x 24'W x 0'B x 7'D)
2. Nets for Backstops at St Francis: Purchased through Memphis Net & Twine Co - 2481 Matthews Ave - Memphis Tn 38106 - 800-238-6380 and shipped UPS to a business address (Paid in Advance):
  • North End: #18 x 3" 25'H x 104'L with 2" Galvanized Rings every 5' on sides and 10' top and bottom
  • South End: #18 x 3" 35'H x 285'L with 2" Galvanized Rings every 5' on sides and 10' top and bottom (this will require 2 nets due to weight)
3. Goals & Flags:
  • Steel: Charlie Hejl - Shop at 13804-B Thermal Drive - Cell: 947-3208 or Hm: 244-7282
    U-5/6 Portable 1-Piece (4'H x 6'W x 0'B x 4'D) @ $535 per set of 2 painted with Net Holders (1-28-2009)
    U-7/8 Portable 1-Piece (4½'H x 9'W x 0'B x 4'D) @ $600 per set of 2 painted with Net Holders (1-28-2009)
  • Aluminum: Jaypro Sports - 976 Hartford Turnpike - Waterford Ct 06385 - 800-243-0533
    U-9/10 - #CSG-618 Club Goal (6'6"H x 18'6"W x2'B x 6'D) @ $1,175 per set of 2 with #CSG-618RX Rear Ground Crossbax @ $235 per set of 2
    U-12 + - #CSG-824 Club Goal (8'H x 24'W x 4'B x 9'D) @ $1,325 per set of 2 with #CSG-824RX Rear Ground Crossbar @ $255 per set of 2
    Net Clips - #SNT-200 @ $42 per set for 2 goals
  • Corner Flags & Ground Sockets: Markers Inc - 33597 Pin Oak Pkwy - Avon Lake, Ohio 44012 - 800-969-5920 or 440-933-5927 - Customer #NASA - www.markersinc.com
    Four Corner Set - #4x4-S @ $120.00 (Flags with Ground Sockets)
    Flag w/Spring - #S-400 @ $16.50 each
    Ground Socket Set - #SLP-25 @ $153.00 (25 Ground Sockets with Plugs and Installation Kit)
    Ground Socket - 1 at $5.30 ea (Sockets with Plug)
4. Paint for Field Marking:
  • Paint is purchased thru Soccer Post - Chris Murphy - 454-4625 - 9070 Research Blvd (183 & Burnet Rd)
5. Paint Usage per Field per Week:
  • U-06 requires 1 1/2 cans and takes 15 minutes
  • U-08 requires 3 1/2 cans and takes 30 minutes
  • U-10 requires 5 1/2 cans and takes 45 minutes
  • U-12 requires 8 cans and takes 70 minutes
6. Materials/Equipment Needed for Laying Out a Field:
  • 2 - 300ft Tapes
  • 1 - 100ft Tape (Nice to Have but Not Necessary)
  • 2 - 50ft Tapes (Nice to Have but Not Necessary)
  • 25 - Nails (60d)
  • 25 - Stake Chasers (Sometimes called "Markers" or " Little Fuzzy Things") 
  • 1 - Hammer (They tend to walk-off so take two)
  • 1 - Nail Setter - Called a "Spike" (Used to set Stake Chasers Deep in Ground)
  • 2 - Rolls of String
  • 1 - Can Upside Down Red Spray Paint
  • 1 - 5gal bucket to carry above items
  • 1 - Layout of Fields
7. Where to Purchase Field Layout Materials:
  • Nails: Buy a case (50 lbs) of "60d Galvanized Common Nails" at Lowe's or Home Depot
  • Stake Chasers: Miller Blueprint Co, 10713 Metric Blvd, Austin 78757, 837-8888 - comes in cases of 1,000 at $108.96 - the markers slide over the 60d nails - Blue fades the least and the Red will be white in a few months
  • Nail Setter: Purchase a "Spike" (12" long) and cut the point off and use to drive markers deep into the ground so kids can't pull them up.
  • String: Purchase the nylon type (never the cotton) that can be stretched tight - "Seine Twine" Twisted White Nylon #18 x 425 ft or 580 ft lengths. Purchase at Lowe's or Home Depot.
  • Upside Down Red Spray Paint: Called "Marking Paint" used in marking corners when first setting up the fields. One can will do 7 or 8 fields. Purchase at Lowe's or Home Depot.
  • 5gal Bucket: Pick one up at Lowe's or Home Depot when you buy the above materials.

8. Where to Get It Repaired:
  • Aluminum Goals: No One at this Time
  • Steel Goals: Have welded at Charlie Hejl - 13804-B Thermal Drive - Cell: 947-3208 or Hm: 244-7282
9. Where to Rent It:
  • Manlift for St Francis: United Rentals - 9230 East Hwy 290 - 928-8800 - Prefer the IC Artic 4 Wheel Drive, JLG Model 450AJ, 40ft-46ft Boom, Rents for 235/day + delivery and pickup
10. Field Maintenance:
  • Dirt Supplier: Marcelos Sand & Loam - 800 Dalton Rd - 385-5205 - www.marceloslp.com
11. Banners & Signs:
  • Banners: Fastsigns (JoAnn Simmons) - 8820 Burnet Rd Ste 504 (Next to Trudy's) - 454-9956 - The 4'x7' banners that we put on fences at the schools require for each season to purchase the "Deadline Date" that is Velcroed on the banner.
  • Metal Signs: Made at A-1 Signs (Sharon Petitjean) - 111-B North Bell (Hwy 183) Cedar Park - 250-5995 - These are the signs that are at St Francis and also those we put on fields at Cook & Burnet
  • Stakes for Mounting Metal Signs: Aztec Marking Company - 5100 W Commercial Pk Dr - 926-7992 - Purchase the 42" Bandit stakes at 50 for $2.25ea or 25 for $2.50ea
12. Miscellaneous Items (Priced 12-15-06):
  • Lamps at St Francis: 1500 Watt Mercury Vapor (GE #MVR1500HBU) @ $45.00/ea from Consolidated Electrical Distributors at 441-0005 or Sylvania M1500/BU-HOR #64431 @ 51.60/ea from Summit Electric Supply at 248-2800
  • Lamps at St Louis: 1000 Watt Metal Halide (Syl M1000/U #64468) @ $31.85/ea and 1500 Watt Metal Halide (Syl M1500/BU-HOR) @ $51.60/ea from Summit at 248-2800 or GE #MVR1000U @ $46.70/ea and GE #MVR1500HBU @ $45.00/ea from CED at 441-0005
  • Lamps at RSP: 1500 Watt Mercury Vapor (GE #MRV1500HBU) @ 54.50/ea (10-9-07) from Consolidated Electrical Distributors at 441-0005
  • Ballast at St Francis: 1500 Watt (ULT #M1500MLTAC5M500K) @ $185.90/ea from Consolidated Electrical Distributors at 441-0005 or Sylvania M1500/Multi-Kit #46808 @ 110.79/ea from Summit at 248-2800
13. Locks w/ Retainer (Sav-Lok):
  • Hodge Products (www.hpionline.com) MasterLock 175LH w/ Sav-Lok installed, including "loopie" part. Call or email for pricing. Easy to do business with.
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