Ray Greenberg called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM.
Roll call indicated the following Clubs were not in attendance: Annandale Boys & Girls Club, Arundel Soccer Club, Cugini Soccer Club, and Northern Virginia Soccer Club.
Ray requested if there were no corrections or changes to the January 11, 2010 minutes that the minutes be approved.Minutes approved by unanimous consent.
Maryland Commissioner - Claire Filemyr - PCA - 120 coaches have attended the two workshops held by the NCSL.The required New Team Administrator meeting was well attended, all but two managers attended.Those teams have been made notified that they failed to attend.
Maryland & Virginia Registrars -Mike Basileo & Lisa Wilson - no report
Rules & Discipline - Barry Finkelstein – The spring sit-out list has been posted on the web site, please review and remind your teams to review as well.You will notice the blue game card is a little different.We have eliminated who scored the goal and the score at half time. We have added the responsibilities of the TSL.
Majority of the NCSL games are played on Sundays using Saturday for make up games.Emails usually begin coming in on Sunday night.There can be 300 matches in a weekend.When Barry gets a complaint he reaches out to team A and team B and the ref crew.He will call the Club Rep to get the information from the team.You can go to the web site to see the sanctions and decisions from last season to get an idea how things were handled last year.R&D will work out a sanction withthe Club Reps. Once all agree the sanction is an NCSL sanction.Protests are also listed on the web.
NCSL Administrator – Kathleen Session – schedules should be posted.Three drops occurred after the schedules were pretty much completed.These drops resulted in 8 games instead of 9 being scheduled for the following age group and division: U12-D6, U13-D6, and U16-D3.Your packets are here with your game material. Special request and coaching conflicts - several the coaches did not match the contact pages – so unable to meet those requests. There were 112 coaching conflicts submitted – 1,008 games that had to be looked at- 328 special requests – they were able to work out and also honor 90 % of the special requests.– 99% ofthe coaches conflicts were addressed.
Secretary – Gina Clapp - reported Bay Shore has been removed as a member of the NCSL for failure to submit teams for league play.
Vice President – Any Schoka - no report
President - Ray Greenberg - issue when someone started a Facebook page using our logo.Notified the individual and he took down the blog immediately.Ray will be contacting an attorney to copyright the NCSL logo, so in the future we have more leverage in handling these type of situations.
WAGS is considering leaving Demosphere and getting another provided.Ray discussed with Kathleen who is very happy with the Demosphere system and the Executive Committee decided to remain with Demosphere.WAGS is having more problems than we have. WAGS invited several of us to attend presentations while we were attending the USYSA workshop.Ray and those in attendance were impressed with what they saw.
Ray shared the video that FA is using in England dealing with the Respect program. Claire tied the video in with the NCSL TSL program.
Treasurer – Anne Maynes - 2010-2011 NCSL budget – Reviewed the chart she uses to arrive at the team fees.After reviewing the budget, Anne is not recommending an increase in the team fee.
Lisa Wilson made a motion to accept the 2010-2011 NCSL budget as presented.Maureen Dalbec second the motion.Motion approved unanimously.
Ann also mentioned that the Club Reps should be sure to update their contact information on the website. It is most important if refunds needed to be sent to the them.
Howard Kohn - Nominating Committee Report – President & Secretary – will be June 21st – Rule was changed last year so that the nominations must be submitted to the club representative 25 days in advance of the AGM. Please submit any nominations by May 15th. You can find Howard’s contact info on the NCSL web page.You can nominate someone else or yourself.
New Club Admission Committee Report – One new Club application from Fredricksburg Socceer Inc.and anticipate one from Broadneck – Hope to bring to the May meeting.Fall Season applications must be in by March15th -
Lisa Wilson motion to adjourn the meeting, Maureen Dalbec seconds the motion.
Meeting adjourned at 8:13 PM.
Next meeting – May 3, 2010
Minutes respectfully submitted by Gina Clapp, Secretary.
NATIONAL CAPITAL SOCCER LEAGUE
FALL 2010/SPRING 2011
No increase in team fees for 2010/2011
Estimated of Number of Teams and Games
Age FALL 2009 SPRING 2010 Total Total
Group Teams Games Teams Games Teams Games
U19 35 123 35 158 70 280
U17 45 203 45 203 90 406
U16 55 248 60 270 115 518
U15 60 270 60 270 120 540
U14 60 270 60 270 120 540
U13 60 270 60 270 120 540
U12 60 270 60 270 120 540
U11 75 338 75 338 150 675
U10 70 315 70 315 140 630
U9 65 293 65 293 130 585
Totals 585 2,598 590 2,655 1,175 5,253
Per Team Fee
Age No. of Ref+Ass League PCA & Net Fee Fall 2010 Total