BOARD OF MANAGERS MEETING
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1999
CALL TO ORDER:
President Kathy Ayala, called meeting to
order at 7:35 p.m.
All Clubs in attendance, except CDM.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
September minutes seconded and approved as
VENDOR & GUESTS:
Several board members from the Fruitridge
Club were in attendance. Mike Berrieford, Mark Groth, Kasey
Cotulla and Dan Murphy.
1st VICE PRESIDENíTS REPORT:
2nd VICE PRESIDENTíS REPORT:
The board was reminded that information
provided in each meeting needs to be
passed along to their individual club members.
The coaches and players benefit from all that is
discussed at each meeting.
There is a 24 hour ejection report missing from last weekend's
game. The coaches and referees need to be reminded that the 24
hour report must be submitted within 24
hours of the game.
The report is to be completed and signed by the referees,
and submitted timely by either the referee or a designated
member of the Club. All
coaches have 24 hour report forms in their possession that were
included in the coach's packet. There is a box on the 1st
Viceís front porch for anyone wanting to drop it by instead of
To date, 42 red cards have been issued and 1 protest filed. There is an average of 250 games played each weekend so this
puts the amount of red cards issued in perspective .
The board needs to remind all coaches that game cards must be
mailed in after each game.
The address is printed on each game card. All game cards
must be completed with the team and club names, the
date,division and age group and the playing field.
Many incomplete game cards were returned this evening.
Please have them completed and return as soon as
possible. Remarks on the game are not to be made on the game
card. There is only
a place for remarks on the condition of the field.
Any comments, either positive or not should be submitted
in writing. Metro Coaches have a place on their game cards for
comments on the game.
A reminder that Coaches cannot referee their own childís game.
Please make sure the coaches are aware of this, and do not let
A written report submitted.
Some Clubs have inquired into additional referee classes. The
Davis YSL is hosting a referee class. Anyone
interested should contact Dave.
The class runs from 10/13 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.,
and begins at 5:30 p.m. on 10/14. 10/19, and 10/20. Class members from SYSL will have to pay at the
class and bring their receipts to SYSL for reimbursement.
Documented report submitted.
There are Knights tickets available for the November 13,
SYSL night at the Knights. Tickets
are on a first come, first serve basis as to section choices. There are 8 game slots available for the teams that sell
the most tickets.
Recreational registration is closed.
There are 581 registered teams, with 8125 players. We
are up 100 from last season. Competitive and Metro play is still going on.
There is a Class 4 tournament on Halloween weekend.
Any team interested in play must have board approval to play teams
from other leagues and require the District Registrars approval
for game participation.
All registration must come through the league president and
submitted along with birth certificates for each player, and a
picture pass for the team coach.
Metro teams interested in District Cup must have
registration submitted timely as rosters are frozen 14 days prior to play.
A letter will be mailed to each Club registrar for the
additional fees due for player movement after team assignments.
Fall playing league has begun. A written report is submitted. Eighty
have been played to date, with only 2 red cards issued.
The Holiday tournaments are scheduled, there are 50 teams
registered for play, with a capacity for 64 teams.
The jamboree scheduled is a good chance for recreational
coaches and players to
have a taste of the competitive level of play.
The November Managers meeting will be hosted by the Florin
Club. It will be held at Samuel Kennedy Elementary School.
Directions to follow. There are still two meeting dates open for the year 2000.
Club managers please review the months available.
Glen Cole has been voted in as District Commissioner.
The referee increased fees were not voted on. The District
wants each League to handle their own fee provisions. A $50.00 cap per field has been agreed upon by
SYSL. Georgette Brown motioned that the maximum fee be $60 for Class IV teams, Janet Sheets seconded the motion.
Discussion, there is no cap for Metro.
Michelle Steiner has provided standings for the last 5
games played. A master is also available for each manager of the mid
season changes, and revised schedules. Coaches are being contacted to advise of the changes.
Each manager will need to check with their coaches be sure they have
received the information as to time and field change. It was not possible to make all the changes necessary.
Changes were made that would benefit the most teams. Managers please let
your coaches know that anyone interested is welcome on next
years seeding committee.
Take time to
compare the master schedule to your field schedules as some fields have
been replaced and times may have been added.
The 8 team
divisions will be split after the 7th game.
All 5 team divisions have been
adjusted so they will now have 9 games to play instead of 8.
If there are any
additional parks available for next season, such as possibly any new
ones, please let Michelle know so they may be added to the list
for obtaining permits.
Only 2 letters have
gone out to teams running up scores. If any team is
interested in signing up for the District Cup and Fun tournaments
they should submit their applications now. A coaches' pass is
required for District Cup.
Fee registration is
to be in a check made payable to SYSL.
Michelle asked the
board of managers to discuss whether they wanted to continue
on with an early season for next year as well. A motion has been
made to the keep the early season and seconded. A discussion arose
as to conflicts with religious holidays, but there has always been
that problem with both Saturday and Sunday play for other
religions. A vote was
taken, 10 approved, 4 opposed, 3 abstentions.
The vote to keep the early season has been approved.
Schedules are now
all on the website and standings will be updated every other week.
Jim Waits for Metro
announced that only 3 red cards have been issued so far this
season, and that was in the first week of play.
One of the red
cards issued was for a second yellow.
A reminder needs to
be made to all coaches to be sure before leaving the game, they have
all their player passes.
No fines have had
to be issued for late reports.
The coaches are submitting their
adjustment will be made after the fourth game.
will be mailed to the coaches.
The next Metro
meeting has not been scheduled.
A letter will be
sent to coaches in December with the standings information and at
that time the scheduled meeting will be listed.
Jim will provide
this information at the next meeting.
He can also be reached at
A reminder was made
for the Standings representative.
There are several coaches who
have changed their phone numbers and not advised the board.
Please see that Michelle has an update on any coach for change of
address and telephone.
The Clubs standings
people did a good job in submitting the game scores early this
last weekend to enable the Board to realign the 8 team divisions.
Tahoe Park has submitted the color changes for their
uniforms for next season.
They will wear Royal Blue shirts, with black trim, black shorts and
motioned the Board accept the change, Stacey Fleming seconded the motion. Motion passes.
The league pins are finished and will be handed out at the
A question was posed as to whether any team can play out of
class. The answer is ďNo."
GOOD OF GAME:
The West Sacramento Club wanted to thank the SYSL board for
stepping in to assist with a coach problem.
The Board would like to come up with some process to
acknowledge good sportsmanship within the League.
Thoughts need to be developed on how this can be coordinated.
A flyer from Ocean Spray company was discussed.
The company is supporting CYSA by contributing a portion of sales on Ocean
Georgette Brown motions to adjourn, Stacey Fleming seconds.
meeting will be held at:
Samuel Kennedy Elementary School
7037 Briggs Dr.
Take 99 So to Florin East, left turn onto Briggs