SYSL BOARD OF
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1999
CALL TO ORDER:
President, Kathy Ayala, called meeting to
order at 7:50 p.m.
All Clubs in attendance except East
APPROVAL OF MEETINGS:
August minutes second and approved as
1st VICE PRESIDENTíS REPORT:
There were 10 red cards issued this last
A letter was issued to all managers listing which PAD
representative is scheduled to attend PAD hearings and the date.
There is a $100.00 fine to a Club for each representative that
show up to sit on the board.
Thanks goes out to John Nunan for volunteering his office as a
meeting site for the PAD hearings.
The Sept 16, 1999 meeting will be held at the Calif. Teacherís
Assoc. at10th & L streets.
Johnís office is not available that night.
The meeting is
scheduled for 7:00p.m
A letter is being issued for managers to
pass on to Coaches regarding their
behavior on the field after serving a red card suspension.
A reminder needs to be made to the referees
regarding 24 hour rejection
reports for red cards. The
report must be signed by all referees who officiated at the
game, and the report is to be completed by the head or center
referee for the game. The
report should contain a concise statement from the referee as
how the offense occurred. All
24 hour rejections must be
in the 1st Viceís possession no later than 6:00
p.m. on the Tuesday night following the Saturday game
The coaches are to be sure to have the
referee complete and sign a report
verifying a red card player attended and sat out the assigned
number of games. This
report must be submitted to the 1st Vice
before the players pass can be returned to the coach.
Red cards for Metro games do
not go to Janet. Metro
has a contact person for their red card reports
A revised July 1999 statement is submitted for review.
Within the next month, an invoice will be sent to all Club
Managers and Treasurers listing any outstanding fines, and
registration fees that are due.
For the record, there will be no more team
The League has just reached the 8000 mark, with 585 teams
last day for player
registration will be October 5, 1999.
this date will only allowed for ďshortĒ teams. A bill for
outstanding registration will be sent to the Club Registrars.
It will be up to the registrar to have their teams submit
A thank you to all the Club registrars this season.
Metro and Comp registration is ongoing.
Rosters are frozen 14 days prior to District Cup.
A team is allowed to
move only 3 players from one team to another.
SACRAMENTO UNITED REPRESENTATIVEíS REPORT:
Sac United was not present.
President, Kathy Ayala read a written
report from John Nunan. The fall season began September 11, 1999
and will continue until December 4, 1999. The District playing
league is endorsing an increase in the referee
fees, U10 to U14 $50.00, U15-U19 $65.00.
It will be up to the discretion of the individual Clubs
how the fees are to be distributed
to a three man system. These
will put a strain on most Clubs, but
the increase appears necessary in order to attract needed
The October Managers meeting will be hosted
by the Tahoe Park Club. It
will be held at the Police Resource Center on Stockton Blvd.
Directions to follow.
2nd VICE PRESIDENTíS REPORT:
Valley-Hi Club held the last referee clinic for the season.
Everyone has been
Discussion followed regarding the fee increase to be proposed.
There is concern regarding the quality of referees.
Some of the issues are the volunteer system may no be working,
experienced referees are particularly needed in the older age
divisions, development of the youth referees needs to be
incentive is needed in order to have the referees needed and
higher fees may be the right way to go.
Youth referees may only referee games within two age groups
below their playing age.
Clubs may want to contact the local High School coaches in order
to reach some youth referees.
meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 1999.
The President will
vote for the increased fees for referees if the League moves for
her to do so.
Jim Waits motioned to have SYSL endorse the increased
referees fees, Georgette Brown seconds the motion. One opposed, no
If the increase passes at District, it will probably go
into effect next season for recreational games, but would be effective January 2000
for the competitive games.
A written standings guide was handed out to all managers.
There are several Clubs still missing in submitting game
reports timely. Woodland, Greenhaven, West Sacramento and River Park are
For the record, it is important that all scores are called
in no later than 6 p.m. the Sunday night immediately following the game. Fax reports are not
to be submitted after
10 p.m. All
forfeits, byes and cancellations are also to be reported timely.
Michele apologizes for the confusion on the schedules and
expresses her appreciation for the patience of all in attendance.
Club managers are asked to talk to their registrars about
the impact of moving the season back two weeks and find out if this will
be okay for next season
Jim Waits reports last weekend was the beginning of the
season for Metro.
Red card reports are to be submitted to the representative
listed in the coaches report. They
are not to be submitted to Janet Sheets. Jim will not be returning next season and is asking for
someone to come forward to help continue the Metro program. This is a much
needed outlet for players who are not able to commit to the
competitive league but need the higher level of play made available through
The pins have been selected and are being ordered.
Thank you again to the Clarksburg Club for the work in
designing this seasons pin.
Fruitridge asked for information from any Clubs that may be
interested in a SYSL day at Marine World.
There isnít sufficient interest this late in the season as most weekends are filled due to games. Resubmit next season.
Knights Indoor Soccer tickets for SYSL night will be
available to the Clubs at the next Managers meeting.
Any Clubs interested may call
Kathy Ayala or Michelle Steiner to order tickets.
Flyers are being printed.
A motion is made to move a child from one team to another
due to conflicts with the coach. Letter
is read to the board. The parent is also requesting that the child be moved up an age group. The board is reminded that there is a fee for moving players
from one team to another after team assignments have been made.
The player did not play in any league games, and had not attended any
practices. The board motion that the child be allowed to move and the
fee be waived.
Aye-10, Oppose-8, Abstention-2,
GOOD OF GAME:
Clubs are reminded when hiring adult referees who may be
used to high school or adult competitions, they be provided with a
copy of the youth rules. ďOne
finger on the ballĒ is considered possession by the referee in youth
Georgette motions to adjourn, Stacey seconds.
Meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.
October meeting will be held at the Police Resource Center on Stockton Blvd.,
North of Fruitridge Rd in the K Mart Shopping Center Hwy 99 East on Fruitridge
Left on Stockton