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  1. Marion Soccer ClubNew Parent / Player Information Meeting June 11th, 2009

  2. Topics Covered • Club Background • Iowa Soccer Association • Leagues • Tournaments • Coaching • Player Eligibility • Player / Coach Registration • Team Formation • Costs • Key Dates • Contact Information www.marionsoccerclub.org

  3. Club Background • MSC Formed in 2003 • Started with 4 teams • Currently 15 teams (181 Players, 44 Coaches) • Established Specifically as a Low Cost Alternative to Larger Area Soccer Clubs • Designed for players and teams transitioning from recreational soccer (e.g., AYSO and YMCA) to a more competitive playing environment • Low entry costs • No tryouts! • Access to competitive leagues and tournaments Mission: To help our youth develop an understanding of leadership, teamwork, responsibility, self-discipline, and respect for others through the sport of soccer. www.marionsoccerclub.org

  4. Club Background • 501c(3) Non-profit Organization • Registration in process • Provide Players a More Structured Framework • Develop individual soccer skills • Develop life skills • Multi-Sport / Activity Friendly Environment • Recognize players have other athletic interests • Family, school and church activities • Philosophy is for teams to maintain a flexible environment • Adjust competitive level of teams appropriately • Assign players to teams based on skill and commitment level Multi-Sport / Activity Friendly Environment. www.marionsoccerclub.org

  5. Club Background • Governed by a Board of Directors • President • Vice President • Secretary • Treasurer • Team Representatives (One per Team) • Board Sets and Manages Club Policies • Sets Player and Team Fees • Quarterly Board Meetings • Annual Membership Meeting • Special Meetings as Necessary www.marionsoccerclub.org

  6. Club Background • Other Club Positions • Director of Coaching (DOC) • Registrar • Referee Administrator • Risk Management Coordinator • Uniform & Clothing Manager • Web Master • Many Opportunities for Involvement • Club Administration • Fund Raising • Club Event Coordination www.marionsoccerclub.org

  7. Club Background • Team Structure • Head Coach • Assistant Coach(es) • Team Manager • Team Representative (Voting Member of Board of Directors) • High Degree of Team Autonomy • Each team decides on league and tournament play • Sets practice schedules and participation expectations • Incorporates additional coaching resources as desired Club and Teams are Parent Lead and Parent Run www.marionsoccerclub.org

  8. Club Background • Recent MSC Team Successes • MSC Heat Red - 2nd Place,Iowa Director’s Cup • MSC Heat Red - 2nd Place,CRSA Chillout • MSC United - 2nd Place,CRSA Chillout • MSC Heat White - Champions,Waukesha May Madness • MSC Heat White - Champions,Heartland Midwest Soccerfest • MSC Storm - 2nd Place, Heartland Midwest Soccerfest • Many MSC Players Currently Playing High School Varsity Soccer (Including Freshmen) www.marionsoccerclub.org

  9. Club Background • MSC Registered Teams (Spring 2009) www.marionsoccerclub.org

  10. Iowa Soccer Association (ISA) • Governing State Soccer Association • Mission: To foster, promote and perpetuate the sport of soccer • Affiliate of United States Soccer Federation (USSF) • Teams, players and coaches register with ISA through affiliated member organizations • Provides a Uniform Set of Guidelines • Player eligibility and registration • Team formation and player assignments • Playing rules • Standards of sportsmanship and conduct www.marionsoccerclub.org

  11. Iowa Soccer Association (ISA) • Three Distinct Competitive Levels Recognized by ISA • Recreational • Select (Competitive and Premier) • Olympic Development • Soccer Area Clubs and Organizations • AYSO & YMCA (Recreational, Not Affiliated with ISA) • Heartland & CRSA (Local Competitive & Premier ISA Clubs) • Team tryouts for U11 and above players • Large clubs with Professional Coaching staffs • MSC, Prairie SC, FC United (Local Competitive Plus ISA Clubs) • Compete against each other and Hearltand and CRSA • Match up well against the larger club’s Competitive Teams www.marionsoccerclub.org

  12. Leagues • Iowa City Cedar Rapids Soccer League (ICCR) • Local soccer league for advanced players • Competitive U7 - U10 teams • Fall and spring sessions • Matches played at Prairie Soccer Complex • www.iccrsoccer.com • Illinois - Iowa Youth Soccer League (ILLOWA) • Statewide Soccer League for Advanced Players • Competitive & Premier U11 - U19 Teams • Fall and Spring Sessions • Matches Played in Western Illinois and Eastern Iowa • www.illowa.org www.marionsoccerclub.org

  13. Leagues • Iowa Premier Soccer League (IPSL) • Statewide soccer league for advanced players • Competitive & Premier U11 - U19 teams • League structured in Divisions based on team abilities(Not necessarily by age.) • Fall and spring sessions • Matches played on Saturdays and Sundays across Iowa • www.ipsl.info/league.aspx • Winter Indoor Leagues also Available • Fifth Season Indoor Soccer League (FSISL) • Futsal (Microsoccer) www.marionsoccerclub.org

  14. Tournaments • MSC Teams Eligible to Play in US Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) Sanctioned Tournaments • Many tournaments held each year in Iowa • Teams may also travel out of state • MSC Teams Have Competed in Out of State Events • Wisconsin, Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota & Illinois • Tournament Play at the Discretion of Individual Teams • Typically teams play 1 to 2 tournaments in the fall and spring • Other events (e.g., 3 v 3 tournaments) www.marionsoccerclub.org

  15. Coaching • Parent Lead and Coached Teams • E-License required for all club coaches • First club in state to require parent coach licenses • Coaches encouraged to pursue additional training(D-License, Keeper Training, National Coaching Certificates) • Pro-Coaching • Offers players, teams and parent coaches additional coaching resources • Optional, teams decide how to utilize coaches • Team training, running matches • Pro-coaches run Camps and Academies • Co-Training Opportunities with FC United • Pursuing partnerships with local colleges • College coach directs club and team training programs • College players work with individual teams www.marionsoccerclub.org

  16. Player Eligibility • Club Accommodates Youth Players U9 Through U19 • Based on Player Age on July 31st prior to Seasonal Year www.marionsoccerclub.org

  17. Player & Coach Registration • Player Registration • Player Registration Form • Player Medical Release Form • Player Code of Conduct Form • Copy of State Birth Certificate (Proof of Age) • Team Affiliation - Players must be registered as part of a team • Coach Registration • Volunteer Disclosure Form (On-Line)(www.iowasoccer.org/Registration Click on Disclosure Form) • Coach Code of Conduct Form • E-License (Coach must obtain within first year of coaching) www.marionsoccerclub.org

  18. Team Formation & Registration • Team Formation • Entire teams from recreational programs • Individual players (Coaches work to place players) • Teams are typically age specific (i.e., all U12 players) • Some flexibility allowed by ISA and MSC • Team Registration • Team Registration Form • ISA Provides Player Cards and Team Rosters www.marionsoccerclub.org

  19. Costs • 2009 - 2010 Fee Schedule Not Finalized • Historical Costs (Approximate Per Player) • $150 - $200 Annual Fee (Includes Fall and Spring Seasons) • Player & Team Registration • Covers ISA Player Card and Team Roster • Teams typically hold 2 training sessions per week during season • Players provide their own training clothing and soccer ball • 5 S’s (Shirt, Shorts, Socks, Shin guards and Shoes) • League Fees (6 to 8 games per Season) • Covers League Registration, Field and Referee Fees • Additional Costs (As Needed / Utilized) • Uniform (if needed) ~ $100 • Pro-coaching ~ $40 per Year • One training session per week during spring and fall seasons • Tournaments ~ $30 per Event(Not including personal travel & lodging costs) www.marionsoccerclub.org

  20. Costs • Training Camps & Academies • Players Register on an Individual Basis • ~ $75 per Camp (4 Days, 2 Hours per Day) • ~ $50 per Academy Session (6 Skills Based Training Sessions) • Session 1 - November through December • Session 2 - February through March • Capital Assessments Under Consideration • License reimbursement to coaches • Safety equipment for teams • Game balls, training and sideline gear for teams • Administration • Scholarships www.marionsoccerclub.org

  21. Key Dates • 2009-2010 Seasonal Year • Team Formation and Player Placement (July 3rd) • IPSL Team Fall Registration (July 14th) • ICCR Team Fall Registration (July 21st) • MSC Player Registration Deadline (July 31st) • Fall Season • Practices typically start in mid August • Season runs through end of October • Spring Season • Practices typically start in mid March • Season Runs through early June www.marionsoccerclub.org

  22. Contact Information • Paul Brundell, Club Presidentinfo@allancustomhomes.com447-6019 • John Persick, Director of Coachingjlpersick@msn.com389-2554 • Sherri Monk, Merchandise & Uniform and Fundraising Coordinatorwhiteraven71@msn.com • Diane Toy, Volunteer Coordinatorfourdtoy@mchsi.com373-1738 www.marionsoccerclub.org