November 3, 2009

SYSL Board of Directors Meeting

November 3, 2009

7:30 PM

1. Meeting called to order.

2. Attendees:

Board:

Kevin Berkowsky Mario Ramos Lisa Buckley

Lorraine Paukner Howard Finer Emily Glass

Jay Anderson Joanne Gately Steve Hunt

Kevin Roane

Guest: Matt Bernstein

3. Matt Bernstein, High school boys varsity coach would like permission to use our fields for a soccer jamboree next year August 28, 2010 for the varsity boy’s team and Sunday August 29th for the Varsity girls team. He would like to use all 3 fields and hopes to have about 10 teams join the Jamboree. We would benefit from the concession stand sales.

Motion by Mario, to allow the high school to host this two day jamboree at our fields as long as the high school provides us with a 2 day insurance binder for the two day event. Second by Emily.

Unanimously approved

4. Reviewed minutes From October 6th meeting.

Motion to accept meeting minutes by Steve, second by Lorraine.

Unanimously approved

5. Registrar’s report

Lisa Buckley presented the board the latest figures for the spring 2010 registration, this includes paid and unpaid. A total of 299 kids have signed up to date

Motion to accept registrar’s report by Steve, second by Emily

Unanimously approved

6. Treasurer’s report

$10,040.48 in the savings account, $38,344.06 in the checking account, total of $ 48,384.54

Motion to accept treasures report by Steve, second by Lorraine.

Unanimously approved.

7. Field Report

a. All the orange paint has been used up

b. Winter clean up will be done after next week’s game, will do as much clean up as possible on Saturday. Inventory of funnet goals needs to be taken.

c. Field 2 is in bad shape.

d. National grid shut down the power on the irrigation shed, Joanne has called them up and they will be turning it back on shortly.

e. S and L will be blowing out the irrigation system, when they turn it back on in the spring, they will fix the tank. They already have the parts.

f. There is a sink hole near irrigation shed.

8. Concession Stand report:

a. Howard will take the lap tops home for the winter

b. Whatever is left over for soda, Gatorade and water, will be sold.

9. SSSL Report

a. There are grants available for equipment.

b. The next south shore meeting will be on 11/16 at 7:30, there is a mandatory registrar’s meeting at 6:30.

c. They are looking for towns to host the Friendship tournament, must have at least 8 fields in order to host it.

d. Placement meeting will be held on Saturday 12/12 at St Joseph’s church in Holbrook.

e. Referee meeting March 20, 2010 at St. Josephs church in Holbrook.

f. Division relief must be post marked by 12/1/09

g. New rules for 2010, 5 cards in one game by any team, the referee will terminate the game and that team will forfeit the game. If a team gets at total of 13 cards or more during the season, a hearing will take place to determine if that team is eligible for playoffs.

10. Fall 09 season

a. Mass Youth soccer training, overall the feedback has been positive. Steve has been discussing with them about a three year plan, where after those 3 years, our coaches would take this over and Mass Youth would only come in to help with the new coaches.

b. Order medals for u-5 to U-10.

c. Make up travel games, Steve will let Howard know when the last game will be played so that we can turn off the water to the bathrooms.

d. Player’s evaluations: u5-u6 are fine, but U8 should be changed and made more like the U-10’s evaluation.

11. Spring 2010

a.U14 boys division 21 players signed up, at this time, we might go with 2 teams.

Motion by Howard to make Dave Schulze the head coach of the first team, second by Mario.

Unanimously approved

b.U-10 boys 3 teams

Motion by Mario to make John Neves HC of the first team, second by Steve.

Unanimously approved

Motion by Kevin Roane to make James Wagner 2nd team coach. Second by Mario

Unanimously approved

c. U-10 girls 3 teams- no tryouts held for this division, but all the coaches got together and ranked the players.

Motion by Steve to make Katie Kashian head coach of the first team and Howard as the assistant. Second by Joanne.

Unanimously approved

Motion by Steve to make Scott Rawl the second team coach.

Second by Mario.

Approved 8 to 0 Kevin Roane abstained from the vote.

Motion by Steve to make Gina O’Neil the coach of the 3rd team, second by Joanne.

Unanimously approved.

d. U12 Boys 27 kids signed up to date, 2 unpaid, 2 teams.

Motion by Steve to make Rob Mitchell first team coach, Scott Sprague 2nd team coach. Second by Lisa.

Unanimously approved

e. U12 Girls, at this time not sure on the amount of teams, either 2 or 3, tryouts to be held on Sunday.

Discussion took place about making Luis Monteiro the head coach of the first team, vote was taken, but then motion made by Kevin Roane to table this discussion until after the tryouts. Second by Emily.

Passed 7 to 2, Mario and Kevin Berkowski voted against it.

f. U-14 girls 28 kids signed up 2 unpaid, 2 teams.

First team coach: Emily and Bill Mace

Second team: Mario

Motion by Steve, second by Lorraine.

Approved 7 to 0, Mario and Emily abstained.

g. U16 boys 13 kids signed up to date.

h. U-18 boys, four kids signed up to date, will determine at a later if there will be a U-18 boy’s team.

i. U-16/U18 girls: one team

Motion by Mario to make Steve the head coach, second by Joanne.

Approved 8 to 0. Steve abstained

j. In house division schedule

12:00 U-5 and U-8 girls

1:30 U-6

3:00 U-8 boys

12:30 Topps to be discussed with Jen Comeau

Motion by Steve, second by Mario.

Unanimously approved

k. We need to start working on getting travel sponsors, need about 15 travel sponsors.

l. Uniforms – tabled to next meeting.

12. Old Business

a. Sports pilot, still issues with electronic checks.

b. On line store now up and running.

c. Patriot alarm updated list, has been sent, Copy to be kept with meeting minutes.

d. Carnation sale went very well.

e. Motion by Mario to use the Revolution gear for a silent auction, second by Steve.

Unanimously approved

13. New business:

a. Mass Youth soccer annual meeting. December 5th at Weston High school.

Emily will attend the meeting instead of Steve this year.

b. Soccer Plus FC Y-SAT assessment

Steve, Mario and Howard attended this seminar. For attending the seminar, they will provide a free assessment of our league valued at $1500.00. They will need to get information regarding our league in order to complete the assessment.

Motion by Steve, second by Mario to have them complete the free league assessment. Unanimously approved.

All board members contact information will be provided to SPFC, they will contact us for questions.

14. Next meeting Tuesday December 1st.

15. Meeting adjourned.

Executive board went into executive session.

Minutes respectfully submitted by Mario Ramos

Special Board Meeting 11/10/09

1. Meeting called to order.

2. Attendees:

Board:

Kevin Berkowsky Mario Ramos Lisa Buckley

Lorraine Paukner Howard Finer Emily Glass

Jay Anderson Kevin Roane Steve Hunt

Joanne Gately(by Phone)

3.U12 Girls

a. Motion Steve to make Luis Monteiro HC 1st u12g team, Rich Rosen AS. Second by Kevin Berkowsky.

Unanimously approved

b. Motion by Mario to make Chuck Sullivan HC 2nd U12g team, Michelle Kramer AS, second by Lisa Buckley.

Unanimously approved

Special meeting adjourned.

Minutes respectfully submitted by Mario Ramos