BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
November 4, 2007
The meeting was called to order by President, Steve
Ballentine at 10:15 am.
The following members were present and constituted a quorum:
Barry Bynum, Rick Cunningham, Mary Bynum, Steve Cothran, Doug Gaddis, Bob
Brantley, Cathy Ballentine, Fred Bieber, Sharon Bieber, Michele Jenkins, John
Loy, and Jane Simmons.
Staff present: Nancy Shultz
Barry made a motion
to accept the minutes from the September 9, 2007 South Carolina Youth Soccer BOD meeting as
amended. Bob seconded the motion.
THE MOTION PASSED
PRESIDENT: Steve Ballentine
the Region III Council Meeting.
- US Youth Soccer has implemented the
National Directors Cup (President’s Cup) to be held in Philadelphia, PA
July 17-20, 2008.
fees for the Region III Premier will increase from $350 to $400 next
President’s Cup awarded to SC Youth Soccer, hosted by CESA in Greenville.
President’s Cup will be held in Columbus,
President’s Cup fees will increase for each State Association from $1800
Presidents’ Cup participants are required to use the designated booking
agency for hotel rooms.
Boys ODP camp venue will be the University of Alabama.
and Girls ODP camp fees are $425.
approved additional State Cup funding, effective next seasonal year.
and Barry will speak on behalf of SC Youth Soccer at the Recreation
Department directors meeting in Myrtle
Beach, December 3.
Open Forum meeting in the Mid-State District will be held after BOD
VICE PRESIDENT: Barry Bynum
Directors and Officers Insurance (D&O) limited liability limits have
been put in place.
outstanding Risk Management Forms.
& Johns Island have not paid their fine
from non attendance at the President’s Workshop. They have until Monday to submit, if not
we will act in accordance with Bylaw 251.
SECRETARY: John Loy
TREASURER: Rick Cunningham
and discussed copy of audit.
and discussed financial report.
FDIC secured money possibilities.
CUPS & GAMES: Steve Cothran
T-shirt sell price
out of field assignments
Sports Medicine will be at Ballentine Fields and Crooked Creek; Midland
Ortho contacted for the other 3 fields
REGISTRAR: Jane Simmons
Academy teams tournament rosters.
new registrars for Florence
contact w/ Carol at Demosphere.
have some outstanding recreation registration.
Season 2006/2007 Season
Total 13,045 14,398
Out of State 199
Coaches (purged) 1,158
COMMISSIONER: Michele Jenkins
Youth Soccer event at Furman was well received.
numerous travel notifications and hosting of friendlies.
COMMISSIONER: Sharon Bieber
of two new clubs joining SC Youth Soccer – Palmetto United FC and
will contact these organizations.
COMMISSIONER: Cathy Ballentine
United Soccer Club withdrew their new Bylaw proposal. Coast FA is finalizing.
Risk Management forms still needed for Coastal District clubs.
few insurance claims have been processed.
Open Forum – 3 attendees in addition to 3 SC Youth Soccer members.
permission to travel fees.
fight at Mount Pleasant
vs. Summerville U15 boys scrimmage.
ADMINSTRATOR: Mary Bynum
forms for tryouts are being received.
There will be 2 tryout dates and 2 make-up dates this year.
the age group one year younger than the youngest age group eligible to
tryout to training sessions. The
fee will be $30/player for 4-5 sessions.
Coordinators in each district will be responsible for training:
Andrew Hyslop – Piedmont, Adrian Pinasco
– Midstate, and Ralph Polson – Coastal.
ODP will be going to Gainesville, GA for the Sub Regional in January and the Boys ODP
will go to Concord, NC.
Mary has secured the hotel and food for the players.
will go to Montevallo, AL
for Region Camp and the Boys may go to Tuscaloosa, AL
(3) 1990 and one (1) 1991 boy will participate in the interregional at
COMPLIANCE: Bob Brantley
insurance charge for non affiliated teams participating in SC Youth Soccer
the small number that participated at the national level w/ the Darkness
to Light program.
RECREATION DIRECTOR: Doug Gaddis
Youth Soccer fall events promotions have gone well. Furman plans on repeating in fall
08. USC Columbia hosted own event
coordinated out of US Youth Soccer.
possibility of a Soccer Start grant.
MEMBER AT LARGE: Fred Bieber
and printer for State Office have been set up.
additional clinics to certify referees.
DIRECTOR OF COACHING
& PLAYER DEVELOPMENT: Van Taylor
only DVD out at workshop for U10 and older – use for “E” Course.
committee is looking at revisions for existing Coaches’ primer and other
of US Youth Report from meeting in North
was invited by National Coaching Director Sam Snow to be a presenter at
the US Youth Soccer Workshop in Pittsburgh.
ASSISTANT: Nancy Shultz
SC YOUTH SOCCER
Planning meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbia January 25-27, 2008.
and discussed budget for 2007 Workshop.
President’s Workshop will be on August 2, 2008 at the Embassy Suites in Columbia.
to schedule a meeting w/ Demosphere before the end of the year.
bylaws still being approved.
will go out in December.
B, Steve C, Mary, Barry, and Nancy will attend the US Youth Soccer
Workshop in February 2008.
and Barry will attend the US Soccer Federation AGM in February 2008.
Michele made a motion
to adjourn. Jane seconded the motion.
THE MOTION PASSED
The meeting adjourned at 2:00pm.
SC Youth Soccer Secretary