The 2017 Annual General Meeting and Workshops
February 25, 2017
Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel
11925 N. Meridian Street
Carmel IN 46032
Rooms are available for Friday and Saturday night for $119+ tax. To make a reservation at the hotel, click here
For 2017, Indiana Soccer hosted a morning meet and greet networking breakfast sponsored in part by Indy Eleven.
workshops, a luncheon, the Annual General Meeting and the 2017 Awards Gala sponsored in part by Pullen Insurance over the course of the day.
Topics and schedule for the workshops for 2017 can be found here
This year's special guest was Skye Eddy Bruce from the Changing the Game Project and The Institute for Soccer Parenting
Indiana Soccer was excited to have Skye join us all day for discussions with coaches and administrators on the following topics. She will also speak at the Awards Gala.
“Beyond X’s and O’s: Developing a Positive Coaching Legacy"
Attendees will evaluate 5 Must Have Qualities of Great Coaches and gain a deeper understanding of how they can build a positive coaching legacy to result in positively impacting the lives of the players they coach, forever.
“Building a Player-First Environment to Maximize Performance and Develop a Love of the Game”
There are 3 myths in youth sports that are holding parents, players and coaches back. We will evaluate these myths and develop strategies for overcoming them. While building a solid understanding of performance, we will learn about maximizing performance while simultaneously making sure the foundation what we do as coaches results in players developing a love of the game.
“3 Keys to Developing Excellence in Your Organization”
- Establishing Trust in the Coach/Parent/Club Relationship
- Engaging Parents to Improve Club Culture
- Coaching Education that Matters
The Indiana Soccer Annual General Meeting was held at 3pm at the Renaissance Hotel and attended by 21 club presidents or their representative. A quorum was present. The board led a discussion on membership fees and a motion to raise player fees was presented and passed with one club dissenting. New fees for 2017-18 and beyond were set at:
Recreational players - $9/player/year
Recreational Plus Players - $11/player/year
Travel/Competitive Players - $25/player/year
Annual General Meetings (AGM) are held annually by US Youth Soccer, US Soccer Federation and Indiana Soccer as required by their by-laws. Representatives from Indiana Soccer (usually the President, Executive Director or their designate) attend the US Youth Soccer and US Soccer Federation AGM's each year.
The Indiana Soccer membership is encouraged to attend the Indiana Soccer AGM, generally held within the first 3 months of each calendar year. Notice of the particular time and place of the Indiana Soccer Annual General Meeting will be sent to each club president by mail at least 30 days prior to the event.
Notice of the 2017 Annual General Meeting was mailed to club presidents of record on January 20, 2017
Club voting strength is as follows:
0 - 250 players 1 vote
250 - 500 players 2 votes
500 - 750 players 3 votes
750 -1000 players 4 votes
over 1000 players 5 votes
Each member club receives votes according to the player count of the club from the previous seasonal year. The president of each club is authorized to vote for their individual club and if that person cannot be in attendance, he may assign his vote to another club board member.