Illinois Youth Soccer League
Board of Directors Meeting
August 9, 1998
Present: Dave Hicks, Yomi John, Jerry Bordenkircher, Jay Ray, Robert
McGuire, Lou Basso, Bill Christophel
Absent: Alex Ferguson, Renea Berry, Ryan Lakin, Steve Hutton, Phil
Houghton, Mark Herriott, Mel Koch, Mike Cotner
Called to order at Glenwood Jr. Hi in Chatam/Springfield @ 11:17 am
Bill appointed acting Secretary
Minutes last meeting approved as given.
-Dave indicated few changes since last one-approved.
-A Jacksonville coach complained about process for breaking ties for
+Make this subject at next meeting as general feeling was this and point
system could use updating
-No one reported, some coaches at meeting who were at ODP indicated
that it was about the same as always
-Next step is State team in Rockford where Northern and Central/Southern teams will try
out for state team
-Bill C. had several written complaints about fees/#refs. Discussion
resulted in the following direction:
+Bill C. would contact Randy Koors about getting name of ref for his
complaint. An e-mail has been sent to Randy
+Phil needs to contact Champaign about 2 issues
# they seem to be major violator of fee schedule, others are isolated
# we need to get name of and why an official has not yet sent a player and a coach I.D.
plus report to Springfield after issuing red cards
+Phil/board needs to re-write the part of rules pertaining to return of cards when team
plays double header, red card issued game # 1 and player/coach sets out game 2. They
should give cards back and file report noting this.
We can still take action if necessary.
-Will go with normal home game schedule for right now but, if we have
continued issues with Champaign early in season, may have special board meeting or vote by
phone to take some home games away from them. Bob M. agreed to redo schedule if this
-Bob said he was ready
-E licensing went well. Input from couple people who were there was
that they had about 22 pre-registered and 5 or 6 walk-ins for a total of about 30.
-We want to continue to have 1 or 2 per year. (personal note-Bill C.-SFC
has one late August in Peoria-that should have been announced)
-Need to look into a D clinic also. This is 38 hours and instructor said
they could do it in a 3 day weekend- -a long one
-Dave Hicks reported following:
+Medical waiver has been revised and to advise all clubs etc. to use
+Needs cards by 8/24 for teams playing in league starting 8/30
+IYSA will no longer issue travel permits to u-10 or younger teams that want to go to out
of state tournaments that give "position (first, second, third, fourth) awards, only
those that give participation awards
+Risk management program is mandatory and state will conduct random checks for compliance
Next meeting was set for Friday 10/9 at 7:30 P.M. in Peoria at SFC
Meeting was adjourned at 12:17 P.M.
The scheduling meetings took place as planned.