Illinois Youth Soccer League
Board of Directors Meeting
October 9, 1998
Present: Dave Hicks, Yomi John, Jay Ray, Mel Koch,
Renea Berry, Lou Bass, Bill Christophel, Mike Cotner, Steve Berry, Jerry Bordenkircher
Absent: Alex Ferguson, Steve Hutton, Mark Herriott, Phil Houghton ,
Guest: Tom Kulavic (representative from SASA), and Brian Smith from
Called to order at Peoria SFC site @ 7:30 PM
NOTE: Steve Berry has been appointed by the Bloomington Normal
Soccer Club as charter representative to replace Ryan Lakin.
Minutes of the last meeting were approved as given.
-No report available.
-Looking for a new committee chairman for Appeals and Protest.
-Nothing to report.
-Need ODP coordinator for next year.
-Phil was not present.
-September 13 there were no referees scheduled for games(?) at Sale Barn
fields in Bloomington.
- Board will consider "reducing" home games from Bloomington at the next
meeting-- asked Steve Berry to discuss with the BNSC.
- Lou Basso discussed games at Springfield where the referee was threatened and they
walked off the field.
- We need problems reported in writing.
Scheduling & Format:
-Bob was not present.
-Recommended that the spring "Call for Teams" be sent by 1/4/99,
and returned by 1/18/99; or, if late, teams will be assessed a $50.00 late fee.
-Added Link for LISC and Peoria SFC.
-Complaints that Fall schedule never appeared on the WEB.
-Received Spring Standings (will put on the WEB ASAP).
-Weekly game reporting available on the WEB now.
-Tie Breaker-- will change "Format" of the
number one tie breaker to Head-to-Head results then Least number of goals against during
league play then goal difference. Also, 3 points for a win, 1 for a tie, and 0 for a loss.
This will be effective for the Spring season.
-Changed "Format" rules pertaining to return of cards when team
plays a double header-- when a red card is issued in game # 1 and player/coach sets
out game # 2, the referee should give cards back and file report noting this after the
second game; unless, the card(s) were issued for Violent Conduct (fighting).
-No interest by the board members in supporting weekly
standings or game results on the WEB.
-E License clinic-- Lou Basso volunteered to coordinated an "E"
clinic at Sporting FC.
-Next Year ODP in Springfield or Peoria SFC?
-Nominating committee of Jerry Brodenkircher and Bill Christophel for 1999
board member elections.
-Next meeting was set for Sunday, November 22 at 1:00 P.M. in Quincy.
-Annual Meeting will be February 7, 1999 (need more team involvement at
the annual meeting).
-Need committee meetings prior to the annual meeting.
Meeting was adjourned at 9:27 P.M.