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2018 Admin. Workshop

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2019 Workshop: Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Livonia Marriott - More information will be made available soon.

The Michigan State Youth Soccer Association is pleased to announce that an Administrator's Workshop has been scheduled for Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Detroit Marriott in Livonia, Michigan. The MSYSA Administrator's Workshop is FREE for all MSYSA members, and is designed to provide relevant information to members in an instructional lecture format.

The MSYSA Administrator's Workshop will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018 and will be hosted at the Detroit Marriott in Livonia located at 1700 Laurel Park Drive North, Livonia, Michigan 48152. For more information about the Detroit Marriott (Livonia) please click here.

**Register here before October 19, 2018**

If you are interested in attending this free event, please register before October 19, 2018. If you'd like to reserve a room for the Administrator's Workshop, please contact the Detroit Marriott (Livonia) prior to October 19, 2018 and mention 'Michigan State Youth Soccer' to receive the preferred room rate of $99/night (Standard King) or $99/night (Double/Double). You can contact the hotel directly at (734) 462-3100 or make your reservation online by clicking here.

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Registration Link (Reg. Ends October 19, 2018)

Meeting Room Layout

Press Release l 2018 MSYSA Administrator's Workshop

2018 MSYSA Workshop l Session Synopsis

 2018 MSYSA Administrator's Workshop Synopsis of Sessions


Check-In (Foyer of meeting rooms: ABC) 


Welcome/Opening Remarks (Meeting rooms: ABC) 


SPECIAL PRESENTER! Cole, Newton & Duran: W2s, 1099s and Financial Best Practices. Cole, Newton and Duran, headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, employ over 45 employees and have 17 CPAs within their company. Cole, Newton & Duran will discuss the importance of W9s and 1099s for businesses as well as provide guidance on general financial best practices and answer any questions you may have. For more information about Cole, Newton & Duran visit www.cndcpa.com. Download the Presentation


SPECIAL PRESENTER! Referee Recruitment & Retention: Erich Shrewsberry, a Michigan Referee Committee certified assignor, has been involved in the game of soccer for many years. Most recently, Erich support the referee assigning of a host of a MSYSA sanctioned tournaments, MSYSA State Cups, MSYSA Jr. State Cup, Director’s Academy Program and more! Erich will discuss how he has been able to cultivate the recruitment and retention of officials to facilitate the officiating needs of many tournaments and programs within Michigan.


SPECIAL PRESENTER! Pullen Insurance Services: Coverages, Exclusions, Best Practices & More! Pullen Insurance Services, headquartered in Fort Worth Texas, specializing in the placement of insurance coverage for amateur sports risks throughout the United States. Their niche market focus allows Pullen Insurance Services to have a great understanding of the unique challenges facing businesses engaged in the sports and recreation field. As a result, they have the knowledge and capability to provide clients with the proper insurance solutions to ensure their financial security. Pullen Insurance will provide an overview of insurance coverages available with MSYSA as well as provide guidance on insurance best practices (e.g. goal anchoring, etc.). For more information about Pullen Insurance Services, visit www.pullenins.comDownload the Presentation


Lunch (Provided in Foyer of Meeting Rooms ABC) 


SPECIAL PRESENTER! SportsForms: Take Your Club, Tournament and more online and paperless with Sports Forms! Presented by Michael Brown, President of Sports Forms Make Document Collection Easy! Hear how to plan for next season to streamline documentation collection for a host of registration documentations including but not limited to, codes of conduct, waivers, and more! Anything you currently collect can be done electronically! Sports Forms provides a safe; secure online method for streamlining player registration and documentation collection at all levels of soccer! Sports Forms takes your current (paper) document and digitizes them, allowing parents, players, coaches, team managers, etc. the ability to sign them electronically from any web browser (even tablets and smartphones!). No more collecting paper documents! Completed documents are stored electronically and made available immediately! More information on Sports Forms can be found at www.SportsForms.club! 


SPECIAL PRESENTER! Dick’s Sporting Goods: Grants, Team Fan Wear & more with Dick’s Sporting Goods Team HQ! l Presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods Community Managers! Dick’s Sporting Goods Team Sports HQ, a proud supporter of MSYSA, is the only all-in-one service that equips and supports youth leagues with everything they need to succeed. From online registration & websites, customized uniforms and fanwear to donations and sponsorships, representatives from Dick’s Sporting Goods will explain how your organization can take advantage of the resources that are provided to teams in our community! More information on Dick’s Sporting Goods Community Program can be found at http://teamsportshq.dsg.com/Download the Presentation


MSYSA STAFF! Michigan State Premier Soccer Program (MSPSP): The Michigan State Premier Soccer Program (MSPSP), will provide an overview of the various changes that have transpired over the last year and present updates to the coming program year! Additionally, you’ll be able to have any questions you may have get answered by the Michigan State Premier Soccer Program. For more information about MSPSP, visit www.mspsl.org/clubsite/?p=1127. 


MSYSA STAFF! League Registration, International Clearance & more! Michigan State Youth Soccer Association staff will present information relating to league registration with MSYSA that outlines various procedural changes or software updates with GotSoccer. Additionally, an overview will be presented to the new criteria for international clearances as it pertains to players associated with clubs that have professional club affiliations. Download the Presentation


Thank You/Closing Remarks

Conference Room D


MSYSA STAFF! US Soccer Coaching Education Pathway: This session will provide you with the most up-to-date changes recently launched by US Soccer relating to the coaching education pathway that includes in-person modules as well as online materials that are now readily available. Additionally, this session will review the various prerequisites to each license level and how the curriculum is relevant to the soccer environment today.

10:00AM - 10:45AM 

MSYSA STAFF! Midwest Regional League Structural Changes to the US Youth Soccer National League Conferences: This session will provide you with an overview of the structural changes to the various regional leagues offered by US Youth Soccer and how it translates to teams in Michigan. Download the Presentation

11:00AM - 11:45AM 

MSYSA STAFF! Discipline & Appeals: This session will provide an overview on how to conduct a proper disciplinary hearing pursuant to US Soccer and MSYSA Bylaws, Rules and Policies. Download the Presentation

11:45AM - 12:30PM - LUNCH

12:30PM - 1:30PM

MSYSA Board! Recreational Soccer Roundtable: In this session, discussion topics will be offered to create an environment where those in attendance can solicit input and feedback for their recreational programs from other recreational program offerings throughout Michigan to better support the growth in their communities. Download the Presentation

1:30PM - 4:15PM - Room available for One-on-One meetings with MSYSA Staff, Guest Speakers, etc.