The Director of Competitive Programs shall be the liaison between the Competitive Programs committee, Cal South gaming circuits, Presidio League and SMYS. He shall submit a recommendation to establish, revise and/or amend the Rules and Regulations of the Competitive Programs committee. He shall bring before the Board of Directors for approval all recommendations regarding coaches, team managers, trainers and any other subjects already approved by the Competitive Programs committee. He shall communicate the objectives of the SMYS program to the Members and work in “good faith” with the coaches and players of the recreational and Signature League programs to support the development of SMYS players and coaches thus improving their knowledge and skills as it relates to the game of soccer.
He shall present, as required by the Board of Directors, a financial report on every team of the Competitive Play committee. This report shall be presented to the Board of Directors at a Regular Meeting in June or July. He shall be elected by members of a Competitive Play committee and approved by the Board of Directors of the Corporation at the first Regular Meeting following the AGM.
The Director of Risk Management shall be responsible for insuring that all Members of the corporation (players, volunteers and parents) are participating in a program that is fundamentally respectful of their physical, mental and emotional needs. He shall insure that all volunteers associated with SMYS will be trained in the Cal South “KidSafe” program and that all volunteers are approved by Live Scan for the position for which they are volunteering. As part of this responsibility, he will be the primary contact with Cal South’s Risk Management program and he will work with other directors to insure that all recruited volunteers get the appropriate training and Live Scan.
The Director of Risk Management & Safety will register all coaches and administrators into CORIS and will provide monthly verbal reports to the Board on all relevant issues.
He shall insure that SMYS adheres to the SMYS policies and procedures, bylaws, designated manuals, and Cal South policies and procedures and bylaws. He shall develop and communicate with the Field & Equipment Coordinator to inspect and report any areas of concern to insure field equipment complies with said policies and procedures. He shall develop and communicate with the Director of Team Parents and Director of Coaching to help provide safety awareness to the team parents and coaches. He shall be provided with appropriate tools to maintain copies of said policies and procedures and produce updates as needed for the Board and SMYS members. He will routinely research and review said policies and manuals to insure that SMYS is in compliance and provide a verbal report to the Board on a monthly basis.
The Director of Team Parents will be the liaison between the recreational teams and the Board Members for all questions, inquiries, and resolutions to insure that the SMYS Principles and by-laws are being used instrumentally throughout all teams. He will distribute information to the team parents on upcoming events, pertinent information, and resources necessary to assist the team parents, coaches, and players in following the policies and procedures for SMYS..
He will provide a monthly verbal report on any pertinent information to the Board regarding any issues or concerns expressed from Team Parents.
The Director of Recreation Programs shall be the liaison between the Board of Directors and Divisional Coordinators, and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of all recreation programs. Recreation programs include, but are not limited to, team formation, player evaluations, coach recruitment, league playoffs, post season tournaments and rules of play. He shall have the following responsibilities:
The Director of Purchasing is the primary person to coordinate and purchase SMYS’s uniforms, field equipment, arrange Team Pictures, and awards/trophies. He shall adhere to the Policies and Procedures and coordinate with Cal South to insure the uniform specifics and other purchases meet the requirements of Cal South. He shall assist the Board in facilitation of the annual budget as it pertains to purchasing of field equipment, uniforms, team pictures, awards/trophies and any other purchases as needed by the Board. He will provide monthly reports to the Board on any purchases.
The Director of Sponsorship and Marketing will be the liaison and promote the SMYS mission statement to organizations that sponsor SMYS and public relations to include the media. He will connect SMYS teams with our partners and sponsors in the community. SMYS encourages communication and cooperation between parents, coaches, referees, SMYS board members and our partners in the community to ensure that youth receive the best possible physical, mental, and social sports education.
The Director of Sponsorship and Marketing will compose articles and editorials for submission, along with photographs, to the media to include but not limited to local newspapers, Cal South, and the television media. Articles to include about soccer training, coach training, referee training, and other CAL SOUTH sponsored soccer events, including core and arena games.
He will provide monthly reports to the Board of Directors on upcoming media events and a financial report on sponsorships acquired.
The Director of Registration shall be provided with appropriate tools to complete the services of registration and be a voting Member of the Board. The Director of Registration must be able to pass CAL SOUTH registrar and risk management certifications. The Director of Registration shall provide the following services exclusively for the SMYS:
Submit a schedule of posted office hours.
The Director of Referees shall insure that an adequate number of active USSF Certified, or equivalent, referees are available for all games. He shall provide for the education, training, supervision and scheduling of the referees. He shall insure that all equipment and fields meet the standards of the SMYS and CAL SOUTH Playing Rules. He shall be the Chairman of the Playing Rules Committee and be generally responsible for the development and welfare of the referees within the framework of the Corporation's Rules and Regulations. He shall be a duly certified USSF Referee and USSF Assignor or equivalent.
The Director of Coaching shall insure that a screening process is established for the final selection of team managers and coaches. He shall be responsible for the education and training of the coaches within the framework of the Corporation's Rules and Regulations. Organize and administer tryouts and coaching events and player clinics. Develop an “Ongoing Education Incentive Program” for coaches. Create a library of books, videos, and articles for all the team coaches and players. Design a player, coach evaluation and feedback program. Design a Player and Coaching Development Manual.