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Monmouth Ocean Soccer Association

MOSA GENERAL MEETING MINUTES from 8/24/2017

Date: 8/24/17              Call to Order: (8:05pm) by Jess Yeager

Accepted Reports:     Minutes – 1st GAk      2nd Beachwood
                                    Treasures – 1st                         2nd 

President: (Jess) *Coaches classes are changing! Expect email from state
            *Player Development not many changes. U8 or 8U to 4v4 but teams are allowed to play up to 7v7.
            *Punting is still allowed in 9v9.

            *This year fully adopting offside’s for state level.

            *Risk Management- Coaches background checks (required now for carded coaches, required next year for everyone.)
            *Passes have to be through BONZI (It is the clubs responsibility to check pictures on the passes, DC are only checking the birth certificates.)
            *MOSA is looking at the game card- Players are carded to the club

            *Two scholarships were handed out (both girls, no boys applied)

1st VP: (
Jeff) Asked clubs to email him if they were willing to help with the competition committee.

2nd VP: (Lindsey) No Report

Member's at Large: (Al) *Each player needs a valid pass for that club- No USClub cards will be accepted.
            *Division I & II games should be scheduled for early games (10:00am)
            *Younger team games should start after noon.
            *No one is allowed to play with a hard cast.
            *Game cards have to be printed within 72hrs of the game. Cannot be hand written!
            *Players needed to start the game: 7v7 needs 5; 9v9 needs 6; 11v11 needs 7
            *Clubs cannot assign referees. The assignor has to assign the referees for all MOSA games. 
            *Clubs cannot request only one referee.
            *All MOSA clubs are required to provide referees to the assignor. (1/2 must be at least 18 years old)
            *Red Card for a player is a minimum one game suspension – violent conduct minimum 3 games. 
            *Coaches Dismissed (Red Card not required) suspended minimum 2 games and possible fine. Coaches must go to the next scheduled MOSA meeting or let Al know prior of conflict. 
            *Clubs can be punished for misbehavior of parents

State: (Lindsey)
There are still a lot of coaches with pending status for their back ground checks. The coaches need to reach out the state to get this corrected.

Referees:
No Report

Old Business:
None

New Business: None
Meeting Adjourned
1st: TRIC 2nd: GAK (8:57 pm)   

Next Meeting: September 28, 2017 (8pm)

Respectfully Submitted
William Smith - MOSA Secretary