Hollister Tremors

Hollister Tremors Youth Soccer Club 

Constitution 

By-Laws 

General Procedures 

Rules 

 

June 26, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. Constitution ………………………………………………………………………………………. 3

1.01 NAME ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 3

1.02 PURPOSE AND BOUNDARIES…………………………………………………………….. 3

1.03 AFFILIATION …………………………………………………………………………………… 3

1.04 AUTHORITIES …………………………………………………………………………………. 3

1:05 MEMBERSHIP ………………………………………………………………………………… 3

1:06 ANNUAL MEETING…………………………………………………………………………… 4

1:07 CHANGES………………………………………………………………………………………… 4

  1. BY-LAWS ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 6

2:01 AFFILIATIONS ………………………………………………………………………………….. 6

2:02 BOARD OF DIRECTORS ……………………………………………………………………… 6

2:03 MEMBERSHIP ………………………………………………………………………………….. 8

2:04 MEETINGS ………………………………………………………………………………………. 8

2:05 QUORUM ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 9

2:06 SEASONAL YEAR ………………………………………………………………………………. 9

2:07 PROTESTS AND APPEALS …………………………………………………………………… 9

2:08 RESPONSIBILITIES …………………………………………………………………………….. 9

2:09 FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ………………………………………………………………. 10

2:10 DISSOLUTION ………………………………………………………………………………….. 10

2:11 RULES OR ORDER …………………………………………………………………………….. 10

  1. GENERAL PROCEDURES ……………………………………………………………………….. 11

3:01 AUTHORITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES …………………………………………………. 11

3:02 INSURANCE……………………………………………………………………………………… 11

3:03 REGISTRATION PROCEDURES …………………………………………………………….. 11

3:04 AGE LIMIT DEFINITION ……………………………………………………………………… 11

3:05 PROOF OF AGE ………………………………………………………………………………… 11

3:06 RULES OF PLAY ………………………………………………………………………………… 11

3:07 GAME TIMES AND BALL SPECIFICATIONS …………………………………………….. 11

3:08 SEND OFF ………………………………………………………………………………………… 11

3:09 PROTEST AND APPEALS PROCEDURE …………………………………………………… 11

3:10 SENIOR TRIAL GAMES ……………………………………………………………………….. 11

3:11 PLAYING WITH PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS ……………………………………………… 12

3:12 TEAM TRAVEL PROCEDURES ………………………………………………………………. 12

3:13 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE PROHIBITION …………………………………………………… 12

  1. SPECIFIC RULES …………………………………………………………………………………….. 13

4:01 AUTHORITIES AND RESPONSBILITES …………………………………………………….. 13

4:02 PURPOSE ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 13

4:03 NUMBER OF TEAMS …………………………………………………………………………… 13

4:04 DEFINITION OF TEAMS ……………………………………………………………………….. 14

4:05 COOPERATION AMONGST TREMORS TEAMS ………………………………………… 14

 

 

  1. Constitution

(a) 1.01 NAME

1:01:01 This club shall be known as the Hollister Tremors Youth Soccer Club, also referred to as “HTYSC”.

1.02 PURPOSE AND BOUNDARIES 

1:02:01 The purpose of this club shall be to develop, promote, and administer the game of soccer among youth (under nineteen (19) years of age) within the San Benito Youth Soccer League territory.

1:02:02 The organization is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

1:02:03 This territory shall include the cities of Hollister, Tres Pinos, Paicines and Ridgemark.

1.03 AFFILIATION

1:03:01 This club shall be an affiliated branch of the California Youth Soccer Association – North or alternative organization.

1:03:02 HTYSC is in conjunction with SBYSL or alternative organization.

 

1.04 AUTHORITIES

1:04:01 This club shall be governed by its Constitution, By- laws, Rules and Regulations, except when these are superseded by CYSA.

1:04:02 The Governing Authority of this club, whose powers shall be designated in the By-laws, shall be vested with the board of Directors of this club.

1:04:03 The Governing board, hereinafter to be known as the “Board of Directors” shall be comprised of the persons filling the positions listed in 2:02:01 of this document.

1:05 MEMBERSHIP 

1:05:01 Membership in this club shall be by affiliated comp team.

1:05:02 The Board of Directors each season will set the fees required for Affiliated Teams. Any proposals for changes in the Constitution, By – Laws, Rules and Regulations, General Procedures and Specific Rules must be submitted in writing to the Secretary at least twenty (30) days in advance of the GM.

1:05:03 All members shall abide by the Constitution and By- laws of this club, and Rules and Regulations, General Procedures, and Specific Procedures as set forth by the Board of Directors, and all applicable rules and regulations of the organizations with which the club is affiliated.

1:06 GM MEETING

1:06:01 Toward the end of the Seasonal Year, the President of this club with the concurrence of the Board of Directors, shall call for a General Meeting of the Membership every YEAR. Written notification to all affiliated teams shall be made at least thirty days (30) prior to said GM through web posting, direct email, and social media outlets. (amendments approved June 2017)

1:06:02 The order of Business at the GM shall be as follows:

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Credentials Report
  4. Reading of Minutes of the previous GM.
  5. Acceptance of Minutes of the previous GM.
  6. Officers reports
  7. Unfinished business
  8. Proposals for Change of Constitution, By- laws, and/or General Procedures and/or Specific Rules, and/or Rules and Regulations.
  9. New business
  10. Good of the Game
  11. Election of Club Board of Directors
  12. Adjournment

 

1:06:03 Each member of the Board of Directors shall be entitled to one (1) vote.  Each affiliated comp team shall have one (1) vote, after completion of a probationary period of one seasonal year.  Voting shall be restricted to those affiliated teams’ head coaches who are registered in the current year and in good standing with HTYSC.  Voting by proxy shall be allowed. The President of this club shall cast a vote only in the case of a tie.  (amendments approved June 2017)

1:06:04 The Board of Directors shall be elected for 3 year terms at the GM. All nominations must be submitted 3 weeks prior to vote via written format to club Secretary. Write-in candidates will be allowed. (amendments approved June 2017)

1:07 CHANGES

1:07:01 Amendments to the Constitution, By- laws, and Rules of Order of this club shall be made at the GM of the membership, except in such cases as specified in the By-laws of this club.

 

1:07:02 An amendment shall be deemed adopted by an affirmative vote of two-thirds               (2/3) of the members present at the GM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. BY-LAWS

2:01 AFFILIATIONS

2:01:01 This paragraph left intentionally blank.

2:02 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2:02:01 Responsibilities of the Board of Directors shall be as follows:

  1. President

The President shall conduct all meetings of the Board of Directors and shall cast a vote only in the case of a tie. The President shall appoint the committees and their chairmen with the approval of the Board of Directors. The President shall be an Ex Officio member of all committees. The President shall be responsible for obtaining all insurance claim forms from CYSA or alternative organization.

  1. Vice President

 

In the absence of the President, the Vice-President shall preside at meetings of the Board of Directors. The Vice-President shall be the club representative to affiliated organizations. The vice-President shall periodically provide the Board with a fair and consistent analysis of the performance of the club’s teams in various leagues and tournaments, including but not limited to performance in Fall leagues, Spring Leagues and at State Cup.

 

  1. Secretary

 

The secretary shall keep an accurate record of all meetings, maintain the files of the club, handle correspondence, and give notice of meetings. Maintain social media presence.  Reserve Bertha Briggs Building Annually and manage key and building use for club.   The Secretary will act as Field Coordinator and be responsible for the scheduling of all practice sessions. The field coordinator is also responsible for coordinating field marking and set- up. Reservation of fields for each seasonal year should be requested before April 1 with the appropriate school and city officials.   (amendments approved June 2017)

 

  1. Treasurer

The Treasurer shall give a receipt for all monies, which shall be deposited in a recognized bank in the name of the club. A CPA must assist in the administration of Funds. All accounts shall be paid by check and checks greater than $200.00 shall bear two (2) signatures: the Treasurer’s and/or the President, Vice President, or Secretary. The receipt book and vouchers shall be produced when required by the Board of directors, properly balanced according to the bankbook or statement, whichever is up to date. The treasurer shall be responsible also for the preparation of any and all papers pursuant to the Article of Incorporation and Tax Exemption status of this club.

  1. Registrar

 

The Registrar shall be responsible for registration of all affiliated teams in the club and for the registration of all players and affiliated teams into CYSA through the League and District registrars.

 

  1. Referee Coordinator

 

The Referee Coordinator shall be responsible for all training of referees and the recruiting of referees for the club. The referee coordinator is responsible for the scheduling of all home games and assigning referees for these games. The referee coordinator is responsible for collecting all game cards and submitting a voucher to the Treasurer for disbursement of referee fees.

 

  1. Member-At-Large

 

The Board by majority vote may appoint from time to time one Member-At-Large of the Board to perform specific functions or activities for the good of the Club. Unless earlier termination is otherwise specified in the appointment motion, the appointment of a Member-At-Large terminates with termination of the Board.

 

  1. Field Maintenance Coordinator

The Field Maintenance Coordinator shall be responsible for all field maintenance.  The position will monitor all watering and irrigation for proper functionality.  Coordinate repairs and maintenance with contractor.  This position will plan all regular maintenance such as aeration & seeding and coordinate field closure for rest and rejuvenation.  This position will work closely with treasurer and board to ensure the fields are kept in tip top conditions.  Field coordinator will work closely with Fundraising committee to find solutions necessary to keep field conditions high. (New position added in June 2017)

  1. Equipment Coordinator

The Equipment Coordinator shall be responsible for coordinating purchase of all league equipment such as goals as well as purchase of all uniforms.  This position will work closely with treasurer and board to ensure we are ordering quality equipment. (New position added in June 2017)

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Voting Members

 

  1. Coaching Coordinator

 

The Coaching Coordinator shall be responsible for all training of coaches and the recruiting of coaches for all affiliated teams. The coaching coordinator shall chair the coach selection committee responsible for selection of qualified coaches for all affiliated comp teams.

 

  1. Fund Raising Coordinator

 

The Fund-Raising Coordinator shall be responsible for all fund raising activities for the club. Individual team fund raising activities are to be handled by the teams.  Any team that wishes to use not for profit status must deposit donations into HTYSC account.

2:02:02 The Board of Directors shall be responsible for and have sole authority for the following:

  1. Enforcing and interpreting the Constitution, By-laws, Rules and Regulations, General procedures, and Specific Rules.
  2. Approving affiliated teams.
  3. Approving the formation and operation of all club tournaments.
  4. Shall from time to time make temporary rules or regulations for specific cases or occasions not provided for in the Constitution, By-laws, Rules and Regulations, General Procedures, and Specific Rules, but which are deemed necessary by the Board of Directors to carry out the objectives of the club.
  5. At all times, the Board of Directors shall have the authority to take measures to ensure that the caliber of its member teams is competitive with other clubs in the playing leagues to which its member teams belong. Sustained periods of underperformance by any team may be grounds for review and possible corrective action, no only including wins and losses but player development, team management

 

 

2:02:03 The Board of Directors shall have the right and authority to suspend, bar completely, or otherwise discipline any player, coach, manager, team assistant, or club officer.

2:03 MEMBERSHIP

2:03:01 Any applicant for membership in this club shall submit yearly to the club Board of               Directors for affiliation the following:

  1. Each team shall submit completed CYSA roster forms.
  2. Each team shall keep on file a complete registration form for each player; these forms shall be available for review by the Board of Directors of this club upon request.
  3. Full payment of all dues and fees.
  4. All team rosters must be submitted a minimum of ten (10) days prior to League deadline.

2:03:02 Annual dues for affiliated teams and players shall be payable at the time of registration. Teams are not eligible for play until all dues are paid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:04 MEETINGS

2:04:01  Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held quarterly, a minimum of 4 meetings per calendar season, by the call of the President. at each meeting, tasks will be identified per board member, volunteer, technology such as e-mail, AIM, telephone will be used to achieve the goals identified at each meeting. The agenda for the regular meetings shall be as follows:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Introduction of guests
  4. Acceptance of previous minutes
  5. Correspondence
  6. Officer’s reports
  7. Committee reports
  8. Unfinished business
  9. New business
  10. Good of the game
  11. Adjournment

 

 

2:05 QUORUM

 

2:05:01 At all meetings of the Board of Directors, fifty percent of the Board membership shall      constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

 

2:05:02 Each member of the Board of Directors shall have one (1) vote except the President who will cast one (1) vote only in case of a tie.

 

2:06 SEASONAL YEAR

 

2:06:01 The Seasonal Year shall be in accordance to and in concurrence with the CYSA Seasonal Year, September 1 – Aug 31 of the following year.  Insurance coverage shall be for the same period of time.

 

2:07 PROTESTS AND APPEALS

 

2:07:01 In the matter of Protests and Appeals, no player or team shall engage the services of any lawyer or attorney until all avenues of approach of Protest and Appeal procedures are exhausted through the regular channels of organized soccer.

 

2:08 RESPONSIBILITIES

 

2:08:01 All Member teams shall be responsible for governing those persons associated with their operations.

 

2:08:02 Falsification of records shall be grounds for disbarment from future participation and/or membership in this club.

 

2:08:03 A plea of ignorance to the Constitution, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations, General Procedures and Specific Rules of this club is not sufficient and violators may expect appropriate action by the Board of Directors of this club.

 

2:08:04 Any persons found guilty of violating the Constitution, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations, General Procedures and Specific Rules of this club may be asked to appear before the Board of Directors of this club to explain his/her actions.

 

 

 

 

 

2:09 FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

2:09:01 This club shall not assume, nor be liable for, the debts nor the financial responsibilities, either implied or incurred, of any of it members, member coaches, member managers, or member teams.

 

2:09:02 No part of the net earnings of the organization shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to, its members, trustees, officers or other private persons, except that the organization shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in the purpose clause hereof.  No substantial part of the activities of the organization shall be carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the organization shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this document, the organization shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by an organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (b) by an organization, contributions to which are deductible under section 170 (c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

 

2:10 DISSOLUTION

2:10:01 Upon the dissolution of the organization, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.

 

2:11 RULES OR ORDER 

2:11:01 Robert’s Rules of Order shall be deemed as adopted at all meetings of this club unless otherwise agreed upon by the participants.

 

  1. GENERAL PROCEDURES

 

3:01 AUTHORITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

3:01:01 The rules contained herein shall govern the Members of this club in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the Constitution and By-Laws of this club. All competition shall be governed by the rules stated herein unless the rules of specific competition determine otherwise.

 

3:01:02 Member Teams may deem fit to include rules and regulations more stringent than those included herein, but in no case may rules and regulations be less stringent.

 

 

3:02  INSURANCE

Shall be the same as outlined in Section 3:02 of CYSA General Procedures.  B&O Insurance must be purchased and renew every year.

 

3:03 REGISTRATION PROCEDURES

Shall be the same as outlined in Section 3:03 of CYSA General Procedures.

 

3:04 AGE LIMIT DEFINITION

Shall be the same as outlined in Section 3:04 of CYSA General Procedures.

 

3:05 PROOF OF AGE

Shall be the same as outlined in Section. 3:05 of CYSA General Procedures.

 

3:06 RULES OF PLAY

Shall be the same as outlined in Section 3:06 of CYSA General Procedures.

 

3:07 GAME TIMES AND BALL SPECIFICATIONS 

Shall be the same as outlined in section 3:07 of CYSA General Procedures.

 

3:08 SEND OFF

Shall be the same as outlined in Section 3:08 of CYSA General Procedures.

 

3:09 PROTEST AND APPEALS PROCEDURE

Shall be the same as outlined in Section 3:09 of CYSA General Procedures.

 

3:10 SENIOR TRIAL GAMES

Shall be the same as outlined in Section 3.10 CYSA General Procedures.

 

3:11 PLAYING WITH PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS

Shall be the same as outlined in Section 3:11  of CYSA General Procedures.

 

3:12 TEAM TRAVEL PROCEDURES

Shall be the same as outlined in Section 3:12 of CYSA General Procedures.

 

3:13 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE PROHIBITION

Shall be the same as outlined in Section 3:13 of CYSA General Procedures.

 

 

 

  1. SPECIFIC RULES

4:01 AUTHORITIES AND RESPONSBILITES

4:01:01 In addition to the General Procedures the following Specific Rules shall apply to all affiliated teams in this club.

 

4:02 PURPOSE

4:02:01 The club exists for the purpose of providing competitive and recreational soccer for the cities of Hollister, Tres Pinos, Paicines and Ridgemark

 

4:02:02 Each team should be composed of players whose purpose is to develop a high level of soccer skills and compete against the best players in the area.

 

4:02:03 The players on each team should be selected on the basis of try-outs.  Recreational players are exempt if team placement is by non-partial committee or drawing.

4:03 NUMBER OF TEAMS

4:03:01 The club should be composed of no more than one team in each age group and gender starting with Spring under-8, with the following provisions: The HTYSC Board of Directors may authorize more than one team in and age group younger than under-10 as long as those teams are expressly instructed to consolidate into no more than one team by the Spring of their under-11 season and prior to their fall under-12 season and both are directed by the existing teams head coach.

 

4:03:02 The Board of Directors may authorize more than one team in any age group taking into consideration the following:  the existing team in the given age group has moved up and is performing at a higher level of play, field space is available, and there are available players for a 2nd team without diluting the available pool of players for the existing team and the appropriate recreational play age group. The 2nd team expansion is subject to the team staying in an upper division. Moreover, each team must comply with rigorous and specific requirements to qualify for membership, such requirements to be specified in policy and procedural documents the Board of Directors will publish. The Board of Directors reserves the authority to establish a specific probation period during which the teams will be monitored for adherence to required standards.

 

4:03:03 If the Board of Directors has authorized two teams in an age group and gender, and the upper division team is relegated to a lower division where the new team is playing; both teams will be allowed to play.

 

4:03:04 If in the event, during or after the formation of a second team, there is a lack of players to sustain the second team, all players involved will be

 

4:03:05 If a team wants to apply for any space available in any age group or sex, the HTYSC Board of Directors will decide if the team will be accepted.

4.04 Team Formation 

 

The HTYSC Board of Directors, to assure fairness and equality of competition and play, shall determine the proper placement of all teams registered in, or through, the Club. This responsibility includes the placement of recreational teams in the proper House Classifications, and any subsequent reclassification if said teams, and the registration of Competition Teams in the proper CYSA structure.

 

HTYSC shall field Competition Teams which will represent the Club-League in CYSA District II programs and in CYSA approved Competition Tournaments. Teams will be formed and placed in an appropriate playing league in accordance with the anticipated skill level of that team.

 

It is the ethical responsibility of each Team to ensure that all skilled players be encouraged to tryout and participate in the Competition Team Program, which offers high-level competition for players who can benefit from such play.

4.04:00. Recreational -Teams that are formed by one of the following methods (House Teams):

  1. Placement by non-partial committee
  2. Draft
  3. Drawing

 

Affiliated and Associated clubs should, for the benefit of the players involved, make every effort to group players into teams of equal ability to promote parity within each age group.

4.04:01. No recreational team shall have more than the following number of players per age group:

  1. UI0 – 13 players
  2. U12 – 15 players
  3. U14 – 18 players

4.U16 – 18 players

5.U19 – 21 players

4.04:02. All teams playing in Recreational Leagues will be required to have League-approved Player Passes by the first regular season game. Team Rosters shall be used for the pre-season games or for regular season games until such time as Official Player Passes have been issued by the Registrar.

 

4.04:03. Recreational teams intending to participate in CYSA-sanctioned tournaments, District Cup, etc., will be required to obtain CYSA Player Passes with proper signatures and certifications.

 

4.04:04. Recreational teams shall present their League-approved Player Passes to the referee prior to the start of the game. All passes are to be returned to the coach or manager at the conclusion of the game. If a player is ejected form the game, it will be noted on the Game Card, the referee shall retain the player pass of the offending player and subsequently presented to the League within forty-eight (48) hours of the occurrence, along with a written report of the ejection.

 

4.04:05. If a player is issued a “CAUTION” (Yellow Card), he/she shall immediately leave the field of play and a player substituted in his/her place, if the effected coach so chooses, CAUTIONED players may return to the game at the next legal substitution for that team.

 

4.05. Competition -Teams that are formed by coaches approved by the HTYSC Board of Directors on the recommendation of the HTYSC Coaching Committee. The HTYSC Board shall approve the selection of coaches for these Competition Teams.

4.05:01 Competitive teams must advance open tryouts through flyer distribution through public associations (schools, churches, etc.) and Newspaper periodicals.  4.05:02 Comp teams rosters must be submitted prior to beginning of Recreational team forming.

4.05:03 Comp teams should not recruit recreational players once recreational teams have been formed.

4.05:04 Comp teams shall abide by the Playing League’s rules and regulations.

4:05:05 Competitive-Select Teams must be composed of 70% pure age players.

4:05:06 Competitive-Select Teams must have board approval to be composed of 65% pure age players, they must clearly state the reasons why they were unsuccessful in recruiting age appropriate players.

 

4.06 Coach Selection 

 

4.06 :01 All Coaches must complete and submit all the required Coaching Application Forms and pass LiveScan (or similar) testing.

4.06 :02 All Coaches must be nominated by a HTYSC coaching committee.

4.06 :03 No coach can coach two (2) teams of the same sex in the same competition level and same age group through the same team during a Seasonal Year, except with the approval of the HTYSC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

4.06 :04 Recreation Coaches will be approved based on:

4.06 :04:01.  Good standing with HTYSC, SBYSL, CYSA, or alternative.

4.06 :04:02   Proper and complete information submitted on the coaches application form.

4.06 :04:03 Commitment to participate in Coaches Training Courses.

 

 

4.06 :05 Competition Coaches will be approved based on the recreational approval plus:

4.06 :05:01. Minimum  F coaches license or progress towards.

4.06 :05:02 One year coaching in HTYSC or equivalent USYSA sanctioned league.

 

4:05 DEFINITION OF TEAMS 

 

4:05:01 Team: A group of seven (7) or more, not to exceed eighteen (18) soccer players of specified CYSA age group, properly registered with a CYSA affiliated league and under the guidance of one or more coaches, so organized for the purposed of playing soccer in a CYSA affiliated league.

4:05:02 The teams when registered will be registered by the proper grouping determined by the birth date of the oldest player on the team. Teams will enter competition outside of their league, playing in their proper age group as registered or higher. A team may play in any age group higher than the one of registration. A team may NOT play in an age group lower than the one of registration.

 

4:06 COOPERATION AMONGST TREMORS TEAMS 

4:06:01 Player Movement It is the policy of the HTYSC to encourage the advancement of players between teams of the Club in the same age so as to meet the developmental needs of the players and the teams.  Players have the right to attend publicly announced tryouts for a HTYSC in the same age group.

 

  1. In order to qualify as “publicly announced”, the tryout must be open to all and either a public notice of the tryout must be announced at least 7 days prior to the tryout date or a team must have a publicly posted policy of welcoming prospects at the team’s regularly scheduled practice(s) in lieu of tryouts. In either case, the term “public” includes, but is not limited to, the HTYSC Coaches, Yahoo Discussion Group.
  2. Discussions of tryouts, in any form, with a prospective player MUST NOT occur during their scheduled games, recreational or competitive, tryouts, practices, or during the current season. C. Discussions of tryouts with a prospective player’s parent or guardian may happen at any time. D. The Club expects that as a matter of professional courtesy, any coach or his/her representative notify a player’s current coach of any coach- initiated contact prior to making it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4:07 Complaint Procedure

4:07:01 In the event that a coach, player, parent, or any assistant feels the need to file a complaint against another league member, the following outlines the procedure:

  1. Talk with coach about the issue. Many issues can be resolved simply by making a coach aware of a problem.
  2. If issue cannot be resolved, bring the issue to a board member/board meeting, which will then forward the problem to the disciplinary committee.
  3. If problem is still unresolved, then problem goes directly to the board of directors.
  4. If still unresolved, then problem may be forwarded to CYSA.
  5. Keep in mind that resolution of problems does not always mean that all involved parties are happy with the outcome, only that the problem has been resolved.

 

4:08   Code of Conduct

4:08:01 All coaches, assistants, team managers, volunteers, players and other league members must abide by the following code.

  1. Communication between members must be positive and respectful at all times.
  2. Intra-club communication must be respectful at all times, and at no time may a league member defame another member by slander, reference, or implication.
  3. Members must respect and adhere to all rules and regulations of HTYSC.
  4. No foul language or abusive behavior is to be tolerated at games or at practices, and coaches shall treat players with kindness, respect and support.
  5. All members shall promote and maintain a positive learning environment and an atmosphere of fun to the best of their abilities.
  6. Good sportsmanship shall prevail at all times. A loss shall not be a cause to blame, and a win shall not produce gloating.

 

 4:09   Behavior                

4:09:01 The HTYSC Board of Directors shall have the right and authority to suspend, bar                              completely or otherwise discipline any player, coach, manager, or team assistant                    associated with this club whose behavior or actions are deemed inappropriate or contrary                             to the stated goals and objectives of the league, or in violation of the rules and regulations                           of HTYSC.

 

 

 

 

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