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2017 ALL STATE HONORS and AWARDS BANQUET
January 27, 2018
Radisson Hotel
Harrisburg, PA


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Mission Statement

The mission of the Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association is to serve its membership in providing for the promotion of high school soccer in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition to promoting the game, the PSCA’s duties include but are not limited to; the recognition of player and coach accomplishments, team rankings, record keeping, and maintaining communication with high school soccer’s governing bodies in an attempt to maintain the integrity of the game.

 

PSCA Charter

  1. NAME: The Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association was organized on May 13, 1972 as a non·profit association.
  2. PURPOSE: The Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association shall coordinate the activities and interests of male and female scholastic soccer in the state of Pennsylvania from the coaches' perspective.
  3. MEETINGS: There shall be a general membership meeting each year, at least one Executive Board and Rep Council meeting during the calendar year and such other meeting as may be called from time·to-time by the President and/or by a majority of the Executive Board.
  4. GOVERNMENT:
    1. The offices of the Association and their duties shall be as follows:
      1. President.
        1. The responsibilities of the President include:
          1. Preside over and conduct both the General Meeting and the Executive Board and Rep Council Meetings.
          2. Oversee and coordinate all committees, including the appointment of committee chairpersons.
          3. Enact appropriate executive actions.
          4. Conduct the day-to-day activities of the Association at the direction of the Executive Board and Rep Council.
      2. First Vice-President.
        1. The responsibilities of the First Vice-President include:
          1. Attend both the General Meeting and the Rep Council Meeting.
        2. After serving as the First Vice-President for a two year term, the First Vice-President shall assume the position of President.
        3. Perform the duties of the President in his absence.
      3. Second Vice-President.
        1. The responsibilities of the Second Vice-President include:
          1. Attend both the General Meeting and the Rep Council Meeting.
        2. After serving as Second Vice-President for a two year term , the Second Vice-President shall assume the position of First Vice-President.
      4. Treasurer.
        1. The Treasurer's responsibilities include:
          1. Depositing all monies on behalf of the PSCA.
          2. Disbursement of all monies on behalf of the PSCA.
          3. Make a complete and accurate accounting of all PSCA finances.
          4. File a financial report twice a year; once at the Annual General Meeting and once at the annual Rep Council Meeting. The Treasurer is expected to attend both meetings.
          5. Handle all other accounting procedures as deemed necessary by the PSCA.
      5. Recording Secretary.
        1. The responsibilities of the Recording Secretary include:
          1. Attend both the General Meeting and the Rep Council Meeting.
          2. Record the minutes of both meetings and submit within three weeks the typed transcripts to both the President and the Executive Secretary.
    2. Terms and Elections.
      1. The offices of Treasurer, Recording Secretary, Second Vice-President, First Vice-President, and President shall serve a term of three years.
      2. The above offices shall be elected by a majority vote of the League Representatives and Executive Board members present at the annual Rep Council and Executive Board Meeting.
      3. Officer vacancies shall be filled by the President, with the majority approval of the Executive Board, until the next regular election. If the office of President shall become vacant, the First Vice President shall hold the office until the next regular election and until a successor is elected and qualified.
    3. Termination of Office.
      1. Consistent failure to perform one's assigned responsibilities or other cause may result in the impeachment of that officer.
      2. Removal from office would require a two-thirds affirmative vote from the Executive Board.
    4. Executive Director.
      1. The responsibilities of the Executive Director would include:
        1. Compile all membership applications and dues.
        2. Forward all dues and monies to the PSCA Treasurer.
      2. The position of Executive Director is a permanent appointment by the President. The office may be vacated by voluntary resignation or by action taken by the President with the approval of a majority vote of the Executive Board.
      3. The Executive Director shall receive a stipend to be paid once a year.
        1. The amount of this stipend shall be a figure negotiated at the request of the President, with the majority approval of the Executive Board and Rep Council.
      4. In the absence of the Treasurer the Executive Director would assume the duties of the Treasurer.
    5. Advisory or Rep Council.
      1. Each secondary school league in the state and a single representative from the independent secondary schools in the state shall elect a representative advising the association.
      2. Each representative shall attend the annual Rep Council Meeting.
        1. A quorum shall be the number present.
      3. Each representative shall compile all league standings and statistics and forward to the Executive Director and/or chairperson immediately at the conclusion of each playing season .
      4. Each representative should collect all Association dues and forward same by a specific date to the Executive Director.
      5. Each representative is responsible for disseminating information as is deemed necessary by the Association.
      6. Each League Representative shall forward required information regarding All-State selection to the All-State Chairman.
    6. Executive Board,
      1. The Executive Board shall consist of all current officers, all current committee chairman all past Presidents and the Executive Secretary.
      2. The Executive Board shall meet concurrent with the Rep Council Meeting, unless so advised by the President.
      3. A quorum shall be the number present.
    7. Committees.
      1. All committees shall be appointed by the President, subject to the ratification by the Rep Council.
      2. Committee chairpersons are a permanent appointment by the President and may be vacated by resignation or by action taken by the President with the approval of a majority vote of the Executive Board.
  5. FINANCING: The President is authorized to collect dues from each member. These dues will be collected annually. The date of collection and the amount will be set as necessary by the Executive Board and the Rep Council, and approved by a majority vote.
  6. AFFILIATION: The Association shall be affiliated with all other soccer interests in the state and specifically with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
  7. ALL-STATE TEAM: The Association shall choose annually in November a Pennsylvania Secondary School All-State Soccer Team.
    1. Eligibility.
      1. A player shall be eligible for the All-State Team according to league voting and PSCA guidelines.
  8. NSCAA REGIONAL TEAM: The names of the top secondary players in the state, according to PSCA guidelines, shall be forwarded to the NSCAA Regional Chairman for inclusion on the NSCAA Regional All-America Soccer Team and possible inclusion on the NSCAA All-America Team.
  9. MEMBERSHIP: Membership shall be open to all male and female high school coaches, assistant coaches and to others having an interest in and desire to support the purposes of the Association. The Executive Board and the Rep Council shall have the right of approval/disapproval of any applicant for membership and may, by majority vote, elect to suspend or expel any member of the Association for cause shown, including non-payment of dues, or in the interests of the Association.
  10. AMENDMENT: This charter may be amended by the Executive Board and the Rep Council at their annual meeting by a two-thirds affirmative vote in favor of the amendment by those present and voting at such meeting, providing that the members of the Executive Board have been given notice of the proposed amendment at least 30 days prior to said meeting.
Accepted-May 13, 1972; Revised-August 19, 1977; Revised-April 20, 1990; Revised-April 24, 1991; Revised-April 23, 1993; Revised-April 17, 1999; Revised-March 31, 2000; Revised-April 5, 2002, Revised-March 6, 2016