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2019 MSYSA Administrator's Workshop

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Nov 09 8:00AM - 4:30PM

The Michigan State Youth Soccer Association is pleased to announce that an Administrators Workshop has been scheduled for Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Detroit Marriott (Livonia). The MSYSA Administrators Workshop is FREE for all MSYSA members and is designed to provide relevant information to members in either an instructional or roundtable environment. The MSYSA Administrators workshop will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019 and hosted at the Detroit Marriott (Livonia) (1710 Laurel Park Drive North, Livonia, Michigan 48152). For more information about the Detroit Marriott (Livonia) please visit

This year, the MSYSA Administrators Workshop will be presented in a lecture hall format. This format will allow each attendee to receive the information from all feature presenters during the Workshop rather than having multiple break-outs throughout the day. Additionally, MSYSA has secured highly qualified professionals in their related fields to attend and present on various topics including: Cole Newton and Duran, Pullen Insurance, Sports Forms, Dicks Sporting Goods and more! Finally, MSYSA will be streaming live each of the presentations via the MSYSA Facebook page so that education can be made available following the workshop.

For more information on sessions, hotel rooms and more visit MSYSAs webpage at

If you are interested in attending this FREE MSYSA Administrators Workshop, please register before October 18, 2019.

If you'd like to reserve a room for the Administrators Workshop, please contact theDetroit Marriott (Livonia)prior to October 18, 2019 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.

2019 MSYSA Administrators Workshop

Synopsis of Sessions


Check-In (Foyer of meeting rooms: ABC)



Welcome/Opening Remarks (Meeting rooms: ABC)


MSYSA STAFF! MSYSA Athlete and Participant Safety Program

This session will provide an overview of the MSYSA Athlete and Participant Safety Program and its various policies and how they may impact our clubs and leagues. We will also discuss how to take the SafeSport training.


SPECIAL PRESENTER! SafeSport Representative: The Center for SafeSport

A representative from the Center for SafeSport will discuss the SafeSport Act and how it pertains to athlete safety. Additionally, this presentation will provide a means for attendees to ask questions and receive answers directly from The Center for SafeSport.


SPECIAL PRESENTER! Duane Johnson, MSYSA Legal Counsel: Managing Crisis & Litigation

MSYSAs Legal Counsel, Duane Johnson, has a wealth of knowledge in the judicial system throughout his career and can offer great insight on how to manage crisis as well as litigation, threats of litigation and more within your club or league.


Lunch (Provided in Foyer of Meeting Rooms ABC


SPECIAL PRESENTER! Dicks Sporting Goods: Grants, Team Fan Wear & more with Dicks Sporting Goods Team HQ! l Presented by Dicks Sporting Goods Community Managers! Dicks 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 Dicks Sporting Goods will explain how your organization can take advantage of the resources that are provided to teams in our community! More information on Dicks Sporting Goods Community Program can be found at!


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!


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


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, youll be able to have any questions you may have get answered by the Michigan State Premier Soccer Program. For more information about MSPSP, visit



MSYSA STAFF! MSYSA Director of Coaching Education (Paul Thomas) & Technical Director (Mark Zathey) Coaching Education Pathways

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.


MSYSA Board of Directors! Growing Your Recreational Organization

This session will provide attendees with an opportunity to gain ideas and knowledge about how to increase a recreational soccer organization as well as understand other concepts that may be worth exploring as other clubs will have the ability to discuss what has worked for their organizations in the past as well.


MSYSA Board of Directors! Recreational 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.


Meeting Space Available for 1v1 meetings with guest speakers, attendees, etc.


Thank You/Closing Remarks

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