2015 LSA MID-YEAR MEETING
January 10 - 11, 2015
Baton Rouge, LA
The 2015 LSA Mid-Year Meeting will be held on January 10th and 11th in Baton Rouge. The weekend will commence with a TOPSoccer organizational meeting and coaching clinic at the LSA Office in Baton Rouge on Saturday from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. On Sunday morning the Mid-year meeting moves to the Baton Rouge Marriott at 5500 Hilton Avenue in Baton Rouge. After registration, LSA will present a number of presentations, discussions and organizational meetings on a variety of topics. The Council Meetings will be held after lunch. Below is the agenda for the weekend.
Sunday, January 11, 2015 “The Game for All Kids”
8:00 – 9:30 Registration - Member clubs will be asked to complete any outstanding administrative paperwork during registration (Continental Breakfast)
8:30 – 9:30 President’s Breakfast - “Collective Vision of Soccer in Louisiana”
Discussion of Policy Amendments and how they set the stage for the future of the game across the state. In part, this Breakfast is in lieu of a Competitive Committee meeting so the Policy Amendments can be discussed in an open, state-wide forum.
9:00 – 11:00 Best Practices Meetings
9:00 – 10:00 Outreach Programs - “The Game for All Kids” - Mike Singleton
9:00 – 10:00 “Soccer Can be Recreational Too” - Mark Godwin
- Coaching Education
- “Energizing Recreational Programs and Capturing the Schoolyard”
10:15 – 11:15 Referees - Bill Rushing
- “Recruiting, Educating and Mentoring the Young Referee”
10:15 – 11:30 Spring 2015
- Registration and League Play - Jeff Schoonover
- Technical Department Programs - Mark Godwin
- Tournament Host Meeting - Valerie Clouatre
- State Cup Schedule - Charlie Freel
11:30 – 12:30 Luncheon and Raffle (Buffet)
12:30 – 2:30 State Council Meeting
LCSL Champion Presentations
2:30 – 4:00* Youth Council Meeting
Adult Council Meeting
* Time approximate. These meetings will convene immediately after the State Council Meeting
LSA has reserved a block of rooms at a group rate at the Baton Rouge Marriott. To make your reservations, contact LSA Program and Event Manager, Jeff Schoonover at Jeff@LSA-Soccer.org.
Book your room today.
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