Rogers Park AYSO Board Descriptions

 

Regional Commissioner (RC)

Christina Habib

The "Commish" runs the organization. S/he is responsible to the National organization for all the goes on in the Region. S/he is a member of the national board, so has voting rights for changes to the National Rules and By Laws. This is a required position by National. This is by far the most time consuming position, since s/he has responsibility for everything.

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Assistant Commissioner

Vacant

The Assistant Commissioner is like any vice president position, s/he takes over for the Commissioner in the event of absence. S/he may also have particular duties as directed by the Commissioner and Board.

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Registrar

Tracy Schultz

The Registrar is responsible for all registration material, registration advertising, managing the registrations, and getting all players and volunteers registered. The registrar must keep a database of all current players and update the National database on a periodic basis. This is the second most time consuming job on the Board. It requires a considerable amount of time especially starting several months before the season and lasting through the first month.

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Treasurer

Miriam Lipnick

The Treasurer keeps the books and writes the checks, as with any other organization. All refunds must go through the treasurer, so s/he must receive a note in writing stating intent to quit. The rules governing refunds can be read in the Region By-Laws. This is a required position by National and the incumbent cannot be related to the Commissioner.

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Secretary

Estie Spero

The secretary takes minutes at the four board meetings each year. The minutes are sent to the commissioner, who distributes them to all the board members and posts them on the website. The secretary listens to the answering machine, and forwards the messages left to the appropriate board member. The secretary also updates the message when games are canceled due to rain.

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Field and Equipment Coordinator

Helen Torres

The Field and Equipment Director is responsible to work with the various government or school organizations that own the facilities, inventory and replace field equipment, and make sure the fields are ready for playing on game days. This is probably one of the most important but also the most thankless job that requires a lot of dedication and patience.

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Referee Administrator

Chris Camenisch

The Referee Administrator shall be responsible for the recruiting, training and supervising of all referees in the Region. The Referee Administrator shall require that each referee, assistant referee, and youth referee complete a volunteer application form in accordance with the National Support Center's applicable policies and guidelines. The Regional Referee Administrator shall also take reasonable measures to verify the information contained therein by checking references and making other appropriate inquiries before permitting such volunteer to participate.

The Referee Administrator shall arrange for orientations, clinics and training programs for all referees and assistant referees in the Region at least annually, and shall coordinate his/her efforts with the Regional Commissioner and the Area Referee Administrator.

The Referee Administrator shall be responsible for the scheduling of referees and assistant referees within the Region, or delegate such task to another responsible volunteer or assistant and coordinate such efforts with the Region's scheduler of games.

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Assistant Referee Administrator

position open

Assists the Regional Referee Administrator with all duties.

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Referee Instructor

Gary Gartnet and Deanna Montgomery

The Regional Director of Referee Instruction shall implement, monitor, and maintain the AYSO Referee Training Program at the Regional level. The Regional components are the Regional Referee Course and the Assistant Referee Training Course. The Regional Director of Referee Instruction obtains the course guides from AYSO National Support Center or area staff; sets up orientations, clinics and training; and obtains qualified instructors to teach. The Regional Director of Referee Instruction works together with the Area Director of Referee Instruction to meet the ongoing training needs of the local referees, assistant referees and youth referees.

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Coach Administrator

David Oppenheim

The Regional Coach Administrator shall be responsible for the recruiting, training and supervising of all coaches in the Region. The Regional Coach Administrator shall require that each coach and assistant coach or other team player trainer complete a volunteer application form in accordance with the National Support Center's applicable policies and guidelines. In accordance with the National Support Center's applicable policies and guidelines, the Regional Coach Administrator shall also take reasonable measures to verify the information contained in the volunteer application forms by checking references and making other appropriate inquiries before permitting such volunteer to participate.

The Regional Coach Administrator shall nominate for appointment by the Regional Board a Regional Director of Coach Instruction to assist in planning and implementation of coaching orientations, clinics and other training programs, and to coordinate such efforts with area and/or section staff.

The Regional Coach Administrator shall coordinate with the Regional Commissioner, the Regional Director of Coach Instruction and the Area Coach Administrator to arrange for coaching orientations, clinics and training programs at least once each season where needed and disseminate information when appropriate to assist the Region's coaches.

The Regional Coach Administrator shall also be responsible for the implementation of the Region's Coaching Certification and Licensing Programs as may be required or recommended under the operating regulations.

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Assistant Coach Administrator

position open

Assists the Coach Administrator with all duties.

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Coach Instructor

Mark Berry

The Regional Director of Coach Instruction implements, monitors, and maintains the AYSO Coach Training Program at the Regional level. The Regional components are the annual orientation of all coaches and assistant coaches, the Region's Coaching Certification and Licensing Programs, and all AYSO training and clinics for coaching staffs up to and including the Youth Coach Course. The Regional Director of Coach Instruction obtains the course guides from AYSO National Support Center or area staff; sets up orientations, clinics and training; and obtains qualified instructors to teach. The Regional Director of Coach Instruction works together with the Area Director of Coach Instruction to meet the ongoing training needs of the Region's coaches and assistant coaches.

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Child and Volunteer Protection Advocate (CVPA)

Laura Haugh-Scheidt

The Child Protection Advocate is responsible for administering the registration of all volunteers for the Region. The Child Protection Advocate is responsible to file a copy of the registrations with the National Support & Training Center and maintain a copy in a secure location. The Child Protection Advocate is responsible for investigating any volunteer that exhibits suspicious behavior. This is a required board position.

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Safety Director

Courtney Griffin

The Safety Director is responsible for safety in the region. S/he must assure that the fields are in a safe condition and make sure the appropriate forms are available and filled out in the case of injury. This is a required position by National.

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Division Manager

The division manager creates all the teams; assigns players and coaches; establishes game schedules; assures that coaches have the needed support to do a great job; attends 4 board meetings a year; works week-to-week with coaches and refs to fine-tune games that follow AYSO principals.

 

U05 - U06 Division Manager

Vacant

U08 Boys Division Manager

Vacant

U08 Girls Division Manager

Vacant

U10 Boys Division Manager

Micheal Herman

U10 Girls Division Manager

Micheal Herman

U12 Boys Division Manager

Janet Fitzpatick

U12 Girls Division Manager

James Wright

Inter-Regional Cooordinator (U14--U19)

Jose Mantilla

EXP Administrator

James Wright

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Special Events Coordinator

position open 2013--2014

The special events director shall be responsible for organizing and running any of or all special events and activities of the Region approved by the Regional Board. Special events include Picture Day, Year-end Region Picnic/BBQ and Trophy Day.

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Team Parent Coordinator

position open

The Team Parent Coordinator, if any, shall serve as a liaison between the Regional Commissioner, Regional Coach Administrator and other Regional board and staff members and the individual Team Parents. The duties of the Team Parent Coordinator may include distributing information to the coaches, players and families of AYSO players through the individual Team Parents, and assisting Regional Board and staff members to distribute team and individual photos, fundraising materials and awards or certificates to the players.

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Purchasing Director

position open

The Purchasing Director is primarily responsible for ordering uniforms and coordinating their delivery to coaches for redistribution to players.

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Website Administrator

Erin Murtha

The website administrator will maintain all information on the region's website according to information directed by the Rogers Park Board of Directors.

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