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2017 SUMMER UPDATE

August 28, 2017

NAC Motion: To adopt a National Selection Committee as the Soccer rating and selection protocol. 1-year pilot program. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Bring baclk the start date for the first regular season poll to the first weekend in September. For purposes of calculating MRPI, ranking points could still be counted utilizing poll 2 or later, through the final regular season poll.  APPROVED

NAC Motion: Expansion of the Men's and Women's National Tournament from 31-32 teams to 46-48 teams. DENIED

NAC Motion: Change the format of the National Tournament. DENIED.

NAC Motion: Drug Testing
The NAC formally approved the policy manual for NAIA Drug Testing, which will begin in 2017-18. The Drug Education & Testing Committee has been working to develop the manual over the past several years. www.naia.org/wellness 

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MEN'S SOCCER COACHES MANUAL

2017 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Postseason Competition, Drug Testing, NAIA Men's Soccer Selection Committee Policy/Modified RPI Information, Regular-Season Roster, All-American Guidelines and Procedures, NSCAA Information, MSCA Constitution & Bylaws, 2016-17 Business Meeting Minutes, NSCAA Ethics, Ratings Manual

2017 Roster Form


NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Men's Soccer Sport Manager: Bryton Curtis
Men's Soccer Ratings Contact: Trevor Lininger


NAIA SOCCER COACHES ASSOCIATION
President: 
Jamie Peterson, Oklahoma Wesleyan University
1st Vice President: Nate Houser, Baker University 
2nd Vice President: Tyler Brock, University of Northwestern Ohio
Past President: Kevin Wardlaw, Mid-America Nazarene University
Secretary: Doug Quint, McPherson College
NAC Liaison: Mike Daniels, Golden State Athletic Conference


NATIONAL SOCCER COACHES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
NSCAA Convention: January 17-21, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA.)

NAIA-SCA Business Meeting: January 12, 2017 (Los Angeles, CA.)
2016 Business Meeting Minutes


OPEN DATES

Open Dates is a free online posting service for NAIA members to advertise or search for open competition dates to compete in the regular season

 

IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Team Award - November 1
Individual Student Award - November 14

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - November 1
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2018

OTHER AWARDS
All-Conference Teams - November 15
All-American Awards - November 15

FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
Potential Qualifier Packet 

Host an Opening Round
Local Host Site Information


HELPFUL TOOLS
MRPI Worksheet
NCAA Men's Soccer Rules
NISOA
Facility Form
Protest Form
Live Stats/Webcasting How-To Guide
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards