August 22, 2016
NAC Motion: Eliminate men’s and women’s soccer final regular season rating. APPROVED
NAC Motion: Revise the language describing how All-Conference teams are selected as it pertains to submission to the NAIA National Office for the All-America selection process. APPROVED
NAC Motion: Adjust the language in Rule 1.1.1 of the NCAA Soccer Rule Book to the following: 1.1.1 The field of play shall be rectangular, with a length of at least 115 yards and a width of at least 70 yards.
Facilities in use for soccer before 1995 need only to be rectangular, the width of which shall not exceed the length. This adjustment will only apply to national championship competition (opening rounds and final site). APPROVED.
NAC Motion: The Hall of Fame liaison will notify the conference commissioner and Coaches Association Executive Committee to request approval of a candidate. APPROVED.
NAC Motion: If the grid is shared via a traceable source, the rater will be removed immediately. APPROVED.
NAC MOTION:Change the format of the National Tournament. DENIED.
WOMEN'S SOCCER COACHES MANUAL
2016 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Postseason Competition, NAIA-WSCA Standing Committees, WSCA Leadership Guide, NAIA Modified RPI Information, Regular-Season Roster, All-American Guidelines and Procedures, All-American Nomination and Rating Form, NSCAA Information, WSCA Constitution & Bylaws, 2015 Business Meeting Minutes, NSCAA Ethics, Ratings Manual, National Championship Bracket
NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Women's Soccer Sport Manager: Marc Burchard
Women's Soccer Ratings Contact: Spencer Scheve
NAIA SOCCER COACHES ASSOCIATION
President: Jason Crist, Spring Arbor University
Vice President: Todd Poitras, ERAU Arizona
Secretary: Lincoln Roblee, Benedictine College
Past President: Pat Gilliam, Trinity International University
NAC Liaison: Mike Hall, Southern States Athletic Conference
NATIONAL SOCCER COACHES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
NSCAA Convention: January 11-15, 2017 (Los Angeles, Calif.)
NAIA-WSCA Business Meeting: January 12, 2017 (Los Angeles, Calif.)
IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Team Award - November 1
Individual Student Award - November 14
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - November 1
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2017
All-Conference Teams - November 16
All-American Awards - November 16
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
Potential Qualifier Packet*
*Available 4-6 weeks prior to the Championship
Host an Opening Round
Gulf Shores, AL Host Site Information
NCAA Women's Soccer Rules
Live Stats/Webcasting How-To Guide
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards