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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 1

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 *Available 4-6 weeks prior to the Championship

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

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