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2017 SUMMER UPDATE

August 15, 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 cunted 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: Propose to have one representative from each conference on the All-America Committee. 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 

COACHES RESOURCES

WOMEN'S SOCCER COACHES MANUAL

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


NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Women's Soccer Sport Manager: Marc Burchard
Women's Soccer Ratings Contact: Chad Waller


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:David Dunham, University of California, Merced

United Soccer Coaches

United Soccer Coaches Convention: January 17-21, 2018 (Philadelphia, Pa.)

NAIA-WSCA Business Meeting: January 12, 2017 (Los Angeles, Calif.)

 


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


Host an Opening Round
Gulf Shores, AL Host Site Information


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