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The 2016 MSYSA AGM will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Turf Valley (2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042) from 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm in the Cameo Room.

Delegate check-in will begin at 11:00 am and light hors d'oeuvres will be served.

In accordance with the MSYSA Bylaws (Article IV, Section 6), the agenda for the AGM is as follows:


Call to Order

Roll Call/Credentials

Reading of the Minutes & Acceptance

Reports of Committees

Proposed Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation/Bylaws, and Policies

Unfinished Business

New Business

Election of Officers

Good of the Game


The following document is an amended version of the MSYSA Bylaws and is being forwarded by the board of directors to the membership as a proposal for consideration at the annual general meeting. This document can be viewed here. The current version of the Bylaws can be found here.


The nominees for the 2016 MSYSA AGM Election of Officers is as follows (additional information pertaining to the experience and qualifications for each nominee has been hyperlinked to their name):

Position Nominee Nominee Nominee
Executive VP Richard Fabrizio Doug Schuessler  
2nd VP- Player Development Willie Ibarra    
3rd VP- Recreation Robert Biondolillo    
Secretary Linda Norton Tom Gross  
East Regional Commissioner Alex Hargrove    
West Regional Commissioner Jackie Eskay    
Central West Regional Commissioner Craig Blackburn    
At-Large Member (e) [2 positions] Tony Moreno Patricia Heffelfinger Kerry Brimmer

All nominations have been made pursuant to Article IV, Section 7 of the MSYSA Bylaws.

The affiliate vote count for the 2016 MSYSA AGM is as follows:

Any affiliate with a "***" beside their count owes outstanding fees and should contact the state office (410-768-5401) ASAP!

Aff. # Affiliate  *Last Updated 7/28/16* # Votes  
A1017 A3 8 ***
A1001 Accokeek Sports & Recreation Council 1  
A1288 AC Cugini Soccer 1  
A1117 Allegany Soccer Alliance 2 ***
A1168 Alliance Soccer Club 4 ***
A1002 Annapolis Soccer Club 12  
A1004 Arundel Soccer Association  15  
A1232 Ballenger Creek Recreation Council 2  
A1147 Baltimore Bays SC 3  
L0001 Baltimore Beltway Soccer League 2  
A1259 Baltimore Celtic Soccer Club 3  
A1274 Baltimore International Soccer Academy 1  
A1285 Baltimore Kings Pro Soccer Club 1  
A1239 Baltimore Middle School Soccer League 1  
A1109 Baltimore Soccer Club  1  
A1260 Barca Elite Futbol Club 1  
A1255 Barca FC MD 1  
A1270 Barcelona USA MD 1  
A1194 Bayshore Soccer Club 2  
A1009 Bethesda Soccer Club 7  
A1263 Bowie Boys & Girls Club 2  
A1277 Brausa United Futebol Club 1  
A1283 Brazilian United Soccer Academy 2  
A1114 Broadneck Soccer Club 9  
A1083 Bryans Road Soccer Association 2  
A1123 Calvert Soccer Association 15  
A1100 Calverton Soccer Club 4  
A1226 Cardiff Football Club 1  
A1159 Caroline Co. Youth Soccer Association 6  
A1231 Catoctin Youth  Association Soccer 1  
A1156 Catonsville Youth Soccer 1  
A1013 Cecil Soccer Club 3  
L0009 Cecil Soccer League 7  
A1178 Central Carroll Soccer Club 2  
L0018 Central MD ShortSided League 1  
A1282 Champions United Soccer Academy of Mont. Co. 1  
A1243 Chesapeake Futbol Club 2 ***
L0029 Chesapeake U8 4v4 1  
A1107 Clear Spring Soccer Club 2  
L0035 Club Champions League 1  
L0037 Columbia Winter Soccer League 1  
A1016 Columbia Soccer Club 1  
A1018 Damascus Soccer Club 6  
A1019 Davidsonville Athletic Association 5  
A1262 DeMatha Soccer Academy 1  
L0040 DelMarVa Super League  1  
A1188 Eastern Shore Soccer Club 1  
A1133 Eastfield United Soccer Club 1  
A1252 Elite Soccer Youth Development Academy 1  
A1211 Elkridge Youth Organization Soccer 5  
A1271 Ellicott City Soccer Club 4  
A1287 Eritrean American Youth Soccer Assoc. of MD  1  
A1221 ES Soccer Academy 1  
A1163 FC Frederick 6  
L0024 FC Frederick Leagues 1  
A1281 FC USA Soccer Club 1  
A1126 Francis Scott Key Jr Eagles Soccer Club 3  
A1261 Frederick County Soccer Club 1  
L0002 Frederick County Youth Soccer League 1  
A1116 Frederick Soccer Club 1  
A1095 Freedom Soccer Club 3  
A1021 Freestate Soccer Alliance 1  
A1267 Frostburg Soccer Club 2  
A1024 Ft. Washington Soccer Association 2  
A1268 Futbol Club (F.C.) Santos, USA 1  
A1236 Future Soccer Club 2 ***
A1222 Glade Valley Athletic Association Soccer 1  
A1289 Glen Burnie Soccer Academy 1  
A1026 Glyndon Soccer Club 1  
A1288 Gnatiko Pro Soccer LLC 1  
A1241 Greater Laurel United Soccer Club 3  
A1027 Greater Severna Park Athletic Association 16  
A1245 Greenbelt Soccer Alliance 1  
A1266 Hagerstown Area Youth Soccer 2  
A1029 Hagerstown Soccer Club 2  
A1007 Harford Kicks Soccer Club 1  
A1157 Harford Soccer Alliance 1  
A1269 High Performance Soccer School 1  
A1280 IFK Maryland 2 ***
A1106 Indian Head SA 1  
L0015 Kent Island Youth Soccer League 6  
A1036 La Plata Soccer Academy 1  
A1037 La Plata Youth Soccer Association 6  
A1038 Laurel Soccer Club 3  
A1249 LaVale Soccer Club 2  
A1235 Locomotive FC 3  
L0036 Locomotive FC MG3 M.S. Soccer League  1  
A1198 Lutherville-Timonium Soccer Club  2  
L0038 Maryland Open Soccer League  1  
A1010 Maryland Rush 3  
A1061 Maryland Rush Montgomery 4  
A1258 Maryland United Football Club 4  
L0028 Maryland United FC Winter Soccer League 1  
L0999 MDPL 1  
A1153 Middletown Valley Soccer Club 3  
A1042 Montgomery Soccer, Inc. 93  
A1043 Mountaintop Soccer Association 4  
L0039 MSI Challenge League 1  
A0999 MD Independent 1  
A1204 Mt. Airy Youth  Athletic Association 3  
L0004 National Capital Soccer League 1  
A1279 Next Level Soccer, Limited 2  
A1218 Northern Elite Soccer Club  1  
A1272 Oldtown Youth Sports Commission for Soccer 1  
A1162 Olney Boys & Girls Community Sports Association 5 ***
L0019 Olney/Bethesda Soccer League 1  
A1208 Pachuca Futbol Club USA LLC 2  
A1086 Pasadena Soccer Club 7  
A1224 Patuxent Football Academy 1  
A1209 Perry Hall White Marsh FC 3  
A1244 Pipeline Soccer Club 3  
A1054 Potomac Soccer Association 7  
A1233 Potomac Valley Youth Association 2  
A1048 Premier Soccer Club 2  
A1192 Prince George's Soccer Initiative Inc. 6  
A1055 Queen Anne's Soccer Club 5  
A1257 Real Rockville Soccer Academy 1  
A1278 Salisbury United Soccer Club, Inc. 4  
A1180 Smithsburg Youth Athletics 2  
A1058 Soccer Association of Columbia 41  
A1175 Soccer Association of Montgomery 28  
A1284 SOTAM Futbol Academy 1  
A1064 South Carroll Soccer Club 1  
A1264 South County Soccer Club 1  
A1237 South River Youth Athletics 4  
A1067 St. Mary's Soccer 17  
NM002 Stoddert of Maryland 8  
A1069 Takoma Park Soccer Club 10  
A1286 The Football Club USA Maryland  1 ***
A1059 Thunder SC of Howard County 3  
A1275 Total Futbol Club 2  
A1172 TJAY Soccer 4  
A1273 United Futbol Club 1  
L0006 WAGSL 1  
A1073 Waldorf Soccer 9  
A1238 Washington Soccer Club 2  
A1143 Williamsport Youth Soccer 2  
A1230 Wolfsville-Myersville Athletic Association 2  

The votes are calculated according to Article IV, Section 8 of the MSYSA Bylaws.


Please note that in order for an individual to be eligible to cast a vote for an affiliate member club or league, an official (e.g. Board Chair/President/Club Director etc.) from the affiliate member club or league must either submit a delegate list to the MSYSA state office (fax: 410-768-5406, e-mail: on club letterhead by 5:00 pm on Thursday, August 18 or hand in the delegate list at the AGM no later than 11:30 am.


Additionally, please know that according to the MSYSA Bylaws, "Each member in good standing with MSYSA, shall be entitled to cast their votes at each Annual Meeting, provided that such member is present. Officers of the MSYSA cannot act as voting representatives of a member league, club, or recreation organization. Voting by proxy shall not be permitted. The representative eligible to cast a vote at the Annual Meeting must be affiliated with a Maryland league, team, club, or recreation organization. No person may represent more than 1 vote. For purposes of voting at the Annual Meeting, or any other meeting of the membership, the number of affiliated teams per member league, club, or recreation organization, computed as aforesaid shall be certified by the Registrar." (Article IV, Section 8, Page 12)