Club Organizational Structure & Responsibilities


 

The President, Registrar, VP Soccer Operations, Directors of Coaching and Age Group Coordinators functions support the coaching and team administrative staff who, in turn, utilize their expertise to develop a high level program for our competitive youth athletes. Decisions will be made with a "quality over quantity" concept in mind. The link between the players, parents, coaches and the club will be the foundation of LAFC.

I. Club President

  • Formulates strategic partnerships, alliances and sponsorships
  • Sets strategic policy for the club
  • Responsible for the growth and development of the club

II. Club Registrar

  • Responsible for registering players, administrators, and coaches into CYSA (Cal South)
  • Responsible for registering players, administrators, and coaches into US Club Soccer
  • Obtains field liability insurance from Cal South and/or US Club Soccer

III. Vice President — Soccer Operations

  • Oversees the entire club’s soccer operations
  • Oversees and mentors the Director’s of Coaching and Coaches
  • Assists teams with player and coach recruitment
  • Provides league and tournament recommendations for each team based on team history and prospects
  • Meets with coaches on a monthly basis and provides a critique of all members of the coaching staff on a quarterly basis and attends games and practices, as required, to ensure team progress
  • Attends montly coaching meetings monitoring each coach and team’s status as part of the Club agenda
  • Intermediary and facilitator of media public relations articles for teams and the Club; reviews and approves content; functions as point of contact for teams

IV. Director of Coaching (DOC) and Assistant Director of Coaching (ADOC)

  • Assists teams with player and coach recruitment
  • Provides league and tournament recommendations for each team based on team history and prospects
  • Meets with coaches on a monthly basis, critiques all members of the coaching staff on a regular basis, attends games and practices, as required, to ensure team progress
  • Intermediary and facilitator of media public relations articles for teams and the Club; reviews and approves content; functions as point of contact for teams
  • DOC mentors ADOC and coaches

V. Coach

  • Responsible for player and team development
  • Player development will include:
    • Technical (soccer skills)
    • Tactical awareness (got game)
    • Physical (endurance, speed, and strength)
    • Psychological (character, discipline, leadership)
  • Conducts team tryouts and player selection with assistance of the DOC
  • Develops a team season plan as well as finalize team roster, schedule, and overall objectives (level of play).

VI. Team Administrator

  • Manages all team administrative functions and ensure they are performed in a timely manner
  • Represents team parents regarding coach and player issues
  • Interfaces with club registrar
  • Prepares team budget
  • Manages team bank account
  • Responsible for team expenditures
  • Delegates various responsibilities to team parents

VII. Players

  • Agrees to all terms and conditions of the Player Agreements and Code of Conduct (attached)

VIII. All Club Members

The following code of ethics applies to all club and team members which include coaching staff, team administrators, players and parents:

- Act in the club’s interest. Club members will work for the common good of the club and its teams
- Comply with the law. Club members shall comply with the laws of the leagues and tournaments for practice and play
- Conduct of Club members. The professional and personal conduct of members must be above reproach and avoid even the slightest appearance of impropriety. Club members shall refrain from abusive conduct, personal charges, or verbal attacks upon the character or motives of other coaches, players and club members
- Game Conduct. The professional and personal conduct of members must be above reproach and avoid even the slightest appearance of impropriety. Club members shall refrain from abusive conduct, personal charges, or verbal attacks upon the character or motives of referees, league and tournament officials or the opposing team’s coach, players and parents
- Respect for Process. Club members shall perform their duties in accordance with the processes and rules of order established by LAFC
- Conduct at Club and Team Meetings. Club members shall prepare themselves for issues and concerns, listen courteously and attentively to all discussions and focus on the business at hand. They shall refrain from interrupting other speakers or making personal comments not germane to the business of the meeting or otherwise interfering with the orderly conduct of the meeting

 

Affiliates

LA Premier FC Affiliates US Club Soccer

LA Premier FC Affiliates Cal South

California Regional League

LA Premier FC Affiliates CSL

WCDA

NPL

NSCAA

YMCA

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