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                                                                                                                                 Revised Nov 8, 2006

                                  Flagler United Youth Soccer, Inc.
                                              By-Laws

Article I      Name ............................................................................................................................        1

Article II     Purpose ........................................................................................................................         1




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Article III    Definitions ....................................................................................................................         1

Article IV     Affiliation ......................................................................................................................       2




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Article V      Government .................................................................................................................             2

               Section 1 – FUY, FSSA, FYSA, USSF ........................................................................                               2




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               Section 2 – Team Council                     .........................................................................................   2
               Section 3 – The Executive Board                         .............................................................................    2

Article VI     General Members and Sponsors ...............................................................................                             3

               Section 1 – General Members ....................................................................................
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               Section 2 - Sponsors ..................................................................................................
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Article VII    Executive Board ..........................................................................................................               3
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Article VIII   Officers and Representatives ....................................................................................                        4

               Section 1 – List of Officers and Representatives ....................................................                                    4
               Section 2 – Appointment of President ......................................................................                              4
               Section 3 – Appointment of Other Officers and Representatives ..........................                                                 4
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               Section 4 – Terms of Office ........................................................................................                     5
               Section 5 – Presidential Resignation ........................................................................                            5
               Section 6 – Executive Board Member Resignation .................................................
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               Section 7 – Duties and Responsibilities of FUY Officers .......................................                                          5
                                  President: Operational, Financial, Committee Liaison ......................                                           5
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                                  Vice President .........................................................................................              6
                                  Registrar/League Coordinator ..............................................................                           6
                                  Communications Secretary ...................................................................                          7
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                                  General Membership Representative ...................................................                                 7

Article IX     Team Council Representative ....................................................................................                         8




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Article X       Coaches .......................................................................................................................   8

                Section 1 - Coaches ....................................................................................................          8
                Section 2 – Duties of the Coach ................................................................................                  8

Article XI      Advisory Roles ............................................................................................................       8

                Section 1 – Treasurer .................................................................................................           9
                Section 2 - Immediate Past President .......................................................................                      9




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                Section 3 – Other Advisory Roles .............................................................................                    9




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Article XII     Performance/Non-performance of Duties ................................................................                            9

                Section 1 – Capability and Willingness ....................................................................                       9
                Section 2 – Excessive Absence .................................................................................                   9




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                Section 3 –Vacancy .................................................................................................... 10
                Section 4 –Recall ......................................................................................................... 10

Article XIII    Bi-Annual Planning Meeting ...................................................................................... 10

                Section 1 – Notification .............................................................................................. 10

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                Section 2 – Voting Representation ............................................................................ 10
                Section 3 – Quorum and Majority Vote ..................................................................... 10
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Article XIV     Team Council Meetings .............................................................................................. 10
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Article XV      Executive Board Meetings ......................................................................................... 10

Article XVI     Amendments ............................................................................................................... 11
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                Section 1 – Quorum and Notification ........................................................................ 11
                Section 2 – Effective Date .......................................................................................... 11
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Article XVII    Rules of Play ................................................................................................................ 11

Article XVIII   Savings Clause ............................................................................................................ 11
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Article XIX     Dissolution ................................................................................................................... 11
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                                Flagler United Youth Soccer, Inc.
                                  By-Laws (Revised May 22, 2002)
Article I - Name
The name of this organization shall be Flagler United Youth Soccer, Inc. and will be known as the Association, Club, or
FUY for all purposes here in after enumerated.


Article II - Purpose




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The purpose of FUY shall be to develop amateur athletes and encourage the physical, mental, and emotional growth of our
youth through the sport of soccer. FUY shall be considered a competitive environment for the development of players’ soccer




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skills. FUY shall provide control, regulation, development, guidance, and promotion of FUY players, teams, and coaches
without regard to race, creed, religion, gender, or national origin.


Article III - Definitions




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The following are definitions of certain terms used throughout this constitution:

    1.   FIFA - Federation Internationale de Football Association.

    2.   USSF - United States Soccer Federation; United States affiliate to FIFA.

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         USYSA - United States Youth Soccer Association; affiliate to USSF.

         USASA - Unites States Amateur Soccer Association; affiliate to USSF.
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    5.   FSSA - Florida State Soccer Association; affiliate to USASA.
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    6.   FYSA - Florida Youth Soccer Association; youth affiliate to FSSA.

    7.   General Member - Person serving as FUY Executive Board member, Team Council Representative, Designated
         Alternate, Registration Assistant, Coach, and/or parent/legal guardian of properly registered FUY playing member
         who is in good standing with the Association.
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    8.   Playing Member - Person, from age 8 to under 19 as of July 31st of the seasonal year, who is properly registered,
         has paid all required fees, and is a member of a properly registered team.
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    9.   Sponsor - Person and or business who is interested in the principles and purposes of FUY.

    10. Officers - President, Vice President, Registrar, League Coordinator, Communications Secretary, and treasurer
        elected by the Executive Board, are referred to as the Officers of FUY.
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    11. Representatives – General Membership Representatives are full voting members of the FUY Executive Board and
        are referred to as Representatives to the Board.
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    12. Executive Board - The Officers, with the addition of, one (1) general membership representative and one (1) Team
        council Representative are referred to as the Board. The Immediate Past President may serve on the Executive Board
        as non-voting members to provide advice and guidance.

    13. Team Council - Consists of one (1) team representative from each FUY team and the FUY President with the FUY
        Vice President as an ex officio member.

    14. Team Council Representative/ Designated Alternate - Parent or legal guardian of FUY player, or coach from the
        same team who represents that team on the FUY Team Council.


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    15. Registration Assistant – Person appointed by the Coach from each team to assist the Registrar in completing the
        proper forms and registration documents for the playing members and coaches of that team.

    16. Coach - Person who is properly registered, has paid all required fees, holds the appropriate coaching
        certification/license, is in good standing with FUY and FYSA, and is responsible for a properly registered team.

    17. Treasurer – Person appointed by the President to provide advice, guidance, and fulfillment of financial
        recordkeeping duties and obligations of FUY. Reports directly to the President and acts as Chairperson of Finance
        Committee and is a voting member of the Board.


Article IV - Affiliation




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The FUY shall be an affiliate of, and comply with, the authority of the Florida Youth Soccer Association (FYSA), further




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recognizing the authority of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Youth Soccer Association
(USYSA).


Article V - Government




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Section 1 – FUY, FSSA, FYSA, USSF
The FUY shall be governed by its Rules of Play and By-Laws, as contained herein, and supplemented by the Constitutions
and By-Laws of FYSA, USSF, and FIFA. In the event of a conflict, the latter shall apply.


Section 2 – Team Council
The Team Council shall:
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    1.   Consist of the President and one (1) Team Council Representative and/or Designated Alternate from each team in
         good standing with the FUY. The President and each Team Council Representative shall have one (1) vote on
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         subjects before the Council, but must be present to vote. In the absence of the President, the League Coordinator
         may vote. In the absence of the Team Council Representative, the Designated Alternate may vote. No further
         proxies, written or verbal, shall be permitted.

    2.   Provide membership to the League Coordinator as an ex officio (non-voting) member, except as specified in the
         absence of the President.
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    3.   Review and recommend policies and procedures changes, as well as suggest programs to the Executive Board in
         overall benefit to FUY.
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    4.   Implement approved policies and procedures, and programs for FUY, in conjunction with the Executive Board.

    5.   Serve as the voice from the teams to the Executive Board.
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    6.   Distribute information from the Executive Board to all of the general members of their respective teams.

No Council member may represent more than one team. FUY Officers or Executive Board members may also be a Team
Council Representative only if they have direct participation with a team, i.e., as a coach or parent/guardian
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of a FUY Playing Member.




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Section 3 – The Executive Board
The Executive Board shall:

    1.   Serve as the vested authority of FUY, as indicated in the Rules of Play and By-Laws of the FUY.

    2.   Consist of the President, Vice President, Registrar, League Coordinator, Communications Secretary, Treasurer, one
         (1) General Member Representative and one (1) Team Council Member Representative. Each Board member shall
         have one (1) vote on subjects before the Board, but must be present to vote. A quorum of five (5) members of its
         voting membership must be present prior to calling for a vote on any subject. However, if a quorum is unable to
         meet within a reasonable time period, the President may direct the Communications Secretary to call for a verbal or
         written vote of all Executive Board members and the result of that majority vote shall be fully binding.




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    3.   Be referred to as the FUY Board.




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    4.   Have no vote on the Team Council unless also serving as a Team Representative with the exception of the President
         or League Coordinator, as detailed in Article V, Section 2.


Article VI - General Members and Sponsors




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Section 1 – General Members
General membership shall be open to all individuals who have an interest in the purpose of FUY; actively participate and
serve FUY as an Executive Board member, Team Council Representative, Designated Alternate, Registration Assistant,
Coach, and/or parent/legal guardian of properly registered FUY Playing Member; are in good standing with the Association;
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and agree to abide by Rules of Play and the By-Laws of FUY. These members will be represented to the Executive Board by
their respective Team Council Representative or Designated Alternate. General members shall one (1) vote on issues brought
forth to the full membership of the Association.
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Section 2 - Sponsors
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Sponsors may be any individual or business that has a vested interest in the betterment of soccer. Each Coach bears the
responsibility of securing sponsors, as needed, to fulfill their obligations to their team. In so doing, each Coach is accountable
to ensure that sponsors are held to high standards that reflect positively on the teams, the individual players, and the FUY
league and FUY Executive Board. The Executive Board may rescind sponsorship it determines to bear negatively on the
organization and as such, may impose fines and/or sanctions against the Coach procuring such sponsorship. Sponsors shall
serve as non-voting members of the Association, unless also qualified as a General Member of the Association.
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Article VII - Executive Board
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The Executive Board shall:

    1.   Transact all business of this Association.
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    2.   Delegate, for any endeavor, its authority to such person or persons whom it may designate from time to time.

    3.   Have the responsibility to enforce the Rules and Regulations of FYSA, FSSA, USYSA, USASA, and the USSF.
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    4.   Have the responsibility and authority to conduct a general planning meeting in May and November of each year in
         order to establish coaching and volunteer assignments for the following season.

    5.   Have the authority to arrange games of any nature whatsoever in its own name, and to that end, may request and
         expect support from every team of this Association and its personnel.

    6.   Have the authority to suspend, expel, and/or impose penalties upon any team, player, coach, parent, or person under
         its jurisdiction guilty of a violation or breach of the rules of this Association.



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    7.   Have the authority to settle disputes between two or more teams, players, coaches, or individuals within this
         Association.

    8.   Have the authority to investigate, correct, and demand to be corrected, conditions which are detrimental to the
         operation or reputation of the Association.

    9.   Have the final decision on all matters of controversy, with decisions subject to appeals to the FYSA, FASA,
         USYSA, USASA, and/or USSF.

    10. Have the authority to approve or disapprove, by majority vote, appointments by the President. This shall include, but
        is not limited to appointments to the Executive Board, Specialized Committees, Advisors, etc.




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    11. Have the authority to hire or appoint, by majority vote, a Director of Coaching as a non-voting member of the
        Executive Board (future – responsibilities currently executed by Vice President).




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    12. Have the authority to set registration fees for FUY.

    13. Have the authority to determine, establish, and eliminate positions within the Association, as deemed necessary by a
        majority of the Board.




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    14. Have the authority to exclude an Executive Board member from their voting responsibilities when a conflict of
        interest occurs.

    15. Have the authority to consider, establish, or change policies and procedures of the FUY.

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    16. Be responsible and have sole authority for interpreting and enforcing the Rules of Play and By-Laws of FUY.
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Article VIII – Officers and Representatives

Section 1 – List of Officers and Representatives
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FUY Officers shall consist of the President, Vice President, Registrar, League Coordinator, and Communications Secretary.
Along with two (2) General Membership Representatives, all serve as full voting members of the Executive Board. The Vice
President will serve in the capacity of President when the President is not present. If the President and Vice President are not
present, then the League Coordinator will be appointed by the Board to serve in the capacity of President.
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Section 2 – Election of President
The office of President shall be nominated by the Executive Board and elected by a majority vote of the General Members of
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the Association at the Bi-Annual Planning Meeting in May of the year of term expiration. The nominee shall be a member in
good standing with the Association and shall serve for a term of five (5) years. The President shall serve successive terms in
office, but no more than two (2) consecutive terms.
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Section 3 – Election of Other Officers and Representatives
Officers, with the exception of President, and Representatives on the Board shall be nominated by the President;
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approved/disapproved by a majority vote of the Executive Board; and elected by a majority vote of the General Members of
the Association at the Bi-Annual Planning Meeting in May of the year of term expiration. Nominees shall be members in
good standing with the Association and shall serve for a rotating term of three (3) years. Nominees successfully elected shall
assume office at the discretion of the President or no later than June 1st following approval. All Officers may serve
successive terms in office, but no more than three (3) consecutive terms.




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Section 4 – Terms of Office
Rotating terms of office shall include term expiration dates as follows:
                                           President        2005, 2010, 2015, 2020, etc.
                                      Vice President        2000, 2003, 2006, 2009, etc.
                                 League Coordinator         2000, 2002, 2005, 2008, etc.
                                           Registrar        2000, 2004, 2007, 2010, etc.
                         Communications Secretary           2000, 2002, 2005, 2008, etc.
            General Membership Representative (1)           2000, 2001, 2004, 2007, etc.
            General Membership Representative (2)           2000, 2003, 2006, 2009, etc.




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Section 5 – Resignation of President




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In the event the President resigns during his/her term of office, the Vice President shall fulfill the balance of the term of
President and shall set forth an appointment to fulfill the balance of the Vice President term, with approval/ disapproval by
majority vote of the Executive Board. The Executive Board, by majority vote, will further determine if the President may
serve as a non-voting member of the Executive Board in the capacity as Immediate Past President.




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Section 6 – Resignation of Executive Board Member
In the event a member of the Executive Board resigns during his/her term of office, the President will set forth an
appointment to fulfill the balance of that term, with approval/disapproval by majority vote of the Executive Board.


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The duties and responsibilities of the FUY Officers are as follows:
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President:
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    1.   Oversee the operation and management of the Association and preside over all Board meetings,
         Bi-Annual Planning Meetings, and any special meetings as needed.

    2.   Prepare a written agenda for each meeting and make it available to all Executive Board Members and Team Council
         Representatives.
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    3.   Call a Special Council or Executive Board meeting within 15 days of a request made by one-third of the members of
         the Council or Executive Board, respectively.
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    4.   Appoint, subject to the approval of the Executive Board, the required advisors and the committees needed for the
         operation of the Association.

    5.   Act as a liaison between the Association and FCYSA, FYSA, FSSA, FASA and other associations and to represent
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         the club at these Associations’ meetings.

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    6.   Present an annual budget for the operation of FUY, monitor the approved expenses incurred by the Association, and
         oversee the FUY Treasurer in the maintenance of appropriate financial records of the income and expenditures of
         the Association.

    7.   Deposit all funds upon receipt into an authorized bank account in the name of the Association and maintain current
         signature cards for all Association bank accounts.

    8.   Direct Treasurer to prepare a written financial report of Association fund receipts and expenditures, available for
         review at each Executive Board meeting, Bi-Annual Planning Meeting, and by prior request and 15 days advance
         notice, at Team Council meetings.

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    Committee Liaison

    9.   Appoint a Finance Committee, Special Events Coordinator, or Chairperson for Fundraising, as needed, to support
         overall Association financial/fundraising activities as determined by the Executive Board. However, the President
         will serve as Director of any such committee and will be responsible for the overall financial condition of FUY.

    10. Submit a written report on the state of the Club upon completion of his/her term in office. The report should include,
        but is not limited to, accomplishments and shortfalls of the administration and the overall status of the Association.
        It should include the Club’s financial status, accomplishments of the Club’s mission/purpose, and adherence to its
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Vice President
    1. Facilitate a unified girls/boys program for the Association with reference to participation in leagues and tournaments




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       that will provide competition and foster growth in all player members of the Association.

    2.   Serve as Director of Coaching, reviewing/approving/disapproving Coaching Requests, monitor coaching
         certifications and licensing progress, and providing recommendations to the Executive Board to ensure a quality
         soccer program for all Playing Members.




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    3.   Work with Coaches, following submission and approval of their Coaching Request, to implement fair and equitable
         tryouts each season, including appointing independent evaluator(s) to each tryout team, as requested by the Coach.

    4.   Ensure that each FUY Coach is furnished with or directed to a current copy of the Rules of Play and
         By-Laws of FUY when he/she assumes that position.

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         Serve on the Team Council, attending all meetings and bring forward to the Executive Board all issues and concerns
         from the Council.
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    6.   Be an ex officio member of any and all Team Council committees.
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    7.   Attend all meetings of the Executive Board, all Bi-Annual Planning Meetings and special meetings called by the
         President.

    8.   Serve in the capacity of President when the President is not available.
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Registrar
   1. Serve as the central contact for all Coaches and Team Council Representatives, providing registration material
       information, timetables, and procedures as required by FYSA affiliation.
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    2.   Coordinate with Registration Assistants from each team, as needed, to accurately complete the handling of the
         Coaches’ Pass, Players’ Pass, Official State Rosters, Hold Harmless Agreements, and other paperwork required in
         the registration process.
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    3.   Work with the Communications Secretary to advertise general registration procedures and dates for all teams
         playing for FUY.
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    4.   Review, approve, and maintain records of all players, coaches, and volunteers involved with FUY, including all
         personal data, team assignments, registration fee payments, and Official State Roster for each team and facilitate the
         distribution of such records through the Executive Board and/or the appropriate regulatory affiliates, as required.

    5.   Receive any and all monies paid to the Association and promptly forward for deposit as directed.

    6.   Represent FUY at functions of FYSA, either at the District or State level, concerning the registration of players,
         rules of registration, and all other issues relating to participation in FYSA, USYSA, and USSF.



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    7.   Oversee the design, development, and operation of the FUY web site and serve as the webmaster to utilize web-
         based technology to keep FUY members informed about the Association’s operations.


League Coordinator
   1. Serve as the central contact for all FUY Officers, coaches, players, and other members, providing club information,
      operational procedures and rules, and coordinating the scheduling of fields, officials, games, and other functions as
      required by FYSA and applicable playing league affiliation.

    2.   Work in collaboration with the Communications Secretary to coordinate, advertise, and prepare materials for tryouts
         for all teams playing for FUY as well as other club-wide activities such as the Bi-Annual General Membership




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         Meeting and Board of Directors meetings.

    3.   Work in collaboration with the Communications Secretary to inform all FUY members of activities and functions




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         sponsored by sources outside the club, but available to FUY participants as a member in good standing of the
         Association.

    4.   Maintain inventory and control records of all property of the Association.




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    8.   Represent FUY at functions of all playing leagues in which FUY has enrolled as an affiliate, associate, or team
         member concerning issues related to club participation.

    5.   Coordinate all publicity related to the overall Association’s mission and purpose, Executive Board appointed
         committees, and other organization-wide operations and functions of the Association as well as review and approve
         all team-specific publicity and forward to appropriate publishing source.

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         Forward all communication regarding club activities to the FUY webmaster to keep FUY members informed about
         the Association’s operations.
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Communications Secretary
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   1. To facilitate communication throughout FUY.

    2.   Record, prepare, distribute and maintain a permanent written record of the minutes of the meetings of the Executive
         Board, the Bi-Annual Planning Meeting and special meetings, if any, as called by the President.
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    3.   Maintain a current mailing list of General Members, Playing Members, Executive Board, and Team Council
         Representatives, with data provided through the Team Council Representatives and registration materials.

    4.   Ensure that each Executive Board member and Team Council Representative is furnished with or directed to a
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         current copy of the Rules of Play and By-Laws of FUY when he/she assumes that position.

    5.   Attend all meetings of the Executive Board, the Bi-Annual Planning Meeting and special meetings, if any, called by
         the President.
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    6.   Ensure that each Executive Board member and Team Council Representative is furnished with or directed to
         notification of Executive Board meetings. As possible, notification should be at least one week in advance and may
         be done either by email, telephone, web site, or an announcement at a Board, Council, or special meeting.
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    7.   Maintain a record of attendance.

    8.   Advise the League Coordinator of any meetings that the Communications Secretary will not be able to attend and
         request that the League Coordinator assume his/her duties during his/her absence.




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Treasurer

         1. Prepare and present to the President an annual budget for the Operation of FUY, detailing the
            approved expenses incurred by the Association, and properly maintain appropriate financial
            records of the income and expenditures of the Association.

         2. Record the deposit of funds into the FUY authorized bank account.

         3. Prepare check requests, as needed, and forward to the President for distribution.

         4. Prepare a written financial report of Association fund receipts and expenditures, available for




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            review at each Executive Board meeting, Bi-Annual Planning Meeting, and by prior request
            and 15 days advance notice, at Team Council Meetings.




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         5. Prepare or coordinate the preparation of all necessary documents to be sent to the Internal
            Revenue Service and the Florida Department of Revenue.

         6. Prepare and maintain any and all documents pursuant to the Articles of Incorporation and the




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            tax-exempt Status of the Association.




General Membership Representative
   1. To facilitate communication throughout FUY.

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         Attend all meetings of the Executive Board, the Bi-Annual Planning Meeting and special meetings, if any, called by
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         the President, functioning as liaison between the FUY Board, General Members, Player Members, and Coaches
         concerning issues relating to FUY youth soccer in Flagler County, Florida.
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Article IX - Team Council Representative and Designated Alternate
The duties and responsibilities of the Team Council Representative and Designated Alternate are as follows:

    1.   Serve the Team Council for a term of one (1) year, or from appointment to May 31st of the following year.
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    2.   Assist and coordinate with the individual teams in fundraising and sponsorships for training fees, tournament fees,
         and other expenses associated in their participation in FUY and FYSA.

    3.   Attend Team Council Meetings and provide to the Executive Board recommendations to resolve issues and concerns
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         brought forth by the general membership of FUY.
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Article X - Coaches

Section 1 - Coaches
A Coach may be any individual holding an appropriate coaching certification/license at the minimum levels detailed below.
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Individuals must be in good standing with FUY and FYSA, have received approval from the Vice President (Director of
Coaching) regarding their Coaching Request submission, and are properly registered and approved by FYSA.

                                   FUY MINIMUM COACHING CERTIFICATIONS
                                     FOR ALL AGE GROUPS SERVED BY FUY

                                             2002/2003                2003/2004                 2004/2005
                   Required            Head Coach/Trainer        Head Coach/Trainer       Head Coach/Trainer


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              Certification/License       E license or above        E license or above         D license or above
                                             or equivalent             or equivalent              or equivalent
                                               (18 hrs.)                 (18 hrs.)                  (36 hrs.)

                                                                    Assistant Coach            Assistant Coach
                                                                    E license or above         E license or above
                                                                       or equivalent              or equivalent
                                                                         (18 hrs.)                  (18 hrs.)

                Recommended               Assistant Coach
              Certification/License       E license or above
                                             or equivalent




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Section 2 – Duties of the Coach
The duties and responsibilities of a FUY Coach are as follows:




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    1.   Serve the Team Council for a term of one (1) year, or from appointment to May 31st of the following year.

    2.   Become familiar with and abide by the FYSA By-Laws, FIFA Rules, and FUY Rules Modifications, as well as the
         Rules of Play for league playing partners.

    3.   Abide by the FYSA Coaches Code of Ethics, encouraging good sportsmanship at all times.

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         Be solely responsible for the financial management of their assigned team as well as day-to-day operations,
         including, but not limited to naming, fee structures, scheduling, training, assignments, playing league affiliations,
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         activities, etc.

    5.   Secure sponsors or provide fundraising activities, as needed, to fulfill financial obligations to the team.
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    6.   Maintain proper financial records showing all team transactions, subject to review by the Executive Board
         upon request.

    7.   Serve or appoint one (1) Team Council Representative and one (1) Designated Alternate from the General Members
         associated with the respective team within 10 days of team declaration and provide personal data on the service or
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         appointment(s) to the Communications Secretary.

    8.   Serve or appoint one (1) Registration Assistant within 10 days of team declaration and provide personal data on the
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         service or appointment to the Communications Secretary.


Article XI - Advisory Roles
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Advisors to the Association shall include those persons with skills and/or knowledge of soccer that can add to the betterment
of FUY, its teams, coaching staff, and/or overall organization. Currently, two (2) advisory roles are defined, Treasurer and
Immediate Past President.
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Section 1 - Immediate Past President
The Immediate Past President shall:

    1.   Provide continuity and advice to the Association’s President, Team Council, and the Executive Board.

    2.   Serve on committees and in other capacities at the request of the President.

    3.   Serve as a non-voting member to the Executive Board, pending approval of the Executive Board.

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Section 2 - Other Advisory Roles
Other Advisory Roles may be recommended by the FUY President, Executive Board, or Team Council, for approval by the
Executive Board, from time to time, to achieve the Purpose of FUY as detailed in Article II. All Advisors shall be supervised
by and responsible to the FUY President, or by an Executive Board delegate appointed by the FUY President.


Article XII – Performance/Non-performance of Duties

Section 1 – Capability and Willingness
All elected Officers should be fully capable and willing to perform assigned duties.




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Any Officer or Executive Board member, absent from three consecutive meetings, may thereby forfeit his/her right to hold
office for the remainder of their term. When the Executive Board deems it appropriate that an Officer or Board Member
should be replaced, the President shall set forth an appointment to fulfill the unexpired term of the office, with
approval/disapproval by majority vote of the Executive Board. If the President is to be replaced under these circumstances,
then the Vice President shall assume the position of President and shall set forth an appointment for Vice President for the




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unexpired term of that office, with approval/disapproval by majority vote of the Executive Board. Except in the situation of
short-term incapacity or illness, the President would further forfeit his/her right to hold the office of Immediate Past
President.


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If a vacancy occurs in any Officer position except that of the President, the President shall set forth an appointment for the
vacancy and the Executive Board, with a majority vote, shall approve/disapprove the appointment for the balance of the term.
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Section 4 - Recall
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In the event that an officer/s of FUY fails in their responsibilities and obligations to the Association and its membership, a
meeting of the FUY Board shall be called to conduct a recall. The President and/or Vice President (in the case of a recall of
the President), shall set forth an appointment to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term, with
approval/disapproval by majority vote of the Executive Board.

Such a meeting may be called by any Board or Council member presenting a petition signed by two-thirds of the Board and
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Council members asking for a recall of the officer/s. A majority vote of those Board and Council members present shall
prevail. A quorum for such a recall and new appointment shall consist of four (4) members of the Executive Board and a
majority of the Team Council Representatives.
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Article XIII - Bi-Annual Planning Meeting
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Section 1 - Notification
The President of the Association shall call a meeting of general interest, to be known as the Bi-Annual Planning Meeting, in
May and November of each year. Written notification will be given to Flagler Palm Coast News-Tribune and Flagler Times
and other media outlets in Flagler County as deemed appropriate by the Registrar/League Coordinator for general
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publication. Further notice will be attempted in good faith to be given to the FYSA District Commissioner and all current
FUY Officers, Executive Board Members, and Team Council Representatives via email, telephone, web site, or personal
contact. Officers, Executive Board Members, and Team Council Representatives and Designated Alternates may also provide
additional contact information to the Registrar/League Coordinator for others they feel may have an interest in attending
these planning meetings.




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Section 2 – Voting Representation
Voting representation at the Bi-Annual Planning Meetings shall be limited to General Members, as defined in Article III,
present and in attendance, and in good standing with the Association.


Section 3 – Quorum and Majority Vote
A quorum shall consist of any number of General Members in attendance who are in good standing with the Association. A
majority vote of this quorum is fully binding to the Association and its Officers.


Article XIV - Team Council Meetings




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The Team Council will meet at its discretion, with a minimum (1) week advance notice provided to all Team Council
Representatives, the President, and the Registrar/League Coordinator.




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Article XV - Executive Board Meetings
The Executive Board will meet a minimum of once per month, or may waive its right to do so.




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Article XVI - Amendments

Section 1 – Quorum and Notification
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A quorum shall consist of five (5) eligible Executive Board members who are in good standing with the Association. This
Constitution may be amended only by a majority vote of eligible Executive Board members present and only at a Bi-Annual
Planning Meeting. Notification of any proposed changes must be presented and distributed to the Executive Board, prior to
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the Bi-Annual Planning Meeting.
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Section 2 – Effective Date
Approved Amendments or changes to the Constitution shall take effect at the discretion of the President, or no later than
thirty days (30) following the approval vote.


Article XVII – Rules of Play
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The Executive Board, in conjunction with the By-Laws, shall adopt FUY Rules of Play, based on FIFA Laws, FUY
modifications and additional rules which shall be deemed necessary. FUY Rules of Play shall assist the FUY Board, Team
Council, Coaches, Advisory Staff, and General Members in fulfilling the Purpose of FUY (as detailed in Article II), in
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promoting quality soccer, and in providing a safe, competitive, and sportsmanlike experience for the FUY Playing Members.

FUY Rules of Play includes, but is not limited to:
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   1. Affiliation
   2. Player Registration
   3. Game Officials
   4. Laws of the Game
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   5. Rules of Play
   6. Selection, Qualifications and Training of Coaches
   7. Player Selection and Team Assignments
   8. Coaching, Player, Team, and Parent Regulations




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Article XVIII - Savings Clause
If any word, phrase, sentence, or other provision of this Constitution or its application to any person or circumstance is held
invalid, the invalidity shall not affect the other words, phrases, sentences, or provisions of the Constitution and are declared
to be severable.


Article XIX - Dissolution
In the case of the dissolution of Flagler United Youth Soccer, Inc., all assets shall be liquidated and distributed to a like
organization dedicated to amateur youth athletics, whose purpose and goals are similar to Flagler United Youth Soccer, Inc.




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