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Symposium Overview



The 26th Annual Soccer Symposium will be held over an eleven-day period from January 11 - January 30, 2022.

This will be our second virtual event and most talks and will be found (after the event) on the NCYSA YouTube Channel linked here.


All NCYSA Annual General Meeting (AGM - 1/30/2022) information can be found here. 

Please find a list of topics here. Zoom Registration Links are included.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

January 11 - "Shut Up Already!" - Brian Barlow - Respect, and Referee Attrition and Abuse
January 13 - Coach for Community - Bill Furjanic
January 25 - Best Practices for Collaboration Between Parks and Recreation & Youth Soccer Clubs - Richard Frazier, Wilson Youth Soccer Association and Wilson Parks and Recreation Department
January 26 - Soccer Resilience - Strengthen Our Sport - and People - Through Mental Fitness - Dr. Brad Miller, Psy.D; Matt Spear, former Captain NCAA Div I team, Head Coach, Pro Team President/GM

January 27 - Charlotte FC, Driving Growth Through Sport and Community Outreach - Shawn McIntosh, Chief Fan  Officer  - We apologize for the lateness of the notice, but this session has been rescheduled for THUR, January 27 at 7:00 p.m. If you pre-registered, your registration is still valid and we'll send another invitation next week!

Required Topics (by invitation - (you will receive an email from the program administrators):

January 12 - Risk Management
January 19 - Discipline and Appeals
January 20 and January 29 - Head Registrar Workshop - Please register through the NCYSA database for one of the two sessions. Class information and link will be included within the registration.
January 29 - Presidents Meeting
January 30 - Annual General Meeting

You may email Mark Moore with questions.

When is the 2022 NCYSA Soccer Symposium?

The Symposium will be held January 11-30, 2022. 

Webinars begin on January 11, with the NCYSA AGM to be held Sunday, January 30.

The 2022 Symposium will be a virtual event. Please click here for a schedule of Topics.


Who Attends the Symposium and What are the Topics Offered?

The Symposium  consists of three mandatory sessions. Those are generally attended by invitation from their respective organizations.

All other webinars are open to our membership! All webinars are free of charge.

The Symposium consists of webinars in the following topics:

  • Mandatory Presidents Meeting (January 29)
  • Mandatory Risk Management Meeting (January 12)
  • Mandatory Discipline and Appeals Meeting (January 19)
  • SRI (Sportsmanship and Respect Initiative) - "Shut Up Already!" - January 11
  • Coaching Education - Coach for Community - January 13
  • Charlotte FC - Driving Growth Through Sport and Community Outreach - January 18
  • Head Registrar Workshop (Invitation only) - January 20 or January 29
  • Best Practices for Collaboration Between Parks and Recreation & Youth Soccer Clubs - January 25
  • Soccer Resilience - January 26
  • NCYSA Annual General Meeting - January 30


Is There a Charge for the Symposium?

Webinars and sessions are free to the attendees/invitees. Click here to view the Symposium Schedule.

How Do We Attend a Virtual Class?

First, view the Topics/Schedule Link for the webinar/workshop you are interested in attending. There, you will find links to register for the Webinar. 

Once registered, keep the Zoom link where you can find it, and attend the class when scheduled. 

Once you are within 15 minutes or so of the class beginning, click on the Zoom link you received, you will be allowed to join the session, and enjoy.

NOTE: Please keep your MIC muted. Questions can be directed via a chat. Those questions will be relayed to the Speaker/Presenter and answered after the session.