President's Circle Continues to Honor Growing Regions
The AYSO President's Circle, a growth recognition honor that debuted in May 2012, is looking for new members in 2013.
award salutes AYSO Regions that have not only met, but exceeded their
commitment of delivering the AYSO experience to a greater number of
children and families. It's open to all AYSO Regions - small, large,
rural, urban, suburban, etc.
new President Circle members will be honored at the AYSO National
Annual General Meeting (NAGM), May 23-27, 2013 in Washington DC.
that qualify for the President's Circle honor must have grown their
player registration by a minimum of 25 percent in two consecutive years
or 75 players in cumulative growth (through April 30, 2013.) Regions
re-qualify each year for membership in the President's Circle.
and spring/summer-only programs will have their May 1 - June 30 player
registration from the previous Membership Year added in to give a full
two-year cumulative growth.
in 2013, an additional qualification opportunity has been developed for
Regions that may not meet the numerical criteria but have persevered in
the face of a significant challenge to the growth or viability of the
Recommendations for this category can be made by National
Development Commission, NBOD members, staff or at the discretion of the
National President. To submit an AYSO Region for consideration in this new category,
please send a brief nomination (less than 200 words) detailing why this Region
should be considered and send it to National Development Manager Pete MacPhail no later than March 30,
Every AYSO Region is faced with its own opportunities and challenges, but the vision is the same: to provide world-class youth soccer programs that enrich children's lives. The President's Circle honors those AYSO Regions that are delivering on that vision in special ways.