Member Update - August 25


Aug. 25, 2022


Save the Date: November SSA Leadership Sessions 

We invite you to mark November 5-6, 2022 in your calendars as the in-person Fall sessions to be hosted in Saskatoon. Further details and links to register will be provided in the coming weeks.
 

Featured Member Education Opportunity  

Looking to grow your organizational capacity in the world of marketing and communications? Seeking to build a strategic marketing plan that supports your organization’s overall goals and helps you attract, retain, and grow stakeholders?
 
SSA and FSQ Sport are excited to announce a partnership together offering Member Organizations access to education about Marketing and Communications. 
 
This training program focuses on 3 areas of professional growth:  
1. How to evaluate your strategic position, assess opportunities, overcome decision traps, and plan strategic action to drive results. 
2. How to hone communication and marketing skills to align with organization goals. 
3. How to build leadership skills needed to be effective in leading people and orchestrating change across the organization.
If your organization is interested in being a part of this ongoing opportunity or would like to learn more, please contact e.senger@sasksoccer.com to declare your interest and sign up for the online information session scheduled for later in September.  

RAMP Indoor Season Set-up Webinar and Q&A - September 6

This webinar is for any new or returning member organization registrars, administrators, volunteers, or staff that wish to learn about setting up the Indoor 2022-23 RAMP registration season. The webinar will be 1 hour and allow time for questions. 
Preregistration is required: 

MAP Grant Follow Up Deadline - September 30

The deadline to submit the MAP follow up is September 30. 
To ensure you get the most out of your MAP Grant Funding, watch our 2019 Prerecorded Follow-up Webinar.
 
Or register for one of the two upcoming MAP Grant follow up webinars: 
 
Or 
 
If you have questions or would like to have your follow-up reports reviewed for advice on how to maximize your funding, please email Eden Senger (e.senger@sasksoccer.com) to schedule a time between now and September 15. Alternatively, if you require an extension or need to revise your MAP grant application, please email Eden Senger (e.senger@sasksoccer.com) by September 15.
 
Please consult the MAP Grant webpage for more information and follow up reports: http://sasksoccer.com/content/member-assistance-program-map  
 

Team Saskatchewan Squads finish sixth and tenth, respectively at the 2022 Canada Games in Niagara 

After two weeks of fierce competition at the 2022 Canada Games, both Team Sask squads are returning with many fond memories and experiences from the games.
 
Male Squad: After facing Northwest Territories (W 3-1) and Ontario (L 0-3), the team would face Manitoba in the Qualification round of play. The team battled hard to a 3-1 victory and faced off versus British Columbia for 5th place in the country. British Columbia would come away the victor that match with a 5-1 score. Team Sask would finish their trip with a 6th place finish, competition high scoring honours for Malik Darbi (Regina,SK), and a lot of pride as a team.
 
Female Squad: Team Sask would face some stiff western competition in their first round of play, dueling with Alberta (L 0-8) and Manitoba (L 0-4) and was slotted to play versus Yukon and Newfoundland in the placement round. The squad would come away victorious versus Yukon (W 5-1) and would push Newfoundland to penalty kicks with two late goals. The team were unable to capitalize and lost in PK’s 2-0. The squad would finish 10th in the competition.
   
Officials: Six officials from the province were appointed to matches over the two-week event. Tip of the hat to Ian Adams, Mattias Diederichsen, Theo Diederichsen, Vincent Morelli, Nicole Rapin, and Shukwia Tajik.
 
 
Visit Everyone’s Game Resource Centre in our bi-weekly communication to find informational and inspirational articles, member interviews, and developmental opportunities.? 
 
Educational Resource: Anti-racism in Coaching eLearning module now available for free! 
The sport community has embraced our new Anti-racism in coaching educational module which aims to increase awareness and understanding of racist and anti-racist practices in sport.
 
Accessible coach education that contributes to positive and inclusive sport environments and the prevention of maltreatment is a priority for the CAC. To remove barriers to accessing much needed education in the sport system, effective August 1, 2022 the Anti-racism in Coaching eLearning module will be offered to the coaching community for free. The module will remain free until March 31, 2023 

Staffing Updates

Welcome Kellin Enslev!  
SSA is happy to introduce Kellin Enslev as the new Coordinator of Competitions. Kellin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the areas of events management, competitions development, and partnership growth. His areas of responsibility will include Provincial Championships delivery, tournament sanctioning, SSA events development and management, and partnership development. He can be contacted at 306-519-1618 and k.enslev@sasksoccer.com . Kellin will start September 1, 2022.
 
Staffing Position Update - Registration and Member Services Update  
Please note that moving forward, Eden Senger has accepted the role of Coordinator of Member Services. Into the future, all Registrar related communications and management will be directed to Michele Matthews. Contact details for both staff can be found below: 
Eden Senger email: e.senger@sasksoccer.com 
Michele Mathews email: m.mathews@sasksoccer.com
 
Join Our Team - Saskatchewan Soccer Association Coach & Technical Operations: Join our technical team! Click here for complete details about the posting
 

Coaching Education

Upcoming C-Licence Workshops 
The C Licence workshop is the entry-level course for Canada Soccer's Advanced Coach Education Program. The course is split into two parts, online theory, and in-person practical training. Coaches must first complete the online theory before they can attend the in-person practical.  
Registration is now open for the following dates.  
C-Licence ONLINE THEORY  
September 6,13,20,27,2022 - Our Fall C-Licence Theory will be delivered in four 90 min synchronous sessions running from 7-8:30 pm each Thursday night.   
C-Licence PRACTICAL ON-FIELD WORKSHOP 
Saskatoon - September 30 and October 1, 2022 
Weyburn - November 4 and 5, 2022 
 
*Registration is now open and available through your RAMP registration portal. 
 
For 2022, Canada Soccer is very pleased to extend the opportunity to each Member Association to invite member organizations (clubs and academies in membership, either directly or through District or Regional Associations) to submit a letter of intent to apply for the Canada Soccer National Youth Club Licence under the Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program. 
Organizations interested in submitting a letter of intent, may do so by completing the information in the link below and uploading a signed letter by August 31, 2022.
  
 
After August 31, organizations submitting a Declaration of Intent will be provided with access to the Canada Soccer Club Licensing System and National Youth Club Licence Application Package, which must be submitted to Canada Soccer by November 1, 2022, to proceed to the review process.
 
Additional information on the Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program, including the specific requirements of the National Youth Club Licence are available within the Play section on the Canada Soccer website.  
Should you require any additional information or have questions about the Club Licensing Program or National Youth Club Licence application processes, please contact me at 306-203-4620 or dnutt@canadasoccer.com. 

RAMP Updates  

RAMP Satisfaction: We ask that only one survey be submitted on behalf of each Member Organization/entity with a RAMP registration site. 
Please answer the questions as honestly and constructively as you can. The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete.  
Deadline: September 30, 2022 

SSA Calendar of Events & Deadlines

Recordings of past webinars and COVID-19 member calls can be found on our YouTube Channel.
See our full Calendar of Events on our website.
August 27 & 28: Team SK NAIG Tryouts (North Battleford)
September 6,13,20,27: C-Licence Online Theory Sessions
September 10 & 11: Team SK NAIG Tryouts (Prince Albert)
November 5 & 6: SSA Fall Member Sessions (Saskatoon)

Upcoming Events


Feb. 22, 2023 to Feb. 25, 2023

Saskatchewan Winter Games
Regina, SK
Futsal Competition (U16 - 2007/2008)

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Mar. 03, 2023 to Mar. 05, 2023

SaskTel S4L 6-Aside Provincial Championships
Regina, SK

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Mar. 10, 2023 to Mar. 12, 2023

Adult Futsal Provincial Championships
Saskatoon, SK

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