Steps in the Application Process...1) US Club Soccer sanctioning2) Submit online application & required attachments3) Initial club call w/ NorCal New Club Committee staff member to review process4) In-person club visit from New Club Committee member5) Presentation of member clubs at their RAC meeting. Must be attended by at least you DOC/Technical Director and preferably also your club President.6) Solicitation of online feedback survey from NorCal Premier member clubs7) Review of application by New Club Committee & recommendations sent to Board of Directors8) Membership decisions by NorCal Premier Board of Directors9) Accepted clubs sign NorCal Premier sanctioning agreement
Criteria Impact on Existing NorCal Member Clubs Geography & Facilities Overall Club Infrastructure Technical/Player Development Model Qualifications of Technical Leadership History of Youth Player Development Refereeing program History of Adherence to NorCal Code of Ethics & Policies Sanctioned by US Club Soccer
TimelineClubs applying for membership can submit applications during the following windows: February 1-15: Notification of acceptance or denial by April 12 August 1-15: Notification of acceptance or denial by December 1
The NorCal Premier Club Membership Committee and the NorCal Premier Board of Directors reserves the right to evaluate applications from clubs in strategic growth areas outside of the stated application windows.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED