skip navigation

Complaints & Appeals

[Updated: 11/18/2016]

COMPLAINT
The formal complaint process addresses violations of policies and/or rules that may result in the suspension of violator(s) from participation in MYSA, US Youth Soccer, USSF or FIFA authorized or sanctioned activities. Complaints that are not fully submitted or that deal with on-the-field judgment calls by the referee will not be investigated.

Grievances and/or protests related to competitive league play are to be forwarded to the appropriate Competitive Representative and/or League Commissioner for any appropriate action.

Any other grievances, that do not deal with league related matters, will be handled by Minnesota Youth Soccer Association’s Executive Director.

Individuals or organizations wishing to submit a formal complaint must do so in writing utilizing the MYSA Complaint Form.

APPEALS
Any person or group (team, club, league, Board, etc.) that has been suspended may request an Appeal of their suspension by submitting such request in writing to the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association Executive Director.

SUSPENSION
Temporary withdrawal of rights and privileges such as, but not limited to: the right to play, coach or otherwise administer or participate (directly or indirectly) in the game of affiliated soccer. Any person or group (team, club, league, Board, etc.) that has been suspended shall be in less than good standing for the entire term of the suspension with all rights and privileges withdrawn unless specifically stated otherwise by the suspending authority. Suspension of Member Clubs, teams, players and officials imposed by this association shall be recognized by all affiliated organizations within USSF after proper notification.

The following have received disciplinary sanctions by MYSA:

Name Club Sanction Time Period
Cameron Beatty 3rd degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Life
Eric Hawkins 1st & 2nd degree Sexual Assault Life
Hai Vu Referee Assault Life