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Semi Annual General Meeting (SAGM)

New Affiliates | Of the Year Awards

The Georgia Soccer Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM) takes place every summer. All Georgia Soccer affiliates are required to have a representative at each meeting. 

With Covid-19 presenting difficult times for all of us, and out of consideration for our members, Georgia Soccer (GSSA) has planned to host the Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM) in a virtual environment.  Our meeting is scheduled for Saturday, August 8, and we will be utilizing both Zoom and eBallot to fulfill our meeting and voting needs.

Please see below for relevant information to help you prepare for our virtual SAGM!



Meeting Links

Adult Council Meeting -

General Council & Youth Council Meeting


Adult Council Meeting - Meeting starts at 9:15 am 
General Council Meeting - Meeting starts at 10:00 am 
Youth Council Meeting - Meeting starts after the General Council

Rule and Bylaw Changes

For consideration at the 2020 Semi Annual General Meeting on August 1st (moved to August 8th and to be held virtually), members may submit proposed changes to the Georgia Soccer Bylaws and the Rules and Regulations. 

Proposed changes to the Georgia Soccer Bylaws were accepted from:

  • Officers of Georgia Soccer affiliates
  • Georgia Soccer Board of Directors
  • Georgia Soccer Life Members​

Proposed changes to the rules and policies, including the Adult Council Policy, Adult Policies and Procedures, Youth Council Policy and the Youth Rules and Regulations were made by:

  • Officers of Georgia Soccer affiliates
  • Committee Chairs
  • Georgia Soccer Board of Directors​​​
All proposed changes were due by June 15, 2020.  Please see below to review the proposed Youth rules changes and proposed Bylaw changes.

New Affiliates

Sidekicks Futbol Academy - Brookhaven, GA

Augusta Arsenal Soccer Club - Augusta, GA

Of the Year Awards

To better synchronize our Of the Year Awards with the regional and national calendars, we decided to move our recognition from the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to the Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM).

We are happy to congratulate the following winners of our 2020 Of the Year Awards!

  • Youth Administrator of the Year - Brian Jackson
  • Boys Competitive Coach of the Year - Joey Syfert
  • Girls Competitive Coach of the Year - Brian Lukasiewicz
  • Recreational Coach of the Year - Diego Ordaz
  • Adult Coach of the Year - Dr. Felipe Lobelo
  • Female Young Referee of the Year - Payton Babb
  • Male Young Referee of the Year - Michael O'Reilly
  • Mike Burnett Award Winners - Tarver Pyke & Deidra Alexander
We are happy to congratulate the following Georgia Soccer Scholarship Winners!
  • Hall of Fame Scholarship - Catherine Watry
  • Board of Directors Scholarship Winners - Madeline McCurry & Anna Poole
  • Rich Freeman Scholarship Winners - Dylan Kyle & SaeJin Mallon