The North Branford Soccer Club is a volunteer organization and its success is directly related to how many parents & adults are willing to give a little of their time to make a great soccer experience for the youth of North Branford. Not only will your child benefit, but over 100 North Branford children benefit from our program. It is also a great chance for you to become involved in our community while making some lifelong friendships.
As you will see from the list below, most positions require no experience or soccer expertise.
Still unsure? Come to our monthly board meetings to learn more about the inner workings of the club and hear about some of the areas that need help (typically held the 3rd Tuesday of every month @ 7pm at one of the town libraries, email NBSC President Al Johnson @
if you are interested in attending a board meeting to confirm day and time).
CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (many of these positions are open or are currently filled by current board members taking them on as additional responsibilities; any one of the areas below can use MORE HELP!!):
Secretary elected position; records the minutes of each meeting and responsible for any and all correspondence on behalf of the NBSC as directed by the membership, executive board, or the officers. The Secretary shall be responsible for the storage and retrieval of all minutes and correspondence of the NBSC.
Referee Assignor: Recruits and assigns referees for all NBSC home games; handles any issues related to refereeing during the season; summarizes and provides referee payment information to the Treasurer monthly.
Webmaster - Responsible for maintenance of the NBSC web site, including online registration, messages related to field closures and weather, and useful club information; also works with coaches and team managers to give online access and monitor content on team pages.
Camp Coordinator (New Position) - works with the Victory Soccer School to coordinate all planning, scheduling and registration of camps.
Sponsorship Coordinator (New Position) - responsible for obtaining company sponsors for the Club activities
Publicity Coordinator (New Position): responsible for all forms of publicity in the media as appropriate.
Fund Raising Coordinator - responsible for devising and instituting fund raising activities for NBSC.
PERMANENT BOARD POSITIONS:
President: elected position; oversees all aspects of running the club; setting goals, direction and objectives; working with town officials for the growth and betterment of the club. Currently Al Johnson
Vice-President: elected position; fills the role of the president in their absence; assists in all matters of running the club. Currently Cindy Sorrentino
Treasurer: elected position; has custody of all funds and maintains all financial records of the club; responsible for filing of all regulatory requirements. Currently Joseph Criscuolo
Secretary elected position; records the minutes of each meeting and responsible for any and all correspondence on behalf of the NBSC as directed by the membership, executive board, or the officers. The Secretary shall be responsible for the storage and retrieval of all minutes and correspondence of the NBSC. OPEN
Registrar: responsible for collecting all player registration information; providing registration data to our governing bodies in accordance with their requirements; produce certified team rosters; verify the accuracy of registration fees billed by CJSA Currently Rhonda Yeager
District Representative: acts as liason between NHSC and CJSA South Central District; attends district meetings and reports back to the club on any changes or issues impacting the club. Currently Edward Preiss
Travel Coordinator: oversee day-to-day operations of the travel programs; make determinations on number of teams and assign players to teams; communication with divisional representatives; address issues that arise within the the travel program; work closely with Uniform/Equipment and Field coordinators to ensure all teams have proper equipment Currently Lori Connelly
Referee Assignor: Recruits and assigns referees for all NBSC home games; handles any issues related to refereeing during the season; summarizes and provides referee payment information to the Treasurer monthly. Currently Joseph Criscuolo
Inhouse Program Coordinator: oversee day-to-day operations of in-town programs (clinic, U8, U10 intown); make determinations on number of teams and assign players to teams; address issues that arise within the programs; ensure all programs have proper equipment/uniforms. Currently Penny Riggione/Juli Cioffi-Smith
Equipment/Uniform Coordinator: Responsible for the buying and distribution of uniforms, game equipment and first aid kits; keeping track of inventory of all equipment; collecting and storing all returnable items during the off-season. Collects all player uniform orders; coordinates the purchase and distribution of all uniforms; follows up on any uniform issues; periodically obtains updated pricing quotes. Currently Suzanne D'Albero
Field Coordinator: responsible for scheduling of all club fields; making decisions on use of fields in inclement weather; communication with the town's Park & Recreation and Public Works Departments, including submitting semi-annual requests for field use; communicating safety and other issues regarding field conditions including nets and lines; requesting in-door gym space for winter programs. Currently Lori Connelly