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  1. 1. Strategic Development Process Outcomes Phases Summit Results: Strategic Framework Priorities for Action Next Steps
  2. 2. STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PROCESS Outcomes <ul><ul><li>Clear strategic directions that will assist The OSA in better serving member needs, member recruitment, member retention and building success for the future </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A strong relationship among the various parts of the Ontario soccer community, with a sense of family or team working together </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A positive impression and better understanding of what services it can provide to assist districts, leagues, clubs, and other members and stakeholders of the Ontario Soccer Association </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PROCESS PHASES <ul><li>Phase 1: Consultation Feb - May 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>21 District Consultations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Focus Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-line Survey completed by over 1200 respondents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phase 2: Play Soccer Summit June 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>82 delegates from across Ontario </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phase 3 July - Nov 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic & Business Plans Approved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plans presented to Members </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phase 4: November onward </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation and Monitoring of Plans </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. PLAY SOCCER SUMMIT OUTCOMES <ul><li>Developed a Vision and Values for soccer in Ontario </li></ul><ul><li>Refined a Mission Statement and Operating Principles for The OSA </li></ul><ul><li>Agreed on Strategic Outcomes and Priorities for Action for The OSA for 2006 - 2010 </li></ul>
  5. 5. VISION FOR SOCCER IN ONTARIO <ul><li>Soccer is Ontario’s sport of choice, the game everyone wants to play . Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer provides an enjoyable experience in a safe environment, accessible to all, and contributes to a healthy lifestyle. Players are at the centre of decision making, with players’ needs and aspirations guiding the directions of the game. Trained and competent coaches and referees support players allowing all involved to achieve their full potential. </li></ul>
  6. 6. VISION FOR SOCCER IN ONTARIO (cont) <ul><li>Committed and capable administrators work together as a team to guide the development and promotion of the game. Clarity of roles and responsibilities ensures efficient use of human and financial resources and positive working relationships. </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer, the world’s game, is recognized and valued in Ontario for its contribution to developing individuals and communities. As a result it has a huge fan base and public support. </li></ul>
  7. 7. VALUES FOR SOCCER IN ONTARIO <ul><li>Player-centred: Players are the primary focus in the development of the game of soccer. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoyable: Having fun is an integral part of a rewarding soccer experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusive: Soccer welcomes all who wish to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity and Ethical Behaviour: Soccer promotes fair play, high moral principles and professional standards. </li></ul><ul><li>Respect: Soccer builds a respect for others. </li></ul><ul><li>Community Pride: Soccer contributes to developing healthy and responsible individuals, with a sense of pride for to their communities. </li></ul>
  8. 8. MISSION OF THE OSA <ul><li>The Ontario Soccer Association provides leadership and support for the advancement of soccer in collaboration and cooperation with its members, partners and other stakeholders by providing exceptional and sustainable programs and services. </li></ul>
  9. 9. OPERATING PRINCIPLES FOR THE OSA <ul><li>The OSA will conduct its business using the following principles: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Operating in a spirit of collaboration and cooperation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Recognizing the diversity among members and treating all fairly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Providing timely and accurate communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Being open, transparent, and accountable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Being an efficient and effective business with a strong customer focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encouraging the highest standards of excellence and professionalism. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. THE OSA STRATEGIC OUTCOMES <ul><li>1. Facilities: Increased availability and affordability of soccer facilities. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Cooperation and Communication: Improved communication and cooperation among members, partners and other soccer stakeholders. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Volunteer Development: Increased number of capable volunteers and administrators for District Associations, clubs, leagues, and The OSA. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Coach Development: Increased number of qualified and capable soccer coaches, particularly at the grass roots level. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Referee Development: Increased number of qualified and capable soccer referees . </li></ul>
  11. 11. THE OSA STRATEGIC OUTCOMES (cont.) <ul><ul><li>Organizational Development: Increased administrative and management capacity of the network of organizations involved in developing and delivering soccer in Ontario. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability : Established financial, human resources and governance structure capable of initiating and implementing the plans and priorities of the OSA. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Player Development: Enhanced development of high performance athletes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion: Increased recognition of the benefits of soccer for all within The OSA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School-based Soccer: Increased participation in school-based soccer programs. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. SUMMIT RECOMMENDATIONS Quick Successes (completed by November AGM) <ul><ul><li>1. OSA Website improvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approve a Zero Tolerance Policy on abuse of referees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocacy package to lobby decision makers in upcoming elections for more facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote the Play Soccer initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Circulate a calendar of dates of what The OSA requires when </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Survey clubs and DA to find out what material resources, e.g., Admin Handbooks, are available, and share them among all </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. SUMMIT RECOMMENDATIONS Priority Actions 2006 - 2008 <ul><ul><li>1. Support clubs and DA by providing templates, club manual, job descriptions, policies, tools for planning and measuring outcomes, on-line forms, etc. and share best practices and lessons learned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Clearly define the roles, responsibilities and accountabilities of DAs, clubs, and The OSA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Help DA, leagues, clubs, and other members and partners to lobby for more and better facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Implement a zero tolerance policy on abuse of referees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5. Prepare a Tool Kit on volunteer recruitment, screening, training and retention </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Strategic Development Process Next Steps <ul><li>DRAFT REPORT with an implementation strategy will be provided and reviewed presented at September Board Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>District Associations will be requested to review </li></ul><ul><li>Association to host an organizational development session OCTOBER 13,14,15, 2006 in the GTA (site to be confirmed). </li></ul><ul><li>This session will included each member of the Board plus one invited guest from each District Association. </li></ul><ul><li>The primary focus of the October session will be to prepare a final Strategic Framework for The Association to be released at the Annual Meeting in November. </li></ul>