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  United States Soccer Federation
As the governing body of soccer in all its forms in the United States, U.S. Soccer has helped chart the course for the sport in the USA for 90 years.
U.S. Soccer is a non-profit, largely volunteer organization with much of its business administered by a national council of elected officials representing four administrative arms: youth players 19 years of age and under; adult players over the age of 19; the professional division and athletes.
This plan continues to emphasize the Federation’s commitment to player and facility development that was introduced in Phase I. It also elaborates on the Federation's main initiatives and charts the course for the Federation to invest in and grow the sport of soccer for the future and for the benefit of all of its members.
www.soccerhall.org /US_NationalTeamRec_Intro.htm   (1859 words)

  United States Soccer Federation
The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) is the official governing body of the sport of soccer in the United States.
The USSF is also responsible for sanctioning referees and soccer tournaments for most soccer leagues in the United States.
The WUSA held soccer festivals in the summer of 2004 to raise both awareness and revenue.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/u/un/united_states_soccer_federation.html   (313 words)

 National Soccer Hall of Fame
Established in 1979, the National Soccer Hall of Fame houses an extensive archive of memorabilia associated with soccer in the United States.
Recognizing that there are thousands of soccer players and builders deserving public recognition for their contributions to soccer, the National Soccer Hall of Fame is willing to assist state and local soccer organizations in plans to create their own soccer hall of fame starting with this manual.
The American Soccer History Archives are a comprehensive repository of information, statistics and essays relating to all aspects of the history of soccer in the United States from the 1860's to the present.
www.soccerhall.org /Library_Index.htm   (1167 words)

 United States Futsal Federation - USFF National Board of Directors
Under the banner of United States Soccer, U.S Futsal is the National Governing Body of the sport of Futsal (indoor soccer) in the United States.
John Murphy, was elected Vice-President of United States Futsal in 2002 and re-elected in 2004.
As a referee, an instructor, an assessor and an assignor for USSF, she served on the state referee committee as state assignor, state youth administrator and state referee administrator.
www.futsal.org /usffboard.htm   (1353 words)

Most of our LUYAA Soccer coaches (please contact the commissioner at soccer@luyaa.org if you would like to volunteer) are licensed and certified through the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and or the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).
LUYAA Soccer is a member of the Frederick County Youth Soccer Association, the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association, which, in turn, are members of the United States Soccer Federation.
The Soccer Tots program is for 3 and 4 year olds and is an entry level program designed to introduce youngsters to the fun of the sport of soccer.
www.luyaa.org /soccer.htm   (1269 words)

 Book: Soccer: How to Play the Game: The Official Playing and Coaching Manual of the United States Soccer Federation - ...
Soccer continues to grow in popularity in the United States, with another huge surge thanks to the U.S. Women's Team winning the World Cup in 1999.
Each is presented separately, with photographs and drawings of a player executing the skill, advice on how to perform it and when to use it, and most common mistakes.
Most importantly, the authors understand that kids are not just small adults--and they back up their understanding with advice on how to help kids fall in love with "the beautiful game." Published under the auspices of the United States Soccer Federation, Soccer: How to Play the Game will inspire coaches and players alike.
www.usingenglish.com /amazon/us/0789303388.html   (364 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Soccer For Dummies® (For Dummies): Books: Alexi Lalas,Inc., United States Soccer Federation,Michael Lewis
Whether you're a soccer mom or dad sitting on the sidelines or the next Brandi Chastain, Soccer For Dummies initiates you into the world of this popular international sport.
Soccer is a game that can be as frustrating as golf, as physical as football and hockey, as sporadic as baseball, and as graceful as basketball.
Whether you are a youth league player, a soccer parent, or a World Cup fan, here, at last, is the book you've been waiting for.
www.amazon.co.uk /gp/product/0764552295?tag=technically0b-21&link_code=sp1&camp=2025&dev-t=0T1Q3KQYBRP8TS6YAFR2   (449 words)

 SportsKnowHow.com - Soccer Rules - United States Soccer Federation - (USSF)
SportsKnowHow.com - Soccer Rules - U.S. Soccer Federation
Founded in 1863, the Football Association, as the governing body of football in England, is responsible for promoting and developing the game at every level.
The Football Association has been a Limited Company since 1903, thus, amendments to its rules are subject to the approval of its shareholders.
www.sportsknowhow.com /soccer/rules/the-football-association.html   (167 words)

The territory of the Iowa Soccer Association shall be the State of Iowa, and additional territories as granted by the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA), the United States Amateur Soccer Association (USASA) and by the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).
The ISA shall operate pursuant to the laws of the State of Iowa and the United States.
The United States Soccer Federation articles of incorporation, bylaws, policies, and requirements take precedence over and supersede the governing documents and decisions of the ISA and its members to the extent applicable under state law, and the ISA and its members will abide by those articles, bylaws, policies, and requirements.
www.iowasoccer.org /about_isa/constitution.htm   (1061 words)

 United States Soccer Federation v Complete Soccer Academy - Case No. 97325
The Complainant is a non-profit organization founded in 1913, which is devoted to developing soccer as a pre-eminent sport in the United States at all recreational and competitive levels.
The Complainant holds numerous registered trademarks at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including the word mark U.S. SOCCER, registered on May 28, 1996, as well as the design mark US SOCCER which was registered on August 20, 1995.
The Respondent is a soccer training academy which has been in operation since 1996,  offering schools and clinics in Florida and New York, with expansion plans.
www.arbforum.com /domains/decisions/97325.htm   (1304 words)

 United States National Soccer Players Association   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Had a similar event happened at a stadium in the United States, we have no doubt that the US Soccer Federation and the United States Olympic Committee would have issued immediate public apologies and would have taken action to be sure that such conduct would not happen in the future.
We treasure the fact that soccer is a means to bring together people of different backgrounds and heritage, not a battlefield for the airing of prejudices and hostilities.
Therefore, we are calling on the Mexican Soccer Federation, the Olympic Committee of Mexico, and the United States Soccer Federation to act within the spirit of competition and sportsmanship, to do the right thing by the players and their fans.
www.ussoccerplayers.com /exclusives/409527.html   (1124 words)

 usyouthsoccer.org - United States Youth Soccer Association
Although it was considered revolutionary at the time, the goal was to unite the worlds of youth soccer in the United States through a democratic structure to provide uniform rules and guidelines.
The 58th Annual USSF Council accepted and adopted the proposed documents at their 1974 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in New York City and thus officially formed and recognized US Youth Soccer as an affiliated, self-governing body for youth soccer in the United States.
The vision laid the groundwork for the various youth soccer organizations to join and bring the youth soccer community together and better the game, US Youth Soccer has grown into the largest youth sports organization in the United States.
www.usyouthsoccer.org /index.php?s=&url_channel_id=3&url_subchannel_id=&url_article_id=5&change_well_id=2   (351 words)

 Brighton Soccer League: Links   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The New York State West Youth Soccer Association (NYSWYSA) is the parent organization for over two hundred affiliated clubs and leagues in Western New York State.
The Rochester and District Soccer League (RDSL) is an adult amateur soccer league for the Rochester area.
The RDSL is the oldest continuous soccer league in the United States and has been in existence since 1913.
eteamz.active.com /brightonsoccer/links   (187 words)

 United Soccer Leagues (USL)
For many years, soccer afficionados in the United States, including the leadership of the United States Soccer Federation, the sports national governing body, have grappled with the issue of player development.
In a country as large as the United States, and with the sport of soccer growing on so many grassroots levels, the task of identifying the best players across America's 50 states has been a problem, which has been confounding the games experts.
The SYL pilot season in 1999 began with 16 teams in two major regions of the United States and expanded to 75 teams in five major regions in 2000.
supery.uslsoccer.com /about/QA/index_E.html   (1010 words)

 VYSA On-line
To provide uniform standards for soccer referees in the United States, the National Referee committee has adopted ten referee grades.
These grades supersede all grades which have previously been adopted by state associations and leagues so that uniform and comparative grading exists throughout the United States.
The United Soccer Federation grade and title of an official will be determined solely by the standards and examinations issued by the National Referee Committee and the Unitd States Soccer Federation Board od Directors.
www.vysa.com /referees/34864/index_E.html   (397 words)

 HUSA Soccer - League Information & Organization   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hurst United Soccer Association is a non-profit youth athletic organization sponsored by the City of Hurst.
HUSA is affiliated with the United States Soccer Federation by membership in the North Texas Soccer Association and is accredited by the United States Youth Soccer Association.
HUSA observes the standards and rules established by the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA), the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
hurstunitedsoccer.com /leagueinfo.html   (108 words)

 United States Soccer Federation Elects New Chief - BOB CONTIGUGLIA
States' most experienced soccer leaders, was elected president of U.S. Soccer August 22, 1998.
He was named in 1983 as the youth representative to the U.S. Soccer coaching committee, and just a year later he was appointed to a term as chairman of that body and was also named the Federation's delegate to the U.S. Olympic Committee.
In 1982, his boy's under-12 squad finished as runner-up in the Colorado State Cup, and his under-16 Colorado State Select Team were champions of the Rocky Mountain Regional Tournament, with six players being selected to the regional team.
www.lacancha.com /docbob2.html   (1215 words)

 San Francisco Soccer Referee Association - Main - Become a Referee
All USSF affiliates, including California Youth Soccer Association North (Youth) and California Soccer Association North (Amateur) leagues, require that all referees be certified by the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).
Any referee who was not registered with the U.S. Soccer Federation the previous year may be certified at the grade he previously held after taking and passing the written qualifying examination, fitness test, and assessments.
Once you are certified with the USSF, you must satisfy annual renewal requirements to retain your USSF certification.
www.sfsra.org /main/beref.lasso   (1021 words)

 Education Home Page
United Soccer Academy, Inc. provides an extensive service offering a concept of total soccer for the development of players aged 3 to 19.
We are professionals in our field and have a significant amount of experience within the game that we are fortunate and able to pass on to others.
United Soccer Academy’s philosophy was inspired by our own coaching experiences and coaching bodies such as the English, Scottish and Welsh Football Associations, United States Soccer Federation, National Soccer Coaches Association of America as well as many other teaching and education resources.
www.unitedsocceracademy.com /education/education_home.htm   (199 words)

 Soccer (American), Football (European): positions
What parents should do to help their children be successful at soccer.
United States Soccer Federation (USSF) A license coach (highest level available in the US).
USSF National Youth License coach (trained to teach coaches in the U6-U12 ages).
en.allexperts.com /q/Soccer-American-Football-329/positions.htm   (620 words)

 Open Directory - Sports: Soccer: CONCACAF: United States: Officiating   (Site not responding. Last check: )
National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association - To assist in the development of soccer as a major sport in the United States and to improve the quality of officiating at the College and High School levels.
San Francisco Soccer Referee Association - The San Francisco Soccer Referee Association is an organization founded for the recruitment, assistance and development of soccer referees, in association with and under the guidelines of the CNRA and USSF.
Shore Soccer Officials Association - The Association was created in 1961 to officiate high school soccer matches at all levels throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties.
dmoz.org /Sports/Soccer/CONCACAF/United_States/Officiating   (1096 words)

 Soccer, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Resource Guide
The PSCA is an organization of high school and college soccer coaches and other interested parties, whose purposes are to educate, provide service, promote and stimulate interest in the game of soccer in the state of Pennsylvania.
The United States Futsal Federation (USFF), under the banner of United States Soccer is the National Governing Body for Futsal in the United States.
WPSL is a national adult amateur league formed in 1998 as a regional amateur league serving the Western United States, sanctioned by the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).
www.clpgh.org /subject/sports/soccer.html   (509 words)

 Who Are We? - Mass Youth Soccer Association
The Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association (Mass Youth Soccer) is the official representative of the United States Soccer Federation (US Soccer), the national governing body for soccer in the United States, and United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) in Massachusetts.
Mass Youth Soccer exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for the youth of Massachusetts and to encourage the healthy development of those players.
These sponsorships indicate that youth soccer is a lucrative market for corporate America, and that Mass Youth Soccer is the type of organization that supports its sponsors in a professional manner.
www.mayouthsoccer.org /pages/121_who_are_we_.cfm   (482 words)

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