What Is Tennessee Soccer?
Tennessee Soccer's MISSION:
-We make a difference. We serve. We lead. We inspire.
Tennessee Soccer's VISION:
-To be the Premier State Soccer Association known for Partnerships, Promotion, and Pioneering the next movement of soccer.
Soccer in the state of Tennessee is exploding. Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA) was founded nearly 40 years ago (1976) by aficionados of the game to advance and promote soccer at all levels in a state well known for American football and baseball. It has caught hold and proven that it's the most popular game in the world, and the fastest growing youth sport in the United States.
Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA) is the National State Association member of United States Soccer Federation (USSF), United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA), and United States Amateur Soccer Association (USASA). We are a not-for-profit Tennessee corporation, allowing tax deductible donations and contributions to the fullest extent of the law.
We have a current membership base of over 50,000 registered players, primarily youth, and approximately 5,000 active coaches, referees, and administrators through our network of over 105 local member organizations across the state.
Tennessee Soccer actively promotes the game through the following programs and services:
- Recreational, Competitive and Adult Player Registration (USYSA and USASA)
- Liability and Directors & Officers Insurance Coverage
- Secondary Accident Insurance Coverage for Youth and Amateurs
- Background Checks and Sexual Awareness Training
- Risk Management Counseling, Advice and Resources
- Coaches Training and Licensing for Member Clubs
- Youth Player Development Programs and Initiatives
- Youth Olympic Development Programs (ODP) for Boys and Girls
- State, Regional and National Competitions for Youth and Adults
- Recreational Events
- Newsletters and Information
- Online Flash Stores
- Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities
- Conduct and Discipline Management
- Tournament and Travel Sanctioning
- Referee Training and Certification