Formerly known as Kohl’s Cup, TSSA is extremely excited to partner with the Jackson Area Wide Soccer to host the Spring 2019 Cleveland Grimes Friendship Cup in Jackson,TN. The tournament dates will be June 1-2, 2019.
The Tennessee State Soccer Association held it’s yearly meeting at the Nashville Airport Marriott over the weekend of February 1st and 2nd. The Annual General meeting provides club leadership and coaches an opportunity to network, share knowledge, collaborate, recognize achievement, and vote on various topics related to soccer in the state.
Cindy Parlow Cone is one of the most decorated players not only in Tennessee Soccer history, but also in US Soccer history. Parlow Cone grew up in Memphis playing for Memphis SC and TSSA Hall of Fame coach Richard Bute. She went on to play collegiate soccer at the University of North Carolina and became an Olympic Gold Medalist as well as a World Cup Champion. Cindy was recently inducted to the US Soccer Hall of Fame for her accomplishments as part of the US Women’s National Team.
TSSA would like to congratulate the following winners of the 2017-2018 Annual Awards to be presented at the 2019 AGM in February. These winners have been nominated and recognized by their peers for being premier in all that they do.
The Tennessee State Soccer Association announced the hiring of Darren Laver to oversee two new, critical areas of development to advance soccer across the state. “Adding Darren to our staff is another integral piece to help us live out our vision of pioneering programming in Tennessee,” said TSSA Executive Director Hans Hobson. “Darren will provide valuable leadership to recreational clubs and coaches with our ability to offer a virtual director of coaching to our member clubs.
Do you have an Administrator, Coach, or Volunteer that you would like to recognize? Have you or team parent recorded a goal or save that is worthy of title, "national save or goal of the YEAR?" Well now is your time. Don’t miss the opportunity to honor these people by nominating them.
Two TSSA teams have moved on to the USYSA National Presidents Cup Championship to be held this week in Westfield, IN at Grand Park Sports Complex. NUSA 01 Maroon Girls and Music City FC 02 Boys Premier punched their tickets to nationals by grinding at Presidents cup regionals and winning their age groups at Presidents Cup Southern Regionals, held the third week of June in Greenville, SC.