The Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax exempt corporation. Founded in 1976, TSSA is governed by a Board of Directors that is elected by representatives from our 100+ Member Associations, and maintains a State Office in Nashville, TN with a professional staff. Our vision is, “To be the Premier State Association known for Partnerships, Promotion, and Pioneering the next movement of soccer.”
The Tennessee State Soccer Association is part of a much larger soccer community. TSSA is a proud member of the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA), United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA), United States Soccer Federation (USSF), and Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
the governing organizations of soccer and where you fit in
the hierarchy of soccer world-wide
You are on a local soccer team that is part of your local soccer club.
Your local soccer club is a member of the Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA). There are 55 State Associations in the United States: one in each state, and two in California, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
TSSA is a member of the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) and the United States Adult Soccer Associatoin (USASA). US Youth Soccer is the largest member organization within the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), and USASA is the largest member organization for adult soccer in the United States. Both US Youth Soccer and USASA are organized into four Regions; TSSA is part of Region III. The four Regions in the United States are pictured below:
The USSF is the governing body for soccer in the United States, and is part of the Confederation of North, Central American, and Caribbean Associations of Football (CONCACAF).
CONCACAF is one of six member Confederations of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), which is the worldwide governing body for soccer. The six FIFA Confederations are pictured below:
AFC – Asian Football Confederation
CAF – Confédération Africaine de Football
CONCACAF – Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football
CONMEBOL – Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol
OFC – Oceania Football Confederation in Oceania
UEFA – Union of European Football Associations
Hours of Opereration
Monday- Friday 8 AM- 4 PM CST
Tennessee State Soccer Association
2630 Elm Hill Pike Suite 100 Nashville, TN 37214