As the largest national women's league in the world, the WPSL remains popular amongst high level players and coaches. The league has a diverse collection of teams that roster a unique mixture of players; top high school seniors preparing for college, athletes currently in college and graduates wishing to continue their competitive soccer careers.
United States Soccer Federation (USSF)
The United States Soccer Federation (also referred to as the USSF or U.S. Soccer) is the official governing body of the sport of soccer in the United States. Its headquarters are located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a member of FIFA and is responsible for governing amateur and professional soccer, including the menÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s, womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s, youth, futsal and Paralympic national teams. U.S. Soccer is also responsible for sanctioning referees and soccer tournaments for most soccer leagues in the United States. For more information visit: www.ussoccer.com
United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA or US Youth Soccer)
The United States Youth Soccer Association is the youth affiliate and largest member of U.S. Soccer, the governing body for soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer includes 55 state youth soccer associations, one per state except for California, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas, which each have two state associations.
Over 3,000,000 youth players between ages 5-19 are registered with US Youth Soccer. The US Youth Soccer membership is divided into four regions, each with a Director elected to the board. The regions are essentially East (Region I), Midwest (Region II), South (Region III) and West (Region IV). FC Alliance is a member of the South (Region III). Each State Association has a Board of Directors, elected by delegates from their member leagues, clubs or teams. For more information visit: www.usyouthsoccer.org