TENNESSEE STATE SOCCER ASSOCIATION (TSSA)
TheTennessee State Soccer Association 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.”
DIVISION 1 – The highest level of play offered to teams that are categorized as U13 to U19 in the State of Tennessee. This level of competition is recommended for our elite teams. Teams are eligible to participate in tournament sanctioned events and will typically play in our Tennessee State League (TSL), US Youth Soccer National League and US Youth Soccer National Championship Series (NCS). These teams may qualify to play in our Division 1 State Cup, Region III Tournament, and the United States Youth Soccer (USYS) National Tournament. Players at this level have the opportunity to also participate and be selected for the Olympic Developmental Program (ODP). Registration at this level includes Indoor and Futsal registrations.
US Youth Soccer is a non-profit organization whose stated mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America's youth through soccer at all levels of age and competition; to make soccer fun; and to instill in young players a lifelong passion for the sport.
US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL LEAGUE
The US Youth Soccer National League represents the national tier of the Leagues Program. It features the nation's top 14U through 19U boys and girls teams, offering additional exposure to collegiate, professional and U.S. National Team coaches. All teams earn their place in the National League through success in US Youth Soccer's regional and national competitions, and the top finishers in the National League qualify for the annual US Youth Soccer National Championships.
The US Youth Soccer Leagues program features the National League and a network of 13 conferences (formerly known as US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues) across the country. The competitions provide teams with the highest possible level of competition at the national and multi-state levels.
The national tier is known as the US Youth Soccer National League. Established in the 2007-08 season, the National League provides annual competition for the best US Youth Soccer teams in the country to play each other in meaningful games with increased exposure to college coaches and scouts. Every season features teams that each earn a place in the league and compete for division titles, as well as berths to the annual US Youth Soccer National Championships.
The re-imagined Leagues Program commenced in the Fall of 2018 and features a network of US Youth Soccer Conferences (formerly known as regional leagues) that are geographically focused, under one leadership and management structure, and linked into the highly successful National League and National Championship Series.
US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL LEAGUE P.R.O. The US Youth Soccer National League P.R.O., a new high-level national competition platform, which will feature the top 14U-19U Boys and Girls teams in the USYS National League competing for the opportunity to advance to the annual USYS National Championships.
National League P.R.O. features an emphasis on the Player, Recruitment and Opportunity. The competition builds on the highly successful traditional format of the National League — providing an optimal environment for player development, exposure to college coaches and opportunities for advancement to the National Championships.
National League P.R.O. is a national league competition for 14U-19U Boys and Girls that features 48 teams per age group. Within each age group, teams are placed into six groups of eight, with each side competing in seven games over the course of the season.
Teams will attend two of three national events, where they will each play three games per event. For the 2021-2022 season, the first national event is expected to take place around early December and feature all teams. Half of the teams will attend the second event around early February, and the remaining half of the teams will attend the third event around mid March. The 14U age group will have differing dates for its national events.
US Youth Soccer National Championship Series The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series is the country's most prestigious national youth soccer tournament, providing approximately 185,000 players on over 10,000 teams from US Youth Soccer State Associations the opportunity to showcase their soccer skills against the best competition in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play.
The US Youth Soccer National Championships cap a yearlong series of competitions for boys and girls teams in multiple age brackets as teams earn their way from the top teams in their state to the regional championship tournaments. US Youth Soccer State Champions and selected wildcard teams through US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues in most age groups are eligible to compete in one of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships. The champions in the 13U through 19U age brackets from each regional event will converge in July for the US Youth Soccer National Championships.
Annually the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series provides the nation's top collegiate coaches with the premier stage to identify and scout the most coveted players in the country. In 2017, over 600 coaches attended the US Youth Soccer Regional and National Championship events.
The Germantown Legends are a premier youth soccer club located in Germantown, Tennessee.
Established in 2011, the Legends Soccer Club focuses intensely on creating brave creative leaders for life. Our no guilt, no shame, no blame philosophy gives kids the confidence to get out of their comfort zone and create the big play in any situation!
The Germantown Legends Soccer program is the official 'Soccer Provider' to the City of Germantown.
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