Federation of Internationale De Football Association (FIFA)
Hitzigweg 11, 8030
World football's (soccer) supreme body, FIFA responds to its social duty as an organization of international status and renown. It also acknowledges the prominent role football (soccer)plays in providing firm and clear messages to rid the world of society's problems. FIFA's "Fair Play Campaign" involves much more than simply promoting fair play on the field during a competition. In addition to its numerous activities designed to improve the sporting environment for everyone concerned in football, FIFA is committed to encouraging fair play in society too, leading by example and showing fairness, impartiality and solidarity among all of its groups.
National Federation of State High School Associations
11724 NW Plaza Circle
Kansas City, Missouri 64195-0626
Telephone (816) 464-5400
The mission of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is to serve its members and its related professional groups by providing leadership and national coordination for the administration of interscholastic activities, which will enhance the educational experiences of high school students and reduce risks of their participation.
The NFHS will promote participation and sportsmanship to develop good citizens through interscholastic activities, which provide equitable opportunities, positive recognition and learning experiences to students while maximizing the achievement of educational goals.
U.S. SOCCER FEDERATION (US Soccer))
1801 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
Fax: (312) 808-1301
Contact at: http://www.ussoccer.com/contact/index.jsp.html
The United States Soccer Federation is the "governing body of soccer in all its forms in the United States. U.S. Soccer has helped chart the course for the sport in the USA for more than 90 years." The Federation's goal is to make soccer "a preeminent sport in the United States and to continue the development of soccer at all recreational and competitive levels." Among other things, the United States Soccer Federation has organized and run three World Cups in the United States, built soccer-specific stadiums and created Major League Soccer.
NATIONAL SOCCER COACHES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (NSCAA)
6700 Squibb Road, Suite 215
Mission, KS 66202
Founded in 1941, the NSCAA is the largest network of soccer coaches nationwide, totaling over 18,000 individuals. The NSCAA is dedicated to the continuing education of coaches and holds numerous seminars and training camps each year.
AMERICAN YOUTH SOCCER ORGANIZATION (AYSO)
5403 W. 138th Street
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone: 1(800) 872-2976
Fax: 1(310) 643-5310
The AYSO, a national non-profit organization, provides soccer programs
that follow an ethical mission statement. The AYSO strives to promote
fair play, balance of teams, and at least 50% playing time for each
child on a soccer team. Furthermore, The AYSO implements soccer
registration for all children, regardless of ability level, and
promotes good, positive coaching ethics.
U.S. YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION (USYSA)
US Youth Soccer
9220 World Cup Way
Frisco, TX 75034
"US Youth Soccer is non-profit and educational organization whose mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America's youth through the sport of soccer at all levels of age and competition." With over 3 million members, US Youth Soccer is the United States' largest youth soccer organization.
SOCCER ASSOCIATION FOR YOUTH
4050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 100
Cincinnati, OH 45241
This independent regional youth soccer organization is located mainly in the Midwest serving more than 100,000 members and youth players ages 4 through 18.
UNITED STATES FUTSAL FEDERATION (USFF)
PO Box 40077
Berkeley, California 94704 - 4077
(510) 836- 8733
The USFF, under United States Soccer, is the national governing body for futsal in the United States. Futsal is the only internationally approved form of indoor soccer.