Mercer Area Youth Soccer Association

"The needs of the child (while playing soccer) should be placed above the needs, convenience and self-interest of the adults/coaches.  True (youth) player development focuses on the development of the player, not the development of the team!   Up to age 12, this should be the only criteria used in designing and running (youth) programs."  -U.S. Soccer


  • 2016 Year End Highlights Parents,Not much left to say except, thanks.   Below are a few year-end highlights.  As one of our past MAYSA Presidents said, "the most important highlights are possibly ...
    Posted Oct 25, 2016, 7:07 AM by Site Administrator
  • MAYSA reaches Ghana Dr. Suzanne Maslo and Gary Proie annually head up a team of medical professionals and volunteers, from western PA, who travel to remote areas of the world providing humanitarian dental ...
    Posted Oct 4, 2016, 11:39 AM by Site Administrator
  • U.S. Youth Soccer's Partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) During the 2015 season, U.S. Youth Soccer announced its partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-proftit working to bring all youth and high school athletes experience ...
    Posted Sep 26, 2016, 7:19 AM by Site Administrator
  • Pizza-n-Practice Thursdays! Get a 9-Cut pizza delivered to the practice field@5:30!Only $9.99! Must order through MAYSAAll proceeds benefit MAYSA!Again this year, our friend's at ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2016, 9:29 AM by Site Administrator
  • Get Club Messages On Your Phone! We encourage parents to take advantage of the most convenient way to receive important MAYSA Club announcements and reminders.  Simply text the keyword followmaysa to 84483 (a five digit number ...
    Posted Aug 11, 2016, 7:11 PM by Site Administrator
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"Professional coaches measure success in rings. 

College coaches measure success in championships.
High School coaches measure success in titles. 
Youth coaches measure success in smiles." 

-P. McAllister, Youth Coach