Mercer Area Youth Soccer Association
Welcome to the home of  the Mercer Area Youth Soccer Association (MAYSA).  MAYSA is a member of the PA West Soccer Association, the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA).  MAYSA strives to offer an excellent opportunity for personal and  athletic growth.  As we enter our 26th year, we continue to ask everyone involved with MAYSA to represent themselves, our team, and our organization with dignity and honor, while working to achieve widespread respect and recognition.  Our continued commitment to excellence allows us to build the foundation of self-confidence, camaraderie, teamwork, and goal-orientation that both MAYSA and our youth will take with them and translate into successes both on and off the field.


  • Season Highlights - The Year In Review MAYSA 2014 Highlights Below are the high points of MAYSA's 2014 season.  Beyond the points below, and maybe more importantly, is the value of lasting relationships, community involvement and ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 5:47 PM by Site Administrator
  • Club Announcements On Your Phone! Get MAYSA Club Announcements and Seasonal Registration Reminders On Your Phone!We encourage parents to take advantage of the most convenient way to receive important MAYSA Club announcements and reminders ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 6:34 AM by Site Administrator
  • MAYSA's Youth Referee Program In recent years, MAYSA is very proud to have had three of its youth, from among thousands of area referees, be selected and honored as PA West Soccer's ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2014, 2:45 PM by Site Administrator
  • MAYSA Coaches first to participate in new U.S. Youth Soccer's U6-U12 training Parents,MAYSA coaches and assistants are among some of the first participating in new U.S. Youth Soccer training courses this season.  MAYSA has always encouraged ongoing coaching education.  Each ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 6:40 AM by Site Administrator
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U.S. Youth Soccer Coaching Manual: 
The Art and Science of Coaching

"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."