Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the task of promoting and enhancing the culture of soccer in Massachusetts. Established in 1977, we have become the second largest state youth soccer association in the United States with more than 185,000 registered players and over 25,000 adult volunteers.

Massachusetts Youth Soccer is the official representative of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer Association in the state and is a member of the Federation Internationiale de Football Association (FIFA), the worldwide governing body for soccer. 

Our state Headquarters is located in Lancaster, MA on our 130 acre field complex. Massachusetts Youth Soccer is overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors. The day-to-day operations fall upon an energetic full-time staff of nine and a full-time coaching staff of six.



The Executive Director of Massachusetts Youth Soccer is responsible to Board of Directors for overall leadership, management and operation of Mass Youth Soccer. The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of all of the programs of Massachusetts Youth Soccer. The position provides direction for the activities of both paid and volunteer staff aimed at the successful performance of the goals set by the Board of Directors and consistent with the goals of  Massachusetts Youth Soccer. The Executive Director ensures that all activities are conducted in compliance with the policies and procedures of Massachusetts Youth Soccer.


Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of Massachusetts Youth Soccer’s mission, corporate goals, objectives, policies, and priorities.   Communicate and   explain to staff, volunteers, and the members.

Develop strategic initiatives to further the promotion of the corporate mission and facilitate youth soccer development in the state.

Manage delivery of programs to the organizations consistent with the corporate goals, policies, and priorities.

Manage, oversee, and develop all staff.

Ensure fiduciary responsibility, sound financial management, and financial accountability for all income, expense, contributions and all Massachusetts Youth Soccer assets.

Account for and report all financial information to the board as directed and ensure public accountability consistent with policies established by the board of directors.

Ensure that Massachusetts Youth Soccer fully complies with relevant laws, regulations, and applicable corporate policies.

Collaborate with any other appropriate organization or entity which can serve the best interests of the organization and promote member services.

Provide oversight of the management of the corporation’s complex and building assuring compliance with all relevant regulations and responsibilities.

Provide support activities, communication and developmental resources for the Board of Directors. Provide monthly board agenda and annual reports.

Oversee communication for and organization of the corporation Annual General Meeting.

Oversee the organization’s CORI Compliance process including notification and appeals.

Communicate with Lancaster and area town leaders to insure all permits and requirements are up to date and met for all properties and actions.

Communicate with membership and its’ leaders to aid in member organization development and management.

Oversee and manage relations with all vendors.

Serve as organizational leader for all legal matters.

Applications are due by March 21, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Send a cover letter and resume to Massachusetts Youth Soccer President, Ted Ritchie, by email at