Office Phone #978.466.8812
Mike Borislow - Executive Director
Michael Borislow was appointed Executive Director in November, 2014. He most recently served the association for eight years as a member of the Board of Directors, serving for three of those years on the Executive Committee. Mike also served on the Essex County Youth Soccer Association board for 10 years, and the Methuen Youth Soccer Association for 12 years. As Executive Director, Borislow oversees all aspects of youth soccer operations and development for Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association.
At the professional level, Borislow owned and ran his own business consulting practice with a concentration on Human Performance Improvement. Prior to this he worked as a General Director of Training and Development for a major international insurance company. Mike holds the USSF “C” license, NSCAA Advanced National and Director of Coaching certificates, is a Grade 8 and NFHS Referee, as well as a Certified Referee Assignor. He has managed and run several large tournaments.
A native of Philadelphia, Borislow played soccer on inner city youth teams, and in high school and college. He received his B.S.B.A from Temple University and moved to Massachusetts in 1984. He also earned his MBA from University of Phoenix in 2008. Mike is currently on the Kimball Union Academy Board of Trustees. He reconnected with his passion for soccer through coaching his daughter’s town and club teams and has never looked back.
Ian Mulliner - Technical Director
Before coming to Massachusetts Youth Soccer, Ian Mulliner served as the Director of Coaching of Illinois Youth Soccer Association for over ten years. Originally from Manchester, England. Ian has been coaching in the U.S. since 1992. He coached at St. Charles Soccer Club, Wheaton Whigs SC and founded and was Director of Coaching for Northwest United Soccer Club. As the Illinois Youth Soccer Director of Coaching, Ian was responsible for growth in the association’s Coaching Education Program and developed the coaching curriculum for the Illinois Olympic Development Program. He was also responsible for developing a coaching curriculum for Illinois Youth Soccer’s Inner-city program. He has been involved as an instructor on US Youth Soccer and US Soccer Federation national coaching courses and is a vocal proponent of professional coaching development. Ian has served as the Region II Coaching Committee Chairman and a member of the National Coaching Committee for US Youth Soccer. He has served as the Region II Olympic Development Program Development Age Head Coach and also as a Staff Coach on both the Boys’ and the Girls’ programs. He holds the USSF “A” License and National Youth License, F.I.F.A Futuro III certificate, F.A. Preliminary Coaching Award as well as the Dutch KNVB Coach’s License.
Tommy Geis - Assistant Technical Director
Tommy Geis joined us in 2010 after spending twenty years as an Assistant Director of Coaching in Western PA and four years, as a Director of Coaching for an Anchorage, AK club. He holds his USSF A License and National Youth License. Tommy earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Communications in 1992 from La Roche College in Pittsburgh. He has worked as a coach in both the Alaska and PA West Olympic Development Programs and has worked as an ODP Staff Coach at the regional level in both Region II and IV. In 2012-13, Tommy is the Head Coach of the Massachusetts Youth Soccer ODP Under 13 (2008) Boys teams.
Tara Petricca - Director of Finance & Human Resources
Tara has been with Massachusetts Youth Soccer since 2001. She received both her Bachelor’s Degree and her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Fitchburg State University. Tara holds a Massachusetts Youth Soccer F Coaching License. Tara, formerly Coach Education Manager and State Cup Registrar, was promoted to the position of Director of Finance in March 2014. Tara maintains the financial accounting records, performs all billing and can answer your questions in regards to accounts receivable and accounts payable. Tara also maintains the excess health insurance claims records and would be able to help members when filing a claim. In addition, last November Tara was named the Director of Human Resources and oversees all functions of this department for Mass Youth Soccer.
Maureen LaRoche - TSL Program Manager
Maureen is the Town Select League Manager and ODP Administrator or the Massachusetts Youth Soccer headquarters in Lancaster, MA. She is no stranger to Massachusetts Youth Soccer as she served as a Team Administrator for the Olympic Development Program from 2004-2008. Maureen graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in Communications and was an NCAA athlete in Women’s Tennis. Maureen also assists in the day to day management of the State Office. She holds a US Soccer National D License and US Soccer Grassroots 4 v 4, 7 v 7, 9 v 9 and 11 v 11 coaching licenses.
Lori Jimenez - Fields and Hotels Coordinator
Lori Jimenez is the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Fields and Hotels Coordinator. She is responsible for scheduling at the Fields at Progin Park in Lancaster, MA for tournaments, games and practices, and is also the hotel coordinator for all tournaments held at the complex. Lori comes to us from Concord-Carlisle Youth Soccer where she served as the Travel Program Registrar for three years.
Brian Falvey - Facilities Manager
Field Complex Pavilion 978-598-3617
Brian has been with Massachusetts Youth Soccer since 2010. As a high school student for his first two years at MYSA Brian worked as a weekend parking crew member and soon after graduating from Nashoba Regional in 2012 he joined the Facility Maintenance crew. Brian supervises all of the facilities staff and daily field operations. After receiving an Associate’s Degree from Middlesex Community College, Brian is now attending Fitchburg State University to finish his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Brian also has been coaching club, high school, and youth lacrosse in the greater Boston area since 2013.
Rachel Woo - Registration
Rachel has been on staff at Massachusetts Youth Soccer for more than 10 years. She grew up in Lowell, MA and was instrumental in starting the Varsity Soccer Program at Lowell High School. She also played soccer throughout her college career. Her primary responsibility is the administration of all registrations in the state. Club and town program registrars are asked to work closely with Rachel to make certain player, coach and administrator registration is completed accurately and in a timely manner. Rachel also administers Certificates of Insurance for every field facility in the state.
Rob Holliday - Director of Operations, Communication and Marketing
Rob has a bachelor's degree from the University of Southampton, and previously held the role of Technical Director at Wilmington Youth Soccer. Rob is on the Mass Youth Soccer Coach Education Staff and is Head Coach for the U12 - 2010 Boys Olympic Development Program. Rob holds the US Soccer National A License and US Youth Soccer National Youth License.
Jaime is the Marketing and Communications Administrator for Massachusetts Youth Soccer. Jaime manages the website, our social media platforms, works with our corporate partners and vendors, and provides all other support to the Marketing department. She also handles tournament hosting administration, provides support to the Risk Management department in processing CORI checks and helps with the adult registration process and also provides support to the Registration department. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management with a minor in Business Administration from Endicott College and played Women’s Lacrosse.
Mary Relic - Risk Manager
Mary recently joined Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association as CORI/Risk Administrator. She is originally from Illinois, and moved to Massachusetts in 2012. Her responsibilities at Massachusetts Youth Soccer are processing all CORI requests for our affiliated members, and working with individuals through the CORI clarification and/or appeals process. She also handles International Player Clearance requests, administrative duties with the District Select Program, and the Adult Registration process. Mary previously worked for the town of Harvard, MA, at the Harvard Town Hall as the Receptionist/Finance Department Assistant and Assistant Town Clerk.
Kayla joined Massachusetts Youth Soccer in January 2022 and works in the Risk Management department. Prior to joining full-time, Kayla worked for the Town Select League (TSL) as a Site Administrator for many seasons. Kayla earned a Bachelor’s in Sociology and Master’s in Public Administration, both from Clark University, where she also ran for the Women’s Cross Country team. Most recently, she worked in higher education supporting students with career development.
Tamie Endow - Member Services Manager
Prior to joining the Massachusetts Youth Soccer staff in January 2012 as the Director of Member Services, Tamie worked for Staples, Inc. and in the construction industry in management positions. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Syracuse University. She has served as a Team Manager for a number of club teams in addition to being a Team Administrator for the Olympic Development Program. Her primary responsibilities are to provide Mass Youth Soccer members with Governance Support and assistance with regard to COVID-19 and MA Safe Soccer. Additionally, Tamie has been recently working on our Urban and Underserved Communities initiative, bringing our mobile pitch to locations across Massachusetts as well as introducing a new after school program in an urban school.
Jacob Ames joins MYSA in 2022 as the Member Services Administrator but has played and coached soccer his entire life at the town and club level in MA. Currently, Jacob is pursuing his Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Performance Psychology at Springfield College with a focus on psychological momentum. Prior to that, he earned his M.Ed. in Higher Education at UMass Amherst and his B.A in Physical Education at Bridgewater State University. Jacob hopes to use his experience in academia to create positive and dynamic learning environments in soccer for coaches and athletes. Jacob works collaboratively with Tamie Endow to support local programming and the member organizations of MYSA. This includes TOPS Soccer, GOALS, Innovate to GROW, ODP, and more. Jacob has earned his D Licence with MYSA and plans to pursue further licensure in both coaching and refereeing.