SSA Mission Statement
Shawnee Soccer Association is a non-profit corporation designed to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of our community’s youth through the sport of soccer at all levels of age and competition. The Shawnee Soccer Association objectives are to teach and train soccer players and coaches, develop leadership qualities and promote good sportsmanship among players, coaches, parents, referees and spectators. We provide children and young adults with the opportunity to participate in a soccer experience where they can develop positive self-esteem and build character by learning the virtues of hard work, respect, honesty, self-control, teamwork and sportsmanship.
Who We Are
Integrity & High Ethical Standards
Health & Safety
Accountability & Communication
Innovation, Creativity, & Foresight
Shawnee Soccer Association is the official representative of the United States Soccer Federation (US Soccer), the national governing body for soccer in the United States, and United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) in Oklahoma. At the international level, Shawnee Soccer Association is a member of the Federation Internationiale de Football Association (FIFA). FIFA is the worldwide governing body for soccer and is responsible for organizing, developing and promoting the game of soccer throughout the world.
Shawnee Soccer Association exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for the youth of Oklahoma and to encourage the healthy development of those players. It does so by offering and sponsoring a variety of programs designed to improve the quality of players, coaches and administrators. All levels of soccer are offered:
The recreational player who is out to enjoy the game and “just have fun”
The club or travel team player who enjoys the spirit of competition
The premier player who is looking to play at the highest levels
Our organization has direct communication with an attentive and loyal audience of dedicated parents and coaches. Corporate sponsors help to support various programs and events of Shawnee Soccer Association throughout the year. To accomplish its mission, Shawnee Youth Soccer relies upon a Board of Directors. Many of the 13 Board members have specific program responsibilities in addition to their general Board duties.
With it's mission statement in mind, Shawnee Soccer Association has developed some long-range objectives to serve as benchmarks to measure it's success.
THESE GOALS ARE:
To create equal opportunities for Shawnee youth to play soccer at all levels.
To train adults to serve as coaches, mentors, referees, and administrators.
To increase awareness of soccer in Shawnee the role Shawnee Youth Soccer can play to promote it's development and expansion.
To create a statewide soccer facility to help relieve pressure of finding sufficient fields for our continued growth.
To create playing opportunities and development using creative means for small-sided soccer.
To develop corporate sponsorship to help fund Shawnee Youth Soccer programs, events, or special projects.