The Organization

The American Youth Soccer Organization is supported by a staff of professionals that support the membership. With over 50,000 teams and 400,000 players nationwide, AYSO has continued to grow and offer its membership relevant programs and resources.

The Support Team of the AYSO Membership

The AYSO National Office located in Torrance, California. provides a professional staff able to provide members with answers and solutions. We are here to assist you in managing your AYSO program at many levels.

The National Office provides:
  • Educational resources
  • Centralized accounting and registration functions
  • Marketing and fundraising assistance
  • Communications resources
  • Development support

NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

AYSO's Board of Directors is continually working to improve the education of its Volunteers in the fields of child development, human behavior, and sports psychology, with a strong emphasis placed on sportsmanship.

Matt Winegar

President

Eileen Tabert

National Vice President-Administration

Michael Karon

National Treasurer

Maurice Miranda

National Secretary

Margie Close

National Board Member

Donna Nelson

National Board Member

Randy Pittman

National Board Member

Doug Ryan

National Board Member

John Collins

National Board Member

Yvette Barrett

National Board Member

Dan Howald

National Board Member

Cathy Farless

National Board Member

NATIONAL OFFICE EXECUTIVE TEAM

The Executive Team of the AYSO National Office includes top professionals in all functions and disciplines of the organization including Programs, Membership Services, Business Operations, Marketing, Events, Development, Human Resources, and more.

Mike Hoyer

National Executive Director

Scott D. Gimple

Senior Director of Finance and Operations

Jill Meshekow

Director Human Resources

Yvonne Lara

Director of Marketing and Communications

AYSO HALL OF FAME

The AYSO Hall of Fame was established in 1996 to identify and acknowledge those extraordinary individuals who have made a historic contribution to the foundation, growth, enrichment and positive reputation of AYSO and the sport of soccer for children.

Rosanne MacPhail

2017

Walter Wong

2015

Michael Galligan

2015

Lolly Keys

2015

Alan Meeder

2015

Stephen Erdos

2014

John Cooper

2014

Harry Johnson

2014

Dick Robson

2014

Deuk Perrin

2014

Bill Finkel

2014

Ron Littlefair

2012

Mike Michalski

2012

John Oullette

2012

Joe Bonchosky, Sr.

2011

Joe Eldridge

2010

Cherie Tucker

2009

Burton Haimes

2009

Marilyn MacDonald

2008

Joel Mark

2008

Jack Sullivan

2007

Brian Hall

2007

Julie Foudy

2006

Joy Faweett

2006

Brandi Chastain

2006

Larry Caplinger

2005

Joe Karbus

2005

Eric Wynalda

2005

John Enroth

2004

Carin Jennings-Gabarra

2004

Bill McLean

2004

Steve Karinshak

2003

Sal Pantezzi

2003

Mary Harvey

2003

Harvey Lightsone

2002

Paul Caligiuri

2000

Dick Wilson

2000

Mario Machado

1999

Fred Mautner

1999

Rick Davis

1998

Karl Bizjak

1998

Bill Mason

1998

Adrian Mercado

1998

Ron Ricklefs

1997

Ken Aston

1997

Howard Krollfiefer Jr

1997

Donald W. West

1997

Sigi Schmid

1996

Paul Harris

1996

Norm Jackson

1996

Hans Stierle

1996

George Kay

1996

Brian Davies

1996

Bill Wolstencroft

1996

Bill Hughes

1996

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