The Atlanta Youth Soccer Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the task of promoting and enhancing the culture of soccer in Atlanta, Georgia. The organization shall provide the opportunity and training for the youth of Atlanta, to learn the game of soccer through the development of individual skill, fitness, teamwork, and fair play.
The Atlanta Youth Soccer Association (AYSA) provides recreational and select leagues for boys and girls near downtown Atlanta. The Recreation league fields teams from three years (U-4) through eighteen years (U-19). The Soccer Academy program offers enhanced training for U-10, U-11 and U-12 players. The Inter Atlanta Select club (Athena, and Classic) fields teams from U-13 through U-19.
The emphasis of AYSA is to create a fun and safe environment within which players; parents and coaches may enjoy the game of soccer. Developmentally appropriate physical and social skills and lessons are emphasized according to each age bracket defined by the Georgia State Soccer Association.