Danbury Youth Soccer Club is a non-profit organization. It operates under the general auspices of the Connecticut Junior Soccer Association (CJSA) but is governed locally through its own Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is charged with providing

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Danbury Youth Soccer Club started in 1977 as Danbury PAL Soccer and was incoporated as a stand alone Club in 2004.

Governing Bodies

The DYSC program is governed by the DYSC Board of Directors as outlined in its By-Laws.  

DYSC is also a member of and operates under the guidelines of the following:

  • SW District and NW District of CJSA, which are members of
  • CJSA (Connecticut Junior Soccer Association), which is a member of
  • USYSA (United States Youth Soccer Association), which is a member of
  • US Soccer (United States Soccer), which is a memeber of
  • FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association), which is the governing body for soccer in the United States and the World.  

These soccer organizations follow the “Laws of the Game” (go to www.fifa.com) as defined by FIFA, which are modified for the younger ages.

Organizational Structure and Responsibilities

Within the DYSC Organization, responsibilities are divided as follows:

  • DYSC Board of Directors - Responsible for all DYSC programs and activities.
  • DYSC Board Officers – Hold positions needed to administer our programs
  • Recreational Director – Responsible for all In-House programs.
  • Division Coordinators – Responsible for team rosters and schedules of a given Division
  • Coaches - Responsible for the welfare, education and activities of their team.
  • Assistant Coaches - Responsible for assisting the Coach.
  • Players - Participate in the program and have fun.
  • Parents - Support the program, children and assist whenever possible.

Danbury Youth Soccer Club is a non-profit, 501c3, volunteer organization.