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

Home
 
 
My my My my
 
 
 
 
 
 
History

Danbury Youth Soccer Club started in 1977 as Danbury PAL Soccer and was incoporated as Danbury Youth Soccer Club, Inc. a non-profit, 501c3 in 2004.  

DYSC is celebrating our 40th Anniversary of Serving the Youth of Danbury as one of the longest standing and best Clubs in the State with a rich tradition and history.  DYSC has an outstanding partnership with the Mayor, City Parks and Recreation, PAL and Danbury Public School officials that help us provide excellent soccer venues in the city to support our programs year round for outdoor and indoor futsal.

DYSC provides the highest level of coaching and a uniform approach to player development.  As each player moves through the program they are placed at the appropriate level to reach their potential.  Our collective staff is comprised of coaches with active or past experience at the College level, the High School, CJSA Olympic Development Program, CJSA coaching Education, US Soccer Academy, regional teams, Elite, Premier and travel.  All of our coaches are US Soccer Federation Certified and work together as collective group to stay informed and up to date to all US Soccer federation updates and licensing requirements. DYSC has now partnered with AC CT, a PDL franchise that provides are players seemless path from InHouse to CJSA travel to premier to CCSL, EDP, NYCSL Metro league and PDL.

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
  • USYSO (United States Youth Soccer Organiztion), &
  • US Club Soccer, CCSL, NYCSL, which are a members 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.