The Arkansas State Soccer Association (ASSA) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax exempt corporation. Founded in 1979, ASSA is governed by a Board of Directors that is elected by representatives from our 60+ Member Associations, and maintains a State Office in Sherwood with a professional staff.  Our mission is to:

  • Educate coaches, players, referees, parents, and administrators
  • Develop and administer soccer programs and activities for youth and adult players
  • Provide opportunities and experiences for all participants where they can develop positive character traits while reaching their full potential
  • Promote and stimulate interest in the game of soccer for a lifetime