VYSA Seeking an Executive Director


Executive Director
Virginia Youth Soccer Association 

The Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA) seeks an Executive Director (ED) to manage its programs and activities. VYSA’s state office is located in Spotsylvania County, near Fredericksburg, VA



The ED will implement the vision and mission established by VYSA’s Board of Directors, and will be responsible for the execution of VYSA’s many programs utilizing a cost-effective combination of paid staff and volunteers to serve the more than 140,000 boys and girls participating in VYSA’s programs through its member clubs and leagues. The ED will also be responsible for overseeing the management of VYSA’s new field complex in Spotsylvania County. VYSA has an annual budget in excess of $3 million.


The responsibilities of the ED will include the following:  

  • Sound financial administration of VYSA, including implementation of accounting policies, financial controls and risk management procedures,
  • Supervision of VYSA’s administrative and managerial employees,
  • Provision of administrative support to VYSA’s technical employees, such as the Technical Director,
  • Strengthening communications between VYSA and its various constituencies and stakeholders, and marketing VYSA to the community,
  • Developing a plan for the development and management of VYSA’s field complex,
  • Upgrading and improving VYSA’s player registration system,
  • Negotiation of contracts with vendors and suppliers,
  • Managing public and community relations



The preferred candidate will have a college degree, ideally with post-college training and experience in management, business, accounting and/or finance. This person should be highly self-motivated and able to motivate others. Prior experience running a youth soccer organization or a sports complex is a plus. This person must have strong leadership skills, administrative skills, and computer knowledge, including Word, Excel, Quick Books, Powerpoint, and website experience. The Executive Director must be willing to work non-traditional hours and have the ability to manage people in a volunteer work environment. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Those interested in the Executive Director position should forward resumes to the search committee chair, Ken Bass, at: vysa.edsearch@gmail.com.


Applications must be received on or before May 15, 2013. Electronic applications should be submitted in Word or .pdf format. Applications should include a c.v., cover letter and recommendations.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Additional information about the Virginia Youth Soccer Association can be obtained by visiting our website at vysa.com.