ISSA: Who are we?
ISSA's Mission Statement:
The ISSA has been in existence since 1916 and is the governing body of adult soccer in Illinois. It is affiliated with the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) and the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). The USSF is in turn affiliated continentally with The Football Confederation and the Federation Internationale de Football Associations (FIFA).The ISSA is comprised of over 27 Leagues. Its committees include referee and coaching units which license thousands of people annually. ISSA affiliate members are located throughout Chicago, its suburbs, central and southern Illinois. ISSA members are men and women, young adults through veterans, competitive and recreational, indoor and outdoor.
ISSA's Vision Statement:
The purpose of the ISSA is to serve its membership in providing for the development, promotion, supervision, and administration of adult amateur soccer in the state of Illinois.Aside from promoting the game the ISSA’s administrative duties include, but are not restricted to, registration, player discipline, insurance administration and record keeping. Other responsibilities include the organization of various cups, the Illinois Select Teams and the promotion of international games.