The Organization

The American Youth Soccer Organization is supported by a staff of professionals that support the membership. With over 50,000 teams and 400,000 players nationwide, AYSO has continued to grow and offer its membership relevant programs and resources.

The Support Team of the AYSO Membership

The AYSO National Office located in Torrance, California. provides a professional staff able to provide members with answers and solutions. We are here to assist you in managing your AYSO program at many levels.

The National Office provides:
  • Educational resources
  • Centralized accounting and registration functions
  • Marketing and fundraising assistance
  • Communications resources
  • Development support


AYSO's Board of Directors is continually working to improve the education of its Volunteers in the fields of child development, human behavior, and sports psychology, with a strong emphasis placed on sportsmanship.

Matt Winegar


Eileen Tabert

National Vice President-Administration

Janet Braun

National Vice President-Governance

Michael Karon

National Treasurer

Maurice Miranda

National Secretary

Margie Close

National Board Member

Bob Daniel

National Board Member

Aaron Luce

National Board Member

Donna Nelson

National Board Member

Randy Pittman

National Board Member

Doug Ryan

National Board Member

John Collins

National Board Member


The Executive Team of the AYSO National Office includes top professionals in all functions and disciplines of the organization including Programs, Membership Services, Business Operations, Marketing, Events, Development, Human Resources, and more.

Mike Hoyer

National Executive Director

Scott D. Gimple

Senior Director of Finance and Operations

Jill Meshekow

Director Human Resources

Yvonne Lara

Director of Marketing and Communications

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