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North East Youth Soccer Organization

About Us

History:

NEYSO was established in1978 in San Antonio, TX. NEYSO operates in the heart of the city inside McAllister Park and offers soccer programs for children ages four through nineteen. NEYSO programs are intended to develop good character, mental and physical fitness, and interpersonal skills through soccer activities. Sportsmanship, social skills, and self-esteem are developed by player participation and regular interaction with volunteer coaches.

In addition to rec soccer, we offer other avenues for those seeking soccer. We are proud to declare our organization as the HOME of Special Teams. With their organization present in San Antonio, it is one of the few to offer soccer for those with special needs. They are unique and one of kind.  Also, we have partnered with the city's best competitive soccer program known as Lonestar.  Finally, for adults that are looking to play in a fun, family environment, we have our very own league that we host under the lights.  NEYSO Nights 6v6 was created as an outlet for those seeking to play for their first time or just can't hang up the boots.  

 

Vision: 

To remain the oldest and true soccer recreational organization in San Antonio by providing the best quality service and standard for our community based participation within our youth.

 

Strategic Objectives:  

 

Provide a premier soccer experience that progresses and develops players within the game by implementing the following:

  • Create a local Community
  • Promote participation through engagement with the communities least represented populations
  • Ensure facility availability, development and appropriate access throughout city
  • Support and develop the volunteer base in line with organization growth
  • Board of Directors develops and builds capacity in line with the organization growth
  • Proactively resource the NEYSO staff to ensure developmental opportunities to support program growth

Fast Facts About NEYSO

-Founded: 1978 by Bill Anderson
-Approximate number of players: 500
-Location: San Antonio

 

For more information please click here to email our Director of Recreation Pete Palomino.

 

Benefit to the Community:

NEYSO provides extensive health and wellness benefits to the San Antonio community by offering soccer programs year-round for children ages four through nineteen. There are many benefits to providing athletic programs for youth in the community. NEYSO volunteer coaches teach teamwork and life lessons through soccer. Athletic activity is a great way to fight childhood obesity as well. During registration periods, NEYSO will begin attending numerous community outreach events by visiting local schools to promote soccer for all children, regardless of financial status or skill level.

NEYSO works closely with the San Antonio City Parks and Recreation office, but is not subsidized by the city or funded by taxpayer dollars in any way. It is through donations, grants, community and local support that NEYSO is able to expand and grow to better serve the San Antonio.