The mission of the League is to foster the physical, mental, and emotional character development of youth by providing a safe, organized, fair and competitive game playing opportunities for our players.
The WYSL sponsors Fall and Spring seasonal travel soccer for its member clubs, including a High School mini-season in November. Many of our overe 45 member clubs offer recreational soccer in their communities and host local and regional soccer tournaments. The WYSL offers Coach and Referee Certification Courses, supports the principles of positive coaching, and is a member of the Positive Coaching Alliance.
Each season, the League awards the team in each division with the highest sportsmanship score with the Sportsmanship Award. The League also offers the pretigious Double-Goal Coach Award to the coaches of teams that win both the Sportsmanship Award and their Divisional Championship.
The League registers more than 25,000 players under the age of 19. The League has over 50 member and guest clubs from Manhattan to the south to Interstate 84 to to the North, and Rockland to the west to Norwalk, CT tp the East, fields more than 900 girls and boys’ travel soccer teams for its fall and spring seasons. These teams are registered in the Westchester Youth Soccer League and play in the WYSL and various Premier Leagues such as the Westchester Cup, Westchester Premier, Summer League, Camps, and WInter Futsal. WYSL now offers a US Club id2 program for elite players.