Georgia Soccer is the authorized state youth and adult association for Georgia within the United States Adult Soccer Association, United States Youth Soccer Association, and through them is part of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). Also, Georgia Soccer serves as the official National State Association of USSF making it responsible to act on behalf of USSF and provide licensing courses for coaches and certification courses for referees. In turn, the United States Soccer Federation is the recognized national soccer association within the Federation International de Football Association (FIFA), the worldwide governing body for soccer. Essentially, we serve affiliated member organizations throughout Georgia in both program and administrative support activities. Georgia Soccer affiliates organize and operate their own programs. Assistance from Georgia Soccer primarily helps strengthen the ability to provide good, well-rounded soccer experience for their membership. Most importantly, our youth and adult soccer affiliates benefit most by sharing their experiences and knowledge with each other. In becoming an affiliate of the Georgia Soccer, an affiliate has access to all programs, events and activities related offered by the association. In addition, member affiliates have access to the highest level of training for coaches and referees. As well, Georgia Soccer offers many other programs that make the game of soccer possible.