About Salem Youth Soccer Association

SYSA is an all volunteer non-profit organization. The operation of the club and its resources are handled by its all volunteer Board of Directors. If you are interested in learning more about the Board of Directors or assisting with the operation of the club please reach out through the contact form below. We are always looking for more support to continue to build the club. Volunteers and community support make this club possible for hundreds of kids in Salem, New Hampshire.

Meet The Board

Executive Board

Jovin Ciarletta

President - president@salemsoccer.com

SYSA is a great organization to help develop your child’s social and athletic skills. My oldest started playing and loved it so I decided to get involved. I coached two of my kids in Rec league. Seeing everything that goes into it and the fun the kids have only made me want to help more. You can help too! Please reach out to get involved!

Kyle Tavares

VP of Rec - rec@saemsoccer.com

Build and roster all teams
Schedule all matches for the SRL
Point of contact for all rec coaches, trainers, and referees

Justin Waitt

Design and execute fall tryouts
Build and roster Salem travel teams
Schedule all home Salem travel teams

Donald Iverson II

Manage all SYSA funds
Build budgets for rec and travel soccer
Point of contact for all finance-related inquiries

Sam Carvalho

Secretary

Attend and record minutes of all Board meetings
Collect nominations, record results of director appointment voting, and general membership meeting elections.
Maintains current listing of all board members’ contact listing

General Board

Contact: registrar@salemsoccer.com
  • Registrar all travel teams with the NHSA
  • Work with coaches to complete Safesport and background checks.
  • Assist the travel director with any needs from the boys travel teams
  • Plan for tryouts, recommend qualified coaches, and ensure the accurate and timely registration of
    players and teams to include the collection of player’s fees, player cards and registration
    paperwork.
  • Attend their respective state league meetings
  • Assist the travel director with any needs from the girls travel teams
  • Plan for tryouts, recommend qualified coaches, and ensure the accurate and timely registration of
    players and teams to include the collection of player’s fees, player cards and registration
    paperwork.
  • Attend their respective state league meetings
  • Send out league-wide communications to all SYSA families and teams
  • Admin for SYSA Facebook and Instagram Page
  • Replies to any questions brought forth to the league from email or social media accounts
  • Servers as an advisor to the board on issues of policy, procedure and disciplinary issues
  • Duties and responsibilities to be established by Executive Board at time of appointment
Contact: uniforms@salemsoccer.com
  • Organize all travel and rec kit needs
  • Point of contact for kit suppliers
  • Maintain kit inventory for travel and rec
  • Maintaining and ordering equipment and distribution to coaches
  • Plan and provide for the maintenance and repair of fields and equipment.
  • Responsible for laying out the fields each season and ensuring fields are lined weekly. Maintains all paint and painting equipment for fields.
  • Maintains all SYSA sheds and storage facilities.

Point of contact for the SRL end-of-year jamboree and the skills competition

Support Members/Volunteers

Volunteer Roles

Executive Board

Responsible for the day to day operations of the club. These positions are nominated by the overall membership of SYSA and confirmed by majority vote. (Positions can not be held for more than two consecutive terms.)

Roles include: President, Vice President of Recreation, Vice President of Travel, Treasurer, and Secretary.

General Board

Assist Executive Board through coordinating both Rec and Travel programs.  General Board Member appointments expire annually. (There is no limit on the number of reappointments.)

Roles include: Director of Coaching, Director of Referees, Recreational Division Coordinators, Boys and Girls Travel Coordinators, Director of Communications, Member at Large, Uniform Coordinator Equipment Coordinator, and Fundraising Chairperson.

Coaching

Responsible for running at least one session per week and attending all matches. Highly recommended for rec coaches to obtain at least one grassroots license. Required for any Travel coaches. For more information on how to obtain a grassroots license https://nhreferee.org/

Referee

SYSA is always looking to increase our local pool of referees for both the Salem Rec and Travel programs. For more information on becoming a patched referee. This is a paid position for both rec and travel matches. https://nhreferee.org/

General Volunteer

Assist seasonal events such as the travel skills competition or the end of season SRL jamboree.

Become A Volunteer