To increase the popularity of soccer by building a program that will provide a rewarding and growthful experience for all players.


Its Soccer Time In West Tennessee ~

Spring Recreational Soccer Helpful Links:

You can register on line at or in person at the Westwood Community Center.

Parents Cardiac Arrest Consent Form

Parents Concussion Consent Form

Parents Information Sheet On Preventing Child Abuse In Youth Sports

Coaches Information Sheet On Preventing Child Abuse In Youth Sports

Map North Park Soccer Fields North Side

Map North Park Soccer Fields South Side



Formerly known as Kohl’s Cup, TSSA was extremely excited to have partner with the Jackson Area Wide Soccer 

to host the Fall 2017 Cleveland Grimes Friendship Cup in Jackson. The tournament dates were November 4-5, 2017.

TN Soccer provided a family fun atmosphere for our newly named Friendship Cup honoring the memory of

Cleveland Grimes, former TSSA Board Member and Executive VP.

There were inflatables, giveaways, and music on both Saturday and Sunday ..... and lots of fun for players, parents

and spectators.....there was also some very good soccer !!!

Thanks to everyone that helped make the FIRST EVER TSSA RECREATIONAL FRIENDSHIP CUP in 

West Tennessee a great success. 

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Five-year-old Joseph Westphal, front right, participates in the Sunday afternoon soccer clinic held by Lambuth men's soccer coach Paul Conway through the Jackson Parks and Recreation.

A $100,000 Check

Was Presented To The City Of Jackson In November 2014 On Behalf Of Recreational Soccer For North Park's Lights By (JAWS) Jackson Area Wide Soccer.

This brings the total donated to the City of Jackson, Jackson Parks & Recreational Department, and other soccer projects to over $250,000 in the last 12 years by (JAWS) Jackson Area Wide Soccer




Tennessee Sports Concussion Law

This New Law Went Into Effect January 1, 2014

In April 2013, Tennessee became the 44th state to pass a sports concussion law designed to reduce youth sports concussions and increase awareness of traumatic brain injury. The legislation, Public Chapter 148, has three key components:

  1. To inform and educate coaches, youth athletes and their parents and require them to sign a concussion information form before competing.
  2. To require removal of a youth athlete who appears to have suffered a concussion from play or practice at the time of the suspected concussion.
  3. To require a youth athlete to be cleared by a licensed health care professional before returning to play or practice.

Both public and private school sports and recreational leagues for children under age 18 that require a fee are affected by the new law. The law covers all sports.

Parent Concussion Consent Form

For more information call 731-425-8378.

Concussion Form In Spanish



On August 7, 2012 the Jackson City Council recognized JAWS at their meeting with a plaque. In attendance were Susan, Bob, Bobby, Alex and Pope.

Here is a copy of the press release.

The Board of Directors of the Jackson Area Wide Soccer Association (JAWS) recently announced that it will commit to the City of Jackson up to $25,000 to be used toward the renovation of the fields at Kate Campbell and other maintenance and improvements to the City of Jackson soccer fields.  This commitment will be the first of an ongoing pledge to provide the City of Jackson every three years of up to $25,000 for maintenance of soccer fields.  

JAWS hopes that this pledge of up to $25,000 will help bring the fields at Kate Campbell Park back up to standards, and provide a safe field of play; as well as providing additional funding for maintenance over the next 3 years.  JAWS understands the importance of maintenance and has assisted the City of Jackson in the past with projects directed solely toward field maintenance.    

It is JAWS’ hope that in the future, donations to the City of Jackson can be used for the purpose of undertaking new projects (example: lights for North Park, New Soccer Complex, etc.), developing new programs (example: soccer for South Jackson, 3v3 tournament, etc.) and continuing to grow soccer in Jackson.



Instructional Video For Dribbling

Instructional Video For Passing

Instructional Video For Shooting

Instructional Video For Turns

Instructional Video For Juggling

Please Note: All of these instructional videos were recorded for the "Quicktime Player". Each video is between 50 and 90 mbs, so depending on your down load speed they can take up to 2 to 3 minutes to load.

 FINALLY ~ 501-C3

Jackson Area Wide Soccer has been working for the last three plus years to achieve tax exempt 501-C3 status. As of 7/15/10, JAWS received the letter of certification from the IRS granting this status. Thanks to everyone for the hard work and dedication to finally achieving this tax exempt status.




$10,000 DONATION TO THE CITY OF JACKSON Jackson Area Wide Soccer presented a $10,000 donation to the City of Jackson on Saturday September 9, 2006 at the opening day ceremony of fall recreational soccer. This donation will go toward the purchase of new goals for refurbishing Murray Field to put back into service 6 full size practice fields. The remainder of the donation will be utilized to sod the baseball fields at North Park where the clay is on the fields, so as to provide more playable surfaces as well as safer playing fields. This $10,000 donation brings the total to $50,000 that the Jackson Area Wide Soccer has been able to give to the City of Jackson to assist in the development of facilities, programs and anything else required that is not budgeted. 

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