The Stratford Youth Sports Association (SYSA) is an unincorporated group formed to promote positive youth development through sports. The SYSA provides a forum for youth sports leagues and other representatives to discuss ideas and concerns, and to develop and implement solutions to shared problems and is working to raise standards in youth sports.

The SYSA, which meets quarterly, is comprised of representatives from the Stratford Little League, Sterling House Community Center, Stratford PAL Pop Warner Football, Stratford PONY Baseball League, the Recreation Department, St. James Regional School, Stratford Public School athletic directors, St. Mark Youth Sports, the Stratford PAL Girls’ Softball League and the Stratford YMCA.

Parents, players, coaches, officials and clergy also serve.

Information is available from President Bill O’Brien at Sterling House, bobrien@sterlinghousecc.org or 203-378-2606, ext. 106. For information about coaches’ clinics, contact Tammy Trojanowski with the Stratford Community Services at ttrojanowski@townofstratford.com or at 203-385-4095.