The Heartland Soccer Association, Inc., a non-profit educational youth soccer association, is located in Overland Park, Kansas. It was originally known as Johnson County Soccer League, and was established in 1977 to promote soccer in Johnson County. Due to its size, 600 players were initially divided into Shawnee Mission Schools Districts. After a few years, they created the Kansas Premier Soccer League. This league is for players who want to move up the ladder. In 1995, the company was merged with KPSL and changed its name to Heartland Soccer Association, Inc.
Heartland Inc. hosts many tournaments for both boys and girls, premier and recreational teams. It oversees soccer and organizes some of the most important soccer SPBO tournaments in Kansas and Kansas City, including the Toyota Midwest All Girls Tournament and the Kansas City Invitational and Champions Cup.
Heartland is home to more than 700 teams, 12,000 youth soccer players, 2,000 coaches, and 350 referees within the Kansas City metropolitan area. It is also a member the Kansas Youth Soccer Association, the US soccer Federation and the US Youth Soccer Association.
Heartland Soccer Association is made up of six clubs:
* Blue Valley Soccer Club
* Olathe Soccer Club
* Northwest United Soccer Club
* Overland Park Soccer Club
* Kansas Premier Soccer League
* Southwest United Soccer Club
All soccer league operations will be moved to Heartland Soccer offices located in Overland Park, Kansas. This will also be where all the upcoming spring soccer seasons will take place.