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NISA Co-Founder Jack Cummins Memorial Fund

Son. Brother. Friend. Teammate. Colleague. Advisor. Pioneer. Ambassador. Jack (John) Cummins was all of these things and meant a lot to so many. He had a gift, he brought people together and he gave from the heart. In the end, it was just too soon to see him go. In...

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PlayerFM Interview with Peter Wilt

Originally posted on PlayerFM. On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Rebel Nest Sports LLC Partner and founder of the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) Peter Wilt calls in! We look at his journey through US Soccer and the founding of a new soccer...

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NISA Has The Right Idea About American Soccer

Originally posted on Adamsonwedia. When it comes to association football in the United States, Major League Soccer is the 600-pound gorilla. What was formed as part of the deal to bring the World Cup to the U.S. in 1994 has flourished into a stable, thriving...

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Creating Fan-Ownership Models for the US

Originally posted on FiftyFive.One. There have often been conversations and dreams of building a fan-ownership model for clubs that we see in Germany, England, the rest of Europe, and throughout the world. The tricky business of soccer in the US and ownership laws...

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NISA Launches Fan Owned Club Initiative

NISA Partners with Firm Cutting Edge Capital to Offer Fans Stake in Pro Clubs Chicago, Saturday, January 6, 2018: Speaking at a Town Hall event for Eric Wynalda, National Independent Soccer Association Co-Founder Peter Wilt announced the creation of a program to form...

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Text of Peter Wilt’s Eric Wynalda Endorsement Speech

Thank you all for coming here tonight to support Eric Wynalda’s candidacy. Thank you to the Illinois State Soccer Association and its President Claudio Frigo for inviting me to speak and for all your work growing the game in the United States, thank you to the next...

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NISA Announces Open System Pyramid Details

Plan Includes New Pro 4th Division, Free Entry & Pro/Rel With Top Amateur Leagues Chicago, Thursday, December 21: The National Independent Soccer Association announced details of a new open system pyramid with free club entry. The structure is scheduled to launch...

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