Technical Department Manager
Valerie is a true veteran in the LSA office. She has been working for the Association since 1999. During her tenure, she has been a part of tremendous growth in both the game of soccer and in LSA. She hs, at one time or another, filled every role on the LSA staff. She continues to be a valuable resource for the membership, the Executive Committee and the Staff.
ODP Manager / Coaching Education Administrator / Field Insurance / Player Insurance Claims
Chief Administrative Officer
State Registrar and Competitions Manager
Kay comes to LSA after 13 years as an administrator and registrar at Baton Rouge SC. kay brings an understanding of the challenges and obstacles team managers and club administrators face everyday. She was also instrumental in hosting countless club tournaments and brings the US Youth Soccer Southern Regionals to Baton Rouge in 2014, 2019 and 2023. Prior to youth soccer, Kay was in both the real estate industry and served as Regional Operations Manager for The Pillsbury Company.
Player/Club Registration / State Tournament Manager / LCSL Manager / Academy Manager / Risk Management
Chief Communications Officer
Coaching Education Manager
Ryan Lazaroe has years of experience as a coaching education instructor. He is certified to teach courses for both US Soccer and United Soccer Coaches and has been a lead instructor since 2016. Amongst other licenses and diplomas, Ryan holds a US Soccer A-License, a US Youth Soccer National Youth License and the KNVB International Diploma. In November of 2022, Ryan was selected as an assistant coach with the U.S. National Paralympic Blind Soccer Team.
Ryan brings a invaluable coaching experience at all levels of the game to LSA and has a strong passion for and belief in the importance of coaching education.