The Rhode Island Futsal Association is dedicated to promoting and developing the sport Futsal in Rhode Island. This will be achieved by engaging associations and clubs in an honest and transparent way through a learning environment for coaches, players, parents, and referees alike. We strive to achieve the highest level of professionalism, the highest quality of officiating and the overall best experience for all participants.
The Rhode Island Futsal Association is a proud member of U.S. Youth Futsal, the United States Soccer Federation and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). It is the largest futsal organization in Rhode Island and is fully sanctioned and approved by those associations.
Geoffrey Sampaio, Director of Player Development
Austin Dias, Boys Director
William Shepard, Girls Director
Pedro Miranda, Director of Goalkeeping
Kevin Arboleda, Adult Leagues Coordinator
Marcos Loberto, Senior International Staff - South America
Nuno Santos, Senior International Staff - Europe
Marliot Blanco, Personnel Director
Chris DeVerna, Member-at-Large
Howie Reiner, Member-at-Large
Anouar Benzina, Member-at-Large
Rhode Island Futsal Association Advisory Board
The Rhode Island Futsal Association Advisory Board meets four times a year with the objectives of helping the organization's leaders achieve excellence in all program areas. The advisory board is comprised of associations and club members, coaches, players, parents and referees.
Rhode Island Futsal Association is part of U.S. Youth Futsal, headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. The programs continue to grow as coaches, parents and most importantly players, fall in love with the world's best indoor soccer option - Futsal!