David Messersmith is Director of Accounting and Finance, US Youth Soccer. Prior to joining US Youth Soccer, he was the sole owner of Messersmith Accounting and Tax Service, where he was been actively involved in acquisitions, debt structuring, receivable financing, accounting services, tax planning and preparation. He was previously the Controller and Treasurer for two public companies from 1975 to 1982, and with an international CPA firm from 1973 to 1975. He has served on the Boards of two for-profit corporations.
Mr. Messersmith is currently on the U.S. Soccer Foundation Board as a representative from the U.S. Soccer Federation Youth Council, and has served in that capacity since 2000. He is also the current Chair of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Budget Committee.
Mr. Messersmith served on the US Soccer Board of Directors from 1998-2006, and was Chairman of the Federation’s Youth Council from 2000-2006. He was President of US Youth Soccer from 2000-2006 and on the US Youth Soccer Board of Directors from 1998-2008. Prior to that he was the President of North Texas Soccer from 1994-2000 and has been on that Board from 1992 to present. Previously he was on the Board of Garland Soccer Association in various positions, including President, and was a youth soccer coach from 1979-1997.
David and his wife, Crystal, currently reside in McKinney, Texas. He has three grown married children and seven grandchildren.