CDYSL is a part of a much larger hierarchy of soccer organizations. This hierarchy is listed here:
|FIFA, the International Soccer Federation|
|CONCACAF, the N. American, Central American, and Caribbean Associations|
|U.S. Soccer Federation|
|U.S. Youth Soccer Association|
|Region 1 of US Youth Soccer|
|Eastern, New York Youth Soccer Association|
US Youth Soccer is the largest member of the United Stated Soccer Federation, the governing body for soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer is a nationwide body of over 600,000 volunteers and administrators, and over 300,000 dedicated coaches, most of whom also are volunteers. US Youth Soccer registers over 3,000,000 youth players between the ages of five and nineteen. US Youth Soccer is made up of 55 member State Associations; one in each state, and two in California, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.