Roy Maas

Roy Maas owns some of the oldest in the football record book at Texas Lutheran University: career pass receptions, single-game pass receptions, career receiving yards, single-season receiving yards, single-game receiving yards, career touchdown receptions, and single-game touchdown receptions. He was recruited by the Canadian Football League and briefly played professionally for the Saskatchewan Roughriders

In 1976, he opened the Bridge, a 16-bed emergency shelter for abused and neglected boys who often ended up in the juvenile justice system. In 1977, he opened up Girlsville, an emergency shelter for girls. He expanded the organization with other non-profit child servicing agencies to form Youth Alternatives, Inc..

Today, Roy Maas Youth Alternatives (RMYA) has expanded to include the Bridge Emergency Shelter, Meadowland, a long-term residential care program in Boerne, Texas, a family counseling and resource center for the San Antonio community, TurningPoint, a transitional independent living program for young adults, and on-site charter schools serving 1st-12th grade students.

Roy served as the executive director from 1976-1994, until his untimely passing from cancer at the age of 46.

The House of Representatives paid tribute to the life of Roy Maas unanimously adopting H.R. No. 268, March 9, 1995.