8 Results for month: 11/2015

The Story Behind Abby Ward

RICHMOND, VA (November 11, 2015) - Abby Ward was the “girl with the weird eyes – a waste of space.” She was told, “You are a freak.” She was an easy target for bullies since those that approached her knew she was too shy to counter their attacks. Abby was measured by things she could not control. Those measurements turned into noise which ... More

ECNL College Impact | The Big Ten Conference

  RICHMOND, VA (November 10, 2015) - The Elite Clubs National League College Impact series began last season with a look at how the ECNL has impacted college soccer across the country.  In just over 6 years, impact of ECNL alums in the Big 10 is astounding.  During the 2015 college season, 223 ECNL alums participated in Big Ten Conference soccer ... More

ECNL College Impact | The Big 12 Conference

RICHMOND, VA (November 10, 2015) - The Elite Clubs National League was created in 2009 with the mission to “Elevate the Game” – to improve the daily training and competition environment of the best youth female players in the United States, and by doing so improve and raise the level of female soccer at all levels.  In six seasons, the ECNL has ... More

The ECNL Fuels Growing Fire in Elite Female Athletes as it Kicks off the 2015-16 Season

RICHMOND, VA (November 10, 2016) – In anticipation of the first Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), National Event of the 2015-16 season this weekend in Phoenix, AZ, the nation’s premier female youth soccer league officially kicks off the #FuelYourFire campaign today.    Fresh from the 2015 Women’s World Cup, with the 2016 Olympics around the ... More

Sarah Kate Noftsinger Moving To MLS!

RICHMOND, VA (November 9, 2015) – Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) Commissioner, Sarah Kate Noftsinger will be leaving the League to pursue a new role with MLS club Atlanta United FC effective November 30.  ECNL Member Services Manager Jen Woodie, who has worked in partnership with Noftsinger for the past two years, will become Acting Commissioner. ... More

ECNL H.E.R. Coaching Scholarship Recipient | Marisa Kresge

RICHMOND, VA (November 5, 2015) - As part of the Amazing Young WomenTM campaign, the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) has announced the 2015 recipients of the H.E.R. Coaching Scholarships (Health & Education Resources).  Ten women from across the country were chosen from a deep pool of talented applicants to continue their coaching development and ... More

U20 USWNT Continue Preparation for the 2016 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

RICHMOND, VA (November 4, 2015) - The U20 US Women’s National Team recently traveled to Madrid, Spain to continue their preparation for the 2016 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup.  The 21 player roster was over 90% ECNL players/alums, which speaks to the quality of competition within the league and the development of female youth soccer across the country. ... More

ECNL to Lead Clinic with U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Soccer for Success Program and the Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley

RICHMOND, VA (November 3, 2015) - Coaches and Players from the Nation’s Top Female Youth Soccer League will lead a clinic to empower young girls from the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Soccer for Success program, run locally by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. Nearly 90 girls from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley will take to ... More