8 Results for month: 09/2016

[SoccerAmerica] ‘Developing smarter players: What we should and shouldn’t coach at the younger ages — and why’ by Christian Lavers

[This article was originally posted on www.socceramerica.com. Click here to see original post.] RICHMOND, VA (September 30, 2016) - The greatest area for improvement in American youth soccer is in the sophistication of thought and decision-making of players. While the USA has no shortage of great athletes, and players with a decent level of basic ... More

AYW Spotlight | Phallon Tullis-Joyce

RICHMOND, VA (September 29, 2016) – The ECNL and the Amazing Young Women movement is dedicated to showcasing the females that have helped shape the league into the top female youth soccer platform in the world.  As part of the movement, the ECNL is encouraging amazing young women to share their stories.  We are excited to announce Phallon Tullis-J... More

2016-2017 Southeast Conference Preview

RICHMOND, VA (September 27, 2016) –As the 2016-2017 ECNL Southeast Conference competition gets underway, we quickly reviewed the 2015-2016 season and have taken a look at the upcoming season and what each team is looking to accomplish, with special attention given to the players to watch in the 2016-2017 season. To read the 2016-2017 Southeast Confe... More

September S’Hero | Alexa Halko

RICHMOND, VA (September 22, 2016)- Alexa Halko has just returned from embarking on a journey as the youngest female athlete on Team USA in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. The 16-year-old, high school junior competed, and medaled, in three track events in the Paralympic games and fulfilled a dream she has had since the tender age of seven. Halko was ... More

2016-2017 Texas Conference Preview

RICHMOND, VA (September 20, 2016) –As the 2016-2017 ECNL Texas Conference competition gets underway, we quickly reviewed the 2015-2016 season and have taken a look at the upcoming season and what each team is looking to accomplish, with special attention given to the players to watch in the 2016-2017 season. To read the 2016-2017 Texas Conference ... More

2016-2017 Mid-Atlantic Conference Preview

RICHMOND, VA (September 16, 2016) –As the 2016-2017 ECNL Mid-Atlantic Conference competition gets underway, we quickly reviewed the 2015-2016 season and have taken a look at the upcoming season and what each team is looking to accomplish, with special attention given to the players to watch in the 2016-2017 season. To read the 2016-2017 Mid-Atlantic ... More

ECNL Announces Kristin Brunner as Member Services Manager

RICHMOND, VA (September 9, 2016) – The Elite Clubs National League is pleased to announce that Kristin Brunner has been hired as the Member Services Manager. Brunner will lead registration and conference scheduling, and be the liaison between member clubs within the league to enhance communication and other league initiatives. Brunner grew up in ... More

ECNL Players Dominate the 2016 U17 FIFA Women’s World Cup Roster

RICHMOND, VA (September 6, 2016) – Players competing in the ECNL and developed by ECNL clubs have dominated American youth national teams for the past seven years.  In the 8th year of the ECNL’s existence, the impact of the ECNL and its clubs on youth national team rosters is even more dramatic. The U17 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be held in ... More