ECNL Announces Roster For 2017 ECNL/id2 National Training Camp
RICHMOND, VA (July 20, 2017) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) and US Club Soccer have announced the participants and schedule for the 2017 ECNL/id2National Training Camp taking place July 27-31, 2017 at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon.
The camp will include approximately 85 of the top female youth soccer players born in 1999, 2000, and 2001 from across the United States. Players have been selected based on their performances at ECNL competitions, ECNL/id2 PDP events and other events throughout the year. In addition, the id2 2002 National Girls Selection and the top 14 players born in 2002 from the id2 Training Camps held over the past 12 months will be participating in the camp.
Participants will have the opportunity to play with and against the best athletes in the country and be coached by an elite staff of youth coaches from across the country.
The 2017 ECNL/id2 National Training Camp is a joint effort between the ECNL, U.S. Club Soccer’s id2 National Player Identification and Development Program, and Nike. The camp is open to all players regardless of U.S. Soccer affiliation, or lack thereof, and is sanctioned as an Olympic Development Program by US Soccer and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).
There is no cost to players aside from travel to and from the camp. Lodging, meals and training gear are provided by the ECNL, US Club Soccer and Nike.
ABOUT THE ELITE CLUBS NATIONAL LEAGUE: About Elite Clubs National League: The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) was founded in 2009 to enhance the developmental experience of female youth soccer players in the United States through: (i) improving the competitive environment through creation of a true national competitive league; (ii) improving the process for identifying elite female soccer players through a systematic scouting and identification program based on national competitions; and (iii) improving the daily training environment at top female youth soccer clubs through developing best practices and training and organizational guidelines for its member clubs. The ECNL is sanctioned by US Club Soccer and is sponsored by Nike Soccer.
ABOUT US CLUB SOCCER: A National Association member of the U.S. Soccer Federation, US Club Soccer fosters the growth and development of soccer clubs in order to create the best possible development environment for players of all ages.
Anchored by Players First and its five pillars of Club Development, Coaching Development, Player Development, Parent Engagement & Education and Player Health & Safety, US Club Soccer offers registration, league- and cup-based competition platforms, player identification and a variety of other programming, resources and services.
US Club Soccer is sponsored by Nike and supported by LaLiga through a technical partnership.