12 Results for month: 01/2018

2018 ECNL Coaching Symposium Breaks the Mold

RICHMOND, VA (January 31, 2018) – The second annual Elite Clubs National League Coaching Symposium was held in San Diego, CA from January 26-28, with nearly 150 coaches from across the United States in attendance. The event was co-hosted by the Boys ECNL and the Girls ECNL together. The three-day event featured a world-class lineup of presenters: Ian ... More

2018 Coaching Symposium Pictures


ECNL PDP Midwest (Madison) Schedule & Roster Announced

RICHMOND, Va. (January 29, 2018) – The rosters and schedule for the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) Player Development Program (PDP) event to be held in Madison, Wisconsin on February 3, 2018, have been announced. The event will be held at the University of Wisconsin’s indoor McClain Athletic Facility, with some of the best players from the ... More

ECNL Alums Reunite with Former Teammates and Coaches Over the Holiday Break

RICHMOND, VA (January 25, 2018) – The ECNL takes great pride in highlighting the Amazing Young Women that have helped shape the league into the top female youth development platform in the country both on and off the field. Over the holiday break, ECNL Alums across the country headed home from college to enjoy some down time with their families and ... More

Andi Sullivan Recognized as January S’Hero Award Recipient

RICHMOND, VA (January 23, 2018) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) today announced Andi Sullivan as the January S'Hero of the Month award recipient for individual and community leadership. As the S’Hero of the Month, Sullivan embodies the virtues that the Amazing Young WomenTM movement represents. Her determination, positive spirit and hard ... More

ECNL Alums Dominate the 2018 NWSL Draft

RICHMOND, VA (January 19, 2018) – The Elite Clubs National League has had an incredible impact on all levels of women’s soccer since its founding in 2009. Over 90% of the ECNL’s Amazing Young Women go on to play collegiate soccer every year and make an impact at the next level as cataloged in the ECNL’s College Impact series. The ECNL is now in ... More

Girls ECNL Presents State of the Game at United Soccer Coaches Convention

RICHMOND, VA (January 18, 2018) – At the world’s largest convention of soccer coaches, held this week in Philadelphia, PA, with attendees from grassroots to professional leaders, the Girls ECNL continued its mission to Raise The Game by presenting a detailed overview of strengths, weaknesses, and trends in the American female youth soccer game.  ECNL ... More


RICHMOND, VA (January 16, 2017) – The ECNL and the Amazing Young Women movement are dedicated to showcasing females that have helped shape the league into the top female youth soccer development platform in the world. As part of the movement, the ECNL is sharing the stories of the amazing young women that make the league what it is today with their ... More

ECNL Referee Development Seminar Held in Florida Between ECNL National Events

RICHMOND, VA (January 15, 2018) – The Boys and Girls Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) jointly held a Referee Development Seminar January 3rd and 4th in Sanford, Florida, featuring U.S. Soccer Director of Referee Development Rick Eddy, and four U.S. Soccer National Referee Coaches (Jozsef Michna, Barry Towbin, Dick Triche and Don Wilbur) as presenters. ... More

First ECNL International Coaching Course Held in Valencia, Spain

RICHMOND, VA (January 10, 2018) – The first ever ECNL International Coaching Course, powered by World Football Academy, took place in mid-December in Valencia, Spain with attendees from 10 different ECNL member clubs.  The course was co-hosted by World Football Academy founder and prominent educator Raymond Verheijen and Valencia CF, and included two ... More