ECNL Welcomes Sting Austin as New Member Club in 2017

RICHMOND, VA (April 24, 2017) – The Elite Clubs National League is excited to announce that Sting Austin will be joining the ECNL beginning in the 2017-2018 ECNL Season.  The ECNL will be the only national league in which the club will compete, and the focal point of its competitive efforts. Sting Austin is based in ... More

ECNL Announces First International Coaching Education Program, Powered by World Football Academy

RICHMOND, VA (April 24, 2017) – The ECNL is excited to announce the launch of the ECNL International Coaching Education Program to provide diverse educational and learning opportunities to help the league’s coaches and clubs provide the best possible development environment for their players.  The ECNL International ... More

April S’Hero | Monica Gonzalez

RICHMOND, VA (April 18, 2017) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) today announced Monica Gonzalez as the April S'Hero of the Month award recipient for individual and community leadership. As part of the Amazing Young WomenTM movement, the ECNL is sharing the stories of S’Heroes who are role models for our ... More

#AYWSpotlight | Olivia Smith

RICHMOND, VA (April 13, 2017) – The ECNL and the Amazing Young Women movement is 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 encouraging amazing young women to share their stories. We are ... More

[TopDrawerSoccer] Standouts from #ECNLPHX

The Elite Clubs National League's fourth National Event of the 2016-2017 Season took place this past weekend in Phoenix, Arizona and came to a close Sunday after three days of tough cross-conference competition. A total of 180 youth clubs, ranging from U14 to U18, took part in this three-day event that featured the best ... More

#UNSHAKABLE Spotlight | Shannon Rhodes

RICHMOND, VA (April 4, 2017) – The ECNL and the Amazing Young Women movement is dedicated to showcasing females that have helped shape the league into the top female youth soccer development platform in the world. The #UNSHAKABLE campaign celebrates the drive, passion, independence and strength of the ECNL athlete. ... More

March S’Hero | Brianna Pinto

RICHMOND, VA (March 28, 2017) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) today announced Brianna Pinto as the March S'Hero of the Month award recipient for individual and community leadership. As part of Amazing Young WomenTM movement, the ECNL is sharing the stories of S’Heroes who are role models for our nation... More

ECNL National Events: An Inspired & Unrivaled Playing Environment

RICHMOND, VA (March 23, 2017) – In 2009, the ECNL changed the landscape for youth female soccer players in the United States and massively elevated the quality of their soccer experience. The incredible atmosphere and excitement created at every ECNL National Event each season is just one of many ways that the league ... More

#UNSHAKABLE SPOTLIGHT | SHANNON MCCARTHY

RICHMOND, VA (March 21, 2017) – The ECNL and the Amazing Young Women movement is dedicated to showcasing females that have helped shape the league into the top female youth soccer development platform in the world.  The #UNSHAKABLE campaign celebrates the drive, passion, independence and strength of the ECNL ... More

ECNL: The Proven Pathway to College

RICHMOND, VA (March 16, 2017) – In modern soccer, no youth platform has sent more players to college, had more alums earn collegiate honors, and had more impact on the collegiate game.  In the past two years alone, the ECNL has sent more than 2,500 graduating seniors to play women’s collegiate soccer, with 2,028 in ... More