ECNL Announces Schedules and Rosters for the 2019 ECNL National Training Camps
RICHMOND, VA (July 18, 2019) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) and US Club Soccer have announced the participants and schedule for the 2019 ECNL National Training Camp taking place July 22-27, 2019 and the ECNL National Training Camp taking place July 26-30, 2019. Both camps will be hosted at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon.
Approximately 90 additional youth players born in 2004, 2005 and 2006 will be invited to the annual ECNL National Training Camp from July 26-30, 2019. These players will have the opportunity to play with and against the best athletes in the country in their age groups, learn from a staff of some of the country’s top youth coaches.
The 2019 ECNL 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 Girls Elite Clubs National League: The Girls Elite Clubs National League (Girls 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 the 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.