Colorado Rush U16 Girls seek to defend crown By Robert Ziegler, ESNN

RICHMOND, VA. (August 29, 2012): Wes Hart’s Colorado Rush ECNL U16 side knows they have a target on their backs after winning last year’s ECNL National Championship. The team is looking forward to the challenge, nonetheless. [continue reading] More

The Chance arrives in Manchester, England by Fay Wells, ESPN

July 29, 2012 After landing early Sunday morning, the winners of The Chance: Female Finals headed out for a quick training session with their new teammates. Although the girls played together before, they hadn’t played together as a team – so everyone was still feeling things out a bit. Even so, things looked pretty ... More

The Chance: From 1,000s to 100

RICHMOND, VA (July 21, 2012):  2012 ECNL / id2 National Training Camp presented by The Chance continues July 23-25, 2012 at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, OR. With approximately 100 players from the 1993-1996 birth years attending, who has the hunger to rise above the competition? Follow all the action from The ... More

The ECNL announces the 2012 Overall Club Champion

RICHMOND, VA (July 3, 3012):  The Elite Clubs National League has announced Slammers FC as the 2012 ECNL Overall Club Champion, the league’s most coveted championship. To view the final 2012 ECNL Club Rankings, click here. More

Hundreds of top girls’ soccer teams converge on Waukegan, Ill. for Elite Clubs National League’s National Finals

** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** June 22, 2012 Contact: ECNL Commissioner Sarah Kate Noftsinger (804) 337-9898 Waukegan, IL (June 23, 2012) - The Elite Clubs National League resumes its National Showcase Event Series in Chicago’s northern suburbs on Sunday, as the country’s top ... More

ECNL All Event Teams Announced

RICHMOND, VA (June 13, 2012)- The Elite Clubs National League announced the All-Event Teams from the final event in the 2011-2012 ECNL National Showcase Event Series, which was held May 26-28, 2012 in Zarephath, NJ. A total of 110 teams from 44 ECNL Member Clubs participated in the event, with games taking place at the ... More

Chart Toppers: ESPNHS Power Rankings

ESPNHS.COM (June 7, 2012)- Mustang re-enters the Under-16 rankings and a few Under-18s swap places to highlight the changes. U14  |  U15  |  U16  |  U17  |  U18 More

2012 ECNL National Finals

2012 NATIONAL FINALS - GUIDE GENERAL INFORMATION: Date: June 24–30, 2012 (staggered age groups, see schedule below) Location: Waukegan Sports Complex. (Parking information) Rules Overview & Referee Memo: Click here. Practice Fields: The complex is resting the fields so no one is allowed on them ... More

News Coverage: Zaraphath/PDA 2012

The Elite Clubs National League wrapped up our 2012 regular season National Showcase Events series in Zaraphath, New Jersey the weekend of May 26-28, 2012 as part of the uber elite PDA Girls College Showcase, hosted by founding ECNL Member Club Player Development Academy (PDA). This was the final event in the 2012 ... More

ECNL announces 2012 ECNL / id2 National Training Camp presented by Nike’s The Chance

RICHMOND, VA. (April 26, 2012): The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) and US Club Soccer have announced that the 2012 ECNL / id2 National Training Camp will be held July 23-25 at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., presented by Nike’s The Chance. At the camp, approximately 100 of the top female youth ... More