ECNL REGIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS: DAY 3 IN REVIEW

When the sun rose on Championship Sunday, the atmosphere in New Jersey, North Carolina and Texas was full of possibilities. Thirty-four teams walked on to the pitch aiming for the elusive ECNL Regional League Championship trophy and for the U15-U17 ages, a spot in the Open Cup at the ECNL National Playoffs in Lakewood ... More

TRINITY RODMAN MAKES HISTORY IN NWSL AFTER TRAILBLAZING FOR ECNL

By Jacob Born | January 22, 2021 Trinity Rodman had done it all. She’s won four ECNL National Championships, both playing up and with her own age group. She’s won five ECNL conference titles. She’s won five Surf Cups, one of the premier tournaments on the West Coast. She’s been invited to national camps and ... More

ECNL FLORIDA: DAY 3 IN REVIEW

By Jacob Born | January 10, 2021 Late Game Heroics A win is always sweet. Turning one point into three just before the final whistle? Even sweeter.  Wilmington Hammerheads U-17s experienced this exhilaration in their match Sunday morning against Racing Louisville FC, scoring their lone goal deep into the second ... More

ECNL & Trace Expand Relationship to Help Member Clubs and Players Access Video and Recruiting Services During Crucial Time

Richmond, VA (August 12, 2020) - The ECNL and Trace are excited to announce an expanded relationship with additional benefits for ECNL Member Clubs. Trace will provide ECNL clubs with the ability to capture game results and deliver automated, individual player moments that are ready to share with college coaches, through ... More

ECNL APPOINTS DR. CRISTINA FINK AS MENTAL PERFORMANCE ADVISOR

RICHMOND, VA (July 20, 2020) – The ECNL is excited to announce that world renowned Performance Psychologist and former Olympian Dr. Cristina Fink will be the ECNL Mental Performance Advisor for the 2020-2021 season. Over the year, Dr. Fink will feature in a series of ECNL webinars and blogs intended to provide expert ... More

ECNL LAUNCHES RETURN TO PLAY RECOMMENDATIONS TO SUPPORT YOUTH SOCCER CLUBS BEGINNING TO RETURN TO TRAINING

RICHMOND, VA (May 26, 2020) – The Elite Clubs National League today launched the ECNL Return to Play Recommendations as a free resource to support the health and safety of players across the nation’s youth soccer landscape of more than three million players.  With communities across the country beginning to transition ... More

ECNL GIRLS ANNOUNCES ECNL REGIONAL LEAGUE – FLORIDA

ECNL Girls Regional Leagues continue to expand with the addition of the Florida Club League  RICHMOND, VA (May 1, 2020) – The ECNL Girls will be adding a new league to its growing platform of Regional Leagues, as the ECNL Girls Regional League – Florida will begin play in the 2020-21 season. The ECNL Girls Regional ... More

FC DALLAS TO JOIN ECNL GIRLS FOR 2020-21 SEASON

RICHMOND, VA (April 30, 2020) – The Elite Clubs National League Girls is excited to announce that FC Dallas will be joining the ECNL Girls in the 2020-2021 season. The addition of FC Dallas to the league marks another national leader in girls soccer re-aligning with the ECNL. “We are thrilled to welcome FC Dallas ... More

COMMUNICATING WITH COLLEGE COACHES

The ECNL is known for the collegiate success of our alumni.  Along with hard work on the field, getting there requires good communication skills.  We asked and 300+ college coaches told us what they are looking for and the best ways to communicate with them! Check out the tips below to help you with your recruitment. More

THE “ECNL SHOE FLIP CHALLENGE” RALLIES PLAYERS, CLUBS AND OTHERS TO USE SPORT TO PAY-IT-FORWARD 

Nation’s top youth soccer league calls on the one in four United States families with a soccer player to join the fun and support others Richmond, VA (March 20, 2020) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) announced today that it is launching the “ECNL Shoe Flip Challenge,” a national online movement calling ... More