The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) was founded in 2009 to change the landscape for elite female soccer players in the United States through innovative, player-centered programming and to enhance the overall experience by creating a better, more enjoyable, more accessible, and more successful player, coach, and club development model. It enhances the developmental experience of female youth soccer players in the United States through:
* Improving the competitive environment through creation of a true national competitive league with multiple flights;
* Improving the process for identifying elite female soccer players for the U.S. Soccer youth national teams through a systematic scouting and identification program based on national competitions; and
* Improving the daily training environment at top female youth soccer clubs through developing best practices and training and organizational guidelines for its member clubs.
In the coming week we will put together an information session led by Josh Sterling, our GM, and Peter Colbert, our President, to discuss what the future looks like for the teams moving into this elite league. We will answer any questions that you may have, and we will briefly describe what the coming year, and beyond, looks like for these age groups. We are MOST conscious of the impact financially on our members, and we think you will be pleased that we will show, you will not have to ‘break the bank’ to get your daughters amazing college exposure, and the benefits of this opportunity WELL outweigh the costs. Look for an upcoming date and venue, as I will send this out as soon as we can secure a time and space for us to all meet.