MISSION: The Elite Clubs National League, Inc. (“ECNL”) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit member-based organization founded in 2009 to enhance the developmental experience of the 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 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.
GOAL: The goal of the Elite Clubs National League is 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, and more successful player, coach, and club development model.
IMPLEMENTATION: The ECNL is led by a Board of Directors elected by the member clubs. Day-to-day operations are managed by the ECNL Commissioner. The ECNL has four primary platforms:
ECNL Frequently Asked Questions
When is the first ID Clinic for my daughter?
Sunday April 29th 2018. All clinics to be held at Central Broward Regional Park:
2000/01 & 2002 - 3:00PM - 4:30PM - Field 3 & 4
2006 & 2005 - 4:00PM - 5:30PM - Field 1 & 2
2004 & 2003 - 5:30PM - 7:00PM - Field 1 & 2
2007 & 2008 - 5:30PM - 7:00PM - Field 3 & 4
When does training start?
How many times a week will ECNL teams practice?
FC Prime's ECNL groups will train 3 times a week.
When do 2018-19 ECNL regular season games start?
Fall / August 2018
How many events annually will the teams play in?
The ECNL hold National Event Showcases annually. Each birth year plays the following:
U13 & U14 - 1 spring showcase 'Jnr ECNL Event' held in Greer SC.
U15 - 2 Showcases
U16, U17 - 3 Showcases
U18/U19 - 1 Showcase
Note - U13 has no national finals.
Can players play High School or Middle School Soccer?
Can players play other sports?
Who is the primary contact?
Alan Hough - Executive Director of FC Prime - firstname.lastname@example.org
ECNL League Information - www.eliteclubsnationalleague.com/