EASTSIDE FC ACCEPTED INTO THE GIRLS ELITE CLUBS NATIONAL LEAGUE
Eastside FC is excited to announce that it will be joining the Girls Elite Clubs National League (Girls ECNL) beginning in the 2019-2020 season.
“We are very proud to announce that we have been accepted into the ECNL” said Eastside FC Executive Director, Chance Fry. “We appreciate the collaboration with Reign Academy over the past 2 years and wish them well going forward”
“Eastside FC is very honored to have the opportunity to compete in the ECNL,” said Tom Bialek, Eastside FC Director of Soccer. “The league has a proven track record for creating a great competitive environment, that also maximizes the college exposure opportunities for the players.”
The Girls ECNL is a top development and competition platform for female soccer players, with conference competition in six age groups (U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, and U18/19) and collegiate exposure through the ECNL National Events, the largest collegiate showcases in the country. In addition to the competition platform, the Girls ECNL offers player identification and development opportunities for top players in every conference, unique coaching education and club development programs, and player health and education resources.
“We are excited to welcome Eastside Football Club into the Girls ECNL for the upcoming season,” said ECNL Commissioner Jen Winnagle. “The club’s philosophy and leadership will make them a great addition, enhancing the quality of competition within the Northwest Conference.”
Eastside FC will begin formal competition in the Girls ECNL in August 2019. Additional new clubs will be announced in the Girls ECNL in the coming weeks.
Watch for more details regarding an ECNL information night and FAQ’s coming soon.
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 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 Girls ECNL is sanctioned by US Club Soccer and is sponsored by Nike Soccer.
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