A total of 104 players from 64 clubs participated in the id² Training Camp held at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz., Dec. 11-14. While this was the final id² Training Camp for the current age group cycle, which targeted boys born in 2001 and girls born in 2000, it also introduced the upcoming cycle for boys born in 2002 and girls born in 2001.
A total of 37 teams from eight NPLs have been accepted into the 2015 Jefferson Cup Boys Weekend field as part of a US Club Soccer/Jefferson Cup partnership in which special slots were allocated for NPL members.
US Club Soccer will once again have a significant presence at the annual NSCAA Convention, highlighted by an informative field session, panel discussion and engaging booth.
Welcome to beautiful Casa Grande, Ariz., for the fourth and final id2 training cycle of the current cycle, which targets boys born in 2001 and girls born in 2000.
The 2015 Florida Cup, the 11th edition of US Club Soccer’s state championship event for U-12 through U-18/19 boys and girls teams, is now accepting applications. The deadline to apply for the 2015 Florida Cup is Feb. 1.
In unprecedented fashion, alums from the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) dominated the 2014 individual awards in the SEC, ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12, and Big 12, also known as the “Power 5” conferences.
The NorCal NPL Fall College Showcase, held Nov. 22-23 in Modesto and Davis, Calif., again proved itself as an elite showcase event. With more than 100 college coaches and Player Development Program (PDP) scouts in attendance, teams from five different states battled against new and old foes in a high-stakes environment. Girls teams competed for championships in Davis, while boys teams in Modesto fought for positioning in the upcoming spring Champions League.
The 2015 id2 National Selection International Tour, Feb. 28-March 10, is heading to South America for the first time in program history. The id2 National Selection will be immersed in a multi-faceted experience on- and off-the-field that includes competing against top Argentinian youth academy teams, watching professional games and playing in some of Argentina’s best facilities.
As we look ahead to the 2015 id2 National Selection International Tour to Argentina, US Club Soccer would like to share one of our key resources for organizing international travel with a memorable soccer schedule. Premier International Tours, which helped coordinate previous id2 international trips, is again aiding next year’s tour to Argentina, Feb. 28-March 10.
The game schedules for the 2014-15 NPL Showcase (Girls), to be held Dec. 31-Jan. 2 in Palm Coast, Fla., have been released. The event features top U-15, U-16 and U-17 NPL girls teams from around the country competing at Indian Trails Sports Complex.
The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) and the World Football Academy USA are announcing a collaboration to further coaching development and education in the top youth female development league in the world. The collaboration will include educational seminars held over the next 18 months to provide specialized information for ECNL coaches in periodisation concepts to maximize long-term development of youth athletes. The seminars will be put on by world renowned football expert Raymond Verheijen, founder of the World Football Academy.
The dates and locations are now official for all National Cup XIV events, US Club Soccer’s 14th annual cup-based national championship competition. Open to all member teams in the U-11 through U-18/19 boys and girls age groups, National Cup XIV Regionals span six cities across the country in June and July 2015.
A Player Development Program (PDP) event held Nov. 9 at the Town & Country Optimist Sports Complex Fields in Austin, Texas, provided a training and identification experience for some of the state’s top boys players with targeted 2001 birth years.
A Player Development Program (PDP) event held Oct. 19 at the Seminole Soccer Complex in Sanford, Fla., continued the development of top players with targeted birth years from 1996-2001. The PDP featured 195 boys and girls players from Florida, Georgia and Texas, representing a total of 21 different clubs.
A total of 53 players from eight different clubs participated in two consecutive US Club Soccer PDP events, Nov. 1-2 in suburban New Orleans. The first day targeted girls born in 2000 at Lafreniere Park, while the second day targeted boys born in 2001 at LaSalle Complex.
The NPL Showcase (Girls) arrives in Palm Coast, Fla., in just over two months, and with top NPL clubs from 18 different states being represented at the event, there’s plenty of reason to join our eager countdown.
Applications are now available for the 2015 New Jersey Cup, the 11th edition of US Club Soccer’s state championship event for U-10 through U-18/19 boys and girls teams.
The stakes were high at the Northeast Pre-Academy League Fall 2014 Scouting Showcase, Oct. 11-13, at Classics Park in Manheim, Pa. In addition to scouts from U.S. Soccer and US Club Soccer’s id² Program being in attendance, games between Northeast Pre-Academy League opponents counted towards the league regular season standings.
Not only do games against fellow Northeast Pre-Academy League teams count towards the regular season standings, but scouts from U.S. Soccer and the US Club Soccer id2 Program will be on site.
The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), the nation’s premier female youth soccer league, today kicked off Amazing Young Women™ and its rallying cry #BeautifulAmbition. The campaign is a dynamic platform of online and local market activations that showcase and celebrate female role models offering an inspirational focus for all female athletes and teens as they prepare to be our next generation of leaders.
Last year’s Division I National Champion UCLA features a roster made of 75 percent ECNL alums in 2014.
The NPL Showcase (Girls), slated for Dec. 31, 2014 – Jan. 2, 2015 in Palm Coast, Fla., is quickly approaching. Participating U-15 through U-17 girls teams will experience elite competition, a pristine location and an environment conducive to college recruiting.
The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) was created in 2009 with the mission to “Elevate the Game” – to improve the daily training and competition environment of the best youth female players in the United States, and by doing so improve and raise the level of female soccer at all levels. In only five years, the ECNL has quickly grown to become the top youth female club league in the world.
A total of 95 players from 50 different clubs participated in an id² Training Camp at ForeKicks III in Taunton, Mass., Sept. 25-28. This was the third of four id² Training Camps of the current cycle, which targets boys born in 2001 and girls born in 2000.
US Club Soccer is proud to announce both the 2015 NPL Finals and the National Cup XIV Finals will be held at Grand Park in Westfield, Ind. The 2015 NPL Finals,slated for July 9-13, is the targeted destination for all NPL teams throughout the country, as the culminating event of year-long, league-based competition. The National Cup XIV Finals, which will take place July 17-20, is the closing event of US Club Soccer’s 14th annual cup-based national championship competition open to all members in U-13 through U-17 boys and girls age groups.