The SLSG Illinois Boys Program is the most successful boys program in Southern Illinois. The program is reknowned for both its history in player development and quality of coaching. Our teams compete in both National and local level platforms to offer a home for players of all ages and abilities.
Boys Youth Program (U6-U12)- The boys youth program serves our youngest players with a heavy focus on individual and technical development. Teams play in house in the SLSG Premier Leagues or in SLYSA.
Boys Elite Program (U13-U19)- The boys elite program serves players U13-U19 with a continued focus on individual development as well as on individual and group decision making. Teams play locally in SLYSA or in the Boys ECNL, a national league platform comprised of some of the best clubs in the country. High school aged players in the Elite program are able to play with their high school teams and we are proud of the impact our players have with their schools and community.
Boys Premier Program (U13-U19)- The boys premier program serves players U13-U19 with a focus on individual development as well as on individual and group decision making. Teams in the Premier program play locally in SLYSA in addition to multiple tournament/showcase events. High School aged players in the Premier program are able to play with their high school teams and we are proud of the impact our players have with their schools and community.
Saint Louis FC Academy (U13-U19)- The Saint Louis FC Academy program serves players U13-U19 and is designed as a professional pathway to the Saint Louis FC Professional Team, with most of the teams competing in the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) Development Academy League. For more information: https://www.saintlouisfc.com/academy