Elite Clubs National League
The ECNL started in 2009 to give the top female athletes in the country an opportunity to play against the best, be scouted and given an opportunity to play with the USWNT programs and to play in front of the Nation’s top college scouts.
The SLSG Illinois ECNL program, was launched in the fall of 2012 in order to help prepare players for the next level of soccer, expose our players to a higher level of college coaches, and to compete against the top clubs, players, and coaches in the country.
All ECNL teams will compete in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL)- Midwest Conference. The conference consists of 11 clubs including: Eclipse Select Soccer Club, Eclipse Select Soccer Club Noth , Gretna Elite Academy, FC Wisconsin, Kansas City Athletics, Michigan Hawks Magic, Michigan Hawks , Minnesota Thunder Academy, St. Louis Scott Gallagher Navy, St. Louis Scott Gallagher White, Vardar Soccer Club. Players train 3-4 times per week.
SLSG Illinois ECNL teams are under the direction of Nationally licensed coaches. These coaches know through experience, exactly what players need to be success at the next level. Our staff will guide you through the recruiting process and help players find the right fit both academically and athletically.