St. Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club




1. Background of the ECNL

The ECNL was founded in 2009 by forward-thinking Directors of Coaching across the country who saw a need for change in and special commitment to improving the daily environment for American elite...

2. Player Development in the ECNL

How is Playing in the ECNL better for a female youth soccer player than in other leagues or associations?

The ECNL is a proven pathway for players seeking to improve as individuals to go on and play at the next level be it College, Professional and or Nationally. In...

3. Competitive Structure of the ECNL

The ECNL competitive structure has evolved over the past several years.  The structure has transformed from two flights (A and B) of 20 teams playing only in National Showcase events to a much more...

4. ECNL Player Identification Program


The ECNL Player Identification Program is intended to provide a better, more efficient, and streamlined process for identifying players with the potential to play with the US Soccer Youth National Teams, and to provide additional exposure and opportunity to top players across the ECNL. 


5. College Recruiting in the ECNL

The ECNL is comprised of 80+ of the most competitive clubs across the country. Over the course of the playing season, clubs gather to participate in five (5) ECNL National events and one (1) National Playoff event (how many events of the five is dependent upon age group)....

6. The ECNL National Playoffs & Championships

The ECNL post-season events, termed the National Playoffs and Championship, are both "qualifying events" and include 240 of the 320 ECNL teams U14 through...

7. Administration of the ECNL

The ECNL is an independent, non-profit, member-based 501 (c)(3) organization, with an independent governance and leadership structure.  The ECNL Board of Directors and staff solely governs all...

Club Contact for SLSG ECNL

Further Contact and Details

If at any time you have any further questions regarding the SLSG MO ECNL program not covered in the FAQ, please contact:

ECNL Director – Ralph Richards



Note: The information above is current as of 12/1/17. This information could change at any point and will be updated when new information is presented to St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri Girls






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