Inside the ECNL | Vol. 7, Issue 2 | September 1, 2015
ECNL ANNOUNCES COACHES CODE OF CONDUCT
Over the past few years, the mission of the ECNL has been shortened to 3 simple but powerful words:  RAISE THE GAME.  These three short words represent the league's very large ambition to change and improve the daily development environment of youth female soccer players across the United States.  It is a mission that will never fully end...

MEMBER UPDATE | 2014-15 ECNL SEASON IN REVIEW
The ECNL Overall Club Championship is the most coveted award in the ECNL, as it recognizes consistent competitive excellence across every age group in the club. Previous winners of the ECNL Overall Club Championship have been PDA (NJ) (2013, 2014), Slammers (CA) (2012), and Eclipse Select (IL) (2011).  

CHRISTEN PRESS ANNOUNCED AS S'HERO OF THE YEAR
The ECNL announced Christen Press as the 2015 S'Hero of the Year award recipient for individual and community leadership.  A current member of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Champion U.S. Women's National Team and of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Chicago Red Stars, Christen has used her global presence in soccer to help improve the lives of some of the world's most in-need youth populations.    

2015-16 ECNL CONFERENCE PREVIEWS



The Southeast Conference adds three new member clubs for the 2015-16 ECNL Season. Read more about each member club and the Players to Watch!
 
  The Texas Conference is comprised of 10 member clubs across Texas and Oklahoma, three of which ranked in the top 20 Overall Club Standings!

The Northwest Conference 
is one of the largest conferences in the league 
with 15 member clubs spanning  across 3 divisions. 
 
NEWS & AN NOUNCEMENTS
Branding 101:
Review ECNL branding guidelines  and order your club's ECNL sideline product, signage, tents and more 
for  the new season! 

NWSL Update:
Seattle Reign FC has secured the 2015  NWSL Shield for the second  consecutive season, clinching first place in the regular season!

Who is your S'Hero?  
Each month, one S'Hero and one S'Hero Community Leader 
will be selected and highlighted. 
 
COACHES CORNER: TRAINING TOOLS & TIPS

Repe tition is such a big part of practice. Give your training a boost by watching these drills with the Quickster Soccer Trainer from SKLZ!
 
Passing, receiving and settling from the
ground and air!  The true-roll action gives players the reps they need to master first and second touches. 


USWNT Victory Tour!

The World Champions defeated 
Costa Rica in both opening 
matches of the Victory Tour.  
Next stop is Detroit to battle
Australia on Sept. 17

Labor Day Sneak Peak!

Best in the World T-Shirt and Short
Bundle will be on SALE

Don't Miss Out!
Sale Begins September 7th!


October 10-11, 2015
ECNL U14 Showcase  |  Grand Park, IL

November 13-15, 2015
ECNL Phoenix  |  Phoenix, AZ

December 4-6, 2015
ECNL Composite Event  |  Greensboro, NC

December 28-30, 2015
ECNL Sanford  |  Sanford, FL

February 13-15, 2016
ECNL Texas  |  Houston, TX

April 1-3, 2016
ECNL San Diego  |  San Diego, CA

May 1, 2016 
Roster Freeze Date

May 7-8, 2016
ECNL U14 Showcase  |  Greer, SC

May 28-30, 2016
ECNL New Jersey  |  Zarephath, NJ

June 10, 2016
Roster Deadline

June 2016
ECNL Playoffs  |  TBD

July 2016
ECNL Finals  |  TBD

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