Inside the ECNL | Vol. 9, Issue 7 | February 13, 2018
OVER 1,100 COLLEGE-BOUND ATHLETES IN THE GIRLS ECNL CLASS OF 2018
This year's graduating class of the Girls ECNL has once again set the standard, showing why the Girls ECNL is the top youth female development platform in the world.  More than 1,100  players in the Girls ECNL Class of 2018 will go on to play soccer at the collegiate level this fall, with  794 players committed to play in NCAA Division I programs .

2018 ECNL COACHING SYMPOSIUM BREAKS THE MOLD
The second annual Elite Clubs National League Coaching Symposium was held in San Diego, CA from January 26-28, with nearly 150 coaches from across the United States in attendance.  The three-day event featured a world-class lineup of presenters: Ian Barker, Todd Beane and Doug Lemov.

JANUARY S'HERO | ANDI SULLIVAN
At the peak of her career, ECNL alum Andi Sullivan's fairytale came crumbling down with an awkward landing two years ago. Now, she is back in the USWNT rotation, the number one overall 2018 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) draft pick and looking at a bright future in soccer.
ECNL ALUMS DOMINATE THE 2018 NWSL DRAFT
ECNL Alums' names were called over and over again at the 2018 NWSL Draft that took place at the United Soccer Coaches (USC) Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 19th. 26 of the 40 players drafted were ECNL Alums, accounting for  65% of the total 2018 draft class.
AYW Community Spotlight | FC Boston

Over the holidays, FC Boston held the 1st Annual Scorpion Soccer Holiday Fundraiser, a Soccerthon to collect donations for both the Boston Children's Hospital and the Scorpion Scholarship Fund.

ECNL Alum Holiday Events

The league caught up with Alabama FC, CESA, Heat FC, Santa Rosa United and SLSG-MO to learn about the ECNL Alum events and gatherings that took place over the holiday season.

A MESSAGE FROM OUR ECNL PARTNERS


ADMIN CORNER

VENUES AND TIMES UPDATE:  Reminder to input Game Change Requests for any remaining home fixtures with pending venues and times.

ROSTER FREEZE:  Just a reminder that the Roster Freeze will begin on April 30, 2018 at 11:59pm. At this time new registrations will be limited to two additional players per team until June 10, 2018.

MATCH REPORTS:  Please have your game rosters set by Thursday at 5pm for weekend fixtures.
US Club Soccer is accepting registration to the next LaLiga Formation Methodology coaching education course, March 16-18 at Texas A&M University. More courses will be announced soon.

We have added several new items to the ShopAYW store in the past few months! In addition to apparel, ShopAYW now offers drink wear and cell phone accessories!

UPCOMING ECNL EVENTS & DATES
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