ECNL Goals & Mission

The ECNL has four main Goals:

  • Create a Competition Structure
  • Create a Player Identification Platform
  • Create a Resource Sharing Structure
  • Create a Standards, Guidelines, & Incentives Structure

Mission Statement:
The Elite Clubs National League, Inc. (“ECNL”) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit member-based organization founded in 2009 to enhance the developmental experience of the female youth soccer players in the United States through:

  • Improving the competitive environment through creation of a true nationally-based competitive league with multiple flights;
  • Improving the process for identifying elite female soccer players for the U.S. Soccer youth national teams through a systematic scouting and identification program based on national competition;  
  • Improving the daily training environment at female youth soccer clubs through developing best practices and training and organizational guidelines for its member clubs.