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Elite Clubs National League

Elite Clubs National League

For Phoenix Rising Youth players ages 13-18, exposure to college coaches and the college recruiting process is important.  The ECNL has provided to excel in recruiting opportunities for our membership.  It is a top priority for our staff to assist our players in finding the right school, athletically and academically, where he, or she, will be successful.

Mission of Elite Clubs National League

The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) was founded in 2009 to enhance the developmental experience of female youth soccer players in the United States through:

  • Improving the competitive environment through creation of a true national 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 competitions; and
  • Improving the daily training environment at top female youth soccer clubs through developing best practices and training and organizational guidelines for its member clubs.

If you are interested in registering, please complete the forms

Boys Register or contact Adam Burke (

Girls Register or contact Paul Taylor (


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