RICHMOND, VA (February 26, 2021) – The ECNL Girls is thrilled to announce Arlington Soccer Association will join the country’s top youth female league for the 2021-22 season. Bringing Arlington Soccer into the league continues to bolster the talent and fierce competition of the Mid-Atlantic Conference and will support the ECNL mission to Raise the Game across the country. For more than a decade, the ECNL has supported the nation’s leading clubs as they develop the next generation of college and professional stars.
“The ECNL continually provides players, clubs and coaches with the ability to achieve their goals through top-level competition,” said ECNL Girls Commissioner Jen Winnagle. “We are excited to have Arlington Soccer join the league to continue that mission. Players will experience new competition and face new programs through the ECNL platform, and the addition of new member clubs fulfills the demand for a constantly growing and increasing standard of excellence to keep the nation’s best players challenged.”
Arlington Soccer Association
Founded in 1970, Arlington Soccer Association provides quality soccer programs and experiences for people of all abilities, backgrounds and financial means to encourage personal growth, promote a love for the game, and advance soccer in Arlington and surrounding communities. Arlington Soccer offers recreational, developmental and travel soccer, as well as a number of camps and clinics to more than 9,000 children per year. Arlington Soccer is dedicated to providing participants with the opportunity to learn, have fun, and reach their full potential.
“We are honored to join the ECNL Girls and look forward to partnering with the league and member clubs to foster player development,” said Adam Brick, Arlington Soccer Executive Director. “This is a major accomplishment for our girls program and a testament to the hard work and dedication of our players and coaching staff. We are thrilled to have our elite girls join our boys teams as we become an all-in club.”
About the ECNL:
The ECNL is the nation’s leading youth soccer development platform. The ECNL respects and celebrates the unique individuality of every youth soccer player and club, supporting and enabling them to unleash their unfettered passion and fierce tenacity in striving to achieve their potential.
The ECNL mission to Raise the Game is a total commitment to create the best possible environment for players, coaches, referees and administrators, with a determination to constantly question convention and challenge the status quo in youth sports.
The ECNL Commitment:
We will lead, set our eyes on new horizons, and pursue them relentlessly. Born out of the belief in a better way. Continued in the ever-evolving pursuit of excellence.