U-15 Girls National Training Camp Kansas October 6-9

DA/ECNL varies throughout the country...the top club on the east coast is ECNL (PDA).

Although DA is only 3 years old, I suggest all of you look at the rosters of the top 15 D1 College teams. There is a very even mix. The most surprising element is how many D1 players on these top ranked teams played for their High School. Yes, this includes freshman.

Also, to add to the craziness, ODP is currently revamping its program nationwide. We personally work/train with a previous USWNT player who is part of this revamp. She seems very optimistic about the future. It’s interesting but I don’t know how that will work out.

@Justus I troll this place because the egos and arrogance in SoCal are truly some next level sh*t! As much as people give me the business here for my opinion, I am actually LMAO on the other end. That is until some people go really low and insult me on a very personal level.

Lastly, I have no idea who the other people you mentioned are but am happy some are in agreement with me here. Since I am in the minority here, it is humbling. I will say that many here need get out of the SoCal box and have some humbling experiences of their own. What I mean is, USWNT home is in SoCal but outside of that, colleges look at things much much differently...

Carry on!
 
DA/ECNL varies throughout the country...the top club on the east coast is ECNL (PDA).

Although DA is only 3 years old, I suggest all of you look at the rosters of the top 15 D1 College teams. There is a very even mix. The most surprising element is how many D1 players on these top ranked teams played for their High School. Yes, this includes freshman.

Also, to add to the craziness, ODP is currently revamping its program nationwide. We personally work/train with a previous USWNT player who is part of this revamp. She seems very optimistic about the future. It’s interesting but I don’t know how that will work out.

@Justus I troll this place because the egos and arrogance in SoCal are truly some next level sh*t! As much as people give me the business here for my opinion, I am actually LMAO on the other end. That is until some people go really low and insult me on a very personal level.

Lastly, I have no idea who the other people you mentioned are but am happy some are in agreement with me here. Since I am in the minority here, it is humbling. I will say that many here need get out of the SoCal box and have some humbling experiences of their own. What I mean is, USWNT home is in SoCal but outside of that, colleges look at things much much differently...

Carry on!
Based on your responses your not laughing. You become hostile and narrow. You delete posts because your ego cant handle it. And you have made insults. In fact this post is an insult. Please stop acting the victim. Your arrogance streams through in most of your posts.
 

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DA/ECNL varies throughout the country...the top club on the east coast is ECNL (PDA).

Although DA is only 3 years old, I suggest all of you look at the rosters of the top 15 D1 College teams. There is a very even mix. The most surprising element is how many D1 players on these top ranked teams played for their High School. Yes, this includes freshman.

Also, to add to the craziness, ODP is currently revamping its program nationwide. We personally work/train with a previous USWNT player who is part of this revamp. She seems very optimistic about the future. It’s interesting but I don’t know how that will work out.

@Justus I troll this place because the egos and arrogance in SoCal are truly some next level sh*t! As much as people give me the business here for my opinion, I am actually LMAO on the other end. That is until some people go really low and insult me on a very personal level.

Lastly, I have no idea who the other people you mentioned are but am happy some are in agreement with me here. Since I am in the minority here, it is humbling. I will say that many here need get out of the SoCal box and have some humbling experiences of their own. What I mean is, USWNT home is in SoCal but outside of that, colleges look at things much much differently...

Carry on!
While I agree with you that D1 players are a mix and ECNL is top dog in other parts of the country, you have to remember that the collegiate players that were still in high school when DA rolled out had no reason to join a DA team. Most were probably already committed to a college and kept the status quo.
 

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DA/ECNL varies throughout the country...the top club on the east coast is ECNL (PDA).

Although DA is only 3 years old, I suggest all of you look at the rosters of the top 15 D1 College teams. There is a very even mix. The most surprising element is how many D1 players on these top ranked teams played for their High School. Yes, this includes freshman.

Also, to add to the craziness, ODP is currently revamping its program nationwide. We personally work/train with a previous USWNT player who is part of this revamp. She seems very optimistic about the future. It’s interesting but I don’t know how that will work out.

@Justus I troll this place because the egos and arrogance in SoCal are truly some next level sh*t! As much as people give me the business here for my opinion, I am actually LMAO on the other end. That is until some people go really low and insult me on a very personal level.

Lastly, I have no idea who the other people you mentioned are but am happy some are in agreement with me here. Since I am in the minority here, it is humbling. I will say that many here need get out of the SoCal box and have some humbling experiences of their own. What I mean is, USWNT home is in SoCal but outside of that, colleges look at things much much differently...

Carry on!
@MARsSPEED The DA is only two years old. I agree with you about HS Soccer and the top D1 schools. My ego and arrogance all started from my days as a kiddo. You're not the first to say my competitiveness is "next level shit." For example, I shared about the Mater Dei Monarchs getting Tom Lewis to leave Capo as a HS Freshman back in 81,82. Anyway, Mated Dei is what it is today because of that move. It birthed the #1 HS Sports Program in the country right in the heart of OC. Hoops and Football no one can touch that school. Anyway, we would get unlucky in the Orange Holiday Classic and get stuck with either Mated Dei or Long Beach Poly Jack Rabbits. No mercy back in my day when I played ball Mars. Anyway, we would lose by 60. However, I would seek my competitive revenge at Main Beach outdoor courts in the summers in Laguna Beach. I would catch one of the Monarchs playing pick up alone and without his all star team. I would play extra hard and the MD guy would be "Bro, chill out, were just playing some hoops at the beach." I didn't care and he left because I slapped him so much. I'm sorry I said you and the family were lost in the Hills Have Eyes. It was a joke sir. Lastly, I came on here asking about one thing, "The List." Now I have 10 more questions. You came on here because of the GOATS FC getting into Blues Cup and you obviously had a lot of questions on why this was allowed.
 

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I don't have anything to say. Just wanted to give "surfertwins" something to disagree with or "dumb" for me for since he lacks the balls to post anything himself.
 
Slammers left DA and went back to ECNL, Arsenal also is ECNL. .... that pretty much seems like automatic disqualification from the YNT pool. It’s a shame but as other posters have said, it doesn’t matter much until players start in college and prove themselves in that venue
I hear LAFC Slammers will go back to DA once their ECNL contract is up. Slammers has this in place before LAFC took over. Any truth to that? It kinda makes sense since LAFC is an MLS DA, weird for them to play against their own. Anyone have any insight? Thanks!
 

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I don't have anything to say. Just wanted to give "surfertwins" something to disagree with or "dumb" for me for since he lacks the balls to post anything himself.
Sorry to break it to you, but as female I don’t think Surfertwins has balls.
 
I hear LAFC Slammers will go back to DA once their ECNL contract is up. Slammers has this in place before LAFC took over. Any truth to that? It kinda makes sense since LAFC is an MLS DA, weird for them to play against their own. Anyone have any insight? Thanks!
And why would they do that - didn’t have they just leave the DA last year?
 

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I hear LAFC Slammers will go back to DA once their ECNL contract is up. Slammers has this in place before LAFC took over. Any truth to that? It kinda makes sense since LAFC is an MLS DA, weird for them to play against their own. Anyone have any insight? Thanks!
I think everyone on this forum has heard the following from a coach or Doc or a big monster parent who is close to the big DMs in this arena, "I hear for next season...……" Don't believe anything and get everything in writing. Most coaches (not all coaches) will tell you what your itching ears want to hear about how good your dd is. My biggest mistake in the past was trying to get a head of everyone about the DA. I was first in line to receive my packets. That was a huge mistake. Odds are the coach your talking with won't even be the coach next year. Don't pay up front either. Don't buy uniforms until the very end. Trick coach and tell him your kid has to play CM and start or you will look around. If he/she says, "Yes" leave. If he say's, "You can leave" then stay and tell him/her you were just testing to see how they run their roster. Always a Silver Lining in this mess and you won't find that out unfortunately until the season starts.
 
I hear LAFC Slammers will go back to DA once their ECNL contract is up. Slammers has this in place before LAFC took over. Any truth to that? It kinda makes sense since LAFC is an MLS DA, weird for them to play against their own. Anyone have any insight? Thanks!
Are there “ecnl contracts”? seems that it’s a year by year thing. (At least it appears that way. With so many clubs making a switch each year.
Does LAFC exist on the youth scene outside Boys DA and the Slammers affiliation on the girls side?
Would be funny/interesting if they took over the LA Galaxy affiliates.
 

Justus

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Are there “ecnl contracts”? seems that it’s a year by year thing. (At least it appears that way. With so many clubs making a switch each year.
Does LAFC exist on the youth scene outside Boys DA and the Slammers affiliation on the girls side?
Would be funny/interesting if they took over the LA Galaxy affiliates.
Slammers & LAFC is super confusing. All I remember was "Slammers Alvarez." Now I don't know who were playing anymore and who runs what. I do like LAFC teams so far for the girls side. Very well balanced and strong. They belong playing with the top dogs in DA that's for sure. We play both versions this weekend. I will ask the few people who still like me what they know and I will report back to all of us here if rumor has some truth to it.
 
I hear LAFC Slammers will go back to DA once their ECNL contract is up. Slammers has this in place before LAFC took over. Any truth to that? It kinda makes sense since LAFC is an MLS DA, weird for them to play against their own. Anyone have any insight? Thanks!
This is false. Got LOTS of friends there. Slammers are fully committed to ECNL. You can read what the Khoury’s said about choosing it over DA, or could ask around to see that it still rings true. They’re concentrating on trying to win a national championship as last year they failed in the quest, though their 2005 lost on overtime.
 
I’m sure the Slammers will stay ECNL.
But what about the LAFC side of things?
My understanding is that LAFC and Slammers got together to give Slammers an easy entry into DA.
And now that MLS clubs are going all hands on deck with DA- will this have an impact here?
 

Justus

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I’m sure the Slammers will stay ECNL.
But what about the LAFC side of things?
My understanding is that LAFC and Slammers got together to give Slammers an easy entry into DA.
And now that MLS clubs are going all hands on deck with DA- will this have an impact here?
That would be one back and forth and then back again situation for LAFC. They would lose people with that decision. I spoke to a reliable source and he said no way in hell they make that move. However, he did say he was wrong when they went all in ECNL with two teams so he said take his news with a grain of salt. Buck you might be right though.
 
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