April 27, 2021 – Herndon, VA – Herndon Youth Soccer and Arlington Soccer announced the extension of their partnership, giving Herndon players a pathway to the Elite Clubs National League for both boys and girls. The partnership also provides Herndon players access to College Showcases, College ID Camps and other College Identification programs run by Arlington Soccer.
“This partnership furthers Herndon’s emphasis on player development and provides an exciting pathway
for our players to train and compete on a national level while gaining access and exposure to additional college recruiting opportunities,” said Executive Director Greg Andrulis.
“Herndon has been a hotbed for talented players in Northern Virginia for several decades and has established itself as a club truly focused on player development,” Arlington Soccer Technical Director German Peri said. “We are excited about extending our partnership with Herndon and are actively looking for new ways to collaborate in the future.”
Herndon’s top teams currently compete in the Club Champions League, with many teams at the top of the standings in both Premiership and Championship. The partnership provides an opportunity for the club’s most talented players to be ID’d and compete in the ECNL.
The ECNL represents the epitome of excellence in youth soccer, for boys and girls, as the league and its clubs, players, coaches, and everyone involved seeks to constantly “Raise the Game” for the future. The mission of the ECNL is to “Raise the Game” by elevating standards and experience in all aspects of youth soccer. The ECNL is composed of U13-U19 Age Groups for the 2021-2022 seasonal year.