Champions !!!2009 boys ECNL won the GLA play offs
2002 Boys GLA who finished 2nd at the GLA Play offs
The time has finally come for the nations strongest girls competitive league to come to Northwest Ohio! Pacesetter is honored and proud to become a Girls ECNL Regional League Club. For more information please click on the link below:
Elite Clubs National League – Regional Leagues are operated and managed by the ECNL to insure professionalism, standards, and exceptional experience .
RICHMOND, VA (May 11, 2020) – The Elite Clubs National League Girls is excited to announce the addition of three new clubs to the ECNL Girls Regional League – Ohio Valley for the upcoming 2020-2021 season: Cleveland Force, Kings Hammer Soccer Club and Pacesetter Soccer Club.
“We are excited to welcome Cleveland Force, Kings Hammer and Pacesetter SC to the ECNL Regional League – Ohio Valley,” said ECNL Girls Commissioner Jen Winnagle. “The ECNL Regional League platform is an important expansion of the league, providing a true proving ground in competition and encouraging player development.”
Pacesetter Soccer Club has proudly offered a grassroots soccer pathway to the Northwest Ohio youth soccer community since 1980. Fielding teams in each age group that compete at the state, regional and national levels, Pacesetter Soccer Club has developed into – and proudly identifies as – a 10-time Ohio North Club of the year that has won over 50+ Ohio North State Championships. “Pacesetter Soccer Club is absolutely ecstatic for the opportunity to be a part of the ECNL Regional League and its outstanding competition, programming and experience. We fully understand how much of an honor it is to compete at this level and highly value the unique development platform that the ECNL offers to our club and players, said Girls Director of Coaching, Kirk Brazeau.” The recent changes across the national soccer landscape further highlight how unique and extraordinary the ECNL is, and we can’t express enough how thankful we are to have our girls program be a part of what we know is the strongest and most well rounded competition in the country. The ECNL now becomes the apex of our club competitive structure and offerings for both our girls and boys programs, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to offer this opportunity and exposure for our club members and all players throughout the Northwest Ohio soccer community.”
Each year, top performing teams in ECNL Girls Regional Leagues earn the opportunity to compete in the Open Cup Division of the ECNL Playoffs at the U15, U16 and U17 ages, where they will match up against other Regional League winners, as well as teams from member clubs of the ECNL.
The following clubs will be participating in the ECNL Regional League – Ohio Valley in the 2020-21 season:
|Cleveland Force||FC Pride||Indiana Fire Juniors|
|Internationals SC||Kings Hammer||NWSL Louisville Academy|
|Ohio Elite SA||Ohio Premier||Pacesetter Soccer Club|
|Pittsburgh Riverhounds||Tennessee Soccer Club||Western New York Flash|
Additional information on qualification and participating conferences for the 2020-21 Season will be released in the coming months.
About Girls Elite Clubs National League Girls: The Elite Clubs National League Girls (ECNL Girls) was founded in 2009 to enhance the developmental experience of female youth soccer players in the United States through: (i) improving the competitive environment through creation of a true national competitive league; (ii) improving the process for identifying elite female soccer players through a systematic scouting and identification program based on national competitions; and (iii) improving the daily training environment at top female youth soccer clubs through developing best practices and training and organizational guidelines for its member clubs. The ECNL Girls is sanctioned by US Club Soccer and is sponsored by Nike Soccer.
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The health and safety of our players, parents, coaches, etc are of upmost importance. The club will follow the recommendations of the CDC, State, and the appropriate leagues or tournaments. As of now, Pacesetter practices and games are proceeding as scheduled. Since the COVID-19 situation is constantly changing, we will update parents of any changes through email and social media. The Executive Director, DOC's will continue to monitor the situation and send out communication as we receive it. As always, please practice good hygiene habits. US Youth Soccer has issued health and travel guidelines at https://www.usyouthsoccer.org/usys-health-and-travel-update/. The webpage has helpful tips and contains links to the CDC, WHO and other trusted sources.
Pacesetter park is closed tonight, Brian Cairns field will be open for those who train on there