WEST SIDE ALLIANCE JOINS ECNL GIRLS REGIONAL LEAGUE FOR 2021-22 SEASON
RICHMOND, VA (March 4, 2021) – The ECNL Girls is thrilled to announce that West Side Alliance will join the ECNL Girls Regional League - Texas for the 2021-22 season with their top girls teams. By continually adding top-level clubs and competition to the ECNL Regional Leagues, the league continues its 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.
“We are delighted to have West Side Alliance join the ECNL Girls Regional League Texas,” said ECNL Girls Commissioner Jen Winnagle. “These players will experience unrivaled competition and face new programs in the ECNL platform, and this new addition will continue to increase the standard of excellence in the Tulsa market.”
West Side Alliance Tulsa, OK
West Side Alliance was founded in 1992 with the purpose to promote goodwill, foster personal development and nurture children through the sport of soccer. West Side Alliance offers programming for children ages 2-19 from the highest level of competitive soccer to an experience-rich recreational soccer program since its inception, and recently added an upper arm for pro-am/semi pro players beyond high school. The club has produced elite level youth competitive soccer teams, numerous club and state championships and hundreds of collegiate athletes. Recently WSA won a national championship (2019), a national final-8 (2018 and 2017), and is a 3X (2018, 2019, 2020) back-to-back-to-back Club Overall Champion with the Red River NPL regional conference.
"After thoughtful, deliberate and strategic consideration, West Side Alliance is extremely excited to announce our membership into the ECNL Regional League for the 2021-22 year and beyond,” said Kerry Shubert, Director of Coach of WSA Elite Girls programing. “For years, the ECNL structure has provided the highest-level competition platform for female youth players in our country. We are confident joining the ECNL Regional League provides our players and coaches the development opportunities they seek against top clubs in our area and region and throughout the country."
"The partnership with ECNL girls in our region of the country is aligned with our player-centered approach. From a budget, travel, competition, and college exposure standpoint this will provide great opportunity for our female players in a league platform that is excellent at serving the girls game," reports Ryan Bush, WSA Executive Director.
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