RICHMOND, VA – ECNL Boys announced an initial round of 10 new clubs that will be joining the ECNL Boys Regional League platform in the 2022-23 season.

These clubs stretch from Florida to California, reflecting the commitment of the ECNL Boys to provide pathways for clubs looking to provide the best experiences for their players and teams.

“We are thrilled to welcome these clubs into the ECNL Regional League for the 2022-23 season,” said ECNL Boys Commissioner Jason Kutney. “The growth of the Regional League platform has been significant over this past year, showing the clear desire of clubs to align within a club pathway as they, in turn, offer that same pathway to their players. We will continue our efforts to create opportunities for philosophically aligned clubs to become a part of this mission.”

The 10 clubs joining the league are below:

Azzurri Storm SC (ECNL Regional League – Florida)
Location: Naples, FL
Established: 1993
Promoted to ECNL Regional League from Florida Club League
BRYC Elite Academy (ECNL Regional League – Virginia)

Location: Fairfax, VA
Established: 1966
Schools Featuring Alumni: Virginia, VCU, Virginia Tech, George Mason, Navy
FC Richmond (ECNL Regional League – Virginia)

Location: Richmond, VA
Established: 1985
More than 2,500 athletes
Highland FC (ECNL Regional League – Carolinas)

Location: Asheville, NC
Facilities: John B. Lewis Soccer Complex
Competitive Division of the Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association
McLean YSA (ECNL Regional League – Virginia)

Location: McLean VA
Established: 1990
More than 100 alumni playing collegiate soccer
Rebels SC (ECNL Regional League – SoCal)

Location: Chula Vista, CA
More than 30 elite coaches for the club’s athletes
Three Rivers (ECNL Regional League – Northwest)

Location: Pasco, WA
Oldest and largest club in Southeast Washington
More than 130 alumni playing collegiate soccer
VA Rush (ECNL Regional League – Virginia)

Location: Virginia Beach, VA
One of the founding Rush clubs
Home to more than 3,500 athletes in the soccer-rich Virginia Beach market
Virginia Valor (ECNL Regional League – Virginia)

Location: Chantilly, VA
A partnership between Southwestern Youth Association and Chantilly Youth Association with more than 22,000 players
West Side Alliance (ECNL Regional League – Texas)

Location: Tulsa, OK
Established: 1992
A staff of more than 150 coaches