Ela Soccer Club has established itself as one of the top competitive soccer programs in the area and takes pride in developing all level of players. We are excited to continue that tradition with an excellent staff of professional trainers, a great training environment and motivated players.
We are looking for players from all communities who are committed to train and compete to the best of their ability. ESC Programs are designed to expose players of all ages to the right level of competition and training to meet their goals and fulfill their athletic aspiration. Our coaches are established professional trainers with many years experience.
TRAINING: Licensed, professional training at all age levels. Our knowledgeable experienced professional coaching staff are responsible for all aspects of coaching, training and developing every team. Our comprehensive program provides extensive hours of team training and game play. Supplemental training opportunities are provided.
DEVELOPMENT: The curriculum set by the Director of Coaching is designed to develop individual technique to maximize every players potential focusing on all parts of the game - technical, tactical, physical, and psychological. By developing a sense of teamwork, confidence, fitness and individual skills, players achieve success and a passion for the game. It is our goal that every player has a minimum of 1,000 ball touches in each and every training session.
FACILITIES: Use of 15 outdoor fields in the Lake Zurich and surrounding area and an exclusive newly renovated 58000 square feet indoor training center with two turf fields, a micro turf field and futsal training courts providing the best year round training in the area. Inclement weather practices are moved indoors or rescheduled.
TRADITION: Long standing not for profit organization with secure infrastructure whose goal is to create soccer players and teams of strong character committed to achievement on the field and in life.
|Player Birth Year||1st Tryout||2nd Tryout||Time||Location|
|2012 Academy Boys & Girls||Thurs May 9||5:30-6:30pm||Buffalo Creek|
|2013 Academy Boys & Girls||Thurs May 9||5:30-6:30pm||Buffalo Creek|
|2001 Boys||Sun May 19||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2001 Girls||Sat May 4||Sun May 5||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2002 Boys||Sun May 19||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2002 Girls||Sat May 4||Sun May 5||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2003 Boys||Sat May 18||Sun May 19||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2003 Girls||Sat May 4||Sun May 5||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2004 Girls||Sat May 4||Sun May 5||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2004 Boys||Sat May 18||Sun May 19||5:00-6:30pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2005 Boys||Sat May 18||Sun May 19||5:00-6;30pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2005 Girls||Sat May 4||Sun May 5||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2006 Boys||Tue May 14||Thu May 16||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2006 Girls||Tue May 21||Thu May 23||4:45-6:15pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2007 Boys||Tue May 14||Thu May 16||4:45-6:15pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2007 Girls||Tue May 21||Thu May 23||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2008 Boys||Mon May 13||Wed May 15||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2008 Girls||Mon May 20||Wed May 22||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2009 Boys||Mon May 13||Wed May 15||4:45-6:15pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2009 Girls||Mon May 20||Wed May 22||4:45-6:15pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2010 Boys||Tue May 14||Thu May 16||4:45-6:15pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2010 Girls||Tue May 21||Thu May 23||4:45-6:15pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2011 Boys||Mon May 13||Wed May 15||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2011 Girls||Mon May 20||Wed May 22||6:30-8:00pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2012 Boys||Mon May 13||Wed May 15||4:45-6:15pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
|2012 Girls||Mon May 20||Wed May 22||4:45-6:15pm||Long Grove Soccer Park|
Players Pre-Register on our website to allow us to provide adequate staffing for tryouts and to make registration faster on site.
On Site Check In
Players should arrive 15 minutes early to check in and receive a tryout number. Players that did not pre-register must fill out paperwork on site and must be accompanied by a parent.
Players are guided through the tryout and evaluated thoroughly by ESC coaches. We always have adequate staff to run the drills as well as coaches responsible for evaluating. In addition existing ESC players are evaluated throughout the season.
The Director of Coaching and the coaches collaborate after tryouts to select the teams.
Emails are sent to players with their placement within 1 week of tryouts.
Players have 24 hours to respond to the offer with an Acceptance or Decline.
Rosters are published once the responses are finalized.