CCL United

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CCL United Girls playing in the Semifinal for the Gothia Cup Tipselit Trophy

GOTHIA CUP or Tipselit Trophy:  Team Camp:  July 7-9, 2018; Gothia Cup Trip:  July 11-22, 2018
Selections:  CCL United 2018 Rosters TBA
Important Links:  Website  |  2001B Group  |  2002B Group  |  2001G Group  |  2002G Group

CCL will be sending four teams to participate in the Gothia Cup:  2001 Boys, 2002 Boys, 2001 Girls and 2002 Girls.  The 2001 Girls and 2001 Boys, if accepted, will play for the coveted Tipselit Trophy.  The 2002s will play in the elite Gothia Cup 16 Division.  Unique to CCL, we will provide top-level CCL players a one-of-a-kind youth professional soccer immersion experience versus some of the World’s very best youth academy teams.  Along with a dedicated team training camp prior to departure, and the exceptional international friendly matches prior to Gothia Cup, the complete experience is second to none.  Note:  Gothia Cup allows three over-age players to participate on a team.  Thus, top 2000 players may also be selected into the 2001 team.  We reserve the right to guest play-up 2002s into the 2001s at any time during the trip.

There will be a few key means of identification for participation and selection into the program:

1)  CCL Director, Technical Staff and Coaching Staff recommendations.  Interested players should also connect with their club’s TD/DOC.
2)  Scouting during CCL seasonal play through Fall and at the CCL December College Showcase (Updated:  ID Session #2 added).
3)  CCL United ID session #1, December 16, 2017.  CCL United ID Session #2. January 7, 2018.
4)  Identification and recommendation from opposing CCL Directors, Technical Staff and Coaching Staff throughout CCL league play.

As the destination league for the college bound soccer players, we have created the CCL College Combine.  The Combine is for all eligible CCL players to participate in training sessions led by top college coaches.  This Combine will also provide the CCL United Coaching Staff the time to assess and evaluate players for any final roster spots on a CCL United team.  These opportunities are only available to CCL players!

Announcements/Quick Schedule:
CCL Fall Season + CCL December College Showcase (used to help identify players)
CCL United Information Packet:  sent to all CCL clubs no later than November 15, 2017
CCL United ID session #1:  December 16, 2017, 11:00am @ SYA Centreville HS Turf fields
CCL United ID session #2:  January 7, 2018, 10am @ TBD
CCL United Selections:  Updated – January 8, 2018
CCL United Commitment:  January 13, 2018 Deposit of $975.00 due to secure roster spot
CCL United RallyMe:  Easy Fundraising – The Gold Standard of Athlete Crowdfunding begins January 20, 2018
CCL United Training Center #1:  January 27, 2018, TBD – Evening @ SYA Centreville HS Turf fields
CCL College Combine:  February 10+11, 2018 (not mandatory but CCL United players encouraged to attend)
CCL United Final Payment Due:  March 16, 2018
CCL United Training Center #2:  June 16, 2018, 11:00am @ TBD
CCL United Team Training Camp:  July 9-11, 2018 @ Sweet Briar College (link)

DYK?  2017 CCL United Teams Excel (click for article)
DYK?  2016 GIRLS ADVANCE TO TIPSELIT TROPHY SEMIFINALS
(click for article)

2018 CCL UNITED COACHING STAFF
2001 Head Coach Girls:  Paul Ellis (US Soccer A License, SYA)
2001 Associate Head Coach Girls: Bo Eskay (US Soccer B License, FC Frederick)
2001 Athletic Trainer:  Nicole Grevious

2002 Head Coach Girls:  Sam Bader (US Soccer A License, Arlington)
2002 Associate Head Coach Girls:  Shawn Trueblood (US Soccer C License, VA Legacy)
2002 Athletic Trainer:  Shannon Snell

2001 Head Coach Boys:  Carl Gray (US Soccer A Licesne, FCSC)
2001 Associate Head Coach Boys:  Paul Membrino (US Soccer A License, VA Legacy)
2001 Athletic Trainer:  Cole Powell

2002 Head Coach Boys:  Bobby O’Brien (US Soccer A License, VA Legacy)
2002 Associate Head Coach Boys:  Khaled Hamami (US Soccer A License, DC Stoddert)
2002 Athletic Trainer:  Brian Wright

CCL Executive Director:  Brian Kuk (US Soccer A License)
CCL Ambassador:  Darryl Gee (US Soccer A License)
CCL Executive Administrator:  Kelly Gobble (The Best Administrator)

Note:  All Coaching Staff, when available, will help all CCL United teams.

Click here to see the 2017 Rosters.
Click here to see the 2016 Rosters.

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