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Boys Program Structure

 

Match Fit Academy Football Club (MFAFC) Boys is an elite youth soccer development club located in Mercer County NJ (with satellite locations in Morris & Essex County). MFAFC have a strong history of player development with numerous players being selected for collegiate, US Soccer National Team and Professional honors. Please visit our History of Development and Alumni pages on the website to view further. It is MFAFC goal to service and develop players from the grassroots level and give those same players a pathway to the United States Soccer Youth National Teams, Domestic Professional opportunities and for the majority an exposure to leading athletic and academic college programs. MFAFC will continue to provide their players the highest level of coaching and development possible, whilst affording them different pathways that fit their individual need, whether it be national, professional or collegiate aspirations. Schedules will meet the needs of the individual age group and fit within our philosophy of training to game ratio’s, incorporating both meaningful local and regional game playing opportunities.

We recently partnered with San Diego Surf to become a member club of Surf Nation to further our best of best opportunities and overall network within NJ soccer.

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ECNL NORTHEAST MEMBER CLUBS & CLUB STRUCTURE   

Albertson SUSA Fury (NY), Baltimore Celtic Union (MD), Connecticut FC (CT), East Meadow SC (NY), FC Boston (MA), FC Bucks (PA), FC Delco (PA) FSA (CT), FC Stars (MA), Match Fit (NJ), Maryland Utd (MD), Penn Fusion (PA), PDA (NJ), Pipeline SC (MD), Sporting DE (DE) World Class (NY), STA (NJ), Manhattan SC (NY)

Boys ECNL National Map CLICK HERE

 

PRCL National Premier League Founding Member Club

The Pennsylvania Regional Club League (PRCL), with clubs spanning eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey, is a member of the National Premier Leagues. The league will offer two levels of play for 9-U through 19-U boys and girls teams with top divisions of 13-U and older age groups participating in the NPL pathway.

The Pennsylvania Regional Club League was created to form a regional environment focused on player development. A list of the founding clubs will be announced soon. The youngest age groups – 9-U through 14-U – will play a 16-game season split between the fall and the spring, while the older NPL divisions play 12 games from November to May. Calendars are designed to include off weekends for tournament and showcase play.

As an NPL member league, the Pennsylvania Regional Club League enjoys a pathway to NPL postseason opportunities for both its boys and girls clubs. At the end of the 2020-21 regular season, top performing teams will advance to the 2021 NPL postseason to compete for ENPL national championships on the boys side and the NPL Finals on the girls side.

Boys 2020/21 Season Structure

Boys Elite Clubs National League (2008 to 2002 Boys - Mercer County, NJ only)

  • Elite Clubs National League Play against ECNL member clubs only
  • ECNL exclusive Showcase Events (Las Vegas, South Carolina, Florida, San Diego & Virginia)
  • Regional & National Tournaments
  • College Showcase Events
  • ECNL Player Identification Platform
  • US Club Soccer Id2 Program
  • About Boys ECNL
  • Venues used: Mercer County Community College & Peddie School
  • Training frequency: minimum 2x per week
  • Season length: 10 months (U13 to U14 = Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June) ; (U15 to U19 = Oct {Sundays only}, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, July)
  • Players can commit to their High School programs

Premier National Premier League NPL (2008 to 2002 Boys - Mercer County, NJ) (select other venues)

  • PRCL National Premier League
  • US Club State and Regional Cups
  • Regional Tournaments
  • College Showcase Events
  • US Club Soccer Id2 Program
  • Pathway to progress to Boys ECNL
  • Venues: Mercer County Community College & Peddie School 
  • Training frequency: minimum 2x per week
  • Season length: 10 months (U13 to U14 = Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June) ; (U15 to U19  = Oct {Sundays only}, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, July)
  • Players can commit to their High School programs

Pre Elite Clubs National League (2012 to 2009 Boys - (All venues)

  • EDP  (7v7 and 9v9)
  • Localized Tournaments
  • Pre ECNL Festivals against ECNL member clubs only
  • ECNL Player Identification Platform
  • US Club Soccer Id2 Program
  • Venues used: Mercer (MCCCC & Peddie) ; Morris (Morris Catholic, Drew Univ), Essex (Montclair State Univ & Montclair United facilities) ; Monmouth (Holmdel FC/NJX facilities)
  • Training frequency: minimum 2x per week
  • Season length: 10 months (Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June)

Futures Program (2015 - 2013 Boys - All Venues)

  • Alliance Soccer League League Play 
  • Futures Festivals – 3v3 & 5v5
  • Winter Training & Futsal Programs
  • Summer Select Team Program
  • Summer Camps
  • Venues used: Mercer (MCCCC & Peddie) ; Morris (Morris Catholic, Drew Univ), Essex (Montclair State Univ & Montclair United facilities) ; Monmouth (Holmdel FC/NJX facilities)
  • Training Frequency: 1-2x per week
  • Season length: Fall & Spring (Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov) ; (March, April, May, June)
  • Winter technical & futsal programs made available

Key Contacts (contact for tryout inquiries)

Malcolm Murphy - Technical Director & Boys Director of Coaching (club co-owner)

Chris Leahey - Executive Director & Boys ECNL Director

Boys Staff Coaches

Brian Woods - William Paterson University Head Coach; College Coordinator & ECNL Staff

Steve Dematteo - UPENN Assistant Coach & ECNL Staff

Maxx Wurzburger - Montclair State University Assistant Coach & ECNL Staff

Rick Le - ECNL Staff

Paul Reece - GK Director

Todd Tumelty - Montclair State University Head Coach & Premier North Staff

Tibor Teleky - NPL Staff

Wilson Ramos - NPL & Pre ECNL Staff

Justin McGrath - NPL & Pre ECNL Staff

Robert Kroslin - Pre ECNL Staff

Kevin Osman - Premier North Staff

Brendan Murphy - Boys Shore Staff