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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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Player Pathway

Surf National Select

ECNL NORTHEAST MEMBER CLUBS 

Albertson SUSA Fury (NY), Bayside Premier (RI), Connecticut FC (CT), East Meadow SC (NY), FC Boston (MA), FC Bucks (PA), FC Delco (PA) FSA (CT), FC Stars (MA), Match Fit (NJ),  Penn Fusion (PA), PDA (NJ), Sporting DE (DE) World Class (NY), STA (NJ), Manhattan SC (NY)

Boys ECNL National Map CLICK HERE

ECNL-REGIONAL NORTHEAST SOUTH DIVISION MEMBER CLUBS

FC Delco (PA), Maryland United (MD), Match Fit (NJ), Penn Fusion (PA), PDA (NJ), Pipeline SC (MD), STA (NJ), World Class (NY)

 

Boys 2021/22 Season Structure

Boys Elite Clubs National League (2009 to 2003 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

Boys Elite Clubs National League Regional League (2009 to 2003 Boys - Mercer County, NJ) 

  • ECNL Regional 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

Premier North (2007 to 2005 Boys - Montclair State University, NJ) 

  • EDP & EDP NL
  • US Club State and Regional Cups
  • Regional Tournaments
  • College Showcase Events
  • US Club Soccer Id2 Program
  • Pathway to progress to Boys ECNL
  • Venues: Montclair State University
  • 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 2010 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, Duck Pond/WWPSA & 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)

  • EDP Futures
  • Futures Festivals – 3v3 & 5v5
  • Winter Training & Futsal Programs
  • Summer Select Team Program
  • Summer Camps
  • Venues used: Mercer (MCCCC, Duck Pond/WWPSA & 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

Maxx Wurzburger - Montclair State University Assistant Coach & ECNL Staff

PJ Barrett - Youth Director & ECNL Staff

Rick Le - ECNL Staff

Stephen Moran - ECNL Staff

Mark Laurinaitis - ECNL Staff

Paul Reece - GK Director

Tibor Teleky - ECNL Regional Staff

Wilson Ramos - ECNL Regional & Pre ECNL Staff

Justin McGrath - ECNL Regional Staff

Robert Kroslin - Pre ECNL Staff

Philip Bedrin - Pre ECNL Staff

Kevin Osman - Premier North Staff