Independence North will offer boys National Premier League (NPL) programming. The NPL is a national competition platform created to elevate and change the competitive youth soccer landscape by:
- extending developmental principles espoused by U.S. Soccer into more age groups and clubs
- linking competition with player development and identification platforms
- providing meaningful weekly competition culminating in the NPL Finals
NPLs are leagues unified under one national competition platform and based on a common technical framework. Visit the NPL website for more information about this outstanding program. Stephen Chaconas will be the North Boys NPL Director.
Questions about joining the NPL? For North Boys contact Stephen at StephenC@IndependenceSoccer.Club.
NPLs are leagues unified under one national competition platform and based on a common technical framework. More specifically, the NPL provides a platform:
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The Charlotte Independence North Boys NPL Program is the next level below our ECNL teams for ages 13-19U. The North will host our Boys NPL. The teams will train four times a week with one being sports performance training through Novant’s EXOS program. The season runs from August to May with the scholastic period off (September and October). The program encourages participation in school soccer, so scheduling is planned around it. In addition to NPL play, teams will participate in the NCFC Showcase, NPL Showcase, Jefferson Cup, North Carolina State Cup and NPL Playoffs.