Independence North and South will both offer girls 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. Kate Hammes will be the North Girls NPL Director and Jonathan Brabson will be the South Girls NPL Director.
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 NPL girls program is the level below our Girls ECNL program for girls ages 13U-19U. The programming is offered in both the North and South locations. Teams will train four times a week with one being a sports performance session provided by Novant’s EXOS. The season is 10 months long, August to May, with a lighter training and game schedule during the high school season (February-May). There are optional training sessions provided during the summer.Teams will participate in three- four national events during the year.