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TRYOUTS FOR ECNL, ECNL RL and Pre-ECNL are complete.

Please contact the director listed below for information:

ECNL National Academy Boys Program Contact: Steve Gummer [email protected]
ECNL National Boys Program Contact: Phil Hindson [email protected]
ECNL Regional - Charlotte Program Contact: Steve Magee [email protected]
ECNL Regional - North/Huntersville Program Contact: Stephen Chaconas [email protected]
Pre-ECNL Boys Program Contact: Ben Cook [email protected]
Pre-ECNL Girls Program Contact: Stephano Williams [email protected]

2023 Assessments for ECNL and Pre-ECNL Boys

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Our Mission

An integrated soccer experience: Access to all levels of play.

Quality coaching and instruction: State-of-the-art curriculum for our players.

Reasonable fees: Leverage buying power, sponsorships and size to provide the best value for our members.

Investment in player development at all levels: Each player will have a balanced and fulfilling experience regardless of the level of play.

A family oriented environment:
Players and staff will make friendships that will last a lifetime.


If you are new to CSA this season, we recommend reviewing our club and program information prior to registering for tryouts.

This page include information about the following assessments:

ECNL National Academy Boys (Rising U13-U19)
ECNL National Boys (Rising U13-U19)
ECNL Regional Boys Charlotte (Rising U13-U19)
ECNL Regional Boys North/Huntersville (Rising U13-U19)
Pre-ECNL Boys Charlotte (Rising U9-U12)
Pre-ECNL Boys North/Huntersville (Rising U11 and U12)

Looking for information for other program assessments?
Please refer to the TRYOUT/ASSESSMENT INFO menu.

Assessment Schedules

Schedules are subject to change. Check back frequently and refresh your screen!

Pre-ECNL Assessment Schedule (U9-U12) - Click here - UPDATED 4-24

Charlotte ECNL Regional Assessment Schedule - Click here

North/Huntersville ECNL Regional Assessment Schedule - Click here

ECNL National and National Academy Assessment Schedule - Click here - UPDATED 4-24-2023

Important Notes for U13-U19 Players Interested in the ECNL and ECNL RL Assessments:

Registration for ECNL and ECNL RL program tryouts are restricted to pre-approved players. A registration code is required.
 • Current CSA players participating on ECNL teams will receive a registration code from their DOC for their program.
 • All other CSA players wishing to attend ECNL tryouts should reach out to their DOC to discuss playing at the ECNL level.
 • Interested players that are not currently playing with CSA must submit a brief resume to the director listing below prior to registering for ECNL tryouts. 
 • Due to the ECNL recruiting rules, if you are a U13-U19 player registered for the current 2022-2023 ECNL season with another club, you cannot attend an assessment until May 1st. We encourage you to register for tryouts online prior to the deadline.
ECNL National Academy program contact: Steve Gummer [email protected]
ECNL National Program Contact: Phil Hindson [email protected]
ECNL Regional - Charlotte Contact: Steve Magee [email protected]
ECNL Regional - North/Regional Contact: SChaconas [email protected]

Important Notes for Players Interested In Pre-ECNL Assessments for Rising U9-U12 Boys
 • Assessments for Rising U9-U12 Pre-ECNL Boys are open to all 2015-2012 birth year boys interested in playing at the Pre-ECNL level. No registration code is required.
 • U9 and U10 Pre-ECNL Charlotte assessments are held concurrently with the Charlotte Youth Academy assessments; please register for just one program.
 • U11 and U12 Pre-ECNL assessments occur prior to USYS age group assessments. Players who are not selected should plan to attend USYS tryouts, but do not need to register separately.
Pre-ECNL Charlotte Program Contact: Ben Cook [email protected] 
Pre-ECNL North/Huntersville Program Contact: Andrew Steedman [email protected] 

2023-2024 Coaching Slates and Fees
Please check back periodically as we will continue to update the coaching assignments.

2023-2024 CSA National and Regional Boys Programs Coaching List U13-U19

2023-2024 Fee Chart: ECNL National and National Academy Boys Program

2023-2024 Fee Chart: ECNL Regional League Program

2023-2024 Pre-ECNL Tournament Participation

Registration and Tryout Fees

The fee for assessments is $35 if preregistered and paid online prior to the registration close date.

Registration Close Dates:
Online registration closes at noon the Friday prior to the first tryout date.

After the registration close date, players must register at the field with a walk-up registration fee of $50.

Age Group Note: Your player will be restricted to registering for their correct age group. Do not alter your child's date of birth during registration. Requests to attend a tryout session for an older age group must be approved by the appropriate DOC. Upon approval by the DOC, your child's registration will be transferred and you will be notified by email. Please contact your DOC regarding play-up requests.

Refund Policy: Refund for assessment fees must be requested by email and are subject to a $25 administrative fee. No refunds after the close of online registration. (See above for dates.)

Questions/Contact Info

For general registration or event questions, please email us at [email protected] or contact the CSA office at 704-708-4166 during our regular business hours of 9am - 5pm.

For program questions, please contact the appropriate Director of Coaching:
ECNL National Academy Program Contact: Steve Gummer [email protected]
ECNL National Program Contact: Phil Hindson [email protected]
ECNL Regional - Charlotte Program Contact: Steve Magee [email protected]
ECNL Regional - North/Huntersville Program Contact: Stephen Chaconas [email protected]
Pre-ECNL Boys Program Contact: Ben Cook [email protected]

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