57 episodes

The Elite Clubs National League was founded in 2009 and continues to lead by daring to do things differently, embedded with grit, collaboration and tenacity – all things learned from the beautiful game. The ECNL protects and propels the integrity of the game and everyone it impacts by facilitating the perfect symmetry of excellence and humility, exclusivity and accessibility, freedom and community.

We believe that challenging everyone to rise to their best creates game-changers that live well, long after cleats are unlaced. Born out of the belief in a better way. Continued in the ever-evolving pursuit of excellence.

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    • 4.8 • 14 Ratings

The Elite Clubs National League was founded in 2009 and continues to lead by daring to do things differently, embedded with grit, collaboration and tenacity – all things learned from the beautiful game. The ECNL protects and propels the integrity of the game and everyone it impacts by facilitating the perfect symmetry of excellence and humility, exclusivity and accessibility, freedom and community.

We believe that challenging everyone to rise to their best creates game-changers that live well, long after cleats are unlaced. Born out of the belief in a better way. Continued in the ever-evolving pursuit of excellence.

    Breaking the Line: Episode 56 (Feat: Kristine Lilly)

    Breaking the Line: Episode 56 (Feat: Kristine Lilly)

    The ECNL Podcast features Kristine Lilly, the all-time leader in international caps for both men and women. Lilly is also a two-time World Cup champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and won four NCAA National Championships at the University of North Carolina. Breaking the Line podcast host, Dean Linke, talks with Lilly about her career with the US Women’s National Team, her time at North Carolina, and more.

    • 36 min
    Breaking The Line: Episode 55 (Feat. Mike Whiteman)

    Breaking The Line: Episode 55 (Feat. Mike Whiteman)

    The ECNL Podcast features Mike Whiteman, Director of Sports Science for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, as well as an author at SimpliFaster. ECNL Boys Commissioner, Jason Kutney, speaks with Whiteman about sports science, the way sports performance training has developed over the years, the future of sports science moving forward, and more.

    • 53 min
    Breaking the Line: Episode 54 (Feat. Sam Cary)

    Breaking the Line: Episode 54 (Feat. Sam Cary)

    The ECNL Podcast features Iowa Hawkeye senior, Sam Cary. Breaking the Line podcast host, Dean Linke, talks with Cary about the people who inspired and motivated her throughout her career, her time in the ECNL playing for SLSG, and her time with the Iowa Hawkeyes.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Breaking the Line: Episode 53 (Feat: Hue Menzies and Lorne Donaldson)

    Breaking the Line: Episode 53 (Feat: Hue Menzies and Lorne Donaldson)

    The ECNL Podcast features Hue Menzies, previously head coach of the Jamaican Women’s National Team, and Lorne Donaldson, current head coach of the Jamaican Women’s National Team. Menzies and Donaldson speak with ECNL Communications Manager, Ryan Bothmann, about their coaching careers, time in the ECNL, and share stories of their time leading Jamaica to its first ever Women’s World Cup appearance.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Breaking the Line: Episode 52 (Feat. Riley Jackson and Jackson Ozburn)

    Breaking the Line: Episode 52 (Feat. Riley Jackson and Jackson Ozburn)

    The ECNL Podcast features Riley Jackson, midfielder for Concorde Fire Platinum, and Jackson Ozburn, goalkeeper for University of Washington and formerly Crossfire Premier. Both Jackson and Ozburn were named the U18/19 Players of the Year for the 2021-22 season. ECNL Boys Commissioner, Jason Kutney, speaks with both players about their playing careers.

    • 35 min
    Breaking the Line: Episode 51 (Feat. Christian Lavers and Doug Bracken)

    Breaking the Line: Episode 51 (Feat. Christian Lavers and Doug Bracken)

    The ECNL Podcast features Christian Lavers, President and CEO of the ECNL, and Doug Bracken, Vice President of the ECNL. In the State of the Union episode, Breaking the Line podcast host, Dean Linke, talks with Lavers and Bracken about the past season, the growth of the league, and looks forward to an exciting upcoming season.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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