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About Galaxy

club overview

Galaxy Soccer Club is committed to providing the best soccer educators and programs to prepare players for the highest level of desired play whether it is high school, college, Olympic Development Program (ODP) or professional soccer. Our emphasis is on long-term player growth. Galaxy Soccer Club players have a solid foundation upon which they can improve and develop on a team that is appropriate for each individual player.

The Galaxy Soccer Club, originally established in 1998 as a parent-coached organization, is dedicated to creating a positive soccer experience for athletes in the greater Naperville area. The prevailing focus of the Club was to provide the highest quality soccer education for the developing soccer athlete.

In 2004, the Club hired Brett Strang as their full-time Director of Coaching, responsible for all aspects of player and program development. Galaxy Soccer evolved into a club that utilizes nationally licensed professional coaches. Our coaches focus on the educational and technical development of our players to ensure competency of the individual skills and small group play that are essential to the game of soccer. 

Club Opportunities


The Girls Academy is the leading youth development platform for the best female soccer players in the United States. We are the only national youth soccer platform that represents the collective vision of member clubs and actively engages the voice of the players to take real ownership of the league. We embrace the desire of club members and players to maintain an unrivaled standard of excellence in coaching, competition, and regional and national showcase events throughout the year.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that empowers each player to reach their best potential as an exceptional athlete and human being by celebrating the player’s journey with a lifelong love of the game through competition, showcases, and camaraderie.

USYS Elite 64 - Boys

The elite performance tier of the National League, Elite 64  features club-based competition for the nation’s top boys players in the 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U and 18/19U age groups. The 64 boys clubs will be geographically positioned into eight groups of eight clubs. Teams play a 14-game league season and compete to qualify for the Elite 64 Playoffs which feed directly into the USYS National Championships.

USYS National League P.R.O.

Galaxy Soccer Club teams have the opportunity to earn a spot in the USYS National League P.R.O. and Conference Playoffs through their performance in the Midwest Conference play. The USYS National League P.R.O. feeds directly into the National Championships each year. Teams competing in the USYS National League P.R.O. & Conference Playoffs are exposed to college coaches from around the country at each of their events.

National League Midwest Conference

Galaxy Soccer Club teams aged U13-19 that are of an appropriate level of play compete in the USYS National League Midwest Conference.  The Midwest Conference brings together the elite clubs from across the entire Midwest region for league play. Galaxy teams have the opportunity to qualify for the Region II Championships and National League Conference Playoffs/P.R.O. through their performance in the Midwest Conference.

Generation Adidas Club Designation

In 2017, Galaxy Soccer Club was awarded Generation Adidas status from the Adidas brand. This designation is only given to a select number of elite youth soccer clubs from across the country. Along with a number of club benefits, Galaxy SC players have the opportunity to be selected for Generation Adidas Select teams each summer. Selection to these teams allows for overseas travel and training opportunities in professional club environments. Galaxy players have trained with clubs such as Real Madrid (Spain), Ajax (Netherlands), and Lyon (France) in the past.

mission statement

Galaxy Soccer Club, a premier youth soccer organization, is dedicated to the development of a player's skills, sportsmanship, and commitment to compete at the highest level of desired play.

vision statement

To be known as the elite soccer club in Northern Illinois and Region II recognized for its excellence in program and player development.

coaching staff

Galaxy Soccer Club attracts and retains the highest caliber professional coaching staff in the Chicagoland area. Our coaches are USSF and NSCAA certified, have played at the collegiate level through professional and international leagues, and have coached primary to collegiate levels. Our coaches have integrated their own playing experience with the necessary accreditations and knowledge to become premier youth soccer coaches.

Galaxy Soccer Club coaches are dedicated to one or more teams for multiple seasons. By spending so much time with the players, our coaches really get to know the players’ personalities and abilities, and the coach and players create a strong bond.

Our coaches conduct consistent, organized, and purposeful instruction in all practices and games. They are committed to developing an athlete through technical and tactical skills that will ultimately help them with team play. Galaxy Soccer Club believes that success is achieved through individual technical development.

Galaxy Soccer Club offers a progressive and comprehensive training program for the serious soccer player. Through a player's commitment to training and games, Galaxy Soccer Club provides the tools necessary for an athlete to develop to their full potential.

Contact Us


Galaxy SC
530 W 5th Ave
Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: 630-548-4300
Fax: 630-548-1540

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