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.
The newly-announced elite performance tier of the National League, Elite 64 will begin play this fall and feature club-based competition for the nation’s top boys and girls players in the 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U and 18/19U age groups. The 64 clubs in each gender will be geographically positioned into eight groups of eight clubs. Teams play a 14-game league season and have access to two national showcases (alongside National League P.R.O.) and the Elite 64 national finals.
Galaxy Soccer Club teams have the opportunity to earn a spot in the USYS National League Playoff and Showcase Series through their performance in the Midwest Conference play. The USYS National League Playoffs feed directly into the National Championships each year. Teams competing in the USYS National League are exposed to college coaches from around the country at each of their showcase events.
Galaxy Soccer Club has been selected for the Midwest Conference Club vs Club Division on both the Boys and Girls sides of programming. The Midwest Conference brings together the elite clubs from across the entire Midwest region for league play. The Club vs Club Division is the highest level of play within the Midwest Conference. Galaxy SC is one of only 7 clubs in the Midwest to be selected for both the Boys and Girls Club vs Club Divisions. Galaxy teams have the opportunity to qualify for the Region II Championships and National League Playoff Series through their performance in the Midwest Conference Club vs Club Division.
Select Clubs National Showcase League (SCNSL) is a newly formed platform that focuses solely on player development through the highest level of competition and maximum exposure for players to college coaches. SCNSL provides the highest level of competition by selecting clubs with established pedigree and highest quality of player development history. It also provides maximum exposure to college coaches by conducting regional and national league games during nation’s leading showcase events and member club tournaments.
Galaxy Soccer Club has been named one of the founding members of the Mid-America Conference of the Elite Academy League (EAL). The EAL is a national league comprised of multiple conferences that offers our boys teams aged U13-U19 an opportunity to compete against the best teams in the country and compete for an EAL National Championships. In addition, it provides our players an additional platform to compete in front of college coaches from across the country.
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.
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.
To be known as the elite soccer club in Northern Illinois and Region II recognized for its excellence in program and player development.
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.
530 W 5th Ave
Naperville, IL 60563