For Information on the Northern Illinois Select Program Contact Zac Ludwig at :

Northern Illinois Select - Features

  • Weekly training throughout each season (fall, winter, spring)
  • Goalkeeper-specific training included for selected goalkeepers
  • Exclusive to higher-level players (tryout-based)
  • Limited training group size to ensure attention from coaches and scouts
  • Coaches are highly licensed and experienced and do not coach for any youth clubs
  • US Soccer scouts will attend events throughout season
  • Identification/recommendations for id2 program
  • College coaches will attend events

Northern Illinois Select - Benefits


  • Your players will improve
  • Stronger players have an opportunity to be challenged, play with other strong players, and be identified for next level without leaving your club
  • Players have opportunity to be selected for national-level teams (good exposure/publicity for the club)


  • High-level coaching and challenging training environment
  • Consistent training with high repetition for best-possible development
  • Identification for id2, national teams, and colleges



Northern Illinois Select Differentiating Factors

  • Actual pathway to the next level (US Soccer scouts & colleges will attend)
  • Exclusive to motivated, higher-level players
  • Consistent, weekly training ideal for development
  • NISL Select staff do not coach for other clubs (no poaching)

Registration Open