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Team Chicago Coaching Announcement!

Posted by Team Chicago Academy at May 11, 2018 2:44PM PDT

Team Chicago is excited to announce the following coaching assignments for the 2018-19 season!

Girls Teams:
2005 Elite: Chris “Brownie” Brown
2005 Premier: Greg Frederick
2005 Select: Magno Barreto
2006 Elite: Troy Edwards
2006 Premier: Magno Barreto
2007 Elite: Dave Lovercheck
2007 Premier: John Rizzo
2008 Elite: Magno Barreto

More coaching assignments will be announced in the coming days!

Register for tryouts here:

Please contact Dave Lovercheck, Technical Director, with questions at 917.743.2114 or

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Team Chicago Summer Camps!

Posted by Team Chicago Academy at May 10, 2018 1:16PM PDT

Team Chicago Soccer Summer Camps!

Team Chicago summer camps are open to all travel soccer players and will be run by Team Chicago Directors Dave Lovercheck, Chris Brown and Kevin Gowrie. Technical and tactical themes will be emphasized in a fun and challenging environment. Players will be grouped according to age and ability.

Equipment Needed: Soccer Ball and dressed to play soccer.

3 different 4 day camps to choose from. Register for one, two or three.

Camp 1 June 11-14, 9:00AM to Noon
Camp 2 June 18-21, 9:00AM to Noon
Camp 3 July 16-19, 9:00AM to Noon

TIME: 9:00AM to Noon

LOCATION: Gentile Field, 2323 Liberty St., Aurora, IL 60502

PRICE: $150 each camp each player

Register here:

Team Chicago/Eclipse Girls Development Academy Partnership Update

May 8, 2018

It was announced recently that Eclipse Select will not be participating in the US Soccer Girls Development Academy in the 2018-19 season. This is not the outcome Team Chicago was hoping for, and thus brings our partnership with Eclipse to a conclusion.

Technical Director Dave Lovercheck will no longer coach the 01/02 Eclipse GDA team effective immediately. Lovercheck had this to say: “while we are disappointed that Eclipse has chosen not to participate in the Girls Development Academy next season, our partnership was formed and executed with the best of intentions: to allow Team Chicago and our most talented and interested players to participate in the Development Academy, and we accomplished that. The dissolution of the partnership will allow me to focus 100% of my energy on my top priority— ensuring that Team Chicago provides the best possible environment on and off the field for our players, teams and staff.”

Team Chicago will explore other avenues to participate in the Girls Development Academy in the future.

This change will have no effect on any Team Chicago programming for the 2018-19 season.

Team Chicago tryouts continue throughout May. More information can be found at

Please contact Dave Lovercheck with questions or concerns at 917.743.2114 or

Team Chicago High School Girls Tryouts are this weekend, May 5 and 6. The primary tryout is Saturday with a supplemental tryout on Sunday. We encourage you to attend tryouts on both days.

Please arrive early to check-in and get your tryout pinnie, get your picture taken and get sized for the new uniform. The schedule is:

Saturday May 5th 2003-2004 5:00 – 6:30pm
Saturday May 5th 2000-2001-2002 7:00 – 8:30pm
Sunday May 6th 2003-2004 5:30 – 7:00pm (supplemental)
Sunday May 6th 2000-2001-2002 7:00 – 8:30pm (supplemental)

TEAM CHICAGO – is the elite youth travel soccer club of Wheatland Athletic Association. Our 7U through 19U teams continue to have success at the state, regional, and national level. We also have a long history of placing players into elite college programs as well as on National Teams, Regional ODP teams, and professional teams. We work closely with the local H.S. soccer programs and fully support H.S. soccer participation. We play and practice on our own 5 acres of lighted fields and in our 30,000sf indoor facility with state-of-the-art (sand only) in-fill turf and futsal court.

TRYOUT LOCATION: 2323 Liberty St., Aurora, IL – please bring both cleats & indoor shoes in case of inclement weather.


2003 Elite Win Eclipse Tournament

Posted by Team Chicago Academy at May 1, 2018 12:15PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Team Chicago 2003 Elite with support from the 2004 Elite team win the Eclipse Spring Classic. 2003 Elite finished with a 4-0 record outscoring their opponents 14-1 and dominating possession throughout the tournament. In the final 2003 Elite faced Eclipse out of Minnesota. Most of the play in the first half was played in the middle third of the field with neither team creating many chances. Brooke Nelson opened the scoring with a great run with the ball and she fought off the pressure to finish a great chance to go up 1-0. 2003 Elite continued to outwork their opponent and it paid off when Collette Casey turned on the top of the box and hit a nice shot to close out the game 2-0.

“A spirited defensive performance lead by Sarah Epstein, Brooke Miller, Kyra O’Brien, Addison Wargo and Bella Schopp proved to be factor throughout the tournament.” mentioned Coach Matt Chura.