NCE Soccer Launch Club Partnership Program

September 8th, 2020|

NCE Soccer is delighted to announce the launch of our Club Partnership Program. This exciting new program enables US junior soccer clubs to take advantage of the National Center for Excellence resources - and our [...]

Third NCE Soccer Summer Signing

August 17th, 2020|

NCE Soccer is delighted to secure our THIRD major signing of the summer. Sports business expert Nick Dunbar will work with NCE Soccer to develop the business from a regional to national program. The National [...]

Middlemass Masterminds NCE North Atlantic

August 5th, 2020|

Highly respected soccer coach Scott Middlemass will mastermind the NCE Soccer expansion into the North Atlantic region. The former professional footballer will join the National Center of Excellence to lead the new region in the [...]

NCE Soccer North Atlantic Expansion

August 3rd, 2020|

NCE Soccer will extend its reach this fall - with the announcement of a North Atlantic Expansion. The National Center of Excellence will launch the new region in the Fall - with our first two venues [...]

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Former Premiership Striker Joins NCE

July 21st, 2020|

Former Premiership striker Gary Taylor-Fletcher has signed for NCE Soccer. The vastly experienced front-man will join the National Centre of Excellence in time to start coaching in the Fall. Taylor-Fletcher has played in six of [...]

NCE Soccer Is Back!

July 9th, 2020|

NCE Soccer is back! Finally, after what seems an eternity we are able to get back to doing what we love best. It seems like forever but the NCE Soccer coaching staff were able to [...]

NCE Soccer Reflection & Growth

July 6th, 2020|

NCE Soccer will be bigger and better than before once the lockdown finally ends. That's the vision of founder John Curtis who has been busy during lockdown, considering ways to improve and expand the impact [...]

Brad Friedel NCE Summer Goalkeeping Camps

June 26th, 2020|

Calling all budding young goalkeepers - this is an opportunity you will not want to miss! US Soccer's greatest ever goalkeeper Brad Friedel is holding goalkeeping camps this summer with NCE Soccer. Yes, that's right. [...]

Portsmouth News Interview Coach Curtis

June 11th, 2020|

NCE Soccer founder John Curtis has given a fascinating insight to the Portsmouth News. He considers his own personal highs and lows as a professional footballer in England and evaluates his own performance against the [...]

NCE Partner With Promoesports

June 4th, 2020|

NCE Soccer have agreed an official partnership with leading soccer agency Promoesports. The link-up provides the very best NCE Soccer players with a fast track to one of the biggest player agencies in the world. [...]

Summer Special Replaces Spring Program

June 1st, 2020|

NCE Soccer has announced a Summer Soccer Coaching Special - to replace the canceled Spring Program and Residential camps. We will run invitation-only coaching specials - in accordance to Government social distancing guidelines - across [...]

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NCE Dream Duo Tipped For The Top

May 27th, 2020|

The New England Soccer Journal have tipped NCE Soccer's Gianna Peracchio and Se-Hanna Mars as future stars. Journalist Jonathan Sigal highlighted 14 newcomers from across the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) as players [...]

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NCE Soccer Star Talks TopTekkers

May 25th, 2020|

NCE Soccer stopper Matty Kayser is going global - thanks to his TopTekkers talents! The makers of the app were so impressed with his stunning array of skills trophies they interviewed him for their website [...]

Curtis Leaves Hartford For NCE Soccer Focus

May 14th, 2020|

John Curtis has left Hartford Athletic to focus purely on NCE Soccer. The former Manchester United and Blackburn defender felt it was becoming difficult to juggle dual roles with Hartford and NCE Soccer. Curtis joined [...]

NCE Prepare For Lockdown Lift-Off

May 6th, 2020|

NCE Soccer are beginning preparations for the Coronavirus lockdown lift off - but the big kick-off looks unlikely to happen in May. We, like you, are desperate to get back onto the field and resume [...]

New Skills Set For TopTekkers Challenge

April 28th, 2020|

What do you get when you cross Diego Maradona and the Scissors? ..... A new TopTekker challenge that's what! NCE Soccer Technical Director John Curtis has issued a new skills challenge to our TopTekkers [...]

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NCE Set New TopTekkers Tasks

April 3rd, 2020|

The NCE TopTekkers challenge has started with some serious style! So many NCE Soccer players have joined the online challenge from Zone 1, COE and College ID students. And now it's time for two [...]

NCE Soccer Spring Update

April 1st, 2020|

NCE Soccer is gearing up to launch the Spring program in mid-May. We have been working behind the scenes with our partner venues to ensure we can deliver our Spring COE and Zone 1 programs [...]

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NCE Soccer: Behind The Scenes

March 27th, 2020|

With everyone currently grounded, we thought we'd take you behind the scenes at NCE Soccer. For the majority of NCE Soccer clients, sessions are limited to just 60 or 90 minutes of action a week. [...]

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NCE TopTekkers Leaderboard Challenge

March 24th, 2020|

Introducing NCE Soccer TopTekkers Leaderboard! NCE players have embraced the TopTekkers online training platform and are showing some serious skills! So, we thought, why don't we introduce a bit of friendly competition as we [...]

NCE Soccer Partner With TopTekkers

March 19th, 2020|

NCE Soccer has teamed up with TopTekkers to offer the ultimate in online soccer coaching. This innovative partnership provides our players with the ability to train wherever and whenever they like. The TopTekkers app contains [...]

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NCE Soccer Stay At Home Challenge

March 18th, 2020|

Soccer coaching may be suspended but that doesn't mean soccer has to stop! NCE Soccer has been keeping tabs on how the biggest names in the game stay fit and sharp - and continue to [...]

NCE Soccer Suspends Program

March 13th, 2020|

NCE Soccer has decided to suspend all soccer programs for the remainder of the month. The program will be suspended immediately in light of the rapidly developing Coronavirus crisis. This is purely a preventative measure but, [...]

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Zone 1 Spring Dates Revealed

March 10th, 2020|

NCE Soccer has revealed dates for the Spring Zone 1 program. The eight-week supplementary coaching course is NOW open for youngsters aged between 7 and 10-years-of-age. NCE Soccer will host Zone 1 coaching in the [...]

New COE Tryout Dates Released

March 3rd, 2020|

NCE Soccer has released another TEN new dates for our Spring COE tryouts. It now means there are 17 opportunities across three regions for youngsters to tryout for NCE Soccer's Spring COE coaching program. Further dates [...]

Brad Friedel Summer Goalkeeping Camps

February 28th, 2020|

Brad Friedel will host a residential camp for NCE Soccer COE goalkeepers. The greatest goalkeeper US Soccer has ever produced will personally coach shot-stoppers from our Centre of Excellence program at our exclusive residential camp in Pennsylvania [...]

Fire At Ophir For Regional Finals

February 25th, 2020|

They were told to bring their 'A' game and they certainly didn't disappoint! NCE Soccer's Regional Performance Tournament was created to showcase the cream of the crop - and it delivered on every level. More [...]

NCE Ready For Regional Performance Tournament

February 21st, 2020|

It's a huge weekend for the National Centre of Excellence as we host our Regional Performance Tournament. The tournament invites the very best players from across the NCE Soccer regions to showcase their skills at Ophir [...]

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Boys Set For Penn Winter Showcase

February 21st, 2020|

Thirty NCE Soccer stars will be hoping to catch the eye at the showpiece Penn Fusion Winter Showcase. The boys will travel as part of two NCE Soccer squads to compete in the prestigious event [...]

NCE Soccer Student Secures UK Scholarship

February 19th, 2020|

NCE Soccer are working to turn Thomas Rodriguez's dreams into a reality. With an assist from NCE, the youngster is now celebrating an international call-up, a scholarship to a historic English school and professional trials [...]

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NCE Soccer Gives Brad Best Of Both

February 18th, 2020|

Brad Friedel insists his link up with NCE Soccer gives him the best of both worlds. He feels his coaching role with the National Centre of Excellence combined with his job as US President of [...]

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NCE Soccer Girls Poised For Penn

February 14th, 2020|

FIFTEEN NCE Soccer prospects will be fired up for the Penn Fusion Girls Winter Showcase this Presidents Weekend. The girls will compete in the Under 18s team event in the hope of attracting interest from [...]

Presidents Weekend Competition

February 13th, 2020|

It's Presidents Weekend and that means holidays - so we thought competition! We know some of you will be jetting away with your families this weekend or maybe spending time seeing local sights. So we [...]

NCE Soccer Release CEO Spring TryOut Dates

February 6th, 2020|

NCE Soccer has released the first dates for their Spring Centre of Excellence Try-Outs. Registrations are now open for two specialist goalkeeper try-outs and five outfield trials. The try-outs will be hosted at five different [...]

Brad Friedel Joins NCE Soccer

January 30th, 2020|

USA goalkeeping legend Brad Friedel has joined forces with NCE Soccer. The record-breaking former Tottenham, Liverpool and Blackburn shot-stopper will work with young players across all NCE Soccer programs and venues. He will join forces [...]

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NCE at Soccer Coliseum Tournament

December 19th, 2019|

It was a great weekend for NCE Soccer in Teaneck, New Jersey. NCE brought 10 teams to compete at the Soccer Coliseum’s 5v5 Tournament, five of which were girls teams and five that were [...]

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Gothia Captain Making Waves

November 22nd, 2019|

NCE Gothia Cup winning captain, Taylor Jenkins is beginning to make waves across the US Soccer scene. Jenkins, who was instrumental to the NCE 2006 girls squad's success at Gothia Cup 2019, has taken [...]

Pro Pathway – Cooper Flax

November 6th, 2019|

PRO PATHWAY - COOPER FLAX Cooper Flax began training with us in Long Island back in 2015 when he was a member of East Meadow Soccer Club, NY. Cooper received training from former [...]

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Gothia Cup Champions

July 23rd, 2019|

NCE took an early lead in the final on SKF Arena against SKF Canada, and didn’t let it go. The team from USA kept scoring and could win the match by 7–0. Se-Hanna Mars [...]

2018 NCE Residential Camp

November 12th, 2018|

Oakham, England, July 2018 - The 2018 National Center of Excellence International Residential Camp consisted of 12 days, full of amazing experiences for the 48 boys who were selected to attend. [...]