Mathew Drinkhouse Joins International French Football Academy & Signs With AS Cannes
January 24, 2021Player Announcement
In early January 2021, ESI’s U18 team captain Mathew Drinkhouse headed to Cannes, France to join the Michel Hidalgo International Football Academy. Coach Stéphane Auvray accompanied Mathew Drinkhouse to France to help him settle in and embark on his new journey. “I was always looking for something in France since we…
Owen Nelson Commits to Shattuck-St. Mary’s School’s MLS Elite Youth Soccer Academy
August 17, 2020Player Announcement
ESI's Owen Nelson (03 team) committed to Shattuck-St. Mary's U19 soccer team. Owen kicks off training at his new academy on August 18. The Shattuck-St. Mary's School is in Faribault, MN and SSM Soccer is considered to be one of the top 95 clubs across the country. The program is part…
Leonel Palma Chosen for Barca Academy’s Residential Program
August 11, 2020Player Announcement
Congratulations to Leonel Palma, ESI 04, who was recruited and accepted into Barca Residency Academy USA for the 2020-2021 year! Leo joined the Academy on August 8, moving to Arizona to kick off the upcoming school year and soccer season. The Barca Residency Academy is a full-time residential U.S. Soccer…
Jackson Grant Commits to Eture Sports in Spain
July 27, 2020Player Announcement
Jackson Grant, ESI 02, is heading to Valencia City, Spain in August 2020 after committing to a 10-month program with Eture Sports. The Eture program allows soccer players the opportunity to gain visibility while playing for European soccer teams through a year of intense soccer development. The experience with Eture…
Beau Ricard Joins FC Malaga City
July 4, 2020Player Announcement
ESI 03 defender Beau Ricard announced that he signed with FC Malaga City. Ricard will report to the Elite International Soccer Academy in Spain at the end of August 2020. Ricard is the second ESI player to commit to FC Malaga City with 04 Luke Griffiths announcing at the end…
ESI Player Luke Griffiths Commits to FC Malaga City Academy
December 18, 2019Player Announcement
ESI Player Luke Griffiths committed to FC Malaga City Academy in Spain. He will join the Academy in July 2020. In addition to the ESI international trips at FC Lorient and Pole Espoir, Luke has had the opportunity to play in Europe the past 2 years on various trials. While…
Congratulations to Tommy Jernigan for joining SKC U15
October 1, 2018Player Announcement
Tommy was the first player to join the ESI Program in 2013. Thank you for trusting in the process and good luck!
Great job from our goalkeeper Ryan Neil representing the USA with the US youth Futsal National team, in Montreal last month!
January 23, 2018Player Announcement
ESI's goalkeeper Ryan Neil delivered impressive performances with the 2004 US Youth Futsal National team. Well deserved for one of our hardest working players!
Congratulations to ESI player Mohammad Abualnadi for making the U17 Sporting KC Academy team!
August 1, 2017Player Announcement
After joining ESI for individual sessions in 2013, followed by our teams program for two years, Mohammad was selected to join the Sporting KC Academy. Thank you for trusting in our approach and good luck!
Congratulations to ESI player Kaïlé Auvray for making the French Football Federation Pôle Espoir Guadeloupe
August 1, 2017Player Announcement
After 4 years of development with ESI, Kaïlé has decided to join the FFF Pôle Espoir Guadeloupe, one of the 12 pre-academies run by the French Federation. Best of luck!
Congratulations to Leonel Palma for being selected to represent ESI in the US Club ID2 National Identification and Development Program
March 3, 2017Player Announcement
Established in 2004, US Club Soccer’s id2 National Identification and Development Program provides an opportunity for the country’s elite youth soccer players to be identified and developed, and scouted for inclusion in U.S.