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Campton United Soccer Club

Campton United Soccer Club offers the premier soccer experience in the Fox Valley Illinois area.  Founded in 1986, Campton United is also the oldest competitive soccer club in the Fox Valley area with a full-time, professional coaching staff holding National Licenses. In addition to the tri-cities of Batavia, Geneva, and St. Charles, Illinois, Campton United attracts the best players from the Western Chicago suburbs including Bartlett, West Chicago, Aurora, Elburn, Elgin, Maple Park, Sugar Grove, Wasco, South Elgin, Dekalb, and Wayne, Illinois.

Campton United is a registered 501c3 not-for-profit organization in the state of Illinois.  Our goal is to make our soccer program available to players and families in our community regardless of econmic status, race, or gender.  We have a variety of assistance for those in financial need, including extended payment plans and reduced fees.  If you are in need please speak to a Soccer Director or our Club Administrator to request a financial assistance form.

Our program is fully staffed with professional, licensed soccer coaches. We are confident that you will find the skills and credentials of our full-time coaching staff to be on par with the elite soccer clubs in the nation.

Name Title Certification
Chad Flanders Technical Director of Coaching USSF National A
Brian Nail Director of Soccer USSF National A, USSF National Youth, NSCAA Advanced National
JJ Ruane Director of Academy thru Age 9 USSF National B
Chris Brown Girls Director of Coaching USSF National A, USSF National Youth

Leagues

Campton United is committed to developing male and female soccer players to the highest competitive level. As a registered IYSA travel soccer club, our teams compete in the highest divisions in the Illinois Women’s Soccer League (IWSL) and the Northern Illinois Soccer League (NISL).

Our top Boys teams have been competing and earned entry into the Premiership League, which is part of the USClub National Premier League (NPL).

Many of our top Girls teams compete in the Club Open Division of the IWSL.


St. Charles Park District

Earning Campton United's reputation as the premier soccer club in the area requires spectacular facilities for indoor and outdoor training. We are proud to have our own state of the art 22,000 sqft indoor facility, equipped with the latest FIFA Approved turf technology. This is the new home for all our winter indoor programs, staff offices and any scheduled team trainings or friendlies.

Campton United's outdoor training and playing fields at James O. Breen Community Park are also second to none. We are constantly receiving compliments from our families and from visiting clubs on how spectacular our facilities and fields are. The administrative building at James O. Breen Park is home of Campton United's administrative office. We thank the St. Charles Park District for their continued efforts to keep this one of the best soccer complexes in the Midwest.


Midwest Cup Soccer Tournament

This Memorial Day Weekend, Campton United will host the Midwest Cup Soccer Tournament. Over 200 premier teams make this one of the most prestigious tournaments in the Midwest. Campton has over eight years experience co-sponsoring and hosting premier level tournaments. This tournament will operate under the guidance of our full time staff, Tournament Director, his tournament committee chairpersons, and the many Campton United parent volunteers. Learn more about the Midwest Cup Soccer Tournament.


Campton United Soccer Academy

The Campton United Soccer Academy is a half year program for children between the ages of 5-7. It starts in the winter and runs through the end of spring. This program is designed around being the child's first introduction into competitive and travel soccer, where as most children start out in some form of recreational soccer. It also provides a stepping point into the Campton United Soccer Club and it's development program.

A variety of beginning core soccer fundamentals are taught by the clubs professional coaching staff. These core areas include but not limited to One Player-One Ball Training sessions with variety and repetition built into the program. In addition, players are exposed to other children of like ability and desire for the game of soccer which aids raising their skill level.

Players are selected to this program based on some form of the following criteria:

  • Speed & Quickness
  • Athletic Ability
  • Aggressiveness around the ball
  • Comfort with the ball

The selected Academy players will then be placed on teams in a league according to skill level. Teams will play one game per week starting in January. With the training and winter league play completed, the Academy program will then put together teams for upcoming spring outdoor season in the Northern Illinois Soccer League (NISL), and will play in a U8 division.

To learn more about this program, please contact our Academy Director, JJ Ruane.