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Team Chicago Staff Announcement!

Posted by Team Chicago Academy at May 11, 2019 1:44PM PDT

Team Chicago is pleased to announce the addition of Kenni Greaves to the coaching staff for the 2019-20 season.

Kenni is a longtime Chicago-land youth coach. He comes to us from his most recent position at Chicago Empire FC after spells at Aurora Kickers, Oswego Panthers and Oak Brook Soccer Club.

Kenni will be coaching the Team Chicago Academy-2005 Select girls and Team Chicago Academy-2007 Premier boys.

A native Italian, Kenni moved to England at an early age where he played at county level and semi pro at the age of 14. He worked his way up the pyramid before a serious injury ended his career. Under the direction of John Williams at Sheffield Wednesday he obtained his coaching badges ,and progressed to run academy teams in the conference and the Unibond premier league. Kenni came to the states in 2002 and has been actively involved in youth soccer ever since . He has a daughter Erena who plays travel soccer and resides in Naperville.

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Team Chicago Coaching Announcement!

Posted by Team Chicago Academy at Apr 28, 2019 8:20AM PDT

Team Chicago Coaching Announcement!

Team Chicago is pleased to announce the following coaching assignments for the 2019-20 season!

Team Chicago Academy-2001 Elite — Phil Nielsen
Team Chicago Academy-2001 Premier — Ed Leon
Team Chicago Academy-2002 Elite — Phil Nielsen
Team Chicago Academy-2002 Premier — Joe Moreau
Team Chicago Academy-2003 Elite — Phil Nielsen
Team Chicago Academy-2003 Premier — Joe Moreau
Team Chicago Academy-2004 Elite — Dave Lovercheck
Team Chicago Academy-2004 Premier — Greg Frederick

More coaching assignments will be announced soon. Register for tryouts here: https://www.teamchicagosoccer.org/Default.aspx?tabid=862922

For more information contact Technical Director Dave Lovercheck at dave@teamchicagosoccer.org or 917.743.2114.

Alex McPhee Commits to Ball State!

Posted by Team Chicago Academy at Apr 23, 2019 11:22AM PDT
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Team Chicago Academy-2002 Elite standout Alex McPhee has accepted a great scholarship offer to continue her soccer career at Ball State University. Alex, who plays her prep soccer at Oswego East High School for coaches Juan Leal and Sean Kelleher, will be a part of coach Craig Robert’s 2021 recruiting class.

The Cardinals are a member of the NCAA DI Mid America Conference.

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Team Chicago Academy-2002 Elite standout Payton Strausberger has accepted a great scholarship offer to continue her academic and athletic career at Valparaiso University. Payton – who plays her prep soccer for head coach Steve Berry at Plainfield North High School – will be a part of Valparaiso head coach John Marovich’s 2020 recruiting class.

The Crusaders are part of the NCAA Division I and play in the Missouri Valley Conference.

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Team Chicago Academy-2001 Elite standout Nikki Coryell has accepted a great scholarship offer to continue her academic and athletic career at Valparaiso University. Nikki – who plays her prep soccer for head coach Chris Whaley at Metea Valley High School – will be a part of Valparaiso head coach John Marovich’s 2020 recruiting class.

The Crusaders are part of the NCAA Division I and play in the Missouri Valley Conference.