Evanston, IL, February 07, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Team Evanston soccer club today announced that two of its girls’ Premier teams have been selected from soccer clubs across the United States, Canada and Mexico to participate in the Las Vegas Mayor's Cup International Showcase taking place February 14-16, 2009 in Las Vegas Nevada. Participating squads, including Evanston Premier 16- and 18-year-old groups, are named on the Mayor's Cup website. Team Evanston is a competitive community-based soccer club that is committed to training players to perform at their best in a team environment.
“Our girls, coaching staff, and parents all work together to create an environment where players grow and develop and achieve success as a member of a team,” said John Lynch, Team Evanston president. "We are truly honored that two of our teams will proudly represent our organization and the players’ communities of Evanston, Kenilworth, Morton Grove, Skokie, Wilmette, Winnetka.”
The City of Las Vegas Mayor’s Cup International Showcase is an opportunity for teams to compete before college coaches and recruiters from around the country. The leading college soccer recruiting website, www.captainu.com, will provide player profile books that will be handed to all college coaches who attend.
About Las Vegas Mayor's Cup International Showcase
The Showcase tournament is co-hosted by the city of Las Vegas and Downtown Las Vegas Soccer Club and offered to boys & girls age 15 to 19. This tournament is played on the world-class fields constructed exclusively for soccer by the city of Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.lvmayorscup.com.
About Team Evanston
Team Evanston is a competitive community-based soccer club officially founded in 1991 through the merger of Evanston’s two premier traveling youth soccer clubs – Gross Point Soccer and Pele Stars. Today, Team Evanston consists of 38 boys and girls teams with over 500 children playing from ages 8 through 19. Though the organization is still run by a volunteer board, all teams have paid and licensed coaches. For more information, visit www.teamevanston.org.