Overview and Benefits of Regional League

Players selected for the Regional League Teams will receive the following benefits:
 

  • Deeper Player pools offer the potential for increased playing opportunities between teams without affecting roster limits
  • ECNL Regional League games as Thorns Academy Regional League Team
  • OYSA League games U17, U16, and U15 teams as Westside Timbers Copa Team
  • OYSA State Cup U17, U16, and U15 teams
  • 2-3 training sessions per week
  • GK Training 
  • Live Streaming of games
  • Game analysis and video review
  • Player evaluations
  • Select Thorns Academy Programming
  • Select Players will have additional opportunites to train with Thorns Academy
  • Participation in up to 2 ECNL National Events with Regional League division
  • College Advising
  • Pre-Season Concussion Impact Testing
  • Visibility by the Thorns Academy coaching staff
  • Thorns FC Home Game Tickets