News and Announcements

Grace Setter Commits to UIC!

Posted by Team Chicago Soccer Club at Jul 9, 2019 1:49PM PDT
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Team Chicago Academy-2002 Elite standout Grace Setter has accepted a great scholarship offer to continue her academic and athletic career at the University of Illinois Chicago. Grace, who plays her prep soccer for Julie Bergstrom at Waubonsie Valley High School, will be a member of Coach Tom Anagnost’s 2020 recruiting class.

The Flames are a member of the NCAA Division I and compete in the Horizon League.

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The Team Chicago U23 Women’s team is hosting the Chicago Red Stars Reserves at Gentile Field on Tuesday, July 2. The friendly match will kick off at 7pm.

The Red Stars Reserves play in the Women’s Premier Soccer League. The Team Chicago U23 Women’s team plays in the Illinois Women’s Soccer League and features current and former Team Chicago players who attend or are committed to the University of Illinois, University of Iowa, Xavier University, Northern Illinois University, Loyola Chicago, Indiana State, Miami of Ohio and others.

Gentile Field is located at:

2323 Liberty Street
Aurora, IL 60502

Attendance is free.

The Team Chicago Academy-2002 Elite team is headed to the US Youth Soccer Midwest Conference Regional Championships in Saginaw, Michigan. The team qualified based on their performance in the Midwest Conference Regional League in the fall. They have three group games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the group winner qualifies for the Semi-final on Tuesday with the Final on Wednesday.

The team is attempting to qualify for the US Youth Soccer National Championships in July.

You can follow the action at the following link: https://www.usyouthsoccer.org/tournaments/2019-midwest-regional-championships/schedule/17u-girls/division-1/

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Team Chicago is offering various camp opportunities for players to continue learning throughout the Summer and preparing for the Fall season.

Keeper Striker Camp:
This camp is open to travel soccer 2000-2007 aged boys and girls of all skill levels. Our striker/goalkeeper camp will allow players to improve their technical skills and tactical awareness in front of the goal. Players will engage in a competitive yet fun training environment with a high level of coaching led by Team Chicago Director, Chris Brown.

Striker Focuses – Shooting technique, placement shooting, 1v1s, finishing off a cross, heading, volleys, playing with your back to goal, near and far post runs and much more…

Goalkeeper Focuses – Game situation footwork and handling, positioning for different shots and situations, reading cues of shooters, balls above the head, reaction saves, breakaways, distribution, dealing with crosses, overall decision making and more…
Dates: June 24-26 (Monday to Wednesday)
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Gentile Field, outside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $125
Registration Link ( will take you to waasports.org)

Team Chicago Summer Camps
This camp is open to all travel soccer players and will be run by Team Chicago Directors Dave Lovercheck, Chris Brown and Kevin Gowrie. Technical and tactical themes will be emphasized in a fun and challenging environment. Players will be grouped according to age and ability.
Equipment Needed: Soccer Ball and dressed to play soccer.
Dates: July 8-11, or July 29-Aug 1 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 9am-noon
Location: Gentile Field, outside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $125
Registration Link ( will take you to waasports.org)

Team Chicago Elite Camp
The Team Chicago Junior Elite Development Camp is an intensive four-day camp designed to help prepare players for the season. Boys Director Kevin Gowrie and Girls Director Chris Brown will utilize on-field, classroom, and video-analysis sessions to challenge players tactically, technically, physically, and mentally.

Space in this camp is limited. Interested players must go through an application process and qualified players will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. This camp is for players looking for serious instruction in a serious environment. Open to players from any club.

This camp Features:
- Tactical training, and technical application (the difference between technique and skill)
- Functional/positional training
- Video Analysis –(individual and team
- Advanced Skills, Techniques, and Moves
- Improve Soccer Specific Strength, Speed and Agility using brand new innovative training equipment

Dates: July 29-Aug 1 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 4-7pm
Location: Gentile Field, outside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $225
Registration Link ( will take you to waasports.org)

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Team Chicago is offering various camp opportunities for players to continue learning throughout the Summer and preparing for the Fall season.

2019 Summer Soccer Technical Training Camp:
Specifically Designed for the Serious Soccer Player birth years 2001-2009. Learn Advanced Soccer Techniques and Moves. Improve Soccer Strength, Speed and Agility. Individual Skill Challenges Every Day. Brand New, Innovative Training Equipment. Technical Instruction and Individual Feedback led by Team Chicago Director, Kevin Gowrie.

Tentative Daily Schedule
9am- Technical warm up
9.15am- Speed & Agility stations (evasion belts, ladders, hurdles, parachutes, resistance chord, balance boards etc)
9.45am- Unopposed Technical work (Themes – Attacking moves, Protecting the ball to spin out of pressure, Attacking first touch, Aerial first touch)
10.30am- Opposed exercise to challenge individual (Related to theme of the day)
11am- Skills stations (goal shot finishing, re-bounder volleys, soccer tennis, juggling challenges etc)
11.30am- 3v3/4v4 games

Dates: June 17-20 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 9am-noon
Location: Gentile Field, outside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $150
Registration Link ( will take you to waasports.org)

Keeper Striker Camp:
This camp is open to travel soccer 2000-2007 aged boys and girls of all skill levels. Our striker / goalkeeper camp will allow players to improve their technical skills and tactical awareness in front of goal. Players will engage in a competitive yet fun training environment with a high level of coaching led by Team Chicago Director, Chris Brown.

Striker Focuses – Shooting technique, placement shooting, 1v1s, finishing off a cross, heading, volleys, playing with your back to goal, near and far post runs and much more..

Goalkeeper Focuses – Game situation footwork and handling, positioning for different shots and situations, reading cues of shooters, balls above the head, reaction saves, breakaways, distribution, dealing with crosses, overall decision making and more…
Dates: June 24-26 (Monday to Wednesday)
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Gentile Field, outside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $125
Registration Link ( will take you to waasports.org)

World Cup Watch and Play Camp
The Women’s World Cup is this summer, come and watch games then go right out onto the field and play! This camp will be run by Team Chicago Director, Kevin Gowrie. Players will watch games in the WAA Sports Center before going out to play games of their own.

Dates: July 2-3 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
Time: noon-5pm
Location: Gentile Field, outside and inside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $125
Registration Link ( will take you to waasports.org)

Team Chicago Summer Camps
This camp is open to all travel soccer players and will be run by Team Chicago Directors Dave Lovercheck, Chris Brown and Kevin Gowrie. Technical and tactical themes will be emphasized in a fun and challenging environment. Players will be grouped according to age and ability.
Equipment Needed: Soccer Ball and dressed to play soccer.
Dates: July 8-11, or July 29-Aug 1 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 9am-noon
Location: Gentile Field, outside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $125
Registration Link ( will take you to waasports.org)

Team Chicago Elite Camp
The Team Chicago Junior Elite Development Camp is an intensive four-day camp designed to help prepare players for the season. Team Chicago Technical Director Dave Lovercheck and Boys Director Kevin Gowrie will utilize on-field, classroom, and video-analysis sessions to challenge players tactically, technically, physically, and mentally.

Space in this camp is limited. Interested players must go through an application process and qualified players will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. This camp is for players looking for serious instruction in a serious environment. Open to players from any club.

This camp Features:
- Tactical training, and technical application (the difference between technique and skill)
- Functional/positional training
- Video Analysis –(individual and team
- Advanced Skills, Techniques and Moves
- Improve Soccer Specific Strength, Speed and Agility using brand new innovative training equipment

Dates: July 29-Aug 1 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 4-7pm
Location: Gentile Field, outside the WAA SportsCenter, 2323 Liberty, St. Aurora, IL.
Cost: $225
Registration Link ( will take you to waasports.org)