HOTC Elite

Heart of the City Elite is a competitive travel soccer program for boys and girls (U9-U19). Athletes perform at higher levels of play with a focus on player development.

Program features:

  • Player-centered development program
  • Lowest fees in Lake County ($500-750)
    • $500 fee for all age groups if a player resides in: Waukegan, Zion, North Chicago, Round Lake, Beach Park, Winthrop Harbour.
  • Highly qualified professional coaches
  • Top-notch training and game facilities
  • Fall, Winter and Spring leagues
  • Pre-season training and in-house performance center
  • Tournaments included plus college showcase tournaments for high school teams
  • State Cup or President's Cup registration for chosen teams
  • Pathway for players to play college soccer and beyond
  • Established relationships with college coaches and recruiters
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Club Goals

Develop complete soccer players that play an intelligent brand of soccer  

• Develop players to support winning high school soccer teams

• Develop players to support the state, regional and national ODP squads

• Create a developmental pathway to play at the highest level

• Support and develop our coaches

• Build a lifelong love and commitment to the game of soccer

Tryouts 2019/20 Season

*Returning players must register!

Born In: Division: Tryout Dates and Time:
2008-2011 U9/U10 & U11/U12 Boys & Girls May 6th & May 7th 6-7:15PM
2006-2007 U13/U14 Boys & Girls May 6th & May 7th 7:30-9PM
2001-2005 High School Boys (U15-U19) May 6th & May 7th 7:30-9PM
2001-2005 High School Girls (U15-U19) May 9th & 10th 7-9PM


Other Essential Information:

Location: Waukegan Sports Park - Turf Field, 3391 Beach Road Waukegan, IL 60085

Register for FREE before Friday, April 26. 
($10 walk up fee after 4/26)

Register below or call 847-623-6200.

Click here to see the US Soccer age group chart. (See 2019/20 season column)