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

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

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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

***Limited spots available for 2019/20 season:

  • 2006-2007 girls
  • 2006 boys
  • 2008-2009 boys
  • 2012 boys

If interested in being evaluated for a position, please contact Director of Coaching, Julio Serrano, at 224-637-3508;