AJAX BOYS COMPETITIVE SOCCER

The Ajax FC Chicago soccer club is designed to develop talented youth male soccer players and aid them in reaching their full potential. The club focuses on the philosophy that individual improvements - both on and off the field - ultimately foster team success. Our coaching staff mentors all Ajax FC Chicago teams to not only be successful soccer players, but also positive members of their community.

AJAX ALUMNI

Over the years, our experienced coaching staff has helped to build the soccer careers of many players - many of whom successfully played for Division 1 colleges, including the University of Wisconsin, Michigan State, Southern Methodist University and Northern Illinois University.

Notable Ajax FC Chicago alumni also include Eric Gehrig, who played for the Columbus Crew and Chicago Fire, as well as Eric Lichaj, who played for the U.S. Men’s National Team and the Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest teams in England.

THE OUTDOOR SOCCER PROGRAM

Outdoor teams train 2 - 3 times per week, each session lasting 1.5 hours. Practices take place at either DuPage River Park, Arrowhead Park or Frontier Park.

Players make a yearlong commitment to Ajax and their teams. Each players is expected to attend all practices (both indoor and outdoor), have a positive attitude and work hard.

THE INDOOR SOCCER PROGRAM

Teams train indoors 1 - 2 times per week at various local school gyms and/or the Players Indoor Facility. Indoor teams play in competitively compatible indoor leagues.

Players make a yearlong commitment to Ajax and their teams. Each players is expected to attend all practices (both indoor and outdoor), have a positive attitude and work hard.

TEAM PRACTICES

Training sessions consist of a warm-up, skill work, tactical work, shooting, scrimmaging and conditioning. Game and training schedules do not change during the season, unless canceled for weather or other extreme situations.

COMPETITIVE LEAGUES

Our boys outdoor teams play in the Northern Illinois Soccer League (NISL). Indoor teams play in competitively compatible indoor leagues. We compete in top local and out-of-state tournaments, as well as state, regional and national competitions.

Fees

Player fees include training and other league costs. Uniform fees are not included.