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WHYFC Boys and Girls Programs Join Elite Clubs National League (ECNL)

WILMINGTON, NC (Tuesday, March 20th) - The Wilmington Hammerheads Youth FC will join the Elite Clubs National League beginning in the fall of 2018.  

“Being accepted and joining the ECNL is a big moment for our club.” said Carson Porter, Executive Director for Wilmington Hammerheads.  “The ECNL has long been the platform for our country’s elite clubs and players, and we are honored to be joining the ECNL and excited to compete.  We are equally excited to join a soccer community that includes some of the very best coaches and soccer leaders in our country.  The opportunity to learn, collaborate, and share ideas within the ECNL community is special and unique, and something we look forward to being a part of.”

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Brunswick Hammerheads Kicking Off This Spring

BRUNSWICK CO. (February 13, 2018) - Like most WHYFC staff members, John Adams has several roles in the club.  He oversees the coaching education in the Recreational Department, he directs the Classic Goalkeeping Program and now he will add Brunswick Hammerheads Director to his duties. 

Beginning in March, Adams will oversee 14 new teams in the new portion of our club, Brunswick Hammerheads Youth FC (BHYFC).

“We had over 200 players at our initial tryout, which far surpassed our expectations and showed us how much interest there is for soccer in Brunswick Co.  From this tryout, we formed teams, hired coaches and are excited to get started,” Said Adams who is also a Brunswick Co. resident.

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WHYFC Announce details of 4th Annual Players Luncheon presented by EmergeOrtho

WHYFC is excited to announce their 4th Annual Spring Players Luncheon presented by EmergeOrtho, which will be held on April 5th at 12pm at Cape Fear Country Club. The Annual Spring Players Luncheon is a fundraiser event whose proceeds go directly toward fees and expenses that come with participating in the club. Each year they award over $30,000 in need-based aid and this luncheon is an important contributor to this fundraising goal. Executive Director Carson Porter states, “we will never turn a player away because of fees and this luncheon is a big part of that." This years Spring Players luncheon will feature U17 Men’s National Team Head Coach, John Hackworth. Join us to hear his thoughts on leadership, team/business culture, and his observations about the game, people and business.

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