Our Philosophy

The Glen Ellyn Lakers believe that a positive environment is achieved through the integration of superior coaching and training with the flawless execution of the many activities necessary to administer the organization.

The development of athletic skill is achieved through qualified coaching and training appropriate to the age of the player. The development of athletic enjoyment is achieved by creating a passion of the game of soccer. The development of athletic understanding and motivation are achieved through education, communication, teamwork, participation, and good sportsmanship.

The Glen Ellyn Lakers define being successful as the ability to play with both a physical and mental understanding of the game while showing respect for one's self, teammates, opponents, coaches, officials, and spectators.