East Coast FC, based in South Shore of Nassau County, Long Island NY, strives to produce technically gifted, intelligent players with a high level of tactical understanding. To attain the highest level of personal and team performance, ECFC requires dedication, discipline, and commitment from our players, parents, coaches, and trainers. Our training philosophy is designed to produce a complete soccer player, which includes a high moral standard and a sense of fair play. ECFC provides the best learning environment on Long Island for the devoted soccer player that wants to reach the next level. While we want our players to excel, we also want them to love and enjoy every aspect of the game. Our player pathway includes ECNL RL, USYS National League, EDP, NYCSL, to collegiate, semi-pro, and pro.
To be a players-first club offering a holistic club soccer experience for our parents and players, which emphasizes the development of each member to his or her full potential, and provide best-in-class on- and off-field resources, competition, and coaching to add value to our club, our coaches, our parents and most importantly our players. NY Surf strives to have our players and teams play in the highest competitive level possible, but is not focused on only winning these games, but teaching our players and teams how to play well at this highest level.
Our players are coached and mentored to play at their highest level in a positive, supportive, and challenging arena. NY Surf Soccer Club encourages and promotes high ethical and academic standards, good sportsmanship, diversity and community involvement.
We develop our players in a rewarding and challenging environment which holds players accountable for actions on the field, as well as off. NY Surf’s coaches coach from a position of positivity, to get the most out of players so they reach their potential. Player development is first and foremost with winning taking a place of importance, but secondary to the primary responsibility of having a player gain confident, ability and upward mobility through the youth, and adults levels of soccer in America. NY Surf coaches want NY Surf players to develop a love of the game that will carry a player through adulthood.
Ambition: The drive and motivation of our players and coaches inspires and is integral to our excellence. We are committed to working hard every day while developing patience, discipline, respect, and responsibility.
Diversity: Diversity is at the heart of our program, and is what drives us to excellence. We value and welcome different personalities, cultures, backgrounds, genders, languages and styles. Our differences allow us the opportunity to be open, understanding, and accepting of all. Everyone is a unique individual in the NY Surf community.
Integrity: Our actions embody respect for ourselves, our teams, our opponents, our coaches, our families, and our community. We strive to be the best and play as the best.
Teamwork: We create a culture that values collaboration to achieve success both on and off the field. Each player, coach, parent, and alumni strives to be the best to make the NY Surf community our strongest.
Off-Field Player Support
NY Surf has cultivated a Leadership group and Staff that has a proven record in supporting player development on and off the field. The club has also been attentive to supporting player personal, social/emotional, and academic needs off the field in a variety of ways:
Economic support for players via tuition assistance and internship/job placement assistance.
Family support via logistical arrangements for player families to meet soccer-related travel needs.
Academic advising to assist students and their families with academic planning decisions and the college application process.
Academic support though provision of site-based academic tutoring and preparation for college standardized testing requirements.
Health and Well-being Support via contacts in the medical and physical therapy fields.