Linwood Soccer at Hamilton Elite FC

with many players from the Northfield, Somers Point and Linwood Soccer region, Hamilton Elite FC is an Open Club

Hamilton Elite FC is an open soccer club with over 600 participants, which provides players, ages ranging from 3 to 18, a place to play soccer through 4 separate levels. Our goal is to provide a positive environment for the development and enjoyment of soccer for the youth of Atlantic County and the surrounding area.  As an open club, our players come from not only Mays Landing but from many areas Southern New Jersey allowing us to cultivate some of the best talents in the region.

Director of Coaching Rich Balchan Linwood soccer

Former MLS 1st Round pick, #12 Overall, Rich oversees all aspects of the Hamilton Elite FC Travel and academy teams.  Rich also has created and maintained a training curriculum for our recreational/intramural players focused on grassroots soccer, small-sided games, and ball mastery.

HEFC offers players the opportunity to train and play at various levels within the same club and challenges its players to always perform at the top of their abilities.  The club offers recreational, local travel, pre-academy, and academy level teams.  The training for each and every team within the club is provided by the club’s academy coaches.  This approach ensures that each and every player is receiving consistent training aligned with the clubs’ curriculum and core beliefs.

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Remember as an open club, Hamilton Elite FC offers the best players in Southern New Jersey to play together forming one of the best talent pools in the Atlantic County region.  As a true South Jersey Soccer Academy, HEFC allows players from the following areas to participate: