Great Lakes Alliance

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The Great Lakes Alliance is a new member of the National Premier Leagues as of the 2017-18 season.

The Great Lakes Alliance began as a new league in 2016-17 before gaining entry to the NPL in its second season. The league includes 22 clubs in 13-U through 19-U boys and girls age groups, covering Ohio, western New York and western Pennsylvania.

  • Arsenal FC of PA (Pa.)
  • Buffalo-GPS (N.Y.)
  • Cleveland Cobras SC (Ohio)
  • Cleveland FC (Ohio)
  • Cleveland Soccer Academy (Ohio)
  • Cleveland United SC (Ohio)
  • Cleveland Whitecaps SC (Ohio)
  • Croatia Cleveland SC (Ohio)
  • Empire United Soccer Academy (N.Y.)
  • Everest Premier SC (Ohio)
  • Excalibur SC (Ohio)
  • FC Pittsburgh (Pa.)
  • Hotspurs SC (Pa.)
  • MSA (Pa.)
  • Northern Steel Soccer (Pa.)
  • Ohio Premier SC (Ohio)
  • Pennine United SC (Ohio)
  • Rochester FC (N.Y.)
  • Soccer Vision Academy (Ohio)
  • Syracuse Development Academy (N.Y.)
  • Toledo Celtics (Ohio)
  • Western NY Flash (N.Y.)

League champions advance to the 2018 NPL Finals, competing against top teams from around the country in a league-based national championship.