Next Level Greats (NLG) is the Nation’s top travel 7on7 program. NLG plays in more tournaments that anyone in the country. NLG Travels farther than any other 7on7 program in the country. NLG plays against the toughest competition. NLG is the 2x NFA National Champions & 3x #1 National Ranking. To Date, Over 300 players have earned scholarships to college.
NLG is a development program. We accept whoever wants to be great, and we try to instill the mental and physical tools that will steer them on the path to becoming great. Travel 7v7 is a competitive off-season component that requires a substantial financial & time commitment and a relentless work ethic. By learning proper technique, performing thousands of reps, and competing against elite talent, players return to their high school program a better football player than what they were the previous season. Players that have the desire to become a great football player and parents that have the desire for their sons to become great football players should try out for NLG travel 7on7 program.
NLG will field
1 – 10u Team
1 – 12u Team
1 – 13u Team
2 – 14u Teams
2 – 15u Teams
2 – 18u Teams
1 – 18u 12th Grade Team
*** This does not include Teams that are participating in NLG as their high school team***
We will keep MAXIMUM 2 QBs per team.
Circuit A includes tournaments that are earlier in the season and typically farther away. The 1st Tournament for Circuit A is at the end of January and the last tournament is in April. Locations that Circuit A tournaments take place in are Florida (3x), Texas, South Carolina (2x), Pennsylvania, NJ and North Carolina. Travel costs and lodging costs are expected to be higher in Circuit A.
Circuit B includes tournaments that are later in the season and typically closer to home. The 1st Tournament for Circuit B is at the end of February and the last tournament is the end of May. Locations for Circuit B include South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland, NJ (3x), Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York. Many tournaments in Circuit B will not require lodging.
Players will be selected upon participating in the Tryout. Their performance will be graded. And grades will determine players selected.
NLG season fee for the 2024 Season varies by team and Circuit.
- Circuit A - 1,800
- Circuit B - 1,700
- 10u, 12u, 13u - 1,350
- 12th Grade Team - 1,500
The season fee will cover supervised practices with coaches and athletic trainers in attendance for each, uniforms, tournament costs, & administrative costs. Transportation and lodging costs IS NOT INCLUDED in the season fee!! Transportation & Lodging will be the responsibility of the parent / family of the players. Each player/parent/family is free to travel using the mode that is best for them. For players traveling without an adult or for adults / parents that wish to travel with the team, there will be transportation & lodging options available at an additional cost.
The 2 tryouts will take place at the end of November and the beginning of December. During the month of December, there will be several Zoom calls/meetings to prepare for the upcoming season, as well as fundraisers to help offset the costs. The 1st on-field practices will take place in January 2024. The tournament schedule will vary depending on which Circuit you are participating in. The exact tournament schedule will be distributed during registration at the Tryouts.
The number of colleges that NLG will visit varies per year.
Everyone will play during pool play. Playing time is not guaranteed during elimination play. Coaches will compete to win during bracket play.
Each player will receive Practice shorts, practice shirts, a tournament uniform with compression shorts and compression shirts, sweat pants, hoodie / jacket, and soft shell helmet.
Yes. We encourage players to cross train and play multiple sports, especially during the early years of your athletic career. We will receive a copy of the schedule for the other sports, and try to teach the player to become an expert in time management.
NO! 7v7 alone is not enough for you to get recruited. 7v7 should be used as a tool to get reps and get better at your craft. Using the technique and improved skill at college camps and during your upcoming season, hopefully you perform well enough to get recruited.
Highest GPA possible, have great film at your high school, be a great teammate, be a great leader, and do the right thing on and off the field.
No. NLG does not work with any recruiting services. NLG has an in-house service that goes above and beyond the norm that is offered at an additional fee. This service is not promoted because if you do what you need to do in the classroom and on the field, you do not need to pay for recruiting help.
If you would like information on NLG's recruiting service, please fill out there form here.
We get more reps. We practice more. We play more games. We travel farther. We visit more colleges. We play the hardest schedule in the country. And most importantly we have more fun.
If your high school coach does not want you to participate, have your parents speak with your coach. If he still does not want you to participate after the conversation with your parents, do not participate.
If you know in advanced that you will not be able to attend the tryout, please register and notify a coach. The coaches will make arrangements to bring you to a training session prior to the tryout.
In previous years, NLG has had players from as far north as Connecticut and as far south as Maryland. As long as you can attend the scheduled practices and tournaments, you can tryout to make one of the teams.