The club just completed the Strikers vs. Keepers Camp at Bear Branch soccer complex with over 120 players (ages 7-18, boys / girls) involved during the week. The week consisted of action packed training activities for goalkeepers and strikers in and around the attacking third of the field. This camp was brought to you by MosquitoNix and was offered in the evening time slot.
The club is very proud to have provided extensive coaching educational opportunities to the staff throughout the last twelve (12) months. The following coaches furthered their credentials through licensing or other educational events:
Nick O’Shea, Steven Grave – ‘A’ License Youth
Darron Rush – ‘B’ License
Jason Budd – ‘C’ License
Rafael Zuluaga – ‘D’ License
Don Gemmell, Phil Ebner, Simon Boddison, Andrew Squire, Dave Dengerink & Nick O’Shea – attended the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) Convention, Los Angeles, CA in January 2017.
If you are interested in joining our professional coaching staff, please contact Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations at email@example.com or call (281) 825-8650 for more information.
TOPS Soccer Camp
Dates: July 17 – 21, 2017
Location: Dunlap Gym, John Cooper School, One John Cooper Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381
Players will participate in lots of TOPS fun small sided games and will focus on the Soccer fundamentals of the game which includes scoring lots of goals! This camp is designed for players with special needs.
The club just completed it’s first week of summer activities wrapping up the World Cup Camp brought to you by Bikeland.
The club were involved in their latest Community Outreach event at the Houston Family Magazine – Summer Fun Fest at The Woodlands Mall on June 11. Over 1,000 families from all over Houston were at the event experiencing different interactive booths. Gifts, promotional items and activities were on site for all the visitors to enjoy at the Houston Dynamo | Dash booth. The club’s Community Outreach program is brought to you by Houston Methodist Hospital – The Woodlands.
The club is very excited to announce that the ‘99/00 (U18/19) Boys Rush won the Regional Cup 2017 and they have been invited to compete at regionals in Libertyville, IL on June 23-26.
The club is very proud to announce that the Texas Rush ’02 Boys won the Regional Cup 2017 at Bear Branch soccer complex, The Woodlands on June 3-4, 2017.
Team: Texas Rush 02 Boys
Coach: Bogdan Onut
Age Group: 2002
Quarter Final : Texas Rush 02 Boys vs. Texas 02B Nero (won 2-1)
Semi-Final: Texas Rush 02 Boys vs. AHFC 02 Boys Blue C (won 3-0)
Final: Texas Rush 02 Boys vs. Texans 02 Boys Houston Elite 0-0 (Advanced on PK’s 4-3)
“The game was very well executed by the players. It was amazing to see their happiness at the end of the event. I’m so proud of the boys, congratulations to the players and parents on a fantastic season!” Bogdan Onut, Head Coach ’02 Rush Boys.
Adrian Aguas, Johnathan Lyon, Matthew Hilborn, Nicolas Gonzalez, Sebastian Carranza, Hudson LeBlanc, Marcus Deleon, Miles Cary, Brian Bonilla, Wyatt Fayette, Jason Bracco, Connor Duncan, Reid Bohnert, Fran Rice, Ander Ormaza, Ross Dixon, Sebastian Plaza, Emiliano Plaza
Team Manager: Joel LeBlanc.
The club is very excited to announce the first of multiple soccer camps this Summer is sponsored by Bikeland.
World Cup Camp
June 12-15 2017
Bear Branch Sports Fields, 5205 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381
8am-10am or 6:30pm-8:30pm
The Dynamo | Dash Youth professional coaching staff will deliver an action-packed soccer camp focusing on individual fundamental skills (receiving, dribbling, passing and shooting). Every day, players will participate in fun, competitive small sided games and even play in their own “World Cup” themed tournament.
“I would like to thank Bikeland (Jeff Chaffin) for his support over the last three years of partnering with the club. Bikeland is very much connected with the local community and has continually supported our youth program whether it has been related to an tournament event or one of our summer camps. The club looks forward to marketing their products and services to our club membership over the next 12 months.” Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.
The club hosted the annual 5 vs. 5 Memorial Day Classic with over 100 teams (ages U7 – U16) participating at Bear Branch Soccer Complex, The Woodlands brought to you by Shorty’s Plumbing & Drain Doctors. Thanks to all the teams, volunteers, referees, coaching staff for making this another great event hosted in The Woodlands.
The bracket winners have been invited to attend the ‘Night of Champions’ game on June 23rd vs. FC Dallas and a team photograph opportunity with the MLS Cup trophy at the BBVA Compass stadium.
Winners – Boys
U9: Can’t RUSH this – Clement
U10: Chelsea 07 Culver
U11: Magnificent 7 – Williams
U12: Staggies – Morris / Borussia Dortmund – Gonzalez
U13: Monterrey 2004 – Aranda
U14: Monterrey 2003 – Aranda
U15/16: Nero – Peimbert
Winners – Girls
U9: Firecrackers – Parsons
U10: Liberty Strikes Back – Dornic
U11: Star Spangled Squad – Hodgson
U12: Star Spangled Ballers – Hinojosa
U13/14: William Fowlkes
“It was great to see so many players enjoying the event along with their families on a holiday weekend. The number of teams increased yet again and we continue to provide a first rate tournament experience for our guests along with top class facilities. I would like to thank Shorty’s Plumbing & Drain Doctors as the marquee sponsor and also Panera Bread, Wings ‘N More and Lenny’s for donating food for our support staff.” Milton Arraez, Tournament Director.
Tournament Schedule 2017-18:
· Houston Youth Cup – August 19-20, 2017
· 3v3 Winter Blast 2017 – December 9, 2017
· 3v3 Turf Cup 2018 – March 31, 2018
· 5v5 Memorial Day Classic 2018 – May 26, 2018.