Community Outreach – Montgomery Youth Clinic Fall 2017

The club’s Community Outreach Program sponsored by Houston Methodist Hospital provided a soccer clinic for the Home Educators of Montgomery Soccer (90 players) at the Fellowship of Montgomery.

“It was great to see a large turnout and an overwhelming positive response with the soccer clinic that was hosted at the Fellowship of Montgomery Friday morning.  Nine (9) professional coaches provided the players multiple soccer activities in a fun environment in perfect playing conditions.  Everybody enjoyed the event and we look forward to doing further instructional clinics in Montgomery promoting the game of soccer to the local community.”  Chris Kuciemba, Director of Coaching – Montgomery Recreational / Youth Academy.

Stephen Cantini – Mutual of Omaha – Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club

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The club is very excited to announce their newest corporate partner, Stephen Cantini – Mutual of Omaha for the 2017-18 season.   Stephen and his staff will be partnering with the following programs across the club:  Strikers vs. Keepers Camp – Montgomery; Goalkeeper Camp – The Woodlands; Competitive Program – Montgomery.

“It’s great to have Stephen (Mutual of Omaha) on board as a partner of the club to provide insurance, business advice and support for our club families.  The club will be helping to market his products and services throughout the year and look forward to a very rewarding partnership.”  Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.

Stephen Cantini Contact Information
Phone:  (409) 939-8160
Fax:  (281) 362-7204
 stephen.cantini@mutualofomaha.com
2204 Timberloch Place, Suite 250
The Woodlands, TX 77380

“It is my pleasure to be able to participate in being one of the sponsors for the Dynamo/Dash Youth Soccer Club.   My kids are now grown, but I have many fond memories of their years of participating in various sporting activities.  I wish you and your family the best as you spend time together enjoying this great sport.  It would be my pleasure to help you in any way that I can, and I look forward to meeting you as the opportunity presents itself.  Please feel free to reach out to me at any time if I can ever be of service.”  Stephen Cantini, Representative, Mutual of Omaha.

Montgomery

Competitive Program - Montgomery

Program Benefits:

  • Montgomery players (recreational, youth academy & competitive) can train in their own community
  • Montgomery competitive players can continue to progress in their soccer development without having to leave their current teams and friends
  • Montgomery families will gain access to Dynamo | Dash Youth coaching staff, training & educational programs, league affiliations, facilities & full-time administrative support

Fields

Dynamo | Dash Youth – Montgomery will operate at following locations

Stampede Sportsplex – Address: Deerbourne Ridge Dr, Conroe, TX 77304

Fellowship of Montgomery Church – Address: 12681 Farm to Market Rd 149, Montgomery, TX 77316

Contact:

Jason Budd, Director of Coaching – Montgomery
jbudd@dynamodashyouth.com

Program sponsored by:  Stephen Cantini

Rush Cup

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Please visit the Schedules & Results page for all weather information and tournament updates

There is no better way to start off your Fall season than joining the Rush and playing in the 2016 Rush Cup. Don’t miss out on this opportunity, it will be an experience to remember.

Many thanks to all 2016 Rush Cup sponsors!

Welcome to the 12th Annual Rush Cup Soccer Tournament hosted by the Texas Rush Soccer Club on the weekend of August 20 and 21, 2016. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Texas Rush Soccer Club Scholarship Fund which helps provide the opportunity to play soccer to children less fortunate in our community.

This year’s tournament has competition in three ability levels for boys and girls. The Open bracket is for Division 1/USC Champions League/Championship A teams, Competitive bracket is for Super 2/Division 2/ USC Championship B and below teams and the Youth Academy bracket is for U9/U10 teams.

The Youth Academy bracket is 7v7; Open and Competitive brackets for U11 – U13 are 9v9 and U13 – U18/U19 are 11 v11. Both 9v9 and 11v11 will be offered at the U13 age group, the U13 and U14 11v11 groups may be merged depending on number or teams registered.

For the U9-U13 age groups there is a limit of 3 guest players. The U14 – U18 age groups will have a limit of 5 guest players.

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This tournament is unrestricted. Teams registered in good standing with any U.S. Soccer Federation affiliate are eligible to apply.

Rush Cup 2016 Application to Host

Rush Cup 2016 Tournament Rules

Check out Rush Cup 2016 Merchandise Here!

When

August 20-21, 2016

 

Where

Specific game location by age group is subject to change. Please refer to game schedule.

Please note that the below locations are what were used for Rush Cup 2015. This will be updated once this years schedule is created by August 17th 

Click on each location for map and directions * FIELD MAPS TO BE POSTED BY AUGUST 18th 8AM

All Weather Turf Field Locations

Who

  • U9 – U10 will play 7v7
  • U11 – U13 will play 9v9
  • U13 teams playing 11v11 will play in the U14 bracket
  • U14 – U18 will play 11v11

 

All US Youth State Associations, US Club Soccer teams, and other National Affiliate teams may apply.

 

Entry Fee

  • U9 – U10: 7v7 $400
  • U11 – U13: 9v9 $420 per team
  • U13 – U18 11v11: $530 per team

 

Deadline for all entry fees is Wednesday, August 10th, 2016. If the full entry fee is not received by this date, your team will lose its place in the tournament. If brackets fill, some age groups may be closed early.

Payments are accepted by debit or credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover only). We do not accept checks as a form of payment.

 

Hotels

The 2016 Rush Cup tournament Committee has appointed Anthony Travel as the official tournament hospitality service. Visit Anthony Travel to book your Rush Cup travel or view the travel document here. E-mail them at soccer@anthonytravel.com.

*Hotel Requirements: All teams participating in the Texas Rush Soccer Club’s Rush Cup 2016 are required to make hotel reservations through our official tournament housing agent, Anthony Travel. Any team who refuses to follow this rule will be disqualified from the event and will not receive a refund.

 

Other Facts

  • Each team will play a minimum of 3 games
  • A Champion will be crowned in each division U9 (if full bracket created) and U10 and above
  • Individual awards will be presented to each player for Finalist teams
  • USSF certified referees
  • Communication leading up to the event will be conducted via email, the team coach or manager who registers the team needs to have easy access to email
  • Tournament results and standings will be updated on the tournament website on Saturday evening and at the end of the tournament.
  • Check-in for out of town teams will be done online (see information above). Texas Rush teams will check-in TBA.
  • For Traveling teams there will be NO Saturday morning check-in unless prior arrangements have been made with the approval of the tournament director.

 

Contact Information

Stuart Fitzsimons, Tournament Director
Phone: 281-298-2180
Email: sfitzsimons@texasrush.com

Additional Information

NEW TEAM CHECK-IN INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE 2016 RUSH CUP:

All teams (apart from Texas Rush Teams) must check-in for the tournament ON-LINE. Scan all of the paperwork needed (see below) then attach it to an e-mail then send that to the following e-mail address, RushCup@texasrush.com. All of the items below must be sent via e-mail (On-line check-in) between MIDNIGHT Wednesday, August 10 TO MIDNIGHT Monday, AUGUST 15! Once your information has been checked you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

  • Official Roster: SCAN THIS AND THEN E-MAIL IT TO THE E-MAIL ADDRESS LISTED ABOVE. Please use your official roster, make sure all uniform numbers are on the roster. Last year’s rosters are still official until the end of the month so you can still use them. You can write in guest player’s information on this roster including uniform number. If for any reason you do not have an official roster, get a letter from your club’s registrar (club/association letterhead) with their signature on it to prove your players have been registered and are covered by insurance. On this letter we need the players full name, birth date, player ID # and statement stating they are registered at your club or association for all of you players.
  • Travel Permit: ONLY For those teams who are traveling from outside of South Texas (STYSA). SCAN THESE AND THEN E-MAIL IT TO THE E-MAIL ADDRESS LISTED ABOVE.
  • Player Cards: SCAN THESE AND THEN E-MAIL IT TO THE E-MAIL ADDRESS LISTED ABOVE.MUST SCAN BOTH SIDES OF THE PLAYER CARD!! Please use your new ones (this year’s) if you have them. However WE WILL ACCEPT LAST YEARS if you have an official roster with the player listed on it. Guest players with no card, please have your club/association registrar generate a guest player card. If for any reason you do not have the official player cards, get a letter from your club’s registrar (club/association letterhead) with their signature on it stating your player cards are not available. On this letter we need the player’s full name, birth date, player ID # and statement stating they are registered at your club or association for all of your players.
  • Medical Release Forms: US Youth Soccer Form| US Club Soccer Form SCAN THESE AND THEN E-MAIL IT TO THE E-MAIL ADDRESS LISTED ABOVE. These need to be filled out properly!
  • Saturday Check-in: there will be NO Saturday morning check-in unless prior arrangements have been made with the approval of the tournament director.

Rush Select XI

Rush Select XI | All-Stars Assembled for Rush National Teams

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Through the combined power of the Rush’s affiliates across the United States, Rush’s most talented players assemble to form all-star teams in the U13 to U16 age groups.

Click here for more information about Rush Select

Current Texas Rush players representing the national Rush select team:

U13G

  • Kelsey Brann – U13
  • Briana Woodall – U13
  • Abi Janszen – U13
  • Kim Rodriguez – U13
  • Katie Lawrence – U13

U13B

  • Hayden Yezak – ’98 Pre-Academy

U14G

  • Sommer Stanley – U14
  • Grace Piper – U14
  • Monica Dallacasa – U14

U14B

  • Hunter Hayden – ’98 Pre-Academy
  • Payton Miller – ’98 Pre-Academy

U16G

  • Carmen Webster – U16

Tutor Program

The Texas Rush Tutor Program is a great way to brush up on your skills. 

The Texas Rush Tutor Program allows any competitive player additional opportunities to their regular training schedule. The purpose is to expose players to different training environments to enhance overall individual development.

For example: A U12 girl may attend a fourth session each week with the U11 Boys to improve a specific component of her game.

Requirements

  • Before attending an additional session through the Tutor Program, players must meet the following requirements.
  • Have a good attendance record for regular training and games with their team(determined by their head coach).
  • In good condition (physically and psychologically) to avoid burnout and overuse injuries.(determined by their Head Coach).
  • Must be in good financial standing with regards to their training (determined by the Executive Administrator).

Scheduling

Attending an additional session through the tutor program can be initiated in one of two ways:

  1. The Head Coach (or Director of Coaching) will recommend that a player attend another training session for developmental purposes.
  2. A parent requests an additional training session for their son/daughter by contacting their head coach via email.

The Head Coach and Director of Coaching will consider all requests based on the requirements detailed above. The technical coaching staff will determine which session a player attends in addition to regular training based on developmental needs and the availability of suitable training sessions.

A parent may not request a specific training session. The professional coaching staff determines this.

Only with the written approval of the Head Coach/Director of Coaching can a player attend an additional session through the Tutor Program.

The additional session should be attended each week through to the end of the current season.

Please communicate with the coaches concerned when you are unable to attend for session planning purposes.

For more information, please contact your Director of Coaching.

 

College Advisory Program

The Texas Rush Soccer Club College Advisory Program is brought to you by:

Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

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The Texas Rush College Advisory Program has successfully placed over 210 student-athletes in collegiate soccer.

The Texas Rush Soccer Club is the only club that offers the highest level of competitive youth soccer for both boys and girls in the city of Houston (ECNL – Girls / DA – Boys) and is based in The Woodlands, Kingwood and Montgomery, TX.

The club has placed twenty five (25) players into the soccer collegiate ranks for the fall of 2017.

Texas Rush is renowned internationally and domestically pertaining to the development of both female and male soccer players and the educational guidance they provide their players in the college recruiting process.  College recruitment and the entire eligibility process from grade 9-12 is becoming harder to navigate for any student-athlete and their family. Each student-athlete is completely unique and has a wide array of different goals and expectations. The Texas Rush staff recognizes these facts and can help provide a concrete roadmap, which has a well-balanced lifestyle of academics and soccer choices at the collegiate level (NCAA Division I, II, III / NAIA / NJCAA).

The Rush College Advisory Program (C.A.P.) was started in 2006 and the club is extremely proud that they have placed over 210 student-athletes in collegiate soccer across the nation. The networking contacts that the current Rush staff extend to all geographic areas in the country throughout all levels of collegiate soccer.  We continually provide honest, open and realistic communication to the student-athlete and the college coach in terms of a player’s ability level and character.

Guidance: (Freshman – Senior)

  • College Preparation
  • Admissions Counseling
  • College Research Assistance
  • Information on both academic and athletic endeavors
  • NCAA / NAIA / NJCAA College Athletics
  • Recruiting
  • College Contact Preparation
  • ACT / SAT Guide
  • Personal 1 vs.1 mentoring / support from the coaching staff
  • Q & A for student-athletes and parents
  • College test prep assistance
  • Guest college seminars and training sessions

Tournaments / Showcases:

The Texas Rush will provide a wide array of respected tournaments / college showcases throughout the year across the country to attend.  By providing multiple opportunities to be seen by college coaches will only enhance the chances of getting onto a collegiate roster and being recruited. The club’s tournament choices are below:

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Links:

Facts:

  • Presentations offered to 300 + student-athletes and parents per year in The Woodlands, Kingwood & Montgomery
  • 210 + players have gone onto college since 2006 (arrival of Texas Rush)
  • 1 vs. 1 mentoring / support from the coaching staff
  • Current and former NCAA / NAIA colleges coaches on staff
  • Players placed with a scholarship on NCAA Div. I, II, III / NAIA / NJCAA rosters
  • $90.00 per year

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Goalkeeping

Goalkeeping – Boys & Girls U8 – U19 

Texas Rush provides goalkeeper specific training for GKs in the Youth Academy and Competitive Program. Players can attend goalkeeper training in addition to their team sessions, or in place of one team training session. If you are interested in attending GK training, please contact your team head coach. Players should not attend GK sessions without approval from their head coach and appropriate placement by the DOC – Goalkeeping.

For questions regarding our goalkeeping program and/or GK training schedule please contact Justin Fite, Director of Coaching – Goalkeeping.

Mission Statement

The Texas Rush SC Goalkeeping Program is committed to providing an unparalleled soccer experience for all who have interest in this specialized position. Working through the four Pillars of Soccer (technical, tactical, physical and psychological) our goalkeepers will train and be expected to train at the highest level they can. While striving to be there best, Rush also accepts the responsibility to make each and every session enjoyable. Through quality coaching, sound leadership and absolute sincerity the Rush will work to be the best club in the state, nation and world.

Texas Rush Goalkeeping Staff

Justin Fite – Director of Coaching
Diego Lopez-Videla – Lead GK Coach – USSDA/ECNL
Trey Tesno – Lead GK Coach – Montgomery, Kingwood and Youth Academy
Adrian Padilla – Staff GK Coach – USSDA/ECNL
Keith Johnson – Staff GK Coach

Texas Rush Soccer Camps

For information on current and upcoming camps for all players including goalkeepers, please visit our Camps page.

Texas Rush Private Training Sessions

For details on private training sessions for goalkeepers, please visit our Private Training page.

Call the Goalkeeper Hotline for daily updates, changes & inquiries at 281.635.4082

GK TRAINING SCHEDULE

Competitive (Boys & Girls U11-U18/19)

2016/17 Competitive Program Player Placement & Tryouts

If you are a highly competitive soccer player wanting to develop your skills and be a member of a club that uses a proven system of developing players and successful teams, then join the Texas Rush Soccer Club. Texas Rush invites all current U10 to U17 male and female soccer players to attend tryouts for our 2015/2016 Division I, Super 2, and Division 2 competitive teams.

Competitive tryouts for the 2016/17 season will be in May (U11-U13) and June (U14-U18). 

Texas Rush is the only club in the Greater Houston area that provides the opportunity for competitive players, both boys and girls, to play at the highest ability level in the United States. The Rush approach to competitive soccer is to teach skillful, possession oriented attacking soccer. Players are developed through a proven curriculum renowned for developing excellence, and as players progress, they can constantly be put into new situations to improve their development if that is what the player desires. For competitive players their goals include playing at the highest level within the club , ODP state teams, regional teams, national teams, college teams and professional teams. For our club, we want to push our players to “the next level”. This “next level” may be different for every player.

The Head Coach is responsible for the complete cycle of player development: Plan, Perform and Evaluate. The Head Coach is also supported by a Director of Coaching who is familiar with every team in their area, ensuring every player’s development is being planned and evaluated by at least two professional coaches in unification with The Rush Way. The term “trainer” does not exist in our organization nor do we allow unqualified parents to make technical soccer related decisions. Parents provide administrative support only.

 

  • Open to dedicated and committed U11 to U18 girls and boys
  • Multiple teams in each age group with multiple league levels of play for players of all abilities
  • Players placed on teams by ability and commitment
  • Time Commitment: Fall season (August-December) and Spring season (January-June)
  • Team Training 2-3 times per week plus additional opportunities
  • All teams coached by professionally licensed coaches (not trainers or parents)
  • Player Placement is held each Summer: U11-U13 in May and U14-U18 in June (Players can join a competitive team any time after teams are established by completing two evaluation sessions with a team.)
  • Scholarships available
  • Click here for the Competitive Program Rules

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Olympic Development Program

The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program was formed in 1977 to identify a pool of players in each age group from which a National Team will be selected for international competition; to provide high-level training to benefit and enhance the development of players at all levels; and, through the use of carefully selected and licensed coaches, develop a mechanism for the exchange of ideas and curriculum to improve all levels of coaching. Click for more information.

ECNL – A Week in the TREP Program

Learn more about the unique opportunities for TREP players! Here is review of the last 7 days!

Wednesday, March 19 – SPINNING CLASS – Villasport – The Woodlands

Players and coaches attended a 60-minute session conducted by Sarah Getty, Fitness Instructor, Villasport. The group was introduced to a new, dynamic form of cross training which helps to increase the athlete’s overall fitness and strength. Music, video, prizes were provided along with the burning of many calories in a demanding, but fun session!

“Cross training on a spin bike is an excellent way to strengthen your muscles and build endurance for the game! Building hamstring and inner thigh strength is also very important for injury prevention.” Sarah Getty, Villasport Fitness Instructor

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Thursday, March 20 – Baylor University Clinic – Bear Branch Sports Fields – The Woodlands

Coach Paul Jobson (pictured below) of Baylor University offered two clinics for players graduating in 2018 through 2015 at Bear Branch. Coach Jobson provided the girls an insight into the type training undertaken at the division one college level. The players were able to ask general questions about the recruitment process and the demands of being a student-athlete in college.

“It is fantastic opportunity for the players to work with a coach from a top college program such as Baylor. Attending college ID days and camps are becoming increasingly expensive so we are pleased to offer our players free clinics at our own training facilities.” Andrew Squire Director of Coaching ECNL

Texas Rush are providing the players with 7 college clinics through the Spring season to give them additional exposure and opportunity to reach the collegiate level.

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 Monday, March 24 – Special Guest! – Soccer City The Woodlands

Tiffany McCarty, a forward with new NWSL franchise Houston Dash stopped by to observe the TREP players training at their weekly indoor session. Tiffany answered questions (pictured below) from the players on her experience progressing through the US National Team program, into college soccer with Florida State and becoming a professional player.

“Tiffany is an ideal role model for the youth players. Clearly she is a talented soccer player. She also excelled academically graduating high school and college ahead of schedule and earning a masters degree in her 4-year period with Florida State. Her experience supports the philosophy of our College Advisory Program that is helping players find the right college both from an academic and a soccer viewpoint.” Simon Boddison Director of Soccer Operations

TIffany will be making other appaearences at Rush events in the future. You can track her progress with Houston Dash by clicking here

Tiffany McCarty, a forward with new NWSL franchise Houston Dash stopped by to observe the TREP players training at their weekly indoor session. Tiffany answered questions (pictured below) from the players on her experience progressing through the US National Team program, into college soccer with Florida State and becoming a professional player.

“Tiffany is an ideal role model for the youth players. Clearly she is a talented soccer player. She also excelled academically graduating high school and college ahead of schedule and earning a masters degree in her 4-year period with Florida State. Her experience supports the philosophy of our College Advisory Program that is helping players find the right college both from an academic and a soccer viewpoint.” Simon Boddison Director of Soccer Operations

TIffany will be making other appaearences at Rush events in the future.  You can track her progress with Houston Dash by clicking here.

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