Rush Soccer, represents over 34,000 youth soccer players in the United States and is committed to the development of healthy youth through the game of soccer. With a firm belief in the value of sports in promoting the physical, mental and social well-being of our children, Rush Soccer is devoted to providing our members the finest soccer experience possible, teaching the fundamental skills of the game and developing athletes through organized leagues, teams, tournaments, training, coaches and athletic facilities.
The essence of this partnership is a comprehensive program which will allow youth players from Trinidad and Tobago to travel to the United States and play and train with Rush teams, participate in try-outs for college and professional soccer teams, and immerse themselves in American culture through homestays, ID camps and tours. Over the past several years, Rush has facilitated successful exchanges for players from Brazil, Gambia, Iraq, New Zealand, and South Africa.
International Player Program Through the player exchange programs with American based Rush clubs, International players are granted the opportunity to play in the United States while attending school and playing in the top leagues.
US Soccer Development Academy Trials Rush Nation is filled with elite level players. Rush Soccer has 2 clubs, Colorado and Texas, that have earned the right to be in our country's highest youth soccer league—the US Soccer Development Academy. Eligible players can register for these trials to be part of our elite academy program.
Rush Fest The Rush Fest is an annual event that brings together U12 boys and girls' teams from all Rush Club teams compete against one another in a friendly tournament while also joining up to participate in training sessions on the field as well as classroom and social events off the field.
REACH (Rush Equipment Assisting Children) Through the REACH Program, Rush supports disadvantaged youth in developing countries by partnering with Rush soccer clubs, schools, nonprofit organizations, and communities to provide soccer uniforms and gear. By linking equipment donation to on-the-ground programs that develop youth soccer skills and promote health and education.
Rush Select Rush Soccer forms select teams (All-Star teams) that are comprised of the top Rush players at the U13-U17 age groups. These teams attend various events, both domestic and international, on a yearly basis. Player pools are established through club recommendations and identification at the Rush Festival and the Select ID Camps.
College Advisory Program The Rush Soccer Club is proud to provide a number of programs outside the normal realm of training, competition, and soccer related activities. One of those programs is the College Advisory Program or C.A.P. This program is run by C.A.P. Director Michael Gabb and is provided to our boys and girls teams U15 to U19.
Coaching Development and International Tours Rush's coaching curriculum to develop players to compete at the highest levels is available to all partners. This curriculum helps to develop players soccer awareness, technical skills and athletic ability. Our staff is available for coaching seminars throughout the year and at our yearly coaching summit.