Uniform Policy 2017-2019

Washington Rush Uniform Policy – 2017-2019

     

 
Rush requires that all players must wear the following for all trainings:
  • Washington Rush Training Shirt (Black) – new for 2017-19 season (old training shirts will not be allowed to be worn at trainings).
  • Black shorts (Adidas if possible)
  • Black socks (Adidas if possible)


Rush requires that all players must wear the following for all games:
  • Blue Adidas HOME Kit (Blue Jersey, Blue Shorts, Blue Socks)
  • White Adidas AWAY Kit (White Jersey, White Shorts, White Socks)
  • Rush Adidas Warm-Up Jacket (or approved Rush gear)


Rush Optional Items for Purchase
  • Warm-Up Pants
  • Backpack
  • Rain Jacket


Team Travel:
  • Teams should wear Rush approved training attire
  • Coaches may alter the travel attire, but players must be in Rush and Adidas gear 


Extreme Weather training attire:
  • Consult with your coach



Ordering Process
  • Every Washington Rush player will receive their own unique User Login and Password via email, along with instructions and a link to the soccer.com order website.
  • In order for a player to receive the link to order, complete roster information needs to be submitted to Rush’s Uniform Coordinator by their Team Manager. Please contact your Team Manager if you have yet to receive an ordering link. 
  • Questions on ordering process can to be directed to Rush's Uniform Coordinator, Cyndi Litalien at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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DA Events
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DA Philosophy

Philosophy

“The Rush Way to Play is based upon movement and activity by both player and ball. Possession-oriented does not fully describe how we play; attack-oriented does. Whether in possession or in defense, we are attacking. Rush Players play with freedom, yet understand the importance of responsibility and the balance between the two. Rush teams are flexible and adapt to varying circumstances. The Rush Way to Play represents both passion and purpose”.

•     Players are to be comfortable with a possession-based passing game, where the team will look to try and play out from the back in a coordinated and controlled manner and is developed through the thirds in order to produce goal-scoring opportunities when possible

•     Players will look to recognize opportunities to play forward and execute counter-attacking opportunities where possible but not at the expense of losing possession

•     Players will, upon losing possession, look to immediately regain possession by defending from the front as a preferred option, or to drop and establish a compact defensive shape when unable to do so

•     Above all, our teams are expected to display a competitive and winning mentality – winning games is of importance; however, this is not at the expense of the playing philosophy

The U12 age group will predominantly focus on technical development incorporating decision-making and consideration for basic principles of play. They will play predominantly in a flexible 4-2-2 formation with players encouraged to rotate positions. The U13 & U14 age groups will focus more toward tactical understanding and technical refinement. Players will still be required to have an understanding of a range of positions but as they progress through this phase should begin to develop a primary position within the team. 11v11 games will adopt a flexible 4-3-3 formation. The key aspect regarding formations is that they are a guide. The style of play is dictated by the playing philosophy and takes precedence overall.

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DA Vision
DA Vision info coming soon.
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DA Facilities
Kasch Park

Cavelero Middle High School

Archbishop Murphy High School

Mill Creek Sports Park

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DA Academy Graduates to Sounders FC
Info coming soon.
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DA Uniforms
As part of our agreement with Adidas, Washington Rush provides all uniform items for Development Academy players. Items included in this agreement are Home and Away Jerseys, Shorts and Socks, Warm-Up Jacket and Pants, Cleats and Runners.