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Parent Information Night


Due to COVID-19, the parent info night has been postponed and wiil be rescheduled when soccer is allowed to resume. Thank you for your patience.

Rush Select serves a growing number of youth who are interested in receiving quality training, competitive play and neighborhood camaraderie within a structure that encourages multi-sport athletes and other activities outside of year-round soccer. Rush Select bridges the time and cost commitments and training gaps between Recreational and Premier Soccer programs. Rush Select is part of the Washington Rush (Premier) and national Rush Soccer organization. Rush Select teams play in the North Puget Sound League (NPSL)

Tryout Dates for 2020-2021 Season:

Boys HS U16-U18 teams (Born in 2005, 2004, 2003 and 2002):
Tryouts for these HS Boys age groups were already held in Feb 2020. If you are still interested in joining one of our Select teams, please contact us to see if there are any open spots (contact info at bottom of this page).

Boys 2009 thru 2006 and Girls 2009 thru 2002:
Due to COVID-19 all tryout dates and times are TBD. Please check back for updates or pre-register for tryouts.

2020-2021 Season Select Boys HS Coaching Assignments
Select B02 - TBD
Select B03 - Travis Fortier
Select B04 - TBD
Select B05 - Mike Armstrong


Please contact us if you have any questions:

Sean Drought - Select Director:
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Sandy Baker - Club Administrator:
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Sarah Armstrong - Registrar:
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2020-2021 AGE GROUP CHART

BIRTH YEAR AGE GROUP
2012/2013 U9
2011 U10
2010 U11
2009 U12
2008 U13
2007 U14
2006 U15
2005 U16
2004 U17
2003 U18
2002 U19
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DA Events
Further updates upon release from US Soccer.
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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.