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Bikeland – 3 vs. 3 Turf Cup 2017

The club is very excited to have Bikeland renew their partnership to sponsor the 3 vs. 3 Turf Cup 2017 which will be staged at Bear Branch on Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Easter Weekend). The event will have 200 teams and 1,200 players involved in 10 hours of non-stop festival soccer.

** Ages U5 – U14 boys and girls
** Games played on FIFA approved synthetic turf at Bear Branch Sports Complex in The Woodlands, TX
** $180 per team
** Fun, soccer contests, free giveaways, awards for team name, team spirit and individual juggling & dance contest
** Minimum 4 games
** Interactive fun zone

Bikeland will also be sponsoring the World Cup Camp 2017

“It’s great news to have Bikeland partnering with the club for the next twelve months.  Bikeland’s products and services are first class and they pride themselves in getting involved in the local community. Due to the fact that the club has 5,500 children (and families) there is a great connection. We look forward to working with Jeff and his staff over the next 12 months.”  Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.

Bikeland Contact Information:

19189 Interstate 45 Suite B
SE corner of I-45 & Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77385

Phone: 281-362-9253 , 281-364-9253
Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday 10:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm – 5:00pm

TOPS (Special Needs) Soccer Camp – The Bradbury Family

The club is very excited to announce our TOPS Soccer Camp partnership with the Bradbury Family (Heating & Air Conditioning, Plumbing Services). The company is family owned and is located in The Woodlands, TX and service Conroe, Magnolia, Montgomery, Oak Ridge North, Pinehurst, Shenandoah, Spring, Tomball and all surrounding areas.

The TOPS Soccer Camp will give the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any boy or girl, ages 4 and up, who has a mental or physical disability. TOPS purpose is to foster physical, mental, emotional growth and development for children with mental and physical challenges through the game of soccer. The camp is modified to fit the needs of the players; everyone plays at his/her level.

Fore more camp information, please contact Jamie Bell, Director of Coaching – Kingwood / Camps at jbell@texasrush.com

“Bradbury Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning and Bradbury Thornton Plumbing Services are excited to continue its partnership with the Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club. Our family values the important work the club does in introducing the sport of soccer to a wide range of kids and developing their skills on and off the field.  Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (formerly Texas Rush) is a valuable member of the local Woodlands community and we are proud to support its mission.”  Michael Bradbury, Owner.

“The Bradbury family owned company is very connected to the game of soccer through either playing, coaching and now watching their children develop in the recreational program. We’re very excited to have their family business renewing their partnership with the club for 2017-18.  Having used their services, I can personally recommend that the standard of work is first class and at a very affordable rate.”  Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.

Houston Methodist Hospital – Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club

The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (formerly Texas Rush Soccer Club) is very excited to officially announce their partnership with Houston Methodist Hospital.  They will now serve as the club’s primary medical care provider for over 5,500 soccer players within the club for 2017-2019 throughout the city of Houston.

 

“The club is very excited to announce our newly formed partnership with Houston Methodist Hospital. Providing a first class medical care group to support our players and families is a top priority for the club. We continue to expand and together with Houston Methodist we will further strengthen our operations.”  Don Gemmell, Technical Director, Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club.

“Our relationship originally began with the Texas Rush Soccer Club through Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital earlier this year.  With the exciting combinations that has formed the larger Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club, we are expanding our partnership role to provide sports medicine care system-wide across the Greater Houston area. By serving these players and their families with leading medicine for optimal wellness and performance, we are demonstrating our commitment to being integrated within our local community to provide corporate sports medicine to sports clubs and schools in need.”  Debbie Sukin, PhD, Houston Methodist Regional Senior Vice President and CEO of Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital. 

Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club provides the following premium access for their players / families:

** Extended clinic hours
** Priority primary care appointments within 2 business days (free injury evaluation by athletic training staff)
** Telephone access to nurse practitioners
** To find your primary care physician or for more information call (844) 315-5476 or email Partners@houstonmethodist.org
** Houston Methodist liaisons are ready to help Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

For further questions in regards to our partnership, please contact Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations at sboddison@texasrush.com or call (281) 825-8650.

Houston Dynamo Game Day vs. Columbus Crew

The club participated in their first home game experience this last weekend vs. Columbus Crew (Won 3-1) at the BBVA Compass Stadium.  Over 100 players aged 4-14 were involved in the rally tunnel greeting the players as they left the locker room prior to entering the field.

“It was great to see our members at the game and it was a very unique opportunity for our players to participate in the rally tunnel with the professional Dynamo team prior to the kick-off.    For many of the kids and parents, it was their first time to watch the Houston Dynamo play live and along with the positive result, the evening was a tremendous success.”  Natalie Olivarez, Recreational Administrator.

Game Day Ticket Questions / Information:

Jay Adelberg
Senior Account Executive, Group Sales

Houston Dynamo
1001 Avenida de las Americas, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77010
O: 713-276-7529

Email: jadelberg@houstondynamo.com

Brendan Dauth – Southwestern University

The club is very excited to announce that Brendan Dauth has committed to Southwestern University to play collegiate soccer for the Fall 2017 season.  Brendan has played for the club since 2005 (12 years) and has played for eleven (11) coaching staff throughout his club career.  Brendan will major in Business with a minor in Spanish.

Southwestern University competes in the Southwestern Athletic Collegiate Conference at the NCAA Division III level.

Brendan Clark Dauth
Southwestern University, NCAA III, SCAC

“ The coaches at Texas Rush taught me everything I know about soccer, everyone at Texas Rush is like family to me.”  Brendan  Dauth, U18 Texas Rush Boys.

“The club is extremely excited for Brendan and his family on the announcement.  Brendan has been with the club his entire soccer club career and he’s a great example for our younger players that hard work and perseverance really pay off.  Brendan started with the club as a recreational player and has worked his way through the club to graduate with an opportunity to play at the collegiate level.  We look forward to seeing him continue to excel at the next level.”  Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.

 

Northwest Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Texas Rush Soccer Club

The club is extremely excited to have Northwest Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (NWOS) as a renewed partner for 2017.  NWOS will partner with the College Advisory Program that helps players and parents navigate through the complex process of finding a college or university that provides soccer scholarship opportunities for the prospective student-athlete.  It’s a very crucial program within the club that continues to expand.

Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is proud to support Texas Rush Soccer and the College Advisory Program. “We understand that the program is very helpful to your student athletes that wish to continue playing soccer in college and we are happy to be a part of that.”  

Recently the practice welcomed two new oral surgeons, Dr. David Hoffman and Dr. Justin Liska. In addition, “We are looking forward to opening our seventh location in the master planned community, Harmony, located at Grand Parkway and Rayford Road. We anticipate that this office will open in late fall of 2017,” according to Dr. Unterman.

Northwest Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery have partnered with the club since 2007 and they continue to be very much part of our Rush family for nearly a decade.  They offer a first class service of treatment and are on the cutting edge of technology in their respective field.  It’s a perfect match for the club to partner which such a renowned local business that continues to grow and truly connects with the local community.  The partnership allows the program to present to over 300 people per year and works with 80 registered prospective student-athletes.  I’d like to thank Dr. Unterman and his partners for their partnership over the years.”  Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.  

Facts / Contact Information

** Practice of six board certified oral surgeons practicing in The Woodlands, Conroe, Spring, Magnolia and Huntsville.

** Specializes in wisdom teeth extractions, the placement of dental implants, oral pathology, orthognathic surgery and other surgeries to treat conditions of the mouth, face and jaw.

** More than likely, a student athlete will need his/her wisdom teeth extracted between the ages of 15 – 18. Typically, a patient will be referred to the practice from his/her general dentist or orthodontist for wisdom teeth extractions.

** Patients and caregivers should consider recovery time when scheduling surgery and off-season is a great time to schedule. Most surgeons recommend that a patient rest for 48 hours off before resuming light physical activity. Within five to seven days, a patient can resume full physical activity.

Spring Season Success – 9th Annual Copa Lonestar Tournament 2017

Teams competed in the 9th Annual Copa Lonestar Tournament during February 18-19, 2017 (San Antonio, TX).

 Texas Rush 06G Black – CHAMPIONS!
Coach Name: Chris Davis
Record: 3W – 1T – 0L

Texas Rush 05G Blue – CHAMPIONS!
Coach: Andrew Squire
Record: 4W – 0T – 0L

Texas Rush 04G Blue – CHAMPIONS!
Coach: Andrew Squire
Record: 4W – 0T – 0L

Texas Rush 03G – CHAMPIONS!
Coach: Milton Arraez
Record: 4W – 0T – 0L

Texas Rush Kingwood 06B Blue – FINALISTS!
Coach: David Hubbard
Record: 1W-3T-0L

Texas Rush Kingwood 06B Black – CHAMPIONS!
Coach: Trey Tesno
Record: 4W-0T-0L

Texas Rush Kingwood 03G – FINALISTS
Name: Dale Darling
Record: 2W-2T-0L

Texas Rush 03B Nero – FINALISTS!
Coach: Mike Czarnecki
Record: 1W-2T-1L

Texas Rush 06B Rush Black – FINALISTS!
Coach: Bogdan Onut
Record: 2W-1T-1L

Texas Rush 06B Rush Blue – CHAMPIONS!
Coach: Mike Czarnecki
Record: 3W-1T-0L

Texas Rush 03B Rush – CHAMPIONS!
Coach: Radojica Ristic
Record: W4-T0-L0

Texas Rush 06G Rush Blue – FINALISTS!
Coach: Andrew Squire
Record: 2W – 0T– 2L

“The tournament was a very productive event as it gave the teams some valuable playing time prior to their regular Spring season. It was great to see the teams above doing exceptionally well and gaining success.”  Stuart Fitzsimons, Director of Coaching – Competitive.

Kaela Davis – Texas A&M Corpus Christi

The club is very excited to announce that Kaela Davis has committed to Texas A&M Corpus Christi (NCAA Div. I) to play collegiate soccer for fall 2017.  Texas A&M Corpus Christi is a member of the Southland Conference

“I am so excited to have committed to Texas A&M Corpus Christi, and look forward to challenge of playing for them in college. I want to thank Texas Rush for organizing the College Combine and everything they have done to help me along the way.  Go Islanders!”  Kaela Davis, ’98 ECNL Girls.

“It’s fantastic news that Kaela has committed to Texas A&M Corpus Christi after being seen at the college combine that we hosted at the end of January.  The club decided to add a combine feature to our Jnr. ECNL / Winter Festival event and we invited college coaching staff to attend.    It was very successful and the feedback gained was extremely encouraging.  It’s great to see Kaela move on to college and we’ll enjoy watching her compete as an NCAA student-athlete.”  Darron Rush, Head Coach, ’98 ECNL Composite Girls.

Sarah Piper – U.S. Under-18 WNT Compete In England

Sarah Piper (U17 ECNL) has been selected to the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team that will travel to England from February 15-26 and will play three matches, two against England and one against Norway.

The U.S. team is made up of players born in 2000 and will be playing against its same age group during the three matches. The USA will play England on Feb. 19 and Norway on Feb. 21, both at St. George’s Park, England’s National Training Center, and then finish with a match against England on Feb. 25 that will be played at New Bucks Head in Wellington, which is the stadium for AFC Telford United.

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“It’s fantastic news that Sarah has been selected for the U-18 Women’s National Team that will play in England.  It will be another positive learning experience and great for her individual development.  It’s an incredible opportunity and we wish her every success for the trip.”  Nick O’Shea, Director of Coaching – ECNL.

“I am very excited for our next camp in England and blessed to have the opportunity to play with the best soccer players in the country. Thankful to be able to compete against the top players for both England and Norway and I hope to be able to go to the U20 World Cup which our cycle is routed towards!”  Sarah Piper, U.S. U-18 WNT / U17 ECNL.

Dynamos Puma Cup 2017

04G Nero Black Team – Champions!

Coach: Bryan Shipp

Record: 2-2-0

07 Girls Nero Team – Finalists!

Coach: Phil Ebner

Record: 2-2

07 Boys Nero Team – Finalists!

Coach: Chris Kidd

Record: 3-1

Kingwood 06B Blue – Champions!

Coach: David Hubbard

Record: 4-0

Texas Rush Kingwood 05G Blue – Finalists!

Coach: Jamie Bell

Record: 3-1-0

Montgomery 05B Rush Blue – Finalists!

Coach: Jason Budd

Record: 3-1

04G Rush Black – Finalist!

Record: 1-2-1

Coach: Michael Openshaw

“We’re extremely proud of the efforts of our players, and must thank the parents for giving up an entire weekend to allow their children this opportunity to compete. It was a valuable learning experience for them.” Phil Ebner, Director of Coaching – Youth Academy.