U7-U10 Academy Teams
Washington Rush announces our new Academy program.
This program is for U7's-U9's.
Increased technical competency and preparation in the following areas:
- Balance, coordination and control
- Dribbling and ball mastery
- Skill development – Fakes and Moves
- Development of positive game behaviors – Creative, attacking players
The Academy teams will train twice a week as a team. Players will also receive technical training for 18 weeks with specialized coaches on the Rush staff where players work specifically on their ball mastery skills.
Teams will take 3 weeks off throughout the summer; Timing based on the coach’s discretion. Mid November - mid January is down time for the teams, but they will typically play in an indoor tournament which is optional for each player and team.
Outlook of the year:
The Academy teams will participate in 3 tournaments through the summer. One tournament per month in June, July and August.
The Academy teams will play in a local (Snohomish County and Greater Seattle) 10-12 game league season in a 6-a-side format.
The Academy teams will play in a local (Snohomish County and Greater Seattle) 5-7 game league season in the spring in a 6-a-side or 9-a-side format.
End of Year Jamboree:
The Academy teams will end the year with a Jamboree against other RCL Academy teams. In previous years this has been a one-day 4 game event in Olympia.
14% ($97.30) non-refundable down payment due at registration 8 Monthly Installments of: $74.72
The player fee covers the following:
- League fees for the 2013-2014 soccer season
- Game and training (practice) field rental
- Directors and Administrative Staff
- Goalkeeper training
- Referees and assistant referees for league and state cup games
- Coaching fee
- Facility, Storage & Equipment rentals
- Website and Website Maintenance
- Field Development
- Technical Training
Team Expenses/Player expenses Each team will have a team budget that is approved by the team coach and director and could cover these additional expenses; depending on each team. Each player will also order their own uniform and any additional Rush gear.
- Team equipment
- Team and coach travel
Required: Home and Away adidas Jersey, 2 Shorts, 2 Socks and black training tee. (Est. $175)
Optional: Warm up coat, pants, backpack, adidas training short and sock