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Jun, 2020

Top 5 Reasons to Join Iowa Rush

During this brief period in June 2020, many Central Iowa families are considering submitting the new Intent to Play Registration to express their intent to join a competitive soccer team for the 2020-2021 season. We know, there are many reasons parents and players choose to join a competitive youth soccer program. From either experiencing success and enjoyment in the local rec soccer program to just being one of those soccer families with parents who enjoyed the sport in their youth, we understand the draw to the soccer world. But in Central Iowa, there are several competitive youth soccer organizations to choose from so what makes Iowa Rush and the Rush Soccer program so special? While you'll need to do your own research on all competitive youth soccer programs in the area, here are the top 5 reasons our Iowa Rush families chose the Rush Soccer family: 

1. Standard of Success

At Iowa Rush, we continue to dominate against top teams in the state as well as the Midwest. Iowa Rush Select Teams have won countless state and regional tournaments. We couldn't be prouder of these amazing Select Teams!

2. Quality Staff

Iowa Rush prides itself in attracting and continuing to develop dynamic, educated, and caring youth soccer coaches. Iowa Rush coaches have played at a higher level and are involved in promoting soccer within our community at every age - from Kicks 4 Kids to high school and college soccer coaching. When not helping develop Iowa Rush players, you can find our coaches developing soccer programs at both high schools in Ankeny. Needless to say, they care deeply about the development of the game!

3. Creating Memories that last a lifetime

Our player create memories during the regular season in team trainings, games, tournaments or in the off season with team bonding activities, winter training, and playing opportunities or during special events provided to members such as Rush Fest, International Trip, or college showcase.  These memories have been flooding back from Alumni during the alumni game and social or anything our players and parents get together.

4. Unique player pathways arranged to develop to higher level soccer.

Unique to the Rush Soccer program are our player pathways. Through Rush Soccer, Iowa Rush players have guest playing opportunities with state cup teams, ECNL teams, and other Rush soccer team across the nation. In addition, Rush soccer players across the nation are invited to attend the 12U Rushfest held in Colorado each summer, and Iowa's Rush players are invited to the Iowa Rush International Trip as well as multiple college recruiting events throughout the year. With Rush Soccer, the sky is the limit for our players!

5. Providing a professionalize environment

The club provides a professional environment by having an office location within Ankeny where all coaches and staff assemble to create a philosophy and methodology that get put back on the field during the evenings.  The fields are professionally maintained for all games and trainings for all select players within the club.  Lastly, the administrative staff has extension experience and knowledge of the youth soccer landscape to position the club to be a leader in the industry for years to come.

All Rush Soccer programs across the nation are committed to our core values (accountability, advice, empathy, enjoyment, humility, leadership, passion, respect, safety, tenacity, and unity) as well as our mission of providing unrivaled experiences for all players. 

If you're just getting started in the competitive soccer program research or still on the fence about area soccer programs, feel free to reach out for honest, open discussion about finding the right fit for your family. But don't delay too long because all Intent to Play Registrations need to be in by June 12th. However, if you're ready to join Iowa Rush, complete the Intent to Play Registration today!


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Ankeny, Iowa 50021

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