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Mission Statement

Iowa Rush Soccer Club is committed to providing an unrivaled soccer experience for players of all abilities and age levels. We accept the responsibility of teaching life lessons to our athletes to further their growth inside the game and out, through core-values, sportsmanship and community outreach. We will afford all players the opportunity to maximize their potential, realize their dreams and cultivate a passion for the game. Through quality coaching, sound leadership and the connection with the world-wide Rush organization, Iowa Rush Soccer Club will work to be the destination club of choice in the state of Iowa. 

Unrivaled Soccer Experience

  • Levels of play available for all/any player to pursue their goals and dreams within the game of soccer
  • Comprehensive Camps and clinics held year-round by professional staff
  • Professionalized structure and Directors overseeing each program (Recreation, Academy and Select)
  • Professionalized and proven Player Development Curriculum tying into pyramid structure from youngest/novice to experienced/elite encompassing a player’s soccer career
  • Ability for multi-sport athletes to compete at a high soccer level while still enjoying other sports
  • Opportunities to play in the world's largest soccer club on earth
  • National Select camps and selections available to the Rust Select national team
  • Rust Fest- Annual u12 boys and girls tournament/camp that pulls players from all the international Rush soccer clubs to one place to play with and against each other
  • College Advisory Program (CAP) with dedicated Director to assist players with their college search
  • Annual International Trip for 14-15U Girls and 17-19U Boys

Life Lessons Through Rush Core Values

  • Accountability
  • Advice
  • Empathy
  • Enjoyment
  • Humility
  • Leadership
  • Passion
  • Respect
  • Safety
  • Tenacity
  • Unity

Printable Core Values Sheet with definitions

Community Outreach through Iowa Rush Cares

  • R.E.A.C.H. – Uniform giveback
  • Dollars for Scholars- Scholarships for graduating seniors
  • Leadership Development
  • Select Mentoring program 
  • Potential includes: juggle-a-thon for a cure, Habitat for Humanity, Meals for the Heartland, military care packages
Quality Coaching
  • Coaches with USSF National Licensing and NSCAA Diplomas
  • Coaches that have coached with State Level ODP (Olympic Development Program)
  • Coaches the have coached with USYSA Regional ODP Staff
  • Coaches that have coached collegiately
  • Coaches the have coached at the High School level
  • On-going coach evaluations for all Directors and coaches
  • On-going coaching education
  • Cutting edge/modern developmental methodology
  • Iowa "Rush Way" pyramidal curriculum
  • Coaching exchanges with other Rush affiliates around the world
  • Annual Rush Summit
  • Integration of technology within coaching, teaching and administration
  • Multiple coaches and directors that work with each level to expand player contact and development

Sound Leadership- Business Core Values

  • We do our best to constantly justify our reputation for quality.
  • The people who represent our club every day do so with integrity.
  • We value innovation and see creativity as a hallmark of our business.
  • Collaboration and a strong orientation towards achievement drive our success.
  • We are disciplines in our approach to our work.
  • Our goal is to actively cultivate a positive identity within the community.
  • We strive to expand regional and national connections for the betterment of the club.
  • We are accountable for our club's financial resources.
  • We remember to enjoy our work and enhance our professional experiences through a sense of responsibility.

Worldwide Rush Connection

  • World-wide club name recognition
  • Access to tournaments, college showcases, etc.
  • Access to club-wide Rush website to nutrition, video, education, chat-rooms, etc
  • National uniform ordering and distribution system (delivered straight to your door)
  • Rush Select program for top players
  • Rush Festival
  • Guest playing with Rush affiliates at college showcases for greater college exposure
  • National partnerships and sponsorships

Destination Club of Choice in the State of Iowa 

Iowa Rush has participants from around the state that commit to the club based on who we are and what we are able to provide for players of all abilities.  Below is a list of locations members commute from as we look to continue to grow our base around the state: 


  • Altoona
  • Ames
  • Ankeny
  • Bondurant
  • Clive
  • Des Moines
  • Mingo
  • Newton
  • Polk City
  • Prairie City
  • Stafford
  • Urbandale
  • West Des Moines


  • Altoona
  • Ankeny
  • Bondurant
  • Des Moines
  • Elkhart
  • Haverhill
  • Mitchellville
  • Newton
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Polk City


  • Altoona
  • Ames
  • Ankeny
  • Bondurant
  • Boone
  • Carlisle
  • Cedar Falls
  • Cedar Rapids
  • Clive
  • Cumming
  • Des Moines
  • Dubuque
  • Gilbert
  • Grinnell
  • Hiawatha
  • Humbolt
  • Huxley
  • Johnston
  • Knoxville
  • Mitchellville
  • Nevada
  • Newton
  • Pella
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Polk City
  • Runnells
  • SE Polk
  • Urbandale
  • Waukee
  • West Des Moines

Contact Director of Coaching


209 E 1st St, 160
Ankeny, Iowa 50021

Email: [email protected]


10:00am-3:00pm M-Th or by appointment.
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