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Iowa Rush 2021-2022 Tryouts

About Select Teams

Iowa Rush Tryouts allows a mutual setting for the club to evaluate the player and allows the player to try Iowa Rush out as a club.  

At the Iowa Rush tryouts, the coaches and staff will get to know every player attending by name and build a relationship.  There will be no numbered shirts or coaches with a clipboard writing notes and disconnected from the relationship with the players.

Tryouts for 11U-15U players will be an extension of the spring training season with all new players getting to participate in 3 training sessions.  These sessions will give the players and parents a view of what to expect in a typical training during the select year.  

All select teams will be coached by the Iowa Rush professional coaching staff and coaching assignments will be announced before bid days on June 16th (11-13U) and June 30th (14-19U). 

Fall Training (90 minutes sessions) - August - November
11-15U Select Teams - 3 training sessions + 1 optional per week (13 weeks) - 78 hours
16-19U Select Teams - 4 training sessions per week (13+ weeks) - 78 hours

Winter Training on indoor turf (60 minute sessions) - November - March
11-19U - 1 training session per week included in annual fee (10 weeks) + 1 additional training opportunity per week (extra fee)

Spring Training (90 minute sessions) - March - June
11-15U Select Teams - 3 training sessions + 1 optional per week (11 weeks) - 66 hours
16-19U Select Teams - Varies depending on team

Individual/small group training and additional opportunities: There will be several additional opportunities for your player to take advantage of within the Iowa Rush programs at an additional cost. You can view summer and winter additional opportunities HERE

Midwest Conference League - Iowa Rush 13-19U team may play in the MWC dependent upon selection into the leagues.

Club Development League - Most select teams will play 6-10 league games per season with the CDL across the state of Iowa.

Tournaments - Select teams will play in 2-4 tournaments in the fall season and 2-4 tournaments in the spring season. 16-19U teams will participate in selected college showcase tournaments in the summer and winter months.

Travel - Travel to games and leagues are mostly local and within the state, while there may be 1-2 tournaments that require 1-2 nights stay in a hotel. When participating in the MWC or college showcases at the older age groups, travel will extend regionally or nationally.

Fees for tournaments and regional leagues - Fees for tournaments and regional leagues are not included in annual fee and are charged to participants based on actual costs of the weekends of play.  Estimated fees for local Tournament/Regional league is $25-$75, Regional Tournament/Regional League is $90-$150, National Tournament is $200-$250.


11-12U Select - $1350 Annually
13-15U Select - $1400 Annually
16-19U Select - $1275 Annually

Payment plans are available and options will be given on acceptance of bid to play at Iowa Rush.

Uniforms are new in the 2021-2022 seasons and you can see them HERE

Iowa Rush focuses on developing the whole person through the game of soccer in a transformational environment with coaches who care about your player beyond the soccer field.

Register by clicking register here now. We encourage all players to come to all 3 training sessions, but If you are unable to attend all 3 training sessions during the tryout/tryusout calendar, please register and email [email protected] so we can note the conflicts.

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Why Iowa Rush?

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!

Register Here!

Hear from our parents!

“Rush is not just a soccer club but is a tight knit community. My boys’ teammates have become their close friends and they always look forward to practices and games with them.”
- Cindy Harris (Select Parent)

"My son has been with Rush from his age 7, I don’t regret any minute that I signed him up with best club in Iowa. Coaching staff is awesome, they care about their players inside and out of field, they teach them about values, respect and discipline. Rush staff keeps families up to date all about games, practices,tournaments. They teach kids the right play of soccer."
- Dudo Mulalic (Volunteer Coach and Academy Parent)

"We choose Rush Soccer in Ankeny for our family because it is large part of our community. We share great values in discipline, accountability, and hard work. The results are there.” - Justin Kean, Rec Parent, Volunteer, and Academy Parent

Recent News

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Mid- Year Tryout

Mid-Year Tryout Information
Iowa Rush offers tryouts throughout the year upon request. These tryouts are available to any recreational players within the Iowa Rush organization or any players who are currently not registered with a club in the state of Iowa.
Interested players should contact Jeff Adamiak, at [email protected] The player will be given the opportunity to attend 2 Rush training or camp sessions in order to be evaluated by the coaching staff and to determine their interest in joining the club. 


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Ankeny, Iowa 50021

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