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Player Development

11U-12U Player Development

  • Tactical awareness
  • Simple to complex strategies
  • Small sided games
  • Technically more advanced
  • Speed of play
  • Principles of play

The league play is within the Iowa Soccer League (ISL). This is a statewide league affiliated with the Iowa Soccer Association. The 11U and 12U age groups predominantly play against clubs in the greater Des Moines geographic area. Typically these teams will play in 2-3 tournaments located within or surrounding the state of Iowa per season.


13U-14U Player Development

  • Game situations as opposed to training activities
  • Transition
  • Physiological and psychological advice and training
  • Nutritional education
  • Tactical problem solving
  • More dynamic play
  • Organized but less structured team play

The league play for this age group is determined by ability and ambition and will be either the Iowa Soccer League (ISL). The 13U and 14U age groups will play against clubs located throughout Iowa and Nebraska (optional) or the Midwest Regional League (MRL) which provides the highest standard of competitive play for youth teams throughout Region 2 (Midwest region). Teams must earn the right to compete in the MRL by exhibiting the highest standard of play and also receive Iowa Soccer Association approval. Typically these teams will play in 2-3 tournaments per season.


15U-19U Player Development

  • College ambitions
  • Exposure to higher levels of competition
  • Performance accountability
  • Winning mentality
  • Individual and team responsibilities

Iowa Rush changes a little at this age group as school soccer takes place in the spring and club soccer in the fall season. However, Iowa Rush provides opportunities for those players and teams who want to remain within the club program during the spring season. 
The league play will be in either the ISL (Iowa Soccer League) this is a statewide league affiliated with the Iowa Soccer Association. The 15U through 19U age groups will play against clubs located throughout Iowa and Nebraska (optional) or the Midwest Regional League (MRL) which provides the highest standard of competitive play for youth teams throughout Region 2 (Midwest region). Teams must earn the right to compete in the MRL by exhibiting the highest standard of play and also receive Iowa Soccer Association approval. 
The tournament play for these age groups is determined by ability, ambition, and commitment. Typically the teams will compete in 2-3 tournaments per season as well as some events during the summer and winter months.

contact

209 E 1st St, 160
Ankeny, Iowa 50021

Email: [email protected]

HOURS

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