When a player excels at their sport there are always next steps. This can be exciting but stressful. Parents & players all want a college scholarship to a major division 1 school but few players achieve this. Find out what college soccer options are available and how you or your player can stand out in the crowd.
An educated starting position is vital to being a quality goalkeeper but what makes a good starting position? Coach Bump breaks down the steps needed to be ready for any shot, any time. Join us for Bump’s Basics to learn more about what it takes to improve your goalkeeping with techniques from Rapids Youth Soccer.
Sports has provided so much to kids beyond just wins and losses, it has helped provide a connection to peers, to authority, to family. Every player matters at Rapids Youth Soccer and one mom explains the importance this community of support as she navigates life and youth sports with a transgender child.
The Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club puts great emphasis on supporting our players each year through a comprehensive college soccer search process, giving them the tools, tips, and foundation to find and make the right decisions for their college soccer goals.
The power of sport supersedes the wins and losses on the field. Players learn more from sport than they’ll ever understand, including some vital characteristics that make great adults, such as quality communication and resilience.
The Colorado Rapids Next Wave Coach Academy is an effort of three groups to identify, train, and support the next wave of female coaches in the game of soccer. The goal is for every competitive girls team to have a female coach attached as a head coach, assistant coach, and/or mentor.
Youth sports and clubs can often be characterized in the community by the parenting culture taking place. On the sidelines or at home, parents need to understand the immense impact they have on their player and team.
Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer has been teaching the Whole-Part-Whole methodology for many years and it is now being mirrored by U.S. Soccer as a way to further develop players at all levels of the game.
The Colorado Rapids 2002 boys team visited the country of Panama to experience all things soccer, including playing the Panamanian National Team.
The Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club created the Next Wave Coach Academy to provide female soccer coaches opportunities to learn, grow, and succeed in youth soccer leadership roles.