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Rush Union is a US Club Players First- Licensed Club, 
a SCCL Club and SCCL Premier member

Tryout Registration Links:
Anyone wanting to tryout for a Fall 2021 team must REGISTER online.
2014 and 2015 Pre-Academy Evaluation Registration Link NOW OPEN
2013 thru 2010 Academy Tryout Registration Link NOW OPEN
2009 thru 2003 Girl's SCCL Competitive Tryout Registration Link NOW OPEN
2009 thru 2003 Boy's SCCL Competitive Tryout Registration Link NOW OPEN

A confirmation email is sent when you register online. 

Supplemental Tryouts:

Pre-Academy 8U (2014 and 2015)
contact [email protected]

Academy and Select Tryouts:
contact [email protected]

Brook Run Park 
4594 Barclay Drive  Dunwoody, GA 30338
(follow the signs to the Multi-Use Fields)


Financial Assistance:
Financial Assistance forms, with accompanying required tax documents, should be submitted to
the club Administrator, Juliet Melvin at [email protected]   

Financial Assistance Form: Click on our  APPLICATION. 

Additional Benefits:

Athletic trainers onsite during practices and games.

Goalkeeper training is available throughout the season at no additional cost.

Utilization of the club pass system to further develop players at all levels.

 

2021-2022 Tryouts

2021-2022 
8U Pre-Academy,
9U-12U Academy and
13U thru 19U Competitive Tryouts

Online registration is OPEN


Pre-Academy
Boys and Girls
8U
(2014-2015)
 

Evaluations for 8U (2014 and 2015) Pre-Academy
Supplemental Summer Tryouts:
Contact Juliet Melvin at chiefsfc.org to schedule
Contact TDOC Matt Holmes at [email protected] for player & program questions

Academy
Boys and Girls
9U-12U 
(2013-2010)


Tryouts for 9U (2013), 10U(2012), 11U(2011) and 12U(2010) Academy
May 24, 25, 26  6:00-7:15pm each night
Contact TDOC Matt Holmes [email protected] to schedule
Contact Juliet Melvin at [email protected] for admin questions
 
Competitive
Boys and Girls
13U-14U
(
2009-2008)

 
Tryouts for 13U(2009) and 14U(2008) SCCL Competitive Boys and Girls.
at Brook Run Park - Dunwoody
Contact TDOC Matt Holmes [email protected] for team, player & program questions
Contact Juliet Melvin [email protected] for admin questions

Competitive
Boys and Girls
15U-19U
(2007-2003)


Tryouts for SCCL Competitive 15U(2007), 16U(2006), 17U(2005), 18U(2004), 19U(2003)
at Brook Run Park - Dunwoody
Contact TDOC Matt Holmes [email protected] for team, player & program questions
Contact Juliet Melvin [email protected] for admin questions


Post Tryout
Follow Up

All Academy and Competitive players will be contacted via email with instructions for the next steps.
Please contact Juliet Melvin at [email protected] for more admin information.
Contact TDOC Matt Holmes [email protected] for team, player placement questions


REFUND POLICY

Refund Policy
Rush Union Soccer has a NO refund policy once the player has been registered on a team, with the following being the ONLY exception:
The player becomes injured to the point that they cannot play the remainder of the season and presents a doctor’s note to the club.  
In this case, the refund will be prorated for the remaining sessions the player cannot attend.

Age Groups Fall 2021 - Spring 2022

What age groups is my child in?
Age Group
9 and Under
10 and Under 
11 and Under 
12 and Under 
13 and Under
14 and Under 
15 and Under
16 and Under
17 and Under
18 and Under
19 and Under 

Born in:
2013         
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003         
                        

Registration

To register, you must have an on line account in our system (hosted by Sports Connect):  

New families 
(who are not already in the Rush Union online system) will need to
Create a user account first. 
Add your player as a participant
Register your player for a team tryout. 

You only need to register for ONE team for tryouts. Players will be moved to their assigned team after tryouts, if needed.
Once properly registered, you will receive an  email to confirm registration.
A current Fee Schedule will be attached to your tryout confirmation email.

Returning players:
Log into your existing account.   
Make sure your contact information (email and phone especially) is up to date.
You only need to register for ONE team for tryouts.Players will be moved to their assigned team after tryouts, if needed.
Once properly registered, you will receive an email to confirm registration.
A current Fee Schedule will be attached to your tryout confirmation email.

Updating your profile:
Click the  "LOGIN" button in the top right corner of the page. 
Use the username and password that you entered when you first created your account.
If you can not remember your login information, click LOGIN in the top right,
Then, click the “Forgot Your Username and Password” button and enter the email address used to create the account.

If you still have questions about registration, please do not hesitate to contact Juliet Melvin at [email protected]

2020-2021 Academy & Competitive Anticipated Coaching Staff

Pre-Academy Boys (2014/2015)
Coach: David Duncan
 Pre-Academy Girls (2014/2015)
Coach: Louise McGirt
 Academy Boys 9U (2013) thru 12U (2010)
Academy Girls  9U (2013) thru 12U (2010)
Coaching Pool:
Matt Holmes (coordinator)
Andrew Crittenton
Callum Mordey
Ricardo Pinnock
Joseph Hardeman
Patrick Walker

Coaching Pool:
Tiffany Rodriguez (coordinator)
Steve Reid
Matt Cross               
Jack Maher
Nicole Rodriguez
 Anticipated Boys' SCCL Teams (Competitive) Anticipated Girls' SCCLTeams (Competitive)
13U (2009) Royal:
SCCL Premier
Coach: Andrew Crittenton

13U (2009) Royal
SCCL Premier
Coach: Tiffany Rodriguez

13U (2009) Black
SCCL Premier
Coach: Louise McGirt
14U (2008) Royal
SCCL Premier 1
Coach: Matt Holmes

14U (2008) Black
SCCL Premier 2
Coach: Andrew Crittenton

14U (2008) Royal
SCCL Premier 2
Coach: Tiffany Rodriguez

14U (2008) Black
SCCL Premier
Coach: Matt Cross
15U (2007) Royal
SCCL Premier 1
Coach: Callum Mordey



15U (2007) Royal
SCCL Premier
Coach:  Nicole Rodriguez

15U (2007) Black
SCCL Premier
Coach: TBA
16U (2006) Royal
SCCL Premier 2
Coach: Matt Holmes

16U (2006) Black 
SCCL Premier 4
Coach: David Duncan

16U (2006) Royal
SCCL Premier 3
Coach: Matt Cross

16U (2006) Black 
SCCL Premier
Coach: TBA
17U (2005) Royal
SCCL Premier 1
Coach: Michael Spivey

17U (2005) Black
SCCL Premier 3
Coach: Callum Mordey

17U (2005) Royal
SCCL Premier
Coach: Matt Cross

17U (2005) Black
SCCL Premier
Coach: TBA
19U (2003/04) Royal 
SCCL Club Level
Coach: Matt Holmes

19U (2003/04) Black
SCCL Premier
Coach: Matt Holmes

19U (2003) Navy
SCCL Premier
Coach: William Larios
            
19U (2003/04) Royal
SCCL 
Coach: Neil McNab

19U (2003/04) Black
SCCL Premier
Coach: Neil McNab


* Team division placements are SSCL Club (Highest) or SCCL Premier 1,2,3,4. 
* Declarations are submitted to SCCL.and are subject to change.
 * Additional teams will be formed if tryout numbers support it.

Coaching Development

The Rush Union Way:  Coaching Development

Rush Union Soccer prides itself on being a premier youth club for coaching development and for providing coaching consistency and continuity throughout the program to manage player development and the overall experience of Rush Union players.  In order to make the Rush Union Way a reality on every team for every player, regardless of ability or level of team, the Rush Union embarked on a major coaching development initiative.


Coaching education series:

Professional coaches attend mandatory sessions, where the coaching directors and outside leaders from a variety of sports fields show best practices and help educate Rush Union staff. There are a minimum of six sessions per year that coaches attend.

Club curriculum and lesson planning:
Academy staff follow a set curriculum throughout each season, and submit lesson plans before every practice session to one of the Coaching Directors. This ensures that the principles of the Rush Union Way and that age appropriate player development is being delivered to every Academy player.  Coaches have the freedom to be expressive in their delivery of the curriculum, as we all learn new ideas and techniques to share among the coaching staff.  

Game reporting:

Rush Union coaches are required to provide a written report by email on each Academy and Competitive game to the coaching directors. This helps track team and individual development and ensures proper lesson planning for future practices.

Coaching feedback:
Written feedback, in the form of twice a year performance reviews and outside evaluation reports, provides coaches valuable feedback from experienced coaches and “another pair of eyes” on ways to continue to improve.   

Coaching mentorship program:
Senior coaches are paired with younger coaches to reinforce the Rush Union Way principles and curriculum, while providing another avenue for coaches to receive feedback.   

Staff coach retreat:
In 2016, staff members began attending an annual staff coach retreat. The staff coach retreat serves as an opportunity to observe and work alongside some of the world leaders in soccer, while also having a chance for team building.

Monthly coaching newsletter/social media articles:

With the use of regular newsletters and social media coaches are constantly kept up to date on new trends, articles and items that can further enable them to promote The Rush Union Way

Bottom Line

The Rush Union Coaching Development program is a major investment by our club - one we believe is among our most important, as it directly impacts the development of well-rounded youth soccer players.  Providing a well-defined set of player development standards, expecting a high level of professionalism by all coaches for every team, and providing meaningful feedback and support to every coach are the ingredients to being in the position to develop players at all levels of play to best of their ability AND to have fun with soccer in the process. 

We whole heartedly believe Rush Union is a great place to play and coach soccer and we work hard together every day to bring that mission to reality.


R/U In?!

Field Status

Open Open

Brook Run Park Dunwoody (Turf Fields) (10:00 AM | 10/06/21)

Closed Closed

Pleasantdale Park (10:00 AM | 10/06/21)

Open Open

Pernoshal Park (07:29 AM | 10/03/21)