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Developmental Soccer Leagues

 

The Developmental Soccer League (DSL) is an exciting, fun and energetic program for players U5 to U12 years old! Teams will be formed based on similar schools, neighborhoods and friends. This unique developmental program will provide players with a solid knowledge and love for the game of soccer. Rush aims to foster a safe, fun, educational experience for your child as well as a solid foundation for a lifetime game. Come join the Rush family! 

  • U5-U8 teams play 4 versus 4, with no goalkeepers. Fewer players on the field allows for more touches on the ball and more mental and physical involvement in the game.

  • U9-U10 teams play 7 versus 7, including a goalkeeper

  • U11-U12 teams play 9 versus 9, including a goalkeeper.

  • Teams are coached by parent volunteer coaches.

  • Practice is held once a week for 45-60 minutes at either the National Training Center (Clermont FL) or West Orange Park (Winter Garden FL)

  • Rush Coaches on site during Friday night practices for guidance.

  • All Saturday games are played at same practice location.

  • Teams play 8 games throughout the 8-9 week season


2019 Spring Season Dates

Friday night practice, Saturday morning games

Week 1 - March 15

Week 2 - March 22 & 23

Week 3 - March 29 & 30

Week 4 - April 5 & 6

Week 5 - April 12 & 13

Week 6 - April 19 & 20

Week 7 - April 26 & 27

Week 8 - May 3 & 4

Week 9 - May 10 - 11


DEVELOPMENTAL FORMAT

Developmental Soccer League (DSL)

(8) Game Season

Ages U5-6 plays 4v4

Ages U7-8 plays 4v4

Ages U9-10 plays7v7

Ages U11-12 plays 9v9


Volunteer Roles

 
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LOCATIONS
West Orange Soccer Complex
150 Windermere Rd, 
Winter Garden, FL 34787


National Training Center
1935 Don Wickham Dr,
Clermont, FL 34711


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Age Chart 2018/19 Season

The below table outlines a detailed explanation of the birth year chard and playing format for each age group in the developmental soccer leagues for the Spring 2019 season.

 
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DEVELOPMENTAL FEES

U5 - U8 - $155

U9 - U12 - $190

Contact Kristina Reed at Kgray@floridarushsoccer.com for program questions.

Coach

Every team is required to provide a volunteer coach to coach the team for the season. This person is almost always a parent of a player on the team. The coach will be provided with coaching resources and equipment is provided during practice. Our professional Rush Staff will help support each coach through mentorship and our Coaching Resources, so even if you are new to the game, you will have an enjoyable season.

  • Communicate efficiently with team

  • Lead team in training sessions (1/week) and on game days (1/weekend) 

  • Responsible for finding a sub if ever absent for any games days. Practices can be covered by our Rush Coaches

Team Manager

This role is very important to help our teams have a successful season! We ask that each team provide a team manager for the season to help with communication and organization.

  • Work with coach to help communicate with the team about the team’s schedule

  • Set up game day snack rotation

  • Set up end-of-season party