Rush Soccer Launches New “Soccer For All” Developmental League As Key Component of the Fall 2020 Return To Play Plan

Radford and Pulaski County – Rush soccer helps children
re-engage in physical activity in a responsible, reasonable, and flexible manner.
Southwest Virginia Rush Soccer Club has published its preliminary Fall 2020 Return to
Play Plan for Developmental Soccer Programs offered at Dublin and Radford locations. In
response to COVID-19 health risk and disruption, the plan features a newly unveiled
community-based, affordable, and flexible Developmental League serving U4-U12 players
of all experience, interest, and ability levels.
Per player registration fees vary based on age group, ranging from $15-$45 per player.
Children qualifying for F/R priced SNP meals receive a $10 flat rate across all age groups.
A mult-player discount of $5 per child beyond the first full rate registration is also
available. Blended inperson/take home or virtual only options are available to match
varying comfort levels. Mobile first registration is open at
The club strives to provide a high quality youth sports experience for the players, coaches
and families who are our members and stakeholders. Our vision is to engage families and
empower players.

Key Return To Play Fall 2020 Developmental League dates include:
● Registration Opens:July 21, 2020
● Drive Thru Registration By Appointment Only: TBA
● Phase I Individual and Small Group Training Begins (U8-U10): August 10, 2020
● Late Registration Deadline: August 21, 2020
● Parent Volunteer Coach Training: August 29, 2020
● Phase II Full-Team Training Begins: September 8, 2020
● Mighty Mites Training Begins (U4-U6): September 8, 2020
● Phase III Full-Team Competition Begins: October 2, 2020 (Friday and Saturday
match days)
● Full-Team Competition Concludes: October 31, 2020
● Ongoing weekly communication with families and coaches

About Developmental Soccer

The Southwest Virginia Rush Soccer Developmental Program is an exciting, fun and
energetic program for players U4-U12. Teams will be formed by birth year based on
similar schools, neighborhoods and friends. This unique youth soccer 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 children as well as a solid foundation in the game.

Return To Play Guide
After reviewing federal and state guidelines and recommendations from multiple youth
sport governing bodies, it appears a fall 2020 return to play for developmental soccer is
possible. This possible return requires significant modifications to our health and safety,
seasonal schedule, and program operating plans. As directed by US Soccer, Southwest
Virginia Rush Soccer has published a preliminary return to play guide prior to opening

About Southwest Virginia Rush Soccer
Rush Soccer is committed to providing an unparalleled soccer experience for all who have
interest in the game of soccer. Rush Soccer promotes the development of character, the
electricity of competition and the importance of pure enjoyment. We accept the
responsibility of teaching life lessons to our athletes to further their growth inside the
game and out. We believe that all players should be afforded an equal opportunity to
explore their potential and participate in challenging circumstances that will yield positive
outcomes. We are committed to making soccer a pleasant, safe and rewarding experience
for everyone involved, regardless of age or ability. Through quality coaching, sound
leadership and absolute sincerity, Rush Soccer will work to be the best soccer club in the