Academy and Youth Soccer
Colorado Rapids’ Development Academy Technical Director Chris Cartlidge shared his view of the situation.
The club welcomed two homegrowns and their top SuperDraft pick to the club today.
The roster includes standouts Griffin Dorsey, Will Pulisic, and 3 players from DU.
You may see some of these youths on the Colorado Rapids senior team someday. And based on the buzz and recent call-ups, you might even see some of them on the USMNT.
In part one we discussed expanding access to soccer for youth players. In part two, we’ll talk about raising the standard of coaching in the USA. And money.
For the US to win the World Cup, change must start at the grassroots.
Colorado’s best college and high-school-aged soccer players have spent the summer honing their skills on the pitch.
Every point matters as the playoffs get closer.
The youth teams will have a fancy new facility for year-round training.
The Colorado Rapids now have three local players on Homegrown contracts on the 2017 roster.
Colorado locals Kortne Ford and Ricardo Perez joined the team today.
The U16 and U18 DA teams went undefeated at the recent Winter Showcase.
In case you missed the news, the former players are joining the Development Academy coaching staff.
The Rapids Academy is the source of homegrown talent to the Rapids Senior roster. We take a look at how it works, what's at stake, and how the 2016 U18 and U16 boys did this past season compared to other youth Academy teams.