The Individualization of Coaching the Player Within the Collective

The Individualization of Coaching the Player Within the Collective “Teams don’t learn. Individuals within the team learn. Development is a personal process, even when conducted in a team environment.” –…


Welcome David Garcia to Rapids Youth Soccer

Rapids Youth Soccer is excited to introduce the newest member of our Staff, David Garcia. David grew up in Rochester New York attending Utica College to study business administration and play college soccer. In 2013, David moved to Spain to pursue his UEFA ‘A’ and ‘B’ coaching licenses. During his time there, Coach Garcia learned invaluable lessons that he is now bringing to the Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club.


CRYSC & World Cup 2018: What 2 Watch 4

The World Cup took center stage this month as 32 teams squared off for world soccer supremacy. With the summer league break for Colorado youth soccer, many are taking this time to watch the world’s best compete. Many pundits and commentators will weigh in on what they think is causing teams to succeed or fail but what are they watching to decide if a player did well or played poorly? With every game having a minimum of 22 players on the field and only a few scoring goals, how do you know what to watch? Join us as we outline soccer watching tips and tricks for parents, players, and coaches.