Miguel  Rodrigues

Regional Technical Director - South

Miguel joined CRYSC in 2021. A native of São Paulo, Brazil, Miguel was raised in Miami, Florida. He starred at the University of Missouri - Kansas City as a two-year captain. He graduated with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and later a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. Miguel’s career highlights include nine years in the collegiate game spanning D1 to NAIA. He has created environments and widened pathways for numerous players collegiately and professionally. This chocoholic enjoys playing with his kids in his free time and catching up on sleep.

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Anna Murphy, CSA Female Young Referee of the Year 2023

From youth goalkeeper to MLS Next referee, Alex’s journey is one of continuous learning and development. He embodies the values we cherish at Rapids: sportsmanship, teamwork, and a commitment to excellence. His ability to navigate between the worlds of player and official demonstrates not only his understanding of the game but also his maturity and leadership qualities.


Player of the Month January 2024

Congrats to Izzie Harrison on winning our January 2024 UCHealth Player of the Month award! Izzie plays as a striker for our Rapids 09G South ECNL-RL team and is recognized…


Welcome Zac Crawford, Chief Technical Director

Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club (CRYSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Zac Crawford as the new Chief Technical Director. Joining CRYSC from the U.S. Soccer Federation headquarters in Chicago, Crawford brings a wealth of experience at the grassroots and national levels to our club and the state of Colorado.