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Sep, 2020

Rush Soccer Mentor Program - Apply Now!

Rush Soccer's Coach Development Department is pleased to announce the fifth year of the groundbreaking coaching education program, the Rush Soccer Mentor Program.
The Mentor Program pairs rising coaches from across Rush Soccer with experienced mentor coaches in a coach development relationship. TD's send out the application to coaches in your club that you think can benefit from this program. The course will have 7 candidates for this year and we have 5 of the 6 continuing from last year (please note that the accepted applicants may incur some travel expenses on this course).
In addition to the mentor-mentee relationship, mentee candidates will go through a 10-month on-line program, serve as apprentice coaches with the Rush Select Program, submit coaching sessions, present at the Rush Summit, and coach at the Rush Fest.
The Mentor Program hosts guest speakers, allowing mentee candidates to hear from coaching experts from outside of Rush Soccer. Previous guests included Ian Barker from United Soccer Coaches and John O’Sullivan from Changing The Game Project.
"We need to continually push so Rush Soccer can continue to lead the way in youth soccer, we will keep going and growing through coaching education and development. The Mentor Program is another way to help coaches learn the Rush Way and help us grow as people and plant trees that we may never see the shade of", explained Rush Soccer's Developmental Director and Head of the Mentor Program, Chris Panayiotou.
The Mentor Program is a multi-format coach development experience specifically tailored to Rush coaches and serves as an educational opportunity outside of traditional coaching licensing programs. Launched in 2016, the Mentor Program sets the standard for what a youth club can do to help develop its coaches internally.
We look forward to being part of your journey and having you as part of ours!
September: Applications Collected and Selected / Webinar Intros.
October: Rush Way Assignment x2 Coach/Player / Connection with Mentor.
November: Rush Select Hub / Assignment PDP, Performance Wheel.
December: Complete Technical Report / Webinar Coaching Game Rush Way.
January: Coaching Game Assignment / Webinar (Guest Speaker).
February: PDT / Complete Technical Report.
March: Webinar on Leadership / Assignment Leadership.
April: Webinar (Guest Speaker) / Assignment Coaching Training.
May: Webinar (Guest Speaker).
June / July: RushFest / Summit / Graduation Closing Ceremony.

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Rush Soccer Club
1 East 33rd Street, 9th Floor
New York, New York 10016

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