Southwest MO Rush

Rush Competitive (Birth Year 2014-2004)

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The SWMO Rush Competitive Program is for children birth year 2014 (U9)-birth year 2004 (U19). Players are provided a professional curriculum and training environment to develop and play at the competitive level by licensed coaches. Players make a year round commitment upon receiving an invitation to join the team at tryouts. Players are placed on teams that will provide the best developmental opportunities for each individual. High school players play the opposite season of high school soccer.

U9-U15 - 10 Month Program – August through May
U15-U19 High School Ages - 7 Month Program - Aug-Feb (girls) Nov-May (boys)
All Players are to be registered through Missouri Youth Soccer Association (USYS)

Fee Structure

2022-23 Competitive Player Fees
Registration Fee: Annual fee based on age group (Administration, facilities, professional coaching, training)
League Fee: Annual fee based on age group and league attending
Tournament Fee: Annual fee based on age group and tournaments attending
Optional Event Fees:  Indoor league, Camps, Rush Fest, Rush Select Center, National Showcases
Uniform Fee:  Home and away kit, training kit, warm-up kit, backpack (good for 2 years)

Player Placement/ Tryouts

Player Placements are scheduled every year, usually the second week of June
To ensure proper placement, players should attend all tryout sessions
Players are kept within own age groups, unless deemed necessary to play in alternate group
Our goal is to place all players on a developmentally appropriate team
 Tryout information and registration link - Registration required

League Information

Fall and Spring league schedule for U9-U15 (8 games per season)
Fall or Spring league schedule for U15-U19 High School Players (Fall Girls, Spring Boys, 8 games)
Two optional winter indoor leagues (November and/or January Sessions, U9-U19)
Possible Leagues based on team level:  Lake Country, Heartland Premier League, Development Player League, Midwest Regional League

Tournament information

Every team will play in at least 1-2 tournaments each season
Top level teams will possibly play 3 tournaments each season Spring and Fall
High school age teams will play 3-4 tournament/showcase events
Specific team tournament information will be available during the placement process
Top level teams will play in the Missouri State Cup or Missouri Presidents Cup

Training Sessions

Located at the Lake Country Soccer Complex
Training times twice per week during season
Optional skill session one night for every age group during season
One training session each week during winter off-season
SWMO Rush training attire is required at all sessions. You can purchase the training attire through your uniform account.
Players are required to bring proper equipment to training; properly inflated ball, cleats, shin guards, and water

Thaylan Johnson, Technical Director: [email protected]
Tyler Bennett, Boys Director of Coaching: [email protected]
John Markey, Girls Director of Coaching: [email protected]
Kim Zimmerman, Registrar: [email protected]

Scholarships are available to those children who sign up as individuals who receive free or reduced school lunch. To apply for a scholarship, please submit a completed scholarship application and a copy of your child's Free or Reduced Lunch letter from school.

Scholarship Application


Southwest MO Rush
2334 E Pythian St. 
Springfield, Missouri 65802

Email: [email protected]


Office Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm

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