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Open House Meetings - Tomball / Spring, Humble / Atascocita

Posted on April 24, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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Houston, Texas (April 24, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY) will be hosting the following 'Open House Meetings' at the club's newest locations to provide an overview of the soccer programming that will be on offer for local residents.  

Humble / Atascocita Location:

Where:  Holy Trinity Episcopal School11810 Lockwood Rd Houston, TX 77044. 

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When:  Monday April 29, 2019
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Staff: Don Gemmell - Technical Director, Dave Dengerink - Dynamo Youth DA Director, Paul Holocher - Dynamo Academy Director, Coaching Staff - Jamie Bell, Carl Fleming, Luis Flores, Rodo Castilla, Alfredo Martinez & Sandy Gbandi

Questions:

TRYOUT INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!


Tomball / Spring Location:
Where: Concordia Lutheran High School, 700 E. Main, Tomball, TX 77375.

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When:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Staff: Don Gemmell - Technical Director, Dave Dengerink - Dynamo Youth DA Director, Paul Holocher - Dynamo Academy Director, Coaching Staff - Stuart Fitzsimons, Rich Elder, Carl Fleming, Alfredo Martinez, Mira Mupier, Diego Copa & Rodo Castilla
Questions

TRYOUT INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!


The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer playing opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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Staff / Facility Expansion 2019-20

Posted on April 22, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

Houston, Texas (April 22, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls are excited to announce that the following people have joined the club's coaching staff - Carl Fleming, Rodo Castilla, Alfredo Martinez, Luis Flores, Sandy Gbandi, Diego Copa and Mira Mupier.  The club will also be expanding its geographic footprint by providing soccer programming in the following new areas.

Humble / Atascocita Location:
Holy Trinity Episcopal School11810 Lockwood Rd Houston, TX 77044. 

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Questions:
Jamie Bell, Director of Coaching - East (Kingwood / Humble / Atascocita; Holy Trinity Episcopal School) at jbell@dynamodashyouth.com

Staff: Luis Flores, Rodo Castilla, Alfredo Martinez & Sandy Gbandi


Tomball / Spring Location:
Concordia Lutheran High School, 700 E. Main, Tomball, TX 77375.

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Questions
Stuart Fitzsimons, Director of Coaching - Competitive (Tomball / Spring; Concordia Lutheran High School) at sfitzsimons@dynamodashyouth.com

Staff: Carl Fleming, Alfredo Martinez, Mira Mupier, Diego Copa & Rodo Castilla

TRYOUT INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!


"I am extremely excited to welcome all the new staff and their families to the club along with expanding multiple new tryout / training sites in the above communities.  There is a continual demand for more soccer programming and by adding new staff will further strengthen the club with a heightened focus on our player development pathway.  We look forward in working with the local youth soccer players residing in these areas and developing the club's geographic footprint."  Don Gemmell, Technical Director, Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club.


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The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer playing opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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3 v 3 Turf Cup Tournament 2019

Posted on April 21, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

Houston, Texas (April 21, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls hosted its annual 3 v 3 Turf Cup 2019 at Bear Branch Soccer Complex, The Woodlands, TX.  One hundred and seventy teams (170) from the ages of U6 - U14 dressed in fun costumes took part in a full day of soccer festival activities.  Teams traveled in from across Texas and Louisiana.  The event was brought you by Bikeland.

Tournament activities included: Juggle club, soccer tennis, DJ, dance competition, best uniform, Easter egg hunt, prizes and awards.

3 v 3 TURF CUP WINNERS - CLICK HERE!

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A huge thank you to our restaurant partners: Wings 'N More; Potbelly, Lennies Subs & Papa Johns.

"I would like to thank everybody involved within the tournament for their participation.  We had excellent weather and it was fantastic to see the smiles on the faces of all the players having fun with all the different soccer activities on Easter weekend. We look forward to seeing everybody back for our 5 v 5 tournament on Memorial Day weekend."  Milton Arraez, Tournament Director.


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The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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College Commitments - April 2019

Posted on April 16, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

Houston, Texas (April 17, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls is very pleased to announce three further college commitments from the graduation class of 2019. The club has now placed thirty five (35) student-athletes into college for this upcoming fall 2019 season.

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Pictured above: Zachary Thorsen - Dynamo Woodlands 00/01 PA / East Texas Baptist University (NCAA Div. III)

"I have dealt with many injuries over the years all the way from hamstring strains to tearing my ACL junior year, but I was always told by my coaches and teammates to keep my head up and always continue working towards your goal of playing collegiate soccer. My family and Coach Nigel have pushed me to become a better athlete and given me the heart and determination to complete my goals."  Zachary Thorsen, Dynamo Woodlands 00/01 PA

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Pictured above: Avery Gilbert, Dash South 00/01 PA / Centenary College / NCAA Div. III

"I would like to thank my parents, Coach Ivan Ruddle and Coach JD for pushing me to my best always and never losing faith in me." Avery Gilbert, Dash South 00/01

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Pictured above: Sarah Trotter, Dash FDL 01 / University of Alabama - Huntsville 

"I am thrilled and honored to be continuing my soccer and academic career in Nursing at the University of Alabama - Hunstville. I would like to thank my family, coaches and teammates for their support and for shaping me into the player and person I am today. Go Chargers!"  Sarah Trotter, Dash FDL 01.

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The club will continue to work with the remaining 2019 graduation class to solidify their placement in college throughout the Spring / Summer. Players graduating from the club have enjoyed tremendous success over the years competing in the variety of leagues the club provides:  U.S. Development Academy, Frontier Development League, United Soccer Clubs Champions League, State Classic League and Eastern District Division 1.

This program is brought to you by:

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The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

TRYOUT INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!

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Dynamo | Dash host New Zealand Team

Posted on April 09, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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Houston, Texas (April 9, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls will be hosting three games against a New Zealand Secondary School Team that is on a soccer tour from April 9 - 15 that will also be playing in the Dallas International Girls Cup. Training sessions and games will be played at Bear Branch Soccer Complex, The Woodlands and North Park, Kingwood.

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Full Game Schedule:

  • Friday, April 12 vs. Dash Kingwood 00 Orange @ 7:00pm (North Park, Kingwood)
  • Saturday, April 13 vs. Dash Woodlands 00/01 PA @ 5:30pm (Bear Branch #5, The Woodlands)
  • Sunday, April 14 vs. Dash U16 Girls Development Academy @ 1:00pm (Bear Branch #3, The Woodlands)

The group will be residing at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, one of the club's official host hotels throughout their stay in Houston.

Please feel free to come out and watch the international competition this coming week between heading down to BBVA to watch our professional teams host San Jose Earthquakes @ 2:00pm on Saturday (MLS) and Reign FC @ 5:00pm on Sunday (NWSL).

TRYOUT INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!

The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer playing opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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Bikeland Renews Partnership for 2019-20

Posted on April 01, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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Houston, Texas (April 1, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls are excited to announce that Bikeland will be partnering with the club for the 3 vs. 3 Turf Cup and Memorial Day Classic 2019 (small sided tournaments).  Both of the events will be hosted at Bear Branch Soccer Complex on Research Forest, The Woodlands, TX.

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Teams will be traveling in from across Houston along with the following soccer markets participating - Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, McAllen, Waco from Texas and teams from Oklahoma.

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Teams will be traveling in from across Houston along with the following soccer markets participating - Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, McAllen, Waco from Texas and teams from Oklahoma.

3 vs. 3 Turf Cup Information - CLICK HERE! 

"It's superb to have Bikeland renewing their partnership for another year.  They fully understand and appreciate the role that youth sports play in the local community.  Bikeland offers a first class service and are leaders in their industry.  We're honored to have Jeff and his team back on board for another year.  We'll look forward to Bikeland hosting our team check-in registration nights at their store and partnering with them for the next 12 months."  Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.

5 vs. 5 Memorial Day Classic Information - CLICK HERE!

Bikeland Contact Information:
19189 Interstate 45 Suite B
SE corner of I-45 & Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77385
Phone: 281-362-9253 or 281-364-9253
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 1pm – 5pm

The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer playing opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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Golf Outing Yearly Fundraiser 2019

Posted on March 31, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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Houston, Texas (March 31, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls recently hosted their club's Golf Annual Fundraising Event 2019 at The Woodlands Country Club - The Palmer Course.  This was brought to you by DICK'S Sporting Goods.

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Proceeds from the day’s activities will continue to support the club’s on-going field expansion and current facilities maintenance, which is vital to supporting our continual development of 7,500 youth soccer players in the Houston area.

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Fifty two foursomes were in action over 27 pristine golf holes of undulating and mounded terrain, surrounded by challenging bunkers and intricate water hazards. The event had multiple on course activities:

  • Ian Driscom, Charity Golf International - 'Big Hitter'
  • Hole in One Prizes - $10,000 x 3, TV, Set of Clubs, $500 gift certificate
  • Live Scoring - iScore Golf

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The club would like to recognize and thank the following partners for supporting the event:

Dinner Sponsor - Effex Management Solutions
MLS Cup Sponsors - Fairclaims Roofing & ConstructionGuy L. Womack & AssociatesFidelity Investments
Breakfast Sponsor - La Quinta Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Longest Drive Sponsors - Holiday Inn & Suites, Anthony Travel
Beverage Cart Sponsor - Dynamo Woodlands 03PA, Ballou Fire Systems
Longest Putt Sponsors - Marriot Houston Cityplace Springwoods Village & PSE Event Housing
Registration Packet Sponsor - Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dessert Sponsor - Tiff's Treats

Prizes / Awards:

Effex Management Solutions 2019 Winners

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Pictured above:  Champions - Effex Management Solutions (-19) with Lynn Bennett presenting the Bob Bennett Golf Award.

Men's Longest Drive King - Brandon Hayes
Women's Longest Drive King - Liz Neil
Men's Longest Drive General - Jerrid Peyton
Women's Longest Drive Deacon - Hope Parker
Men's Longest Drive Deacon - Louis Flory
Longest Putt King - G. Heinrig
Longest Putt General - John Feick
Longest Putt Deacon - Finntastic Burkholder

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Pictured above - Augusta Pines Ladies Golf Association.

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All raffle participants were emailed stating if they won a prize.  If you did not pick up your prize on site at the course, please drop by the soccer office Monday - Wednesday (9:00am - 2:00pm). If you need your prize mailed, please contact Chris Barnett at cbarnett@dynamodashyouth.com

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"I would like to thank all the golfers, committee members, teams, coaching staff, golf team reps, iScoreGolf, course activity sponsors, The Woodlands Country Club - Palmer Course and DICK'S Sporting Goods for their valuable support throughout the project.  A huge amount of work went into delivering a first class event for everybody involved and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive."  Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.

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 The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer playing opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

CLUB INFO GRAPHIC - CLICK HERE!

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Las Vegas Players Showcase 2019

Posted on March 28, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

Houston, Texas (March 28, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls recently took the club's Frontier Development Program (girls) to the Las Vegas Players Showcase, March 15-17, 2019.

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Pictured Above:  Dash FDL 00/01

 

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vs. Sacramento Union NPL (Tied 1-1)
vs. Nevada United (Won 2-1)
vs. Albuquerque United (Won 3-2)
vs. Spokane Sounders (Won 3-1)

"We had a really great weekend. We played a lot of talented teams and competed well in every game. We really came together as a team with goals from many different players, strong defensive work, and an undefeated weekend. We had a lot of fun together exploring Vegas and spending time together."  Emma Ebert, 00/01 FDL.

02 FDL
vs. Broomfield Blast (Lost 1-0)
vs. Beach FC (Lost 3-1)
vs. Force North NPL (Tied 2-2)
vs. Placer United NPL (Tied 0-0)

03 FDL

vs. So Cal Blues ECNL (Lost 5-0)
vs. Slammers FC ECNL (Lost 3-0)
vs. Utah Celtic (Lost 2-1)
vs. GPS LA (Lost 3-0)

"This is the second year in a row we have attended the Players Showcase in Las Vegas and it continues to be a great choice for our players. The competition was really strong, the facilities were great, and our players not only had a great time, but got to play in front of over 100 college coaches over the course of the 3 days. I was proud of our teams and staff for how they performed and we look forward to going back in 2020."  Darron Rush, Director of Coaching - Frontier Development League.

The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer playing opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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Golf Partnership 2019

Posted on March 18, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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Houston, Texas (March 18, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls is excited to announce that the Golf Outing Breakfast 2019 is brought to you by:

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"The club looks forward to partnering with the two hotels listed for our upcoming events in 2019-20.  They offer tremendous customer service with great amenities at very competitive rates.  These properties align very well for all our incoming youth soccer travel groups that need overnight accommodation while playing in The Woodlands, TX."  Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.  

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The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer playing opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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Spring Break Camp 2019

Posted on March 16, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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Houston, Texas (March 16, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls just completed its first annual Spring Break Camp 2019 hosted at Bear Branch Soccer Complex in The Woodlands.  

This camp was brought to you by Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

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Fifty (50) players attended the club's first annual Spring Break soccer camp.

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Summer Camp Information - CLICK HERE!

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"The camp was a great success and the feedback received has been very positive from the players / families involved.  I'd like to thank everybody who attended the camp and we look forward to resuming our Spring season program next week."  Jamie Bell, Director of Coaching - Kingwood / Camps.

This camp was brought to you by:

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The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston providing a full range of programming (boys / girls) with a complete pathway for the beginner through to the collegiate and professional levels.  Dynamo | Dash Youth exclusively offers soccer playing opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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