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College Commitments 2019

Posted on February 20, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

The Woodlands, Texas (February 21, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls is very excited to announce that Benjamin Dixon (Dynamo Woodlands 00/01 Pre-Academy) has committed to Le Tourneau University (Longview, TX), NCAA Div. III.

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Girls Development Academy Showcase 2019

Posted on February 20, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

 

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The Woodlands, Texas (February 20, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls, hosted their President's Day Showcase at Gosling Sports Park with over seventy (70) college coaches from all over the country in attendance.  The following Girls Development Academy teams from Lonestar Soccer Club (Austin, TX), SPORTING Omaha (Omaha, NE), SPORTING Blue Valley (Kansas, KC) along with Houston Dash were in attendance.

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Weekend Record: W-8 L-1 T-1

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"We provided a first class environment for college coaching staff to watch the highest level of youth soccer in the country on our home facilities.  The feedback gained has been extremely positive and we'll continue to work with all the players to help guide them through the entire recruiting process and be placed in college."  Dave Dengerink, Girls Development Academy Director.

The clubs would also like to recognize and thank the following food partners for their help throughout the weekend:  Wings 'N More, Potbelly and Lennies Subs.  

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 playing opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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Disability Program 2019

Posted on February 19, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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The Woodlands, Texas (February 19, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls conducts their club's Disability Program for the Spring season in multiple geographic locations.

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Testimonials:
"This team builds my child’s confidence and skills, gives him new friends and allows him to just have fun. We’re thankful he has this place to play!" Kristina Liccketto - Parent.
 
"This is an amazing program. It allows our special needs children the opportunity to partake in a sport that otherwise will be unimaginable. CP SOCCER gives our kiddos a feeling of accomplishment. Prince Xavier absolutely loves it. He’s always telling his friends about Coach Keith and how if he could do it so can he. Super amazing feeling of encouragement. I am so grateful for the opportunity that Prince Xavier was given to be part of CP SOCCER." Belinda Sanata - Parent.
 
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Spring Schedule 2019:
February 23 & March 2 - Indoor practice at Big League Dreams
March 23 @ Bear Branch (The Woodlands) 11:00am -12:30pm
March 30 CP Soccer Awareness Day @ Pitch 25 1:00am -12:30pm
April 6 - Jun 1, Saturdays @ Bear Branch (The Woodlands) 11:00am -12:30pm
 
DISABILITY PROGRAM - CLICK HERE!
 
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"This program provides an opportunity for players of all ages and ability levels simply to come out and enjoy the game of soccer. It's an absolute privilege and honor to lead the program and spend time teaching the players how to overcome the obstacles they encounter in life. We are continually looking to expand the programming across Houston and welcome any new player to reach out and register."  Keith Johnson, Director of Coaching - Disability Program / USA Men's Paralympic National Team GK (101 Caps).
 
Questions, please contact Coach Keith Johnson via email - kjohnson@dynamodashyouth.com
 
If you would like to partner with the program, please contact Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations at sboddison@dynamodashyouth.com for further information.  
 
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Club Success - Puma Cup / Copa San Antonio 2019

Posted on February 18, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

The Woodlands, Texas (February 18, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY) brought its spring season preparations to an end this past weekend competing at the Copa San Antonio event. In addition to the Copa, teams attended the NRG Power Cup (partial rain out) and Puma Cup. Congratulations to all the champions and finalists listed below.

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Copa San Antonio 2019 Champions:
Houston Dash Kingwood 08 Orange I
Houston Dash West 08 Orange I
Houston Dash Kingwood 07 Orange
Houston Dynamo Kingwood 07 Orange I
Houston Dash Tomball 07 Orange
Houston Dash West 07 Orange I
Houston Dynamo West 05 PA
Houston Dash West 06 Black

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Pictured Above: Dash Kingwood 07 Orange I - CHAMPIONS!
Dash West 07 Orange I

Pictured Above: Dash West 07 Orange I - CHAMPIONS!

Dash Tomball

Pictured Above: Dash Tomball 07 Orange - CHAMPIONS!

Copa San Antonio 2019 Finalists:
Houston Dash Woodlands 09 PA
Houston Dash Beaumont 08 Orange
Houston Dynamo Kingwood 08 Orange I
Houston Dynamo Tomball 08 Orange
Houston Dash Woodlands 08 Orange I
Houston Dynamo West 07 Orange II
Houston Dash West 07 Orange II 

Dash Beaumont 

Pictured Above: Dash Beaumont 08 Orange - FINALISTS 

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Puma Cup Champions:
Houston Dash Woodlands 08 PA
Houston Dash Kingwood 07 Black
Houston Dynamo Woodlands 06 Black
Houston Dash South 05 Orange

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Pictured Above: Houston Dash South 05 Orange - CHAMPIONS!

Puma Cup Finalists:
Houston Dash Montgomery 08
Houston Dynamo Montgomery 06 Black
Houston Dash Kingwood 05 Black

"The club will continue to provide as many competitive playing opportunities for our teams to participate in prior to their spring league season.  Congratulations go to all the above teams listed for their hard work and the success over the last two weekends."  Stuart Fitzsimons, Director of Coaching - Competitive.

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College Commitments 2019

Posted on February 18, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

The Woodlands, Texas (February 18, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls, is proud to announce additional scholarship and National Letter of Intent signings of the following players: 

Ethan Anthony Gamero - University of Alabama at Birmingham (NCAA Div. I)
Yosajandy Bouslog - Centenary College of Louisiana (NCAA Div. III)

Twenty six (26) players have now committed to play collegiate soccer in the fall of 2019.  

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"It has been a tough journey, but it has taught me to never give up even when it got tough. Playing NCAA Division I soccer was at the top of my list along with going to a great school and I have been able to achieve both. I would not be able to pursue my dream of playing soccer if it wasn't for my parents and all their support and sacrifices. Also, I want to thank all my coaches at the Houston Dynamo Academy. I would not be where I am today without their training and advice. I am thankful for all they taught me." Ethan Anthony Gamero, Dynamo South PA 00/01 / University of Alabama at Birmingham.
 
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"I have been coached by many, many coaches throughout my years. I believe they all helped me grow and be the player I am today. They also all contributed on me wanting to continue playing at the next level." Yosajandy Bouslog, Dash 00 Pre-Academy / Centenary College of Louisiana.
 
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.

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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 opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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Houston Dynamo 2019 Home Game Schedule

Posted on February 05, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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The club is proud to announce the Houston Dynamo 16 home game schedule.  This is accessible to all HDDY members at a preferred rate starting at $15 per ticket.  Plan and book your entire season and support the DYNAMO!

Houston Dynamo Home Game Tickets - CLICK HERE!

Stadium Team Activities:

  • Center Circle Banner 
  • Dynamo Banner
  • MLS Banner
  • Team Night Out 
  • Rally Tunnel 
  • Autographs

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College Commitments

Posted on January 31, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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The Woodlands, Texas (February 1, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls, is proud to announce additional scholarship and National Letter of Intent signings of the following players. These four new players will add to the twenty two (22) players already committed on November 14, 2018 which was the first official signing day for the 2019 graduation class.

College Center Commitments 2019 - CLICK HERE! 

Jayde Franklin

Pictured Above: Jayde Franklin - U19 Development Academy Boys / Colby College, NCAA Div. III.

“It excites me to say that I will be continuing my soccer journey and education at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. I would like to thank all the coaches at the Dynamo Dash Youth Academy that has had an impact on my life and helped me to improve not only with in soccer, but as a person as well. I would also like to thank my family, friends, teachers, and counselor for supporting me on my long and wonderful journey. Without any of these individuals, I would not have had this great opportunity to continue my experience at Colby College. I am very appreciative of every moment I had at this club and I am so excited to begin the next chapter of my life.” Jayde Franklin - U19 Development Academy Boys

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Pictured Above:  Dillon Etter - U19 Development Academy Boys / Wheaton College, NCAA Div. III.
 
“I am excited to announce that I will continue my education and playing career at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL . I want to thank God, my family, coaches and teammates for pushing me to become better everyday. I want to especially thank Coach Alex, Dave and Steve for pushing to become a better version of me on and off the field. I have been with Texas Rush and then Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth for 8 years and I am thankful for the great opportunities this club has given me. I am excited what the next chapter of my life has in store for me.”  Dillon Etter, U19 Development Academy Boys.

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Pictures Above: Bella Tablante - U19 Girls Development Academy | Trinity University, NCAA Div. III.

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Pictured Above: Elijah Castaneda - Dynamo 01/00 Beaumont PA | Hardin-Simmons University, NCAA Div. III.

"I have had the goal of playing college soccer since starting with this club. I want to thank my mother and sister for their support all these years. Thank you so much to my great coaches, teammates and the Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club for providing me with amazing training and support to make my dream come true. I look forward to earning a degree in Exercise Science from Hardin-Simmons University with plans on becoming a Strength & Conditioning Coach. The lessons I learned playing for Dynamo | Dash Youth will help me the rest of my life." Elijah Castaneda, Dynamo 01/00 Beaumont PA.

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.

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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 opportunities in the highest competitive youth league in the country - United States Soccer Development Academy.

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Dynamo | Dash Youth HIres Mark Gibbs As Girls Academy Director

Posted on January 31, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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The club is very excited to announce the news that Mark Gibbs has been hired as the new Director of Coaching - Girls Development Academy (GDA) starting July 1, 2019. Houston Dash DA is an official member of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy and is the elite program for the top U12-U19 players in the club. Dash is the only club in Houston that has the opportunity to play in the most competitive and recognized league for girls youth soccer in the country.

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Professional Qualifications / Experience:

  • USSF National Coaching Instructor
  • United States Soccer Federation 'A' License
  • US Soccer International Workshops: 2011 Brazil (CBF) and 2014 (FA of England)
  • National Youth License
  • NSCAA National Director of Coaching License
  • US Soccer Girls Technical Coach 2014
  • Welsh FA Preliminary Coaching Badge
  • USYS Regional Coach 2013-Present (boys and girls)
  • USYS Coaching Education Staff Member 2003-2006
  • Arkansas Youth Soccer Association Coach Education Staff Member 1995-2003, 2006-2007 Arkansas State Soccer Association ODP Staff Coach 1995-2003, 2006-2007
  • Mississippi Youth Soccer Association ODP State Technical Director 2003-2006
  • Little Rock Futbol Club Director of Player Development 2000-2003
  • Lifetime member of the Professional Footballers Association (Wales)

Previous Employment:

  • Arkansas United Soccer Club - Technical Director, Little Rock, Arkansas, May 2016 - Present
  • Houston Express Soccer Club - Director of Coaching, Houston, Texas, July 2007 - May 2016

"I’m honored to be named as the DA Girls Director for this outstanding organization and look forward once again to contributing to the development and success of players within the Houston soccer community. Although I’ve experienced 3 years of incredible professional and personal growth in Arkansas, this opportunity is one I couldn’t pass up." Mark Gibbs, Girls Development Director.

Girls Development Academy Program Information - CLICK HERE!

"Gibbo is a proven leader; he did an outstanding job building the Houston Express Program.  He is a great coach and even better person.  He will serve as a great role model and we could not be happier to have him as a valued member of our team." Randy Evans, Director of Coaching - Girls, Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club.

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Houston Premier Cup 2019

Posted on January 29, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

The Woodlands, Texas — (January 28, 2019) The club hosted 90 elite level youth soccer teams in The Woodlands, TX at the 4th annual Houston Premier Cup 2019 at Gosling Sports Park / Bear Branch Soccer Complex. Teams traveled in from across Houston along with the following soccer markets participating - Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, McAllen, Waco and Oklahoma.  Highly competitive games were played on world class turf facilities at the above sites - home of Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (north).

The Houston Premier Cup (formerly Houston Winter Festival) is the number one premier Spring pre-season event in Houston.

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Houston Premier Cup 2019 Results - CLICK HERE!

Houston Dynamo Woodlands 09PA - CHAMPIONS!

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Top Row L-R: Pol Verges, Carter Peterson, Max Ellis, Eamon Schorzman, Maddox Villareal, Matheus Eltz
Bottom Row L-R: Kenzo Fujigaki Locht, Luca Onut, Ryan Elder, Bryce Hubbard, Jack D’Andrea, David Fernandez Vergara

Houston Dynamo 06 City - CHAMPIONS!

U13 Houston Premier Cup Champions 2019

Back Row L-R: Isaac Guillory, Matthew Coronado, Mateo Arroyo, Christian Ruiz, Blair Chatagnier
Middle Row L-R: Sean Harper, Ka’Son Love, Caleb Rodriquez, Hudson Kaigler, Marcelo Corral-Sparrow, Luca Boa Hora Guerra
Front Row L-R: Alexander Mata, Diego Martinez, Matthew Freel, Austin Schipper, Aaron Holovaty, Santiago Saa

Boys Champions:
U10 Gold - Soccer Centro 09
U11 Gold - Lonestar 08/09B Pre-DA Roma
U11 Silver - Dynamo Woodlands 09 PA
U12 Gold - Houstonias FC 07B
U13 Gold - Houston Dynamo 06 City

Girls Champions:
U10 Gold - Solar 10G Colvin
U11 Gold - FC Dallas 08G JDL Red
U11 Silver - Solar 08G JDL East
U12 Gold - FC Dallas 07G JDL Blue
U13 Gold A - Solar 07G Colvin
U13 Gold B - Solar 06G Bryars
U13 Silver - RCP 06 Girls White

The club would like to thank our medical care partner for their services throughout the weekend at both sites:

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The club would also like to recognize the following restaurant partnerships:  Wings 'N More, Potbelly, Lennies, Panera Bread and Mia's Table and the club's t-shirt vendor - EVNT Apparel

A huge vote of thanks for the club's travel partner that took care of the visiting team accommodations:

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"I would like to thank all the groups (teams, managers, coaching staff, volunteers and referees) that were connected with the event for their support throughout the weekend.  This event allowed teams to prepare for their Spring season on first class playing surfaces in ideal conditions. We look forward to hosting the same event next year in The Woodlands, TX."  Andrew Squire, Tournament Director, Houston Premier Cup 2019.

Lastly, appreciation goes to The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau for their support with the team welcome packets. 

The Woodlands Convention Visitors Bureau 2018

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Wings 'N More Restaurant 2019

Posted on January 23, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

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The club is very excited to announce that Wings 'N More have renewed their partnership for 2019 to support the Recreational Soccer Program (North).  The Recreational Soccer Program is the foundation of the club with one thousand five hundred (1,500) players currently playing supported by one hundred and fifty (150) volunteer coaching staff.  Wings 'N More have been corporate partners of the club for the last six years and their restaurants continue to host our teams after training or on game day.  

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Program Information
Who can play?  

  • Boys & Girls born 2015 – 2000 can register.
  • No previous experience is required.
  • Friend & Coach requests are welcome.

When is the Season?

  • Spring: February 2 – April 13, 2019 (North)

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"It's fantastic news that Richard and the staff will be supporting the club once again.  They continually provide an excellent service for our teams that visit their restaurant and everybody is made very welcome.  We look forward to working with Wings 'N More during 2019 and supporting their restaurants."  Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.

Recreational Opening Day Spring 2018

Wings 'N More Restaurant Information:
16580 I-45 South
Conroe, Texas 77384 (north end of College Park Shopping Center – near Kohl’s)
Tel: (936) 321-0600
Sunday - Thursday 11am – 10:00pm 
Friday - Saturday: 11am – 11:00pm
Menu - CLICK HERE!

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Wings 'N More Express
5145 West Davis St.
Conroe, TX 77304 
Tel: (936) 206-5020
Monday - Saturday: 10:30am - 10:00pm
Sunday: 10:30am - 9:00pm

Recreational Soccer Program Information - CLICK HERE!

 

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