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.

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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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