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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.

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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 - Graduation Class 2019

Posted on March 10, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

Houston, Texas (March 10, 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 one (31) student-athletes into college for this upcoming fall 2019 season.

Sophia Brandt
 
“I am extremely grateful for the motivation and support that Jose Alavarado, Mikey Olabarietta and all the coaches at Dynamo | Dash have shown me.  Because of Coach Jose, I have decided to play at the next level.  I am honored to have had to the opportunity to play for these two incredible coaches.” Sophia Brandt - Blinn College.
 
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"I am forever thankful for all the coaches that have helped me achieve my goal of playing college Soccer.  I would like to thank Coaches Jose and Coach Mikey from Dash and also my high school coaches for pushing me to be a better player and person."
Ariel Muller - Centenary College of Louisiana.
 
Morgan McCarthy
 
“I am super excited that I will be attending OBU to continue playing Soccer at the collegiate level and pursuing a Business Degree.  I would like to thank all the coaches I have had (especially Coach Jose for providing many opportunities for me to play in front of college coaches) my family and friends for all the support they have given me throughout the years to help me follow this dream." Morgan McCarthy - Ouachita Baptist University.
 
"Over the the course of the past two years I have seen all three of these girls go from not having any schools asking to having options on where they want to go to. They have worked hard both on and off the field to make sure that their dreams of playing in college could become a reality. Congrats Ariel, Morgan, and Sophie on making your dreams come true and I can't wait to see what you do at the next level." Jose Alvarado, Youth Academy Director-Beaumont.
 
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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.

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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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March College Commitments 2019

Posted on March 04, 2019 BY Simon Boddison

The Woodlands, Texas (March 4, 2019) – The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club (HDDY), a nationally recognized premier soccer club for boys / girls is very excited to announce that Abby Goff (Dash Beaumont 00/01 Orange) has committed to Belhaven University (Jackson, MS), NCCAA.

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"I have been blessed to play for many great coaches at Dynamo | Dash.  Together they have all helped me achieve my goal of playing soccer in college.  I would like to thank them all for their hard work and dedication.  I especially need to thank Coach Mikey Olabarrieta who pushed me to be better everyday."  Abby Goff, Dash Beaumont 00/01 Orange / Belhaven University.

"Congratulations Abby! All the years of hard work and dedication has paid off. I know you will take your tenacity, daringness, and determination in the back line to the next level playing soccer. You have been a wonderful player to coach throughout the years, and I know you will make us proud. I can't wait to see the player and person you will become in the future. Coach Mikey Olabarrieta, Director of Coaching - Beaumont Girls.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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U19 Development Academy Boys - Winter Showcase 2018

Posted on December 06, 2018 BY Simon Boddison

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The Woodlands, Texas (December 6, 2018) The U19 Development Academy Boys competed at the DA Winter Showcase 2018 at the Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, November 29 - December 2. 

Eighty two (82) of the best clubs in the USA were invited at this age group to play three games on pristine playing surfaces watched by a large amount of college coaching staff (400), U.S. Soccer's Talent Identification department and professional scouts.  Over 200 games were played over the four day period along with three U-17 Men's National Team games vs. Portugal, Turkey and Brazil at the 2018 Nike Friendlies (W1-T2-L0).  

The US Federation was also hosting an Academy Directors Course along with three hundred (300) top referees across the country attending refereeing educational classes.

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The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is the only club in Houston that offers the opportunity for both boys / girls to play at the highest level of youth soccer in the country - US Development Academy.

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Results/Opponents – Record 2-1-0

Thursday, November 29 - U19 DA Dynamo Youth vs Kendall SC (Florida) Won 2-0

Friday, November 30 - U19 DA Dynamo Youth vs Empire United (New York) Lost 1-3

Sunday, December 2 - U19 DA Dynamo Youth vs Albion SC (California) Won 2-1

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“It is always challenging and exciting to compete in this kind of event.  The players have the opportunity to be exposed and showcase their talent in front of college coaches and professional team scouts. The boys competed against clubs from different conferences and this was extremely helpful for our players to fulfill their aspirations to play at the next level.” Coach Alex Cardenas, Head Coach, U19 Boys Development Academy.

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College Showcase - Frontier Player Development Program

Posted on December 04, 2018 BY Simon Boddison

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The club took four teams from the Frontier Player Development Program to the North Carolina FC Girls College ShowcaseNovember 30 - December 2, 2018.

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Pictured Above - FPDL Program at IAH.

Day 1 Results:
'04 (Won 1-0)
'03 (Won 1-0)
'02 (Lost 3-0)
'01 (Won 1-0)

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Pictured Above - '04 FDPL at IAH.

Day 2 Results:
'04 (Won 1-0)
'03 (Tied 0-0)
'02 (Lost 5-0)
'01 (Won 5-2)

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Pictured Above - '04 FPDL pre-tournament practice.

"Great showcase at a high level for our Dash FDL '04 team who only conceded one goal in three games with amazing team play.  Excellent road trip."  Dave David DeVerteuil, Director of Coaching - Girls.

Day 3 Results:
'04 (Tied 1-1)
'03 (Lost 2-0)
'02 (Tied 0-0)
'01 (Won 3-0)

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Picture Above - '01 FPDL pre-match walk.

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Pictured Above - '04 FPDL at the College Cup.

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Pictured Above - '03 FPDL Women's NCAA National Championship Game.

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Pictured Above - '03 FPDL.

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Pictured above - '03 FPDL at Duke University.

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Pictured Above - '03 FPDL at Duke University.

“Attending the NCFC college showcase in North Carolina this past weekend was fantastic experience for our FPDL girls. We got to play against some very good competition, but more importantly, our teams got to play in front of over 100 college coaches over the course of the three days.  It was great to watch our teams play at their first FPDL event together, and I was very proud of our players and how they represented themselves and our club."  Darron Rush, Director of Coaching - Frontier Player Development League.

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Jake Segoria - Point Loma Nazarene University

Posted on November 30, 2018 BY Simon Boddison

The club is excited to announce yet another college commitment in Jake Segoria, U19 Boys Development Academy will be attending Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA (Pacific West Conference, NCAA Div. II).

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"I am beyond blessed and excited to commit to Point Loma Nazarene University. Thank you to all my coaches and family for helping to achieve my goal of playing at the next level.” Jake Segoria, U19 Boys Development Academy.

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“I am extremely proud of Jake for committing to play soccer at the next level.  He is a great young man and a fine example that hard work and commitment does provide tremendous opportunities in life.  I look forward to following him along with all our other 2019 senior graduating class in their college careers." Justin Fite, Director of Coaching - Goalkeeping.

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