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Autonation Partnership 2021-23

Posted on May 12, 2021 BY Simon Boddison
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HOUSTON, Texas (May 13, 2021) - The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is very excited to announce AutoNation as their exclusive automotive partner for 2021-23. AutoNation is America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer. Their logo will be featured on the back of 14,000 game jerseys showcasing the newly designed Dynamo FC/Dash branding starting June 1, 2021.

As part of their agreement, AutoNation will also provide their valuable support to multiple internal events and programs throughout the year. The Recreational Program, which currently has over 3,000 families participating in eight communities across the Houston area, along with the newly-created South Texas Spring Showdown will now be brought to you exclusively by AutoNation.

"At AutoNation, we strive to be America’s best place to buy and service cars and trucks. We are also deeply committed to the local communities we call home. It’s about taking care of people, our community, and the next generation. Supporting organizations that directly impact the neighborhoods where we live, work, and play is something we are proud of. We are excited to partner with the Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club and applaud their commitment to our young athletes. With 16 locations in the Greater Houston area, visit us at AutoNation.com for all of your automotive needs and to find a location near you." said Matt Hall, AutoNation’s Houston Market President.

"We are honored to partner with AutoNation as the club's first-ever exclusive car dealership partnership for the next two years," said Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations. "They fully understand that youth sports play a very important and crucial role within the community. We look forward to having their valuable support as we continue our growth and strategic operational expansions across the club."

TRYOUT INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!
 
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About AutoNation, Inc.
AutoNation, America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, is transforming the automotive industry through its bold leadership, innovation, and comprehensive brand extensions. As of March 31, 2021, AutoNation owned and operated 315 locations from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold over 13 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. AutoNation's success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. Since 2013, AutoNation has raised over $26 million to drive out cancer, create awareness, and support critical research through its DRIVE PINK initiative, which was officially branded in 2015.

Please visit www.autonation.com, investors.autonation.comwww.twitter.com/CEOMikeJackson, and www.twitter.com/AutoNation, where AutoNation discloses additional information about the Company, its business, and its results of operations. Please also visit www.autonationdrive.com, AutoNation’s automotive blog, for information regarding the AutoNation community, the automotive industry, and current automotive news and trends.

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Dynamo FC | Dash Ticket Information - May '21

Posted on May 12, 2021 BY Simon Boddison

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Greetings Friends of Dynamo Dash Youth!

We are very excited the 2021 Dynamo FC & Dash seasons have kicked off! As a benefit for your registration with Dynamo | Dash Youth, every single player in the club gets one ticket to a Dynamo FC or Dash game of their choice this spring!

You can use the link below to choose any of the upcoming May and June Dynamo FC and Dash home games.

REDEEM YOUR PLAYER TICKET HERE

 Some benefits of the link are:

  • Redeem your free player ticket(s)
  • Purchase additional tickets for your family or group
  • It’s easy and you can plan a group outing with this technology. Just be sure to put your team name under “name of group” and the system will know to seat you all together.

Additional matches will be added throughout the summer.

Please note, the Dynamo FC and Dash have moved to 100% Digital Tickets through the SeatGeek app. If you do not currently have the app, please download that on your phone. Whether you purchase tickets from me directly or on the landing page, they will be delivered to you via the SeatGeek app.

If you are looking to put together a group with fun extra activities, please feel free to reach out to me directly for availability.

If you are interested in learning more about full or partial season ticket packages for the Dynamo or Dash, please Click Here and I will reach out to you to discuss the best option for you and your family to attend matches at BBVA Stadium!

I look forward to speaking with you.

Yours in soccer,

Jay Adelberg

Manager of Youth Sales
Houston Dynamo FC | Houston Dash | BBVA Stadium
1001 Avenida de las Americas, Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77010
t  713 276 7529    832 492 5207


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PNC Bank (2)

Posted on May 09, 2021 BY Simon Boddison

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Tomorrow’s the Day! Free Financial Wellness Webinar 05/11.

Hi Dynamo-Dash Youth Soccer Club families,

Tomorrow is the day! We have our webinar with our sponsors at PNC Bank on financial wellness tomorrow Tuesday, May 11 at 6 PM central time. Participation is 100% free, but please register before 11:30 AM on the Eventbrite Page.

See you soon!


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Mother's Day - Academy Sports + Outdoors

Posted on May 04, 2021 BY Simon Boddison
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Seven (7) fantastic mothers across the club have received an Academy Sports + Outdoors $500 gift card each presented by their son / daughter as a surprise thank you for Mother's Day, May 9. Go and check out all the great deals for Mother's Day at your local store or online!
 
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Pictured above: Lin Golson with her son Chandler Sutherland, Dynamo Montgomery 05 PA team.

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Pictured above: Britney Savell, Tomball Volunteer Recreational Coach with her son Bodhi.

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 Pictured above: Jody Heitzenrater, Team Manager Dash West 09 Orange with her daughter Lyla and Coach Michael Quinn.

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Pictured above:  Isabel Bustamante with her two sons Daniel & Miguel Estrada ('07 Boys Academy).
 
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Pictured above: April Ockerman with her daughter Isabella Ockerman, Dash Kingwood 08 Orange and her son Dylan (not present), Dynamo Kingwood 08 Orange.
 
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Pictured above: Sandy McManus with her son Jacob McManus, Dynamo Tomball 09 Orange
TRYOUT INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!

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Clemson University Paralympic Soccer - Gabriel Hull

Posted on May 03, 2021 BY Simon Boddison


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The club is very proud to announce that Gabriel Hull (Dynamo | Dash Youth) has committed to Clemson University with their Paralympic Soccer Residential Training Program (RTP). Clemson’s RTP is a unique opportunity for athletes with disabilities, and allows athletes with a disability to continue playing collegiate soccer while earning their college degree. Players earn in-state tuition waiver in the form of an athletic scholarship and will train weekly with the team. This is the only program of this nature in the United States. Athletes will seek to excel on the field with team training, personal development training and strength and conditioning, as the program seeks to prepare players for the US Para National Team. This distinctive program, the only one in the country, is paving the way for soccer players with disabilities in the United States.

Gabriel Hull

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS - CLICK HERE!
 

The College Center is brought to you Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

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PNC Bank

Posted on May 03, 2021 BY Simon Boddison

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Hi Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club families, 

As proud sponsors of Dynamo-Dash Youth Soccer Club PNC Bank is pleased to offer league families free resources to support your financial well-being. 

Join us virtually to learn more about how to define your retirement goals, explore different retirement plans, maximize money growth by choosing different strategies and identify potential risks. 

We ask that you register via Eventbrite so we can determine how many will be participating and ensure that the information presented is helpful. Full details on the event can be found below:

Date: Tuesday May 11

Time: 6 PM Central Time

Register: Online Registration Page

We hope to see you there!


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Club Membership Email

Posted on May 03, 2021 BY Simon Boddison

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Win a $100 Academy Sports + Outdoors Gift Card

 

Hi Parents,

Please take one minute to complete this short survey https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6156410/Survey 

If you include your email, you will be entered to win a $100 Academy Sports + Outdoors gift card.

Thanks,

Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club

 


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ECNL BOYS EXPANSION 2021-22

Posted on April 28, 2021 BY Simon Boddison

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Houston, TX (April 28, 2021) - The Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club is excited to announce that they will be providing an additional playing platform for the Boys Elite Program in the Elite Clubs National League - RL for the 2021-22 season. The Boys Elite Program are proud to be a member of the ECNL & ECNL-RL for the 2021-22 season.

Dynamo Youth joins the following clubs for the ECNL-RL Texas Conference: Oklahoma Energy (OK), Tulsa SC (OK), Oklahoma Celtic (OK), Dallas Texans (TX), Solar (TX), BVB (TX), Classics Elite (TX), San Antonio City (TX), Lonestar SC (TX), Rise SC (TX) & Albion Hurricanes (TX).

The following age / birth year groups will be involved in the expansion - U13 (2009), U14 (2008), U15 (2007), U16 (2006), U17 (2005) and U19 (2004/2003).  The ECNL Boys has ninety (90) total member clubs across eight (8) conferences having provided previously four national events for teams to attend along with post season national championship competition.

"The club has to continually reflect and adapt in providing the best developmental platform for all players to to excel. By creating the ECNL-RL opportunity this will elevate the overall training and competition level across the boy's elite platform" said Dave Dengerink, Director of Player Development.  "We look forward to forming these new groups, working more extensively with the ECNL and providing a more streamlined pathway for our players." 

The Boys Academy are holding tryouts for the U13 (2009) - U19 (2003) ECNL & ENCL-RL teams starting May 3. To register your interest, please click here.

Please see below for tryout schedule: 

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ECNL INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!

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Mitchell Cardenas & San Diego Sockers Win Championship

Posted on April 20, 2021 BY Simon Boddison

Mitchell Cardenas and the San Diego Sockers won their 15th indoor championship (Ron Newman Cup) by beating Ontario Fury 2-1, April 16, 2021 in Ontario. Mitchell Cardenas (Houston Dynamo Youth | Campbell University) followed in his father's footsteps Alex Cardenas (Dynamo Youth Boys Academy Director / San Diego Sockers 2001-2002) by playing at the same club twenty years later. San Diego Sockers are part of MASL (Major Arena Soccer League).

"It means a lot to win a championship in a city and organization that my father was a part of as well. Seeing him play and win several championships at the professional level motivated me even more and set the standard of what winning means, so I’m happy and thankful to my family for their support." Mitchell Cardenas.

"It is a great feeling to see Mitchell fulfill a goal in his soccer career and it makes me very proud to see him become a champion with San Diego. The Sockers was a team in which I also played for in my professional career and unfortunately lost in the final" said Alex Cardenas. "I hope that many more triumphs will come in his life and I take great pride in knowing that Mitchell was a bi-product of our program since he was 8 years old and that hard work pays off at some point."  

FULL GAME REPORT - CLICK HERE!

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Picture above: Mitchell Cardenas, San Diego Sockers, MASL Champions 2021

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Pictured above: Coach Alex Cardenas, Dynamo Youth Boys Academy Director / San Diego Sockers 2001-2002.

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National Team Placements

Posted on April 16, 2021 BY Simon Boddison

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The club continues to be recognized for developing elite players (41) that have been selected for national team events (games, camps & virtual meetings). Congratulations to the three latest players above that have been invited to attend.  

"It's extremely rewarding to see Danielle, Ellen and Laney being selected and recognized for their hard work" said Dave Dengerink, Director of Player Development. "We continue to provide a very competitive training and game day environment along with first class facilities for our elite players to excel, be challenged and potentially get selected for their respective national team events."

PLAYER NAME COUNTRY YEAR
Danielle Shannon *USA 2021
Ellen Persson *USA 2021
Laney Gonzales *USA 2021
Isabella Hollenbach **USA  2021
Sydnie Thibodeaux **USA  2021
Ava Shannon **USA  2021
Ana Sofia Cedeno *USA 2021
Sarah Shelburne *USA 2021
Gillian Wilson USA 2020
Steven Hunsburger Panama 2020
Gabriella LaFuente Bolivia 2019
Halle Dixon USA 2019
Josiah Duenas Guam 2019
Kris Fernandez Guam 2019
Makaela Abam Cameroon 2019
Bubacarr Jobe Gambia 2018
Cesar Cordova USA 2018
Cesar Onut Romania 2018
Emily Alvarado Mexico 2018
Jazmin Grant Jamaica 2018
Kimberly Rodriguez Mexico 2018
Koby Carr USA 2018
Samantha Estrada USA 2018
Alex Fetterley USA 2017
Kenedie St. Mary Trinidad & Tobago 2017
Salma Ghazal Jordan 2017
Sarah Piper USA 2016
Gabriel Hull USA (Paralympic) 2016 - Present
Christina Arteaga Mexico 2015
Gioviani Zavaletta El Salvador 2015
Kelsey Brann Mexico 2015
Cameron Phillips USA 2014
Danny Cabrera USA 2014
Kelly Rodriguez Mexico 2014
Colton Stanley USA 2013
Diego Coca El Salvador 2012
Eduardo Mira El Salvador 2012
Robert Hernandez USA 2012
Kekuta Manneh USA 2012
David Parra Venezuela 2007
Osvaldo Chavez USA 2005

* Virtual Meetings

** Regional Identification Center

TRYOUT INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!


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