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Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign 2022 Success

Posted on October 28, 2022 BY Simon Boddison

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Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club wrapped up its 11th annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign last week led by the Houston Dash Academy, brought to you by Hunter Family Orthodontics. The campaign resulted in $10,000 donated to In The Pink of Health / Memorial Hermann Foundation as well as contributing financial support to the Houston Dash Academy.

Over $90K has been donated to local charities since the inception of the program in 2012, with more than 11,500 pink shirts sold and worn in the local community. The club completely sold out their inventory in shirts (1,500+) across their local communities for players, family members and supporters.  The shirts were prominent in training sessions throughout the week as well as on game days through the month of October which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

“The commitment of these young athletes towards helping those struggling with ovarian and breast cancer is truly amazing,” said In the Pink of Health co-chair Debra Cooper. “Statistics show that many of these young women will be faced with a loved one battling these diseases in their lifetime and it is so encouraging to witness their compassion and support at such a young age. We are all in this together and we are so grateful for this continued partnership with the Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club.”

"It is such an honor and a privilege to be a part of the Breast Cancer Awareness campaign with the Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club,” said Dr. Ross Hunter of Hunter Family Orthodontics. “The players do a fantastic job of raising awareness throughout the month of October in our community. My mother is fortunately a breast cancer survivor, so it brings me great joy to see all the pink shirts being worn by the athletes, knowing that some of the proceeds go towards finding a cure!”

"I would like to thank all the players, parents and families who supported the program by purchasing a shirt or donating to the program," said Marcus Watt, Girls Academy Staff Coach / Breast Cancer Awareness Director. "Also, a huge recognition must go to the club's internal administration team and the volunteers that helped within the delivery process that enabled this program to be a complete success." 

"On behalf of the club, I would like to personally thank Dr. Ross Hunter for his support for this year's Breast Cancer Awareness campaign," said Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations / Partnerships. "It's a program that continually grows each year and has become a very important part of our club, reinforcing our core value of service."

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS CAMPAIGN - CLICK HERE!

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Ticket Membership Program 2022-23

Posted on August 29, 2022 BY Simon Boddison

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The club is very excited announce that all current registered Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer players will receive one complimentary ticket to a home game of their choosing for Dynamo FC (MLS) or Dash (NWSL) which will be played at PNC Stadium while receiving a discount on additional tickets for family and friends! Be part of the electric atmosphere at our home stadium along with the numerous game day team activities available.  Get your ticket NOW!  

The program will take effect for all games after September 1, 2022.

Questions regarding groups of ten (10) or more or what team activities your team can be involved with, please contact Doug Sitton, Dynamo | Dash Youth sales rep at dsitton@houstondynamo.com or call (832) 727-4078 / (713) 276-7537.

Please note each game's link will close 48 hours before the match date so don’t wait to redeem!

PROGRAM / CAMPUS SPECIFIC SCHEDULE FALL 2022
DATE OPPONENT PROGRAM / CAMPUS
9/10/22 vs. Sporting KC @ 7:30pm Woodlands Boys / West Program
9/11/22 vs. Angel City FC @ 6:00pm West / Woodlands Girls / Dash City / Central / Sienna
9/24/22 vs. OL Reign @ 7:30pm East Program
10/9/22 vs. LA Galaxy @ 4:00pm East / Catalyst / North Recreational & Youth Academy/ Tomball

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Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign 2022

Posted on August 29, 2022 BY Simon Boddison

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The club's 11th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign organized by the Houston Dash Academy kicks off on September 1 with 1,600 pink shirts going on sale across the club. The program is brought to you by Hunter Family Orthodontics. Last year, the campaign provided resources for the Girls Academy Program (GA / GA2) and a generous donation of $10,000 to In The Pink of Health / Memorial Hermann Foundation.

Over $80K has been donated to local charities since inception of the program in 2012, with more than 10,000 pink shirts sold and worn in the local community.

Quick Facts:

  • $30 per shirt purchased through PlayMetrics - CLICK HERE!
  • Shirts can be worn by players (boy & girl) during their first training session of the week and as a warm-up training shirt for games throughout October.
  • Questions - contact the Breast Cancer Awareness lead of your program.

"We look forward to another very successful Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign that will not only support the Houston Dash Academy, but also a local charity that provides support and resources to those fighting breast cancer," said Marcus Watt, Girls Academy Head Coach / BCA Director. "It's a program that continually grows each year and has become a very important part of our club by reinforcing our core value of service. I would like to thank all the players, parents, coaching staff, team managers, and volunteers for their support and look forward to seeing all the pink shirts on the fields in the month of October."

Breast Cancer Awareness Director - Coach Marcus Watt, mwatt@dynamodashyouth.com

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS CAMPAIGN - CLICK HERE!

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Clinic Contact Information:
Email: info@hunterfamilyortho.com
Phone: (281) 298-0000
Address: 6704 Sterling Ridge Dr. Suite B, The Woodlands, Texas 77382.

 

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PNC Partnership 2022-2023

Posted on August 25, 2022 BY Simon Boddison

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The club is very excited announce PNC Bank as the official banking partner of the Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club.  With thirty three branches within Houston, PNC will be partnering with two of our small-sided tournaments in The Woodlands: The 3v3 Winterblast and 3v3 Turf Cup. PNC will be supporting Houston's #1 3v3 tournament series which caters for over 400 teams in December and April that will be hosted at Bear Branch soccer complex in The Woodlands, TX.  

“PNC is committed to being Houston’s Main Street Bank, which means we are committed to meeting the unique needs of the communities where we live, work and play,” said Julie Young Sudduth, PNC regional president for Houston. “Supporting the youth in our community is one of the ways that we demonstrate that commitment, and I couldn’t think of a better way to do so than by supporting the Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club. We are looking forward to a successful season with the club.”

"As our official club banking partner, we are excited about growing our relationship with PNC Bank over the next year within our local soccer community." said Simon Boddison, DDY Director of Soccer Operations. "PNC is a first class banking institution within the Houston marketplace and we look forward to this valued partnership supporting our 3v3 tournament series along with other activities throughout the year."

About PNC Bank:

PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit www.pnc.com.PNC BANK INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!


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DICK'S Sporting Goods Partnership 2022

Posted on August 01, 2022 BY Simon Boddison

 

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We are very excited to announce our latest partnership with DICK'S Sporting Goods for the 2022-23 season. DICK’S offers online shopping across the country and thirteen (13) physical stores within the Houston area. DICK'S will be partnering with two of our small-sided tournaments in Beaumont: The Thanksgiving Classic 5v5 Tournament, and our brand new 3v3 annual tournament beginning in January 2023.  We will be partnering with DICK’S to promote certain weekend exclusive shop dates throughout the year, allowing the club's members to shop with discounted rates for all purchases.  Our first DICK’S discount date will be the weekend of August 5-8, 2022.

“We are happy to support DynamoDash Youth Soccer Club through this partnership,” said Aaron Pisk, the Houston Community Marketing Manager at DICK’S. “We are passionate about assisting young athletes and their families as they gear up for their upcoming season.”

"This new partnership is a perfect fit for our entire membership who participate in multiple sports and outdoor activities." said Simon Boddison, DDY Director of Soccer Operations. "The ability to order online or purchase in-store at a discount will benefit our families all around the city. DICK'S Sporting Goods has an wide collection of sports equipment with first class customer service, and we look forward to this valued partnership."

About The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation

The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with a mission to inspire and enable sports participation. It was created by DICK’S Sporting Goods as a private corporate foundation to support DICK’S charitable and philanthropic activities. Driven by its belief that sports make people better, The DICK’S Foundation champions youth sports and provides grants and support to under-resourced teams and athletes through its Sports Matter program and other community-based initiatives. Additional information about The DICK’S Foundation can be found on sportsmatter.org and on Facebook, Twitterand Instagram.

DICK'S SPORTING GOODS INFORMATION - CLICK HERE!

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Hunter Family Orthodontics Sponsors Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign 2022

Posted on July 29, 2022 BY Simon Boddison

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The club is very excited to announce that its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign led by the Girls Academy will be brought to you by Hunter Family Orthodontics.  The money raised will help to support the Girls Academy Program, plus a yearly donation will also be provided to a local breast cancer charity.

The club has produced a pink shirt that will be sold to all members, family members and supporters in September / October. This shirt can be worn by any player (boy or girl) at their first training session of the week and during the warm-up before any game in October (International Breast Cancer Awareness Month).

"It is such an honor and a privilege to be a part of the Breast Cancer Awareness campaign with the Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club,” said Dr. Ross Hunter of Hunter Family Orthodontics. “The players do a fantastic job of raising awareness throughout the month of October in our community. My mother is fortunately a breast cancer survivor, so it brings me great joy to see all the pink shirts being worn by the athletes, knowing that some of the proceeds go towards finding a cure!”

"On behalf of the club, I would like to personally thank Dr. Ross Hunter and Hunter Family Orthodontics for renewing their support for this year's Breast Cancer Awareness campaign," said Simon Boddison, DDY Director of Soccer Operations.  "It's a program that continually grows each year and has become a very important part of our annual club programming. We look forward to working with Hunter Family Orthodontics over the next 12 months as we elevate our joint support for this very worthy cause."

Clinic Contact Information:
Email: info@hunterfamilyortho.com
Phone: (281) 298-0000
Address: 6704 Sterling Ridge Dr. Suite B, The Woodlands, Texas 77382 


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Scott Family Dental Partnership

Posted on July 16, 2022 BY Simon Boddison

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Dynamo Dash Youth is very excited to announce our latest corporate partner for the Woodforest community: Scott Family Dental. Our program at the Stampede Sportplex in Woodforest has forty (40) competitive, recreational and youth academy teams, along with an extensive soccer camp schedule.  We began the program in 2015, and now provide opportunities for more than 500 players and families.

Based in Woodforest, Dr. Kevin Scott has provided dental services to the local community for multiple years. "Family is important to us at Scott Family Dental — in fact, we consider family to be a cornerstone of our practice. Our sense of family extends to our patients and their loved ones. Every day, it remains our mission to offer the finest care for the entire family. We strive to provide each patient with the same level of care and attention we would wish for our own families," said Dr. Scott. Family, teamwork, and education are important values for Scott Family Dental, just like they are for us. "With every aspect of our practice from our ongoing commitment to continuing education, to our focus on making our patients feel welcome and comfortable, to our state-of-the-art technology we always keep your family’s well-being as our top priority. When you’ve planted roots in one place for as long as we have, one’s sense of family also naturally embraces the larger community. Our families have grown up here alongside those of our patients, and we are passionate about serving and giving back to the community that we cherish."

"On behalf of the club, I would like to welcome Dr Scott and his team to the Woodforest Program. We continually partner and align ourselves with businesses that care for their local communities, understand the importance of youth sports and offer an impeccable service for their own customers, said Simon Boddison, DDY Director of Soccer Operations.  "We look forward to partnering over the coming months and growing this valued relationship within the Woodforest community."

SCOTT DENTAL INFORMATION
 

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Pictured above: Kevin Scott, DDS, FAGD.

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Kwik Goal Supports Club Coaching Education Program

Posted on July 15, 2022 BY Simon Boddison

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The club is very excited to announce that Coach Alex Cardenas, Boys Academy Director has recently passed his United States Soccer Federation 'A' License which was sponsored by Kwik Goal.  The course consisted of three in-person meetings hosted in Kansas at the US Federation complex, virtual meetings, independent learning, research, individual assignments, 1 on 1 instructional meetings, guest speakers, collaborative project and a final exit interview. 

"I'd like to thank and recognize the club for providing me the opportunity and support to complete the course over the last year," said Coach Alex Cardenas, Boys Academy Director.  "The course was very demanding, educational and rewarding. I look forward to using the information acquired from the course and implementing and sharing certain ideas and protocols to enhance the Boys Academy and our staff."

"Coaching education and personal staff development continues to be a very important part of the club, said Simon Boddison, Director of Soccer Operations.  "I'd like to thank Kwik Goal for their continued partnership and the resources that they give back to support youth soccer and to our club specifically. Kwik Goal are a valued partner and we look forward to working with them for many more years to come."

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If interested in the club's summer camp program, register now below or visit our website for a full list of soccer programming available at www.dynamodashyouth.com

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South Texas Spring Showdown 2022

Posted on May 10, 2022 BY Simon Boddison
 

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The club hosted the 2nd Annual South Texas Spring Showdown, brought to you by AutoNation, May 7-8 at Gosling and Bear Branch sports complexes in The Woodlands, Texas. Over 100 Recreational and Youth Academy teams across south Texas competed over a fun two-day event to provide an exciting wrap-up to their spring season of competition. As part of Mother’s Day Weekend, Dynamo Dash Youth also presented a $200 Academy Sports gift card to Janet Arriazola for winning the club’s social media giveaway.

"I would like to thank all the teams, referees, volunteers, parents, and coaching staff for participating in the 2nd Annual South Texas Spring Showdown," said Stuart Taylor, Tournament Director. "The tournament was a tremendous success and a perfect setting for Recreational and Youth Academy teams to end their season in a fun and exciting competition. We look forward to hosting and expanding this event in 2023."

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Golf Outing 2022

Posted on March 25, 2022 BY Simon Boddison

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The Woodlands Country Club - The Palmer again hosted this year's annual golf fundraiser, it was brought to you by SPB Consulting, on Monday, March 21, 2022. 

Proceeds from the day's activities are tracking to exceed last year's $109K total. Fundraising from this event supports the club's ongoing field expansion and current facilities maintenance, which is vital to the development of 8,400+ youth soccer players within Houston and its surrounding communities. The Bob Bennett Award was presented by Lynn Bennett to Effex Management Solutions (Louis Flory, Bryan Danielle, Jerrid Payton, Craig Heck) with a very competitive overall score of 19 under. The club would like to recognize the following partners that supported the event:

Fifty-four foursomes were present over 27 pristine golf holes of undulating and mounded terrain, surrounded by challenging bunkers and intricate water hazards. The event hosted a raffle, silent & live auction, plus multiple fun course activities:

  • Mike' D-Bo' Dobbyn, Charity Golf International Professional World Long Drive Champion 2014.
  • Six Hole in One Prizes - $10,000 x 2, TV x 2, GPS golf watch / Range Finder & Vertical Charcoal Smoker.  
CONTESTANT HOLE WINNER
Deacon Men's Longest Drive Kevin Toburen
Deacon Women's Longest Drive Catherine Gasper
General Men's Longest Drive Bill Ribbing
General Women's Longest Drive Song Hollier
Deacon Longest Putt Evangeline Treadwell
King Longest Putt Blaine Dowd
General Longest Putt Chris Moring

The live auction consisted of a Crawfish Boil (won by Scott Orr), Milton's Fishing Trip (won by Joshua Sandberg), and Bluejack National foursome (won by Louis Flory). Phil Ebner, Recreational & Youth Academy Director, emceed the live auction. Team Boddison won the raffle team contestant, and the individual contestant winner was Darron Rush.

"We would like to thank all the golfers, sponsors, committee members, teams, club staff, team reps, and The Woodlands Country Club - Palmer Course for their valuable support throughout the event. A huge amount of work went into delivering a first-class outing for everybody involved, and the feedback has been overwhelmingly very positive. We look forward to hosting again next year.”

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Save The Date for next year - Monday, March 20, 2023!

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