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16 08, 2016

Opening Day & Opening Day Parade – September 10

The RAGE/BUSC OPENING DAY PARADE 2016

The 45th Annual Pleasanton Youth Soccer Kick-off Parade will be held on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 in downtown Pleasanton!

Teams will be staged by Age Group and Club from St. Mary’s St and Main St. and along Peters Ave at 7:00AM. The parade starts at 7:30AM sharp and proceeds down Main St., turns onto W. Angela St., and then proceeds back up Peters Ave to the staging area. (see map below)

Step-off Time: 7:30 AM
Arrival Time: Please be lined up and ready to go by 7:15 AM, recommend arriving by 7 AM on the street

16 08, 2016

Referee Certification Training!

2016 Referee Certification Training

2016 – Grade 9 Training:

Intended specifically for the U9 and U10 Recreational division. Each team is required to provide two Grade 9 (or higher) Certified Referees for all in-house games.
Session #4 – September 2016
Classroom Training 1/2: Wed, Sept 7, 5:30pm-10pm – BUSC Offices
Classroom/Field Training 2/2: Thurs, Sept 8, 5:30pm-10pm – BUSC Offices and Aquatic Park, Black Ave.
Note: Grade 9 classes are available only to 18 or over
 

2016 – Grade 8 Training:

Get paid to referee soccer games in our area!
Please contact PSRA to express desire to obtain a Grade 8 certification.

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Register Today!
16 08, 2016

RAGE PCA Meetings

TUE Aug 23 < or > TUE Aug 30

At least one parent per player is required to attend. If you are a parent coach you only need to attend the coaches session

 

Aug 23 & 30
Parent session 7:00-8:00 pm
Coaches session 8:00-9:00 pm 


WHERE: Hart Middle School Multipurpose Room
4433 Willow Rd, Pleasanton
Mark your calendar and plan to attend one of the 2016 Rage sponsored PCA meetings. PCA plays a key role in defining and reinforcing the positive culture for parents and coaches in our club. Attendance is required for Rec and Flight coaches and strongly encouraged for parents.

PCA TRAINERS

Tom Heimsoth – conducting workshops on Augsut 23rd

tomheimsoth@gmail.com

(925) 323-3873

Tom comes qualified to present having been a college basketball player and coach at Santa Clara University, a youth sports coach in basketball, baseball, volleyball, and soccer, a referee in high school basketball, and probably most importantly, a parent.  Tom also is self-employed as a consultant and trainer in the “people skills” areas of management and leadership, sales and sales management, customer service, team building and communication skills.

 

Joe Thomas – Augsut 30th Parent workshop

joethomas@coachinglegacy.com

(925) 395-8364

Joseph L. Thomas – also known as “JT The Mentor Coach” is the President and CEO of Coaching Legacy (www.coachinglegacy.com). He is a parent, renowned speaker, educator, author and minister who has dedicated his life to serving our nation’s youth.   Thomas is the Founder of “JT The Mentor Coach” National Youth Viral Video Competitor Mentor Academy.  He is a National Trainer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The author of “Developing Character Leaders Through Sports” and The Parents’ Playbook for Raising Character Leaders.” He is an accredited instructor for the Triple P Positive Parenting Program. Thomas earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Sacramento State where he played his college basketball.  He is the former Northern California Lead Trainer for Positive Coaching Alliance.  Thomas served 4 years as an Athletic Director at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a former high school 3 sport student-athlete and All City First Team baseball player.  Thomas has 15 years of coaching experience, including coaching his son.  He has facilitated over 900 workshops in 23 U.S states.

4 08, 2016

RAGE Board of Directors Annual Elections for 2016

A Nominating Committee has been formed and is actively looking for candidates for the RAGE Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is composed of the Executive Committee and other elected Directors. The slate of candidates will be presented at the September 7, 2016 Board meeting. Nominations from the floor may be made at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in October. The candidates for the Board of Directors’ positions will be voted upon by the membership following the AGM.  Those elected will take office on January 1, 2017 and will serve for a term of two (2) years. For a description of specific Board of Directors positions, please refer to the “Constitution” and “Bylaws” within the “Club Information” link. If you, or someone you know, is interested, please email rage-parliamentarian@pleasantonrage.org . 

 

The following is a link to an information packet, which includes the Board of Directors Application for Candidacy:

Director’s Packet
3 08, 2016

Orange & Gold Fall Fundraiser

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Join us for our 2nd Annual Social!

We have a special evening of festivities planned, including cocktails, appetizers, raffles, dancing and connecting with friends and family. Proceeds raised will help support field development & maintenance, equipment maintenance, scholarship needs and program development.

 What a great way to spend a fun evening so invite your family and friends to this special, not to be missed, event!
BARONE’S RESTAURANT 
475 ST. JOHN ST. IN PLEASANTON 
Saturday, OCTOBER 8, 2016 
6:00PM – 10:00PM
1 08, 2016

Rec Drop In Session U7, U8, U9 & U10 Players

Rage will be holding four recreational drop in sessions for all U7, U8, U9 and U10 players in August and September. The sessions will be run by our current U9 Competitive Trainer and U18 Competitive Coach Dave Shaw. You do not need to register or sign-up, just show up at Aquatic Park with shin guards, cleats, a ball, and water. You are welcome to come to all four sessions or just one or two, it’s up to you! You can come with your team or on your own, all players are welcome. This is a great way for players to get some extra training from Rage Professional Staff.   Sessions will be at Aquatic Park (4455 Black Ave.).

 

DETAILS:

Friday August 19th 4:30-5:30 U7/U8, 5:30-6:30 U9/U10

Friday August 26th 4:30-5:30 U7/U8, 5:30-6:30 U9/U10

Friday Sept 9th 4:30-5:30 U7/U8, 5:30-6:30 U9/U10

Friday Sept16th 4:30-5:30 U7/U8, 5:30-6:30 U9/U10

We are looking forward to seeing you out on the soccer field!

15 07, 2016

New RAGE Spirit Wear – Grand Opening Sale!

July 15 thru August 31 GRAND OPENING SALE!  10% savings is already reflected in prices shown

Please go to our New RAGE Spirit Wear page to order your items at this special rate!  The page can be accessed by the left hand menu, item “New RAGE Spirit Wear” or by clicking here!

New RAGE Spirit Wear

20 06, 2016

RAGE Updated Naming Structure for Fall 2016

In an effort to add clarity to our competitive teams, Rage will update it’s naming structure for the Fall 2016 season and beyond.  Top teams will now be named “Elite”, until they reach ECNL age (U14) where the name will change to “ECNL”.  Second teams will all be named “Premier”, third teams will all be named “Orange” and fourth teams will all be named “Grey”.  A sample of the naming structure can be found below:

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17 06, 2016

Thank you to our major sponsors for the new Patelco Sports Complex!

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4 04, 2016

Fall 2016 Registration is Now Open!

Rec, Flight and Comp registration is now open. Register Today and Save!