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Meet Our New Coaches

2020-05-09T10:33:40-07:00May 9th, 2020|

2020 RAGE Recreational/Fight Registration Is Open!

2020-05-22T10:42:03-07:00May 8th, 2020|

RAGE Recreational/Flight Program Registration Is Open

The new Recreational/Flight program combines the best elements of the old Rec and Flight options. Paid staff will run weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly training sessions for all age groups. U6 – U10 teams will be formed by our Age Group Coordinators based on friend requests, school and neighborhood alignment. U12 – U19 teams will be drafted by volunteer coaches. The new Recreational/Flight Fall season would still be scheduled within the August to November window. Accommodations will be made to follow local guidelines with regard to COVID-19.

Register with Confidence: Pandemic Policy for Cancellation Fall Recreational/Flight Program Prior to Start Date

If RAGE cannot run one of these programs due to COVID-19 restrictions at the local, state, or federal level, all registrants will receive full refunds to the credit card used to pay for registration for that program. There will be no need to request a refund in the case of a COVID-19 cancellation. We will make our decision about programming based on guidance from our government officials–the specific timing of this will depend on the circumstances at the time. If the program is cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, refunds will be provided within 7-10 business days of the decision to cancel.

Pandemic Policy for In-Progress Program

In response to the Covid-19 Pandemic of 2020, should RAGE move, delay, or cancel programming WHILE IN PROGRESS due to a decision, or upon the advice of a governing entity or sanctioning body, including but not limited to the state of California, County of Alameda, US Soccer Federation, US Youth Soccer, US Club Soccer, NorCal and Cal North, we may offer refunds and/or credits for future programming. Such a determination will be made by RAGE, in its sole discretion and based upon the circumstances of programming at the time of the decision.

Easily apply for the 2020/2021 fall season online!

Click on the Online Registration button to register today.

Register before July 1 to take advantage of the EARLY BIRD Pricing!
(See pricing chart below.)

Online Registration

Bring Your Friends!

Share your love of RAGE soccer with a new player and you both will get $50!
A new player is anyone who did not play for RAGE in 2018 or 2019. $50 will be reimbursed by September 30. Click on REFER A FRIEND button to submit your request.
Both returning and new player must submit a request.

Refer a Friend

2020/2021 PRICING

Registration U5-U7 $200 – Early Bird Registration
$250 starting July 1
Registration (U8-U19) $275 – Early Bird Registration
$325 starting July 1
DISCOUNTS
Multi-Player Discount  ($50)
Head Coach Reimbursement  ($100)
Volunteer Reimbursement  ($50)
Professional US Soccer Coaching License
This includes any US Soccer license from the Grassroots license (4 modules required) and beyond.
Only completed licenses accepted, not stand alone modules.  One discount per coach.
Pleasanton RAGE will also reimburse the cost of your Grassroots license upon completion.
For more information on the US Soccer Coaching pathways please visit https://learning.ussoccer.com/coach/courses/available/16/details/1546
or contact RAGE Recreatioanl Youth Director, Megan Walinski at: meganwalinski@pleasantonrage.org.
 ($50)

RAGE New Coaches and College Recruiting Panel Webinar

2020-04-27T20:20:03-07:00April 24th, 2020|

RAGE Webinar Series: College Recruiting Panel

Featuring current and former RAGE staff with extensive college coaching experience and expertise in every collegiate division

Please Join Us - Click Here!
When: Monday, April 27th @ 3pm
Please join us at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85030913710
The format will include open Q&A from attendees, so please come ready to participate!
Please Join Us - Click Here!

Moderated by: Erin Sharpe, RAGE DOC
Former Head Coach, Colorado Mesa University
Played at Santa Clara University

Meet Our Panelists

Tina Estrada
Tina EstradaAssociate Head Coach, San Jose State
Former RAGE Coach and Alum
Former Associate Head Coach, St. Mary’s College; Assistant Coach, DePaul University
Played at Santa Clara University
NCAA Division I Panelist
Lorna Brownlie
Lorna BrownlieAssistant Coach, Cal Berkeley and RAGE Director of Goalkeeping
Former Head Coach, Auburn University at Montgomery; Assistant Coach, University of the Pacific
Played at University of Mobile
NCAA Division I & II and NAIA Panelist
Alena Thom
Alena ThomRAGE Technical Staff, 2008-2006 (11v11 Stage I) Age Group Coordinator and 2020-2021 season 2005 (U16) ECNL Head Coach
Former Assistant Coach, Wake Forest University; Chabot College
Played at Wake Forest University
NCAA Division I and Community College Panelist
Mike Herman
Mike Herman2020-2021 season RAGE 2004 (U17) ECNL Head Coach
Former Head Coach, Holy Names University; Assistant Coach, University of Hawaii; University of San Francisco; San Francisco State University
Played at St. Mary’s College and Holy Names University
NCAA Division I & II Panelist
Jonathan Decker
Jonathan Decker2020-2021 season RAGE 2012 (u9) Elite and 2008 (U13) Premier Head Coach
Former Assistant Coach, California Lutheran University; Moorpark College
Played at CSU Monterey Bay
NCAA Division II & III and Community College Panelist
Toby Frohlich
Toby FrohlichRAGE Technical Staff, 2010-2009 (9v9) Age Group Coordinator and 2020-2021 season 2007 (U14) ECNL Head Coach
Former Assistant Coach, Wright State University; Northern Kentucky University
Played at Northern Kentucky University
NCAA Division I Panelist

2020 RAGE Scholarship Award for Excellence in Academic Achievement and Service to the Community

2020-04-01T22:17:02-07:00March 31st, 2020|

Each year, Pleasanton RAGE Girls Soccer Club recognizes and rewards scholar athletes who demonstrate RAGE excellence in academic achievement and service to the community.Two $1,875.00 scholarships for college are awarded to high school seniors who plan to attend a 4-year or 2-year college, or a vocational or art school and have a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher. Applicants are considered based on the following criteria: academic achievement; commitment to volunteerism/service; and number of years playing for RAGE. In addition, an essay is submitted defining one of the RAGE core values and explaining how the value is learned while playing soccer and serving the community.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

Juliana Gerard

Juliana has played soccer for Pleasanton RAGE for 11 years, most currently as a member of the Recreational Program on the U19 team, Skyfall.

A senior at Quarry Lane School in Dublin, CA, Juliana has a GPA of 4.5 and will be attending UCLA in the Fall.  She plans on majoring in Biology.

To date, Juliana’s academic honors and accomplishments include the Brandeis Book Award for Social Action and Civic Engagement; National Spanish Exam Awards; National Merit Scholarship Commended Student; Quarry Lane School Dean’s List Honor Roll, 9th – 12th grades; International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidate; National Honor Society.

Equally important and impressive is Juliana’s community service, specifically her involvement in the following: Student Mentoring & Interactive Learning Exchange (SMILE), an organization that she created; Girl Scouts, earning the highest honor, the Gold Award; the Quarry Lane School Environmental Club, Wildlife Club, and the Annual Futsal Tournament for which she was co-director; Congregation Beth Emek/Open Heart Kitchen.

Juliana chose the RAGE core value “Respect” for her essay topic. She says that she is “proud to be part of the RAGE community because we are a league full of strong-willed, dedicated, and respectful girls.” She will continue to carry the core values with her as she begins her journey to college.

Danya Gonzalez

Danya has played soccer for Pleasanton RAGE for 2 years as a member of the Competitive Program on the 2002 Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) team.

A senior at John C. Kimball High School in Tracy, CA, Danya has a GPA of 4.2 and has committed to playing college soccer at Cal State University, East Bay where she will major in Kinesiology.

To date, Danya’s academic honors and accomplishments include Academic Block K for attaining a 4.0 GPA or higher throughout her high school career; Valley Oak League (VOL) Scholar-Athlete Award, for her 2 seasons of track & field and 4 seasons of soccer.

Rounding out Danya’s excellence in academics is her community volunteerism, specifically her service to the following: St. Bernard’s Catholic Church where she spent 2 weeks every summer for the last 6 years mentoring the youth at Vacation Bible School; Tracy Youth Soccer League (TYSL), as a trainer of youth soccer teams in the local area.

Danya chose the RAGE core value “Greatness” for her essay topic. She says that for her “greatness itself encompasses all three of the other values within it. In order to be great you must have respect, a positive attitude, and also high expectations. … As RAGE players we are taught that greatness is… being motivated to develop new skills on and off the field and creating a legacy for others to follow.”

Recreational Youth Academy Spring 2020

2020-02-18T15:15:17-08:00February 18th, 2020|

The RAGE Recreational Youth Academy provides a unique learning environment for recreational players to develop fundamental soccer skills. The goal of this Academy is to foster a passion for soccer and a greater understanding of the game while building a solid foundation of basic skills and technique. This training will add in elements to prepare young players for upcoming competitive placement (tryouts) for the 2020 season.  Players are welcome to attend whether or not they are planning on trying out for a competitive team.  

The Recreational Youth Academy is open to all RECREATIONAL players with 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008  birth years.  This is a great way for players to continue improving throughout the spring months. 

Academy Trainers: Recreational Program Director (Megan Walinski) and RAGE Coaching Staff

When: March 16, 2020  – April 20, 2020 (5 week program) 60 minutes, once-a-week training session (total of 5 sessions)

**No training the week of Spring Break 4/6/20

BIRTH YEAR TRAINING DAYS/TIMES DATES LOCATION
2014/2013 Mondays 4:30-5:30 pm 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/13, 4/20 Val Vista 2
2012/2011 Mondays 4:30-5:30 pm 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/13, 4/20 Val Vista 2
2010/2009/2008 Mondays 5:30-6:30 pm 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/13, 4/20 Val Vista 2

Play date: 2 separate Fridays – Dates and times TBD

Where: Val Vista 2 – 7350 Johnson Dr, Pleasanton 94588

Cost: Rec Spring Academy is $105

Contact: Recreational Program Director – Meganwalinski@pleasantonrage.org

**Players  bring cleats, shin-guards, soccer ball, and water to all practices.

REGISTER

RAGE & BUSC Donation to Rooms of Hope

2020-02-13T13:07:28-08:00February 13th, 2020|

RAGE & BUSC presented a 20k check to Rooms of Hope. This was the charity we chose for the 2019 Orange & Gold Gala. A BIG THANK YOU to our event planner, Tracie Brown!  Her vision and follow through made this event a HUGE success!

Practice SAT and ACT Tests February 29

2020-02-12T08:28:18-08:00February 12th, 2020|

RAGE & BUSC will be offering a practice SAT or ACT test on February 29, 2020.

We ask for a donation of $25 when you go to take the test –
Make check payable to either RAGE or BUSC.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER – PLEASANTON
4855 Hopyard Road,
Gateway Square, Suite C
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Click on the appropriate button below to sign up!

ACT Group Test
SAT Group Test

2020 BoD Executive Committee Election Results

2020-01-24T15:22:55-08:00January 23rd, 2020|

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1-23-2020  Notice to the Membership:

On January 22, 2020, at the RAGE Board of Directors meeting, the following members were elected as officers of the Club:

President:  Cassandra Fuller
Competitive Vice President:  Martha Brown
Recreational Vice President:  Colin Chang
Secretary:  Katie Moe
Treasurer: Randy Smith

Their duties are effective immediately.

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Tue 16

BOD Meeting June 2020

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jul 17

RAGE College Showcase 2020

July 17 @ 8:00 am - July 19 @ 5:00 pm

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