The Nominating Committee presents to the RAGE membership their slate of nominees for the upcoming Annual Elections of the Board of Directors:
James Corbett Wood
Note: Open nominations will be accepted from the floor at the Annual General Meeting on October 13, 2020. The nominees must be present at this meeting or have previously submitted an acceptance in writing.
The Annual Elections shall be held via an online ballot vote within the week following the October AGM. Results will be tallied by the election inspectors and announced prior to the Board meeting in November.
At the first meeting of the 2021 calendar year, the Board will elect, from its members, a President, Competitive Vice President, Recreational Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary.
Any and all proposals to amend the Pleasanton Girls Soccer Association Constitution must be presented to the Board of Directors at least sixty (60) days prior to the Annual General Meeting. Any member in good standing can propose a change(s) to the Constitution. The Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
Amendments to the Constitution shall be voted on at the AGM.
RAGE Recreational/Flight Program Registration Is Open
The new Recreational 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 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 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. Early Bird Pricing extended through August 15th
(See pricing chart below.)
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.
$200 – Early Bird Registration
$250 starting August 1
$275 – Early Bird Registration
$325 starting August 1
Head Coach Reimbursement
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 Recreational Youth Director, Megan Walinski at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purpose: To recognize and reward scholar athletes who demonstrate RAGE excellence in academic achievement and service to the community.
Scholarships: Two $1,875 scholarships will be awarded. Additional scholarships may be awarded based on available funds.
Eligibility: Pleasanton RAGE high school seniors who plan to attend a 4-year or 2-year college, or a vocational or art school and have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or above (grades 9-12).
Applicants will be considered based on the following criteria:
Commitment to Volunteerism/Service
Community Service RAGE Club
Years playing for the RAGE Club
Conditions: The $1,875.00 scholarships are to be used toward tuition, fees, and/or books for the upcoming school year and are non-transferable. The scholarship funds will be distributed to the selected students and their colleges after RAGE receives proof of acceptance from the colleges the students will be attending.
Application Process and Checklist: The evaluation committee will review all applications and select a minimum of two recipients. Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than March 1. Each application must be accompanied by the following:
Completed Application (attach additional pages if needed)
Essay (details at bottom of application)
Copy of High School Transcript, dated after January 15 of the current year
Please click on the job title links for detailed job descriptions and how to apply.
Job Description – Tournament Director
Pleasanton RAGE is seeking a candidate for the position of Tournament Director for the RAGE College Showcase and RAGE Girls Summer Cup events held during the last two weeks of July each year. This candidate will be the overall lead for tournament planning, staffing, and operations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
On-site owner and decision maker for all aspects of all tournament operations
Co-lead for all tournament pre-planning
Operate tournament according to budget and team/coach participation targets as set by the RAGE Board of Directors
Primary on-site liaison to:
Referees Assignor ·
Snack bar operator
Medical athletic trainers
Oversee Tournament Operations Lead
Staff awards ceremonies at all venues for Girls Summer Cup
Lead volunteer staffing and schedules (tournament prep, field marshals, set up and clean up, etc.)
Secure donations (e.g. water) and coordinate pick-up/delivery with Tournament Operations Director
Identify paid helpers to fill open positions for both tournament weekends (e.g. golf cart security, parking attendants)
Ensure overall customer satisfaction
Complete post-tournament survey and document action items
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of all tournament venues
On-site at Sportspark from 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM on tournament days
Excellent verbal communication skills
Ability to lead people to complete short/specific tasks
$4,000, paid following completion of tournament duties or as a credit against a RAGE player account
On Monday, October 21st, RAGE Girls Soccer Club hosted its first ever, RAGE Kicks Cancer event. This club-wide event brought together more than 400 players and families to raise awareness around breast cancer. The girls also raised nearly $10,000 to support HERS Breast Cancer Foundation and Culinary Angels, two local organizations that support women who are fighting breast cancer.
The evening started with crafts and activities that raised awareness about breast cancer. The girls made bracelets, posters, and flowers and took spirited photos at our selfie booth. They also celebrated with water balloon challenges, and a Pink Cake Walk. There was also a special quilt table, where players were invited to create squares that will be put together into a quilt that will represent our unity and hope in the fight against breast cancer. The girls then had the opportunity to listen to several inspirational speakers. We heard from representatives of HERS Breast Cancer Foundation and Culinary Angels, and then from two of our own RAGE moms who have battled breast cancer. The emotional stories helped bring awareness and fostered a sense of purpose for RAGE Kicks Cancer. Finally, the RAGE coaches had a field goal kicking contest. Congratulations to Walter Pratte for kicking the farthest.
It was incredible to witness a sea of pink, coming together to give back to our community. As an all girls soccer club, RAGE has a special motivation to raise awareness for breast cancer. Beyond awareness, this community service project created solidarity, and raised nearly $10,000 to support local women who are fighting breast cancer. The RAGE Board of Directors also agreed to match donations, up to $5,000, bringing the total donations to nearly $15,000.
A special thank you goes out to special group of 05 players who helped organize RAGE Kicks Cancer: Ava Hofstede, Emma Fuller, Brooke Walker, Cami Amaral, Siena Queirolo, Lauren Grgurina, and Zoe Franks. Another huge thank you goes to Jen Franks, Tamie Shadle, and Shelly Walker for bringing RAGE Kicks Cancer to life.
On behalf of RAGE Girls Soccer club, I am proud to say that we are living up to our Mission to empower our players to reach their full potential through service and leadership programming.
Thank you for making RAGE Kicks Cancer a resounding success!