CURRENTS: YOUTH

Kids across Colorado enjoy soccer at all levels

Patcast Blue Rush

Gates Soccer Complex/Addenbrooke Park — By sheer coincidence, Current of Colorado filmed three Colorado Rush games this weekend. After filming two DA battles on Saturday against Colorado Storm (and then Switchbacks/Sounders 2), capturing the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup pre-qualifier in Lakewood on Sunday was another Blue Rush event with alums and coaches beating FC Boulder, […]

Discover hidden talent in Colorado pipeline

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park/Five Star Stadium — Watch action from the United Women’s Soccer game at Five Star Stadium in Thornton on Friday night mixed with footage from the Rapids U-23s/Harpo’s FC battle last week. Santa Clarita Heat beat Colorado Storm 5–1, and the younger Rapids beat Harpo’s FC 4–1. Diamonds sparkle when the USWNT comes to town and […]

Colorado youth players recount trip to Mainz earlier this year

NOTE: The audio accompanying this video comes from Xtra Sports 1300 in Colorado Springs announcing the two exhibition games between Mainz 05 against Switchbacks FC (July 12 at Switchbacks Stadium) and Mainz 05/Leones Negros at USAFA on July 13. Get tickets and information from the Colorado Cup 2016 Web site. Colorado/Germany — Although Mainz 05 won’t arrive […]

Soccer-filled weekend at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — John Babiak arrived early on Saturday with his cameras and didn’t leave Dick’s Sporting Goods Park until Memorial Day because he was busy capturing the Brazilian training session, the Colorado Rapids 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union, the unified group of players and leadership from both clubs at the Unified game late Saturday night*, and […]

Terry Cooke, Director of Coaching for the Denver Kickers, invites you to tryouts

Denver Kickers Clubhouse (Golden, Colorado) — Former Manchester United and Colorado Rapids midfielder Terry Cooke became the Director of Coaching for the Denver Kickers at the start of 2016. Now he’s inviting competitive boys and girls to tryouts at the Denver Kickers Clubhouse from May 31 to June 3, 2016. Cooke took over for Mark Perdew, a […]

Colorado soccer pros launch mental toughness training with Pro Performance

In 2015, Luke Vercollone, James Riley, and Jordan Burt combined forces to create a mental strengthening program called Pro Performance. This Current of Colorado video runs over 14 minutes with explanations from the three players, along with pictures and videos of Pro Performance mentors in action in Colorado. But the Pro Performance Web site includes even more content based […]