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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 […]

Fourth round of Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup peaks in Colorado

Video: See photos from recent Rapids games and training sessions, and listen to Colorado-raised defender Bobby Burling share his perspective of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Like fellow Rapids defender James Riley, Burling grew up in Colorado Springs and shared defensive duties with the Colorado Springs Blizzard in 2004. On Tuesday night at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (7:00 […]

Luke Vercollone pivots at the fulcrum of Rapids-Switchbacks and Colorado soccer

Wearing the captain’s armband in midfield for Switchbacks FC, #4 Luke Vercollone already has six goals and seven assists in 12 games this season. Looking back to October 19, 2014 (the day he signed with the USL club in Colorado Springs), Vercollone represents the fulcrum at the top of Colorado’s soccer pyramid. On June 16, his team will travel to […]

Colorado OGs James Riley (far right in orange) and Bobby Burling (yellow boots in green) spar during training on Wednesday.

“OGs” Bobby Burling and James Riley set for Colorado home debut

Colorado-raised defenders James Riley and Bobby Burling have been part of many different clubs in their MLS careers, but both are looking forward to earning a win for the Rapids with this weekend’s homecoming match against New England. Burling, a Lewis-Palmer graduate from Monument, Colorado, returned home after the Chivas USA franchise folded. Extremely happy […]