The Rockford Raptors would like to remind everyone about the class of 2019 boys and Girls college signing today, Wednesday July 17th at 5:30pm on Field 3 which for a total of 35 student athletes that will go on to play college soccer this upcoming fall.
Here's a list of the class of 2019 that will be playing at the college level this fall:
|CJ COUPER: LEWIS UNIVERSITY NCAA DIV 2||BROOKE PARNELLO: UW MILWAUKEE NCAA DIV 1|
|ANDY VOLK: CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY NCAA DIV 2||JULIA BARENBAUM: LEWIS UNIVERSITY NCAA DIV 2|
|VICTOR GUERRERO: CARTHAGE COLLEGE NCAA DIV 3||KATIE HAYNER: LEWIS UNIVERSITY NCAA DIV 2|
|JOHN COLL: LORAS COLLEGE NCAA DIV 3||JESSICA REDINGTON UW PARKSIDE NCAA DIV 2|
|COLIN BEATTY: LORAS COLLEGE NCAA DIV 3||BRINLEY HEFTY: PURDUE NORTHWEST NCAA DIV 2|
|ALEXIS GARCIA: BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY NCAA DIV 3||BELLA GREENE PURDUE NORTHWEST NCAA DIV 2|
|ANTHONY BUFFINGTON: CARROLL UNIVERSITY NCAA DIV 3||GABBY JUNOD: LORAS COLLEGE NCAA DIV 3|
|EVAN THEIEN: UW PLATTEVILLE NCAA DIV 3||ANJELICA ORTIZ: AUGUSTANA UNIVERSITY NCAA DIV 3|
|COOPER JEVREMOVIC: LORAS COLLEGE NCAA DIV 3||PAIGE LOCKHARD: ROCKFORD UNIVERSITY NCAA DIV 3|
|JACK FAIRWOOD: NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE NCAA DIV 3||MEIKEYLA KORF: CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY WI NCAA DIV 3|
|NATHAN WEBSTER: CARTHAGE COLLEGE NCAA DIV 3||LEAH STARNES: CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY NAIA|
|ZACH RUBIO: CARTHAGE COLLEGE NCAA DIV 3||GABBY CHRISTIDIS ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY NAIA|
|COLE DUNN: UW PLATTEVILLE NCAA DIV 3||MADDIE GASSO: ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY NAIA|
|ZEUS HUERTA LORAS COLLEGE NCAA DIV 3||MADDIE BLUMHOFF: ST. AMBROSE UNIVERSITY NAIA|
|BRADY KATZENBERGER: UW -PLATTEVILLE NCAA DIV 3||HALLIE NELSON: ST. AMBROSE UNIVERSITY NAIA|
|ISAAC BROWN: UNIVERSITY OF ST. FRANCIS NAIA||JACKIE GALVAN: ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE NJCAA|
|ALAN RUBIO: ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY NAIA|
|JADEN ANDUJAR: VITERBO UNIVERSITY NAIA|
|BERNARDO DOMINGUEZ: ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE NJCAA|
Deadline is Quickly coming up so don't wait apply today by clicking on the logo to apply for the 2019 Puma Labor Day Cup & Girls College Showcase. For more information click on the tournament link
Tryout Results will be posted as they are finalized. Please keep checking back. Tryout Results 19/20 is above.
List of teams posted so far:
Girls: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Boys: 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE no later then 1pm the day of your first tryout date. We highly encourage all players to register online. This will save time on the tryout date.
All players should check in 15-30 minutes prior to their tryout date/time at the registration area inside ISC, in the hallway by Field #3 to get their Try-Out Registration Number, Jersey and headshot. Tryouts will be on Field #3 (inside ISC) and Stadium 218.
Tryout fees includes a Tryout Jersey.
ONLINE fee is $15
In Person fee is $20 and parent or guardian must be present.
Raptors Girls 04 Win IL Cup on PKS
Raptors Boys 06 & Family and Friends Arrive at Ponta Delgada Airport earlier this morning
18 New Clubs and a New Conference to Debut
RICHMOND, VA (March 20, 2019) – The Boys Elite Clubs National League (Boys ECNL) is excited to unveil a significant class of nationally-renowned clubs joining the rapidly growing youth platform for the 2019-2020 season, including the creation of a new conference.
Adding to recently announced new members Minnesota Thunder Academy and Loudoun Soccer, the Boys ECNL will add 16 additional clubs that are proven top-level performers for the fall. Collectively, these clubs have developed hundreds of players for NCAA Men’s Soccer programs and will immediately elevate the on-field standard within the league.
In addition, the Boys ECNL has created a new Northwest Conference to be launched this fall, stretching the league footprint to fully cover the United States from coast to coast in a meaningful way, brokering opportunities for powerhouse clubs in an exploding soccer market to join its ranks.
The full list of new member clubs of the Boys ECNL for the 2019-2020 season is below:
|Charlotte Soccer Academy (NC)||Minnesota Thunder Academy (MN)|
|Crossfire Premier (WA)||Pacesetter Soccer Club (OH)|
|Discoveries Soccer Club (SC)||Pacific Northwest SC (WA)|
|Eastside FC (WA)||Palm Beach United (FL)|
|FC Alliance (TN)||Rockford Raptors FC (IL)|
|FC Golden State (CA)||Seattle United (WA)|
|LA Breakers (CA)||Snohomish United (WA)|
|Loudoun Soccer (VA)||STA (NJ)|
|Manhattan Soccer Club (NY)||Washington Premier (WA)
Former Raptors player Lexi Zambrano attends and plays college at Trinity Christian College. her team just won the NCCAA Division 1 National Championship.
The Raptors U17 Girls team beat Crystal Lake Force Elite+ 3-2 after extra time in the State Cup Final.
The team will now compete in the US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships in Saginaw, MI on June 21st thru 26th, 2019.
Are you interested in joining the Rockford Raptors and missed tryouts? It may not be too late! Please contact one of our Directors for information.
Frank Mateus - FrankMateus3@gmail.com
Hugh Ward - Shuggy6@comcast.net
Please see below for the Raptors FC outline of programs available for yor child. Contact us with any questions you may have.
Thank you, Raptors FC Staff
•More than 300 former Raptor Players have gone on to play at the College level.
•3 former players now play in the MLS
•Currently More ODP Players than any other local Club
•More National Team players come from Raptors FC than any other local Club
•TopDrawerSoccer.com has listed 2 Raptors FC players on the Top 100 players in the Country
•Only Player from Rockford named to ESPN’s Rize All Chicago Team
•Only local Club to have players selected to All-Midwest Regional Team
•Entire Coaching staff is certified and licensed while more Raptors Coaches hold advanced diploma‘s and more Licensed "A" coaches than any other local club.
•Average tenure for a Raptors Coach is more than 6 years with the Club and many have been with the Club since the inception.
•National Champions (2 times)
•National Runner-up 2004 and 2005
•Regional Champions (5 Times)
•Establishedin 1994 as one professional team in the former USISL (now called USL, a second divisionleague below MLS) with the help of Dr. Wedgbury and established Youth system shortly thereafter. Doing so with the sole purpose of creating quality soccer training opportunity for Rockford’s youth. Later was the backing for establishing ISC and Sportscore Two as The premier Soccer Facility in the Country.
•Annually provides more than $70,000 in scholarships and financial aid for players.
•Annually provides recreational leagues for more than 2,000 kids
•ONLY Local Club that have participated in MRL (boys & Girls) since its inception.
•Established and continues to host one of the most successful and sought after tournaments in the Midwest and Country as The Puma Cup hosts more than 680 teams annually over 2 weekends in April.
•Established and hired a Full-time Professional Athletic Trainer. To continue to raise and set the bar for other Clubs to try and copy but not duplicate. The ONLY local Club to do so.
•2009 Raptors named as PUMA Premier ClubThe Rockford Raptors have received the designation as a Puma Premier Club. They join an elite group of clubs from across the nation: Sacramento United (Sacramento, Ca), Les Bois SC (Boise, ID), Southern California Blues (Costa Mesa, CA), Albion SC (San Diego, Ca), TSF Academy (Lincoln Park, NJ), Brooklyn Italians, (New York, NY), Charlotte United (Charlotte, NC) and Snohomish United (Snohomish, WA)
Passion, Dedication, Loyalty and Honor
Rockford Raptors FC