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Fall Competitive Training Schedule

Click for training times and locations for the spring season!
Girls and Boys
Inclement weather training plans -
you will be contacted directly by your coach if training plans have to change due to inclement weather.

Did you miss tryouts, but are interested in a spot on our team? 
Email Colin Gibson at [email protected] for information about any open positions.

Competitive Tryouts for 2019-2020

USYS - Competitive Teams
Specific age groups, dates, times and locations will be posted soon!
In-house Youth Academy Assessments
(for current YA or Recreational players)
May 6-9
External Youth Academy Assessments
(for players new to Carolina Rapids)
May 13-17
11U and 12U Team Selection Process
May 13- 17
13U and older Team Selection Process
May 20- 24

For Boys ECNLGirls ECNL and Boys USDA, please check those program pages!

Pre-Youth Academy Training Program

Information regarding the Pre-Youth Academy Program will be posted soon.

Coaching Staff for 2018-2019

Cabarrus Director - Colin Gibson - [email protected]

TeamLevel of PlayCoach
Youth Academy Antonio Porretta 
Avery Canfield 
2008 (11U) C Burgundy Ben Parker
2007 (12U) C Burgundy James McCulloch 
2006 (13U) C Burgundy Pattrik Linthakhan 
2005 (14U) C Burgundy Jacob Ortega 
Youth Academy G Scott Wolfe
Zaid Alqutub
2008 (11U) C Burgundy G Katie Gallagher 
2007 (12U) C Burgundy G Colin Gibson 
2006 (13U) C Burgundy G Walter Ortiz 

Carolina Rapids Cabarrus Recreation

Information regarding Recreation programs will be posted soon.

Communication Protocol

It is the Club's hope that a clear communication protocol will provide the Club's members a standardized mechanism for voicing their questions and concerns. The Carolina Rapids Board and Executive Director believe that to effectively operate an organization that is growing like the Rapids, it is important that the Club establish communication protocols that best support the efficiency of the organization while retaining the personal touch that our members deserve.

Any parent who has a specific concern should first make an attempt to solve it through the following path: