TAMPA, Fla. – Chicago Rush has been unveiled as a new member in Super Y League ahead of the 2019 season. The Illinois-based club will compete in the Midwest Division.
“We’re very excited to have Chicago Rush join the Super Y League for the 2019 season,” said Dominic Colarusso, USL Youth League Growth & Development Manager. “As a league, we're always aiming to bring quality clubs into the mix, and we believe that we have found another great asset with Chicago Rush. We're very pleased to expand on an already competitive Midwest region, which has seen strong growth over the years."
Chicago Rush, founded in 2016, features over 120 teams across its U11 through U19 age groups, while also having over 50 coaches and dedicated staff members.
"Chicago Rush is excited to add a competitive portion to our summer programming, and give our players the opportunities to compete at a national level," Chicago Rush Executive Director Michael Cockroft said. "Being part of a nationally recognized league, continues to show the growth and development we are offering our players, and look forward to working with the Super Y League to achieve our goals."
With the club's entry, Chicago Rush becomes the fourth organization to join Super Y League ahead of the 2019 season, with CUSA Soccer, Cedar Stars Academy - Bergen County and Massapequa SC also set to begin play next year.
A part of United Soccer Leagues, LLC, which also operates the USL Championship – the new professional USL League One and USL League Two – the Super Y League features a summer platform with an annual National Championship in December.