The College Advisory Program for Rush Soccer is an in depth, EXCLUSIVE, player focused program that gives Rush players Support, Services and Resources to maximize  your success, whether you plan to play collegiate soccer or not. 

With over 11,000 high school players across the country CAP is able to provide opportunities to be seen by college coaches that can not be matched

All of our Rush players receive FREE access to College FIt Finder and exclusive materials and support that makes Rush Soccer the leader in youth soccer and the largest and most comprehensive College Advisory Program in the country!

The CAP Program helped me tremendously. I went to a CAP meeting before one of my practices. I met Bryan Weiss from RCTC and then I talked to him during practice due to my injury so I could do that. And then we talked and then I signed.


Twin Cities Rush

It definitely helped me gain some direction and narrow down my options, because I feel like when you’re being recruited for soccer, there’s so many more factors to consider to ensure you have success both on and off the field at the school you choose.


Colorado Rush

It definitely helped me. Last year during winter break I did a college boot camp class, this gave me the information and the formating to help talk to coaches.


Gateway Rush

A really great program. It was incredibly reliable as it help me with my goal of reaching the next level.


Cajun Rush

The connections between club coaches and college coaches really helped as well as having club coaches that have or are college coaches as well and being at that next level. All of the coaches know how to get us up to the next level.


Kansas Rush Wichita

The Rush CAP program helped me to find available and idealistic schools I wanted. My coach guided me through the recruiting process as well through CAP. In our accounts, he would list a couple of schools that he thought were a great fits for us. He also helped me make connections to other coaches who needed potential players in my role.


Cajun Rush

Rush definitely did help me with committing to a college. The Rush Internal Showcase was extremely helpful with connecting me to coaches. The CAP program was helpful as well when I had to send emails to coaches they had templates. When they had videos we would take notes that were helpful as well.


New York Rush

Josh and this program saved Emma’s interest in the game! The opportunity to play on a team with talented girls from across the nation and at a level to be noticed by college coaches was fantastic. Individual ID camps can be an intimidating experience when you are the only person from your club attending and you quickly see other girls from other clubs forming small groups. The CAP tournaments gave players like Emma an opportunity to get college coach exposure and also a chance to break any preconceptions about ability when joining a team.


Wisconsin Rush

CAP National Staff

Josh Tyler

Josh Tyler

National CAP Director

Josh has been involved in soccer for 30+ years. Tyler is entering his 20th year coaching high level women’s soccer.  He coached St. Charles Community College to a 41-11-3 record, Region XVI Championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016, along with being awarded Region XVI Coach of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016. He left St. Charles having coached 25 All-Region and All-American players, leading the team to their first National Championship berth in 2014, finishing 9th in the country. He then spent 3 years at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, then stepped away from College Coaching to focus on CAP

My ultimate goal is to provide support to Rush Families through the recruitment process. I know it can be scary, overwhelming, stressful, fun, exciting and a multitude other emotions. I want you to know that you have resources, you have help… you have Rush!

Steve Axtell

Steve Axtell

East Region CAP Director

A native of Franklin, NY, Steven has been involved with the game for over 30 years as both player and coach. He was a goalkeeper in his youth and college playing years, and used that niche in his early coaching career as well.

Steve is currently the Head Coach at SUNY Cortland, and has been in this role since 2012. He has guided them to three NCAA Sweet-16 appearances and has over a .750 winning percentage. 

Steve also coaches with Northeast Rush as the Syracuse 03/04 Boy’s Select coach. He holds a Premier Diploma and an Advanced National GK Diploma from the USC, a Conditioning for Soccer Diploma from the International Coaches Association, and has his CSCS Certification through NSCA. Steve has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from SUNY Cortland. He and his wife Heidi currently reside in Tully, NY with their three daughters Mari, Kenzie and Allie.”

Tyler Tomlinson

Tyler Tomlinson

West Region CAP Director

Tyler, a Quincy, IL native, joins the RUSH College Advisory Program with passion and enthusiasm for the future of our high school players.
He is currently the Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Culver-Stockton College and the Co-Host of Cap Chat Live.  In 12 seasons at Culver-Stockton Tyler has amassed over 100 wins and is the all-time winningest coach in program history. He was recently named the Coach of the Year for the Central Region by the United Soccer Coaches and Coach of the Year in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. He has recruited and developed one All-American, one scholar All-American, three United Soccer Coaches All-Midwest Region players, 18 Heart of America Athletic Conference players, and 37 NAIA Scholar Athletes.
Tyler has a masters degree in Communication from the University of Central Missouri, played collegiate soccer at Culver-Stockton College after finishing his high school playing at Quincy Senior High School. 

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