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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019 - 2018 REVIEW

By David Newbery, 01/01/19, 10:45AM PST

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On behalf of our Staff and Directors we wish you and your families a very Happy Year Year!

2018, our third year since inauguration, has included many developments including growing our playing membership 20%, hiring a full time Executive Director and numerous program changes ... read more ...

In our third year of operation, Arizona Revolution Soccer Club,  Anthem's  member owned and operated youth soccer club continues to evolve and progress.  Here are some of the highlights from a very busy 2018.

  •  Arizona Revolution leads a national initiative to introduce high performance technology within a competitive youth soccer club.
  • Anthem Community Center (ACC) raises our club priority and allocates Revolution prime soccer fields 1,2 and 3.
  • New team structure - Juniors, Academy and Select.
  • New program for aspiring competitive players - Juniors (U7/U8).
  • 6 of 9 Select teams promoted: 2006, 2007, 2008 Select girls and 2006, 2008 Red and White boys teams moved up a division in Port of Subs League.
  • 90% of Academy Teams with winning records and excellent tournament performances.
  • New staffing structure with several coaching staff performing administrative responsibilities for Academy Scheduling, Tournaments, Tryouts etc.
  • Third night of training provided as a supplement for all age groups - Extra Training -3-4 week blocks throughout the season.
  • New volunteer roles added, including strategic committee, finance coordinator, fundraising coordinator and volunteer coordinator.
  • Fully funded formal coach certification program offered in conjunction with Dessert Elite and Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer through United Soccer Coaches.
  • Weekly goalkeeper training program for all keepers in Academy and Select programs.
  • Live Games - viewing parties at Rosati's and Grand Canyon University.
  • Summer Camp program with coaches from Tetra Brazil and Coerver.
  • Upgrades to club communications, including integration of sportsengine (practice and game notifications), website redesign, Revolution TV Channel and social media development.
  • Club spirit wear program introduction and numerous fundraising efforts.
  • Golf Charity Scramble moved dates and location to Trilogy Golf Club.
  • New subcommittees including coaching committee, strategic planning committee and marketing.
  • Introduction of classroom training sessions, including video analysis and tactical sessions.
  • New player assessment program, including twice a year written assessments and parent-coach-player meeting opportunities.
  • New equipment purchases and introduction of team sponsors.
  • Executive Director and Director of Coaching, David Newbery moves from RI in February to AZ to commence his duties.
  • Many ... many ... more!