Albert Lea Spring Competitive Program



General information

We are excited to open our 2022 Spring Competitive League Play program for Albert Lea Players!  Entering our 47th year, Minnesota Rush continues to be a leader in the soccer community with now being one of the largest clubs in the state!  We are excited to have the Albert Lea Youth Soccer Association be part of the Minnesota Rush Community! Minnesota Rush is a state member of the Minnesota Youth Soccer League and a member of Southern Minnesota Soccer League, which is part of the United States Soccer Federation.  We follow all mandates and recommendations for player development set at the National level.

By joining Minnesota Rush you will receive the following benefits:

  • Players will have the ability to play at the highest levels in the state
  • Team Training Fields
  • Player Loan Program- players will now be able to guest play for any MN Rush Team- ie Albert Lea players can play for Rochester teams if needed.  In addition, all Rush players are allowed to guest play for other states!


Season Dates

Teams will begin practicing 2X times a week mid to late April- weather permitting.  The season will conclude by early July, some teams will finish earlier depending on league schedule.  League schedule comes from SMSL.  During the school year, all games will be on the weekends, once school completes games will move to weeknights (see schedule) Practice nights are below- please note the coach is able to change the nights if they have to. If this happens and the player can no longer participate, we will provide a refund.

Practice / Game Nights

**All games will be on the weekends until Memorial Weekend and then they will switch to weekdays as stated below.

U9 – Boys and Girls- Practice nights T/TH- will play 3 jamborees (Saturdays)- dates to be determined

U10 Boys or Girls- Practice nights T/TH – Games on Mondays

U11/12 Boys and Girls- Practice nights T/TH- Games on Mondays

U13/14 Boys and Girls- Practice nights T/TH- Games on Wednesdays

U15/16 Boys and Girls- Practice nights T/TH- Games on Mondays

U17/18 Boys and Girls- Practice nights T/Th- Games on Wednesdays

Birth Year Guidelines

Spring 2022 Birth Year Guideline

2004- U18

2005- U17

2006- U16

2007- U15

2008- U14   

2009- U13   

2010- U12     

2011- U11     

2012- U10

2013- U9


Please note- Fall 2021 will begin the new uniform cycle, therefore, if you did not play Fall 2021 you will need to order a new uniform. The uniform cycle is good for 2 years. The office will be sending out instructions.

All participants will be required to play with the MN Rush uniform kit. Kits will include home and away socks, shorts, and jerseys. Kits are currently anticipated to cost around $70 (this includes taxes and shipping) We will have these uniforms for 2 full years.   

After registration closes we will email everyone the instructions on how to order.


Become a Coach

Interested in coaching?  We pay all of our comeptitive coaches and are in need of great role models! If you are intersted, please contact Leo Barbosa at 

Cost / Registration

$160 for U9 and U10 players
$230 for U11-U18 players

**Payment plan options will be available as you complete the registration

**Full Refunds will be given if the season is cancelled due to COVID

Deadline to register- March 5th 2022

To apply for Minnesota Rush Financial Aid, please fill out the pdf below and mail or email to Minnesota Rush. MN Rush offers a wonderful financial aid plan for anyone that receives free and reduced lunch or anyone in need.  Please fill out the below application and contact Annie Block at or by calling 507-280-7584 ext 2

MN Rush Fin Aid.pdf

Girls Registration please click here

Boys Registration please click here

Player cost covers:

  • Coaching Fees
  • Age group Staff Coaches
  • All MYSA player fees
  • All Park & Rec Fees for Field Maintenance
  • Team training fields
  • Website / Online registration platform
  • Team training equipment
  • Office staff

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