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Junior Rhinos

THE JUNIOR RHINOS

WHO ARE THE JUNIOR RHINOS:

The Junior Rhinos is a selective program designed to progress the area's most committed and elite soccer players towards their fullest potential.  The Junior Rhinos are the only youth soccer program in western New York owned and operated by a USL Franchise. The Junior Rhinos training includes a systematic approach to physical, mental, and emotional development from ages eight and up.

Try Outs

Sign up HERE to register for the 2019 tryouts.

Return of the Rhinos:

Since the programs re-launch, the Junior Rhinos have returned with excitement, accomplishment, and accolades to youth soccer in Rochester. The Junior Rhinos teams have routinely competed in and won trophies in leagues and tournaments in Western New York and the Northeast U.S.

The organization is looking to take the next step by focusing play outside of the Western New York region with teams focusing on regional leagues and highly competitive tournaments throughout the United States.

OBJECTIVE:

The objective of the Junior Rhinos is to provide a year round soccer program that will allow a player to develop to their highest potential.

The ultimate goal is to offer optimal opportunities to gain the recognition that will enable our players to achieve continued success as athletes at both the college and the professional levels by competing at the highest possible level and by providing a platform to give players the highest quality training possible.


CLUB OVERVIEW


MISSION:

Making exceptional soccer opportunities available to aspiring players by providing lifelong lessons in sportsmanship in self-discipline through quality leadership and coaching.

VISION:

To create an environment for players to reach the pinnacle of their ability through a foundation of player development as administered by a professional coaching staff.

CORE VALUES:

Commitment

  • To making decisions based on the best interest of players
  • To the continued development of coaching through ongoing education
  • To clearly and effectively communicate throughout all levels
  • To promote growth, as well as development of the game in the community.

  Pride

  • In the responsibility we assume in each and every player's development
  • In learning the value of teamwork and creating a sense of accountability to each other
  • In representing our community and league

  Passion 

  • For the game
  • For the loyalty to people and the organization
  • Balance
  • Provide an environment that is concerned with overall player development and competitive excellence.

GOALS & OBJECTIVES

  • To offer consistent developmental programs
  • To provide appropriate, age specific implementation of the four pillars of soccer (Technical, Tactical, Physical, and Psychological)
  • To provide competitive training and playing environments at all ages
  • To identify and support players of exceptional ability

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