Colorado Rapids Soccer Club today announced the 2018 Special Olympics squad and schedule. The Rapids have partnered with Rangeview High School Unified Soccer Team from Aurora, CO for the 2018 season.
This season will mark the seventh consecutive year where the Colorado Rapids and Special Olympics Colorado partner for a unified team Special Olympics season. The unified team, which is comprised of players both with and without intellectual disabilities between the ages of 16 and 35, will receive training from the Colorado Rapids’ players and coaches. The 17-player squad features four graduates, five seniors, five sophomores, and three juniors.
Colorado Rapids Unified 2018 Roster:
Michael Aponte, Elyse Bradney, Jaquan Caddy, Ashley Charette, Luis Cervantes , Grant Ho, Alan Delgado, Cole Duggan, Amana Hamid, Arturo Lopez, Luis Miranda, Kayden Mitchell, Samir Mohamed, Dallas Pannell, Michael Shumake, Langston Smith, and Nate Wade
Head coach: Karly Warner
Assistant coaches: Jimmy Kish and Denise Keil
The Colorado Rapids Unified Squad will play at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park on two occasions during the 2018 season.
Colorado Rapids Unified 2018 Season Schedule:
|Saturday, June 23||Minnesota United FC Unified||9:00 PM MT|
|Saturday, July 28||@ D.C. United Unified||TBD|
|Saturday, August 25||Real Salt Lake Unified||9:00 PM MT|