Racine United Finds Success Both On and Off the Pitch at the 2015 Racine Lighthouse Classic
The 2015 Racine Lighthouse Classic, held October 10 & 11, once again proved to be a record setting weekend in the event's history. With a new high of 201 participating teams and phenomenal weather that reached the 70s, the 2015 tournament will be remembered for a long time.
With over 40 teams participating ranging from U7 to U18, Racine United could be seen at any time throughout the weekend playing exciting attacking soccer. With energetic, creative soccer being played by our Pre-Academy and Academy players and a hugely successful range of results for Select teams on the field due to the hard work on the training ground, Racine United made ten visits to the trophy tent on Sunday.
Congratulations to the following teams and coaches for their tournament success:
U11 Boys Red (Coach Wayne Howard)
U11 Boys White (Coach Benito Martinez)
U11 Girls Red (Coach Matt Koker)
U14 Girls Red (Coach Kevin Lawrence)
U18 Girls Red (Coach Kevin Lawrence)
U13 Boys Red (Coach Dan Howard)
U13 Boys White (Coach Steve Schreurs)
U12 Girls Red (Coach Keith Thompson)
U13 Girls Red (Coach Michelle George)
U16 Girls Red (Coach Mike Jaworski)
Racine United SC would also like to thank the hundreds of volunteers, our phenomenal tournament co-directors Kevin Wagers & Tom Hasko, and the best facilities crew in Wisconsin, led by Wally Curto, to produce the most enjoyable and best-run tournament around. Thanks to everyone for a great 2015 Lighthouse Classic!
Racine United Teams Trek South of the Border for Some Soccer Action
Over Labor Day weekend, Racine United made its annual trek across the Illinois border, this year competing at the Palatine Celtic Cup. This massive event attracts over 400 teams from many states in the Midwest, providing top level competition for all ages. Racine United showed well as club, with most of its teams competing in the top flights at the tournament.
Congratulations to the following teams for their excellent showings:
Racine United is excited to announce a new partnership with MLS's San Jose Earthquakes Goalkeeper Jon Busch & High Performance Goalkeeping. HPG is a manufacturer of high quality goalkeeper gloves and goalkeeper specific training and match apparel designed and tested for goalkeepers by goalkeepers.
"HPG is a North American Company providing Top Quality Soccer Goalkeeping Gear at unbelievable prices. Our Goalkeeper Gloves are designed and worn by professionals and youth keepers training to be their best. Match Quality Gloves that compare with the best on the market for a fraction of the price!"
With Jon Busch and HPG, our keepers have an opportunity to purchase great gloves and gear at affordable prices. In addition to the excellent gear, our keepers can use an exclusive discount code to make this an even better deal.
"As a professional goalkeeper for over 15 years I have had the opportunity to try and wear many different gloves and apparel. As with my personal performances I want the best from my gloves and with HPG I have found that. The quality and time put into each and every HPG product shows that you can still get top of the line goalkeeping gear at a reasonable price." - Jon Busch
How it works: go to http://us.hpgoalkeeping.com/#usa and select the gear you want to purchase. When checking out, use the code listed below to receive your discount. If you have any questions about HPG gear or Jon Busch Gear, contact Goalkeeper coach Jeff Green RSC_Coach@yahoo.com. Coach Green is working to put together a recommended list of items just for our GK's.
Discount Code: racinegk
To learn more about Jon Busch and HPG check out the links below