DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 1, 2020) – USL League Two announced on Thursday their decision to cancel the 2020 Southeast Division season in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, Daytona Rush Soccer Club will not participate in its second season in the league this summer.
“We were looking forward to our second season this summer,” Daytona Rush general manager Todd Eason said. “But the safety of our staff, players, and supporters remains our top priority.”
The League has offered teams the option to participate in friendlies with other local clubs later in the summer, once it is announced that clubs may return to on-field activities. Daytona Rush is exploring ways to take advantage of this option in the future. Any friendlies would be against local clubs looking for competition before returning to their respective colleges in the Fall.
“The League is committed to providing support and resources to all clubs that are able to bring back soccer to their communities, but we continue to follow local and state health authority guidelines and will return to play only when and where deemed safe to do so. We are grateful to have an incredibly active set of clubs and fans and thank them again for their support” said USL League Two Vice President Joel Nash.
The club currently has plans to host adult tournaments and provide youth supplemental programming in the coming months.
About Daytona Rush Soccer Club
Daytona Rush Soccer Club is the USL League Two team created from a partnership between Transatlantic Sports Group, Inc. (TSG, Inc.) and Rush Soccer. Their mission includes building opportunities to grow the game of soccer and elevate players of all ages. The club was originally launched in 2019 under the name Daytona Soccer Club but has since expanded to include their partnership with Rush Soccer. For more information about Daytona Rush, visit: daytonarush.com or Follow them on social media: @DaytonaRushSC