Minnesota Rush
Champions Cup ID Clinic

October 28th – 29th, 2023

Leading the world’s movement to use futsal as a developing environment in the younger ages, Rush Futsal will serve as a Pre Select program, allowing 2012-2016 boys and girls to be identified by the Rush Select staff for selection upon the start of Select programming in the U13 age group.

Rush Futsal will be competing in the prestigious Champions Cup Series hosted by United Futsal. 32 of the best futsal clubs in the country compete in this three event series which crowns a national champion who wins an all expense paid trip to Barcelona, Spain for World Futsal Cup.


October 28th – 29th, 1:30p – 4:30p


Rochester Community Technical College

College Pkwy SE |Rochester, MN 55904


Boys & Girls, 2016 – 2012




Please RSVP for the Champions Cup Series ID Clinic in the form below. This clinic will begin our selection process to fill our teams with talent for the upcoming United Futsal Championship Cup Series. To learn more about the series, click here.

United Futsal Series Competition Schedule

Our teams will be competing in the following events to have a chance at securing an all-expenses paid trip to the World Futsal Cup in Barcelona. If selected for a team you will need to commit to the following travel schedule.


Champions Cup Series

Dec 9-10, 2023

Chicago, Illinois


Champions Cup Series

July 12-13, 2024

Orlando, Florida


Champions Cup Series

July 15-17, 2024

Orlando, Florida

World Futsal Cup

Winners of Worlds

Dec 27-30, 2024

Barcelona, Spain

Coaching Staff

Leo Barbosa

Leo Barbosa

Coach Leo holds a US Soccer Federation (USSF) “C” License, United Soccer Coaches (USC) Advanced National Diploma,  USC Premier Diploma, USC Goalkeeper Level 1&2 Diploma, USC Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma, USC Futsal Diploma, US Youth Futsal Level 1 & 2 Diploma, United Futsal National Diploma, CBF Academy HP Tactics in Futsal Diploma, Ferreti “Internship” Certificate, USC Director of Coaching Diploma as well as 10+ years of coaching experience in all levels including collegiate. In 2018,2019, 2020, and 2022 coach Leo was part of the US Youth Futsal coaching staff in Minnesota to select players to be part of the US Youth National Futsal Team.

Daniel Cavalcanti

Daniel Cavalcanti

Born in Brazil, Daniel Cavalcanti is currently the Director of Coaching for Joga Bonito Futsal Academy, a club based in South Florida. His career as a coach began in 2011, and since then Coach Daniel has personally acquired experience developing the sport of futsal among the youth nationally throughout the US and internationally in countries like Paraguay, Costa Rica, Mexico, England and Spain.

  • Level 3 National Diploma – United Futsal
  • National Youth Coaching License – US Soccer Federation
  • Director of Coaching Diploma – United Soccer Coaches
  • Methods, Processes, and Concepts of Futsal – AMAX
Guga Alencar

Guga Alencar

Coach Guga is a former Brazilian professional soccer player who moved to the US in 2000 to study and play for Florida Atlantic University, an NCAA Division I school.
Since his Freshman year, Coach Guga began his coaching career and since then he has been working with youth development through soccer and Futsal.
Joga Bonito Brazilian Soccer Academy was founded in 2006 by coach Guga with the idea to bring to America the main elements that help Brazil and Brazilian players to reach the top of the soccer world. Futbol, beach soccer, street soccer (Pelada), Footvolley, and of course, Futsal was one of the most important elements in this process.
Guga realized the importance that Futsal had in the development of better soccer players and he decided to focus on Futsal only. With lots of study and partnerships with other Futsal entities, in 2015 Joga Bonito Futsal Academy was born.
For more than 8 years, coach Guga has dedicated his life to promoting the growth and awareness of Futsal in the US.
“Futsal is a must for those who wish to learn, grow, and get better faster, having fun”.
Chris Rue

Chris Rue

Chris has been coaching for 25 years at all levels. He led FIU to the D1 National Championship game in 1996 as an assistant coach and has been coaching in the Development Academy and MLS Next U19 age groups for the past 5 years with Kendall and South Florida Football Academy. Chris is currently youth academy director and head coach for Plantation FC UPSL semi-pro team, founder/director of SSA Futsal, and Rush National Futsal Director.

  • Level 3 National Diploma- United Futsal
  • USSF B License

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Chris Rue

Chris Rue