U.S. Open Cup Affords A Chance to Catch Up with Alumni

The Colorado Rapids came from behind last night from two goals to advance in the U.S. Open Cup. The Rapids defeated the OKC Energy (USL)  3-2. The win advances the MLS side Rapids to face Western Conference opponent FC Dallas in the next round. Being on hand for the match, there was a chance to […]

Chaplain Bentos to serve Charlotte Independence

CrossTraining, today, announced Chaplain Gustavo Bentos to begin serving the Charlotte Independence. Bentos takes the place of recently departed John Bettis. Bentos, a pastor at Northside Baptist Church in Charlotte, has a long history with professional soccer. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Bentos’ 18 year professional soccer career includes teams from Uruguay, Bolivia, Chile, and the United States. While playing in […]

CrossTraining says goodbye to Bettis

Today, CrossTraining announced that John Bettis will no longer serve the Charlotte Independence as chaplain. Bettis, had been working to serve the club for the better part of a the last year and a half; however, future opportunities seem to be leading Bettis and his wife to remain in Columbia, South Carolina after Bettis’ graduation from Columbia […]

CrossTraining – Charlotte Independence chaplaincy

With the Colorado Rapids extending their loan agreement and affiliation with the Charlotte Independence for the 2017 season, CrossTraining also looked to extend their service of chaplaincy for the United Soccer League (USL) side. Executive Director, Rev. Brad Kenney was in Charlotte last week for season-ending meetings and year-end assessment. The result was a positive […]

CrossTraining and Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

CrossTraining – Colorado Springs Switchbacks chaplaincy

End of season always brings a mix of emotions. For chaplains and those they serve the end of year is often bittersweet with goodbyes and transitions as well as hope for next season and all the moves in between. The Colorado Springs Switchbacks chaplaincy received excellent feedback for the 2016 season. Pastor Kurt Trempert, the Switchbacks […]

Switchbacks Face Rapids in US Open Cup

For the second year in a row, the Colorado Springs Switchbacks will face the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park to see who will advance to the next round of the U.S. Open Cup, America’s oldest on-going soccer tournament. The Switchbacks won their 3rd round match up against Arizona United SC on June 1. […]

CXT News Update: Colorado Springs Switchbacks

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance announced, yesterday, the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC had won its New Business of the Year award. The Switchbacks began play in 2015 and were part of a major expansion year for the United Soccer League. USL-Pro grew by adding 10 teams in 2015. Contributing to the growth and expansion was the […]