About Rush Education


At Rush Education, our core belief is that every student should have a passion and a clear area of focus. We embrace a holistic approach that integrates three key elements: Soccer, Academics, and Academy Life. Our mission is to bring sports and academics together in a harmonious blend. We collaborate closely with faculty, coaches, staff, and the community to cultivate a vibrant, inclusive learning and training environment.

Drawing inspiration from the remarkable success of Rush Soccer, which has touched the lives of 125 communities worldwide, we uphold the same unwavering commitment to excellence. We adhere to a robust set of Core Values, extensive position descriptions, comprehensive policies, meticulously detailed timetables and procedures, Centers of Excellence (C.O.E.’s), and a team of highly qualified professionals. With Rush Education, we’re extending the same dedication to becoming a leading institution in blended online and in-person education, seamlessly merging academics and athletics to enrich the lives of our students, one BRANCH at a time.

Our approach is designed to elevate your child’s development by increasing their training volume. We achieve this through Rush Soccer’s High-Performance Training and Academic Model, ensuring that every aspect of a student-athlete’s growth is optimally addressed.

Furthermore, our program is founded on fully accredited K-12 academic school curriculums, affording Rush players the unique opportunity to attend an accredited school while training daily at the same world-class facilities. At Rush Education, we are dedicated to shaping the future of student-athletes by providing a comprehensive and exceptional educational experience.

We are delighted to see Rush Education take shape, setting the stage for many more to come around the nation and world wide.  This program is in line with our Mission, “Progressive, Ambitious and Comprehensive.

– Arian Hoxha, Rush Soccer President

Core Values

These values serve as guiding principles to shape the culture, behavior, and experiences within the academy, aiming to develop well-rounded individuals who excel both on and off the field.

Accountability: Be accountable for your actions in the classroom and on and off the field and hold others accountable.

Advice: Seek out advice in the classroom and on the soccer field and aspire to be the best you can be. To learn, we must be open to learning and consider the advice of teachers, coaches, and others at the academy. Be coachable!

Enjoyment: Enjoy your work in the classroom and on the field. The dreams of student-athletes can be fulfilled with hard work.

Leadership: Cultivate leadership skills in the classroom and both on and off the field, inspiring others through positive influence and example.

Continuous Improvement: Strive for ongoing classroom, athletic, personal, and collective growth, always seeking to learn, adapt, and innovate in the classroom, the soccer field and in life.

Balance: Promoting a healthy equilibrium between academic responsibilities, athletic commitments, and personal well-being.

Responsibility: Holding student athletes accountable for their actions, decisions, and commitments, fostering a sense of ownership and accountability.

Community Engagement: Encouraging active involvement in community service, outreach programs, and initiatives that make a positive impact beyond the academy.

Lifelong Learning: Instilling a passion for continuous learning, personal growth, and skill development beyond the realm of sports.

Diversity and Inclusion: Celebrating differences, embracing diversity, and creating an inclusive environment in the classroom and on the field where all individuals feel valued and respected.

Resilience: Cultivating mental toughness, perseverance, and adaptability to overcome challenges in the classroom and on and off the field.

Teamwork: Fostering a spirit of collaboration, mutual respect, and support among athletes, coaches, teachers, and staff.

Integrity: Upholding honesty, fairness, and ethical conduct in all aspects of academic and athletic pursuits.

Safety First: Prioritizing the physical and mental well-being of student athletes above all else, by maintaining safe environments in the classroom and on the field, implementing proper training techniques, and providing access to necessary resources for injury prevention and recovery.

Progressive, Ambitious, and Comprehensive.

Our Mission

At our school, our mission is to create and promote a passion-driven learning environment for young individuals and their families by providing best in class educators, coaches, facilities, programs, and methodologies that will prepare student-athletes to be high achieving responsible global citizens.

Our Vision

Our vision is to create a global educational environment for K-12 students that prepares them to excel in college and their professional endeavors.

Our Team

Rush Education’s Team is credentialed, possesses strong subject area expertise, and demonstrates a passion for teaching. We understand the goal of education is to encourage students to discover and develop their interests, talents, and natural gifts. This approach inspires students to become active learners who think independently, communicate effectively, and see themselves as members of a global community.


Arian Hoxha

Arian Hoxha


Sheryl Hopeau

Sheryl Hopeau

Director of Operations

Uzma Shinwari Khan

Uzma Shinwari Khan

Dean of Schools

Academic Department

Josh Tyler

Josh Tyler

College Advisory Director

Grant Vermillion

Grant Vermillion

Expansion Director

Athletic Department

Paulo Magalhaes

Paulo Magalhaes

Technical Coordinator

Raoul Voss

Raoul Voss

Global Sporting Director

Pablo Toledo

Pablo Toledo

Rush Development Director