Stockton Rush and Turlock Express Announce Affiliation

Stockton, California (Jan. 22, 2019) - The Stockton Rush today announced a new affiliate agreement with the Turlock Express for the remaining of the 2018-19 MASL and MASL2 seasons. Per team and league policies, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Rush players will be available to the Express for selection during the season as well as Express players can be assigned to the Rush to gain valuable experience in games throughout the remainder of the season.

The Rush are current members of the MASL2 and kickoff their inaugural season this weekend, January 26 & 27 at Stockton Arena with back to back games versus the San Diego Sockers 2.

The Express are current members of the MASL and are in the middle of their season schedule. Part of the affiliation will also include current Express Head Coach Chris Handsor taking on the dual role of Head Coach for the Rush as well.

“I’m excited for the City of Stockton and all the former Cougars fans who have been waiting for a long time to have Indoor Soccer back at Stockton Arena,” Stated Handsor. “I’m also very excited for the Express as this affiliation means expanding our reach to identify more players for our MASL club and can not only help us in the short term for the remainder of this season but also the long run.”

The Rush will be making a series of announcements this week regarding players already signed, open tryouts and other upcoming events and promotions.

The Rush will debut at the Stockton Arena this Saturday January 26, 2019 in its Inaugural Home Game. The first 1000 Season Ticket Memberships are being offered at a special price of only $99.

Fans can purchase Season Memberships online at or by emailing for more information regarding single game tickets, group experiences, fundraising opportunities, sponsorship packages and more.