Rapids Republic was founded in 2018 with the goal of providing detailed and comprehensive coverage on all things Rapids: from the academy to the senior team.
Joseph Samelson is a soccer fanatic, enthusiast, and writer living in Boulder, Colorado. Prior to moving to Colorado, he played at various levels of youth and collegiate recreational soccer as a right midfielder in the Deep South. Joseph currently holds an F-level Coaching License issued by the U.S. Soccer Federation.
When he’s not authoring the freshest takes about the beautiful game in the Centennial State, Joseph spends his time as a legal assistant in downtown Denver.