Rio Rapids SC and Striker FC Merge
Rio Rapids Soccer Club (Albuquerque, New Mexico) and Striker FC (Las Cruces, New Mexico) announced in 2012 their merge under the Rio Rapids Soccer Club banner with Las Cruces based teams to be known as Rio Rapids Soccer Club Striker.
|Rio Rapids Striker President/Liaison||Renata Manning-Gbogbo|
|Rio Rapids Striker Director of Coaching||Alex Reyes|
|Rio Rapids Striker Club/Team Representative||Brian Conaway|
|Rio Rapids Striker Club/Team Representative||Chris Carillo|
|Rio Rapids Striker Club/Team Representative||Joe Montoya|
|Rio Rapids Striker Club/Team Representative||Victor Meza|
|Rio Rapids Striker GK Coach||Juan Perez|
Rio Rapids SC Striker had a player selected to play with the U17DA from Colorado Rapids in the Generation Adidas Cup in Dallas over Spring break. Foster Gbogbo played with the team in games against Independiente Medellin, New England Revolution and Portland Timbers. Here is Foster in action Vs Portland Timbers and posing with both the U17 DA team and U12DA team.
Congratulations Foster and Rio rapids Striker SC #oneclub
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2015 Rio Rapids Striker Cup April 10 -12th in the beautiful desert southwest of Las Cruces, New Mexico with great weather and a beautiful backdrop of the Organ Mountains. We offer a chance for great competition from the regional soccer arena of New Mexico, Texas and Arizona. The Rio Rapids Striker Cup is open to all competitive and recreational U6 – U18 teams from USYSA, FIFA, AYSO and US CLUB and provides an ideal venue for teams of all levels. If you have additional questions, please contact Joe or Cheryl Montoya, Tournament Directors, at 575-449-5356 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the link for registration: https://www.gotsport.com/forms/app/?eventid=44679
Rio Rapids SC is excited to announce that seven members of the club have been selected to the 2013-14 Region IV Olympic Development Program (ODP) Pool.
The Rio Rapids SC Players earning this recognition are:
Kate Browning, Rio 99G
Savannah Holmes, Rio 00G Reign
Chris Lovato, Rio 96B Reds (formerly Rio 97B)
Ally Melchor, Rio 00G Reign
Dominique Rivera, Rio 97G Zia
Charles Touche, Rio 99B
Toshiki Yasuda, Rio 98B (formerly Rio SC Striker)
The ODP program is one pathway to the U.S. National Soccer teams. The Region IV ODP pool consists of an elite group of players selected from 13 states in the western U.S.: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. These players were identified and selected based on their outstanding performance at events throughout the year including the Region IV ODP Championships and ODP Regional Camp. Congratulations to each of these players on the hard work they have put in to earn this achievement!
Rio Rapids SC Striker took second at the Copa del mar . Lost championship in a shoot out.