Alumni

Rio Rapids SC is proud to recognize the many alumni who have gone on to college and future successes in their lives and careers.  This includes an impressive 388 alumni who have played college soccer.

Lists of these alumni can be found here:

Interested in Coaching with Rio Rapids Soccer Club?

Given some thought to becoming a soccer coach? Don’t know where or how to get started? Rio Rapids SC has developed a program just for you! The club created a coach mentoring program in hopes of providing a way for former players and new coaches to gain experience coaching in the club setting. We provide coaching experiences with support and guidance from veteran coaches without having to deal directly with parent issues. For more information please contact Ray Nause, Director of Coaching Education and Development at ray.nause@riorapids.org

Taylor Lytle Plays for Sky Blue FC

Article/Interview with Taylor Lytle (former Rio 89G player) who currently plays professionally for Sky Blue FC. Taylor played for the Rio from U14-U18 (traveling each week from Las Cruces to play))...

Kiva Gresham and her Devotion to Family and Soccer

By Kane McGuire  March 31, 2017 When Kiva Gresham was four years old, people tried to make her switch from playing t-ball with the boys to playing softball with the girls. She refused. So the next year she signed up for soccer instead and in her very first game, she...

35 Schools Represented at Rio Rapids College Fair

Rio Rapids Soccer Club hosted its 3rd College Fair on Tuesday, December 27.  The Fair was a tremendous success as 48 Rio Rapids alumni and coaches who have or are currently playing college soccer attended representing 35 colleges/universities (2016 College Fair...

Rio Rapids Alumni Impact College Soccer Across the Country

Rio Rapids SC is proud to announce that 76 of its alumni (48 women and 28 men) were a part of college soccer programs throughout the country during the Fall of 2016.  Fifteen of these players helped their team reach the national tournament.  James Schneebeck (95's)...

Congrats to Natalie Duboise!

Congrats to former Rio Rapids SC player Natalie Duboise, who was named to a D1 First Team All-Conference team.  Natalie was also named to the Atlantic Sun First Team All-Conference Team. She was also named the conference Student Athlete of the year!...

68 Rio Rapids 2016 Graduates Attending College

Rio Rapids SC is thrilled to announce that 68 of its 2016 high school graduates are attending college this fall.  This includes 47 male and 21 female graduates.  The club is also excited that 23 of these graduates are playing college soccer this fall.  Thirteen women...

Ricardo Zacarias to Club America

The unlikely journey of Ricardo Zacarias to Club America BY NAYIB MORAN - http://www.espnfc.us/mexican-liga-mx/22/blog/post/2875088/the-unlikely-liga-mx-journey-of-ricardo-zacarias-to-club-america MEXICO CITY -- At a nearby coffee shop on a street across from Club...

81 Rio Rapids Alumni Make Their Mark in College Soccer

Rio Rapids SC is proud to announce that 81 of its alumni (50 females and 31 males) were a part of college soccer programs throughout the country during the Fall of 2015.  Sixteen of these players helped their team reach post-season tournaments with Ryan Hunter (97’s)...