Fall Youth Academy Open for Registration

Registration for Fall Now Open!

September 14th - NM United Rio Rapids SC Night!

Rio Rapids Night at Upcoming New Mexico United Game vs. Colorado Springs Switchbacks on September 14th @7:30 pm – Coordinate with your team to buy a block of tickets to sit together.

Rio Rapids 05Gs Accepted into USYS National League Again!

Congratulations to the Rio Rapids 05 Girls who have again been accepted to play in the US Youth Soccer National League 2019-2020.

Simon Rothman NMYSA 2019 Competitive Girls Coach of the Year!

Congratulations to Rio Rapids Director Simon Rothman for being the 2019 Competitive Girls Coach of the year from NMYSA.

Way to go Simon!

Brendan Baird ECNL Mountain Player of the Year

Player of the Year: Boys ECNL U15 – Brendan Baird

Players from Rio Rapids on Mountain All-Conference Teams

U15s – Brendon Baird, Yahir Jimenez

U16s – Dylan Castillo, Marcus Garcia

U17s – Josh Barros. Jose Martinez

U18/19s – Ryan Watson, Elias Reyes

Rio Rapids Fan Gear

Support your players and team with official Rio Rapids Gear!

Mission

To create and maintain an environment for youth soccer players from diverse backgrounds that encourages and inspires them to reach their full potential both on and off the field.

Benefits of Rio Rapids SC Youth Soccer.

What makes Rio Rapids Soccer Club the premier soccer organization in the state:

Education

Rio Rapids SC is a premier soccer teaching club stressing individual development as equal as team success.

Organization

With knowledgeable staff and the support of the CO Rapids professional team front office, organization at its finest.

Beginner to Advanced

All levels of play are welcome at Rio Rapids SC. We truly focus on the “Home for Every Player” mentality.

Communication

Rio Rapids SC focuses on quality communication and valuable information for parents and players to act on.

Elite Options

We offer the most advanced levels of play in New Mexico, providing opportunities from beginner to elite.

Professional Curriculum

We provide a professional teaching curriculum that extends from the professional team down to three-years-old.

Latest News

Coaches/Managers Share Your Story!

Does your team have a community event coming up? Did they recently win a big tournament they were in? Or do anything else relevant that the rest of the club should know about? We would love to share your team’s story with the rest of Rio Rapids and our community. If you have a story you feel would be great to share with the club please send photos and all information to your Director and they will send on.  Questions? Contact  Margie Espe   Download the RRSC Social Media Procedures   

When you send photos please include the following:

  • Who: Please Hashtag with #RIORAPIDSSC and your #RioTeamNameYearB/G (i.e. RioFire04G).  This is a very important historical resource for your team.  Make sure your team parents/managers are tagging BOTH to all their posts.  Consider the following: #oneclub #rapidson3
  • What: What Happened?
  • Where/When:  City/State & Date of the Event
  • Why:  Why is it Relevant or Newsworthy? Placement in a Tournament?  Achievement? Community Service?
  • Media: Keep things Visual!  People process and engage more with pictures and visual content.
    Videos YouTube  or Vimeo Photos (
    1000 pixels or more, wide or high at 72dpi)

Club Overview

Rio Rapids SC has been serving the Albuquerque and surrounding communities for since 2001. New Mexico’s premier youth soccer club fielding boys and girls players 4 through 19 years old. Rio Rapids Soccer Club is a Non-Profit Soccer Club whose teams participate regionally in the Region IV Desert Premier Regional League, and locally in the Duke City Soccer League. Rio Rapids SC are members of the New Mexico Youth Soccer Association.

“Let Us Play” Initiative

Our Club aims to enable each player to fulfill his or her potential on and off the field. Players, parents, and coaches should feel confident that key areas of development—technical, tactical, academic, personal and social—are the primary concerns.

Rio Rapids Soccer Club

New Mexico’s premier youth soccer club fielding boys & girls teams U5 – U19. Teams participate regionally in NPL & WCDA, locally in Duke City & NW Rio Grande Leagues – members of NMYSA. Rio Rapids SC also offers outstanding youth development.

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