Club Directors

Rio Rapids SC Board of Directors

PresidentGreg 'Woody'
Vice PresidentDoug
Parent Player LiaisonDoug
Board MemberSarah Pirio
Board MemberAl
Board MemberArt
Board MemberAnna
Board MemberSebhat

HR/Financial Committee

Greg 'Woody'

Steering Committee

Greg 'Woody'
Jason moran

Jason Moran

Executive Director

Jason Moran is the Executive Director of Rio Rapids Soccer Club. Jason runs the business side of the club, as well as coaching teams, and working on club development. Jason was born in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, but spent most of his childhood in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Jason has loved soccer since he was a young child, and feels fortunate to have been able to forge a career in it. He is passionate about working with youth, and watching how soccer helps kids develop life skills that stay with them long beyond their years on the field. He enjoys getting calls and emails from kids he’s coached through the years and hearing about their achievements.

Jason received his B.S. in Biology and his M.A. in Sports Administration both from UNM. Jason has an extensive coaching background from Club soccer to college soccer, and has worked at the State and Regional levels in US youth soccer organizations (NMYSA, South Texas YSA and ODP in Region III & IV). Some of Jason Soccer Licensure include USSF “A” and the NSCAA Premier coaching license. When Jason’s not on the field, you can find him spending time with his wife and daughters, fly fishing, or mountain biking. He also enjoys following the Miami Dolphins, Arsenal football club, and the US National teams.

Greg "woody" woodhouse

Greg "Woody" Woodhouse


Greg “Woody” Woodhouse has been involved as a coach and administrator in youth soccer for 27 years.
Woody holds a USSF C license and has been a member of the Rio board since 2001. He has served as Secretary, Uniform coordinator and was named President in 2007. He has been part of the Rio family since 1995 when he brought his U10G team to join Rio Grande Soccer Club. He has coached all levels of teams U-7 / U-8 to U-18, both Girls and Boys teams. One of his career highlights was a touring England with his duaghter’s U17 team. The team played a semi-pro team from near London, Liverpool’s U-16G and Manchester City’s U-16G. The team also trained at the Liverpool training grounds with coaches from the Liverpool academy, and attended a game at Etihad Stadium.

All of the 4 Woodhouse kids are or have been members of the Rio Soccer family.

Outside of soccer, he and his wife Sonya own a company that designs and manufactures optical components for laser, imaging, semi-conductor and other applications. OptiSource, LLC serves R&D as well as production quantity needs for companies or research facilities in Asia, Europe, Canada, and the US.

Having never played soccer in his youth, Woody and his family have come to love the sport and are avid fans of Arsenal FC.

Open position

Open Position

Vice President

Open position

Open Position


Cathy thomas

Cathy Thomas


Cathy Thomas is the Registrar for Rio Rapids Soccer Club.  Cathy works for a local industrial tools and compressor supplier as an accounting clerk.  Cathy is a native New Mexican.  Cathy has loved soccer since she was a young child playing the sport.  Cathy has been involved with teams throughout the past several years for her three children’s club team as team manager or as the President of the Booster Clubs for both the boys and girls high school teams.

Cathy received her associates degree in secretarial studies and is currently working towards a liberal arts degree.  Cathy enjoys watch games, either her own kids or professional games.  If she’s not watching games, she enjoys spending time with her family or reading.  Cathy enjoys following the US National teams.