Club Overview

Rio Rapids SC has been serving the Albuquerque and surrounding communities 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 in the Girls Academy, Boys ECNL, USYSA National League and USYSA National League Desert Conference, and locally in the Duke City Soccer League.

The Rio Rapids Soccer Club is part of the Co Rapids Alliance Program. The Co Rapids Alliance was established to create a working relationship between existing youth soccer clubs that will benefit soccer development through shared resources. As a member of the Co Rapids Alliance, our players will have direct access to the Colorado Rapids Development Academy through visible scouting and direct coaching and curriculum ties.

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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.


Rio Rapids Soccer Club provides the community with a model of quality youth development, education, and personal life inspiration through the sport of soccer.


Rio Rapids SC Values:

  • Excellence – Dedicated professionals who role model excellence both on and off the field and training players with the most effective and leading edge techniques.

  • Continuous Learning – Provide education in developing a healthy lifestyle and fitness to support personal, social and academic development.

  • Passion – Instill a lifelong love passion for soccer that affords all players to maximize their potential.

  • Diversity- A holistic development approach encouraging communications with all stakeholders, creating partnerships, and recognizing that individuals will have many different life priorities.

  • Development – Creating an environment that contributes to the mental and physical development to enable individuals to succeed in pursuit of their life goals.