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 527 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

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Rio alumna, lauren millet receives award

Rio Alumna, Lauren Millet Receives Award

Lauren Milliet, a Rio Rapids 97 Zia - Rio Rapids Durango SC alum and 2015 graduate, recently was the first player ever to reach 50 appearances with Racing Louisville FC. She has been playing professionally in the NWSL (the top women's soccer league in the U.S.) since...

Rio alumnae contributions to the new mexico women’s soccer team

Rio Alumnae Contributions To the New Mexico Women’s Soccer Team

Mercedes Morris, a Rio Rapids 04-03 Girls Academy alum and 2022 graduate, made the most of her college debut at the University of New Mexico on Sunday. She had a pair of assists in UNM's 4-2 win over California State University-Bakersfield. In addition, Mackenna...

Another rio rapids alumnus joins new mexico united!

Another Rio Rapids Alumnus Joins New Mexico United!

A HUGE Congratulations to Armando Munoz Zarate! Armondo played in his earliest days with Rio Rapids Varza. He grew to be a dominant force in midfield as the team got older. Eventually, he joined the Rio Rapids 00/01 team at U14 and U15. He helped the 01s get to...

Rio rapids alumni impact college soccer from hawaii to maine

Rio Rapids Alumni Impact College Soccer from Hawaii to Maine

Rio Rapids SC is proud to announce that 89 of its alumni (48 women and 41 men) were a part of 56 college soccer programs throughout the country during the Fall of 2019.  Twelve of these players were a part of teams that earned trips to the national tournament.  Luca...

Lauren millet wins nwsl championship

Lauren Millet Wins NWSL Championship

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to former Rio 97G Zia player, LAUREN MILLET as she wins the NWSL Championship with North Carolina Courage in her first season as a professional player. Way to Go Lauren!!!!!  

Kiva gresham named rio rapids girls u9-u11 director

Kiva Gresham named Rio Rapids Girls U9-U11 Director

We are pleased to announce the hiring of Kiva Gresham as one of our full time Girls Directors starting August 1st 2018. Kiva, an Albuquerque native and graduate of Highland High School, also played for the Rio 89’s for her U15-18 years (where...

Taylor lytle plays for sky blue fc

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))...