Rio Rapids Northern Coaching Staff
Director of Soccer
Rob has been a longtime coach with Northern Soccer, and now with RRNSC. He has coached in our Development, Academy and Select Programs. His role is to be the link and communication channel between the club, coaches and parents.
Telephone: 505 982 0878 Ext 2
External Director of Coaching
Chris Hurst is from Prudhoe in Northumberland, England and has worked at Rio Rapids since February 2004. During his years with Rio Rapids, Chris was the Youth Academy Director from 2006-2014 and currently is the External Operations Director.
Chris has a USSF B License and a National Youth License.
PROFESSIONAL COACHING STAFF
NORTHERN HIRES PROFESSIONAL COACHES EACH SEASON TO SUPPORT OUR ACADEMY AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
Felipe is from Brazil and has been coaching with Challenger since 2013. From 2013 - 2015 Felipe played professional futsal in Brazil. Felipe enjoys coaching all age ranges and is looking forward to being back in the United States this season and working with Rio Rapids Northern Soccer Club.
Jamie is a native Scotsman and has been playing soccer since he could walk. Jamie played soccer for Cyprus in Greece and Loanhead and Tass thistle in Scotland. After taking a break from playing soccer, Jamie began coaching in 2016. The youngest of five, Jamie enjoys coaching soccer as much as watching it. He looks forward to the soccer season with Rio Rapids Northern Soccer Club.