STAFF & BOARD MEMBERS
Staff (from left to right): Elva Gurule (Administrative Director and Registrar), Rob Rittmeyer (Director of Soccer), Marco Ortiz (Operations Director) and (Dianna Fernandez (Administrative Assistant)
Rio Rapids Northern - Staff
The Rio Rapids Northern's Staff is here to provide all our players, members and coaches with the best possible service and to run the day to day administration of the club efficiently. Dianna Fernandez is our Administrative Assistant. Born in Mexico she is a graduate of Santa Fe High and Santa Fe Community College graduating as a dental assistant. She is currently studying music at the Community College - and plays the violin for Mariachi Buenaventura - an all-female Mariarchi group.
Our Administrative Director and Registrar is Elva Gurule. Elva is the proud business owner of Dulce Vita Skincare in Santa Fe, NM. She possesses a deep passion for providing motivational, healthy and positive activities for our youth in Santa Fe. Elva oversees all the program registrations and scholarship approval as well as general inquiries. Elva is bi-lingual!
Rob Rittmeyer is our Director of Soccer. As a longtime coach in the club, he has coached at the Development, Academy and Select level and understands all the challenges the coaches face. Rob's role is to be THE guy to go to about soccer questions. He will bring the 'outside-in' - organizing coaching programs and other soccer-related initiatives. He will also be the communication channel between the club, the coaches and the parents - to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our young players as they develop their soccer skills. Rob is currently working towards his D coaching license.
Our Operations Director is Marco Ortiz. Grew up playing with Northern Soccer Club and he continues to participate with the club as an adult. After playing collegiate club soccer and adult club soccer, Marco returned to Santa Fe and Northern Soccer. Marco manages the Development Program and coaches Select teams with Rio Rapids Northern Soccer Club.
To contact any of our staff:
Dianna Fernandez email@example.com Tel: 505.982.0878 Ext 1 - Direct: 505.510.0181
Elva Gurule firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 505.982.0878 Ext 2 - Direct: 505.510.0197
Rob Rittmeyer email@example.com Tel: 505.982.0878 Ext 3 - Direct: 505.510.0190
Marco Ortiz firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 505.982.0878 Ext. 5 - Direct: 505.510.0199
Board of Directors
Honorary Board Member