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Ruben Rodriguez, Head Men and Womnen's Soccer Coach Image

Started December 7, 2009 as KCKCC's Head Men's Soccer Coach on February 27, 2012 became Head Men and Women's Soccer Coach, prior I was Assistant Men's Soccer Coach since 2007.

Twenty years as a Kansas City Kansas Police Officer, Ruben holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas.

His thirty-seven years of experience as a player prepared him to transition into coaching both Men's Division or Boy's division teams for the past ten years.

Ruben's most priced memory of playing as a young man was his two first place championship wins at the Pike's Peak Invitational Tournament in 1979 and 1980.

As a player Ruben experienced a first place Kansas Division I Men's League Champions, with the Zamora Soccer Club, for 1997, 98 and 99. Also, in 1999 Ruben assisted his team to a first place Kansas State Championship.

He moved into the Assistant coaching position where the team placed 3rd in the Kansas Division I Men's League in 2000 and for the next four years, 2001, 02, 03 and 04 place once again came out on top by placing first in the Kansas Division I Men's League. In 2000, 01, 02 and 03 placed first place in the Kansas State Championship games, advancing to Regional Semi-Finals in 2002 and Regional Championship in 2003.

In 2001 Ruben formed a Zamora Boys team for his son, Eddie, starting with U10 through this year's U18 team. As a coach Ruben has coached his boys team to four League Division first place Championships, a second place finish in the Toyota Heritage Tournament and four first place finishes; 2003 Celtic Cup Tournament, 2004 and 2005 Kansas Governor's Cup Tournaments and 2007 KC Invitational Tournament

CONTACT INFORMATION

Ruben Rodriguez
Men and Women's Head Soccer Coach
913-288-7255