Coach Josh Rivas will enter his fourth season as coach for both the UHD men’s & women’s soccer club teams in fall 2010. He has an extensive coaching background. Josh has served as a coach for the Houstonians Futbol Club youth teams since 1995 where his teams have competed in state, regional, and national tournaments and have won numerous titles. He also coaches for the Houston Dynamo Youth Academy where he coached teams in international tournaments in 2008 in El Salvador to play FESA Academy and Guadalajara, Mexico to play fabled club Chivas. Josh also serves as a team coordinator for the Houston Dynamo soccer team.
Josh also served as an Olympic Development Program state scout. Many of the athletes that he has coached have gone on to compete and win at the next levels of competition.
Josh played for Stephen F. Austin High school as the team’s left outside midfielder. You can contact Coach Josh Rivas at: Josh_Rivas@emtl.com
Steven F. Austin High School Houston, Texas, Varsity Soccer Team 1989-1990
Coach, Houstonians Futbol Club 1995-2008
State Scout, Olympic Development Program 2005-2006
Team coordinator, Houston Dynamo 2006-Present
Coach, Houston Dynamo Youth Academy 2006-Present
Head Coach, UHD men’s and women’s club teams 2007-Present