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Club Leadership

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Riverside City Football Club is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation run by a Board of Directors from the community. The Board is comprised of five voting Directors, one non-voting President, and five non-voting Advisory Members

RCFC holds monthly board meetings on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM. Players and parents are welcome to attend board meetings. Please contact the board President to confirm the meeting date, time, and location.

Join Us

Interested in serving on the RCFC Board?  We are constantly looking for energetic individuals who can provide time and expertise in support of our children.  Check below for current vacancies on the board and then complete the short online application to let us know you are interested.  All board positions are non-paid volunteer opportunities, however there are club discounts available for players whose parents serve as board members.  Apply today!

Board of Directors

Robert Lennox

President

Role(s)

  • Club Visioning
  • Fundraising
  • Board Chair

Bio

Robert leads the RCFC board with over 20 years of local government experience with cities throughout Southern California. He resides in Riverside, with his wife (Dinah) and two sons, where he was born and raised. Robert is a product of club soccer, having played in Cal South leagues with Club America, Los Gauchos, Arsenal, and Riverside United as a youth before continuing on to play and attend college at UC San Diego. He holds a Bachelors in Ethnic Studies and a Master in Kinesiology/Community Leadership. Robert was a youth US Olympic Development Program (ODP) national team pool player, competing at the international level and has played as an adult in the UPSL, PDL, and PSL semi-pro leagues. His sons (Andre and Xavier) currently play for RCFC’s Boys 07 FC and Boys 2011 Academy teams, which he also manages.


Rick Paiz

Vice President

Role(s)

  • Manager Liaison
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Board Vice Chair

Bio

Rick has 40 years experience as both a player and coach. Additionally, he played in Naples, Italy for four years as a youth. Rick serves as Manager and Asst. Coach for the B05 program. Since 2006, Rick has worked as President of Piedrafina Marble Inc., a National Stone distribution company. He is married with three children and resides in Riverside. He is also involved in leadership currently as a volunteer at Sandals Church and is Manager and Assistant Coach for his son’s B05 team with RCFC.


Greg Cope

Treasurer

Role(s)

  • Finances/Budgeting
  • Club Accountant
  • Accounts Payable

Bio

Greg grew up in Riverside and still calls it home today with his wife and three children. His children currently play for RCFC’s Boys 06, Girls 09, and Boys 10 teams. Greg received his Master of Business Administration degree from California Baptist University in Riverside. He is a CPA and works in Riverside as the Finance Director for a division of a global manufacturing company.


Andrew Villalobos

Secretary/Business Liaison

Role(s)

  • Scheduling, Notices
  • Club Records
  • Business Partnerships

Bio

Andrew  was raised in London and played with several youth Academies like Crystal Palace, West Ham United and Charlton Football Club. He spent his teenage years playing at the highest level in Southern California for teams like Santa Anita Sting and Arsenal of Alta Loma as well as representing Southern California for the Olympic development program. He played college soccer at UC Riverside and continued his career playing with several teams in the German lower divisions. He moved back to Riverside in 2012 and is now a local real estate professional specializing in vintage homes. Andrew lives in the Wood Streets with his wife Sofia.


Aurelio Melendrez

Outreach Director

Role(s)

  • Community Partnerships
  • Fundraising
  • Donor Relations

Bio

coming soon...


Michael Stephenson

Operations Director

Role(s)

  • Club Logistics
  • Information Technology
  • Web Administrator

Bio

A Web Architect/Software Engineer by trade, Michael is happily married and a father of three active kiddos. He grew up playing soccer and baseball and supports his kids on their sports journey with RCFC.  His two boys, Hendrix and Marshall, play for RCFC's 2011 and 2013 teams respectively.  Michael also serves as a manager of one of his son's teams.  

Advisory Members

Kevin Watson

Executive Director

Role(s)

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • College Liaison
  • Marketing & Communications

Bio

Kevin started his youth career playing club soccer with Riverside United before continuing on to Pateadores Soccer Club. He went on to play at the college level with Cal State San Bernardino and captained the California Baptist University Men’s Soccer program for two seasons. He graduated cum laude honors with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. After college he expanded his coaching experience with the Cal Poly Pomona Women’s Soccer program and the Cal State San Bernardino Men’s Soccer program for a total of four years. He has also worked with Matrix Soccer Club as a girls head coach and a boys head coach and director with Pateadores Soccer Club for over a decade. He is a seasoned RUSD teacher for Special Education American Government and Economics at Arlington High School. He also serves as the Head Coach the Arlington High School Boys Varsity Soccer program. He resides in Riverside with his wife, Mallory, and two kids- Benjamin (2012) and Avery (2014).


Amanda McMorris

Registrar

Role(s)

  • League Coordinator
  • Player Registrar

Bio

Amanda McMorris resides in Riverside with her husband, Jordan, and two children- Keelan (2012) & Emmalyn (2015). In 2008, she graduated from Martin Luther King High School where she expanded her education obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Health. She is currently employed as a Health Instructor at Sherman Indian High School in Riverside. Amanda is the Team Manager for the Boys 2012 Academy team. Her experience with youth centered programming since 2008 has driven her passion to support RCFC players in their success.


Amanda Wood-Holley

Promotions Coordinator

Role(s)

  • Tent Sales
  • Fan Store
  • Merchandising

Bio

Amanda was born and raised in Riverside where she played for Riverside United Heatwave. She attended Ramona High School played Varsity Soccer 4 years and was captain for 2 years. She is married to her middle school sweetheart for 17 years and has worked at Kaiser as a medical assistant for 16 years. Her husband Jimmy is a motorcycle mechanic who builds bikes for the Baja races. They have 1 daughter Madison who plays for the girls 2004 team. Amanda is also the manager of the RCFC girls 2004 team and serves as president of the booster club for her daughter.s school. As the RCFC Promotions Coordinator Amanda manages all merchandise operations including the fan store and player uniform assignments.


Vacant Vacant

Academics Coordinator

Role(s)

  • S.T.E.P. Coordinator
  • Academic Support
  • College Outlook

Bio

coming soon...


Vacant Vacant

Facilities Coordinator

Role(s)

  • Field Permitting
  • Venue Scheduling
  • Turf Maint./Striping

Bio

coming soon...

Contact

Riverside City Football Club
Address: 5198 Arlington Avenue, Suite 175
Riverside, CA 92504-2603
Call: (951) 223-1139
Email: info@riversidecityfc.com