An instrumental part of the KCKCC soccer program since 2007, Ruben Rodriguez is in his fourth season as head men’s soccer coach and second season as head of the women’s program he started in 2012. Rodriguez has 38 years of experience as a player and coach, working with club, men’s and college teams. He also has more than a dozen years of coaching youth club teams. In 2001, he formed a Zamora Boys teams that won four league championships and four major tournaments. He joined the KCKCC soccer staff as an assistant midway through the 2007 season and was elevated to head coach in 2010. Rodriguez holds a BA degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology from Washburn University and a NSCAA Advance Regional diploma. A 20-year officer with the KCKCC Police Department, Rodriguez remains as a reserve officer.