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RAMS STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Baseball - 2007, 2009, 2013

Basketball (Boys) - 2007, 2016
Cheer 
- 2000, 2001, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2019

Cross Country (Boys) - 2013, 2014
Cross Country (Girls) - 2008, 2013
Football - 2014, 2016                     
Golf (Boys) - 2005, 2007
Soccer (Girls) - 2007
Softball - 2003, 2014, 2015, 2019
Volleyball
- 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009

Wrestling - 2003 (Dual Meet), 2003 (Team), 2004 (Dual Meet), 2004 (Team), 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019 

Athletics Office - Summer Hours
May 28 - July 18
7:30am - 3:00pm Monday through Thursdays
The office will be closed from June 20 to July 12 and will reopen on July 15


PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS

ATHLETICS POLICY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
Parents and athletes are required to electronically acknowledge and agree to the athletic policies of RRPS as a prerequisite for participation. Below are policies and agreements that are completed in InfoSnap at the time of school registration.
NMAA Concussion in Sport Fact Sheet (Senate Bill 137)
RRPS Code of Conduct
RRPS Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy
RRPS Concussion Management Protocol
RRPS Athletic Participation Contract

If you have not completed this step in the registration process, please click here to access the RRPS Athletics Policy Acknowledgements.

IN ADDITION, PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORMS AND ONLINE TRAINING AND EMAIL COPIES AND CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION TO SYLVIA GREENBAUM AT SYLVIA.GREENBAUM@RRPS.NET. 
ONCE ALL ITEMS ARE RECEIVED, STUDENTS MUST COME TO THE RRHS ATHLETICS OFFICE TO VERIFY ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY.  UPON VERIFICATION, STUDENTS WILL BE ISSUED PARTICIPATION CLEARANCE (GREEN SLIP). STUDENTS MUST THEN GIVE GREEN SLIPS TO THEIR HEAD COACH TO BEGIN PARTICIPATION.

Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation - Physical & History Form
Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation; Special Needs Athlete - Physical & History
NFHS Student Concussion Course
Drug Testing Consent Form
Medical Insurance Card - Copy front and back


Admission Prices to Athletic Events

Varsity Contests
Adults - $5
Students/Senior Citizens* - $3
*Rio Rancho Public Schools distributes a "Gold Standard" card free of charge to Rio Rancho senior citizens 65 or older.  Gold Standard cards grant senior citizens free admission to all RRPS home athletic events and most fine arts performances including plays, concerts, and choir performances.  To receive a free Gold Standard Card, please click here to fill out the application.

Sub-Varsity Contests*
Adults - $4
Students/Senior Citizens - $2
*Sub-varsity prices are charged when the sub-varsity game is a stand alone event.  If the varsity is playing on the same day and at the same venue, varsity prices will be charged.

Media Links

 Albuquerque Journal
 KRQE Sports
 Rio Rancho Observer
 National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)
NFHS Network
KOAT 7 Sports 
NM Preps 
Life of an Athlete 
New Mexico Activites Association (NMAA) 
Schedule Star 
KOB 4 Sports 
ProView Networks 
MaxPreps
NFHS Learn 


RRHS Athletics Staff Directory

Athletic Director
Vince Metzgar
505-962-9501
vince.metzgar@rrps.net

Athletic Secretary
Sylvia Greenbaum
505-962-9501
Athletic Trainer
T.J. Fails
505-896-5600 x 53505
Baseball
Ron Murphy
505-896-5600 x 53504
Boys Basketball
Wally Salata
505-896-5600 x 53506
Boys Soccer
John Shepard
505-896-5600 x 53171
Boys Tennis
Dave Shambach
716-316-9041
Boys Track 
Sal Gonzales
505-896-5600 x 53567
Cheer
Wendy Lopez
505-896-5600 x 53003
Cross Country
Sal Gonzales
505-896-5600 x 53567
Dance
Courtney Willis
courtney.willis@aps.edu
Football
Dave Howes
505-896-5600 x 53592

Girls Basketball
Scott Peterson
505-896-5600
scott.peterson@rrps.net

Girls Soccer
Uwe Balzis
505-896-5600 x 53190
uwe.balzis@rrps.net 
Girls Tennis
Uwe Balzis
505-896-5600 x 53190uwe.balzis@rrps.net 
Girls Track
Rick Miller
505-263-6608
rmiller_41@msn.com

Golf
Jason Black
505-896-5600 x 53373
jason.black@rrps.net

Softball
Paul Kohman
505-249-0692
paulkohman@aol.com
Swimming
Stacy Salinas
505-938-0363
stacy.salinas@rrps.net
Volleyball
Toby Manzanares
505-896-5600 x 53510
toby.manzanares@rrps.net
Wrestling
Mike Santos
505-896-5600 x 53509
michael.santos@rrps.net
 
 
 
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