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Ram LogoRAMS 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 

CORONAVIRUS ATHLETIC UPDATE - MARCH 27, 2020 11:51 AM
Today, March 27th, in collaboration with the Governor’s Office and the New Mexico Department of Health, the New Mexico Department of Public Education (NMPED) announced that the mandatory school closure has been extended to now include the remainder of this school year (2019-2020 School Year), which was set to end on May 20. This new announcement means that your students will not return to their classrooms for the current school year.  Information regarding on how this decision relates to athletic programs will be forthcoming from the New Mexico Activities Association by early next week.  Stay tuned.

Click here for a message from Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).

Click here for the latest New Mexico Activities Association's (NMAA) press release issued on March 13 regarding State Spirit and Spring Sports and Activities.  

Effective immediately, Rio Rancho Public Schools will observe a 3-week athletic moratorium to include games, meets, practices, banquets, fundraisers, meetings, Facility Use Agreements, etc.  
All team practices are canceled effective immediately.  On April 6th at the conclusion of the 3-week moratorium, RRPS will review the remainder of the spring sports calendar to determine further action.

For the latest and most up-to-date athletic information, please check back here often.  Thank you

WORKOUT OF THE DAY
Click Here for the workout of the day (March 19)
Click Here for the workout of the day (March 20)
Click Here for Six Minute Abs Workout (March 21)
Click Here for the workout of the day (March 23)
Click Here for the workout of the day (March 25)
Click Here for the workout of the day (March 27)

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING CORNER - by Gerry Pannoni (RRHS Strength and Conditioning Coordinator)
Click Here for Body Weight Workout 
Click Here for Flexibility Program
Click Here for Jump Rope Program


ATHLETICS OFFICE HOURS
CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
For the 2020-21 school year all documents must be dated after April 1st.

ATHLETICS POLICY ACKNOWLEDGMENT
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. Please do not print or submit these documents to the school.

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 Acknowledgments. 

IN ADDITION, PLEASE CLICK ON AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORMS AND ONLINE TRAINING AND EMAIL COPIES AND CONCUSSION CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION TO THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT, AT rrhsphysicals@rrps.net. PLEASE ATTACH ALL DOCUMENTS TO 1 (ONE) EMAIL.  DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN MULTIPLE OR SEPARATE EMAILS. 

Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation - Physical & History Form

Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation; Special Needs Athlete - Physical & History

NFHS Student Concussion Course - Select NM and create an account 

Drug Testing Consent Form

NMAA New Consent to Treat Form

Medical Insurance Card - Copy front and back

ONCE ALL ITEMS ARE RECEIVED AND ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY IS VERIFIED, STUDENTS WILL BE CLEARED TO PARTICIPATE AND THE COACH NOTIFIED.  GREEN SLIPS WILL NO LONGER BE ISSUED.


ATHLETIC EVENT PRICING
ATTENTION: RRPS Public Schools will no longer accept $50 and $100 bills at athletic events. 

VARSITY CONTESTS
Adults - $5.00
Students/Senior Citizens - $3.00*

ALL SUB-VARSITY CONTESTS**
Adults - 
$4.00
Students/Senior Citizens - $2.00*

*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 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.

 


RRHS ATHLETICS STAFF DIRECTORY

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

Athletic Secretary
Debbie Garcia
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
Tom Gutierrez
505-892-7222
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
505-896-5600 x 53149
Football
Gerry Pannoni
505-896-5600 x 53592
gerard.pannoni@rrps.net

Girls Basketball
Scott Peterson
505-896-5600 x 53511
scott.peterson@rrps.net

Girls Soccer
Uwe Balzis
505-896-5600 x 53556
uwe.balzis@rrps.net 
Girls Tennis
Uwe Balzis
505-896-5600 x 53556
uwe.balzis@rrps.net 
Girls Track
Nate Pino
505-896-5600 X 53133
nate.pino@rrps.net

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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