Board of Directors

Robert Lennox
Board President

Robert joins RCFC with nearly 19 years of local government experience with cities throughout Southern California. He and his family reside in Riverside 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 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 currently play for RCFC’s B07 and Junior Academy sides.

Rick Paiz
Board Vice-President

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.

Kevin Watson
Board Director of Coaching

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 the past 12 years. He is in his seventh year of teaching as a Special Education American Government and Economics Teacher at Arlington High School. He also serves as head coach the Arlington High School Boys Varsity Soccer program. He resides in Riverside with his wife, Mallory, and two kids- Benjamin (5-years old) and Avery (3-years old).

Alma Partita
Board Operations Manager

Alma has been involved with club soccer since 2012. She has managed her son’s B06 team since the U8 age. Additionally, Alma has 15 years of working with the LA County Courts system. Alma resides in Corona with her beautiful family. Her husband of 24 years is a Sergeant for the Los Angeles County. Her oldest daughter is a Senior at CSU Long Beach. Her younger sons each play with RCFC at the 05 and 06 age groups. Alma serves as RCFC’s Treasurer and Events/Operations Manager.

Andrew Villalobos
Honorary Board Member

Andrew Villalobos 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.

Honorary Board Member

Bio coming soon.