News & Announcements

  • Additional Player Opportunities!
    Initial tryouts have concluded for all age groups with the exception of the 05 Boys, 03 Boys, 02 Boys, 00 Boys, 01 Girls and 99 Girls age groups.

    Players who are interested in player opportunities in the listed age groups, please contact the coaches listed below:

    Age Group Contact Email
    05 Boys Steve Elizalde
    512.825.3156 mobile
    03 Boys Dan Busch
    512.626.7434 mobile
    02 Boys Dan Busch
    512.626.7134 mobile
    00 Boys Steve Elizalde
    512.825.3156 mobile
    03/02/01 Girls Caren Benouis
    Jimmy Stanton
    512.426.2640 mobile
    512.635.6110 mobile
    00/99 Girls Jimmy Stanton
    512.635.6110 mobile

    There will be a POE on Monday, 6/5 for interested 03 and 02 Boys

    TIME: 5:30-7PM
    LOCATION: St. Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Rd.
    Click here for a map to the Location: MAP
    Posted Jun 3, 2017, 9:02 AM by RCR Webmaster
  • RCR Academy Information/Observation Nights- Mon May 22 and Wed May 24
    Players and Parents who would like to learn more about the River City Rangers Youth Academy Program for 2017-18 are encouraged to come out and join us for open Academy training sessions on Monday May 22nd and Wednesday May 24th from 5:30-7PM at our St. Louis Catholic Church practice location.
    These training sessions are open to ALL boys and girls Youth Academy age players – U7, U8, U9, and U10  age groups for 2017-18  (players born in 2009, 2008, 2010 and 2011).
    Players should come dressed to play complete with shin guards and bring water and a size 4 soccer ball.
    Rangers Academy coaches will be available to answer questions following the training sessions.
    Monday, May 22nd  5:30-7PM
    Wednesday, May 24th  5:30-7PM
    Training sessions will be held at the Rangers’ St. Louis Catholic Church practice location, 7601 Burnet Rd. Austin

    Map for parking:
    We look forward to seeing you there!
    Posted May 21, 2017, 9:32 PM by RCR Webmaster
  • River City Rangers U11-U19 Select Tryouts for 2017-2018
    ONLINE Registration for U11-U19 Boys and Girls Select Soccer Tryouts for 2017-18 Teams is NOW OPEN!

    The Rangers will be holding open tryouts for U11-U19 teams for the 2017-18 season starting with the 2007’s (U11 for the 2017-18 season) tryouts on May 15th, 16th and 17th.   Tryouts for older players (2006’s-1999’s) will be held at the end of the month on May 30th, 31st and June 1st.

    Tryouts are open to all interested players.  To play on a Rangers Select team, players must attend tryouts.  We recommend that players attend as many nights of tryouts as possible.  All interested players must register online prior to tryouts.  Tryout registration is free.

    If you are new to RCR, we would like to invite you to train with a team in your age group prior to tryouts.   If you are interested in training with a Rangers team prior to tryouts, please send email with player's name, date of birth and playing experience to  and you will be connected with a coach in the appropriate age group.

    May 15th, 16th and 17th, 6:00-7:15PM
    Birth year 2007 Boys and Girls (U11 age group  for 2017-18):
    St. Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Rd, Austin
    Players born in 2007

    May 30th , May 31st  and June 1st 
    Birth years 2006-1999 Boys and Girls (U12-U19 age groups for 2017-18):
    St. Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Rd, Austin
    Players born in 2006 and 2005
    Players born in 2004 and 2003
    Players born in 2002, 2001, 2000 and 1999

    If you have any questions, please contact RCR Admin Caren Benouis at OR 512.426.2640 mobile
    Posted May 6, 2017, 2:29 AM by RCR Webmaster
  • River City Rangers - 2017 Summer Soccer Camp
    Who, When, Where, and How Much?
    The Rangers Day Camp is designed to benefit all recreational and select players, aged 5–14 (U6–U15). Four camp sessions will be offered, each lasting five days:
    Week A: June 12-16
    Week B: June 26 - 30
    Week C: July 10 -14
    Week D: July 24 -28
    All sessions will be conducted by River City Rangers coaches and will follow the same curriculum, adapted for the ages and skill levels of the participants. All sessions will be held at St. Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757.
    Daily Schedule -- 8:30AM-11:30AM 
    Cost per Week -- $150
    This camp will develop each player’s ability to
    *   Strike, trap, and pass the ball with power and precision;
    *   Use correct technique under pressure;
    *   Play with confidence in a variety of game situations;
    *   Form good habits for the prevention of injuries
    *   Proper warm ups and conditioning exercises
    *   Act responsibly, displaying leadership, civility, and good sportsmanship.
    A different set of skills will be emphasized on each day of the week:
    Monday: Dribbling and turns, 1v1 attacking/defending
    Tuesday: Passing and receiving
    Wednesday: Shooting and striking
    Thursday: Goalkeeping
    Friday: General review, small-sided games
    Age Group Training Emphases

    U5–U6: For the youngest players, having fun will be the primary emphasis. A variety of games and exercises will develop basic soccer skills.
    U7–U10: For more experienced recreational players, training will include both games and technical drills, creating an environment that is fun but challenging.
    U11–U15: More advanced skills will be taught via increasingly complex drills and field situations. Training will include techniques and tactics, working toward a more mature understanding of the game.

    Every player will receive a River City Rangers Summer Camp training shirt and a soccer ball.

    Every player will be checked in and out of camp every day by River City Rangers coaches or administrators. Coaches will try to honor requests to keep specific players together, while also striving to form activity groups that provide the right amount of challenge for each player.

    For more information about the River City Rangers Summer Soccer Camp, please contact Jimmy Stanton (; 512-635-6110) or visit our website:

    Full flyer available here: View Download
    Posted Mar 22, 2017, 10:20 AM by RCR Webmaster
  • Outstanding Balances: How to clear them (and your conscience!)
    If you have not yet paid your 2016-2017 fees, there is still time!  if you don't have access to your old invoices in email, please email Margaret ( and she will email your total amount remaining due, or call Caren Benouis directly at (512) 426-2640 to make your payment.
    The River City Rangers are able to provide a cost-effective, high level of soccer coaching and play for our players because of our strong community of players, parents, and coaches.  We keep the costs of playing to a bare minimum, but in order to do so, we need the help of all parents in settling the the 2016-17 fees due.
    Help keep us  #RCRStrong !
    Posted Mar 4, 2017, 8:51 AM by RCR Webmaster
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Soccer Stuff

    A goal cannot be scored directly from a throw-in:
    - if the ball enters the opponent's goal directly from a throw-in, the referee shall award a goal kick
    - if the ball enters the thrower's own goal directly from a throw-in, the referee shall award a corner kick
    Posted Jan 15, 2015, 8:14 AM by RCR Webmaster
  • What's the rule?
    No offside penalty on a:
    - a throw-in
    - a corner kick
    - a goal kick
    Posted Jan 8, 2015, 8:49 PM by RCR Webmaster
  • Well, well, well...
    Did you know that water from the well that the Rangers installed at St. Louis has been a crucial element in the church's ability to provide fresh produce to their food pantry clients?  Here is a link the Facebook page.  <Link>
    Go Rangers!
    Posted Nov 3, 2014, 9:21 AM by RCR Webmaster
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The River City Rangers 99 Girls team coached by Darrell Best finished THIRD at the President's Cup State Championships!  Congratulations to the girls for their hard work and winning season.

Good work RCR 99G!

Field Status

 Field      Status
 QUARRY ATRIUM  (See NASA website)  
 RANGERS SP  (See NASA website)
 ST. FRANCIS (See NASA website)  
 35th Street
 Cook Elementary  (See NASA website)  
 Lucy Read  (See NASA website)  

Updated May 12, 2017

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