Trinity College of Florida Athletic Director, Al Depoutot, announced January 8th, 2020 the appointment of Robert Rivers III as Head Coach for the Trinity College of Florida Men's Soccer Program. 

 Robert Rivers III has over 10 years of experience coaching, including 2 seasons operating as Assistant Coach during the start of the Men's Soccer Program at Trinity College of Florida, coaching at the club level in the Tampa Bay Area, and starting up a soccer academy. 

 Rivers graduated from Southeastern University in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Communications and Minor in Religion. He was a member of the 2006 National Championship  Soccer Team at Southeastern University where he earned SEU player of the year, All American, and All Conference awards. He also played local semiprofessional soccer for Clearwater Galactics, Orlando Ajax, St. Pete Aztecs, and Tampa Marauders. He is married with 3 kids and looks to provide opportunity for soccer players who Represent Jesus Christ at the same time. 


Trinity College of Florida Men’s Soccer Head Coach Robert Rivers III has made an addition to his recruiting staff, hiring on a Volunteer Recruiting Coach Deibys Lopez. 

Trinity College of Florida alumus, Deibys Lopez played for Trinity College from 2014-2018.  During his time at Trinity College he was named 1st Team All-Region and 2nd Team All-American.  He was also a stand-out during his club career at FC Tampa, Town N Country. 

 “I am excited about having him help grow the program.  His ability to speak with potential players and his love for Jesus is amazing and a gift,” Coach Rivers said. “He has been working with teams in the Tampa Bay community and has a good reputation of keeping his players accountable.”

“I look forward to growing the program and helping student athletes achieve success” said Deibys. 

Recruiting for the 2020 fall season has begun and Coach Rivers is recruiting nationwide for players that best fit the culture of the college and the soccer program. 

Our soccer program competes in the NCCAA DII.  Consider joining our men's soccer program next season!  Contact Coach Rob Rivers for more information.  robert.riversiii@trinitycollege.edu

2016-2017 Awards:

Deibys Lopez - First Team All-Region, Second Team All-American