Congratulations to Alek Olivas for being selected as the North Texas State Soccer Association Young Male Referee of the Year. Alek Olivas has been a referee for Amarillo Soccer Association going on five years and handles his business on and off the field in a professional manner. Whenever someone asks Alek for help, he doesn’t hesitate. He is always willing to lend a hand. Alek is a go-to referee for younger kids just starting, or new referees who need some help understanding how to call a quality game. Alek has knowledge of the game that is beyond his years and is not afraid to share the knowledge with anyone that needs it. Alek plays for the High Plains Drifters 2000 boys.
Congratulations to former HPD coach Omar Morales on his new position with the Houston Dash
Congratulations to the 2017 High Plains Drifters Hall of Fame inductees. Debbie Briseno, Natalie Lewis,Drew Rowell, and Brad Williamson. Hall of Fame page, HERE.
Congratulations to Bobby Carlton III on his recent signing to Adams State University in Alamosa Colorado. Bobby has been involved with the High Plains Drifters for many seasons, and is a midfielder for the Amarillo High School Sandies. Bobby is the third Drifters player to sign to play college soccer, and the Club is very proud to have had Bobby be a part of the Club. Congratulations and best of luck on your future endeavors.
Congratulations to Chance Judkins and Jake Rudder on their recent college signings. The High Plains Drifters are extremely proud of these young men and wish them nothing but success in their future endeavors.
Chance plays goalkeeper for Amarillo High School and has signed to McPherson College, in McPherson Kansas.
Jake plays fullback for Amarillo High School and has signed to Eastern New Mexico University, in Portales New Mexico.
Best wishes from everyone at the High Plains Drifters Soccer Club.
A big thank you to John Pascarella from the High Plains Drifter Soccer Club for educating our club and local high school coaches. Coach Pascarella is currently an assistant coach for Sporting KC of Major League Soccer. Coach Pascarella joined Kansas City’s technical staff in 2009 and was a goalkeeper and fitness coach until 2011, when he became an assistant.
The High Plains Drifters Soccer Club has updated the Policies and Procedures. We ask that players and parents please review them under the Club Info menu at Policies & Procedures.
“A big thanks to Randy Waldrum, Head Women’s Coach of the Houston Dash, NWSL newest expansion franchise, for coming to Amarillo and spending the day educating our coaches. We greatly appreciate your time and dedication to help this sport grow. “
The High Plains Drifters