Raul Herrera
Richland College
Raul Herrera

Junior College

Raul Herrera enters his 7th season at Richland College. Raul's duties include working with the goalkeepers, running training sessions and recruiting student athletes. Under Rauls guidance as assistant coach, the Thunderducks won the 2016 NJCAA National Championship. They also placed 3rd at NJCAA National Tournament in 2013 and 2015. Also, in 2014, he helped the Ducks to a NJCAA National Runner-up finish. Raul has helped over 45 students/athletes transfer and play at the next level from NAIA to NCAA Division I, II and III. Including 9 players who went on to play at a NCAA Division I program. Besides working with Richland College, Raul Herrera is one of the academy goalkeeper coaches at FC Dallas. He has trained and helped develop numerous youth national team goalkeepers and has been part of the process of two Academy goalkeepers getting signed to the professional team. Raul Herrera is a native of Richardson, Texas. He graduated from Berkner High School where he was a 4-year starter on the Varsity soccer team. In college, Raul becomes a 3 time College All-American. His first year as an All-American came in 2006 where he was Head Coach Sean Worleys Starting goalkeeper on the team that won the 2006 NJCAA National Championship. He later moved on to play at Midwestern State under Coach Doug Elder where he became a 2-time All-American starter and led the team to the NCAA D2 Final Four appearance in 2010. In 2009 Raul Herrera led the NCAA in all divisions with the lowest goals against in the nation with only 5 goals in 16 games. Raul Herrera currently holds a "D" license from the USSF. He also has a Spanish degree with a minor in Kinesiology from Midwestern State University. He is currently working on his Master's Degree in Sports Administration from Midwestern State University