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Meet The Coach


Victor Rivera

VR Baseball Academy (VRBA)

President and Head Coach

Coach Rivera's goal is to spark the same passion he has for baseball, in his players through his program. Victor Rivera is originally from Salinas, Puerto Rico where he graduated from Interamerican University with a Bachelor degree in Physical Education. As a student athlete, Coach Rivera pitched at Texarkana College and played in the 2001 Junior College World Series in Grand Junction Colorado. He also pitched for Southern Arkansas University. Victor is also a graduate from Sports Management World Wide as a Baseball General Manager and Scouting. Victor Rivera played semi-professional baseball in Puerto Rico.


Victor started his coaching career in 2006 at Jarvis Christian College in Texas and went on to be named the Head Coach at Next Level America Academy in Puerto Rico prior to joining the Montverde Academy community in 2009. At Montverde, Coach Rivera has helped over 30 players achieve college scholarships. He had the pleasure of coaching a very successful group of players including Francisco Lindor First Round in the MLB Draft 2011, MLB player and All-Star with the Cleveland Indians, Alexis Rivera, Angel Alicea and Gabriel Garcia MLB draft picks.


Victor Rivera is now entering his 9th year at Montverde Academy as a Physical Education instructor in the Lower and Middle School Divisions.  He was an Assistant Baseball Coach since 2009 and in  2016-2017 he had the opportunity to be the Montverde Academy Head Baseball Coach. Baseball opened many doors for Victor as a player and coach. Now he is pursuing his dream of providing a secure program where players can develop the skills needed to perform at a high level.  


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