JV Head Coach Eric Ruppert

Past Teams
Blacksburg JV

Eric has been coaching on various levels for the past 19 years. He has coached both club and recreational soccer at NRUSA, club soccer at GC United, and has been the varsity girls head coach at Giles High School for the past 5 years. He has worked with boys and girls from the Kindergarten level all the way up to U18 during those seasons. He also served as the recreation commissioner for 3 season at NRUSA. He acquired a record of 32 wins 36 losses and 4 draws in those 5 years at Giles and is the current record holder for wins at the school. Under his supervision, Giles accomplished many firsts. They won their first district game, their first district tournament game, their first regional tournament game and made a regional semifinal appearance.

Eric has been a teacher for 15 years and has taught grades 5-8. He is currently teaching 5th graders at Eastern Elementary School in Giles County.