Rita Rivera
Rita Rivera
Title: Head Volleyball Coach
Phone: 215-641-6519
Email: rrivera@mc3.edu

Coach Rivera comes to Montgomery County Community College after serving as an assistant coach with Rosemont College Women's Volleyball team in 2013.

Coach Rivera played Club Volleyball for approximately six years in addition to playing volleyball in middle school and high school. She attended Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School, where she played both softball and volleyball. She was named captain of the Varsity volleyball team and was voted 1st Team All-League.

Coach Rivera continued her volleyball career at Washington College, where she was a Libero/DS (defensive specialist) for four years. Rivera accumulated 684 career digs at Washington College despite missing over half a season in 2012 due to a partially-torn Achilles, and she averaged 3.46 digs per set. Rivera also was among the top 5 in the Centennial Conference for number of aces served, and had the 2nd highest ace percentage at Washington College.

She was also a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, where she served as the Publicity Chair for two years. In addition to this membership, she was a captain of Relay for Life for four years, where she participated in "Locks of Love" and many other fundraisers.

Coach Rivera graduated from Washington College in May of 2013 with a Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry. She currently works as a chemist at Merck.