Nick Bestor serves as RHSC's Executive Director. He began the position Nov. 1, 2018 and provides strategic leadership and manages daily operations of the recreation, academy and select programs.
Nick comes to RHSC with more than 10 years experience in youth developmental soccer and club administration. He has worked with all ages and levels from U5 recreational to U23 men’s teams.
Nick began his soccer career in 2006 as an assistant soccer coach at Denver Academy High School and with the Arvada Soccer Association. He was the Director of Soccer for Camp Wildwood, a premier residential summer camp in Bridgeton, Maine.
He joined Thompson Soccer Association/United Soccer Club in Littleton, Colorado in 2012 as a Technical Director eventually being promoted to Director of Coaching and Player Development. At Thompson Soccer Association/United Soccer Club he was instrumental in strategically doubling the size of the club and implementing a streamlined registration and curriculum. He also led several teams to state league titles. He led the 03 boys team to 5th place in the Southwest Regional Premier League last season. Most recently, Nick was the Director of Coaching and Player Development at North Mississippi Soccer Academy.
In addition to his coaching experience Nick has over a decade of experience working in the youth development field in a variety of settings ranging from alternative youth development programs to serving as a teacher and in administration in traditional schools.
Nick graduated from Western State College of Colorado with a degree in Exercise Sport Science. During his time at Western he also completed all the requirements to earn a minor in the Psychology of Coaching.
In addition to his degree he holds many licenses, qualifications, and diplomas from various coaching education organizations including the USSF, USC, and the Positive Coaching alliance. His highest credential is an Advanced National Diploma from the USC. He is working towards his goal of earning the premier and master coach diploma.