Vincent Kwarula is the Assistant Athletic Director and Boys Varsity Soccer coach at Rippowam Cisqua School. Vincent has coached soccer for the last 20 years at the college, high school, and youth club level. Outside of RCS, Vincent is the co-director of the Bedford Youth Soccer Club and a coach at the Castleford Youth Soccer Club.
A native of Kenya, Vincent began playing soccer when he was just two years old. After high school, he was selected to play for the Kenya Breweries and went on to join the Kenya national team. He played for the Kenya national team for eight years and was at one point Captain of both the Kenya Breweries and the Kenya national team. His career includes World Cup appearances in 1994 and 1998 with the Kenya national team.
Vincent immigrated to the United States twenty years ago to pursue his education. He received a scholarship from Lindsey Wilson College in Kentucky where he won two NAIA Championships and was nominated for the 1999 All-American team. Vincent transferred to Southern Connecticut State University in his junior year and made the NCAA Div II All-American team in 2001. He was selected the Defensive Player of the Year for the Northeast Division. Vincent has an NCAA B licence and Kenya Football Federation B license and is certified with both the Westchester Soccer Referee Organization (WSRO) and the Westchester - Putnam Approved Soccer Official Association (WPASOA).
Off the soccer field, Vincent is devoted to improving the lives of young people in his native Kenya. He is the president of the Kwarula Society for Kenya Education (KSKE). KSKE was founded to advance children’s education in Kenya by raising money to pay for school fees, books, uniforms, and improved facilities. KSKE has successfully drilled a well in Kenya that provides both clean water and the access to electricity.