Miguel Mares-Martinez is 18 years old and has been competing with Special Olympics for four years, though this is his first season as a forward on the Rapids SOCO Unified soccer team.
In addition to soccer, the North High School (Denver) student has played football, wrestling and track. In fact, his proudest accomplishment is playing in a varsity football game. He enjoys working as a team and helping others and can’t wait to travel with the Rapids SOCO squad this season.
Mares-Martinez describes himself as a hard worker and a friendly person. His favorite Rapids player of all time is goalkeeper Matt Pickens.