Rick Solis

Inducted in 2022                                                                                                                                                  Rick Solis began his youth playing career coached by his Dad Minuto and under the encouraging eye of his mother Carmen
Solis earned All District honors as a Shortstop in 1997 and 1998 at Ysleta High School Earned First Team All-Conference Shortstop honors playing for El Paso Community College in 1999 and 2000
Named El Paso Community College Team MVP in 1999 and 2000
Selected to play in the Texas-NM Junior College All Star game in 1999
Solis was a Pre-Season Collegiate Baseball All American in 2000
Selected by the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame as the College Player of the Year in 1999 and 2000
Solis earned All-Conference honors in 2001 and 2002 at Northwestern State University helping lead the school to back to back Conference Championships
He was selected to play in the prestigious Cape Cod Summer Collegiate League with the Harwich Mariners in 2001
Solis signed as a Free Agent with the Los Angeles Dodgers and played on the Pioneer League Champion Great Falls team
Rick Solis completed his college degree and started coaching in 2006
He was hired as the Head Baseball Coach for Riverside High School in 2017
In 5 seasons, he has led the Rangers to 3 playoff appearances, 2 District Championships and an appearance in the Texas High School Baseball Sweet 16 Round of Playoff in 2021 He earned High School Coach of the Year honors from both the El Paso Times and the El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame in 2021
Solis was named El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame High School Co-Coach of the Year in 2022
Solis comes from a strong baseball family and has 2 brothers Rene who is the Head Baseball Coach at Ysleta High School and Roberto
He is Blessed to share his life journey with his wife Clarissa and children Alyssa, Jaqueline, Charlotte and Ricardo IV