Otero Junior College
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OJC Men's Soccer

Overall Record:
60 wins, 15 loses, & 6 ties

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Mario Matute

OJC Men’s Soccer signs Mario Matute!

OJC Men’s Soccer signs Mario Matute, a defender from Concord, California. “We are very excited to bring Mario in. His foot skills and versatility make him a great addition,” said Head Coach Mike Bielski. Mario is expected to make a big impact next year.

R Ceja All American

Ramiro Ceja All American!

Ramiro Ceja received the award of All-American for the 2013 season from both the NJCAA and NSCAA. Ramiro is the second men's soccer player to win this prestigious award. Please see our Facebook page for more details and links.


OJC Soccer Currently Ranked 19th in the Nation by the NSCAA & the NJCAA!

The Otero Junior College Men’s Soccer program has established a tradition of success over the course of its participation in the competitive Region IX of the NJCAA. With an all-time record of 60-15-6, the Rattlers have an exciting and energetic style of play that results in action packed games. There is always a great atmosphere when playing in their home stadium in front of a student and community filled crowd. Players that are a part of the OJC soccer program have a determination to continue building the tradition of success here. Otero Junior college puts student athletes in an environment to succeed in the classroom and on the field. We are a great program that has been able to move players on to the next level academically and athletically. We welcome any student athletes who feel they can contribute to the success of our institution and soccer program. Interested athletes should fill out a player questionnaire that can be found on a link to the right. Please feel free to email or call any time with questions. GO RATTLERS!

2013 First Team All-Region Winners

(L-R Top) Forwards Ramiro Ceja, Santiago Alejandro
(Bottom) Defender Jordan Seeto, Midfielder Alex Hastings, Defender Danny McQuaid

2013 All-Region Winners

Coach Michael Bielski

Questions? Contact:
Michael Bielski
Head Coach:
McDivitt Gym 113
Phone: 719-384-6808

Coach Chris Smith

Chris Smith
Assit Coach:
McDivitt Gym 113
Phone: 719-384-6870

Otero alum Charles Howard succeeds at NCAA DI Elon
Named to Southern Conference All-Tournament team

Charles Howard

Charles Howard pictured above is set to graduate this spring from University of Elon in North Carolina. Charles played for the Rattlers in their inaugural 2010 season and in 2011 transferring to Elon in the spring of 2012. He was captain of the Rattlers both years and won all region honors. This year the Elon Phoenix won there conference tournament gaining a bid to the NCAA tournament where they made it to the second round ultimately losing to the #1 team in the country UCLA. “As a coach and friend I’m very proud to see Charles doing great things at the next level. He is a great player and person. He did a lot for Otero and our soccer program. I’m very happy for him he deserves this,” Otero Soccer Head Coach Mike Bielski.

See links below for stats and stories on Charles Howard:

Men's Soccer Takes Care of Mercer in Double-Overtime

Charles Howard - 2013 Men's Soccer

Meet the 2013 OJC Soccer Team

2013 OJC Soccer Team


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