|Full name||Rodolfo Zapata|
|Date of birth||May 1, 1966|
|Place of birth||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|2000||Alberta Soccer Association|
|2001–2009||Olympic Development Program|
|2010||Sunshine Stars FC|
|2011–2012||MP Black Aces FC|
|2012–2015||USA Youth Soccer Association|
|2018-2019||Township Rollers FC|
Rodolfo Zapata (born 1 May 1966) is an Argentine Football Association coach and former player.
Rodolfo Zapata started out as a player in the Argentinian 2nd division. He played as goalkeeper in Huracan, Sportivo Italiano, Racing de Olavarría, Club Atlético San Miguel and Cipolletti de Rio Negro. Due to consecutive knee injures, Zapata retired from playing and he embarked on a managerial career.
On January 1990, he founded Rolo Zapata Soccer Academy in Bella Vista, Buenos Aires. It is a private training complex for youth, high school and collegiate players. Currently is one of the elites soccer program in Argentina and United States.
Also in New York and New Jersey, he was Head Coach of USA Olympic Development (2001-2009). This program is a national process for identifying and developing the best youth football players, which represent the United States in international competitions, such as the World Cup and the Olympics.
On September 2012, he returned to the United States as Head Coach of United States Youth Soccer Association and New Jersey Youth Soccer Association. His role was to concentrate on the identification and recruitment of the best young players. Many of them have gone on to represent the USA Youth National Teams in various age categories.
- Rolo Zapata Soccer Academy
- El DT argentino de la ONU
- I had to adapt my training programs that I used in Argentina in order to fit in to how soccer is played in the US
- Sunshine Stars FC has a reputation of being coached by the Argentine Rodolfo Zapata
- Rolo Zapata Reveals The Secrets of Sunshine Stars
- Zapata takes over from Rosslee in South Africa
- Rolo Zapata resigns as MP Black Aces coach
- World Cup 2014: I expected more from USA and African teams
- Will Zapata save Gaborone United?
- Gaborone is now United
- Zapata reveals Gaborone United plan to win BTC Premiership
- AFC Leopards preps with new coach Rodolfo Zapata
- Leopards turn to Argentinian magic, appoint Rodolfo Zapata as new head coach
- Zapata introduced officially at Township Rollers
- All you need to know about Rodolfo Zapata in 90 seconds
- Salida laboral ¿Qué pasa, por ejemplo, cuando no conseguís trabajo en tu país?
- Zapata, el argentino que triunfa en Botswana
- Africa a sus pies
- AFC Leopards is destined for a better future
- Gaborone United is an attractive team
- Gaborone United play the best football in Botswana
- Gaborone United make football look easy
- Rodolfo Zapata's Gaborone United hit the gym
- Nigeria National Team: Argentine Coach is a new NFF candidate
- Rodolfo Zapata en el Africa profunda
- I will never tolerate unwillingness or even the apathy of only one player, coach Rodolfo Zapata said
- Botswana football: Can Rodolfo Zapata pull Gaborone United out of the red?
- Witbank Spurs want to avenge last years Nedbank Cup loss to MP Black Aces
- Nigeria need to learn from past mistakes, but don't live in it
- USA, Argentinian and African footballer come different cultures. Based on this, their methods of training are different as well
- Training session in Nigeria
- Na Nigéria, técnico argentino dá dicas a Maradona
- Las claves del primer rival
- La Seleccion de Nigeria es floja en defensa
- Nigeria va a dar ventaja
- Messi no luce porque no tiene asimilado el concepto de equipo
- El embajador Argentino para el futbol Africano