|Full name||Ricardo Lara|
|Date of birth||July 24, 1981|
|Place of birth||Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Eastern Illinois Panthers (Head coach)|
|1997–2000||Bollettieri Soccer Academy|
|2009–2014||Dayton Flyers (asst.)|
|2015–present||Eastern Illinois Panthers (men)|
|2016–2017||Eastern Illinois Panthers (women)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Ricardo "Kiki" Lara (born July 24, 1981 in Las Cruces, New Mexico) is a retired American soccer player who last played for the USL First Division side Portland Timbers and currently works as head coach of the Eastern Illinois Panthers.
Lara played college soccer in San Antonio, Texas at the University of the Incarnate Word. He captained the team from 2001 to 2003 and was also named a Division II All-American in each of those 3 seasons. In 2004, he joined the Minnesota Thunder and played 26 games in his inaugural season. He then played 19 times and scored one goal the following campaign.
- "Men's Soccer introduces new coach". Daily Eastern News. March 10, 2015. Retrieved June 17, 2015.
- "USL First Division 2005 Season". a-leaguearchive.tripod.com.
- "USL First Division 2006 Season". a-leaguearchive.tripod.com.
- "June 8, 2009 – Dayton Athletics".
- Thank You Linda Lara(SFC Founder)
- "2011 DAYTON SOCCER CAMPS" (PDF).
- "KIKI LARA NAMED DAYTON MEN'S SOCCER ASSISTANT COACH".
- "Eastern Illinois University Panthers". eiupanthers.com.
- Kiki Lara profile at Player History