BEAUMONT, Texas — A soccer coach who trained many soccer teams and hundreds of children in private lessons in the Southeast Texas community, friends said, was found unresponsive at his home late Sunday night. 

Rico Keeling was 29-years-old. His cause of death is still unknown, friends said. He leaves behind his wife and newborn daughter. 

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Keeling graduated from Nederland High School in 2007, and he ran the GAP soccer training program. 

The GoFundMe page created for the family says Keeling graduated from Lamar University.

There will be a vigil and balloon release tonight for Keeling at the Cris Quinn Indoor Soccer Complex, located at 9001 Dishman Road in Beaumont, at 6 p.m. Monday, April 8. 

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VIGIL | Here's the Facebook event for the vigil and balloon release

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