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Miami United FC Youth Academy

Miami United FC Youth Academy


Miami United FC Academy Technical Director

Marcello Alves

Technical Director

USSF "C" License (under process of getting "B" License)
USSF Grassroots Licenses
Brazilian National Youth Soccer License
Brazilian Strength and Conditioning License
Master of Science Degree in Sports Performance
Bachelor of Science Degree Sports Science
Several other coaching related courses, certifications and qualifications

  • Current Coaching Education Coordinator and Instructor / Futebol com Excelencia (Brazil)
  • Former U15-U19 Director of Coaching / Gulliver Raiders
  • Former Boys Director of Coaching / Fredericksburg FC
  • Former College Recruitment Director / Fredericksburg FC
  • Former PRO 23 Head Coach / Fredericksburg FC
  • Former Assistant Coach Professional Série A / Atletico (Brazil)
  • Former Assistant Coach Professional Série B / Parana (Brazil)
  • Former Sport Science Staff Professional Série A / Athletico (Brazil)
  • Former Graduate Assistant Women's College Soccer / Texas A&M University
  • Former ODP Staff Coach / Virginia Beach VA
  • Former High School Head Coach / Norfolk Collegiate
  • Former Fitness Coach Professional Women's Soccer / Coritiba (Brazil)
  • Former High School Futsal Head Coach / Curitiba (Brazil)
  • Former Professional Soccer Player / Brazil and USA
Coach Marcello brings a combination of extensive practical experience and vast academic knowledge. The former professional soccer player performed for 15 years at the highest levels in Brazil and USA. As a coach, worked with all levels and age groups during the years, including 4 seasons as an Assistant Coach at the professional level; 2014 & 2015 at Parana Clube (Brazilian League Serie B) and 2016 & 2017 at Atletico (Brazilian League Serie A). Recently worked as a Director of Coaching and College Recruitment Director at Fredericksburg FC in Virginia. In addition, served as Head Coach for the Mens PRO23 and U19 Boys teams. In 2020, won the High School State title as one of the coaches at Gulliver Preparatory School in Miami. Coach Marcello also holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Sports Science and is a Coordinator and Professor of a Coaching Education institution in Brazil.     


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