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Marcello Carrera

Marcelo Carrera

U14 Academy Coach
With IMG Since:


Buenos Aires, Argentina
Languages spoken: 

About Marcelo Carrera

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Marcelo Carrera moved to Bradenton, Fla., in July 2008 where he started working for IMG Academy as the head of the IMG girls program. His experience, passion, and ability to work with the girls makes him perfect to develop young talent in our professional environment every day.


  • USSF Coaches "A" License
  • Director of the Boca United Youth Soccer Club
  • Speaks Spanish and English


Coaching Experience

  • Assistant Coach for the Columbus Crew

Playing Experience

  • Played with the St. Louis Ambush ('99-'00)
  • Captain for the Columbus Crew ('97-'98)
  • Selected by the Columbus Crew in the Inaugural Player Draft ('96-'99)
  • Played for the New York Centaurs in the A-League
  • Played for the Chicago Fire
  • Invited to USA National Training Camp in 1993
  • 1991 Indoor/Outdoor and NPSL All Star Team ('89-'90, '93-'94)
  • Named to the APSL All Star Team in 1989
  • Played for the Canton Invaders American Indoor Soccer Association winning the Championship all 3 years ('88-'90)
  • Played for Club Atletic Talleres First Division in Argentina
  • Played for the Dallas Sidekicks in the MISL and the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the APSL
  • Played for the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers where he won one Championship scoring two goals in the final and one National Championship where he scored one goal, had one assist, and was named MVP ('88-'90)
  • Played with the New York Express
  • Member of the Independiente team that won the Argentinian Championship in 1983 and the Copa Libertadores in 1984
  • Started his pro soccer career at age 15 with the Once Unidos Soccer Club
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  • Roberto da Silva
    Roberto da Silva
    U18 Academy Coach
  • Kim Dean
    Kim Dean
    U14/U15 Coach
  • Kelvin Jones
    Kelvin Jones
    U18 Coach
  • Kyle Lessig
    Soccer Coach
  • Tonio Paternostro
    Tonio Paternostro
    U19/PG Coach
  • Oscar Pisano
    Oscar Pisano
    U17 Coach
  • Miguel Rodrigues
    Miguel Rodrigues
    U16 Coach
  • Jared Vock
    Jared Vock
    U14 Coach/U14 Academy Asst. Coach
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