About Oscar Pisano
Pisano’s coaching career began in September 1992, when he was elevated to head coach of the Canton Invaders. In 1996, Oscar was hired as Assistant Coach of the Columbus Crew (MLS), coaching there until January 21, 1998, when he was named an assistant coach with the Dallas Burn (MLS). In 2000 he returned to the Columbus Crew to be an assistant coach until 2002 where he was part of the U.S. Open Cup Championship. His overall coaching career and experience in MLS was 7 seasons. From MLS Oscar Pisano returned to Dallas to coach in competitive club soccer and in 2007 Oscar was hired to join the IMG Academy soccer program.
Pisano is a retired Argentine football defender who has become a football manager at the club and professional level. Pisano spent time in numerous North American indoor and outdoor leagues including the North American Soccer League, Major Indoor Soccer League, American Soccer League, CISL, American Professional Soccer League and Canadian National Soccer League.
Pisano became a professional soccer player in Argentina with the Argentinos Juniors Youth System, the Argentinos de Quilmes Futbol Club and Huracan Las Heras Mendoza.
Pisano then moved from Argentina to the Canadian National Championship with Toronto Italia in 1986, winning the championship with his team. He has earned two caps with the Argentina National indoor team with Diego Maradona in 1994 and 1995. Oscar Pisano was awarded Defender of the Year during the 1984-1986 seasons while playing for the Buffalo Stallions, in the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL). The best moments of his career were with the Canton Invaders where he won six National Championships and numerous awards for being an outstanding defender. His last National Championship Title was in 1994 with the Las Vegas Dust Devils.