Under the direction of our Program Directors, our coaches enable WFC teams to compete in Premier Divisions in SFU, State Leagues, Region Leagues, and in nationally recognized tournaments throughout the country. These include Atlanta Cup, CASL Shootout and Showcase, Jefferson Cup, Las Vegas Showcase, Manchester Cup, and Texas Shootout.
Our male athletes are strongly encouraged to participate in high visibility tournaments and leagues, as the club looks to expand their soccer experiences. As our players and families make decisions that will affect the rest of their lives, our aim is to utilize the extensive knowledge and insight our staff possesses to assist players with their future decisions. Providing continuing education for players and parents is fundamental to the Club’s programming.
Miguel brings a wealth of experience into his new role as Academy Director at Weston FC. He has demonstrated a high level of proficiency while working at the semi-professional, college and youth level. In addition, Miguel has over 10 years of college soccer experience. As a player, He played at NCAA Division I Stetson University before transferring to the University of Missouri – Kansas City, where he captained the team to the 2008 NCAA national tournament. After playing in college, Miguel went on to coach at NCAA Division I and NAIA colleges. His last coaching role was as Head Coach of 16th ranked Benedictine College located in Atchison, KS.
Miguel most recently served as General Manager and Head Coach for Quinto Elemento FC, a historic semi-professional club out of Kansas City, KS, from 2017-2018. Under Miguel’s direction Quinto won numerous awards, including two Kanas State Cup Championships and the 2017 Region II Tournament of Champions.
Miguel holds a United States Premier Diploma and a USSF A license.
License: UEFA B ; USS B
2004-2006- Director of Triestina Youth System Serie B ITA
2007-2014- Director of A.C. Milan Soccer School, Various Locations
2014-2015- Technical Director at Waza F.C., Detroit, Michigan USA
2015-Present- Director of Coaching at Weston F.C., Weston, Florida USA
1988-1989- Sampdoria Serie A ITA
1989-1992- Centese Serie C ITA
1992-1994- Lecco Serie C ITA
1994-1995- Crevalcore Serie C ITA
1995-1996- Triestina Serie C ITA
1996-1997- Spal Serie C ITA
1997-2002- Triestina Serie C ITA
2002-2004- Triestina Serie B ITA
College: Carson Newman College
License: USSF “A” and NSCAA Regional License
Coaching Experience: Weston FC since 2008, Archbishop McCarthy Head Coach
Playing Experience: Nationally ranked Carson Newman College where he made two consecutive NCAA championship appearances
Significant Awards: Coached teams to numerous tournament victories and, most recently took his U14 team to State Cup Round of 16.