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Coach

Carlos Arouca

Coach

Founder and co-owner of Albion United FC, Coach Carlos is a DBA and has been married for 20+ years. He has 3 children who inspired the creation of this club. Coach Carlos played for Florida Albion in South Africa for his entire select club soccer career. Along the way he managed to qualify numerous times for the West Rand Regionals, not to mention playing Varsity level soccer in high school at West Ridge High School in Johannesburg. He has been coaching youth soccer in North TX since 2008 and holds a USSF "E" coaching license. Carlos started coaching through McKinney Soccer Association's recreational league in 2008. He coached the Stingers, the Stormers, and the Lil Warriors until 2012. In 2010, he helped establish Albion United FC and started his competitive coaching career. He teaches a possession-style of play and focuses on teaching his players the fundamentals of soccer. He also believes sports and the love of the game teach many life lessons: winning, losing, perseverance, respect, discipline, hard work, determination, and teamwork. His teams have been league, division, and tournament champions across multiple DFW leagues.