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St. Francis Soccer Club

Director of Coaching

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Carlos comes to us from the Indy Strikers program that he built from the ground up.  To honor his commitment to his players in that program, Carlos will have some overlapping responsibilities that will provide benefits for all players involved.  The passion that Carlos has for the game and this opportunity were obvious as he presented thoughts and ideas for potential training formats, new soccer camps, winter programs and positional skills development. 

As a native of Santos, Brazil, Carlos started playing Futsal soccer for a local youth league at age 6, played for Santos FC premier U12 through U17, and pursued soccer through College.

Coach Florido has been involved in coaching youth soccer since the early 1990's. Since that time, Coach Florido has been developing his international coaching career in youth soccer education over 25 years, helping with the development of several players who through youth soccer went on to play college soccer and earned college degrees. 

In addition to directly participating in youth coaching, Coach Florido has also been helping and instructing coaches in the U.S. and Brazil.  Carlos has traveled to various countries to discuss and develop educational soccer methodology including stops in England, Germany, Spain and Italy.

Coach Florido served Indiana Soccer as a State Coaching Education Staff from 2009 to 2016 - U.S. Soccer National Coaching Schools.

Coach Florido's credentials include:

Brazilian Professional Futebol Coaches Association:

   ▪    Professional "A" License

National Soccer Coaches Association of America

   ▪    NSCAA - Director of Coaching Diploma

   ▪    NSCAA - Advanced National Diploma

   ▪    NSCAA - National Diploma

   ▪    NSCAA - Advanced Regional Diploma

   ▪    NSCAA - Regional Diploma

   ▪    NSCAA - State Diploma

   ▪    NSCAA - Advanced Youth Diploma

   ▪    NSCAA - Youth Diploma

 United States Soccer Federation

   ▪     USSF - National Youth License

   ▪     USSF - National D License

   ▪     USSF - National E License

   ▪     USSF - F License

   ▪    Professional Rescuer certificate   

   ▪    Child and Adult CPR certificate

   ▪    Concussion in Sports certificate

   ▪    Sports Nutrition certificate


And most importantly, Coach Carlos lives in Greenwood, IN with his wife Heather and their children, Elizabeth, Isabella and Anthony.


St. Francis Soccer Club

7702 S. Arlington Ave 
Indianapolis, Indiana 46237

Email: [email protected]

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7702 S. Arlington Ave 
Indianapolis, Indiana 46237

Email: [email protected]

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