Marcelo is beginning his 6th year coaching with the MKSC Academy program and will be coaching the U9 Girls, U10 Girls, U11 Girls, U12 Girls, U15/16 Boys and U19 Girls teams this year.
Marcelo’s soccer background began by signing his first professional player contract at 19 in his homeland Argentina. He moved to the United States in 1995 to play for a number of professional soccer teams including the Seattle SeaDogs, Florida ThunderCats, Wichita Wings and Milwaukee Wave. While with the Wave, he was named team co-captain and was part of the 2005 championship team.
Marcelo transitioned from player to coach after an impressive playing career. He took on positions as Director of Coaching for the Milwaukee Kickers’ Nicolet Soccer Club, Assistant Director of Coaching for Mequon Soccer Club, Coach of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) Omaha Vipers and he is now an assistant coach with the Milwaukee Wave. Most recently, he coached the U11 Girls Red, U11 Girls Blue, U14/15 Boys Red and U18 Girls Red teams. He is going on his 12th year of coaching competitive soccer.
Marcelo has a USSF “D” license