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MARC DOS SANTOS

ASSISTANT COACH, LOS ANGELES FC

Marc Dos Santos was recently appointed Assistant Coach of Los Angeles FC of Major League Soccer where he will assist Head Coach Bob Bradley in their inaugural season in 2018.  He has also coached in the United Soccer League, and North American Soccer League. Most recently, he served as the Head Coach of the San Francisco Deltas where he won the 2017 NASL Championship.  He was named the North American Soccer League Coach of the Year in 2015 and 2017.  He has also coached the Swope Park Rangers in the USL, and led Ottawa Fury FC to the NASL Championship Final after a first-place finish in the fall season. Previously, he focused on youth initiatives in Brazil with FC Primeira Camisa (U-20's) and SE Palmeiras (U-15's), culminating with a Copa do Brazil U-15 Championship and a Technical Director position with Desportivo Brazil. He was first hired by the Montreal Impact in January 2007 to lead the club's reserve team, Trois-Rivieres Attak FC, in the Canadian Soccer League. After leading the squad to titles in their initial two seasons – first as 2007 Open Canada Cup Champions, then as 2008 CSL National Division champions – Dos Santos was added to the Impact's technical staff as an assistant coach in June 2008 and became Head Coach in May 2009. During his tenure, the Impact won the inaugural Canadian Championship in 2008 to claim the Voyageurs Cup and a berth in the 2008-09 CONCACAF Champions League. Dos Santos then led Montreal through three different leagues in consecutive campaigns, winning the USL First Division title in 2009. Dos Santos holds a UEFA "A" coaching license and worked overseas at clubs such as Chelsea F.C. and FC Porto.