Juan Vazquez

Director of East
(980) 265-4814 Email

Juan Vazquez serves as the East Director here at the Charlotte Independence where he is responsible for coaching, player and parent education, and the overall direction of his program. Juan comes to the Independence Soccer Club with a massive amount of experience in the youth soccer industry. His 18 years of coaching experience started at AYSO-Loma Linda CA before moving onto Celtic Soccer Club. Arriving in North Carolina in 2008, he spent time as an Asst. Director and Hispanic Liason with Charlotte Soccer Academy. In 2011 he became a co-founder of Char-Meck Soccer Academy and then proceeded to create the Fiesta Futbol League. Vazquez also served as a local scout for Alianza de Futbol which focuses on Latino talent and how to get them to professional soccer in Liga MX or MLS. As a player, Juan played semi-pro soccer in California before the MLS was established. In terms of coaching licenses, Vazquez holds his USSF C License, USC Get aHead Safety Certification and the Grassroots 11v11 Diploma. 

Juan Vazquez, Director of East
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