Matthews Coaching Director/Spanish Liason
Carlos Martinez serves as the Matthews Coaching Director as well as the Spanish Liason here at the Charlotte Independence Soccer Club where he is responsible for coaching, player and parent education, as well as the overall direction of the program among other duties. He comes to the Independence Soccer Club with many years of coaching and directing experience in the club soccer landscape. Carlos has spent years as a head coach at both CSA and MUFC while also acting as a Director of Coaching for IASO for 6 years. As a player, Carlos attended and played his collegiate soccer at Universidad San Francisco de Quito before moving onto professional soccer playing for Liga Deportiva Universitaria de Quito. A native of Ecuador, Carlos has acquired multiple coaching licenses including a USSF C License, NCAA Diploma, and Coerver Coaching Diploma.