1853 Woodsage Way • Santa Rosa, CA • 95404 • CELL (707) 483-4213 • E-MAIL messiassouza@hotmail.com
 
 

PROFILE: 

20+ years coaching youth, college, and professional soccer
 
EDUCATION:
BS     Nova Southwestern University, Physical Education Eq., 7/21/05
AS     Escola Estadual Paulina Aluotto Ferreira, Techn. Acct., 1998  
AS     Escola Estadual Paulina Aluotto Ferreira, Elem. The., 1996 
 
LICENSES/ Diplomas:
USSF National B License #31345
SITREFESP (Brasilian Professional A License), Professional Soccer Union, Sao Paulo, under No. 1849
SINTREFUTRJ (Brasilian All Levels), Professional Soccer Union, Rio de Janeiro (RJ), under No. 0997
Registered in CONFEF/CREF/MG #9549
NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma
NSCAA Member No. 184033  
 
Professional Summary :
I am an energetic teacher specializing in work with children and am focused on implementing highly effective instructional practices to improve student learning and academic performance. I am a caring teacher demonstrating skill in strategic classroom management and effective discipline. I am highly innovative and resourceful education professional who quickly identifies and resolves challenging classroom situations. As an enthusiastic teacher, I have a knack for making learning exciting and enjoyable and am motivated by the belief that all children can be successful learners.
 
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Merito Latino Medal, Channel 14 Univision, 2008
Outstanding work coaching in the Latino community
Appreciation Award, Petaluma Community Access TV, Channels 26, 27, and 28, June 2, 2007
Appreciation for devotion to promoting sports to make a better community.
 
 
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
Atletico Santa Rosa Soccer Club, Santa Rosa, CA
Director of Coaching, Goalkeeping Director, 2009 to present 
Identification and recruitment of coaches
Oversee and supervise all coaches, coaching, and player development matters through the coordination and promotion of coaching development including educational sessions and clinics
Creating and overseeing the Player Development Program knowledgably designing training priorities and appropriate curriculum for each age group and level
Mentoring and educating players and parents about playing opportunities beyond the club with National, ODP, Id2, and MTC programs
Coordination of players to pursue future plans to play college or professional soccer
Club Representation at state, regional, and national coach’s seminars and workshops
Overseeing the Club Marketing and Fundraising Committee, and promoting the club through the community and maintaining public relations
Facilitate and supervise camps and clinics to enhance player development implementing specialty training of potential players for Id2, ODP, State, Regional, and National levels
Generate reports for evaluations of coaches, field players, and goalkeepers
Design and deliver series of classes and presentations for coach’s education. 
Organize and Conduct team sessions on stretching and flexibility techniques to avoid injury
Created college recruiting information program and educated the players and parents on college playing opportunities, college preparation, and recruitment
Create and maintain suitable library of presentations, videos and articles for all team coaches to access online 
Originated Code of Conduct for players and parents
 Player Development Program, Santa Rosa, CA
U17 National Team Goalkeeper Evaluator, Boys, 2009 
Player Development Program, Santa Rosa, CA
Head Coach, ’95 Boys, 2008 
Santa Rosa United Soccer Club, Santa Rosa, CA
Academy Director, Coordinator, Goalkeeping Director, Head Coach, U11-U15 Boys, 2006-2009 
Dominican University, San Rafael, CA
Women’s Assistant Coach, Goalkeeper Trainer, 2007-2009 
Olympic Development Program, Santa Rosa, CA
Head Coach, ’91 Girls, 2005 
Atletico Santa Rosa Soccer Club, Santa Rosa, CA
Director, Youth Coordinator, Head Coach, 2003-2005 
Cesar Chavez Amateur League, Santa Rosa, CA
Administrator, 2003-2005 
Jalisco State, Guadalajara, Mexico
Women’s Assistant Coach, 2002-2003
Mexican Soccer Federation, Mexico City, Mexico 
Assistant Coach/TECOS U.A.G Second Division Professional,
2002-2003
Altamira School, Zapopan City, Mexico
Head Coach, U18 Boys, 2002
Chivas Hidalgo SC, Guadalajara, Mexico
Head Coach U20 Mens, 2002
Monarcus Morelia Youth Soccer Center, Guadalajara, Mexico
Youth Coordinator, Head Coach, U15 Boys, 2002
Municipal City of Tlaquepaque, Mexico (Sports Promotion)
Soccer School Director, 2002
Brumadinho Soccer Club, Brumadinho, Brasil
Head Coach, U20 Boys, 2001
 
Physical Conditioning, Brumadinho, Brasil
Head Coach, U17/U20 Boys, 1995 to 1999
Center for Physical Fitness, Belo Horizonte, Brasil
Personal Trainer, 1995 to 2000
Municipal City of Brumadinho, Brumadinho, Brasil
Physical Education Teacher, 1993 to 2001
Sete De Setembro F.C., Belo Horizonte, Brasil
Goalkeeper Trainer, U16-U18 Boys, 1991 to 1992
America Soccer Club, Belo Horizonte, Brasil
Goalkeeper Trainer, U15 Boys, 1990
 
PUBLICATIONS:
Online Articles
https://www.football.com/en-us/featured-coach-messias-souza-dos-santos-of-atletico-sr/
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/3255837-181/benefield-club-soccer-coach-makes
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110705/SPORTS/110709758 
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110415/SPORTS/110419593
http://www.topdrawersoccer.com/club-soccer-articles/pro-prospects:-u18-mnt-signs-in-england_aid32810
 
Magazine Articles:
 
 
 
 
PRESENTATIONS AND INVITED LECTURED:
Workshop, “College Night,” College Soccer Recruitment, January  9, 2015.
Workshop, “Coaching Education,” Club Culture, August 30, 2014.
Workshop, “Coaching Education,” Systems and Principles of Play, May 15, 2014.
Workshop, “Coaching Education,” Training Priorities for Age Groups, April 27, 2013.
Workshop, “Coaching Education,” Player Development, March 2, 2013. 
 
 
 PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:

NCSAA Director of Coaching Diploma
National Soccer Coaches Association of America, Santa Clara University, March 20-22, 2009

NCSAA Advanced Regional Diploma
National Soccer Coaches Association of America, Santa Rosa, CA, May 29-31, 2009

AFC Fiorentina Advanced Coaching Course, 
NorCal Premier Soccer, University of San Francisco, July 22-25, 2009

NCSAA Regional Diploma
National Soccer Coaches Association of America, San Jose, CA, April 11-12, 2008

Cordica – Nike 
Liga De Futebol Soccer Cordica, Guadalajara, MX, January 31, 2003

Curso Internacional De Treinadores De Futebol
SITREPESP, Sao Paulo, BR, May 12-16, 2003

Specialization in Sport Training Science
Unimaster, Universidade Master Do Futebol, Belo Horizonte, BR, 2001

Observation Internship
Federacao Mineira de Futebol (FMF/UFMG), Belo Horizonte, BR, January 27, 2001 to June 3, 2001.

CMD/UFMG of Sports Medicine Training
CMD UFMG de Medicina do Esporte, Universidade Federal De Minas Gerais (UFMG),  September 28-30, 2000

Physical Education School
Departmento de Esportes da Escola de Educação Fisica e PROESP, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, BR, August 28, 2000 to December 14, 2000, 300 hours

Personal Training Course – Physical Exercise
Centro Educacional E Divulgador Da Educação Fisica (CEDEF), Belo Horizonte, BR, June 5-6, 1999

Referee Course
Federacao Mineira de Futebol (FMF), Belo Horizonte, BR, May-November, 1993

Technical Course in Physical Education
Centro Educacional E Divulgador Da Educação Fisica (CEDEF), Belo Horizonte, BR, April 1-30, 1987
PROFESSIONAL PLAYING EXPERIENCE:


Sete de Setembro F.C., Belo Horizonte, Brasil
Professional Goalkeeper, 1990

Guarani Soccer Club, – Divinopolis, Brasil
Professional Goalkeeper, 1990

Curvelo Sport Club, – Curvelo, Brasil
Professional Goalkeeper, 1989
 
 
LANGUAGES:
Portuguese: Native Language
English: Fluent
Spanish: Fluent 
 
COMPUTER SKILLS:
Applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher
Platforms: Windows, Mac (OS) 
 
 
OTHER:
U.S. Permanent Resident 
 
 
REFERENCES:
Gabe Rood, Director 
US Club Soccer
Phone: (707) 332-4316
Email: grood@usclubsoccer.com
Kevin Grimes, Men’s Head Coach
Athletics Department
University of California Berkeley
Phone: (510) 812-4409
Email: kevin.grimes@berkeley.edu
Jonathan Delano, Men’s Associate Head Coach
Athletics Department
Harvard University
Phone: (415) 846-3176
Email: delano@fas.harvard.edu
Julie Forrest, 8th Grade Language Arts Teacher
Windsor Middle School
Phone: (707) 483-0381
 
 
 
 
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