Carlos Quezada

Carlos Quezada officially joined the coaching staff of the University of Fort Lauderdale. He will be the assistant coach of the women’s program as well as the goalkeeper director for both programs.

He was previously at Florida National University where he was part of the men’s program staff that won the back to back National Championship and he had the honor of working with the Peru and Honduras women’s national teams. Carlos also had the honor of working as an assistant coach in the Sud Americana Jeventud 2018 CONMENOL with Municipalidad De Perla Fútbol Club in Peru. He also has professional experience as assistant and head coach, such as, Universitarios De Deportes to Copa Libertadores Femenina 2017 and with the Mini Fútbol Colombian National Team as the head coach in the 2018.

In 2014, Carlos Quezada was the assistant coach and goalkeeper trainer for both programs at Andrew College ( NJCAA). He assisted the women’s soccer team and they made playoffs for the first time since 1994.

As a Florida resident he worked with local soccer clubs. In 2015, he had the honor of winning the State Cup with Sunrise FC as part of the coaching staff. He also led the Copper City Cobras to Weston cup, Palm Beach Cup and Florida Winter Cup finals where they’ve won two of them. He was finalist at Florida Winter Cup in 2019 and made to the district finals with Flanagan High School in 2018 with both teams.

As a player he had the opportunity to represent the beach soccer and the senior grass teams of the United States Virgin Island National Team in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers and in the CONCACAF Nation’s League. Also, Carlos played with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in 2016.

His soccer philosophy is to always give your very best no matter what. When asked about what keeps him motivated and energetic he said “we are all blessed to play this game and God blesses us with gifts to use and it’s up to the coaches to bring that gift and talent out of them. We don’t just prepare them for games but prepare them for life.”