Coach Dodo grew up in Brazil playing Futsal for Santos FC. Then he switches to outdoor and played with Santos FC academy on U17 and U20 teams. After that, he went to Italy for a short time to play with Catanzaro FC U19. In 2014, he came to the United States to play and study at Belhaven University. He transferred to Park University after one year, and graduated in Business Management and Administration in 2017. Professionally, coach Dodo played indoor Soccer with the Orlando Seawolves in 2019 and 2020, and he is currently playing at The Central Florida Crusaders team in the National Indoor Soccer League.
US Soccer C License
Coach Dodo has been coaching for over 8 years, and he is currently the Director of Coaching at Hunter’s Creek Soccer Club. He was the Recreational Director for the past 3 years within the club, helping the program grow to more than 500 players a year.
In 2022, Coach Dodo won the President’s cup with the 2007 elite girls team, and they went to Texas to play in Regionals. He has been with Hunter’s Creek since 2018.