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Latino Coaches Advocacy Group

Latino Coaches Advocacy Group


To advocate for Latino coaches in the game in support of United Soccer Coaches mission to enhance, encourage and contribute to the development and recognition of Latino soccer coaches and their players

Areas of focus:

  • Enhance the Latino membership experience
  • Recruit and promote Latino leadership
  • Develop the Latino coaches environment
  • Recognize and celebrate excellence by Latino coaches, players, administrators in the game

Leadership Team:

Associate Chair: Jacob Morrison (California)

Special Adviser: Lou Sagastume (Colorado)

Special Adviser: Eloísa Borreguero (California)


Team leader: Pedro Oliveira (Connecticut)

Enhancement Team Leader will lead the content-driven portion of the group.  Working with the Chair and members to create, build and catalog content to move through various outlets.


Team Leader: John Orozco (Ohio, Michigan)

Recruitment Team Leader focus is on the recruitment and retention of coaches for present and future commissions within the LAC


Team leader: Loy Urbina (Massachusetts)

Development Team Leader is tasked with creating meaningful experiences for Latino/a coaches through environments crafted and created for Latino/a coaches


Team Leader: Gabriel Renteria (Florida)

Recognition Team Leader will create additional spotlights to celebrate and of recognition for Latino/a coaches in the game.

Award of Excellence

The Latino Coaches Advocacy Group has established an annual Award of Excellence to recognize an individual, organization, group or other entity who has demonstrated extraordinary accomplishment in the Latin soccer community.

2020 Recipient-Lou Sagastume

2019 Recipient-Charlie Inverso

Click HERE for more information

above: Latino Group meeting at the 2020 Convention

above: Convention session sponsored by the Latino Coaches Group

above: Latino Coaches Group meeting at the 2020 National Convention