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Marcio Leite


Coach Marcio Leite


Dallas Texans Soccer Club                          1995 – 2005 ; 2007 – Present                          
IMG Academy, Sarasota Florida                  2005 - 2007
Southern Methodist University                     2003 
Richland Community College, Richardson, Texas
Assistant Coach – Men’s & Women’s Soccer Teams               1992 - 1994
North Texas State Soccer Association, Dallas, Texas               1992 – 1994
Olympic Development Program
State Staff (Boys & Girls)
State Staff Instruction
(Coaching Licenses D, E, F, G)
Genesis Soccer Club, Garland, Texas                                     1992 – 1994
Director of Coaching
Star Strikers School & Goalkeeper                                         1987 - 1994
Champion Soccer Camp, Various U.S Cities


  • Total 16 Years coaching competitive soccer – building the Championship Teams for 13 year with The Dallas Texans Red Boys Teams ’85, ’86, ’89, ’90, ’95 & ’96 .
  • Recorded 17 Classic League Championships
  • Recorded 18 State Cup Champion ships
  • Recorded 4 Premier League Championships
  • Three Region III Championships
  • Recorded 2 Nike Cup Regional Championships
  • Recorded 4 Dallas Cup Championships with U19, U17, U14 & U13
  • Dallas Cup Super Group Appearance – 3 games/ 2 wins
  • Four Time Disney Showcase Champions
  • Recorded more than 40 other various tournament Championships
  • 16 years coaching competitive soccer, developing players currently playing in the MLS, Mexican Professional League, German Professional League,
  • Over 40 players receiving/received Scholarships to various D1 Colleges within the U.S.  
  • Over 12 players placed in the Professional and National Leagues all over the world.
  • IMG Academy titles are; CDL Coaching Directors League Champions 2006, Disney Cup Champions  


DALLAS TEXANS RED U14 -- 2009/2010 
2010 North Texas State Cup Semi-Finalist
2010 Dallas Cup Semi-Finalist
2009 Disney Junior Showcase Finalist
U13 -- 2008/2009
2009 North Texas State Cup Champions
2009 Dallas Cup Champions
2008/2009 U13 Classic League Grand Champions
2008 Disney Junior Showcase Co-Champions
2008 Plano Labor Day Champions
2008 Dallas Texans Fall Tournament Champions

U12-- 2007/2008
2008 North American Memorial Day Cup
2008 North Texas State Cup Champions
DALLAS TEXANS RED U15 -- 2009/2010
2010 North Texas State Cup Champions
2009/2010 Classic League Grand Champions
2009 Disney Soccer Showcase
Champions Showcase Bracket
U14 -- 2008/2009
Southern Regional’s Finalist
North Texas State Cup Champions
Classic League Champions
Dallas Cup Champions
Texan Madness Tourney Champions
Dallas Texan Fall Festival Finalist
Region III Premier League West Champions
Gothia Cup 2008 Champions
Helsinki Cup 2008 Champions
U13 -- 2007/2008
North Texas State cup Champions
Dallas Cup Quarterfinalist
Disney Jr. Soccer Showcase Semi-Finalist
Dallas Texans Fall Festival Champions
Austin labor Day Cup Champions
Rocky Mountain Cup Champions



St. Louis Storm, St. Louis, Missouri (MISL)                         1989 – 1991
Dallas Sidekicks, Dallas, Texas (MISL)                                1988 – 1989
Los Angeles Lasers, Los Angeles, California (MISL)              1987 – 1987
Dallas Sidekicks, Dallas, Texas (MISL)                                1986 – 1987
Pittsburgh Spirit, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (MISL)                1981 – 1985
Sport Clube Corinthians Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil                1980 – 1981
Brazilian Futsol National Soccer Team                                            1981

Faculdade de Educacao Fisica de Santo Andre, St. Andre, Sao Paulo, Brazil
College of Physical Education St. Andre
Major: Physical Education
Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English
U.S. Soccer Federation – National Coaching School, Dallas, Texas
A License – July 1992
The Futbol Association of Ireland
International Coaching License – May 1993
Internship: Sociedade Exportiva Palmeiras, Sao Paulo, Brazil
First Division, Brazilian Pro Soccer Club
January – May 1992
Marcio is very proud to have coached many players that have become successful with their soccer careers.  Jared Jeffrey, Ian Kalis, Omar Gonzales all since they were 10 years of age. Ramon Nunez, Shea Salinas, Bruno Guarda, Spencer Wasworth, Jay Needham, Hunter Feedman, Daniel Antunez and many others. Each of these players attended skills with Marcio four times as week and practice with Marcio twice weekly until they left. Jared Jeffery, Ian Kalis and Omar Gonzales all left  to play for the U17 U.S. National Team. While in residence, Jared and Ian were both chosen to be Captain of the team. 
Ian attended Duke University on a full scholarship and is now transferred to SMU. Currently still playing for SMU.
Omar was the Capt. For the University of Maryland where his team was two time National Champions. Currently he is playing for LA Galaxy where he was voted “Rookie of the Year for the 2009 Season” for the MLS League. He also represented the U.S. in the U17 World Cup and the U20 National Team at the Pan American Games in Brazil.
Jared Jeffery was chosen as Captain of the U17 U.S. National Team for the World Cup in Korea. He recently signed a contract to play for Mainz FC, 1st Division, Bundesleuge in Germany.
Ramon Nunez is currently on the Honduras National Team where he will be playing in the 2010 World Cup. He came to Marcio at age 12 until 19 years of age.  He attended SMU for one year and was drafted as a first pick by MLS for FC Dallas. Ramon signed with Puebla, which is a Mexican first class division where he was given the title of  "The Little Prince". He then went to Cruz Azul. This year he played for Olympia, the National Champions of Honduras.
Shea Salinas attended Marcio’s camp in San Angelo, Texas.   Marcio convinced his father to move him to Dallas where he could train him.  Shea played for Marcio for 5 years. He is currently playing  in the MLS for Philidelphia Union. 
Bruno Guarda was brought by Marcio from Brazil at the age of 13 to play for his 86 Team.  After attending SMU on a full scholarship, he was picked by FC Dallas and is currently still playing.
Spencer Wadsworth played for Marcio until the age of 13 to 19. He attended Duke University on full scholarship. After finishing college he was drafted to New England Revolution and later to FC Dallas. 
Jay Needham played for Marcio from U13 to U19. He went to SMU and was later drafted by DC United.
Daniel Antunez played for Colorado Rapids and today is playing in Finland.


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