Marcelo Piana comes to Olympians FC having 25 years in a professional soccer setting. Being signed at a young age, he has soccer experience in multiple cities and several countries. Marcelo is currently our General Manager and the club Vice President. These are two critical areas as we embark on this journey.
Marcelo has been in the valley since 2003 as he was brought in to play back then for the Arizona Sahuaros. As time passed, he has become a Phoenician. He has helped develop soccer here in the valley for multiple soccer clubs and as a head coach for a Junior College.
Marcelo is also the co-founder and president for the NXTLVL Sports Inc which is an agency that manages professional soccer players. The agency was established in June 2016.
As the agency grew and the need became greater, he established the NXTLVL Foundation which is a recognized 501 (c) 3. This foundation has given many kids the opportunities to play competitive sports by paying their fees or helping them with uniforms, cleats and equipment.
We are very excited to have Marcelo as part of our staff as he brings in such a great experience and connection to the valley.