Coach G is committed to making Futsal an essential component of advanced youth development in the region, and Our goal is to build Barefoot FC into a brand & resource that raises the bar in a innovative way, while celebrating the undeniable merits of Futsal.
For over 20 years (in Charlotte) Coach “G”‘ has been recognized as one of the best technical trainers, and developmental program designers in the area.
He was founding director of Charlotte’s first state of the art Indoor/Outdoor soccer facility. For ten years, he designed & implemented many successful programs there, that are still running today.
Coach "G" has coached club teams to NCYSA State Cups and has trained over 40 club teams during his coaching career at the club level. He also has extensive experience as a high school technical trainer (12yrs) , and has also served as a varsity head coach in 2007 and 2008.
As a youth, Coach "G" spent all of his vacation time with his father & family in Colombia, South America, playing a lot of Futsal. “For as far back as I can remember, I always had a Futsal ball in the house, growing up”. “In Colombia, small sided play, whether it was pick up play, or academy, it was almost always with a Futsal ball”. In High school, Coach G was a four-year All-Conference player at Heritage Academy (SC), and attended Covenant College (TN), on scholarship.
Coach G holds the USSA National Youth License and a US Youth Futsal Level 3 Futsal Coaching Certificate.