Adriano Laaber is the newest addition to our youth coaching staff. He’ll be the head coach for The Villages Youth Soccer Club’s U19 USL Academy team. For those interested in trying out for our competitive teams please contact us for evaluations.

Laaber has over 20 years of professional soccer experience playing and coaching soccer for teams in Brazil, the U.S, and Greece. He played for several professional teams during his playing career.

-Brazil: Flamengo, Corinthians, Ponte Preta, Paysandu, Ceará, Brasiliense.

-Greece: Ofi Soccer Club.

-USA: Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

After retiring from his professional playing career he transferred his knowledge to coaching and has been doing so for the last 5 years.

Laaber holds a USSF National B coaching license and a Brazilian Football Federation National B coaching license. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil.

He has coached at the Club and University levels.

-Florida National University (Miami, FL)

-Florida Crushers (Deerfield Beach, FL)

-Fort Lauderdale Select (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

-Football Club Barcelona (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Laaber is also a Sports Commentator for DAZN, a Sports Streaming platform. Family: wife Tatiana, sons Vitor and Benjamin, and daughter Giovanna.