Men's Soccer

 Marco dos Santos
Marco dos Santos

Graduate Assistant Director of Operations


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Marco dos Santos is in his second year as the director of operations with the University of Kentucky Men's Soccer team after playing for the squad from 2008-2009.

A native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, dos Santos is in charged with the task of the day-to-day operations management of the UK soccer program as well as assisting in the overall coordination of the program including the scheduling and operations of UK's soccer camps.

Dos Santos is also the coordinator of all the travel plans for the team on the road and is involved in both the planning and execution of the practice plans for the team. Daily management of the UK soccer office is also under the eye of Dos Santos.
A two-year member of the soccer program, dos Santos won the Conference USA Newcomer of the Year in 2008 after recording five goals to go along with handing out four assists while seeing action in 15 games.

His senior season in 2009 saw the Wildcats reach the C-USA Tournament after posting 13-6-0 record with dos Santos netting a goal and connecting on three assist.

In 2010, dos Santos graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion with a focus on Exercise Science.

Since then, he has been a coach and director for Tetra Brazil as well as Commonwealth Soccer and Georgetown Youth Soccer in central Kentucky with dos Santos was awarded the Tetra Brazil Leadership Award in 2011.

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