Wildcats to Hold Walk-On Tryouts on Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. ET at Nutter Field House
Wildcats to Face School-Record 10th Ranked Foe; Kickoff Thursday at 7 p.m. ET
Set for February 2, 2013
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.
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.