Stanford Soccer Club | Coaches

Coach: Vava Marques (Executive Director)

Vava Marques


United 00 Fuego, United 01 Fireballs, United 05 Aftershocks


Uberlandia, Brazil


USSF "B" License

Playing experience

Milwaukee Wave (pro, indoor soccer), San Jose Earthquakes/Blackhawks (pro), Foothill College (All-American and team captain), Goiania Sports Club (pro, Brazil)

Best soccer advice you ever got?

Be the first one on the field and the last one off.

Best experience(s) as a coach at the Stanford Soccer Club?

Winning five State Cups with our teams. When a parent or player thanks me for being their coach and for being a part of our program. Watching our kids succeed every weekend as a team.


Stanford SC Executive Director Head coach of Juventus Academy U18 mens team. Stanford Palo Alto Futsal League Founder and Director. US Futsal Men's National Team Assistant Coach. 2006 Cal-Pacific Conference Coach of the Year. US Futsal National Club Champions (10+). CONCACAF Qualifier/FIFA Futsal World Gold Medal (2004) Coast Conference Coach of the Year (Foothill College 2001, 2004).