Photo courtesy of Thad Bell/The Back Post.The Kansas City Wizards are pleased to welcome the newest member of our training staff, Mateus Manoel as Fitness and Conditioning coach. Manoel comes to our club after working as an assistant fitness coach for the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team for the past year and a half.
Manoel has an extensive background in soccer. From January 2007 to August 2008, he worked as a fitness coach for D.C. United, and then as a fitness coach for the Mexican National Soccer Team from July 2008 to May 2009. He also currently holds a position as a performance specialist at Athletes’ Performance.
In 2003, Manoel received his Bachelor of Science in kinesiology an exercise science from the University of Maryland at College Park. He received his Master of Science in exercise science from The George Washington University in 2006.