Coach Profile: Boston City’s Jean Carreiro Named Boys Soccer Head Coach
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, August 25, 2016 – BOSTON, MA – Current Boston City FC player Jean Carreiro will now help develop a new generation of young Massachusetts soccer players having been named head coach of the Marian High School (Framingham, MA) boys soccer program.
Everett-born Carreiro played in ten matches for Boston City during the club’s run to the National Premier Soccer League playoffs, operating in both midfield and left back. He returned to his home city after playing for three years in Brazil with Atletico Sorocaba, Elo Sport and Paraguacuense.
The 22-year-old takes charge of the Mustangs through a partnership between Marian High School and DreamTeam Football Club of the Americas, which was founded by Boston City FC Managing Director Craig Tornberg. Marian High School joins a growing list of schools that have become affiliated with the DreamTeam FCA.
“I am very excited to get started,’ said Carreiro, whose squad reports for preseason practices this week. “When I asked Craig Tornberg if he could recommend me for some additional coaching work, I was delighted when he helped me secure the high school varsity head coaching role at Marian High School. Coaching is something I have always wanted to do, and I’m going to do my best to help our players understand the game better and love the game more, while targeting a winning season.”
Marian High School Athletic Director Stephanie Ridolfi said: “We are excited to have Jean take over as head coach here at Marian. His experience, knowledge, and enthusiasm will offer an exciting season of soccer and one that we are looking forward to.”
Carreiro comes from a rich coaching background. His father Ader is one of the most influential and prominent coaches in the New England area, having coached Safira Futebol Clube to back-to-back undefeated championships, and in 2015 was recognized by the state of Massachusetts as an Ambassador