Michael Milazzo returns to the NCFC coaching staff after working with the team during the 2016 NASL Spring season as a Performance Analyst and assistant coach. Milazzo’s connections to the soccer community stem from his 13 years spent working at CASL from 1999-2011, which was highlighted by his role as Academy Director, General Manager, and U14 through U18 Head Coach of the CASL Chelsea FC Academy from 2007-2011.
During the 2012-2014 seasons, Milazzo served as the Academy Director and Head Coach of the U15/U16 and U17/U18 Richmond Strikers SC teams. During the 2015 season, Milazzo also worked as the Head Coach of the Richmond United Academy U13/U14 and U15/U16 teams as well as an assistant coach with the USL Richmond Kickers.
Prior returning to North Carolina, Milazzo spent the 2015-2016 season in the MLS as the Academy Director and Head Coach of the Columbus Crew SC U17/U18 Academy team. Milazzo holds a U.S. Soccer ‘A’ License and U.S. Soccer Academy Director License.