Vice President of Soccer Operations

Luiz Muzzi took over the role as VP of Soccer Operations on Sept. 13, 2018 and oversees all aspects of player personnel, scouting and team administration. Muzzi joined FC Dallas as the club’s Director of Soccer and Assistant Technical Director on Dec. 1, 2012 and previously served as the Director of Soccer for Traffic Sports in Miami, FL. from 2003 through 2012. At Traffic, he oversaw the company’s international team and player strategy and assets, which included player investment funds, and clubs like Estoril Praia in Portugal and Desportivo Brasil, in Brazil. During his time with Traffic Sports, Muzzi also served as the General Manager for Miami FC (then Fort Lauderdale Strikers) of the USL/NASL, between 2005 and 2010.

Earlier in his career, Muzzi worked for IMG, handling amongst other properties, the agency’s USSF account. He is also experienced as a players agent, dealing primarily with the in Latin and North American markets.

Muzzi holds two Masters Degrees. The first was earned in Information Sciences in 1994 from the University of Florida. Muzzi was awarded his second Masters Degree in Sports Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2000.

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Muzzi speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and French.