FC Dallas Assistant Coach
Marco Ferruzzi is beginning his 13th season as an assistant coach for FC Dallas. During his tenure, Dallas has compiled a regular season record of 144-116-94 in MLS play. In addition to running training sessions and evaluating players for the first team, Ferruzzi oversees the scouting of college and youth players for the club, including the staff preparations for the annual MLS Player Combine and SuperDraft.
He has served as a reserve team, pre-academy and premier team coach in the FC Dallas youth club.
Ferruzzi, 46, was selected sixth overall in the 1997 MLS Supplemental Draft by the Tampa Bay Mutiny, where he played in 19 games, registering two assists. Following his time with Tampa Bay, Ferruzzi played two seasons with the Minnesota Thunder and four seasons with the Richmond Kickers. In six seasons, Ferruzzi captained both sides to the A-League final.
Ferruzzi, who also holds his USSF “A” coaching license, played his collegiate soccer at the University of North Carolina. He is married to Zaida and has a daughter, Ysabella and a son, Diego.