Marina Lima Kugler: Director of Special Programs

Marina Lima Kugler

Age Group & Gender Coaching:

U7 - U8 Pre-Academy Boys & Girls

 

License/Coaching Education:  

USSF D License, NSCAA National Diploma; NSCAA Futsal Level 1 Diploma

 

Coaching Experience:

Lee University Women’s Soccer Graduate Assistant;

Head Coach ERFC/CFCA;

Girls Preparatory School (GPS) Director Middle School Soccer;

Rio 40 Coach Boys & Girls;

TN Girls ODP Evaluation Staff;

Heritage High School Girls Soccer Head Coach

 

Playing Experience:

Team Chicago Brazil 2005;

U20 Brazilian National Team FIFA World Cup pool 2006;

WPSL Central Florida Strikers attacking midfielder 2007;

Lee University Attacking midfielder 2006 - 2009

 

Playing Achievements/Accolades:

NAIA National Champion 2008 & 2009; All- Conference 2nd team; All Conference - 1st team; All-Region; All-Tournament; 1st Team All American

 

Coaching Achievements/Accolades:

Lee University Women’s Soccer Graduate Assistant 2011 - 2013 (NAIA National Champion 2011, Final Four 2012);

Heritage High School Women's Soccer Head Coach 2019 - current (Region Champions)

 

Marina Lima Kugler will join the coaching staff of the Chattanooga Red Wolves Academy where she will be the Director of Special Programs, working primarily with our U7 - U8 group. She has nearly 10 years of coaching experience from the club and collegiate level where she served as an Assistant Coach with a National Championship winning program. Marina has also played at the very highest level, representing her native country of Brazil at the u20 national team level where she was a part of the 2006 World Cup Squad. She has also spent time playing in the WPSL for the Central Florida Strikers. Her experience as a player has given her a unique ability to teach players how to master the techniques of the game.