Director of Soccer / Partner
Marco Co-Founded the school with John Troutt and was the driving force behind bringing a world class soccer school to Celebration. Marco’s passion is unmatched when it comes to community and soccer. His dream of having year-round soccer for everyone in his community was realized on February 28th when the deal with Orlando City was finalized after working for nearly a year on the school project. A graduate specialist in sports law, Marco’s professional background is in law and the courts in Brazil. The soccer community in central Florida on all levels are familiar with Marco and what he has accomplished here in a short period of time. He assisted with the start and support of the Florida Cup, provided guidance and assisted with Sporting Orlando, and most recently helped with guiding UPSL’s Barcelona to the 2019 Southeast Conference Championship before losing in the National Tournament in Savannah GA. His Celebration Soccer Stars are two-time Florida Fan Cup champions and have raised thousands of dollars for various charities including relief for the Bahamas and more. Soccer is a way of life in the Meccia family. Marco started the first ever adult soccer league in Celebration and Monday nights community soccer night boast of nearly a hundred players always. Marco, his wife and two children are synonymous with the word soccer in Celebration and central Florida. The dream is now a reality, year-round soccer for all children and all levels.