Mauricio Maya

Position: B2013 Blue, Head Coach | B2009 Orange, Head Coach | B2006 White, Head Coach,
Mauricio Maya



Cali, Colombia


Physical Education Teacher (Universidad del Valle)

Coaching credentials

USSF ‘C’ license
National Diploma NSCAA
Initiateur I-II French Football Federation.

Coaching history
DUSC (2012 to present)
City in the community/NYCFC (2012 to present)
Cestas Football Club (2006-2010)
Assistant Coach U12 Deportivo Cali (2000-2002)

Coaching philosophy

Players should communicate in a proper way, own their decisions and execute as accurate as possible. Hard work and discipline are non negotiable. Determination and Passion will add an extra to the development.

Non-soccer passion/hobby

Swimming, ping pong

Favorite club

Manchester United

Favorite book

The Element. Ken Robinson

Favorite movie

Life is Beautiful by Roberto Begnini

Favorite song

“Despecho Montuno” by Daiquiri

A good coach is one who helps his players maximize or discover their potential. That is his principal function.

— Marcelo Bielsa, Argentina and Chile coach