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Name: Jenilo Soares
Occupation: Soccer Player/ Soccer Coach
Birth Date: October 19, 1992

Jenilo Soares was born in Sao Nicolau Cape Verde in West Africa. In 2008, when he was 16 years old, he moved to the USA. He attended Central High School and played soccer for the varsity soccer team. He graduated high school in 2011 then attended Monroe College on a soccer scholarship and graduated with his associate degree in Business Administration.  After Graduating from Monroe College, Jenilo decided that he wanted to pursue his education in his soccer career as well. Jenilo then decided to attend Central Connecticut State University where he finished his education earning his bachelor’s degree in business administration/Management as well as finish his college soccer career.

Playing Experience:
* AJAT U15 Sao Nicolau Cape Verde
* U15 boys Champions
* Central High School (2008-2011)
* All State team
* First team All FCIAC
* Top 10 Players to watch in CT
* Senior Ball MVP
* Majic FC (2008-2009)
* Bridgeport Premier FC (2009/2011)
* State Cup Champions
* Monroe Community College (Junior College D1) 20011/2013
* In two seasons at Monroe, Soares played defense on a team that appeared in two national tournaments, won two Region XV Championships and two district titles. The Mustangs have been ranked in the national top 20 in each of the past two years, earning a number #1 ranking in 2011.
* Connecticut Soccer League (champion 2012/2013)
* Mass soccer Champions (2013/2014)
* Central Connecticut State University Men Soccer Division 1, NCAA (2013/2014- 2014/2015)
* 2013/14 NorthEast Coference (NEC) Champions
* Waterbury City FC 2017/2018- Present
* Connecticut soccer League Finalist.

Coaching Experience
* USSF D License
* Everson Soccer Academy – 2015- Present
* Brazil CT Futsal (Samba) – 2016- Present
* Quinnipiac University Women’s Soccer 2017-Present
* United States Futsal Federation License
* Futsal Nacional Champions – 2017/18
* Southbury Soccer – 2015-Present
* Northwest District Champions u12/12 Girls
* Central High School Boys varsity – 2013- Present