Jose and Santos

Soccer Coach

Jose Murillo is a UEFA and ICA Certified Football Coach with more than 10 years of experience building youth teams in America and Asia. He played for Deportivo Independiente Medellin in his home country, Colombia, and was drafted by the MLS in USA. After his football career he moved to China where he coached for 8 years and developed young competitive players and academies.

Jose is a member of the board of directors of UDI Junior academies of Elche FC from the Spanish league (La Liga) where he serves as Director of Expansion in Indonesia, and he is also the founder of DFC Street Soccer, a global football academy dedicated to sponsor teams in Rural areas of Congo DR and Indonesia.

Jose Dos Santos is AFC accredited with over 9 years experience in Coaching youth in Australia & Asia.

Santos was scouted and signed to Corinthians in Brazil by age 17, starting his professional football career. This lead to playing internationally in countries such a France, Romania, Spain, Portugal, Australia and Indonesia.

Throughout Santos professional playing career he always took a side interest in developing youth. He wanted to inspire and share the love of football with the smiling faces he encountered throughout his travels. This naturally lead to him focusing on his coaching career.