Holding a USSF “A” license, Carlos Llamosa joins the Timbers coaching staff after spending the 2017 MLS campaign as an assistant coach with the New England Revolution.
A former MLS and U.S. Men’s National Team defender, Llamosa enjoyed a 16-year career in MLS as a player and a coach, as well as an additional four years as an assistant coach in the North American Soccer League (NASL) alongside Giovanni Savarese with the New York Cosmos. Prior to coaching with the Cosmos, Llamosa spent four seasons as an assistant coach with MLS club Chivas USA from 2009-2012.
As a player in MLS, Llamosa made 154 appearance (142 starts), recording three goals and four assists as a defender with D.C. United (1997-2000), Miami Fusion (2001), the New England Revolution (2002-2005) and Chivas USA (2006-2007). Starting a total of 27 postseason matches in his MLS career, Llamosa won two MLS Cup titles with D.C. United (1997, 1999). At the international level, Llamosa made 29 appearances for the United States, including appearances during the 1999 Confederations Cup, 2002 World Cup qualifiers and the 2002 FIFA World Cup.