Adriano Moraes joined the Lincoln Memorial University soccer staff as an assistant coach in 2007 after playing a pivotal role in one of the most successful seasons in program history. During his 10-season stint on the staff, the Jacare, Brazil native has provided the men's and women's programs with substantial soccer knowledge, quality leadership and a work ethic that is second to none.
Moraes had the opportunity to play soccer at a high level, playing and training alongside several outstanding players and coaches in several clubs in Brazil, including San Jose Esporte Clube, Associatica Matonense and Associatica Internacional de Limeira.
Despite only playing for a single season, Moraes contributions are evident thanks to the tremendous accomplishments of the men's and women's programs during his time on the coaching staff.
Following his collegiate career, Moraes played and coached the Baton Rouge Capitals in the Professional Development League in the summer of 2008. Additionally, he currently holds the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Premier Diploma. Moraes has been a part of the Tennessee Olympic Development Program since 2013. He is also the men's soccer head coach at J. Frank White Academy, a K-12 school located on the LMU campus.
In addition, he has been working with youth soccer leagues and camps surrounding the community to promote the sport, help youth development and increase relationship with the community.