Liliana CardenasĀ - Academy Administrator

Education:

  • BS Psychology, University of Houston (USA)
  • BS Kinesiology and Sports Management, The University of Houston (USA)

 

 

 

 

Email address: lcardenas@houstondynamo.com

 

Joel Lockhart - Head Athletic Trainer

Joel joins the Houston Dynamo staff after two years with the Indiana Fire Juniors and Indiana Fire Academy. In addition to covering the Development Academy at Indiana Fire, Joel also has experience working with in the U.S. Soccer Youth National Team system. His experiences include working with the U16 Boys’ National Team and the U14 Girls’ National Team. Joel graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and completed a two year Graduate Assistantship at Illinois Wesleyan University while completing his Masters of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Recreation-Athletic Training at Illinois State University in 2017. While at Illinois Wesleyan University, he primarily worked as the Athletic Trainer for their men's soccer, men's track & field and the 2016 NCAA Division III National Champion Women's Track & Field teams.

Email Address: jlockhart@houstondynamo.com  

 

 

Juan-Carlos Martinez - Equipment Manager

Former Houston Dash Assistant Coach Juan-Carlos Martinez will be our Equipment Manager for the 2019-2020 season. Martinez a native of Alice, Texas began his coaching path in Corpus Christi, Texas. After moving to Houston he became the Men’s Club Head Coach at his alma mater the University of Houston for 3 years taking the team to 2 conference championships. He entered into the Houston Dynamo Youth Programs before becoming an assistant for the Houston Dash under Interim-Head Coach Omar Morales during the 2017 season. In 2019 he assisted Kenny Bundy with the Dynamo USL 2 team the B.V. Cavalry. Martinez currently holds a USSF ‘C’ License.

 

Email Address: jmartinez@houstondynamo.com

 

 

Michael Gazouleas - Video Coordinator

Michael Gazouleas has been assisting with filming the Houston Dynamo Academy games since 2016.  He was raised in Houston and played soccer at Fort Bend Clements High School, before earning a bachelor's degree in MIS from Texas Tech University in 2015.  He now serves as the Video Coordinator and academy scout as well as assisting the head video analyst with the Houston Dynamo first team. 

Email Address: mgazouleas@houstondynamo.com