Gabriel Martinez Poch

Head Fitness Coach
New England Revolution

Gabriel Martínez Poch is entering his third season as Head Fitness Coach for the New England Revolution after joining the technical staff in January 2019.  Poch, who works closely with Director of Sports Performance Jarryd Phillips under the direction of Sporting Director Bruce Arena, brings extensive experience with top-flight clubs in South America to the Revolution, most recently with Mineros de Guayana of the Venezuelan First Division.

Poch, 55, has worked for two decades as a sports science specialist with several top clubs around the world, including stints at multiple top-division outfits in South America. A native of La Plata, Argentina, he has worked extensively for clubs in South America, Europe, and Asia. Most recently, he helped guide Argentine side Aldosivi de Mar del Plata to promotion into the Argentina SuperLiga as a methodologist and technical assistant in 2018. Poch earned his UEFA Level 3 'B' License in Barcelona in 2015.

In addition to his time with Aldosivi, Poch’s prior experience is highlighted by stints with 18 different clubs in Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Spain, Romania, the United States, Kuwait, and Qatar. Poch has helped clubs to a number of major accomplishments, including a Bolivian Primera Divisón title with Wilstermann in 2006, and an Ecuadorian Serie A championship with Deportivo Quito in 2009. He also helped guide several clubs to promotion in their respective leagues.

Gabriel Martinez Poch’s Fitness Coaching Background

New England Revolution (Head Fitness Coach)

2019-Present

Mineros de Guayana

2018-19

Aldosivi Mar del Plata

2017-18

Club Olimpio

2017

Qatar S.C.

2016

Club Atletico Temperley

2014-15

Club Villa San Carlos

2013

Al Tadhamon

2012

Independiente del Valle

2011

Universitatea Craiova

2010

Deportivo Quito

2009

Club Jorge Wilstermann

2006-07

Club Almagro

2004-05

Club Blooming

2002-03

San Pedro Alcantara

2002

Club Nueva Chicago

2001

Estudiantes de La Plata

2000