Pablo Moreira
Pablo Moreira

Assistant Coach

Pablo Moreira at a Glance:

  • Two-time MLS Cup champion (2015 and 2020) as an Assistant Coach enters first season with New England and 10th campaign as an assistant in MLS.
  • In 2020, became the youngest Assistant Coach in MLS history to win multiple MLS Cups, doing so with two different clubs. 
  • Possesses MLS Playoff win percentage of .688 as an assistant.
  • Won 2021 Campeones Cup with Columbus.

Pablo Moreira is in his first season as an Assistant Coach with the New England Revolution and his 10th season as an assistant in Major League Soccer. Moreira is a two-time MLS Cup champion over 339 matches in his career. During his time in MLS, Moreira has coached an MLS League MVP, MLS Cup MVP, Newcomer of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year, seven MLS Best XI selections, and nine MLS All-Star Selections en route to 137 total career wins.

Prior to joining the Revolution, Moreira served as an Assistant Coach for the Columbus Crew from 2019-22. Moreira helped the club win the 2020 MLS Cup, becoming the youngest Assistant Coach in MLS history to win multiple MLS Cups – doing so with two different clubs in each conference. The next year, he helped lead Columbus to the 2021 Campeones Cup, the club’s first international trophy, beating Liga MX Champions Cruz Azul.

Moreira, 38, entered the professional ranks as an Assistant Coach for the Portland Timbers from 2013-17. Moreira’s first season with the Timbers included a 23-point improvement and a 43 goal-differential improvement from the previous season, securing a first-place finish in the Western Conference and the club’s first postseason berth. Additionally, Moreira helped lead the Portland Timbers to their first MLS Cup championship in 2015, as well as Concacaf Champions League appearances in 2014 and 2016, Western Conference regular season first-place finishes in 2013 and 2017, and a Cascadia Cup in 2017.

Collegiately, Moreira served as an Assistant Coach / Video Analyst at the University of Akron from 2010-2012. During his three seasons with the Zips, Moreira posted a 55-6-9 record through 70 games. In addition, he garnered the No. 2 recruiting class in the nation in each of his first three years, producing 14 professionals into the MLS ranks during that span. In 2011, Akron set an MLS record for most first-round selections from a single school, landing five of the first eight picks during the MLS Super Draft.  Akron won the National Championship in 2010 in addition to winning the Mid-American Conference Regular-Season Championship in 2010, 2011, and 2012 and the Mid-American Conference Tournament championship in 2010 and 2012.

Moreira played as a forward for the Akron Zips from 2003-07. Moreira was on the first Mid-American Conference team to be ranked #1 in the nation in any sport in 2005. He earned All-Mid-American Conference honors in 2006 and 2007, in addition to winning three Mid-American Conference regular season (2005, 2006, 2007) and Conference Tournament championships (2004, 2005, 2007).

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Moreira comes from great soccer lineage as he is the son of former Uruguayan International Jose “Chico” Moreira, who in 1980 with club side Nacional went on to capture the South American Treble winning the Club World Cup, Copa Libertadores, and Uruguayan Primera Division League Title, in addition to winning the 1980 Mundialito (Copa de Oro de Campeones Mundiales) with his nation of Uruguay.

Pablo Moreira’s Background

New England Revolution (Assistant Coach)


Columbus Crew (Assistant Coach)


Portland Timbers (Assistant Coach)


University of Akron (Assistant Coach)