Nuno has over 15 years of Professional Coaching experience in both the Duncanville and Arlington ISD as a Coach and Teacher. For the past 4 years he has been the Head Boys Soccer coach at the very rich and proud soccer pedigree “City Of Champions” Duncanville High School.
Previously, Coach Passos helped establish Arlington Sam Houston into a perennial District and Area contender, before leaving the school in 2009. Coach Passos has been named the District Coach of the Year twice (2007, 2009) and was a Tasco Region 1 Coach of the Year Finalist in both 2012 and 2009.
Coach Passos has been with Solar since 2008 and has won back to back State Championships, back to back Classic League Championships and a Premier League West Championship. Coach Passos has also qualified and coached two different teams to Dallas Cup and Disney Showcase Tournaments. Finally, Nuno has also coached in the USYS Regionals championships in back to back years 2012-13.
Coach Passos was born in Oeiras, Portugal and played his youth, select and high school soccer in Toronto, Canada. Nuno has a Bachelor of Science and a Texas State Board Educator Certificate from Tarleton State University (1999).
Currently, Nuno holds a “ USSF National D” license and is both an Academy and Club Coach in Tarrant County for Solar Red.