Website Manager

CO ELEVATION FC

Layla Carrero

Director of Technical Coaching

Head Coach 2009G Peak Summit & 05G Summit


Give 100% effort, 80% teamwork and 20% individuality, and the game will be the best you’ve ever played. Start simple, then fluff your stuff.

College Attended:

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha NE - Grad 2016

  • Full-ride scholarship, combined academics and athletics - Gunnar Horn Talent (Journalism) Scholarship and Division I Women’s Soccer scholarship.
  • Played Division I, Summit League 

High School Attended:

Chaparral HS Parker, CO - Grad 2012

  • Played all four years as a starting center mid - received First Team All-League (senior year) and Honorable Mention (sophomore and junior years).

Coaching History:

  • Private Coach - 2016 - 2018
  • Colorado Elevation FC 2016 - present 

Playing History:

  • Skyline (bottom team-coached by Marc)
  • Littleton United (second team)
  • Real (ECNL) National team (top team)
  • Real (ECNL) National team (top team)
  • Chaparral HS Girls Varsity 2008-12
  • Rapids Women’s Super-20 team 2011-12
  • Rapids Women’s Team (W-League) 2012-13
  • Division I at University of Nebraska at Omaha 2012-16
  • Arapahoe Sports Center (indoor COED league) 2016-present

Licenses:

  • National E License
  • Safesport trained

Fun facts:

  • Favorite international soccer club 
    Juventus 
  • Favorite international soccer player or coach
    Weston McKennie
  • Soccer position(s) you played
    Youth/High School - played Center Mid/Forward
    College  - Center Midfield/Forward
  • How or who got you started up in soccer:
    My dad (who is Elevation’s Founder and Club Director). Needless to say, as soon as I turned 3, I was a goner.
  • Favorite before game meal/snack
    Oddly, I can’t eat before a game. I get a ton of adrenaline, so water is and was my snack.
  • Favorite aspect of youth soccer
    No matter what age they are, when player’s own up to the technical challenges, tactical movement and game obstacles, it really is the best development to watch. Settling for less and seeing players wanting more from one another and from themselves is the reason I coach. It’s something I had to deal with when I was younger and I want to be the resource and support for those players.
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