Carlos Semedo was born in Portugal and grew up there playing soccer as a child. His professional soccer career began at the age of 18 for the Clube de Futebol Estrela da Amadora in the Portuguese SuperLiga division 1. Carlos was a member of the Portuguese National team for U-18, U-20 and U-21. One of his greatest accomplishments is being a part of the Portuguese National team U-18, which won the European Soccer Championships.
Carlos continued his professional soccer career in Europe until 2002 when he came to the United States to play for the New England Revolution. In addition to N.E. Revolution, Carlos also played for Rochester Raging Rhinos and the Syracuse Salty Dogs.
Carlos has been coaching children's soccer since 2003. Prior to joining NESA, Carlos coached for the Red Devils and Emigrantes Das Ilhas, a Portuguese league. "I am so happy to be a part of NESA's coaching staff. As a coach, it is my responsibility to teach young children the importance of playing in a team environment, and the importance of developing leadership skills that will help these kids their entire lives."