Carles Cuadrat Xiqués (28 October 1968) is a Spanish Coach who is currently serving as Assistant Coach under Albert Roca for I-League club Bengaluru FC.
Carles Cuadrat began his life as a professional footballer in the FC Barcelona Acadamy from the age of 10, remaining at the club for ten years.
During this time, he represented the Spanish national team on 14 occasions at U – 16, 17 and 18 levels; including a 3rd Place finish at the 1985 European Youth Championships held in Hungary.
He spent the majority of his senior career playing in Spain’s second tier with S.E. Sabadell and C.F. Gava.
During the later stages of his playing career, Carles Cuadrat began his coaching tutelage as the Youth Academy Director at C.F. Gava for three years.
1998, Carles Cuadrat was snapped up by FC Barcelona, spending the 11 years as a Coach and Physical Trainer of the U-14, 16 and 17 teams.
In 2009, Carles Cuadrat was recruited by Frank Rijkaard to join him as an Assistant Coach for Turkish giants Galatasaray, where he spent the next 2 seasons.
In the summer of 2011, Carles Cuadrat agreed to leave Galatasaray and join the National Team of Saudi Arabia as Assistant Coach to Frank Rijkaard; Cuadrat left this position in 2013.
Carles Cuadrat was installed as Albert Roca’s assistant coach for the El Salvador national team in 2014.
In July 2016, Cuadrat signed on as the Assistant Coach under Albert Roca for Indian I-League club Bengaluru FC.
|UEFA A Coaching License|
|Degree in Physical Training||University of Barcelona|
|Masters in Football||National Institute of Physical Education|
|Professional Football Coach Certificate||Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF)|
|1995-1998||Youth Academy Director||Spain||C.F. Gava|
|1998-2009||Assistant Coach / Physical Trainer||Spain||FC Barcelona Academy|
|2011-2013||Assistant Coach||Saudi Arabia||National Team|
|2014-2015||Assistant Coach||El Salvador||National Team|
|2016-||Assistant Coach||India||Bengaluru FC|
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