SET GK | Coaches (FL)
Cameron Sauro - GK Coach
Cameron is currently the assistant coach at Florida International University (FIU) men's soccer team, with prior experience at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) and Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU).
During his time as an assistant at ETSU, Sauro worked primarily with the goalkeeper unit. Under Sauro's guidance, the Buccaneers' defense ranked best in SoCon in the categories of goals-against and goals-against-average. In addition to his responsibilities on the pitch, Sauro helped successfully recruit nine players to ETSU while also serving as the head of operations, logistics, and opposition analysis.
Before arriving at ETSU, Sauro spent the 2018 campaign as a graduate assistant coach with the women's soccer program at SMSU. Sauro was heavily involved in all aspects of the program including executing training sessions, recruiting, academic affairs, match day preparation, organizing team camps, social media, and various logistical duties. As head of the program's academic affairs, Sauro helped the team achieve a GPA of 3.55 for the 2018 fall semester.
Prior to landing at SMSU, Sauro served as the goalkeeper coach at The 705 Academy in Alliston, Ontario, Canada. Sauro also served as an assistant U12 soccer coach at Barrie SC in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.
Before transitioning to the coaching ranks, Sauro played collegiately at King University (KU) where he was a four-year standout from 2012-2016 and a team captain for his final two seasons. Sauro was a two-time academic all-conference selection and held a 1.72 GAA with 74 saves in 27 career games with the Tornado.
Sauro holds a U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) 'D' License, a United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Level 2 Diploma, and is currently working to acquire his USSF 'C' License. Sauro obtained his Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from SMSU in 2019, and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) from KU in 2016.