Mota's Soccer Academy


Gus Mota has joined the University of Houston soccer program as an assistant coach. Mota comes to the University of Houston after spending the last four seasons as the Head Coach at Greensboro College. Prior to Greensboro College Gus had coaching stops as an assistant coach at Sam Houston State University and Southeastern Louisiana University, Southern Wesleyan University, and the University of South Carolina.


  • Native of Columbia, S.C.
  • Graduate of Clemson University
  • Family Includes: wife, Bailey
  • Currently resides in Katy, TX

At Greensboro College

  • Head Women’s Soccer Coach 2015-18
    • 52-19-4 (.693) career record in 4 seasons
    • 22-14-4 record in USA South Athletic Conference play
    • Lead team to program best 17-1-0 record in 2018
    • Lead team to first undefeated regular season 16-0 in 2018
    • Lead team to first USA South Conference Championship in 15 years in 2018
    • Mota’s teams hold eight single season records (Total Points | Points Per Game | Goals | Goals Per Game | Assists | Assists Per Game |  Goals Against Average)
    • Mota’s teams hold three single game records (Total Points | Goals | Assists)
    • Led 2016 team to first conference tournament game victory in six seasons
    • Broke a combined 13 single season records in first three seasons

Mota's Player Development

  • Twelve All-Conference Selections
  • Four all-region selections
  • One National Team Selection
  • Highest Individual and Team GPA's
  • Soccer Tour Trip to Spain