Born: August 12, 1993
Birthplace: Recife, Brazil
College: Palm Beach Atlantic University (FL)
Previous Club: South Georgia Tormenta FC (USL L-1)
Pronunciation: Lucas coo-TEEN-yo
Lucas Coutinho was signed by FC Tulsa to its 2021 USL Championship roster.
2019-2020 – SOUTH GEORGIA TORMENTA FC (USL LEAGUE ONE)
Over the last two seasons, Coutinho was an offensive creator for Tormenta, racking up three goals and four assists over 25 league appearances. He seemed on track for even bigger numbers in his rookie season, scoring three goals and two assists in his first 16 matches of the 2019 campaign and was awarded a USL League One Player of the Week award.
He missed a long stretch of time after a head-on collision during a match put him in a five-day coma, ending his 2019 season. He returned to the pitch in 2020 and tied for the club lead in assists despite playing just 277 minutes all season.
2018 – LAKELAND TROPICS (USL LEAGUE TWO)
Coutinho moved from New York Cosmos B to the PDL (now USL League Two) and Lakeland Tropics.
2017 – NEW YORK COSMOS B (NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE)
After departing Palm Beach Atlantic University, Coutinho played a season of NPSL soccer with New York Cosmos B.
2016 – TREASURE COAST TRITONS (USL LEAGUE TWO)
2015 – SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA KING'S WARRIORS (USL LEAGUE TWO)
2013 – OCALA STAMPEDE (PDL)
While in college, Coutinho player in the summers for various PDL clubs, some of which are now in USL League Two.
COLLEGE & PERSONAL
While born in Recife, Brazil, Coutinho grew up in the States, attending college at Palm Beach Atlantic University in NCAA Div. II after prepping in South Carolina. He was a three-time collegiate All-American (2014, 2015 and 2016) at Palm Beach Atlantic, totaling 25 goals and 38 assists