Douglas Oliveira joined the Liberty men's coaching staff as an assistant coach during the fall of 2020.
Oliveira has served as an assistant coach the past two seasons with the Mississippi Brilla FC. Based in Clinton, Miss., the soccer ministry and USL-2 team is Mississippi's only Premier Development League (PDL) franchise and performs ongoing inner-city work through its Urban Soccer Project. Also while working on his master's degree in human performance at Liberty, Oliveira served as the Flames team manager from Feb. 2019 through May 2020.
The Campinas, Brazil native played two collegiate seasons at Indiana Wesleyan and two collegiate seasons at John Brown. The Wildcats' center back, he was part of Indiana Wesleyan's NCCAA National runner-up squad in 2017. In addition, he played for the PDL's Charlotte Eagles from 2016-18. In 2017, he was named to the All-Eastern Conference team, as the Eagles won the PDL title.
Oliveira graduated from Indiana Wesleyan with a bachelor's degree in exercise science with a minor in coaching. He earned a master's degree in human performance with a strength and conditioning cognate from Liberty in May of 2020.
He holds a National "D" Coaching License from U.S. Soccer.