Leo Percovich, a veteran coach with MLS, La Liga and national team experience enters his second year as an assistant coach with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club.
Percovich, 44, is a former Copa Libertadores and Uruguayan First Division champion. A native of Montevideo, Uruguay, he served as a goalkeeper coach with the Colorado Rapids (2006-2007) and Chivas USA (2008-2009) before joining Toronto FC as an assistant coach in 2009.
Percovich has trained under various coaches throughout Europe and Latin America, including spending time with club sides Real Madrid, Valencia, Stuttgart, Cruzeiro and Pachuca as well as the national teams of Brazil, France and Uruguay.
In his time as a player, Percovich made six appearances with the Uruguayan National Team during a professional career that saw him suit up for Nacional de Montevideo (1987-1993), Atletico Mineiro (1994), Guarani FC (1995), Fluminese FC (1995-1999), as well as Alianza de Lima in 2000 and Racing de Ferrol in 2001.