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Juan Carlos Ortega Orozco (born March 19, 1967 in Atotonilco el Alto, Jalisco) is a Mexican former footballer who currently serves as Director of Methodology and Development for MLS club LA Galaxy, where he oversees the club's youth academy and development.[1]

Juan Carlos Ortega
Personal information
Full name Juan Carlos Ortega Orozco
Date of birth (1967-03-19) 19 March 1967 (age 52)
Place of birth Atotonilco el Alto, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
LA Galaxy (director)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1993 UdeG
1993–1996 UANL
1996 León
1996–1999 UANL
1999–2000 Correcaminos UAT
2000–2003 Tapatío
Teams managed
2003–2009 Guadalajara (Assistant)
2013 Guadalajara
2014 Guadalajara (Assistant)
2015–2019 Mexico U-15
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


  1. ^ "LA Galaxy name Juan Carlos Ortega Director of Methodology and Development". July 19, 2019. Retrieved July 19, 2019.

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