The longtime leader of lower-division soccer in the United States.
Marcos was the founder of the organization that became the United Soccer Leagues, the umbrella organization of lower-division soccer in the United States. He had been an official of several North American Soccer League teams and then founded the USL in 1987 as the Southwest Indoor Soccer League, centered in Texas. Over the following several decades, he led it through a series of phases as it grew into a national organization. He also was commissioner of the A-League and a vice president of the U.S. Soccer Federation. He won the USSF’s Werner Fricker Builder Award in 2007.
Inducted in 2024.