Giancarlo Calla came to Providence from North Carolina in 2007, playing three seasons for the Freemen. Calla graduated from Providence in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Calla was a strong leader on the field as he was a Co-Captain in his graduating season. His soccer experience began much before his time at Providence. Calla first played for the Orange County Strikers Soccer Club from 94-98, then played for the North Mecklenburg Soccer Club from 99-03.
Calla began coaching soccer in 2007 as a head coach in the U-13 Otterburne soccer league. He was hired in 2010 as the assistant coach for the Pilots men’s soccer team under head coach Martin Ward. After one season under Martin Ward, Calla was hired as the women's head coach. Giancarlo enters his 4th season as head coach of the women's soccer team. In his 4 years he has won 2 MCAC championships, 1 NCCAA regional title and finished 3rd at NCCAA nationals twice. Calla was awarded the NCCAA North Central region coach of the year in 2013.