Carlos Ischia (born 28 October 1956 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine footballer. He was the head coach of Deportivo Quito until May 14, 2012.
Playing career 
Ischia played for Chacarita Juniors and Vélez Sársfield in Argentina as well as representing the Argentina national football team.
In 1984 Ischia moved to Colombia where he played for América de Cali and Junior. He retired in 1989 due to injury.
Managerial career 
Ischia was field assistant for Carlos Bianchi at Vélez Sársfield and Boca Juniors before becoming first team coach at Vélez.
In 2004 Ischia was appointed as manager of Gimnasia de La Plata. In 2005 he took over at Junior in Colombia, but left later that year due to differences with the directors and constant media pressure. In 2007 he was appointed the new manager of struggling Rosario Central, but after 14 games of the Apertura 2007 Ischia resigned with the club bottom of the table and perilously close to the automatic relegation places.
In December 2007 Ischia was appointed as the new manager of Boca Juniors after the resignation of Miguel Ángel Russo. On December 23, 2008 his team managed to avoid a two goal defeat against Club Atlético Tigre to win the Apertura 2008 championship. On 27 May 2009 Boca Juniors announced that Ischia would quit as manager at the end of the Clausura 2009 tournament, he was replaced by Alfio Basile. He replaced Ricardo Lavolpe to become the head coach of Atlas F.C. In mid-2011, Ischia became the new manager of Deportivo Quito, making his debut in Ecuadorian football.
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