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Head Coach Junior Team (U16)

Head Coach Junior Team (U16)

Álvaro Fernández

Head Coach Varsity Team (U19)

Head Coach Varsity Team (U19)

Pablo Gil

Assistant Coach Junior Team (U16)

Assistant Coach Junior Team (U16)

Borja Acha

Assistant Coach Varsity Team (U19)

Assistant Coach Varsity Team (U19)

Tomás Lober

Goalkeeper Coach

Goalkeeper Coach

Ivan Almodovar

 

Video and Performance Analyst

Video and Performance Analyst

Diego Ferrer

International Development Scout

International Development Scout

Santiago Palacios

Physiotherapist

Physiotherapist

Marta Nieva

Physiotherapist

Physiotherapist

Mateo Pérez

  • Head Coach Junior Team (U16)
  • Head Coach Varsity Team (U19)
  • Assistant Coach Junior Team (U16)
  • Assistant Coach Varsity Team (U19)
  • Goalkeeper Coach
  • Video and Performance Analyst
  • International Development Scout
  • Physiotherapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Head Coach Junior Team (U16)

    Meet our Junior Head Coach Alvaro

    He joined our Getafe International MFA program after 12 years of professional experience coaching 2nd and 3rd division teams. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Physical Education and two master degrees: one in Soccer Physical Preparation and another in Education.

    His specialty in the team is to personally assess the performance of the players and manage their daily training schedule.

    He is a UEFA-PRO coach who worked in the Spanish Soccer Federation before joining out team.

    More details:

    • Professional Fitness Coach
    • Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education
    • Master’s Degree in Soccer Physical Preparation 
    • Specialist in Performance Assessment 

     

  • Head Coach Varsity Team (U19)

    Meet our Varsity Head Coach Pablo

    After 15 years as a professional soccer player in first division and in European competitions, Pablo Gil joined the Getafe International MFA team this year to lead the training of our Varsity team. He has been champion both in Spain and Europe.
     
    He holds a UEFA A certification and is currently preparing his and UEFA PRO certificate. Pablo studied his Bachelor degree in Physical Education, Nutrition and Fitness Coach.
     
     

     

     
  • Assistant Coach Junior Team (U16)

    Meet our Junior Assistant  Coach Borja Acha

    Borja has a bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Sport Sciences from the Universidad Francisco Vitoria in Madrid, specializing in High Performance Soccer Training and Physical Preparation.

    He has been a player in 3rd Division and 2nd B in Spain for 8 years as well as a youth Soccer Coach in Spain for the past 10 years in different categories U-10 U-12 U-14 and U-16.

  • Assistant Coach Varsity Team (U19)

    Meet our Assistant Coach Tomás

    Tomás joined our Getafe International MFA program after 10 years of coaching youth soccer in Argentina, United States, and Spain.

    He has earned a Bachelor´s Degree from the University of Texas in Exercise Sports Science and is finishing his masters program in Elite Training with the Olympic Spanish Committee. Tomas also spent two years as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the collegiate level in Texas before arriving to Spain and he currently holds his UEFA B License.  

  • Goalkeeper Coach

    Meet our Goalkeeper Coach Ivan

    Trained in the best youth academies of Spain, Ivan has played for clubs like AD Torrejón CF, Real Madrid, CD Guadalajara or CD Mensajero in the highest category U19 at national level and even debuting in the third highest category of Spanish soccer. He is currently goalkeeper in AD Colmenar Viejo, sixth category of Spanish soccer.

    As a goalkeeping coach, despite his young age, he has trained in clubs such as AD Torrejón and CD Isoba in the second highest category U19, and AD Alcorcon SAD in the first division U19.

     

  • Video and Performance Analyst

    Diego Ferrer

  • International Development Scout

    Meet our International Development Scout

    After 10 years of experience as a professional player in first division clubs in Mexico and the Netherlands, Santiago joined our Academy in 2019.

    He has earned a Bachelor's degree in International Business and Management from the University of Arnhem and Nijmegen in the Netherlands, and holds a MBA in Sports Management.

    Santiago also holds the UEFA A Coaching Licence, he has 3 years of experience as coach in Spanish youth academies, and is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Dutch.

  • Physiotherapist

    Meet our Team´s Physiotherapist Marta Nieva

    Marta Nieva is an enthusiastic physiotherapist who holds a Master Degree in physiotherapy and has a diploma certificate in Football Medicine. She has also worked for two professional soccer clubs in Spain.

  • Physiotherapist

    Meet our Team´s Physiotherapist Mateo Pérez

    Mateo is a recognised physiotherapist in Madrid who has several years of experience working for professional soccer clubs. He holds a Master degree in physiotherapy and has expertise in diagnosis and recovery of injuries related with soccer. 

  • Head Coach Junior Team (U16)
  • Head Coach Varsity Team (U19)
  • Assistant Coach Junior Team (U16)
  • Assistant Coach Varsity Team (U19)
  • Goalkeeper Coach
  • Video and Performance Analyst
  • International Development Scout
  • Physiotherapist
  • Physiotherapist
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