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International Coaching Symposium - Texas
International Coaching Symposium, presented by the International Soccer School is a 3 Day event filled with world-class theoretical and practical sessions. Come learn from the best in the world this July!
July 7-9, 20223
Westin Calleria Dallas
13340 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240
International Coaching Symposium - Florida
International Coaching Symposium, presented by the International Soccer School is a 3 Day event filled with world-class theoretical and practical sessions. Come learn from the best in the world this August!
August 4-6, 2023
Orlando World Center Marriott
8701 World Center Dr, Orlando, FL 32821
Learn from the Best in the World
INTERNATIONAL COACHING SYMPOSIUM
Alberto Moríñigo Díaz
Head of Football, Real Madrid Club de Futbol
Alberto Moríñigo Díaz is the Head of Football at the Real Madrid C.F. Youth Academy, La Fábrica, with over 20 years at the club. He started as a footballer for Real Madrid C.F. at age 9 and played for the club throughout his entire playing career. During his time as a player at Real Madrid, he received an education and training based on discipline, perseverance, hard work, respect, and companionship.
Since 2010, Coach Moríñigo has worked in the management of the Real Madrid C.F. Youth System and currently is the Technical Director for La Fábrica. He is directly involved in the formation of elite players, the academy’s methodology, the selection process of the technical team, and the organization of the daily activities for all the youth categories.
Technical Advisor, West Ham United
The Florida Soccer School is humbled and proud to present Alan Irvine, the Technical Advisor to David Moyes at West Ham United in the English Premier League (EPL).
Coach Irvine is widely regarded as one of the finest coaches in the English game, and is a hugely respected figure that is admired by players and his coaching peers in the EPL. He comes to us with years of experience coaching some of the biggest and best players in the world, in arguably the top league in the world, the English Premier League.
Coach Irvine has managed English Premier Leauge Clubs West Bromwich Albion and Norwich City, and has also been assistant manager with David Moyes at Everton and West Ham United.
Coach Irvine has also spent time as Academy Director at Goodison Park for one of the top youth academies in the world, Everton, and prior to that was also Academy Director at Newcastle United.
Ekkono, Soccer Services Barcelona
The Ekkono Method is a football training methodology used by more than 40 professional clubs and football federations all over the world. Ekonno also works directly with professional players to improve decision making, daily performance, and helps players maximize their own identity.
Since 2003, thousands of players, coaches, and football organizations have benefited from the Ekkono Method's know-how. Some of the most relevant player profiles include Christian Pulisic (Chelsea FC), Cesc Fabregas (Spain) and Vero Boquette (AC Milan).
Paris Saint Germain (France), Pachuca (Mexico), IFK Goteborg (Sweden), the Japanese Football Federation are a few of the clubs and federations that have taken advantage of the Ekkono Method.
Real Madrid Club de Futbol
Real Madrid C.F. is one of the most widely supported and successful clubs in the world and one of the three founding members of La Liga that has never been relegated from the top division, since its inception in 1929. The club has had unparalleled success winning a record 34 La Liga titles, a record 13 UEFA Champions League titles, a record 7 International Club World Championships, the Copa del Rey 19 times, and the Supercopa de España 12 times.
La Fábrica (“The Factory”) is the name given to Real Madrid’s pro academy. Considered one of the best player development centers in the world, La Fábrica has produced a number of players that have contributed to Real Madrid’s sustained sporting success, such as Iker Casillas, Raul González, Dani Carvajal, and Achráf Hakimi.
Cris da Silva
Capelli Sport USA, Technical Director
The Florida Soccer School is proud to present Cristian da Silva the Technical Director for Capelli Sport USA, former Assistant Coach for the United States U-15 and U-17 Youth National Teams, and professional scout for the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). Coach da Silva is considered an expert in the scouting field and one of the top scouts in the United States.
Coach da Silva has spent the past two years as the Technical Director for Capelli Sport USA where he is responsible for the talent identification in the US market, supporting Capelli Sports partners with their technical needs, the organization and operation of Capelli Sport IDC Centers, as well as identifying players for HB Koge and MSV Duisburg.
Coach da Silva was the USSF Talent ID Manager for the East Region. In his position, he was responsible for working closely with United States Youth National Team coaches on their positional needs and scouting for the United States U-14 through U-20 Youth National Teams. As a scouting expert, he was also responsible for managing and educating a network of over 30 scouts in the east region, the organization of the network of east region scouts, and for teaching the United States Soccer Federation Talent ID Scouting License.
Assistant Coach, US Senior Men's National Team
Luchi Gonzalez, is currently an assistant coach for the United States Senior Men’s National Team. Coach Gonzalez joined the team during the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers and will serve as an assistant to coach Gregg Berhalter for the United States at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Coach Gonzalez, a Florida native, began his coaching career at Kendall Soccer Club and Gulliver High School, both in Miami, while he was a full time teacher. In 2012, he left Miami to join FC Dallas as an academy coach where he won National Championships two year in a row. Shortly after he was promoted to academy director and, in 2019, Coach Gonzalez was promoted to FC Dallas First Team Head Coach in Major League Soccer (MLS).
In his first two years at FC Dallas, Coach Gonzalez made back to back MLS Cup playoffs, fielding one of the youngest teams in the league. Coach Gonzalez quickly became known for promoting younger players and went on to set the franchise record for the most academy homegrown players to be sold overseas. His list includes the likes of Weston McKinney, Reggie Cannon, Bryan Reynolds, and most recently Ricardo Pepi.
Orlando City B Head Coach & Academy Director
Marcelo Neveleff is the the Orlando City B Head Coach and Orlando City's Academy Director. Coach Neveleff is responsible for overseeing the Club's development pyramid while serving at the helm for its United Soccer League (USL) League One side.
Neveleff joined the Club in May of 2019 from the New England Revolution, where he had served as the first team assistant coach since 2017. During his time in New England, Neveleff worked with U.S. Soccer as both a Technical Advisor for the Boys’ Development Academy and as an Assistant for the U-20 Men’s National Team.
In 2017, he was part of a staff that helped lead the U-20s to win the CONCACAF U-20 Championship. In 2018 he helped coach the US U-20 Men’s National Team that won the CONCACAF tournament and reached the quarterfinals of U-20 FIFA World Cup in Poland.