“My football journey has brought me to the Middle East, and I am very excited to learn from the players and the coaches in Dubai and contribute with my experience. I believe that this will be the beginning of a long and thrilling journey.”
Tiago is from Brazil, where he played soccer at a young age. After a halt of his career as a player, he decided to remain in the world of football and continue as a Coach.
He has been coaching since 2009 and he has gathered great experience across age groups – from age 6 up to professional level.
His debut as a coach took place in his hometown Pindamonhangaba (BR), later – in 2012 he moved to Rio de Janeiro. On a promising career path, he coached Paris Saint Germain Academy, Boavista SC and Campo Grande AC. In 2018 he moved to Europe where he worked with the Latvian team - Albatroz SC. and competed with their Senior Squad in the Third National Division and in the Latvia Cup. He took their U15’s squad to Gothia (Youth World Cup) in Sweden where 198 international tams fight for the cup each year and won 5th place in 2018.
Tiago’s coaching experience covers semi-professional & professional levels of coaching across England, Spain, Wales, Ireland, Russia, USA and more.
In America, he was Director of Coaching and Head Coach for the Football Academy of Hawaii. His hard work and achievements obtained him a O1 Visa Status attributed only to individuals with “Extraordinary Abilities”
Tiago’s Coaching Certificates include Licence levels C, B and A – obtained from ATFA (The Argentinian Football Association)
He also possesses a “Coaching Certificate” granted by “Paris Saint Germain Academy Brazil” and “FC Barcelona Academy Brazil” for his coaching performance in delivering Soccer Clinics.