Pedro has a wealth of experience as a professional player having played for premier Brazilian organizations like Sport Club Goias and Flamengo. As a professional athlete, he has the experience to recognize top soccer talent. He has translated his love for the game into a lucrative Youth Development Organization, Cruzeiro FC. Pedro was fortunate enough to have famous Brazilian coaching mentors like Zico and Dorival Júnior. Pedro holds the highest certification by USA soccer [USSF A] and holds various high-level certifications in Brazil and FIFA licenses in Peru.
Pedro’s goal at Chicago Futsal Academy is to develop athletes, their goals, their dreams, and their aspirations and is committed to helping them reach their fullest potential. We are excited to have him make strides in his new role here at Chicago Futsal Academy.
USSF B License
FIFA B Licensed with Peru Federation and Conmebol
XIX Soccer Coached International Course by São Paulo Federation of Soccer (Brazilian A License)
40 hrs Mentor course with Zico, and Dorival Júnior- Santos Coach, among others
Cruzeiro Chicago North Tournament Coordinator, Coach, General Manager ofCruzerio FC | April 2016
Hired by Cruzeiro E.C. to organize the USA TOUR 2014 where Cruzeiro played 4 professional matches against America-MX, Chivas-MX, Tigres-MX, and Miami
Organized Cruzeiro Tour which Cruzeiro Morelia-MX in Chicago (June 29, 2013)
Exchange program Director with Cruzeiro E.C., Goias E.C., Botafogo de Ribeirao Preto and Brazuca Academy in South America and Europe
Internship with Cruzeiro E.C., the Brazilian Champions 2013, observing the professional training and the academy
Schneider Soccer Company | Soccer Marketing Agency | Owner
Graduate of Judson University in Psychology & Minor in Business in 2002
Chicago Futsal Academy
6122 North Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Objective: As a Chicago Futsal Academy coach, my objective is to observe performance and share my knowledge and expertise to assist players in reaching higher levels of performance. As a coach, I will provide the tools for players to develop their thinking and actions in the game of soccer. As a philosophy, I encourage a positive coaching environment that enables learning, growth and teamwork. Throughout my coaching tenure, I heavily focus on developing the young athlete physically through proper conditioning and movement techniques, to lessen the possibility of injury.
National D Licensed Coach by United States Soccer Federation
Coach | Chicago Futsal Academy | 2014 - 2016
Coaching various age and skill levels with ongoing programs: CFA Elite Training, Soccer Monsters (ages 3 - 5), Speed + Agility, Adult Training
Coordinator | Chicago Futsal Academy Soccer Tournaments