our technical team

Rubén Estelles – General Manager

UEFA A. He has worked abroad as director of soccer academies in countries such as Singapore, United Arab Emirates, USA.

David Sanz – Headcoach

UEFA PRO. He has been head coach of important Spanish academies such as Valencia C.F. He also worked as Technical Director Valencia CF Academy.

Óscar Suárez – Headcoach

UEFA PRO . Experience in Coordination of Trainers and Training in Valencia CF, Director of Methodology in Columbus Crew SC (USA). As 1st coach Valencia CF Women, 1st division (2009/2011 & 2018/2019)

Pablo Pérez – Football Director

UEFA PRO. Advanced course of training and methodology in football, Advanced course of analysis and scouting. He has experience as a coach in Levante UD, Cf San José, CF Torrelevante and Huracan Valencia CF.

Carlos de Lera – International Relation

Former Fundació Valencia CF Sporting Director during 12 years. He is in charge of sports events and training camps with international teams.

Paco Fernandez – Goalkeeper Coach

UEFA A. Coach of goalkeepers, former professional goalkeeper (Levante UD, Algeciras CF, Novelda CF, …) still active, with a long career in different teams and as a coach in several schools.

Isar Bahri Wadhwa  – Coach / Tutor

He has worked in India and USA. He lives in our sports residence and takes care of the player’s housing needs.

Vicente Linares – Coach

He is the coach in charge of the players’ technification. In this way, players can perfect their individual technique.

Robin Haon – Physiotherapist

Graduated in Physiotherapy from CEU, INEF from the University of Montpellier & Master in Sports Physics. He is in contact with other sports such as rugby and fencing.

J.M. Periáñez – Fitness Coach

Graduate in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, Master in Injury Prevention and Sports Readaptation, in charge of the area of Physical  reparation and Readaptation. Personal trainer and ex-player of Sevilla F.C.

Corentin Zevounou – Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy student at the CEU. Basketball, football and rugby player from Lyon, France.

Hugo Sanchez – Physiotherapist

Third year physiotherapy student at the CEU. Football, tennis and rugby player. Originally from Toulouse, France.

Laia Tatay – Operation Director

She is in charge of managing and administering the academy and solving any problem that players may have about VISA & legal situation.

Vega Alegre – Marketing Director

In charge of the academy life and football license management. She is in charge of helping the players with all the formalities they may need.

Ramón Cuello –Digital Development Designer

He is responsible for producing graphic arts and visual materials to effectively communicate information contained in all media platforms.

Noelia Herrero – Education Director

She has a degree in Teaching and Education. She is in charge of all issues related to the education of players and ensure the educational progress of these athletes.

Mahiro Hasegawa – International Relation

UEFA B. He has a sports formation. He is in charge of the academy’s international relations with Japan.

Silvia Safont – Spanish Teacher

She is our Spanish teacher at the academy. She prepares the players to be able to understand Spanish in the trainings with the local clubs and in their daily life in Valencia.

Francisco Igual – Driver

The academy has its own fleet of vehicles and drivers to transport the players to their training sessions and matches.

Olivia Diaz  – Bus Driver

The academy has its own fleet of vehicles and drivers to transport the players to their training sessions and matches.

Alfonso Plata  – Driver

The academy has its own fleet of vehicles and drivers to transport the players to their training sessions and matches.

Carmen Camacho – Transport Coordinator

The academy has its own fleet of vehicles and drivers to transport the players to their training sessions and matches.

Alejandro Falco – Driver

The academy has its own fleet of vehicles and drivers to transport the players to their training sessions and matches.


SPF Academy with Fulham Football Acedemy

Belén – Spanish Teacher

She is our Spanish teacher at the Fulham academy. She prepares the players to be able to understand Spanish in the trainings with the local clubs and in their daily life in Valencia.

Javier Estelles – Coach

UEFA A. He is the coach of U16 Female in Valencia C.F., he has experience abroad as a coach (China).

Jose Luis Lopez – Coach

UEFA A. He is the coach of U19 C.D. Serranos., he has experience as sports coordinator.

Jonathan Garcia – Physiotherapist

He’s the physio of the academy for Fulham players. He has experience as a sports physiotherapist in other football clubs.


our international relations

Mahiro Hasegawa – International Relation

UEFA B. He has a sports formation. He is in charge of the academy’s international relations with Japan.

Xavi Lin (TungYing Lin) – International Relation

He’s our Taiwan Official Partner. He is fluent in different languages such as English, Korean & Mandarin Chinese. He is in charge of the academy’s international relations with Chineese- speaking countries.

Jazira Doldakhanova – International Relation

Doctorate in Economics and Marketing. She is in charge of the
academy’s international relations
with Russian- speaking countries.

Masaki Hirakawa – International Relation

MSA Global Management. He is the chief executive of Masaki Sports Academy in Japan. He was ex-professional goalkeeper player in Japan too.


Our History

2016

SPF Sport Management was born in 2016, with the following initial services:

1. International football academy (2 types of programs)
2. Realization of Tournaments

At the beginning of the project and during the same 2016-2017 football season, there were 4 workers.

2017

The company managed the first edition of the SPF-Vila del Puig Men’s Tournament. In June 2017, during 3 days and with the participation of 12 teams and more than 250 players.

2018

At the end of 2017 it is extended to the following services for the current 2017-2018 season:

1. International football academy (4 types of programmes)
2. Realization of Tournaments
3. Group management (3 services: pre-season stages, training camps/football tours and camps with displacement)
4. University training for groups
5. Carrying out training with displacement

As a result, the number of employees has been increased to 13.

2019

This year the soccer academy is hosting more than 35 players in the annual program and more than 50 players in the short program, with an average stay of 1 month. These players come from more than 20 different nationalities.

Football and much more…

SPF Sport Management is a sports development consultancy specialized in management, coordination and implementation of projects for public and private entities aimed at optimizing and managing activities and sports facilities.