MV8 Football Soccer Academy 2018-10-09T20:13:13+02:00

The MV8 Football Academy is a professional Soccer Football Academy in Spain, that attracts youth players from around the world and gives them the opportunity to train and compete at the Spanish highest level.

Massimo Valenziano

Massimo Valenziano

Massimo is the founder of MV8 International Football Academy. Once a player at Palermo, he is now an FA A Licence qualified coach who has had the  experience of coaching in many different countries including UK, Ireland, Russia, Italy and Spain.

Since 2002, Massimo has worked alongside AC Milan in Italy, UK and Spain where he still coaches courses during the summer months. Other significant roles that Massimo has undertaken have included working with Scunthorpe United and its Centre of Excellence for five years as a technical director and overseeing the technical development of a large Russian Club.

In the last 2 years, he has worked as a Director of Football in one of the major Football Academy in Madrid.

Michele Stivaletta

Michele Stivaletta

Michele is a professional UEFA B licence football coach working towards his UEFA A licence.

Michele has obtained two Graduate Degrees in Sports Science and Educational Sciences. He has coaching experience at all age groups and has worked with clubs such as Juventus F.C. and A.C. Milan. Over recent years Michele has been working as the head coach for an Italian club side who are currently playing in the Serie D league. Additionally, Michele has international experience, including being employed in South Africa, Spain, Germany and Italy.

Hugo Sanchez

Hugo Sanchez

Hugo is the physical trainer of MV8 Academy.

He is an ex player of Sevilla Football Club, and previous experience has included collaborating with a professional team in the UK as a physical trainer. Hugo specialises in Functional Programming and Assessment of Strength training programmes. He also currently works for a Professional Football Club.

Francisco Javier Lledó

Francisco Javier Lledó

Francisco is the MV8 goalkeeper coach.

Currently, Francisco is also working as the main goalkeeper coach at Real Betis. He has played professionally for Atletico de Madrid, Real Valladolid, Real Murcia, Real Oviedo and Albacete.

Francisco’s experience will benefit all the MV8 Academy players.

Hugo Sanchez

Sebi Carruba

Sebi has been a FIFA agent since 2010 and has worked with many professional teams based in Italy as well as internationally.

Having worked as a youth scout for Atalanta and Catania, we are delighted to have Sebi on the MV8 team.

Hugo Sanchez

Sofiane Ouldbrahim

Sofiane Ouldbrahim is the MV8 Football Academy North America Coordinator.

Sofiane has worked with the MV8 Football Academy since 2016.

Sofiane holds a Youth Coaching License Category C from USA and has worked and been involved within youth level football for the last 19 years with huge management experience. He holds a Graduation Degree in Communication and Public Relations and Post Graduation in Human Resources.

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