8 May 2019.Sofia
The first event of the inovative “Sport X” seminar will look at the contemporary requirements for young players from a perspective other than the technical and tactical part of the training process. The purpose of the event is to provide up-to-date information on good and successful practices in the organization and management of the youth academy, nutrition, psychology, meeting the requirements and expectations of scouts and specialists from Western Europe and others.
Giuseppe Geria is a director of the Juventus Academy in the period 2013 and 2015. In the last three years he has been in the same position in Pescara, while in the meantime he is a lecturer in the Coaches’ School of the Italian Football Federation in Coverciano. Mr. Geria will share his rich experience with the Bulgarian audience and we will all learn more about working with talents and his requirements, as well as about the management of football academies in Italy.
Paul Brackwell has over 40 years of experience in coaching, UEFA “A” licensed by the English Football Association, and has over 20 years of experience in Aston Villa. He is currently responsible for the development and training of talents at the Birmingham Academy. During the seminar, Mr. Brackwell will deliver two lectures presenting how to work in the glorious English club structure.
Pavlin Panayotov is an individual coach, scout and licensed agent in the Scottish Football Association with nearly 30 years of experience on the Island. Scout of the Stoke City Academy in 2013-2015. He works and prepares young footballers for trials for clubs in the Premier League of Scotland and the Premier League of England, including Celtic, Rangers, Manchester City, Tottenham, Wolverhampton and others.
Dr. Rayna Stoyanova is a specialist in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, as well as an assistant in the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapy at Medical University Sofia. She has gained invaluable experience as a result of her work with clubs such as Ludogorets and Levski, world chess champion Veselin Topalov, and French tennis star Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Dr. Stoyanova is a graduate of the legendary Pierre Dukan and has specialized in his clinic in Paris, a member of the International Association of Sports Nutrition, based in the United States. From her we will learn what are the modern requirements in terms of proper nutrition and diet.
WHEN AND WHERE
8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 10:00 Lecture 1
10:00 – 11:00 Lecture 2
11:00 – 12:00 Lecture 3
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch (in the price)
13:00 – 14:00 Lecture 4
14:15 – 15:15 Lecture 5
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 – 16:45 Lecture 6
17:00 – 18:00 Lecture 7
18:00 – 18:30 Networking
SPORT X is suitable both for football coaches and professionals working in the system of youth football academies , scouts and agents, as well as for all young and ambitious people who want to gain knowledge about the work and the organization at club’s academies in the Western Europe and develop in the field of football.
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