Executive and Program Director
After growing up playing for several youth soccer and futsal academies in Brazil, Daniel moved to the United States in 2006 with a 100% athletic scholarship to play for Penn State University. Later, he transferred to the University of West Florida where he finished his college playing career and a degree in Business Administration, minor in Marketing. Later Daniel pursued his MBA in Business Administration at Eastern Michigan University. He has vast coaching experience in youth and college level soccer (Assistant Coach for Madonna University for 2 seasons). In 2014, Daniel co-founded and started as a Technical Director for the Michigan Futsal Factory Academy program. In 2016 he brought the program to Illinois and founded the IL Futsal Factory Academy.
- USSF A License
- US Youth Futsal Level 3 Certificate
- CBF Futsal & Soccer Talent Development Certificate
- 10+ years experience coaching Futsal and Soccer in the Midwest
- US Men's Futsal National Team since 2016
- Current member of US Men's National Team qualified for the 2021 FIFA World Cup
- Milwaukee Wave MASL (resigned for the 2021-22 season)
- College: Penn State and University of West Florida
- Youth: member of several Futsal and Soccer Academies in Brazil such as: Fluminense, Madureira, Tio Sam and Goias.
Program Director & Coach
After growing up playing futsal in Brazil, Hugo played professionally futsal for one year and then he played college for Celso Lisboa also in Brazil. After 3 years as a technical assistant at an academy club in Brazil he came to the US in 2018 to work as Head Coach with Soccer and Futsal with TetraBrazil company. He has 5 years as a head coach and trainer in US with youth teams and also working with another programs like Soccer Camps and Schools.
Assistant Coach at Bradesco Futsal ( 2016-2018 )
Head Coach at Bolingbrook Soccer Club ( 2018-2021 )
CBF Summer Soccer Camps In Chicago, California, Michigan, Oregon, Indiana ( 2021 )
IL Futsal Factory Academy (2021-Present)
USSF D License
CFB Futsal Course: “ High Perfomance Futsal Tactics ”
Futsal Course: “ Training of intelligent players in Futsal “ with the head coach of Santos FC
Futsal Course: “ Methodology of Futsal Training “ With the head coach of Minas TC
Futsal Course: “ Professional Futsal Training “ With the head coach of São José and Assistant coach of Brazilian National Futsal Team
Hugo played Futsal for several youth academies in Brazil like Flamengo, Fluminense and he played for the Rio de Janeiro State Team U15. Also he played professional Futsal one yer for America Fc and he played professional Fut7 for Flamengo and Botafogo
After growing up playing futsal and soccer for several clubs and academies in Brazil, Lucas got graduated in Physical Education and postgraduate in Sports Training only because of soccer. All of his researches are focused in soccer and he has an article published in a magazine for his Postgraduate Course in Brazil (“The relevance of technical-cognitive skills in modern football: a literature review”). After a few years working in differents areas of Physical Education, he decided to move to USA to work with soccer through the company TetraBrazil/Challenger Sports. He has four years of coaching experience in Youth soccer, being the head coach of soccer clubs and also working with various soccer programs, summer camps and schools.
-USSF D License
-Head Coach at a Youth Soccer Club in Chicago (acting)
-Head Coach at a Youth Soccer Club in Southern California (2 years)
- TetraBrazil Soccer certificate of instructions in soccer coaching and physical training (January 2018);
-Soccer course “Understanding the game: Game situations” (2021);
-Article publication of the Postgraduate Course in Sports Training, UFPR, in JOPEF Magazine, volume 18, number 2, year 2014. Title: "The relevance of technical-cognitive skills in modern football: a literature review."
- IL Futsal Factory Academy (2021 - Present)
-Federated Futsal in Brazil (9 years): Cultural Club, Curitibano Club, Parana Military Circle, Decisivo School, Marista Paranaense, Armazém da Bola, Bagozzi School).
-Federated Field Soccer (2 years): Boqueirão National of Soccer, Paranaense Center of Football.
-Futsal College in Brazil: University Federal of Parana.
USSF National B License
USSF National Youth License
La Liga Formation Methodology Level 2
1988-1992 - FC Kom Berkovitsa
1990-1992 - U18, U19 Bulgarian National Team
1997-2000 - NSA Vasil Levski Sofia Bulgaria
Jason grew up in Lake County and was a multi-sport athlete in high school (Soccer, Basketball, and Baseball). He then played soccer at the College of Lake County and then went on to play at Carthage College. Jason received his Bachelor’s degree in Education and Exercise and Sport Science. He later received his Master’s Degree in Teaching and Leadership from St. Xavier University. Jason is entering his 15th year as the Head Coach at Warren Township High School. During his tenure at WTHS, he has led the Blue Devils to an overall record of 194-80-51, back to back state finals appearances, a State Championship in 2012, and a perfect season in the Spring of 2021 (15-0-0). During his time at WTHS 17 players have signed Division 1 scholarships and many others have played at the collegiate level.
Coaching- 2021 Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association- Coach of the Year
- 2021 United Soccer Coaches Association-Illinois Large School Coach of the Year
- National E License, 2017
- Professional Development Certificate: NFHS/United Soccer Coaches, 2018 and 2019 - Sophomore Boys' Head Soccer Coach at WTHS, 2005-2007
- Head Boys' JV Soccer Coach at Zion-Benton Township H.S. 2002-2004
- Played Collegiate Soccer at Carthage College, Kenosha, WI 1999 - Played Collegiate Soccer at College of Lake County 1997-1998
- CLC All Conference, All Regional and All-State 1998