Wilmington, NC (PressExposure) January 04, 2008 -- Scuola Calcio, Italian Soccer School, one of the only true Italian Soccer School in North America is excited to announce the addition of a new International Technical Coaching Staff for its player and coaching development.
Marco Stoini brings his experience in directing and developing soccer programs to the Scuola Calcio Project. Scuola Calcio, Italian Soccer School is affiliated with more then 120 soccer organizations trough out the National and International territory. Therefore the addition of Marco Stoini will help oversees over sixteen thousand youth players and it demonstrates how much the Scuola Calcio Project invests in their future.
"As our Italian Soccer Programs continue to grow, it becomes necessary to add experienced coaching staff at the youth level and we found one of the best,â said Antonio Saviano, president of Scuola Calcio, Italian Soccer School. âOur affiliated soccer schools are very fortunate to have an individual like Marco to be working with their youth players and coaching staff.â
Marco Stoini has played in the Italian Serie D (Fourth Division) as a goalkeeper. When he suffered a serious injury at age 22 he had to stop playing so he started his coaching career.
Mr. Stoini holds his UEFA B License and he is been coaching for the last 18 years. He is been working with all categories, from Youth level (Soccer School) to Adult level (Professional). He currently oversees the Youth Sector of San Luigi Calcio Trieste, one of the most important youth soccer club in Italy.
His past experiences include working with clubs such as: Triestina (Currently in Serie B â Italian Second Division), Parma (Currently in Serie A â Italian Premier Division), Perugia (Currently in Serie C â Italian Third Division) and Ascoli (Currently in Serie B â Italian Second Division).
Marcoâs responsibilities for these clubs is to manage youth sector activities, technical and tactical education and scouting of new soccer talents, in Italy and abroad, (North America).
He has worked for the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) as an instructor at regional and national level. He is currently the technical director of a very important Italian youth soccer club (St. Luigi Soccer Trieste). One of its teams became the Italian Junior champion of the U18 boys category in 2004.
Marco is also working as an instructor-coordinator for the Ascoli Soccer Academy, which have affiliates in Italy and abroad. He has written various articles on many soccer playerâs development issues, mainly for internal use in technical education facilities where he has worked and still works.
He is also contributes much of his work on player development to the Scuola Calcio Magazine, a monthly youth soccer development magazine (www.soccercoachingmagazine.com)
Here is what Marco Stoini had to say: "Youth Soccer is not really about winning, or how many goals players score, it is about player development. It is about teaching the right development method so players can progress and grow, it is not going about to beat the other team, it is about developing the players to their fullest potential".
The Scuola Calcio (Soccer School) training staff uses International Professional Coaches to teach soccer skills to the players. Mr. Stoini will be responsible for coordinating our popular Summer Soccer Programs, its training and its player development curriculum. He will also be involved in coaching education. To read more about our Professional Coaching staff visit http://www.soccerkix.com