Birthplace Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Education BA Psychology, Stony Brook University
Coaching credentials National “D” Licence, National Youth License
Coaching history DUSC Recreation, Academy & Travel, 2008–present; Borough of Manhattan Community College, 2008–2009.
Coaching philosophy To be a consistent role model for the kids while doing my best to provide an environment where they can develop, not only as independent soccer players, but also as young citizens of the environment in which they live.
Awards/recognitions 2003 Most Valuable Player, Stony Brook University
Non-soccer passion/hobby Botafogo, listening to and playing music, Carnaval, the beach.
Favorite club Botafogo (Fogão)
Favorite book Os Sertões by Euclides da Cunha
Favorite movie Die Hard series
Favorite song Iron Maiden’s “Fear of the Dark”, Império Serrano’s “Eu Quero” and Metallica’s “Creeping Death”