NF Academy Coach – David Calado

Published on: 06/05/2020
NF Academy Coach David Calado


With 26 years already have 8 years of experience as a coach; Experience in training all the existing age groups, from U8 to Senior Team; In recent years more focused on Senior and U19 Teams; I have already worked as Head Coach, Assistant Coach and as a Scout of youth players in the different clubs and throughout these seasons managed to be involved in 4 division Promotions.


  • Coach at Estoril Praia Elite Program
  • Coach at Senior Team for 5 Seasons – 3 at Dramático de Cascais and 2 at G.D.R. Fontainhas (1 Division Promotion)
  • Coach of U19 at G.D.R.Fontainhas – 1 Season (1 Division Promotion)
  • Coach of U7, U8, U9 , U10 , U11 , U12, U15, U17, U19 during 6 years at colégio Maristas de Carcavelos (2 Division Promotions)
  • 2 Years as Scout at Regional Level
  • 4 Division Promotion at U17, U19 twice and Senior Team, Regional Champion at U17
  • Many Participations in Events as: International Soccer Training Camp e Scout – Eventos Desportivos


  • FA Level 2 in Coaching Football (Football Association)
  • UEFA C – Level 1
  • The FA Safeguarding Children (Football Association)
  • Sports Technological Course – Sports Technical Level 3
  • Sports Management Degree (Faculdade de Motricidade Humana)

What do you like the most about coaching?

At all ages from 5 to senior, the greatest achievement is to see individual evolution through collective effort, daily work and the happiness of reaching the established goals.


Why should youth players join NF Academy?

NF Academy provides the opportunity to enter a program where the evolution of the players is the top priority, where all details are taken into account, the creation of a project for each player through stages of learning and competitive experiences that allow the best and greatest evolution.

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