NF Academy Coach – Nuno Madureira

Published on: 29/07/2020
NF Academy Coach - Nuno Madureira

NF ACADEMY COACH – Nuno Madureira

My name is Nuno Madureira and I am currently the Head of Sporting Club de Portugal’s Department of Individual Development. This has been my professional role for the last two years. I have been a football coach for over 15 years, working with teams and individual players, both on the national and international level.


  • 1 year – Coach at Superball (Football Academy)
  • 2 years – Coach at Boavista FC
  • 2 years – Coach at AC Milan’s Football School (Portugal)
  • 2 years – Dragon Force’s Football Schools (Individual Practice Department)
  • 4 years – Dragon Force’s Football Schools (Lead Coach, under-13 and under-19)
  • 4 years – Individual Technical Training Coach (Football Academy Fundación Marcet, Barcelona)
  • 5 years – Individual Technical Training Coach (Academy IFT, Porto)

Academic Background

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Sport (ISMAI)
  • Master’s degree in Teaching Physical Education (ISMAI)
  • Intensive courses on individual training (IFT, Fundación Marcet)

What do you like the most about coaching?

What I enjoy the most about being a coach is that I get to work with youngsters of all ages, seeing their daily improvements in collective and individual game-play, and also their development in personal relationships. I love taking leadership and helping in their growth and development.


Why should youth players join NF Academy?

NF Academy gives athletes the opportunity to work with a different training methodology alongside experienced coaches and colleagues with diverse backgrounds while having a unique and differentiating learning experience.

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