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Glauco Moraes

Glauco   Moraes

Glauco Moraes is the Technical Director at IFS-BFS. After an unfortunate injury ended his playing career, Glauco initiated his coaching expertise at the famous Gremio Youth Academy in Brazil spending 16 years with the club. During his time at Gremio, Glauco had the opportunity to learn and train under the likes of renowned coaches like Luiz Felipe Scolari and Mano Menezes.

He has also taught several lectures at the Union of Professional Trainers of Rio Grande do Sul – a prominent coaching institute in Brazil. Glauco was part of the youth coaching set-up at Gremio who were responsible for shaping the careers of International players like Lucas Leiva, Anderson and the one and only Ronaldinho.

In his career, Glauco has held a variety of top positions across coaching – fitness, technical, management. With his year of experience in Brazil as well as his time in India with Brazil Futbal Academia, Glauco has devised a comprehensive technical curriculum.

Anthony Fernandes

Anthony   Fernandes

Anthony Fernandes holds a AFC C licence having a total coaching experience of 6 years. Anthony has lead the U-16 Campion School team to second place at MSSA and U-8 Aditya Birla World Academy team to 3rd place. Anthony also lead Team U-12 Thunderbolts as runners up at the Kenkre league and was awarded the Best coach in the league. Anthony was an active Professional level footballer having started his professional career with Union bank in 2003 then going on to play for Tata Football Academy, ONGC, Mumbai FC, East Bengal, BMFC & ending his career at Dotsal Mumbai tigers in 2013.

Anthony was a strong defender having player most of his professional career in the Left back position, However during his childhood and semi-professional days he was a striker having ranked up the award for the highest goal scorer for Maharashtra at the all India Sub-Junior football league held in 2002.

The most memorable achievement of his in football include being selected in the Indian National Team training camp in 2003 and winning the second division of the Ieague with Mumbai FC in 2006.

Prajwal Chandan

Prajwal   Chandan

Prajwal Chandan holds a AIFF D license having a total coaching experience of 3 years along with a certified grassroot development degree certified by Mumbai City FC. Prajwal has coached Aditya Birla World Academy’s U-14 team for its first MSSA promotion to the 3rd division and lead the IFS-U8 Module batch to victory in the Sunday league going unbeaten in the competition.

Prajwal was the managed IFS’s team in the MDFA league fielding one of the youngest squads ever to participate in MDFA eventually winning the fair play award. Prajwal is an active semi professional level footballer having played for several top division teams in Mangalore and Kerela namely Mangalore United, Kerela Tigers & VTU University.

Paritosh Gohil

Paritosh   Gohil

Paritosh Gohil holds a AIFF D-License in coaching and possess a total coaching experience of 4 years along with a Football video analyst certification by Hudl and is a keen observer of the tactics of the sport. Paritosh coached the school teams of St. Michael High School across all age groups in 2011-12 and was the head coach for MDFA 2nd Division team Sporting options in the year 2010 and Head Coach for MDFA 2nd Division team Futurestars FC in 2018/19.

Paritosh is an active semi-professional level footballer having representated Mumbai University, Indian Tigers F.C and Sporting Options.

Irshad Shah

Irshad   Shah

Irshad Shah is one of the newest additions to Indian Football School’s coaching team having joined IFS in the month of May from South United Football Club, where he was a specialized coach for grassroot age category. Irshad holds a total coaching experience of 3 years having certified himself as a AIFF D licensed Coach where he was one of the leaders for the lower age group coaching category.

Irshad has coached GIFA youth teams as winners and second place in Sunday league and SSE league respectively. Irshad is an active semi professional level footballer having played for Magic Bus, Football Leader Academy, Rehma FC, Golar Indian Football Academy & South United Football Club.

Sanju Bhore

Sanju   Bhore

Sanju Bhore holds a AIFF D-License in coaching and possess a total coaching experience of 6 years along with certified coaching for grassroots under the aegis of FIFA, The football Club social alliance during the German Club Bayern Leverkusen and English Club Queens Park Ranger’s visit to India and holds a grassroot certification by Mumbai City FC.

Sanju has coaches the grassroot and senior teams of Magic bus for 2 years and coaches the school teams of Poddar International School and SM Shetty school for 2 years. Sanju also has coaches the teams across all age groups for Football Leaders academy.

Sanju is an active semi-professional level footballer having represented Magic Bus, G.S Boys and Football Leaders Academy in the MDFA 1st and 3rd division.

Sarfaraz Ansari

Sarfaraz Ansari

Sarfaraz Ansari holds a AIFF D-License in coaching and is specialized in Goalkeeping and is a certified AIFF Grassroot Leader. Sarfaraz has a coaching experience of 4 years earlier having coached as the Head Coach of Anjuman-Kharul-Islam school for U12,U14 and U16 age groups and conducted football camps for Rajiv Gandhi Memorial association. He has also represented Eleven Star Football Club as the Head Coach in 3rd Division MDFA league.

Sarfaraz is an active professional footballer having represented Sporting club de Goa, Air-India, ONGC, Mumbai United, BMFC, Mahindra United, Golden Gunners, Central Bank of India, Union Bank of India, Bank of Baroda and has had the honour of representing the winning squad of the federation cup with Mahindra United and represented Maharashtra in National level tournaments for U-16, U-19, U-21.

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