We believe in humans, we believe in talent, and we are true believers that to have great players, we must have top coaches that care about the individual development of every player within the framework of the team.

Our coaches have international experiences, UEFA Pro Licenses and US Soccer Licenses to ensure that every player is developed in a high-performance environment.

Our GFI Academy Sports Director

Gerardo Torrado

Former Captain the National Mexican Team, with 3 World Cups participations, former director of Mexican National Teams and former player for teams such as Sevilla F.C. and Racing de Santander in Spain and Cruz Azul in Mexico.

Committed to professionalizing football and leaving a legacy, Gerardo joins Global Football Academy as the Academy's Sports Director where he will apply his knowledge on and off the field to prepare and enhance the talent of our players. All with the firm goal of helping them reach great heights and fulfill their dreams.

our coaches

Raúl Toledano Toledano

Raul has a degree in Sports Science and is a UEFA PRO RFEF coach. He's an expert in methodology and has scouted for various European teams and academies.

Joan Luis Ginebra Campillo

Graduated with a bachelor's degree in Sports Science, and with an advanced RFEF football coaching course, Joan is a Mexican coach with a UEFA A license and a Mexican Pro License. He has experience in first division clubs in Mexico such as Club Deportivo Guadalajara (Chivas) and Club América, as well as designing and analyzing RFEF training sessions.

alberto santana

Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sports Science and a master's degree in Sports Physical Activities Strength and Conditioning, Alberto is a UEFA coach who worked as the second assistant at AEK Athens Football Club.

Samuel Díaz Silva

Samuel is a higher sports technician in sports and athletic activities, a UEFA coach with a master's degree in scouting and sports physical activities and has served as both head coach and assistant at Atlético de Madrid.