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CHILDREN'S BOOKS AUTHOR | INSTRUCTOR / DEVELOPMENTAL SOCCER COACHING DIRECTOR | USSF "A" LICENSE


Experience

* Started a developmental soccer program in February 7th, 2005 in Michigan that was increased from 60 students per session to over 300 students per session as well as a summer soccer camp that in (2005) had 300 campers and increased to over 1100 on 2015.
*Started (2008) a free program for kids with disabilities that counted with five students and increased to 35 students in 2012.
* Worked as a club soccer coach as well as a College (NCCC) and University (Michigan) Head Club Soccer Coach.
* Co-started a soccer club in Michigan.

2005 , Feb. 7th  – Present
Soccer Developmental Director and Summer Soccer Camp Director at WideWorld Sports Center 

2014, Present
Coaching Director at MTFC as well as coaching U14B MRL, U13 BOYS DA and U14 GIRLS Premier. 


2015 – Present
Coaching Director at MTFC as well as coaching U14B MRL, U13 BOYS DA and U14 GIRLS Premier. 

Disney President's Cup Champion with the U11Boys,  U11 Girls Indoor Regional & National Champion

2011- 2014
Head Soccer Coach at Canton Soccer Club.

2007 - 2009
Head Women's Soccer Coach at University of Michigan Club Team
1st place at 2007 season
Finalist at regional 2007
Quarter Finalist at     Nationals 2007 - Pensacola,  FL
3rd place at 2008 season
Finalist at regional 2008
Quarter Finalist at     Nationals 2008 - Alabama
Quarter Finalist at     Nationals 2009 - Phoenix, AZ

2006 – 2009
Michigan Tigers FC Coaching Director - A2, - Michigan

2000 – 2004
Part time, Physical Education Instructor / Head Women’s & Men’s  Soccer Coach at Niagara County Community College, NY.

1979-1999
Twenty years playing and coaching for several professional and amateur teams in Brazil

Education

*Conclusion Certificate on March 2015 - USSF "A" License RENEW
Workshop (03/14 to 03/22) in Portugal with the United States Soccer at Porto, Benfica and Sporting
*Conclusion Certificate on June 2013 - USSF "A" License RENEW
*Workshop (03/16 to 03/24) in Spain with the United States Soccer at Real Madri, Real Sociedad, Barcelona, Espanhol and Villareal
United States Soccer Federation | Carson, CA  | Audit USSF "A" License, March 2007
- United States Soccer Federation | Bowling Green, OH | USSF "A" License, July 2004
- United States Soccer Federation | Deerfield, MA | USSF "B" License, June 2003
- Cambrige State University | Honolulu, Hawaii | Master of Science of Education - Soccer, May 2003 - GPA 3.52/4.0
- Cambrige State University | Honolulu, Hawaii |B A in Physical Education - September 2001 - GPA 3.56/4.0
- United States Soccer Federation | W.S. New York|Soccer National License, May 2001
- State University Of New York At Buffalo English Language Institute Certificate in English, September 2001 GPA 3.90/4.0
- Universidade Regional De Blumenau | Brazil | B S in Social Science, December 1998 - GPA 3.30/4.0

Certification

- Workshop (03/14 to 03/22) in Portugal with the United States Soccer at Porto, Benfica and Sporting
- Workshop (03/16 to 03/24) in Spain with the US Soccer at Real Madri, Real Sociedad, Barcelona, Espanhol and Villareal.
- USSF Soccer "A" License
- Water Front Lifeguard/Lifeguard training First Aid - NCCC
- Development of Sport's Clinic - Boston University Soccer Clinic
- First Aid; AED and CPR for the Professional Rescuer Instructor America Red Cross
- CPR for the Professional Rescuer - Red Cross
- RTE Responding to Emergencies - Red Cross
- Standard First Aid - Red Cross
- Soccer Clinic - Westchester Soccer Clinic

Others

- Books published - Available online at all the book stores.
- The Magic Soccer Ball Series:
- Soccer Field
- Rules of Soccer
- Passing and Shooting
- Receiving and Trapping
- Trapping and My first game
- A Boy & His Dream
- A Great Soccer Tournament
- 20 Easy Ways to Help Save the Earth
- 2nd Best Children's Picture Book
- Bending a Ball

Dragon Soccer - Is a free program created and run by Coach Pedro Rita and Susan Adam Rita with volunteers from Washtenaw county and offered as a community service. sponsored by Wideworld Sports Center who donates the space. It provides an opportunity for youth with disabilities to engage on physical activity and interaction with others.

Green Earth Club- Where we post ideas at our blog received from kids that read my book and are taking actions and changing little things at their communities. Those kids will get a recognition medal for their great work.