BOCA Juniors Football School India delivers football skill development through progressive training in a professional way. The key to our framework is skill assessment to administer the required trainings so that the students can progress and hone their skill sets. Our training programs following the world renowned training framework developed by CABJ and administered by our National Technical Director and his team in conjunction with CABJ.
Our training team has the required experience to impart football training to the budding aspirants, assess the skill developments and provide individual feedback. Periodic assessments and interaction with students and parents is an integral part of our programs.
Oscar Aquino - General Coordinator,
Boca Juniors Football Schools
Oscar has been a Youth Coach at Boca Juniors for over 30 years and developed some of the best known players in the world. He currently serves as one of the General Coordinator of the Boca Juniors Football Schools globally.
His experience and long history have allowed him to travel the world for exhibitions about soccer training, physical training, youth work and many more topics know the details. He is the author of a book called: "DEP System: dynamics, elasticity and plasticity for High Performance Football".
Till date, Oscar has overseen the rise of more than 100 professional footballers from the Boca Juniors Academy into the Boca Juniors First Division football club. This list includes legends of the game like Veron and Tevez. Aquino came to work directly with the Technical Director (Jorge José 'Chinese' Benitez) of first team Boca Juniors in 2004. He had the opportunity to work with professional idols of the club like Riquelme, Palermo, Tevez, Barros Schelotto among others.
Oscar is registered in the Argentine Football Association as a trainer and also has a Bachelor of Sport degree from the University of Salvador.
Michael Leonard - Technical Director,
Boca Juniors Football School India
Mick's professional playing career spanned over 25 years and he played for Halifax Town AFC, Leeds United FC, Notts County FC and Chesterfield FC in UK and Instant Dict FC and South China AFC in Hong Kong.
A highly experienced UEFA 'A' Licensed Coach in both outfield and goalkeeping having coached at International level with proven track record in developing youth football players. Mick was in charge of the Notts County FC Academy teams for 7 years from 2008 to 2015. Prior to that he had a stint with Nottingham Forest FC Academy teams for couple of years and was engaged with New Zealand FA from 2003 to 2007 with New Zealand national teams. He also assisted Gibraltar FA during recent FIFA world Cup qualifying matches.
Mick has extensive experience working around the world within different cultures that include Asia, Middle East, Oceania, USA and Europe.
Claudio Roberto Garcia Ribeiro - Head Coach,
Boca Juniors Football School Mumbai
Claudio is an UEFA B Licensed Coach having 13 years of coaching experience across Europe. He had a professional football career spanning over 10 years in Portugese National League with various clubs.