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Ivan Monteiro

Lives in: Brazil

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Ivan Monteiro

Consultant / Sports for Development

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Consultant / Sports for Development

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Born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, Ivan Monteiro is a 35 years old Brazilian Sports for Development Consultant and Major Sports Events Manager with international experience.Grassroots Football Academy coach certified in Seville, Spain. Ivan has been coaching young players and training coaches for the last 14 years in Brazil, Spain and USA. For UNICEF Brazil Country Office from 2014 to 2015 Ivan coordinated sports related programs and events countrywide under the supervision of the Sports Specialist. During his contract brake he offered to UNICEF Armenia his volunteering support on the development of a pilot research to provide the bottlenecks faced by children with disabilities to access sports.He was hosted as if home by UNICEF Armenia colleagues and instantly felt in love with the country, the people and local culture and related deeply with the warm welcoming practices as also found in Brazilian hosting habits. He promoted free “Inclusive Activities Development” training to STAFF and volunteers from “AGATE – Centre for Woman with Special Needs” and “Armenian Caritas NGO”.Engaged at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil as media volunteer´s leader.At the Rio2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games played a role as Venue Operations Manager at Pontal (PON – Copacabana Cluster) and Venue Accreditation Manager at the Olympic Hockey Centre Venue (OHK – Deodoro Cluster), Rio de Janeiro, for the Local Organizing Committee to Delivery of the Games. For the Paralympic Games he volunteered for the IPC as Protocol and Client Services Assistant at the Paralympic Family Hotel, the Windsor Oceânico Hotel.Ivan is currently Adapted Sports Master´s Degree 2017 Candidate for the University of Campinas. The World University Rankings points UNICAMP as number one for Latin American Universities on the region Rankings.I am very experienced at the use of football as a development tool to boys and girls. Got my certification in Spain and have played football my whole life and coached many teams in Brazil and abroad. Provide trainings to coaches and girls on inclusive and cognitive games escaping from the classic mechanical and not fun drills and huge lines.Make use of fun and supporting games to improve their problems solving tools as individuals and group.Make use of football to promote moral and ethical values, the right to safe fun and inclusive activities and leisure and skills for life not just athletic.If I can come to Armenia I would be honored to provide soccer camps to girls and trainings to coaches.

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