Coaches & Evaluators
Jacopo Leandri (Field Coach/Trainer/Evaluator) – Coach Leandri is a good friend of Soccer Performance International as he has been involved in many developmental projects in the USA. He holds a prestigious UEFA “A” Badge and is currently finalizing his UEFA Pro-Master certification thorough the Italian Soccer Federation (F.IG.C). Mister Leandri has coached the Italian Women’s U23 and is responsible for scouting of women players in Italy.
Mattia Volpi (Goal Keeper Coach/Trainer) – Coach Volpi is part of the FIGC Technical Staff with Coach Leandri. He has coached and trained in various Italian divisions most recently at Potenza Calcio (Primavera). He holds a UEFA “B” coaching badge from the Italian Soccer Federation (F.I.G.C).
Francesca Stancati (Field Coach/Trainer/Evaluator) – Coach Francesca will make her 2nd appearance as the Lead Coach and evaluator at the SPI-WPSL International Combine. Coach Fran has a rich history of coaching in Italy and she has also played at the highest levels including; Serie "A2", Serie "B" and Serie "C". She holds a UEFA “A” Badge from the Italian Soccer Federation (F.I.G.C) and is the Southern Italian region scout/trainer and representative to the F.I.G.C.
Paola Luisa Orlando (Field Coach/Trainer) – This is Coach Paola’s first visit as an SPI-WPSL International Combine Coach and Evaluator. Her extensive work within Italian women’s football includes coaching at the top-levels. Coach Paola has played at some of the highest levels including; Serie "A2", Serie "B" and Serie "C". She currently coaches the women’s team at Cosenza Calcio and is part of the prestigious UEFA Playmakers Technical Project.
Francesco Ramunno (Goal Keeper Coach/Trainer) - Coach Ramunno is one of our Lead Goal Keeper trainer at the SPI-WPSL International Combine. His experience has been gained working with goal keepers at high-level programs throughout Italy including; the AC Milan Academy, CFT Cosenza and Cittanovese Calcio to name a few. He holds a UEFA “B” Badge through the Italian Soccer Federation (F.I.G.C).