CURRICULUM

Professional futbol players will tell you that the key to maximizing player development is TRAINING, TRAINING and more TRAINING. But not only are the number of training sessions important, the QUALITY of training is critical as well. Inter USA Academy prides itself in offering high quality training utilizing the latest approaches developed in Europe and South America through our former professional futbol player coaches. All of our staff have over a decade of professional playing experience, coupled with UEFA and USSF licenses. Before you commit to playing for a club, every player who is seeking professional quality training should ask two important questions: 1) Who will my trainer(s) be? and (2) Where can I see their experience and qualifications?

Inter USA Academy utilizes a professional training curriculum based on the latest training concepts and methodologies. With Inter USA Academy you will receive training that is:

  • Age Appropriate: U9 through U19
  • Intense: 3-5 times per week (depending on program) plus 1-2 games on the weekend
  • Proven: Conducted by former professional futbolers with 20+ years in Italy, Brasil, Latin America and the US
  • High Quality: Cutting edge futbol concepts and methodologies conducted by UEFA and USSF licensed coaches
  • International: Fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese languages

Our training curriculum is based on Tactical Periodization which is a cutting edge methodology that trains soccer players through the principle that the game has to be “trained/learned” respecting it’s logical structure which revolves around the four moments of the game (see illustration below). As a result, tactical, technical, physiological and psychological elements are never trained in isolation. Everything is included, with the main concern being that every exercise is organized around (at least) one of the four moments of the game and the tactical principles of play:

COACHES

Biography: Ricardo Alcerro is the Founder, President and Director of Coaching for Scuola Calcio Internazionale USA. Ricky, “The Real Deal, Coach Ricky Tiki”, as he is best known in the world of futbol, is a passionate, enthusiastic, and motivational futbol coach with over 20 years of professional playing experience throughout various countries across the globe. Ricky is a native of Honduras with Italian nationality, and has played in Italy, Brazil, Honduras, Puerto Rico, and the US. He is a UEFA and USSF licensed coach and a former U14/16/18 US Men’s National Team (USMNT) scout.

Ricky is able to evaluate and train  players and staff members and supervise at all levels of a club, organizing teams based on their strengths while working to eliminate their weaknesses. Ricky is a consumate perfectionist of the beautiful game, and teaches the new generation of players the same core fundamentals of tactical, technical and psychological prowess that guided his professional career on and off the field. He has established many relationships throughout his professional career and is well respected in the futbol community here in the US and internationally. He is a charismatic, respectful and no-nonsense coach with a passion for soccer and developing players. He is fluent in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and English. The following are his professional qualifications:

Coaching Experience: Director of Coaching, Inter USA Academy; Head Coach, European Soccer Club – 2015; USMNT Youth Scouting Team (U14, U16, U18) – 2014; Head Coach, Miami United NPSL – 2013; Head Coach, Atletico San Juan PR 1st Division – 2009; Player Assistant for Hugo Maradona, Puerto Rico Islanders – 2004

Professional Playing Experience: Sestri Levante (Italy); Real Maya, Allin Color, Melgar FC, Universidad, Real Espana (Honduras); Honduras National Team – U16/U17/U19 (Honduras); Fluminese FC, Atletico San Juan, PR Islanders (Puerto Rico);  FT Strikers, Raleigh Flyers, Florida Select, Miami Tango, New Orleans Storm, Cincinnati Riverhawks, Cocoa Expos, Colombus Crews USISL/USL/MLS/US Open Cups (USA).

Licenses/Certifications: UEFA ‘A’ (working to acquire UEFA PRo License), USSF ‘A’, NSCAA Director of Coaching License, FC Barcelona Certificate, US Olympic Team Certificate, Italian Player Formation Specialist Certificate.

 

Biography: Juninho Da Silva is a disciplined, determined and motivational soccer coach with over 20 years of professional playing experience across Switzerland, Brasil, Mexico, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, and the US.

A native of Juazeiro-Bahia-Brazil, Juninho has previous experience in the USL pro System with the PR Islanders and Rochester Rhinos,with whom he acquired an US Open Cup berth in 2005. As a professional soccer player, Juninho da Silva also enjoyed three years with the Brazilian power house side EC Vitoria and a year with CR Flamengo before assuming the lead of Salvador Arecibo FC in 2011 as Head Coach. A two time USL pro who has played in numerous big name teams in Brazil, Da Silva Scuola Calcio Internazionale USA as the Director of Technical Training. The following are his professional qualifications:

Coaching Experience: Boca Raton FC – Head Coach U-23 Boys (Boca Raton, FL-USA) currently; Palm Beach Suns FC – assistant coach PDL (FL, USA) 2016; Juventus Soccer School BU6/BU9/BU13 (Miami,FL) 2016; NYSWYSA – Coach Staff 2015; Eastridge HS (HC JV Girls – Rochester, NY) 2015; DMS BU10/BU15/BU18 (Rochester, NY) 2015; DMS BU11/BU13 (2013/2014) (Rochester, NY); PR United Soccer Academy BU13/BU15/GU11/GU15 (2010/2011) Puerto Rico;  Eleven FC GU9/BU13/BU15 (2011) Puerto Rico; Salvador Arecibo FC – Professional Second Division PRSL (2011/2012) Puerto Rico;  Salvador Soccer Academy BU15/BU16/BU17 (2010/2011) Puerto Rico; Conquistadores de Guaynabo SC BU11/BU13 (2008/2009) Puerto Rico.

Playing Experience: Rochester Lancers (Season 2013/2014) MISL – Rochester, NY (USA);  PR United SC (2010-2012) Puerto Rico – PRSL and USL; Monterrey LaRaza (2009/2010) MISL – Mexico;  River Plate Ponce (2009) Puerto Rico – PRSL; Guaynabo Fluminense (2008/2009) Puerto Rico – PRSL; NJ Ironmen (2007/2008) MISL – USA; NY MetroStars (2005) MLS – USA; Rochester Rhinos (2005/2006) USA – USL First División;  PR Islanders (2004/2005) Puerto Rico – USL First División;  Novo Hamburgo EC (2003) RS – Brazil;  Tupy EC (2002 ) MG – Brazil;  VilaVelhense (2001/2002) ES – Brazil;  Footbaal Club Lausane (2000) Switzerland;  Blooming (2000) Bolivia;  Club Athletic Bizertin (1999) Tunisia – North Africa;  Independiente Petrolero Sucre (1998) Bolivia;  CA Porto (1998) PE – Brazil;  Galicia EC (1995/1996/1997) BA – Brazil;  Barra da Tijuca FC (1995) RJ – Brazil;  CR Flamengo (1992) RJ – Brazil;  EC Vitoria (1988/89/90/91/93/94) BA – Brazil.

 

Biography: Juan Carlos Mosquera Perez, also known as, “Mosco (The Fly)”, is a Colombian born ex-professional futboler from Cali. His debut was in 1995, defending the post for Independiente Santa Fe of Colombia. He played for four seasons at Santa Fe until 1998, where he made the leap to Deportivo de Cali, as part of the runner-up squad to the 1999 Copa Libertadores, alongside Venezuelan Rafael Dudamel.

With the Venezuelans he remained until mid-2001 when he decided to go to Central America, where he interrupted for pictures Dragon (El Salvador) until 2002 and Atletico Balboa (Honduras) from 2003 to 2005.

The following year, he returned to his country to guard the posts for two seasons at Atletico Huila, then in 2008 he returned to emigrate, defending for  The Strongest (Bolivia) and Alliance F.C. (El Salvador) at the end of the last decade added to the ranks of America de Cali, who lost the category in 2011, although half of this year made landfall again in Huila, which was his last team. Juan Carlos joins Scuola Calcio Internazionale USA as the Director of Goalkeeper Training.

Playing Experience: Santa Fe, Colombia 1995 – 1998;  Deportivo Cali Colombi 1999 – 2001;  Dragón Bandera de El Salvador, El Salvador 2001 – 2002;  Atlético Balboa Bandera de El Salvador El Salvador 2003 – 2005;  Club Deportivo Atlético Huila, Colombia 2006 – 2007;  The Strongest, Bolivia 2008;  Alianza F.C., El Salvador 2008; América de Cali, Colombia 2009 – 2011;  Atlético Huila, Colombia 2011 – 2012;  Sport Ancash, Perú 2013 – 2015.

 

Biography: Mitchel Brown, nicknamed “El Depredador (The Predator)”, is a professional soccer player born in La Ceiba, Honduras. He is a much-travelled forward who has played in Italy, Guatemala, Slovakia and China along with his native Honduras.

Brown signed a contract with Hunan Billows in February 2010. He made his China League One debut for Hunan against Shenyang Dongjin in April 2010 and top scorer of the club with 7 goals in 19 appearances and won a new contract of the club. Mitchel finished the 2011 league season with the League One top scorer, scored 13 goals in 20 appearances.

He made his debut for the national side on February 6, 2008 in a friendly against Paraguay, coming on as a substitute for Carlos Costly.

Mitchel joins Scuola Calcio Internazionale USA as an assistant to our Director of Technical Training, Juninho Da Silva, and will be working with our forwards within the club.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • SYLVIA D`AMICO –  President
  • RICARDO ALCERRO – Founder & Director of Coaching
  • JAMES LOWERY – General Manager
  • MILLIE MALDONADO – Director of Finance & Treasurer 
  • MAX CHAMORRO – Director of Staff Managers  
  • LEO RODRIGUEZ – Advisor/Consultant