In 2019, Pablo Stkacz, EFAO Founder and Sports Director decided to start a new football academy in Okinawa to share all his experience as a former professional football player and guide young players to be the best they can be within any challenging setting by focusing on positive values and attitudes in and out of the football pitch.
- The EFAO Team
Pablo Stkacz Gonzalez
EFAO's sports director and certified UEFA Pro Coach Pablo Stkacz Gonzalez is originally from Uruguay. A former professional player who played in two South American powerhouses with a long coaching experience in Spain and South America.
Professional Football Career
Club Atletico Peñarol (Uruguay) 1989 - 1993
Club Atletico Independiente de Avellaneda (Argentina) 1994 - 1995
Assistant coach - U15 Maldonado (Uruguay) - 1995
First Coach - U5 Club Atlético Ituzaingó (Uruguay)- 1998
First Coach - U12 U15 U18 various Spanish teams (Spain) - 1999-2011
Achievement: obtained several titles within U12 U15 U18 divisions
First Coach - U12 at Tenerife (Spain) 2011-2013
Achievement: Canary Islands Championship
Sports Director & First Coach - U21 Corporación Formantioquia - subsidiary of Atlético Nacional de Medellín - (Colombia) - 2016
Achievement: National Championship
Head Coach - U3-U15 Real Madrid Japan (Japan) - 2017
Achievement: promoted the Real Madrid Foundation in Okinawa.
Sports Director & Head Coach - U3-U15 EFAO - (Japan) - 2017 - currently
Achievement: introduced European football training methodology in Okinawa.
UEFA PRO license granted by the Royal Academy of Tenerife (Spain) 2016. Highest coaching license recognized worldwide.