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Coach: Roberto Magellan

Roberto Magellan


05B Snowstorm, 07B Tsunamis and 07B Thunderbolts


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



Playing experience

Brazil - Club Flamengo of Rio de Janeiro (Futsal and Soccer) - U13 to U21 (U17 State Champions) Brazil - Areia Club, Copaleme Beach Club, Colorado do Leme (Beach Soccer) - U15 to Adult USA - University of San Francisco Dons (College Soccer) - 1982 to 1985 (WCC Champions 3 times) USA - El Salvador FC, Greek Americans FC, Sons of Italy FC, Hellas FC, San Francisco Major League (Soccer) - 1982 to 1989 USA - Micronet FC, Urubu FC, Mavericks FC, World United FC (Futsal) - 1987 to 1992 (National Champions 7 times) USA - US National Futsal Team - 1988 (Australia World Cup)

Best soccer advice you ever got?

Set your goals, find a good coach, work hard and be the best you can be!

Best experience(s) as a coach at the Stanford Soccer Club?

Seeing the progress of all players under the guidance of the fantastic coches in our staff. Players understanding how to play the beautiful game as a team, and having fun in the process.


Stanford SC Marketing and Communications Manager Coached at De Anza Force for 14 years prior moving to Stanford. Also serving the Marin County Community since 1986 as Director of the Marin Soccer Camp (30 years of experience running camps)... Daughter Stephanie studies and plays at Cal Poly University. She was also a member of the Brazil U20 National Team. Son Christian plays for Stanford United 99-00 Black under Coach Vava Marques. Coach Roberto has been training players privately or in small groups since 1982. Complete Bio at