Enrico played Futsal from ages 5 to 14 for Tio Sam Futsal Club.
He also played football for Fluminense and Vasco in his younger days.
In 2006, Enrico earned a coaching license from the Brazilian Association of Football Coaches.
In 2008, he earned a Bachelor Degree in Physical Education from Estacio de Sa University.
Enrico has plenty of experience as a coach and also as a physical trainer working for CR Vasco da Gama (U12,U17) from 2005 to 2009. Enrico is a senior player in Wellington's representative Capital Futsal National League team and he is currently employed as a Junior Coach for Wellington Olympic AFC. View Gallery > .
Mark MacDonald (Upper Hutt Coach)
discovered futsal at a later stage after first starting out playing football in his hometown of Liverpool. In 2004 Mark was appointed Manager of the New Zealand National Futsal side that competed at the FIFA/Oceania World Cup Qualifier in Canberra, Australia.
He is one of the founder members of Capital City Futsal in 2007 and author of "Futsal in Wellington - A History of Capital City Futsali." In 2010 he piloted his own "Camisa 10" futsal programme in Upper Hutt to children aged 10-12.
Mark holds a Level One License from FIFA/Oceania and was on the same course as Daniel and Diego. He also holds an International Futsal Coaching license from the "Escola Brasileira de Futebol" - EBF, the educational wing of the "Confederacao Brasileira de Futebol."
Mark has also done the NZ Level One Futsal Referees course and an Australian Federation Level One Futsal Coaching Course.
Diego grew up playing Futsal until the age of 14 in Brazil. While playing for Marvell FC, he won the U13 Sao Paulo State Championship and placed 2nd in the Brazilian Cup (Taca Brasil). Diego also represented the city of Santos in his early years playing Futsal. At the age of 14 he migrated to the United States with his family where he earned a Bachelor Degree in Business from Southern Methodist University in 2002. In 2003, Diego signed his first professional contract with the Columbus Crew in the MLS. Diego also played for the Kansas City Wizards and Miami FC in the United States. While playing in America, Diego volunteered his time teaching English to kids that had recently arrived in the United States. In 2007, Diego made the switch to the A-league playing for Adelaide United. In 2009, Diego signed for the Wellington Phoenix. Throughout his career, Diego has numerously volunteered his time and expertise to teaching kids the sport he loves. Diego holds a level 1 Futsal license from Fifa/Oceania.