Get to Know Your Coach

AUGUST 2020 coach spotlight...
Coach Romero Dias
2007 Boys White & 2008 Boys White


Where are you from?  Brazil 

What city do you live in currently?  Boca Raton 

How long have you lived in the south florida area?  All my life 

What school did you graduate from?  Florida Atlantic University  

What was your field of study?  Exercise science and Health Promotion  

Best playing memory?  Playing against Boca high in which I used to play there and transferred to Olympic Heights and got to play against a lot of friends of mine. 

Big or small family?  Big 

Do you have any pets?  No

Favorite soccer team?  Real Madrid 

Favorite soccer player?  Neymar 

Who’s better, Messi or Ronaldo?  They’re both great players 

Favorite professional coach?  Pep Guardiola. 

How long have you coached for?  10 years 

Are you full-time or part-time with soccer?  Part time 

Favorite sport to watch besides soccer?  College Football/Basketball 

Favorite thing to do in free time?  Read my coaching books 

What was your first job? When did you have it?  My first job was serving as a busboy at Rotelli’s restaurant, this was 10 years ago

Do you prefer to cook or eat out?  Eat out

What’s your favorite meal?  Brazilian Churrasco 

What is your favorite type of foreign food?  Sushi 

What is your favorite holiday and why?  My favorite holiday is Christmas because I get to spend time with people I love the most and cherish the good memories together. 

Favorite TV Series?  F.R.I.E.N.D.S. 

Favorite music artist?  Drake 

Best city you’ve visited?  Chicago, hands down