This years OSA Soccer Development Conference will take place at RIM Park in Waterloo on March 21 and 22.
The OSA will be hosting a Futsal Workshop along with a U12 Boys/Girls Futsal Festival which Futsal Club Toronto has confirmed participation. The workshop will be hosted over two days and will be conducted by Luis Fernando Paes De Barros, Brazil.
Conference Speaker for FUTSAL:
Luis Fernando Paes De Barros is a youth coach at Brazilian club Santos FC. He joined the club in 2013 from A.D.Sao Caetano, where he was the club’s head Strength and conditioning coach. De Barros, who has a master’s in Physical Education from the University of Sao Paulo, has also previously worked in Futsal with roles as head coach at clubs in Brazil, Japan and Qatar. He has also lectured on football and Futsal courses, as well as sports science programs in many universities around the world. He recently presented at the English FA Coaching Conference in December 2014.