Rafa has a bachelor degree in Education in Physical Education and he is currently completing the last year of Sports Science Degree.
Assistant Technical Director (The Arena)
Rafa has always been passionate about not only football but all sports. That is why he decided to make sport his way of living. Rafa has a bachelor degree in Education in Physical Education and he is currently completing the last year of Sports Science Degree.
As a UEFA 'A' Licence holder, Rafa has acquired his coaching skills at Fundación Real Madrid, where he started in 2009. Either as a National Coordinator (3 years) or as a Coach (5 years) at social football schools in Madrid, or coaching at clinics in USA, Japan or in many countries in Europe, Rafa has gained a deep understanding of the Real Madrid methodology and the values and principles the Fundación Real Madrid follows.
While he has coaching experience with pro teams as for example CF Internacional de Madrid (3rd Division) in Spain, Rafa’s main interest has always been placed on coaching children from all ages, ability levels and backgrounds. His second surname Alegría (Happiness in English) well describes his character and attitude to life.