Rafael Palacios

Rafa started his coaching career with Real Madrid Foundation in 2012, it is a testament to Rafa’s skills and qualities that he was tasked by the Real Madrid Foundation to support in developing a long-term Real Madrid Foundation presence in Singapore.

Rafael Palacios

Rafael Palacios

Assistant Technical Director

Rafa started his coaching career with Real Madrid Foundation in 2012, it is a testament to Rafa’s skills and qualities that he was tasked by the Real Madrid Foundation to support in developing a long-term Real Madrid Foundation presence in Singapore.

As a player, Rafa played as a midfielder in all age groups of Spanish Football up to the Spanish Third Division.

Rafa currently holds a UEFA 'A' Licence and he has experience coaching in countries around the world such as Spain, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, South Korea, Malaysia and Nepal.

Having obtained a Bachelor Degree in Sports Science, a Master's Degree in Sports Management and a Master's Degree in Physical Education and Languages Teaching, Rafa is also a qualified Fitness Coach and Senior Personal Trainer.

Rafa believes in the importance of young players enjoying the learning process as they go through the football development.

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