Jordi was born in Bali and before the age of 6 lived in Thailand and Australia! When Jordi was 7 he and his family moved to Ibiza, where he was raised there until the age of 18 where he moved to Barcelona to attend University.
Jordi played football from a young age, and succeeded at the sport. He played for Peña Deportiva Santa Eulalia in “Liga Nacional” (2nd Division in Spain) when he was U18. Then in Barcelona, he played for Horta and PB Collblanc, in their lower divisions.
However, once he reached Barcelona, his focused turning to coaching and his studies. Over the next 6 years Jordi completed:
1) Degree in Physical Education and Teaching at the University of Barcelona (UB).
2) Sports Science and Physical Activity Degree in the National Institute of Physical Education in Catalunya (INEFC)
3) Masters in High-Performance Training and Technical Development in INEFC Barcelona, specialising in Football Research.
4) Master of Collective Sports, promoted by FC Barcelona Foundation in the INEFC Barcelona.
5) UEFA A License
He has co-ordinated FCBCamps in Canada, Ecuador, Japan, New Zealand, Europe, England, Malaysia, Indonesia. Local FCBClínics in Barcelona with groups of players from India, Australia, Canada, Europe, Denmark, Russia, Japan, Malaysia, England and other countries
Within FCBEscola Jordi also recently held the role of Training the Trainers at the Escola d’entrenadors (Coaches school). Specifically teaching “Training Game Situations”
He is excited about this new project and is eager to be able to play a part in developing the youth players of Sydney!