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International Week of Football Sicily, 2011

Stefano D'Ottavio


Prof. Stefano D'Ottavio
University of Tor Vergata, Rome

Professor D’Ottavio is one of the most respected figures in the Italian Football. He was responsible for the Series A and B referees’ fitness for many years; the physical fitness coach for the Italian football squad U23 Mediterranean Games in 1997, the U21 European Championships 2000, Sidney Olympic 2000; also for many series A football clubs, such as A.C. Inter, Livorno.
Dr D’Ottavio is currently the manager of the "Human Performance and training lab Carmelo Bosco" and the "Head of Techinical Department Youth Sector" FIGC in Rome. He published 9 books, over 222 manuscripts on football teaching and coaching and 7 video.