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Norberto Salamanca (COL)

Date of birth: 1960-08-14
Age 57
Birthplace: Pereira, COL
Raised: Pereira, COL
School(s): Universidad La Gran Colombia, Florida International University, European University of Madrid
All Positions: Team Staff
Profile Text Last Updated 2017-04-28
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Norberto Salamanca Montes... speaks Spanish, English... growing up, favourites included Mario Kempes, Daniel Passarella, Carlos Valderrama, Deportivo Pereira... he was 21 years old when he moved from Pereira to Bergenfield, NJ, USA... earned his US citizenship in 1985... earned degree in exercise and movement science at William Paterson University in 1995... earned MS degree in education (pedagogy in college teaching) at the Universidad La Gran Colombia in 2000... became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 2005... earned MS degree in exercise and sports science at Florida International University in 2009... earned degree in methodology of sport training/conditioning and nutrition for athletes at European University of Madrid and University Studies of Real Madrid in 2010... has taken Exo Performance mentorship (starting in 2013)... 

For Sport

served as fitness coach for Deportivo Pereira (from 1989 until 2000)... again served as fitness coach for Deportivo Pereira (from 2012 until 2014)... served as head coach of El Nacional (2014 to 2015)... served as head coach of Delfín SC (2016-17)... served as a fitness coach (soccer scientist) in Canada Soccer’s men’s national program starting in 2017 (with coach Octavio Zambrano)... 

Men's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
2017-09-03 CAN MNT Octavio Zambrano [2017-09] Men’s international match in Toronto Fitness Coach
2017-07-21 CAN MNT Octavio Zambrano [2017-07] CONCACAF Gold Cup Fitness Coach
2017-07-04 CAN MNT Octavio Zambrano [2017-07] Men’s pre-tournament camp Fitness Coach
2017-06-14 CAN MNT Octavio Zambrano [2017-06] Men’s international match in Montréal Fitness Coach
2017-05-19 canm15 Robert Gale & Michael Findlay [2017-05] Canada Soccer U-15 Showcase Fitness Coach
2017-04-29 canm17 Paul Stalteri [2017-05] CONCACAF Men’s Under-17 Championship Fitness Coach
2017-03-29 canm23 Octavio Zambrano [2017-03] Qatar U-23 Tournament Fitness Coach


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