Sports Science Program

Daniel Serravite, Ph.D. - Sport Science Director

Dr. Daniel Serravite is an accomplished exercise physiologist that devotes his work to academia and soccer performance. His academic activity as a faculty at Florida International University centers on sport science research and teaching. He also has a vast experience working with youth and professional soccer players at the national and international level. Dr. Serravite collaborates with the US Soccer Federation as a sport scientist specialist for both, the men’s National Youth Program and Coaching Education department. As Weston FC’s Sport Science Director, he oversees the strength and conditioning, sport science education and education of the entire program including, Premier as well as the U.S. Soccer Development Academy programs.

Sport Science Program

Weston FC has been a pioneer in this field by establishing the first sport science program at the youth soccer level in USA. The main goal of the sport science program is to provide biological support to the long-term player development by implementing an evidence based program.

The Pillars of the program are:

The unique working methodology that is applied in each practice is the result of the integration of the technical, tactical, sport science and social areas. As a result, players enjoy soccer specific sessions on the field that focus on coordination, agility, speed, strength, power and endurance year round following the Weston FC long-term player development program that has specific goals by age group and period of the season.