Paolo grew up in Italy, where he played at various levels of the Italian youth division before turning professional at the age of 20. Paolo’s pro career saw him play in the Prima Categoria, the Promozione, and the Italian Serie C. Not surprisingly, his professional playing career led to a professional coaching career. Paolo has coached for a number of youth soccer clubs, for the Olympic Development Program both at State and Regional level, and High school teams in California and Montana. He has also coached at Citrus College from 2003 to 2008 and for the Italia Doxa from 1993 to 1995.
Paolo holds a US Soccer Federation National “A” coaching license and a National “Youth” coaching License. He was a Coaching Education Program Instructor in the Cal South region and currently does the same in Montana. Paolo speaks Italian, Spanish and English.