Graduated in Sport Science with specialization in football by the Faculty of Human Kinetics, Lisbon University – Portugal
Currently finishing the Master Degree in Sports Science (Physical Education) in the Faculty of Human Kinetics, Lisbon University – Portugal
Currently finishing the Post-Graduation in High Performance Football Coaching in the Faculty of Human Kinetics, Lisbon University – Portugal
Football Coach license – UEFA “B”
Former experience in Physical Education and Sports teaching/coaching.
Working in S.L. Benfica since 1996 until the present day, since July 2018 as Head of the Analysis and Observation Department (Professional Football);
from 2009/2010 season until 2016/2017 season as a Sport Performance Analyst – Benfica LAB – Professional Football-1st  Team;
from 1996 until 2009/2010 as a Youth Football Coach
Usual speaker in seminars and other similar events organized by S.L.Benfica or in events co-organized with other institutions (universities)
Invited teacher in the High Institute of Educational Sciences (Course of Master degree), teaching Football Performance Analysis
Co-author of folowing Scientific Papers:
·         “Original Study – Goal Analysis in Elite Football Teams – 2013-2014 season”. REDAF – Revista de Desporto e Atividade Física, Volume 8, nº1, pp. 11 e 22. April 20th, 2016. Bruno Mendes, Nuno Maurício, Bruno Furtado, Fernando J.L. dos Santos, Paulo Malico Sousa &Valter Pinheiro

·         “Complementary Analysis of Goal in Football through Notational analysis, Sequential Analysis and T-patterns detection”. Revista Brasileira de Futsal e Futebol, ISSN 1984-4956 versão electronica. Fernando J.L. dos Santos, Hugo Sarmento, Bruno Mendes, Nuno Maurício, Bruno Furtado, Paulo Malico Sousa &Valter Pinheiro

·         “Effects of positional variables on shooting outcome in elite football”. Science and Medicine in Football, DOI: 10.1080/24733938.2017.1383628, Emiel Schulze, Bruno Mendes, Nuno Maurício, Bruno Furtado, Nuno Cesário, Sandro Carriço & Tim Meyer

·         “Variance in prominence levels and in patterns of passing sequences in elite and youth soccer players: a network approach”. Journal of Human Kinectics, DOI: 10.1515/hukin-2017-0117. Bruno Mendes, Filipe M. Clemente & Nuno Maurício

Relevant classifications, mentions and honors:
(As a Football Performance Analyst):

5x Portuguese League Champion: 2009/2010, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016 and 2016/2017;
6x Portuguese League Cup Winner: 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2013/2014, 2014/2015 and 2015/2016;
2x Portuguese Cup Winner: 2013/2014 and 2016/2017;
2x Finalist of Europa League: 2012/2013 and 2013/2014;
3x Portuguese Super Cup Winner: 2014/2015, 2016/2017 and 2017/2018.
(As a Youth Football Coach):

Various victories in championships and tournaments in youth football as a coach

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