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STAFF

OSMANI PELAEZ

PRESIDENT/FOUNDER 

Our founder and president as 6+ years of experience working in the management field and is best known for his leadership skills and ability to build meaningful relationships. In this time he has successfully built the HCFC Academy to a peak of 120+ players as well as a first team that was a finalist in the first division of the UPSL in its first season. Also, he has carefully hand-selected a team of directors that will bring this project to life. As president he will oversee all operations and make final business decisions. 

DAVID CROSS

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND LOGISTICS

As Director of Finance and Logistics, David is responsible for business operations, ensuring that the club is in a good financial standing, and ensuring proper workflow. David is a graduate of the University of Miami with a degree in Business Administration and has 4+ years of experience working with a successful logistics company.

DIEGO SOLIS

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Diego has been with the club from the beginning and will serve as our liaison between different departments and operations. He is a personable go-getter who works with passion and diligence. He will assist with our workflow, helping each of our directors with given tasks as well as taking responsibility for administrative duties for the club.

MARIO EMILIO SEPULVEDA

DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS

As Director of Investments, Mario is responsible for meeting with our current and future investors and sponsors in order to build and maintain meaningful relationships between them and the club. Mario is a proven salesman with a knack for customer relations and a strong background in finances. He has 6+ years of customer service and sales experience in the retail and automotive industries as is currently a Finance Trainee with the "Mac David Group.

YAMIR HERNANDEZ ALONSO

DIRECTOR OF RELATIONS

With his knowledge of football and extensive contacts around the world, Yamir has been a valuable resource in finding the proper personnel to work with the club. He will continue to do so and will also help us spread the name of HCFC in order to expand our network and be better positioned to seize future opportunities. Yamir also works directly with the Football Association of Cuba which is fundamentally important for us to in order to continue to nurture Cuban talent in our community.

DANIEL MILIAN

SPORTING DIRECTOR

Our Sporting Director will be incharge of implementing and enforcing the standards of our methodology for all academy teams. He is also the author of our methodology FutbolTotal. Daniel previously worked as a sporting methodologist for the Football Association of Cuba and has the following title: Licenciado en Cultura Fisica y Deporte, Universidad de las Ciencias de Cultura Fisica y Deportes, Santa Clara, Villa Clara.

JAVIER BETANCURT

SCOUTING DIRECTOR

Our Scounting Director has also been with the club from the beginning. Javier is in charge of bringing talents to the club. Also, through his company US Talent Manager, he will be in charge of transfers of players to and from the club. To date, Javier is responsible for bringing Cuban talent with National Team experience to HCFC and is currently working with several players to bring them professional opportunities.

ALFONSO QUINTERO

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING 

Alfonso Quintero is a world-renown radio host who has 35+ years of experience commentating and directing programs through radio and television. He has worked with top media outlets such as: ESPN Deportes, BelnSports, Telemundo, Radio Caracol, Radio RCN, among many others. Some of his more notable broadcasts as host are the following: Spanish First Division Football, Italian First Division Football 2012, 2014, World Cups (Italy '90, USA '94, France '98), Copa America (Chile '91, Ecuador '93, Uruguay '95, Bolivia '97), Boxing World Title (Sugar "Baby" Rojas/Miguel "Happy" Lora and Fidel Bassa), MLS '97-01, Copa Libertadores ('97-07), among many others. With this incredible experience in hosting, commentating, producing, and directing, Alfonso will not only be the voice of the club but also direct our marketing initiative to grow our academy.

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