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UEFA Academy Alumni Association (AAA)

The UEFA Academy Alumni Association is an actively engaged and forward-looking community of over 3'000 graduates from UEFA Academy programmes worldwide. The AAA aims to create value for all UEFA Academy Alumni, in addition to fostering a thriving association composed of sport industry professionals working across football clubs, leagues, associations and other relevant stakeholders.

Scope and objectives

The UEFA AAA represents the interests of an international community of alumni who have successfully completed UEFA Academy programmes.

At its core, AAA membership represents a lifelong association with UEFA Academy, a thriving alumni community and access to an unmatched network across football. Graduation marks the beginning of your alumni journey – and unlocks a series of invaluable experiences. These include:

  • Virtual and in-person alumni engagement opportunities.
  • Access to industry experts, former international footballers, and key decision makers.
  • Networking and Mentoring events.
  • Expert seminars, panel discussions, and featured keynote speakers.
  • The UEFA AAA Summit.


If you are a graduate of one of our programmes and would like to join the UEFA Academy Alumni Association, please contact us at alumniassociation@uefaacademy.com.


Get in touch with us

Email alumniassociation@uefaacademy.com

>3'000 graduates

7 board members

>60 countries

Welcome to our Alumni community!

AAA Board

The Board is composed of seven members, each of them responsible for a different area of the alumni community:

PRESIDENT – Joao Fonseca – Business Intelligence Manager at FIFA – UEFA CFM

SECRETARY GENERAL – Sid Kohli – CEO at Decyfr Sport, TV Sports Presenter and Producer – UEFA CFM

TREASURER – Balazs Nemcsik –  CEO at Hungarian Volleyball Federation – MESGO

VP MARKETING – Diana Pirciu – Education Manager – Romanian Football Federation – UEFA CFM, UEFA DFLM

VP COMMUNICATIONS – Andrea Pizatti – Deputy Secretary General – Honduras Football Federation – WFLP

VP EVENTS – Bianca Rech – Sporting Director – FC Bayern München Women´s Football – UEFA MIP

VP ALUMNI RELATIONS – David McArdle – Diversity and Inclusion Manager – Scottish Football Federation – UEFA CFM, UEFA DFLM, UEFA FSR compact course

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