Marco is a UEFA qualified football coach and sport scientist. He acquired his Bachelor and Master degrees (First Class) in Sport Science at the University of Verona (Italy). He completed his PhD in Football Sport and Exercise Science in the Department of Neurological and Movement Sciences at University of Verona during 2016.
Marco has worked in several professional football clubs as a coach, including work with sport science, and strength and conditioning departments. From the season 2009/10 to 2012/13 he worked at AC Chievo Verona, in Serie A in Italy. Currently, he provides sport science support for Ipswich Town FC Academy, specialising in football coaching.
Through his applied professional experience, Marco has several football certifications, including Fitness Coach Pro License (FIGC, Italy), Football Coach UEFA B License (FIGC, Italy), and SICS Video Analysis License (SICS, Coverciano, Italy).
Marco has a substantial practical knowledge in scientific research applied to sport: football coaching, strength and conditioning training, applied physiology, and performance analysis. Marco won the national award "Mognoni" edition 2014 (best research in Science of Physical Exercise and Sport, Italy), as well as he published several scientific publications on international journals (see selected publications).
Beato M, Bianchi M, Coratella G, Merlini M, Drust B.
Beato M, Jamil M, Devereux G.
Beato M, Coratella G, Schena F, Impellizzeri FM.
Beato M, Coratella G, Schena F, Hulton AT
Christopher J, Beato M, Hulton A.
Beato M, Coratella G, Schena F.
Zamparo P, Bolomini F, Nardello F, Beato M.
Coratella G, Bellin G, Beato M, Schena F.
Zamparo P, Zadro I, Lazzer S, Beato M, Sepulcri L.
Beato M, Bertinato L, Schena F.