René Simões

René Simões

Football Coach


Football Coach
Registered under number 1194 in the National Sports Council - CND, of the Ministry of Education and Sports.

Registered in the Brazilian Football Coaches Association - ABTF, as a Professional Football Coach Level.

Appointed as member of the panel of instructors and lectures for coaching course- FIFA- 2000-2004

Appointed as member of the woman football committee- FIFA 2005-2009.

Professor of Physical Education


Registered under number 140525 "1" in the Ministry of Education and Culture


Fluent Portuguese, Advanced English and basic Spanish.

professional Coaching Career

Work experience

 Head Coach

Serrano FC

 Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Head Coach

Somley University Team

 Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Head Coach

Olaria AC 

Rio de janeiro – Brazil

Head Coach

Fluminense FC 

Rio de Janeiro – Brazil- U-20 

Head Coach

 Al Qadsia SC
1982 - 1984

 Ras Al Khaimah – UAE

Head Coach

Mesquita FC

Rio de Janeiro – Brazil- 

Head Coach

 Associação Portuguesa de Desportos 

São Paulo – Brazil

Head Coach

 Vitoria de Guimarães SC 

Guimarães – Portugal

Head Coach Of U-23 ,U-20 and U- 17 Team

Brazilian Football Confederation - CBF as a National 
1987 - 1988


Head Coach

 EC Bahia

Bahia – Brazil

Head Coach 

 Al Rayan SC - Doha
1989 - 1992


Head Coach

 Al Arabi SC - Doha


Technical Director and National Head Coach 

Jamaica Football Federation 
1994 - 2000


Head Football Manager

CR Flamengo

 Rio de Janeiro – Brazil 

Head Coach

Trinidad & Tobago Football Federation - Trinidad & Tobago, as a Technical director and National
2001 - 2002


Head Coach

 Al Khor Sports Club- Doha


Head coach of Woman national team

Brazilian Football Confederation

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Head Coach

 Vitoria Futebol Club

Bahia - Brazil 

Head coach of Olympic team and Technical coordinator for youth development

 Iran football Federation
2005 - 2006


Head Coach

Coritiba Football Club

Curitiba - Brazil

Head Coach

Fluminense Football Clube
2008 - 2009

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Head Coach

Costa Rica Football Federation

Costa Rica

Head Coach

Atletico Clube Goianiense
2010 - 2011

 Goias- Brazil

Head Coach

 Sport Club Bahia
2011 - Present

Bahia- Brazil

Techinical director

Sao Paulo Futebol Clube
2012 - Present

Sao Paulo-Brazil

Qualifiers and World cup Game analyst

Fox sports Television
2013 - 2014

Rio de Janeiro- Brazil

Head Coach

Botafogo Futebol e Regatas

Rio de Janeiro- Brazil


Awarded By Rio de Janeiro football federation the best youth coach – 1980;

Awarded by FIFA the most improved team in the World with Jamaica Senior Football Team- 1995;

The first Brazilian coach Awarded by the Brazilian Government with The Rio Branco Medal for great achievement - 1998; 

The first foreigner in Jamaica Awarded by Jamaica Government with the ORDER OF COMMAND Medal.1999; 

Awarded by the C.B.F as the best coach- Brazilian Second division championship- 2007;

Awarded by Brazilian Coaches association with the Literary trophy in 2007 and 2008- As author of two books- When the women turn around the heads of men( Olympics games -2004) and From the chaos to the top( Brazilian second division championship); 

Certificate of MBA and sports management and law. Awarded by FIFA and CIES( Iternational Centre for sports studies) April 2013; 

Tatical Periodization Course By Jos’e Guilherme Oliveira ( Porto –Portugal) at Vicosa University- Minas Gerais –Brazil- July 2013.



Rio de Janeiro- Guanabara Cup- 2015- Botafogo.F.R; 

Goias states Championship 2011- Atletico Clube Goianiense;

Qualification to South American cup- Fluminense Futebol Clube-2008;

Brazilian second division championship-2007- Coritiba Football Club- Brasil;

Bahia states Championship- 2005- Sports Club Bahia-Brasil;

Vietnan TnT tournament- 2006- Iran national Olympic team;

Silver Olympic Medal- Olympic games- Athenas-2004- Brazil National womam team;

Caribbean Cup- 2001- Trinidad and Tobago;

CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers U17 Team- 1999- Jamaica;

Caribbean World Cup Qualifying Games-Zone 2 U-   20 team – 1999- Jamaica U-20;

Shell Caribbean Cup- 1998- Jamaica Seniors team.

Qualifying Jamaica for the 1998 World Cup     Finals in France

Cayman Cup- 1996- Jamaica seniors team;

National League of Qatar- 1993-94;

Al Arabi Sports; 


National League U21 of Qatar- 1993-94;

Al Arabi Sports Club;

Independence Cup of Qatar- 1990-91;

Al Rayan Sports Club;

National League U21 of Qatar-1990-91;

Al Rayan Sports club;

National League of Qatar –1989-9Al Rayan Sports Club;

Friendship Tournament of Lisbon – Portugal-1988- Brasilian National Under 20;

South America Championship U20;

Brazilian  National team -  Buenos Aires, Argentina-1988;

South America Championship U17 Brasilian National team
Ibarra, Equador- 1988;

Rio de Janeiro State University League- 1979.

Vice Champion

2015- Run Up- Rio de Janeiro Championship. Botafogo;

2013- Run Up- Guanabara Cup- Vasco da Gama;

Silver medal Olympic Games – Athens 2004- Woman Brazilian National Team;

Guatemala Cup-1999- Jamaica National Team;

Emir’s Cup – Qatar 1994- Al Arabi Sports Club;

Sheik Jassim Cup-1989-90- Al Rayan Sports Club;

Rio de Janeiro Second Division League-1985. Mesquita football Clube.

Bronze Medal winner


Brazil’s Cup – 2007- Coritiba Football Clube;

Asian Games – 2006- Iran Olympic team;

West Asian Games – 2005- Iran Olympic Team;

World Cup U-20 – 1989- Jamaica U-20 national team;

Toulon Tournament – 1987- Brazilian national U-20.