Academia de Futeboltraining was founded in 2014 by Joaquim Capuia to give the NW soccer community a much needed academy program for youth development. Prior to founding the Academy, Joaquim was the owner and head trainer of Futeboltraining. From its inception in 2011 Futeboltraininghas helped over 400 players develop and improve their soccer skills. Training with Futeboltraining helps players increase their technical abilities, learn to play faster, think quicker and make better decisions. Numerous Futeboltraining players have gone on to ODP, D1 College, MLS Academy and professional careers.
Joaquim and his staff not only train players to improve technically, they also coach, mentor and guide players to help them realize their goals.
From Joaquim’s invaluable experience gained developing top players and discussing their goals he realized that the Northwest was lacking a world class soccer academy. Throughout Europe and South America the best players are part of an academy. A professional academy is a place where players thrive and grow by working with the best trainers and coaches and by interacting with the best players. Academia de Futeboltraining was established to provide players with exactly that type of world class environment so that they can realize their full potential.
Mr. Daniel Capuia is Co-founder and president of The Capuia Foundation. He received his B.S. in Political Science and minor in Black studies from Portland State University and his Masters from Warner Pacific.
Jennifer Yruegas is an attorney based in Portland, Oregon. She previously worked for Viewpoint, Inc. and Keen Footwear as General Counsel and Nike, Inc. as Assistant General Counsel focusing on intellectual property issues and providing general legal support to the Nike Affiliates group. Jennifer also served as General Counsel and Sr. Director of Worldwide Legal Affairs & International Trade at InFocus Corporation, a pioneer in digital projection technology, dividing her time between the United States and China. During the last three years of her tenure at InFocus, she served as the CEO of Motif, a multi-million dollar licensing entity of Motorola and InFocus. Jennifer has also counseled several Oregon based startups.
Jennifer holds a double degree in Biology and Literature from Pacific University, a JD from Lewis and Clark Law School, and completed the Executive Program at Portland State University School of Business. She has also served as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Society for Science & the Public. In recognition of her accomplishments and contributions to the Hispanic community, Jennifer was named one of the top 7 attorneys in the country under 40 by the Hispanic National Bar Association and a “Forty Under Forty” winner by the Portland Business Journal.
A native Oregonian, Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia is a physician, scholar, educator and orator. She’s the chief medical director for Volunteers of America (VOA) Oregon, a local branch of the national organization that provides social services throughout the U.S., Dr. Moreland-Capuia earned a B.S. from Stanford University and an M.D. from George Washington University. She completed four years of training in psychiatry and a fellowship in addiction medicine, both at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). At OHSU, Dr. Moreland-Capuia developed a national violence prevention program, Healing Hurt People (HHP) Portland.
Dr. Moreland-Capuia serves on the Board of Trustees for the Oregon Historical Society; is the Mayoral appointee to the Community Oversight Advisory Board (COAB) overseeing the Department of Justice’s mandated Portland Police Bureau reform; and recently was appointed to the Oregon Health Policy Board Workforce Subcommittee.
*In addition to her role as chief medical director for VOA Oregon, Dr. Moreland-Capuia continues her tenure at OHSU as executive director of the Avel Gordly Center for Healing and as an assistant professor of psychiatry.
Claudia is the Global Chief Financial officer of Wieden Kennedy an independently owned advertising agency based in Portland, Oregon. Claudia previously worked for Grey San Francisco,, Winkler Advertising/TeamToolz,Leagas Delaney SF and attend Golden Gate University.
Eric has B.S. in accounting from OSU and an Oregon CPA designation. Eric has been a CFO in a wide range of industries from Keen Footwear to Warn Industries. Eric is currently the CFO of Airstream Adventures NW.