Clàudia Río-Rodríguez is finishing her Exercise & Sport Science Degree at the University of Barcelona (Spain). She is a professional futsal player in the Spanish Women's Second Division, where she has been competing since 2017. Currently, she is playing for Fútbol Sala Ripollet, with the aim to help the club to get promotion to first division.
Clàudia has been always very active coaching since a very young age for different clubs around the Barcelona area. Currently, she coaches a boys team for Fútbol Sala Ripollet, to try to reduce the gap between the professional team and the youth teams within the club and create a perfect culture between youth and old players, at the same time that showing them a future pathway.. Also, since 2018 she is one of the coaches for the FC Barcelona Futsal Academy. The Barca Academy is FC Barcelona's very own development model aimed to children, whose main goal is educate. Their methodology is employed by the Club from the lowest categories to the first team, and is based on a creative and attacking style along with the values of humility, effort, ambition, respect and teamwork.
Clàudia runs virtual private training sessions through Zoom with players worldwide, as well as helping on our BAFC virtual training and international camps. She has been in the Bay Area coaching every summer since 2017.