Sebastiano Pochettino is Mauricio Pochettino’s oldest son. He is a Physical trainer and coach, like his father. But he specializes in the physical training and health of football players.
He has worked alongside his father in clubs like PSG and Tottenham. He now works with his father in Chelsea FC.
|Full Name||Sebastiano Pochettino|
|Date of Birth||January 24, 1995|
|Age||28 years old|
|Place of Birth||Spain|
|Nationality||Spanish and Argentinian|
|Languages Spoken||Fluent in French, English, and Spanish|
|Education||– Bachelor of Sports and Exercise from Solent University (2016) – Master’s in the same field at Université Paris-Saclay (2020)|
|Career||Fitness coach and sports scientist|
Sebastiano went to school in Spain. His father is the renowned head coach and club manager of Chelsea football club, Mauricio Pochettino. He has a younger brother, who is also a famous football player for the Gimnastic de Tarragona club in Spain, Maurizio Pochettino.
His birth date is January 24, 1995. he is 28 years old.
He was born and raised in Spain and has dual Spanish and Argentinian citizenship, just like his brother. His mother is Katrina Pochettino, and she’s a pharmacist.
He speaks very fluent French, English, and Spanish languages. This multi-linguist attribute makes it seamless for him to communicate with players within the shores of Europe and beyond.
Sebastiano graduated with a first-class degree in Bachelor of Sports and Exercise from Solent University in 2016. He did a two-year master’s in the same field at Université Paris-Saclay, graduating in 2020.
Sebastiano Pochettino’s Career
Sebastiano Pochettino is a sports scientist and fitness coach. His career in fitness and training football players began when his father, Mauricio, was still a coach at Southampton football club. At that period, he was still a regular student at Solent University in Southampton.
Throughout his career, he has always worked with his father at any club his father is coaching.
Before he became a fitness coach for football teams, he was a Team Sport Science Assistant scientist back in 2016 at Tottenham Hotspurs, the same club his father coached. In 2017, he was made the Spur’s fitness trainer and instructor.
He holds the record as the youngest instructor who has ever graced the halls of the premier league team.
After his tenor at Tottenham ended in 2019, he worked at Paris Saint-Germain from 2021 to 2022.
Sebastiano’s expertise in the field of sports and Physical science contributes to the progress of football teams. He also specializes in muscle development and strength conditioning, which is very important for players, especially when they have an injury. He helps in the prevention and treatment of muscles for the players.
Currently, he is the fitness coach for Chelsea football club – he joined in July 2023 – working with his father in Stamford Bridge.
Below is a table of all the licenses Sebastiano has;
|Professional Footballers’ Association||UEFA B Football Coach Licence||Jun 2023||–|
|Udemy||Master MATLAB through Guided Problem Solving||Mar 2020||–|
|National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)||Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)||Feb 2019||–|
|Exos||EXOS – Performance Specialist Certification||May 2017||–|
|The Football Association||ITMMiF – The FA Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football||Apr 2017||Expired Apr 2020|
|The Football Association||FA Coaching Level 2||May 2015||–|
|Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)||REPs Level 2||May 2014||–|
|The Football Association||FA Coaching Level 1||Jan 2014||–|
|Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie Française de Barcelone||DALF B2||Jun 2013||–|
|Cambridge University Press & Assessment English||Certificate in Advanced English||Mar 2013||–|
Sebastiano Pochettino’s Parents
His dad is the head coach and club manager at Chelsea Football Club, and his mother, Katrina, is a pharmacist.
They fell in love immediately, married a few years later, and have stayed married for 29 years.
His parent met at a nightclub back when his father, Mauricio, was playing for his childhood team, the Newell’s Old Boys. That night, he was off celebrating his victory in the game he played with his team. Elated and sweaty and having fun with his teammates, he met Katrina.
Sebastiano Pochettino’s Brother
Sabastiano’s brother, Maurizio, plays for the Gimnastic de Tarragona as of 2023. Maurizio is just as handsome as his brother, Sebastiano, and together, they are sportier athletes.
Maurizio was born on March 30, 2001, making him six years younger than Sebastiano. He started playing football at an early age as a result of watching their father play. His father’s football success became a great inspiration for Maurizio.
This inspiration motivated Maurizio to begin playing for Tottenham in 2019, just after he’d graduated from Southampton Football Academy in 2015.
Their father, Mauricio, trained and coached Maurizio and then helped him sign his first deal with Tottenham. Maurizio later moved to Watford, and now at Gimnastic de Tarragona in July 2023.
Sebastiano’s girlfriend is the beautiful Constantia Timotheou. She lives in Southampton and schooled at Dame Alice Owens. She’s an administrative Assistant at Marks and Spencer’s.
She buys and sells children’s wear and is a health and wellbeing enthusiast and influencer.