Strength&Conditioning Specialist (soccer)
Senior Lecture & Course Leader @ University of Suffolk
Research Lead in Sport Science & Coaching
Associate Editor of the Journal of Strength&Conditioning Research (USA)

Dr. Marco Beato has been collaborating with Desmotec since 2017.

He is particularly interested in the Strength & Conditioning research, using Desmotec Devices.

He is a Senior Lecturer in Strength & Conditioning at School of Science, Technology and
Engineering, University of Suffolk, Ipswich, UK.

  • Course Leader BSc Strength & Conditioning (since 2018);
  •  Course Leader BSc Sports Coaching (since 2016 to 2019);
  • Research Lead in Sports Science & Coaching.
  • Member of the ethical committee in the School of Science, Technology and
  • Nominated for a Staff & Student Award (most inspiring Lecturer, 2018);
  • Associate Editor of The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research (since
  • 45 scientific publications on peer-reviewed journals,

He also worked as a Lecturer at MSc Strength & Conditioning in Football, University of Verona
and Pisa, Italy:

  • Methods of Physical and Athletic Training (from 2012 to 2015)
  • Football Coaching (from 2015 to 2016)

He has gained great experience in Football, working with professional teams as Consultant, Sport Scientist and Assistant Manager:

  • Season 2018/19 Sports Science Research Consultant at Norwich City FC (Senior team, Premier
    League, UK);
  • From 2016 to 2019 Sports Science Consultant Ipswich Town FC (Academy U23-U16, Championship, UK) GPS monitoring, physical tests, research.
  • Season 2015/16 Assistant Manager and Head of Strength & Conditioning, AC Virtus Vecomp (SerieD, Italy), 44 presences as Assistant Manager
  • Season 2011/12 – 2012/13
    Sports Scientist, AC Chievo Verona (First Team, Serie A, Italy) GPS monitoring, Strength & Conditioning, Physical Tests
  • Season 2009/10 – 2010/11 Sports Scientist, AC Chievo Verona (Academy – U19 Team, Serie A), Italy

Marco Beato is an expert in Sport Science Consultancy, working with professional athletes and companies:

Since 2016:

  • Jasmin Taylor, 4th world ranking and best British female Telemark skier (4 World
    Cup victories and 22 World Cup podiums),

Since 2017:

  • GPS technologies in Elite Sports with STATSports (leader company in GPS player
    tracking, Ireland),
  • Football Performance Analysis with SICS (leading company in Performance
    Analysis, Italy), until 2019.

Degree and Education:

  • 2018 Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), NSCA, USA
  • 2018 Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (PGCAP, 60 credits Masters-level
    programme), PR143018, UK
  • 2016 PhD in Sports and Exercise Science (from 01/2013 to 05/2016), Department of
    Neurological and Movement Science, University of Verona, Italy. Topic: Sport and
    Exercise Science, Football for health (Supervisor: Prof Franco Impellizzeri)
  • Internship (Sports Science and Elite Football) at Liverpool John Moores University,
    UK (Supervisor: Prof Barry Drust)
  • 2015 License Video Analyst (Tactics and Performance Analysis) (First class), SICS, FIGC,
  • 2015 License Professional Football Fitness Coach (First class), FIGC, Italy
  • 2014 License UEFA-B Football Coach (First class), FIGC, Italy
  • 2014 License Weightlifting Coach and Personal Trainer, FIPE, Italy
  • 2012 Master in Sports Prevention and Adapted Training (Sports Sciences), University of
    Verona, Italy (First class; 110/110 cum laude)
  • 2010 Bachelor in Sports and Exercise Science, University of Verona, Italy
  • 2010 License CONI-FIGC Coach of Young Football Players, Italy