Sportevo springs from a clear commitment to turn physical training into a quality factor. The kind of training that allows athletes to develop their full potential and achieve peak performance. And that helps non-athletes be the healthiest they can be, safely and injury-free. All of our work is rooted in a scientific approach and follows clear criteria.
David Pérez is the driving force behind Sportevo. Even today, he continues to design each individual training programme and follows up on its progress. He began the project over 20 years ago, shortly after the Barcelona Olympic Games. At the time, he was the strength & conditioning coach of the Spanish women's field hockey team, helping them win Olympic gold.
Undergraduate Degree in Physical Education.
National Athletics Coach.
Course in training organisation and monitoring (Catalan Sports Academy).
Second IOC World Congress on Sport Sciences (International Olympic Committee).
Course in leading high-performance teams and organisational development, EAE-Winthertur UPC.
Cuidat '98 course: 4th Conference on Health and Sports Medicine, Respiratory Medicine Department, Vall d'Hebron General Hospital.
Course in physical exercise and sports in preventive medicine, Department of Physiology of the High Performance Centre (CAR).
Owner and director of Sportevo Human Performance, a centre specialising in personalised physical fitness training. 1993 until the present.
Assistant coach and performance manager of the football club Real Racing Club de Santander, 2012–2013.
Strength & conditioning coach of the Indian men's field hockey team. Delhi 2010 World Championship.
Consultant for the FC BARCELONA football club, outlining various physical training models in high-level football based on his own ideas and designs.
Physical fitness trainer for two Olympic gold medallists.
Gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games for the Spanish women's field hockey team.
Gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games for the sailor Fernando León.
Strength & conditioning coach for the Spanish Field Hockey Federation, 1989–93 seasons.
Strength & conditioning coach for the Spanish Sailing Federation, 1994–2000 seasons.
Some of the athletes who have trained with us include:
Pedro Martínez de la Rosa. Formula Nippon racing driver, 1997 season. He is currently a F1 test driver for the Ferrari team.
Oriol Servià. Racing driver. Winner of the Indy Lights in the US, 1998–99 season. He currently drives in CART (US).
Marc Colomer. Trial rider. World Trial Champion in 1996. Runner-up 1997, 1998, 1999.
Miquel Soler. Football player. Training during the 1985–86, 1987–88 and half of the 1988–89 season, helping RCD Espanyol to first place. International under-21 and full championships at the UEFA Euro 1988 in West Germany. Subsequently joined FC Barcelona.
Joan Golobart. RCD Espanyol 1st Division football player; personalised physical training programme over several seasons.
Elias Bonet. BikeTrial (Trial-Sin) World Champion, 1995–96 season. BikeTrial runner-up, 1996–97 season. One-on-one physical fitness training.
Igor Korneiev. Professional football player. Former RCD Espanyol – FC Barcelona player.
Daniel Solà. 2002 Junior World Rally Champion.
Vitaly Petrov. F1 racing driver, 2010–12 seasons.