IFAF U20s Head Coach feature: Adan Rodrigues of Brazil

Brazil makes its IFAF U20s World Junior Championships debut in Canada next month, becoming the first South American nation to compete in the sixth edition of the tournament.

The newcomers will be thrust into the spotlight on Saturday, June 22, when they open against hosts and defending champions Canada at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, kickoff 5pm local time. Either European powerhouse Austria or Canada 2 lies in wait on Wednesday, June 26.

“We will have a positive mentality and a serious commitment to personal and collective growth to ensure that the team is ready to compete,” says head coach Adan Rodrigues. “We will represent Brazil with pride and excellence and be sure that after this process, everyone has become a better athlete and a better person.”

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Michael Preston (@PRMikePreston) is currently working with IFAF in a PR capacity. He recently covered Super Bowl LVII as a member of the NFL PR team as he has done for 20+ years. He has held communications positions with NFL Europe, the North