Tote Castañeda

Technical Director Head of Methodology


Professional soccer player from 1989 to 2001 playing in teams like Atlas, Colorado Rapids of the MLS League, Cruz Azul Hidalgo and Cruz Azul First Division, being runner-up in the Winter 99 tournament.
I also played in Tigrillos de la UANL, El Paso Patriots from El Paso Texas, Tecos from UAG and Lobos BUAP, as a Mexican national team, participated in 1990 Central American games, winning a gold medal in Toluca Edo. of Mexico, Pan American Games in Havana Cuba 1991, winning silver medal and participating in Olympic games in Barcelona Spain in 1992 being the captain of the team.
As part of the technical bodies I have worked for 9 years in the best player training academy such as Club Atlas, recognized worldwide for its excellent methodology and where players such as Rafael Marquez, Andrés Guardado, Pavel Pardo, Jared Borgetti have come from. , Oswaldo Sánchez, Miguel Zepeda, Juan Pablo Rodriguez, Daniel Osorno and many more.
I have also worked in Cruz Azul alongside Robert Dante Siboldi, First Division Technician, Dorados de Sinaloa where I worked together with Francisco Rámirez who was auxiliary in the Mexican National Team of Argentine Technician Ricardo Antonio Lavolpe and Swedish Sven Goran Eriksson, also I was a methodologist of basic forces of Jaguares de Chiapas, as well as coordinator of Basic Forces at Club America where we managed to prepare players like Edson Álvarez who was sold to Ajax from Holland and Diego Lainez who left for Betis from Spain. I worked as Director of Basic Forces at the Necaxa Club, organizing the Basic Forces and training the Club’s coaches, leaving a structure of players who will soon be making their debut in the First Division.