Stefano Bozzo (President) was born in Torino (Italy) in 1967. He has been living in New York since 2002. He graduated in the Arts field and has worked in film production for over than 10 years. He started as a production assistant, moved on as an assistant director and is now a director. He worked with very important names in the Italian and International film industry. Some of those names included: Gianni Amelio, Roberto Faenza, Sanchez, Haber and Tornatore.
In 2000 he started to build his portfolio in international productions like: “When the Children play in the Sky” which was shot in Groenlandia. Soon after that he went to Sierra Leone to collaborate with the Special Court for the War Crimes, and worked on institutional documentaries. During this time he met the Hill Station tennis community in Freetown, which got him interested and curious about the survival of sporting communities in the Least developed countries. The desire and passion towards this goal of supporting sports in such countries have been paramount in the conception of Sport for Life.
Stefano is also a successful writer, his last romance novel was published from Mondadori and is entitled “Via di Scampo”.
Coming from a diverse background such as his, Stefano is equipped to take on a dual role, the first one being more focused on the marketing front which would help in creating awareness in sport community as well as through mass media (TV, cable TV, internet TV, festival…); and second, his network of contacts, which will be very vital in dealing with an individual or a company’s potential source of finance.

Lorenzo Marcuzzi was born in Udine (Italy) in 1965. He graduated in Tourism Management and being a keen sports lover started playing soccer at a very young age and then moved on to tennis.
In 2003 he became the official FIT (Italian Federation of Tennis) tennis coach.
After coaching in Italy, France and Croatia, he moved for Thailand. Post Tsunami tragedy, he decided he would establish a tennis school in Phuket. He started to receive official assignments from the Thai Tennis Federation to organize the ITF tournament. He then went on to become the coach of the Thai National tennis Team. In 2005 he started to collaborate with the Tennis for Africa project in Sierra Leone. He is very committed to create an international organization focused on his passion, which is Sport for Life. These words describe more than others, his personality and his way of contribution to sport. Based on his background and experience, Lorenzo can share his best practices in setting up sport facilities in LDC, while managing technical workshops and sport tournaments.


Leo Nucera
was born in Napoli (Italy) in 1980. He graduated in International Management with a specialization in Event Management. After a one year stint as Journalist for a Sport Magazine, he worked in Business Consulting for Accenture in Roma. His inclination to the Sports Business led him to work for Coca-Cola as the Logistic Coordinator for the Olympic Torch Relay during the Olympic Games which was held in Torino 2006. He worked for events companies such Ignition-inc, and he was involved in several sports events, such as Fifa World Cup Trophy Tour, Toshiba World Cup Germany 2006, Motorola-Burton River Jump etc.
He moved to New York to take on a course with a specialization in Marketing Events while simultaneously working on various projects for Sports Events in California and New York. He met Stefano in New York, and they started to form SFL. Based on his background Leo can contribute towards SFL in creating a fundraising campaign as well as in raising funds for various events.