Phoenix News · Alumni Spotlight- Luiz Felipe Giacomelli

Catching up with Alumni Luiz Felipe Giacomelli Class of 2002

What sports did you play while at Oberlin?

Did you play sports in college after you graduated?
I didn’t play any sports while at University, however I practiced and taught Capoeira (Brazilian Martial Arts).

What was your favorite class or teacher while at Oberlin?
Home Economics taught my Mrs. Donna Schurr
What is your favorite sports memory from Oberlin?
The bus rides to away games. They were fun.
If you could give any advice to current high school students what would you tell them?
First, always have the spirit of learning, from every positive or negative experience.
Second, say YES always for every academic, sports, or professional opportunities, then when you get more experienced you will filter the possibilities and opportunities and start saying NO.
Third, don´t be afraid of the New.
Currently, I’m the Founder & CEO, Maximus Management and Operations, LLC where we work on projects, conferences and events related to sports and eSports industry in the USA.