Marketing & Communications

Name Rui Catalão
Date of birth
 23-06-1988
Country Portugal
Place of residence Amsterdam, Netherlands
Education Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Master in International Sport Management

What is your role within SEG Racing Academy?
I oversee all aspects of our marketing & communication strategies.

What is your background in cycling?
It first caught my interest back in the 90s, when I made my aunt wait for each Volta a Portugal stage to finish before we would go to the beach. During my time as a journalist in Portugal, I was also actively following the sport, especially the Grand Tours and other important races, as well as the sport’s most relevant issues.

What are your academy goals for 2018?
To make sure people get our story and message in the most efficient way. But also to support riders in their own development.


Name David Soteras
Date of birth
 25-04-1995
Country Spain
Place of residence Girona, Spain
Education International Business degree, Sports Marketing specialization and Marketing and Sales postgraduate. 

What is your role within SEG Racing Academy?
I am part of the marketing and communications team. My main role is to manage the daily content of our social media accounts, the website and other communications channels of the team. 

What is your background in cycling?
I was 5 when I watched my first Tour de France together with my father and my grandfather. Ever since then it became a passion of mine. 

What are your academy goals for 2018?
Get more people to follow our story and highlight the uniquess of this project.