Roberto Cavalo
Personal information
Full name Roberto Fernando Schneiger
Date of birth (1963-04-13) 13 April 1963 (age 58)
Place of birth Carazinho, Brazil
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1988 Atlético Paranaense 39 (8)
1989–1992 Criciúma 159 (53)
1993–1994 Vitória 67 (15)
1994–1995 Botafogo 24 (5)
1995–1997 Sport 45 (10)
1997 Avaí 13 (4)
Total 347 (95)
Teams managed
1998–1999 Avaí
1999 Anapolina
2000–2001 Avaí
2001 Joinville
2002 Caxias
2002 União São João
2003 Chapecoense
2003–2004 Gama
2004 Avaí
2004 União Barbarense
2005 Paysandu
2005 Náutico
2005–2006 Santo André
2006 Náutico
2006–2007 CRB
2007 Marília
2007 Gama
2007 Criciúma
2008 América de Natal
2008 Gama
2008 Bahia
2009 Confiança
2009 Paraná
2009 Mixto
2010 Vila Nova
2010–2011 Paraná
2011–2012 Vila Nova
2012 Oeste
2012 Bragantino
2012–2013 Grêmio Barueri
2013 Oeste
2014 Atlético Sorocaba
2014–2015 Oeste
2015–2016 Criciúma
2017–2018 Oeste
2019 Botafogo-SP
2019–2020 Criciúma
2020–2021 Oeste
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roberto Fernando Schneiger (born 13 April 1963) is a Brazilian professional football manager and former player who played as a defensive midfielder.

Career as a player

Born in Carazinho, Roberto began his career with Atlético Paranaense, with whom he made his debut in the top Division against Criciúma and in 1991 he was part of the squad won the 1991 Copa do Brasil. He then Vitória in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, it was a positive season: seven goals in twenty-three matches earned him inclusion in the League best eleven (Bola de Prata). During that same season he also played two final tournament, lost to Botafogo. Transferred to Sport and Avaí, where he finished his career in 1997.[1]

Career as a manager

Since 1998 he coached the Avaí. Already in 2004, brilliant fez campaign in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B having been one of four finalists (it ended at a third honorable place).[2]

Then it assumed several teams in Brazil like Joinville, Chapecoense, Gama, Paysandu, Naútico, Criciúma, America de Natal and Bahia. On 11 September 2009, it was announced like new commander of the Paraná.[3] some months later it was announced like new technician of the Mixto for the season 2010.[4] it trained still Town Nov, disputing the Série B. Again it returned to Paraná and to Town in November. In 2012 it assumed the West and Grêmio Barueri. and 2013, put his return right to the West. In 2014 it was announced like new trainer of the Atlético Sorocaba not lasting very much in the post was dismissed in the same year and in the same year, it put his third passage right to the West to dispute the remainder of the Série B and being in 2015 up to the moment disputing of Campeonato Paulista Série A2 in 2015.







  1. ^ "Que fim levou? Roberto Cavalo" (in Portuguese). Terceiro Tempo.
  2. ^ "Roberto Cavalo" (in Portuguese). Memória Avaiana. 2015-04-13. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  3. ^ "Roberto Cavalo é o novo técnico do Paraná" (in Portuguese). Bem Parana. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  4. ^ "Roberto Cavalo chega para comandar o Mixto" (in Portuguese). Gazeta Digital. 2009-12-18. Retrieved 2015-05-09.[permanent dead link]