The Founder and Coaching Director of Cornerstone Soccer Academy, Tornubari better known as Coach T-Bone grew up in Nigeria, West Africa where he attended high school at Birabi Memorial Grammar school, where he first discovered his true passion for soccer. In 2008, he was recruited on a full soccer scholarship to Newberry College (South Carolina) where he studied Business Administration & Management. During that time, he played one season of College soccer at Auburn University Montgomery and eventually went back to Newberry College where he graduated in 2012. Coach T-Bone was named first team All-Conference and All-South. He scored 36 goals and had 17 assists to lead the nation in scoring. He was First-Team All-American, All-South State Conference. In 2012, he started his professional soccer career with the Atlanta Silverbacks, before leaving to play in Brazil with Club America FC, a second division team in Tres Rios, Brazil. In 2015, he left to further his career in Bangkok, Thailand where he played for RBAC FC for two seasons.
Tornubari is an experienced certified soccer coach, successful professional soccer athlete, and certified fitness trainer. His athletic, educational, and experiences coaching children/youth make him the ideal, qualified candidate for your coaching and mentorship needs. His diverse training and professional career in Africa, Brazil, Asia, South America and the United States have equipped him with the knowledge and abilities to lead, develop, mentor, train, and motivate individual players and a team for optimal results. In addition, his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, master's degree in Sports & Health Sciences, coaching licenses and personal trainer's certification has sharpened his strong attention to motivate and inspire other people, effectiveness, efficiency and balance in his work. His passion of working with children and youth shares with his goal of helping to develop future stars and leaders for the future.