Sam Makki

Sam Makki

Coach

Sam played professional soccer for almost 12 years in Europe and Asia. After an injury stopped Sam from playing professionally, he started to coach in Scotland for a second division professional team. Since coming to the United States in 1999, Sam has coached various club and high school teams.
Sam’s professional qualifications and completed coaching certifications include:

Professional Playing Experience:

  • 12 Years Europe/Asia
  • 1986-1992: Irish Army, United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Lebanon
  • 1992-1997: Division I Al-Tadamon Football Club
  • 1993-1994: Drafted for the Lebanese National Team
  • 1997-1999: East Fife Football Club, Scottish Division II

Coaching Experience:

  • 21+ years Club Coach, 3 Years Professional Coach
  • 1997-1999: U21 East Fife
  • 1997-1999: U18 Dundee United
  • 5 were drafted for the Scottish National Team
  • 1999-Present: Club Coaching All Levels
  • 2006-2008: Harrison High School Girls Varsity, Trainer

International Coaching Qualifications:

  • March 1998: SFA (Scottish Football Association) Youth License
  • May 1998: SFA “C” License
  • July 1998: UEFA “B” International License
  • Jan 07: NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Assoc. of America)
  • Advanced National Diploma
  • Aug 2003: NSCAA Youth National Diploma