Empire United Soccer Academy

Selim Talbi - Development Academy Boys (U17 Head Coach)

Current Team: DA Boys (U17)

Email: selim_talbi@yahoo.fr

Years at Empire United: 5

Coaching Qualifications:

  • US Soccer (USSF): A License
  • UEFA: Level 4 - A License
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist via the NSCA
  • Holds a European Strength and Conditioning Diploma via the University of Lyon

Coaching Experience:

  • Collegiate:
    • Spent time as the men’s head soccer coach at the University of Pau in France
    • Was the head coach for the Division II women’s national team in Blanc Mesnil
    • Recently served as the Second Assistant Soccer Coach for the Men’s Soccer Program at Niagara University
    • Also served as the Head Men Soccer Coach at Hilbert College
  • Professional:
    • Held the head coaching position for the Premier Level U16 men’s team at Aviron Bayonnais FC
    • Served as the strength and conditioning coach for the men’s team at the Aviron Bayonnais Soccer Club at the third tier league level
  • Empire United:
    • 2017- Present: U17 BDA
    • 2016-2017: U13 & U14 Pre-Academy
    • 2015-2016: U14 Boys - Empire Buffalo | U15 GSA
    • 2014-2015: U15 Boys - Empire Buffalo
    • 2014: U14 Boys - Empire Buffalo

Playing Experience:

  • Former soccer player in France