Sac United is pleased to announce that Amsalu Fantahun will become the Girl’s Director starting with the 2018/19 season. Coach Am brings great experience, enthusiasm, and focus to the position of Girls’ Director. He looks forward to improving and expanding the Girls’ Program at Sac United and making it one of the best in Northern California.
Coach Am, as he is affectionately known, has been coaching at Sac United since 2015 and is part of the NorCal PDP Staff. He is in the midst of completing his USSF C License. In addition, he has received a Premier NSCAA Diploma and completed NorCal coaching programs. Most recently Coach Am spent 2 weeks in Europe at professional clubs as part of the NorCal Euro Coaching Education Course. Coach Am will be applying the lessons learned in Europe to girls’ soccer in the US.
Coach Am has a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.