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U.S. Women's U-17 National Team Head Coach Kazbek Tambi Featured in CoachesNet's "Starting XI"


CHICAGO (April 28, 2009) – U.S. Women's U-17 National Team head coach Kazbek Tambi is featured in the latest edition of “Starting XI,” the informative and insightful series from CoachesNet on ussoccer.com.

The popular CoachesNet series features coaches answering 11 questions focusing on a wide range of subjects, from coaching education and youth development to modern technology in the game of soccer. Watch the full episode of CoachesNet's “Starting XI” with Kazbek Tambi here. In this interview, Tambi gives insight into his coaching philosophy, coaching education and player management.

“There is no better feeling as a coach than to see improvement,” said Tambi.  “As coaches we need to be flexible and adjust to the players and build systems around players and styles to some degree around the players that you have. All the while still trying to find those kinds of players that will fit into your initial picture.”


Tambi, who is currently the head women’s soccer coach at Seton Hall, has coached youth girls’ club soccer for the past 12 years and has been the head coach of the Arsenal World Class club in New Jersey since its inception. He recently led the U.S. U-17 Women’s National Team to a second place finish at the inaugural 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand.

Available now through ussoccer.com, CoachesNet is devoted to educating its members on U.S. National Team coaching tactics by breaking down games at the highest level, analyzing training sessions and tactics, and delving into the keys to preparation. In addition, the content found only on CoachesNet features exclusive videos, podcasts and dissertations on everything from preparing for a particular opponent to putting together a roster to get the most out of an individual player. Sign-up now at coachesnet.ussoccer.com (click here to register).

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