SALEH EL GENDY

Email: saleh_elgendy@hotmail.com

Joined Oregon SC: Fall 2019.

Biography: Saleh was born Sept. 4, 1991, in Cairo, Egypt.  

Experience: Saleh has played soccer in three countries on three continents: his native Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Germany. He played for a semi-professional team in the UAE before playing for his university's team for four years, winning two silver medals and a bronze medal in the national universities' championship. Saleh then studied abroad in Berlin, Germany, where he played for the second team in a club. He went on to coach his university team for a season. Saleh returned to Egypt and coached in Academy programs run by Liverpool, Atlético Madrid, FC Barcelona and La Liga. 

Qualifications: Saleh holds a Confederation of African Football Continental "B" license; an Egyptian Sports Syndicate Accredited Coaching Badge; and completed the KNVB (Royal Dutch Football Association) Introductory Football Coaching Course.

Coaching Philosophy: "Soccer is not just a game; we can teach personal character that helps our players in their lives, and not just on the pitch."