Born and raised in Germany, Arman Nadjafi has a strong fundamental background in the game of soccer. His style of coaching is positive, patient, and encouraging, and his philosophy is to focus on player development and inspire kids to fall in love with the beautiful game. Arman played soccer in Germany until he moved at age 12, after playing with FC Eintracht Rheine in the Oberliga. A natural left footer, Nadjafi was the Palomar League Player of the Year in 2009 playing for Rancho Bernardo High School and later spent a season playing for the San Diego Aztecs, scoring in a friendly match against the LA Galaxy. Arman spent the 2015-2016 season with Atletico Baja of the MASL where he finished with 16 goals. He was also named to the German National Team for the WMF World Cup, starting four games as Germany reached the quarterfinals of the tournament. He enjoyed multiple stints with the Sockers and now has shifted his focus towards his career and coaching.
More about Coach Nadjafi
- USSF C license
- Speaks speak German, Farsi, and English.
- Loves to workout, run on the beach, and watching all sports.
- Graduated from San Diego State University in 2013 with a degree in Business Administration – Financial Services.