Who is Fahmi Elshami

Fahmi immigrated to the United States in high school, starting his soccer journey Rock Bridge High School in Columbia, Mo. He then moved on to play collegiate soccer with an additional 10 years as a professional player. He has traveled all over the world mentoring players and coaches, as well as educating various countries on youth development through soccer. He has been a part of Rush for almost 15 years and founded one of the first Rush Soccer clubs in Georgia. He is now back home to bring his experience and expertise to where it all started!

A coach of coaches:

Fahmi trained, developed and assisted the following soccer coaches:

Michael Emenalo – Chelsea Chief Scout 2007-2010, Chelsea Assitant Manager 2010-2011, Chelsea Technical Director 2011-2017, and AS Monaco Sporting Director 2017-2019.

Samson Siasia – Head Coach of Nigeria National Football Team 2010-2011 and 2016.

Jacenir Silva – Kuwait Coach of the Year.

Omar Sisse – Head Coach of U23 Gambia National Football Team and Gambia National Football Team Assistant Manager.

Professional soccer experience

Fahmi played professionally for NPSL and MLS, and was awarded the All Star Player in 1989 and 1990.

Played for San Diego Sockers (1986 – 1987)

Dayton Dynamo (1988-1990)

Ohio Canton Invaders (1991)

Chicago Power (1992)

Milwaukee Wave (1993)

Fahmi is always interested in networking and connecting with coaches and players! Feel free to reach out to him at felshami@comorush.com


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