Arez Ardalani returns for his second season and oversees all aspects of Texas United’s soccer operations, including head coaching duties, recruitment, club management, scouting and hiring of technical staff. Ardalani took the helm as head coach in January of 2018 and also serves as Technical Director as of August 2018.
Ardalani is the longest serving head coach for Texas United and after his first season holds the franchise winningest record. He has led the club to the Southern Conference top 5 rankings multiple times, coached players that went on to play professionally and many other players that went on to earn league national recognition (Top U20 players, Top College Prospects, Player of the Week).
In January of 2019 Ardalani developed a Spring Season where he led Texas United in scrimmages against professional clubs such as El Paso Locomotive, OKC Energy, and Swope Park Rangers to add another layer of professional development for his players.
As a player, Ardalani also played three seasons for the RGV Bravos/Ocelots in the PDL and Southern Premier Soccer League.
He has coaching experience from both NCAA Division I and US Soccer Development Academy organizations.