Head of Business Development
- North & South America
Steve Escalante was and raised in Southern California and attended the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) with an emphasis in Business Management and Marketing. A seasoned real estate professional, Steve has significant experience in managing local, regional and international real estate and business development ventures, including commercial, condo, multi-family, mixed use, golf, resort hotel and gaming projects. He has been in the management and sales of over $1 billion in real estate projects locally and internationally and is currently also a principle investor of the international real estate brokerage Engel & Völkers Las Vegas offices.
Steve has over twenty (20) years of soccer coaching experience managing and directing teams ranging from youth and development to professional level players. He currently holds various USSF national coaching licenses and is known to develop talent on and off the field. In 2013 he founded the soccer club Barcelona Nevada which evolved into what is known today as the Nevada International Futbol Club (NIFC). This project began with one team and a vision to bring Spanish style system and methodology of the game to Las Vegas. Within fours (4) years NIFC has seen exponential growth and currently has 30+ teams and is quickly becoming recognized in the western region as a club that produces professional talent and plays within a clear identity of possession based football. Steve’s high level of energy, enthusiasm, professionalism and determination along with his vast business and sporting knowledge are an asset TSM and its clients.
Andy B. Salandy
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Andy B. Salandy has enjoyed a distinguished and decorated amateur, collegiate and professional soccer career. After a very dominant high school career, he went on to study at Appalachian State University (ASU) in North Carolina, U.S.A., on a full soccer scholarship, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science (B.S) and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees in Biology.
While at Appalachian State University, he served as Captain of the Men's Varsity Soccer team, earning 1st team All-Conference, Tournament MVP and All-South honors. Mr. Salandy still holds the record for the most games played in the history of ASU soccer and finished his collegiate soccer career as a 3-time academic All-American. He went on to play professional soccer in the USISL with the Chattanooga Express, starting every game during the 1994-1995 season. In 2012, Mr. Salandy was recognized by ASU for his outstanding contributions and inducted into the prestigious ASU Sports Hall of Fame.
Mr. Salandy is the Founder and Executive Director of FC Cardinals, one of the most successful youth soccer clubs in Winston-Salem North Carolina. In addition, he is a very successful Entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience as a top Networker in various commercial enterprises. As the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of TSM International, Mr. Salandy is responsible for implementing the vision and continued expansion of TSM’s global footprint. Mr. Salandy's experience as a decorated soccer player, successful coach and Entrepreneur with tremendous Networking skills, along with his extensive connections in the soccer (Football) world, are invaluable in guiding the day-to-day operations of TSM International.
Roget V. Bryan
Co-Founder & President
As the Co-founder and President of TSM International, Mr Bryan is pivotal in developing strategic partnerships and global networking of both TSM clients and the TSM brand. His extensive legal knowledge and experience, business acumen and sports management expertise are invaluable resources for TSM International and its clients. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in History from Tufts University in Massachusetts, U.S.A., where he also earned distinction in Men's Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field. He subsequently attended Florida State University where he jointly earned his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) in Law and Master of Science (M.S.) in International Affairs.
As a practicing attorney for almost two decades, Mr. Bryan has provided a diverse range of legal services to individuals, small businesses, large corporations, non-profit organizations, local government entities, professional athletes and international sporting institutions during his legal career. He has written, published, consulted and advised on several subjects and projects, including Global Sports for Peace and Development, Sports Tourism and World Cup qualifying campaigns. Mr. Bryan is also certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in City, County & Local Government Law.
Director of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships
Darin A. Roberts was raised in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, where he excelled as a leader in community development and showed the initial signs of his gift of motivational speaking and personal development training. He later attended Pace University in New York where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems (MIS). While at Pace University he cultivated a passion for business development, which launched him on a long and successful career as an analyst for several highly successful Fortune 500 organizations on Wall Street. He has since formed his own Technical Consulting Company, where he continued his representation of corporate giants.
Mr. Roberts headed the launch and marketing efforts of major companies in the Telecommunication and Distribution industries and most recently obtained executive status with a leading Health and Nutrition organization. He is also President and co-founder of Into the Ark Foundation, where he continues to foster his passion for the growth and achievement of others. Mr. Roberts currently serves as the Director of Marketing and brings with him a wealth of corporate management and marketing experience. He is based in New York City where he lives with his wife and two sons.
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Earl "Spiderman" Carter
Director of International Soccer Camps
Director of The Spiderman Goalkeepers Academy
An outstanding soccer coach with significant coaching experience at youth and professional levels and one of the most talented goalkeepers in T&T football history. A standout member of the T&T national team at youth and yenior levels and played for the legendary New York Cosmos in the North American Soccer League (NASL). Played alongside legions in the game such as Pele and Beckenbauer.
Facilitated as Assistant Head Coach at Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1979. In 1990 was part of the Ivy League coaching staff for Columbia University (USA). As Head Coach with Tewksbury Soccer Academy, we won two (2) New Jersey state titles in 2003 and 2004 and led the team to the No. 1 ranked U-12 and U-13 teams finished first in the United States. Technical Director of the Jabloteh professional team in the professional league in Trinidad and Tobago (2011-2012). Assistant Coach at Columbia University, (USA), 1990 – 1995 Part Owner/Director of a satellite company, Realism LTD that was contracted with Direct TV to service the entire Bergen and Rockland counties in the state of New Jersey, USA. The company employed 25 workers grossing $80,000.00 monthly.
Coach Carter has conducted programs in leadership development, life skills, self-image psychology and motivational strategies. He has documented results showing improved levels of player self-confidence, self-belief and athletic performance. He is a Chaconia Silver Medal Winner, National Award of Trinidad and Tobago.
Coach Carter’s vast experience and tremendous knowledge is the areas of goalkeeping and coaching makes him the ideal candidate to serve the role as Director of “ The Spiderman” Goalkeepers Academy and Director of National and International soccer camps.
Michael Seium is an accomplished Television sports/news Journalist with many years of experience at the local national and International levels. Mike was also a former college soccer scholarship athlete who went on to help launch a well-known International English broadcast center in Washington D.C by contributing technically while also producing stories for the sports department. Following a three-year stint with an International news network, Mike began consulting as a Producer and worked for an international Sports channel covering major sports events such as the NBA, NASCAR, NHRA, World Challenge Soccer, ATP Tennis, The Pan American games in Guadalajara as well as many other sports news and feature stories for the Sport channel. Mike holds a Master Degree in International Sports Management from GMU (George Mason University). His years of communication and Public Relations experience will bring a lot to the table for TIDI Sports Management's strong team.
Professional Scout & Director of Player Development
Based on Keagan's tremendous ability as a top level college player and educational background he is very qualified to serve TSM in this capacity.
MID CONTINENT UNIVERSITY (USA):
AMC Honorable Mention All Star Team (2013)
AMC Academic All-Conference Honors (2013)
AMC Offensive Player of the Week (2013)
Transouth Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete (2012)
Capital One Academic All- District Team (2012)
Mid Continent University - Offensive Player of the Year (2012)
Transouth Athletics Offensive Player of the Week (2012)
Transouth Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete (2011)
Transouth Athletics Offensive Player of the Week (4 goals in 2 games)
Mid Continent University’s Offensive Player of the Year (2011)
All-Transouth Conference All Star First Team (2011 Sophomore Season)
Transouth Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete (2010)
Mid Continent University’s Offensive Player of the Year (2010)
All-Transouth Conference All Star Second Team (2010 Freshmen Season)