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 Businsess Mangement 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.
Mohamed (Moh) Elbahrawi
Technical Director of FC Cardinals Global
Born in Alexandria, Egypt on Sep 27th 1972 where soccer is the number one sport in the country, went on to play street soccer since the age of eight, then picked up at the age of ten by a club scout from a local tournament to play for EL KOROM FC, one of three clubs that represented the Mediterranean city of Alexandria in the Egyptian first division.
Played for the club academy from 1984 to 1994 when he was picked to play for the first team.
Played for the University of Alexandria while attending the school of commerce, from where he graduated with a B. S. in accounting.
Represented the Navy team during the time that he was enlisted in the service, after finishing his mandatory service , he signed for the second division club SMOUHA FC , to play for one year before deciding to immigrate to the United States.
Special Advisor: Director for Coaching Education
Player Development & Leadership Academy (Nov. 2009 – Present), provides planning and oversight of summer and winter camp programs at various locations regionally and internationally. His work includes Consulting /Management of player development and leadership programs for youth players. He has developed a Small-Sided Games Training Curriculum; Collaborated on the development of Leadership Academy Curriculum; Served as Project Manager for Chicago City South Africa World Cup 2010 Coaching Education & Leadership project. His extensive coaching career spans 17 years of coaching at the college level and 25 years working with youth players. He holds several coaching credentials including NSCAA Premier, Director of Coaching and the Goalkeeping Level II Diplomas. Additionally, he holds a CONCACAF Special Topic Diploma; International Coaches Association Bronze Coaching Certificate and Soccer Fitness Certification. He was recently appointed as Technical Director for Hub City Strikers in Spartanburg, SC.
Coach Reyes earned Coach of the Year honors and his players’ accomplishments include a team Conference Champion; 36 players named All Conference; 13 All Region and 5 All American honors. NSCAA Team Academic award for 9 years (3.0 or higher GPA) and Top 10 Regional Ranking (7years). He was recognized at USC Upstate for Outstanding Partnership Award (2007); Outstanding Leadership Award (2008). He has served on NSCAA / NCAA Coaches Committee-Regional Ranking Committee (Chair); Regional All American Committee (Chair); National All American Selection Committee (NCAA Division II); NCAA Division II National Championship Regional Selection Committee; NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer National Championship Site Representative. Additional experiences include 10 years as a state ODP Head Coach and ODP Region III staff coach.
Appointed in 2000 as Associate Academy Staff with the NSCAA Coaching Education Academy and was appointed as an Academy National Staff Instructor & State Director in 2007. He is responsible for planning, coordination and instruction of all lower level courses offered by the NSCAA in SC, and instructs the National and Advance National courses across the country. He has featured as an NSCAA Annual Convention Clinician (2005, 2008 ,2011 & 2013); a featured clinician on Fox Soccer Channel (Soccer Tip of the week)-2009 & 2010 NCAA College Soccer Season. Additionally, he identifies, trains and mentors NSCAA Associate Academy Staff Instructors within the state of SC, and served as a mentor in the inaugural NSCAA 30 Under 30 Coaches Mentorship Program. He has presented player development training programs and curriculum in Bermuda, and Africa (Nigeria & Ghana) and Trinidad. He was an NSCAA delegate at the African Cup of Nations Tournament (2008) in Ghana. Coach Reyes also served the NSCAA Black Soccer Coaches Committee (BSCC) as Vice Chairman (2 terms 2008 – 2013). Served on the NSCAA Coaching Education Strategic Planning Committee.
Author: “Barcelona- Mastering the Art and Principles of Attacking”, World Class Coaching (Journal Article Published July 2011);
Republished November 2011 & January 2012 - NSCAA Soccer Journal
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)