Express leadership

Express leadership

Express Leadership


Express Player Development Coordinator

Ali Adibi is a former Iranian International player, who played in Europe, Asia and the United States. He also played professionally in the Premier League in Iran. He is well-respected for his ball-handling skills and knowledge of the game.

He coached professionally for the Tulsa Roughnecks from 1992-1995 earning the 1994 Coach of the Year award in the United States Interregional Soccer League. He also coached the Tulsa Spirit, a member of the Women’s Premier Soccer League, from 2008 to 2016, and coached at the collegiate level for Southern Nazarene University, Cornell University and Elmira University.

Ali wants to make soccer affordable for all children and has the philosophy that coaches do not make a great player, players make a great player.



Express Coaches

Ali will be assisted by coaches from Broken Arrow Soccer Club’s competitive teams, his former Tulsa Spirit players, the BASC Head Coach and nationally licensed coaches.