James Galanis

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James Galanis
Personal information
Full name James Galanis
Place of birth Australia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
South Melbourne FC
Northcote City FC
Teams managed
2010–11 Atlanta Beat (Head Coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

James Galanis is an Australian-born professional soccer manager. He used to be head coach of the Atlanta Beat in Women's Professional Soccer. He is now Director of the Universal Soccer Academy.

Playing career[edit]

Galanis played for South Melbourne FC in Australia's National Soccer League and with Northcote City FC in the Victorian State League.[1]

Managerial career[edit]

Galanis assumed the role of head coach for the Atlanta Beat during the 2010 WPS season.[2][3] He is a trainer and mentor for U.S. national team player, Carli Lloyd.[4]

Galanis now directs the Medford Strikers Soccer Club in New Jersey.


  1. ^ "Coach James Galanis returns to Australia". Herald Sun.
  2. ^ "Meet Atlanta Beat Interim Head Coach James Galanis". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Atlanta Beat makes James Galanis full-time coach". USA Today. 4 October 2010. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Women's World Cup: Carli Lloyd's game-winner in 2008 helped cement her role with U.S." NJ.com. Retrieved 9 November 2013.

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