Sam Al-Basith joined the LA Galaxy Academy in 2016. Sam has worked in the youth game here in Southern California for years, previously splitting his time between the LA Galaxy and LA Galaxy South Bay. Sam holds a USSF "B" License and is in the process of completing his UEFA "B". Sam played within the West Ham United and Cardiff City Academies from the ages of 12 to 18. Sam loves to watch matches, analyze things from a tactical perspective and is always looking for up and coming talents. Sam was born in London, England.