The LA Galaxy have named French soccer and fitness coach Pierre Barrieu the team’s Director of Sports Performance, the club announced today.
Barrieu, from Thionville, France, is the former Strength & Conditioning Coach for the U.S. Men’s National Team, serving stints under Bruce Arena and Bob Bradley from 2002-06 and 2008-11. He spent the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cup with Arena, while serving in the 2010 FIFA World Cup under Bradley. In 2012, Barrieu was named United Arab Emirates National Team Assistant Coach and United Arab Emirates Football Association Head Fitness Coach.
At the club level, Barrieu spent the 2007 season under Bruce Arena with New York Red Bulls, 2014-15 with Sheffield Wednesday F.C. (England), 2015-16 with Le Havre AC (France) and 2016-17 with Swansea City A.F.C. (England)
Barrieu was named to the official FIFA instructor’s list in 2014. He holds a UEFA “A” Coaching License, a U.S. Soccer Federation Pro “A” Coaching License and a French Football Federation Federal Coaching Diploma.
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