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Mike  Nissim-Sabat
Mike Nissim-Sabat

Assistant Coach, Fourth Season

Alma Mater:
University of Mary Washington, 2003

Mike Nissim-Sabat is in his fourth season with the Marshall men's soccer team and third as assistant coach. He served as a volunteer assistant coach in 2005 for the Thundering Herd.

In 2004, Nissim-Sabat held the assistant coach position for the men's soccer program at Roanoke College. During his lone year at Roanoke, the Maroons posted a 12-7-2 record, which earned an NCAA tournament berth.

A 2003 graduate of the University of Mary Washington, Nissim-Sabat played four years at the center midfield position for his alma mater and twice earned Scholar-Athlete All-America honors.

He also nabbed first-team All-Capital Athletics Conference honors his junior and senior years and was team captain his final three years.

During his sophomore year, the Eagles finished 24th in the nation and captured the Capital Athletic Conferece championship. He followed up his sophomore's year success with a third place finish in the region.

Nissim-Sabat also has extensive experience coaching at the youth and club levels. He currently holds a National GK Diploma, a USSF D license and an Advanced National Diploma from the NSCAA.

As the assistant Director of Coaching for the West Virginia Soccer Club, he oversees the Player Development Program, the club's middle school program, and an Under -12 team.

He also is the coach of the West Virginia Soccer Club Player Development Program.

A native of Fredericksburg, Va., Nissim-Sabat was born July 25, 1981. In addition to coaching, he also received his master's degree in athletic administration at Marshall in July 2007.