Xavier Tamarit
SPA Spanish
Personal Details Last updated 17 Jul 2017
Assistant First Team Coach
Joined Saints
July 2017
Xavier Tamarit

Xavier Tamarit Biography

Last updated 17 Jul 2017

Xavier Tamarit was born in the town of Sedaví, close to Valencia, beginning his playing experience with his local side, while subsequently featuring as a youngster for a number of other teams in Spain.

He attended the University of Valencia and then the University of Porto, as he pursued his studies in physical education and sports.

He would move into the world of coaching and first linked up with Mauricio Pellegrino at Valencia, subsequently working with him at Estudiantes and Independente, in Argentina, before joining him as Assistant First Team Coach at Southampton.

His book, Tactical Periodisation, is one of the key works produced on the subject in football.