Binni Keleta

Last College:
Grambling State

Position:
Assistant Coach

Experience:
Second Season

Binni Keleta

Binni Keleta begins his second season as an assistant coach for the Lady Techsters after previously coaching at the high school and college club levels.

His coaching career began in 2005 at Ruston (La.) High School where Keleta coached the boys varsity team for two years, compiling a 36-17 record, including the program's best ever at 23-5 in the 2006-07 season. The same year, he won Coach of the Year honors for Division 1 District 2 and led the team to their first ever tournament championship in the Bossier Bearkat Classic.

In 2007, Keleta took over as the head coach of the Louisiana Tech men's club soccer team. During his first season, the team reached the regionals in San Antonio, Texas.

After his first season with LA Tech, Keleta was selected to serve as a U.S. Youth Olympic Development coach for the Louisiana U-17 girls team.

Keleta earned his bachelor's degree from Louisiana Tech in 2008 and completed his master's degree from Grambling State in sports administration. He has a grade eight LHSAA referee license and a United States Soccer Federation's "E" coaching license.

The Ruston native was a three-year letterwinner and member of the first boys soccer team at Ruston High School. During his senior year, Keleta was named to the second-team all-district and helped lead the team to its first district title and playoff appearance.