Sami Eladhari was a lifelong resident of Arlington who taught Spanish at Arlington High School and coached the varsity boys soccer team in Lexington. Arlington Public News spoke with Sami’s parents and former students to celebrate Sami’s spirit and his impact on the local community.


Sami’s parents, Moncef Eladhari and Francine Brasseur, have established a foundation in Sami’s honor. The Sami Eladhari Foundation is holding its first annual 4×4 soccer tournament and fundraiser on Friday June 12th, 2015 to remember Sami and to spread his passion for soccer. For more information about the foundation and its upcoming events, visit www.samieladhari.org.