Tarek moved to Northern Ireland in 2018. He is an ex professional football player who has played across Europe. This included playing in both the Premiership and Championship, including Turkey (Akhisar Spor), Romania (Farul Constanta) and Northern Ireland (Larne FC). He was part of the under 21 Egyptian National team.
He has since trained as a UEFA qualified coach, Level 4 personal trainer in strength and conditioning and has gained valuable experience in sport throughout his life.