Vakili started his coaching career with national teams in 1990. It has been for 28 years that he is serving as the coach and head coach in various national age group teams of Iran including senior, and team B. He has assisted many foreign coaches like Bugajenkov, Cvetkovic, and Julio Velasco.
Four world medals with youth team (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze), the gold medal of AVC Championship, and other Asian medals with youth and junior teams are of the glories he recorded.
The priority of Vakili and his assistants are to prepare players for the senior national team. Sixty to seventy percent of the current senior players of Iran have already gone through his trainings. The head coach of national youth team of Iran along with his technical staff is targeting to prepare the players for 2020 to 2020 senior teams.