Gerard Jones, head of coaching at our academy
November 20, 2017
Bristol Rovers Supporters Club are proud sponsors of our academy thanks to the success of the 50/50 draw.
Continuing our look at the people behind the academy. Today, Gerard Jones, the head of coaching.
Gerard joins us this season, he is an FA UEFA ‘A’ Licensed Coach, and holds the FA Advanced Youth Award alongside being a Qualified Teacher, Master’s degree graduate in Performance Coaching and Published Author in Communication Psychology.
With over 13 years coaching experience having worked in the U.K., U.S., Italy, Norway and New Zealand, Jones brings a significant amount of experience having coached and educated across various levels in the game. His previous roles include being a Director of Coaching in the U.S. at a Director’s Academy club, U21s Assistant Coach at Bradford City AFC, Academy Coach at Rochdale AFC and a former Director of Coaching at Arsenal FC Soccer Schools, having also been a Head Coach at semi-professional level.