Dan ‘DJ’ Jones

B07 WHITE
B06 GOLD
(760) 704-7600
dj@lagalaxysd.com

I am young, innovative, enthusiastic, highly motivated coach, who aims to keep progressing and moving with my coaching career. With an interest in a range of areas: including sports nutrition, exercise physiology, coaching and strength and conditioning. I believe in professional development of young players, in 4 key areas: technical, tactical, physical and psychological, enhancing their performance. Within my coaching sessions, I ensure we have team and individual goals set. Also like to motivate the players to improve upon a number of areas such as: their individual skills, communication, leadership, confidence and team work.

Time and dedication will make you a better player. It is our choices, which show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. If you put the effort in now, work hard, train hard and you will be successful. Practice makes permanent. 

LICENSES HELD: FA Level 2

COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 6 weeks Work Placement with Stockport Curriculum coaches
  • 5 years Wilmslow Football Academy Coach
  • 2 years Macclesfield Town Community Coach
  • 3 weeks internship at AFC Bournemouth
  • 2 year Sheffield United FC Community Coach
  • 1 year Sheffield Wednesday FC, U9 assistant Academy Coach
  • Young Coach of the year 2012 at Sheffield United FC
  • Challenger Sports summer coach 2013

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

  • Manchester City FC Academy 2002-04
  • Wilmslow High/6th form 2003-10
  • Hale United FC 2003-07
  • Priory County 2007-08
  • Wilmslow Town 2008-10
  • Sheffield Hallam University 2011-14