Leader, Innovator, Author, Coach, Teacher - "Performance Coaching"

gÉrard jones

Coaching Journey:


  • 2017/18 - Bristol Rovers F.C. - Head of Academy Coaching  (EFL League 1)
  • 2016/17 - Eastside F.C. - Director of Coaching U5-U19, inc. U14s Coach (U.S. MSYSA DA, MSPSP, MYSL) 
  • 2015/16 - RIASA - Head Academy Coach, inc. RIASA South Head Coach (U.S. Academy through Richmond University in London)
  • 2015/16 - Bradford City A.F.C. - International Development Squad Coach / RIASA Showcase / Assistant U21s Coach (EFL League 1)
  • 2015/16 - Bradford College - Head Coach of Men's U19s Football Academy (ECFA Cat 2)
  • 2014/15 - RIASA - Eccleshill United F.C. - 1st Team manager (NCEL Division 1)
  • 2014/15 - RIASA - Eccleshill United F.C. - U19s & Reserves Head Coach, RIASA Showcase (Lancashire Leagues & U19 Youth Alliance)
  • 2014 -      RIASA - Norway Club Coach Education & Coach (Kvinesdal I.L. - Norway)
  • 2014/15 - Bradford College - Head Coach Men's U19s Football Academy (ECFA Cat 2)
  • 2014/15 - Rochdale A.F.C. - U12 Lead Academy Coach and later U14 Lead Academy Coach (EFL League 1)
  • 2013/14 - RIASA - Eccleshill United F.C. - U19s & Reserves A Head Coach (Lancashire Leagues & U19 Youth Alliance)
  • 2013/14 - Bradford College - Men's U19s 1st Team Coach (ECFA Cat 2)
  • 2013/14 - Rochdale A.F.C. - U11 Lead Academy Coach (EFL League 2)
  • 2013/14 - Rochdale A.F.C. - BTEC Level 3 Sports Tutor (Futsal Scholarship - Football League through Oldham College)
  • 2012/13 - University of Huddersfield - Head Men's Peformance Coach (BUCS)
  • 2012/13 - Premier Skills Yorkshire - Partner & Head Coach, Coach Educator, inc. New Zealand (Private Coaching Business, D.C.)
  • 2012/13 - Wakefield College - Women's Head Coach (ECFA)
  • 2012/13 - Leeds Schools F.A. - U12s Head Coach (District Schools F.A.)
  • 2012/13 - NEW College Pontefract - U19s Men's 1st Team (BCS)
  • 2011/12 - Gerard School of Football - Director & Head Coach (Private Coaching Business, Schools Programs & Development Centers)
  • 2011 -      Arsenal Soccer Schools South Italy - International Coach (Soccer Schools Camps)
  • 2010/11 - Gerard School of Football - Director & Head Coach (Private Coaching Business, Schools Programs & Development Centers)
  • 2010/11 - Arsenal Soccer Schools East Yorkshire - Director of Coaching (Soccer Schools & Advanced Centers, Schools Programs)
  • 2009/10 - Gerard School of Football - Director & Head Coach (Private Coaching Business, Schools Programs & Development Centers)
  • 2008/09 - University of Hull - Women's 1st Team Head Coach (BUCS)
  • 2007/08 - Halifax Town AFC - CofE Coach (Conference Premier)
  • 2006/07 - Calderdale College - Volunteer Coach (BCS & Schools community programs)
  • 2005/06 - Selby Abbey Leisure Center - Volunteer Coach (mini-kickers programs)
  • 2004/05 - Volunteer coach various companies school programs, inter-schools cups and camps
  • Also worked in primary schools and running holiday camps, community projects through various companies - Premier Sport, Total Sports, Lucozade PowerLeague over the years, alongside running own coaching business delivering private One-to-Ones, consultant programs, coach education, guest coach for English Schools Football Association through Playstation Schools Cup, including voluntary coaching roles since 2010 at Rochdale AFC CofE, Accrington Stanley CofE, Altrincham U18s, Pontefract Collieries and various grassroots or semi-pro 1st teams.


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The journey so far 

TRACK RECORD


Gérard Jones is an 'A' Licensed Coach, with 13 years experience coaching across most levels in the U.K., U.S., Italy, Norway and New Zealand.


Current Head of Coaching at Bristol Rovers F.C in the EFL League One, Gérard has also been a Director of Coaching in the U.S.A., an Assistant U21s Coach with Bradford City through American soccer Academy RIASA and a former Academy Coach at Rochdale AFC.


Alongside holding the FA UEFA 'A' Licence and FA Advanced Youth Award, Gérard has a Master's degree in Performance Coaching from the University of Stirling and is also a Qualified Teacher from the University of Huddersfield. 


He brings a detailed approached to programming your work, curriculum development and communication.

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Business | Speaking | Education

Gérard established his first company into becoming listed among the Top 100 Best Business Start-ups in the UK 2010, awarded Ambassador status for Entrepreneurship in the UK and going on to be a Guest Speaker and Educator at various events and organisations throughout Europe.