Football coach – Ollie Jones

Thurlby Tigers FC Football Coach, Ollie Jones, loves the opportunity to pass on his passion for football.

Meet Ollie…


Secondary School Teacher.

Position(s) Held for the Club

Football Coach.

Coaching Qualification(s)

FA Level 1.

Why did you join Thurlby Tigers FC?

I felt that TTFC had a club ethos that matched my own.

How long have you been associated to and volunteering for the club?

I have been coaching at TTFC now for 3 years.

What is your favourite Tigers memory?

Seeing my son in his first match.

What Professional Team do you Support?

Birmingham City.

Who did / do you play football for?

I spent my childhood playing for Racing Blyth in the West Midlands – we weren’t very good!

Biggest game you’ve ever played in or coached?

Staff vs Sixth Form at school. There is pride on the line!

Coaching or Playing? And Why?

Coaching – my PE teacher one told my mum “well he’s at least a keen footballer!” Which I think meant I wasn’t very good…I loved football growing up, and the opportunity to pass on the passion is awesome.

Who is/was your footballing hero? 
What three things would you take on a desert island and why?
  • A pilot
  • A plane
  • and a ticket!
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