LSUS names Jed Jones women's soccer coach
July 29, 2004LSUS has named former Centenary College coach Jed Jones as its head women’s soccer coach. Jones was the head men’s and women’s soccer coach at Centenary from 1997 to 2004, compiling a 77-45-7 record with the Ladies. At the end of the 2003 season, Jones’ career winning percentage ranked him 44th in NCAA Division I.
Jones has coached soccer players from “under six” to professionals and played professionally for eight years, the last two as a player-coach. He holds a U.S. Soccer Federation “A” Coaching License and an International Coaching License with the Football Association of Ireland.
He is a member of the National Soccer Coaches’ Association of America and the U.S. Youth Soccer Association, where he is also a member of the Olympic Development Program Regional Staff. “In the summers,” he said, “the program invites each state to send its best soccer players to our evaluation camp. During the week, it’s my job to select the best of the best for our national teams. I take great pride in this position and it gives me access to the nation’s best players.”