Our Staff

Craig Jones - Director

Coach Jones is currently the Head Coach of the George Washington University Mens Soccer Program entering his 11th season as Head Coach. In 2015 Jones was named Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year as his team captured the Atlantic 10 Regular Season title and returned to the Championship game again in 2021.  During his tenure at GW he has produced 11 All-Conference honorees and his teams have excelled in the classroom receiving the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the past 8 years.

In additional to his role at GWU he was recently named the United States Youth Soccer (USYS) Technical Advisor for the East Region Olympic Development Boys program.  Having worked with the Virginia ODP Program Jones also worked on the East Region ODP Boys Staff the past 10 years.  He was honored to work with the 2006 Boys ODP National team in 2022 and again with the 2007 Boys ODP National Team in 2023 being the first ODP team to win the Prestigious Dallas Cup Tournament.

A native of Wales, Jones holds a USSF `A' Coaching License, National Youth License and United Soccer Coaches National Diploma.  Having worked in numerous capacities at the youth soccer club level in Washington, DC and Virginia for the past 25 years, he has also served as the director of numerous college and residential summer soccer programs in both the U.S. and Europe.  He is the founder of Premier Soccer Consulting, offering soccer services to youth players in the DMV metropolitan area as he instills his passion for the game on today’s rising stars within the game.