Tiffin Soccer Camps

Coaching Staff

Nathan Jones
Graduate Assistant Coach

Nathan Jones is in his third season as the graduate assistant coach for the Tiffin University men's soccer program for the 2019 season.

Jones, a native of Flintshire, Wales, played four seasons as a starting goalkeeper for the Urbana University men's soccer team and is a 2017 UU graduate (Sports Management). Jones played in 74 career games for the Blue Knights and is the record holder for most Shutouts, GAA, Save PCT, Starts, Minutes and Games Played.

Jones, a two-year captain, earned first-team All-Mountain East Conference honors as a freshman, junior and senior and was named Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2016. He also was a first-team NSCAA All-Atlantic Region choice in 2015 and 2016, and landed on the second team in 2013. Jones was also MEC Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year Finalist, UU Male Student-Athlete of the Year 2015 and 2016 UU and Inducted to Chi Alpha Sigma.

Growing up in Wales, Jones played in the youth system at Tranmere Rovers FC, an English third-division team, for seven years until the U18 level.

Jones has played one season in the Premier Development League for the Dayton Dutch Lions and was also an assistant coach for the WPSL Dutch Lions team who reached the National Quarterfinals.

Jones is a level 2-qualified coach in England.

 

Ross Brown
Graduate Assistant Coach

Ross Brown is in his first season as the graduate assistant coach for the Tiffin University men’s soccer program.

Brown, a native of Grimsby, England played two seasons at St. Catharine College (KY) before transferring to Wayland Baptist University (TX) for his last 2 seasons.

During Brown's time at St Catharine, he picked up First Team and Second Team All Mid-South Conference honors in his freshman and sophomore years. Brown transferred in 2016 to Wayland Baptist university where he won both Sooner Athletic Conference regular season and conference tournament honors in his junior year. His senior year he repeated similar success, winning the SAC regular season and tournament, and captained his side to an NAIA national championship in 2017.

Brown has also played for the West Virginia Chaos (PDL) and Midland-Odessa Sockers (NPSL).

Brown joins TU after a successful first season as an assistant coach at Northeast Texas Community College.