Fairhope Soccer Club Youth Director of Coaching

Jamie Ferguson is currently our Director of Youth and Parent Education. He oversees our Fairhope Tots/Fairhope Fives programs. Both of these programs encourage the parent along with the young soccer player to develop the love of the game of soccer at an early age. Jamie has been part of this ever-changing club since the beginning. He will now share his wealth of soccer experience & education to assist our Fairhope Soccer League volunteer coaches through clinics & skills sessions through out the season.  Jamie resides in Daphne with wife Christin and sons Ty (plays with Gulf Coach Rangers) and Luke ( plays with Fairhope Academy)

COACHING HISTORY: High School Coach of the Year 2016, Current ODP Staff 2016, Academy/FSL Director of Coaching 2014-2015,Director of Coaching for Mobile Bay FC since 2004-2014, Alabama ODP coach 2006 to present Region III ODP staff 2004-2008, Head Coach at Bayside Academy since 2005-current, Coaching Staff AHSAA All-Stars South 2015

COACHING LICENSE: English FA I & II, USSF E, D, C, B, NSCAA State & Regional

PLAYING HISTORY: Four years with Newcastle school boys; One year with Dundee; Two years with the Great Britain Academy (now known as Durham Academy); Two seasons with Whitby Town in the English Conference; Two years with Morpeth Town

  • Played in 29 F.A. Cup matches

  • Attended University of Mobile for three years; named All Region three years; two-time first team All-American; won the 2002 National Championship and voted MVP Defensive Player of the Tournament; two-time All Tournament Team

  • Played for Des Moines Menace in their undefeated 2002 season, reaching the quarter final of the US Open Cup

  • Played for Michigan Edge and co-directed the youth academy