James Gainford

(281) 750-6021 * jayg_efc@hotmail.com

Coach James is an enthusiastic coach and excellent role model for young players.  He has tremendous experience at the youth levels and internationally and his style and approach to development helps create passion for the game.

Teams included:
            Youth at Everton Football Club years 1999-2001
            Wade Deacon High School (Captain) years 2003-2008
            Milton Juniors Football Club years 2003-2006
            Bayer Football Club years 2006-2008
            Davyhulme Football Club years 2010-2012
            Oklahoma Wesleyan University years 2012-2013          
Awards and Achievements
  • Wade Deacon- District Champions 2006 & 2007
  • Milton Juniors- Player of the Year 2005 & 2006
  • Bayer- Player of the Year 2008 and Players Choice 2008
  • Oklahoma Wesleyan University- Conference Champions 2012
Education
  • Wade Deacon High School UK
  • Cronton College UK
  • Oklahoma Wesleyan University
  • Tulsa Community College
  • Information Technology Bachelor Degree (In Progress)
Experience
  • UK College courses in sports exercise involved coaching (Ages 9-12)
  • Acquired entry level UK Coaching license
Certification
  • USSF National Youth License (instructor Sam Snow)
  • USSF National D 
  • FA: Developing Creative Players
  • Coerver Youth Diploma 1
Key Skills and Strengths
  • Knowledge of the Sport
  • Communication skills
  • Motivated
  • Passion for the sport
  • Drive to succeed and learn
  • Decision making skills
  • Can set a good example for the students

Affiliates

ECNL All In Official Member

Roughnecks

Super Y

US Club

MTsc

NPL

OPC

WCSC

BASC

Partners

adidas

Lexus of Tulsa

Mac's Soccer Shack

Soccer City Tulsa

EOOC

Titan