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Jesse is originally from Nigeria, where as a youth he played for Lobi Bank FC, ABU Zaria FC, as a Finalist in the West Africa Football Union (WAFU), and the U23 Nigerian National Team.
He played in the USA as a 4-year collegiate player with John Brown University, and professionally with the Tulsa Roughnecks, where he finished as a two-time finalist in the USISL 96-97 and 97-98.
His vast coaching experience includes Camp Instructor at the collegiate level for John Brown and Clemson University, DOC for Ft. Smith Express and Girls DOC for Tulsa Thunder/OK Texans. Coach Jesse is well regarded as one of the most highly successful technical trainer in the region. He has tremendous positive influence on the club particularly on the technical side.
Coaching License:National youth, USSF “B”
Coaching Philosophy: We must continually strive for fair, equitable, and respectful treatment of all children in a learning environment. ( soccer and Life)
Coaching Experience: More than 20 years coaching various age groups
Founder Basira Soccer Academy. 1999.
Director Basira soccer Camp 1999-date
Camp Instructor: John Brown University 1997-2007
Camp Instructor: Clemson University 1998-2000
Former Director of Coaching, Fort Smith Express
Coaching Record: 4 times Oklahoma state champions
8 times Opl champions
4 times Oklahoma stats finalist
Arkansas state finalist 2010
Playing Experience: ABU workers FC Nigeria
Lobi FC Nigeria
Niger Tornadoes FC, Nigeria
John Brown University.
Playing Record:Finalist Wafu cup, with Lobi Fc
All Conference team, JBU
USISL Finalist with Roughnecks 1996
USISL finalist with Roughnecks 1997
Awards: Sportsmanship Award, JBU
MVP Award, JBU
Rookie of the year 1996, Tulsa Roughnecks.