Nathan Jones

Nathan Jones


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

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.