Soccer - Boys Middle School
Coach Iain Jones, Class of 1996, is the head boys soccer coach. Coach Jones was a four year starter for Stratford and won two state championships, 1992 and 1995. He went on to play college soccer at Brewton Parker College and Queens College and later became the assistant/goalkeeper coach at Queens.
He returns to his alma mater after serving as the head boys coach at Mount de Sales Academy where he compiled an overall of 208 wins, 57 losses, and 10 ties. He won three state championships in 2005, 2007 and 2011, which included two undefeated seasons. He also had two stints as the head girls coach finishing with an overall record of 98 wins, 43 losses, and nine ties. He led them to their only state championship in 2008.
In the classroom Coach Jones will be teaching coding to six and seventh graders and Design in the Upper School
Coach Jones will also be working with the athletic department with social media.
Credentials: BA, Queens University of Charlotte,
United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma,
United Soccer Coaches National Diploma,
United Soccer Coaches USC Region and State Goalkeeping Diplomas.
Beyond Stratford: Spending time with his family - three step children and 3 grandchildren, watching soccer, working in the yard
Something You May Not Know: Coach Jones has been running an indoor soccer league the last 15 years during the winter managing 60-70 teams ranging from U10 to U18.