Almaden Futbol Club

Coach Bill Jenkins



Years with Almaden FC

1st year


London, England

Coaching Qualifications


-  1978 English FA Prelim. Coaching Badge (USSF C license equivalent)

-  1979 Coaching Staff of the Seattle Sounders of the NASL

-  1981 English FA Full Coaching Badge (USSF A license equivalent)


Coaching Experience



-  Scout for Middlesborough FC of the English Pro League

-  Boys youth select head coach in England

-  U18 Head Coach, Maidstone Utd FC of the English Pro league

-  U18 Head Coach, 1st. Team Scout,

-  Chaplain, Gillingham FC of the English Pro League.

-  School of Excellence (Academy) Founder/Director, Gillingham FC.

-  Founder/Head Coach of Mini Soccer Academy in Gillingham, Kent,  England (an English FA program for U11 - Soccer Star Challenge)


1995 - 2012

-  Head Varsity Coach, Valley Christian HS

-  Head Coach, San Jose Grizzlies of the South San Jose League

-  Director of various Soccer Camps & Leagues

-  Chaplain to the San Jose Clash (Earthquakes)

-  Head Mens Coach San Jose Christian College

-  Asst./consultant to various DeAnza Force girls & boys teams

-  Head Coach/Asst. Coach Placer Utd U13 Boys Select

-  Personal Trainer (World Cup Soccer - Reudi Graf)

-  Head Coach/Site Director, World Cup Soccer Camps

-  Liaison for visit of Tottenham Hotspur to San Jose Earthquakes


Playing Experience



-  Played semi pro in England, S. Africa & USA

Personal Coaching Mission

To instill a love of the game in a generation who will instill that love into their kids.  If it moves....kick it. If it does not.....kick it until it does