Name: Johnny Jackson
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
High School: Roswell High School
College: Kennesaw State University
Playing Experience: Club Soccer for Roswell Santos; Men’s Amateur Soccer (ADASL 1st Division; CASL 1st Division)
Coaching License(s): USSF D License, Coerver Coaching Diploma
Coaching Experience: North Cobb Christian School (2008 GISA Boys State Champions); Harrison High School; Blessed Trinity High School (2012 GHSA Class AA State Runner-up); Roswell Santos Soccer Club
Coaching at RSC since 2001.
Brief Paragraph about yourself: Johnny grew up playing club soccer for Roswell Santos. He began coaching youth soccer in Roswell when he was 18 years old. He took his first boys select team from U13 Premier B-1 (equivalent to Classic 5) to U17 Classic 1. Five players from that team went on to play college soccer and a number of others in years to follow. In his 13 years coaching at Roswell Santos, he has coached almost every age and level of play U6 (World Cup Program director) through U17 Boys Classic 1. He was nominated as the 2004 GYSA Boys Soccer Coach of the Year and was selected the Georgia Independent School Boys Varsity Soccer Coach of the Year in 2008. Johnny is also a certified Grade 8 USSF Referee and is currently the Referee Assignor for both the Roswell Santos Soccer Club and the Alpharetta Ambush Soccer Club.