Louis Thorpe: Director of Jr. Academy

Louis Thorpe



Coaching Experience:

Club Coaching over 30 yrs

Impact Football Club, Bristol, TN;

Fusion, F.C.Dallas TRI;

Chattanooga Football Academy

College Coaching over 25 yrs

King College/University;

Tusculum College

Playing Experience:

Young Africans Football Club;

Gambia U19 & U23 Senior National Team;

King College

Playing Achievements:

Captain Young Africans Football Team;

Captain Gambia U19 & U23 National Team

MVP Young Africans FC 1984/85 Season, 87/88 season;

King College (All-District 1988/92, NAIA /NSCAA; all American 1989/90,

Hall of Fame)

Coaching Achievements:

Second Division Champions YAFC (Player-Coach);

Three Conference Championships (Assistant Coach King College);

Two Conference and Region Championships Tusculum College NCAA D2;

Region Champions, King College;

AAC Conference Coach of the Year

3x State Champions, Lasers, Fusion, and Chattanooga Football Club Academy;

6x State runner up girls U16 Chattanooga Football Club Academy, Fusion FC, FC Dallas;

3 Players Coached currently playing professionally

Louis Thorpe returns to Chattanooga Red Wolves Academy leadership and coaching staff for the 2020-2021 season. Thorpe has over 30 years of coaching and playing experience spanning from club and high school to collegiate and professional levels. His professional playing background, his experience with his national team, and his extensive college coaching career makes him one of the most experienced coaches in the state. He is responsible for the development of some of the best players in Tennessee, several of whom have gone on to play professionally and for US Youth National Teams.