Mark Ward: Director of Coaching, Boys ECNL


Email Jimmy Weekley:

License/Coaching Education:

NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, Premier Diploma

Coaching Experience:

Covenant College - Men's Assistant Coach

Flagler College - Women's Head Coach, Men's Assistant Coach

Baylor School - Women's Head Coach

Baylor School - Men's Head Coach

Chattanooga Christian School - Head Men's Coach

Chattanooga Football Club Assistant Coach

26 years of Club Coaching Experience: Lakeland Lazers, Signal Mountain Flash, Middle Valley Magic, Hamilton FC, Chattanooga United, Chattanooga FC Academy

Playing Experience:

Florida ODP

Florida Southern College

Covenant College

Chattanooga Railroaders

Chattanooga Express

Atlanta Magic

Playing Achievements/Accolades:

Sunshine State Conference 2nd Team

TVAC All Conference 2 years

NAIA All American

2x USISL Indoor National Champion with the Atlanta Magic

Coaching Achievements/accolades:

8x TN Girl's High School Coach of the year;

Girl's State Champions in -'97,'99,'01,'02,03,'04,'10,'11;

3x TN Boy's High School Coach of the Year;

Boy's State Champions in '97, '00, '07;

2010 NSCAA National High School Coach of the Year;

Scrappy More High School Coach of the Year;

4x Club TN State Champions (Signal Mountain Flash, Hamilton FC)


Jimmy Weekley returns to the leadership Staff and coaching staff at  Chattanooga Red Wolves Academy for the 2020-2021 season. Weekley brings with him over 30 years of club, high school, and college coaching experience. Weekley has earned significant local, statewide, and national recognition for his team’s consistent success. He has won 11 Tennessee High School Coach of the Year awards and 11 Tennessee High school state championships. He was also named NSCAA National High School coach of the year in 2010.  In addition, he has coached over 100 players who have gone on to play college soccer. Weekley’s experience and success in designing and implementing player development models will be extremely valuable to the Academy.