Opened JENYB Elite Training in Aug. 2011. JENYB Elite currently has 2 Full Year Teams (Flames U19G and Fusion U16G). Co-Owned Jersey Elite Training from 2005-2011.
Coach Jen is the head coach of the U19G JET Flames. Her longest JET team was the JET Jaguars U18G that retired in 2014. The Jaguars were the first team formed by JET at U13. In 2010 JET formed a U11G Summer Select Team called the Cobras that had since transitioned into a Full Year Team that retired ranked at Number 4 in NJ at U16G. Coach Jen currently trains the EWPAL Wildcats U10G.
Coach Jen has 20 years of coaching experience.
In the Summer of 2011 Coach Jen worked for Julie Shackford at Princeton University summer camp. She has worked for Dr. Robert Horn from Adeptico for their Warminster, PA camp in the Summer of 2011 and 2012.
Coach Jen worked at Princeton Day School (PDS) in Princeton, NJ from 2009-2010 as the Middle School Soccer Coach, JV Basketball Coach, Middle School Softball Coach and JV Soccer Coach. She also ran the PDS Soccer Summer Programs in 2008 and 2009. Coach Jen was the JV Girls Soccer Coach at the Peddie School in Hightstown from 2002-2005 and worked at the Peddie Soccer Academy Camp from 2002-2006. Other coaching positions she held at Peddie were Varsity Softball Coach and JV Basketball Coach.
Coach Jen started the Varsity Girls Soccer Program at Ridgefield Park Jr./Sr. H.S. in Ridgefield Park, NJ in 2001. She trains Girls and Boys teams from ages U8 thru U19 in Mercer, Middlesex, Burlington, Monmouth, and Ocean Counties. Coach Jen is the GK Trainer for JET and EWPAL. For the past 10 years she has trained goal keepers and field players in one on one, small group, or clinic type settings.
Coach Jen ran the Recreational Professional Training for Lawrence Hamnett, East Windsor PAL and Hamilton Township in the fall of 2011. In 2012, ran REC training in East Windsor PAL and Hamilton Township.
Licenses and Certifications:
National “D” License
National Youth License
NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma
NFHS/NSCAA Professional Development Certificate for High School Coaches
Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) thru the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
First Aid certified
Playing Experience: Goalkeeper at the University of Richmond (D1), VA for 2 years. Starting goalkeeper for the Inaugural Season at Richmond in 1996. Transferred to Cornell University (NY) and was an Assistant Coach/GK Coach for the Varsity Girls Soccer Team at Ithaca H.S. West Windsor Plainsboro H.S. Goalkeeper. Wycoff Torpedos and UNSA club teams.
Honors Received As A Player: All State (NJ), All Conference (CVC), All County (Mercer), Player of the Year (Trentonian), ODP Regional Pool Player (Region 1), a 4 Year Varsity Starter and a 2 Year Varsity Captain while attending West Windsor Plainsboro H.S. Coach Jen was a Captain of all 3 sports her senior year: Soccer, Basketball and Softball. Read resume
Coach Gina has been involved with soccer for the past 14 years as a player and a coach. She started her coaching career at the age of 14 volunteering as an assistant coach for a U11 Hibernian Boys team. She then went on as a camp counselor for children ages 5-10 at Bob Smith Soccer School from Spring 2002 until Summer 2009. After college, Gina moved to North Carolina and was the head coach of the WCWAA U9G Galaxy while also training various youth teams within the WCWAA program. Since moving back to NJ, she has started with JET at the beginning of 2013 and acquired her State “F” License through the program. She was the head coach for the JET Fury U15G team for 2013-2014 Inaugural Season and coached them until they retired in 2016. She currently coaches the U19G JET Flames. She was the Assistant for the U13G JET Xtreme Mayhem in summer 2013. Coach Gina also trains the EWPAL Wildcats 2009G and coaches the JET Summer Select Force 2008G. She runs several of our clinics and small group sessions, including our Toddler Soccer Landon's Hat Trickers.
As a player, Gina played college soccer at Philadelphia University (DII), primarily as a defender. For travel and high school, she was a Hamilton Hibernian for her entire club soccer career and a 2 year varsity starter at Steinert High School. Her junior year at Steinert, the team was ranked 3rd in the area, Top 20 in State Regular Season and the Undefeated CVC Champions. She was awarded Trentonian First Team All-CVC, Trenton Times Second Team All-CVC, All-State Honorable Mention and Hibernian Athletic Assoc. Senior Soccer 11 recognition. She also participated in the Mercer County Senior All-Star Team Invitational. In addition, Gina lettered in Track & Field at Steinert and earned several top 3 finishes in the 3200, including a third place medal at the Mercer County Freshman/Sophomore Meet.
Gina played as a Hibernian from 1996-2004, primarily as a center or outside midfielder and was a co-captain from 2000-2004. The Hibernian Heartbreakers were the 2003 Spring MOSA Premier Division Champs, 2002 Spring MOSA Premier 2nd Place, 2000 Spring MOSA National 1 2nd Place & 2000 Spring SJGSL Division Champs as well as being honored with a multitude of tournament titles dating back to 1999.
Coach Leah played soccer at Ursinus College as a center midfielder and forward. Senior year she was recognized as a Second Team All Centennial Conference Midfielder. She currently holds an E license. She previously was an Assistant Coach for Jet Extreme and Mayhem (U12G), Summer 2013. Summer 2015 she was the Head Coach of the U13G JET Vipers. She was the Head Coach of the JET Fusion 2003G Team and Assistant Coach for the JET Flames 2000G Team.
Coach Leah is the head coach of the 3/4 year old group for Kai's Kickers.
Teams Trained Thru JET:
Hamilton Falcons U10B 2019
EWPAL U11G 2017-2018
EWPAL Arsenal U9G 2015-2016
EWPAL U12G Team Camp 2015
Her coaching philosophy is to emphasize teamwork, and curiosity and passion for the game. She encourages confidence on and off the field. She emphasizes technical skills, while also ensuring that players have the ability to read the game.
Coach Courtney graduated from Wilkes University in May 2019 with a degree in Special Education. She will be teaching this Fall 2019 at the Sharon School in Robbinsville. Coach Courtney played four years for the Division III Wilkes Women’s Soccer team. As a Junior she broke the school shutout record and holds it now at 12. She was 2nd Team All Conference for the Lady Colonels and led them to an NCAA tournament bid. She was Nationally ranked in the following areas throughout the season: Goals Against Average: 29 out of 300, Goalie Minutes Played 21 out of 200, Save Percentage 140 out of 300. Coach Courtney received MAC Honor Roll Honors for her strong acadmics all 3 years at Wilkes.
She graduated from Steinert High School where she played soccer all four years. Coach Courtney made varsity as a junior and was captain her senior year. She has played travel since the age of 8 starting with the Wildcats and finishing her travel career with PSA. She was a member of JET while playing over summer.
Coach Courtney currently holds her ‘F’ license. In summer 2018 she coached the JET Force 2008 girls team. She has assisted with goalie training for JET and outside clubs. Coach Courtney is a coach for JET's beginner soccer program, Kai's Kickers, and has helped run the summer soccer program at Little Friends school.
Coach Andrea has been involved with soccer for about 13 years, playing on both club and school teams. She was a four year varsity starter and was captain for Hamilton High School West her senior year, demonstrating leadership both on and off the field. While at West, Coach Andrea received the team leadership award, was a state soccer award recipient, a mercer county select player and received honorable mention three times from The Trentonian. Coach Andrea continued her soccer career at Ramapo College of New Jersey and also played college lacrosse there.
Coach Andrea holds a National "E" License. Coach Andrea is in her third year as the Head Coach for the U16G Summer Select JET Vipers team. Coach Andrea was previously the Assistant Coach for the JET Cobras U15G from 2012-2014. She currently trains the EW Evolution U12G. She has trained the Bordentown Cosmos U11B, the BOM Heartbreakers U14G, and the West Windsor Pride U16G. She also does one on one training sessions within the club and takes on team training opportunities as they arise.
Coach Andrea specializes in defense but can teach any position on the field. She believes that an important key to success in soccer is fitness. She tries to incorporate fitness and fun into each drill when training.
Khawaja Hameed (AJ)
Coach AJ began playing soccer at the age of 8, and played both for travel and high school teams up until graduation from Hightstown High School in 2012. AJ trained specifically as a goalkeeper for many years, learning from some of the best trainers in NJ, including Coach Richard Williams, known for coaching professionally as well as training 20 World Cup players. Coach AJ has been working for JET doing one-on-one goalkeeping training and assisting with clinics since 2011 and is concussion certified. He has coached a U14 girls team and assisted with training a U18 girls team. Coach AJ is currently training goalkeepers for Hibo's U11g thru JET. He continues to referee as well, both locally and at tournaments throughout the state. He holds the following certifications, and intends to continue advancing in his NSCAA certifications as these national classes become available.