Lecturer - Assistant Football Coach
Mr. Tyrone Jones, is an assistant coach with the Broncos football program and lecturer for the Department of Health, Physical and Secondary Education. Jones departed from nearby Methodist University after over a decade of coaching experiences. Jones has joined the FSU football coaching staff to lead and develop the wide receivers corp. He brings over 16 years of coaching experience on the collegiate level. Prior to connecting with the FSU family, Jones spent 10 seasons building success at Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC.
While with the Monarchs football program, Jones coached defensive backs, defensive linemen, and wide receivers at some point. He also served as the assistant head coach, co-defensive coordinator, recruiting coordinator, and academic coordinator before leaving the program. Under his tutelage, Methodist won the 2013 USA South Conference Championship and the 2005 USA Conference Championship."I'm honored to get this opportunity to advance my career and contribute to an already successful football program," said Jones. "I'm familiar with the state and the region, which will be an asset when recruiting. Overall, I'm happy to be here and I'm ready to work and win."Jones also brings coaching experience from his time at Chowan University (2001-04) and Eastern New Mexico University (1999-2001); primarily as a defensive coach. He also has standout collegiate career as a student-athlete at Chowan as a defensive end. Jones earned most outstanding defensive lineman honors for three seasons (93, 94, and 96).He completed his bachelors of science in Physical Education from Chowan and then went on to obtain a master's of science in Physical Education with an emphasis in Sports Administration from Eastern New Mexico.As someone constantly looking for opportunities for professional development; Jones has participated in the NFL/NCAA Coaches Academy as well as coached in the FCS Senior Scout Bowl (North Team) and the DIII Senior Classic. Jones is also a member of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and the North Carolina High School Coaches Association (NCHSCA).