JFF Appoint Acting Director of Football

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Current Jamaica Football Federation National Youth Coordinator and Coaching School Instructor Wendell Downswell has been appointed Acting Director of Football.

The appointment was approved at the last sitting of the Board of Directors on July 1.

Mr. Downswell assumes the role effective July 12, 2017.

In his tenure the Acting Director of Football will focus on guiding the overall technical program, including overseeing all national teams as well as paying specific attention to the youth development program and coaching education.

Some of Coach Downswell’s previous appointments include:

  • 1996-2002 Head Coach Jamaica Under 23
  • 2005 – Head Coach of Jamaica National Senior Squad
  • 2009-2011 National Under 17 Head Coach
  • 1998 – Present Jamaica Football Federation Coaching Instructor, JMMB/JFF /UTech Coaching School

Coach Downswell replaces former Director of Football, Vin Blaine who resigned the post.