Northern Tigers FC is delighted to share the remarkable coaching journey of Jake Stephenson, who has been an integral part of our club since 2021.
Starting as an Assistant Coach to Jason Eagar, Jake’s dedication and passion for the sport propelled him to the role of Head Coach in 2022 and 2023. Now, as he takes on a new challenge with the Central Coast Mariners A-League Women’s team, we look back at his accomplishments and express our heartfelt congratulations.
A Successful Stint: Jake Stephenson’s coaching tenure at Northern Tigers FC has been nothing short of extraordinary. Joining as an Assistant Coach in 2021, he quickly established himself as a valuable asset to the team. Under his guidance, the NPL Women’s team reached the grand final in 2022, showcasing Jake’s ability to nurture talent and foster a winning mentality. As the 2023 season unfolds, the team is currently making strides in the Sapphire Cup stages, a testament to Jake’s leadership and tactical acumen.
Promotion to Head Coach: In recognition of his exceptional coaching abilities, Jake was appointed as the Head Coach of Northern Tigers FC in 2022. This promotion highlighted the trust and confidence the club had in his capabilities. With his astute game plans and ability to motivate players, Jake led the team with passion and determination, striving for excellence on and off the field. His commitment to player development and achieving success has left an indelible mark on Northern Tigers FC.
A New Chapter Begins: As Jake Stephenson embarks on his new role as Assistant Coach to the Central Coast Mariners A-League Women’s team, we couldn’t be prouder of his accomplishments at Northern Tigers FC. While we are saddened to see him depart, we understand that this opportunity is a testament to his hard work and dedication. Jake’s journey from Assistant Coach to Head Coach and now to a professional club is a true reflection of his coaching prowess.
Looking Ahead: Northern Tigers FC expresses its heartfelt congratulations to Jake Stephenson on his new role with the Central Coast Mariners. As he embraces this exciting opportunity, we have no doubt that Jake will bring his expertise, passion, and unwavering commitment to the Mariners’ A-League Women’s team. We eagerly anticipate witnessing his continued success and the positive impact he will make in the footballing community.
Jake Stephenson’s coaching journey at Northern Tigers FC has been an incredible story of growth, dedication, and achievement. From his initial role as an Assistant Coach to leading the team as Head Coach, Jake’s impact has been profound. As he begins a new chapter with the Central Coast Mariners, we extend our warmest congratulations and best wishes. Jake, thank you for your invaluable contributions to Northern Tigers FC, and may your coaching journey continue to inspire and elevate the game of football.