Queen City FC is proud to announce Kendal Jackson as a member of our Coaching staff. Kendall will serve as an assistant coach and Head of Community Outreach as he would help us bridge the gap between high school athletes and implement community engagement strategies. Jackson comes to us with previous experience in both coaching and developing players. Jackson is heading into his 4th year as the Head Coach at Central Cabarrus High School, where he holds a record of 37 wins and 22 losses and has made the 2nd round of the state playoffs two out of the last three years.
“I cannot put into words how grateful and truly honored I am to have this coaching opportunity and to be a part of this up-and-coming organization”. "QCFC has put together a strong coaching staff and, I look forward to working with everyone involved to take this club to the next level…My goal is to help develop every player and help them achieve all of their dreams".
Prior to Central Cabarrus, Jackson spent four years at Bradford Preparatory Charter in Charlotte, NC. He was the assistant coach for one year and Head Coach for three. While at Bradford, he guided his team to their first-ever berth in the state playoffs in their first year.
Jackson began his career as a coach around the age of 18 for the Mount Pleasant Youth Soccer Association, where he was also the head of officiating. Jackson also coached club soccer at CSA and Charlotte United.
Jackson’s playing experiences began locally in the Charlotte area. He played for Mt. Pleasant High School and played club soccer in Cabarrus County for TFC which, would eventually become FCCA.
“We are glad to have Kendall Jackson as a member of our coaching staff," said Rogers. “One of the good things about Jackson is that he is eager to learn, and as an assistant, Jackson will take pride and ownership of the team because he wants to see us succeed”. “That is the type of people we want on our sideline, and we are so lucky to have him with us”. “Welcome to the family”.