Dennis is a key member, coach and leader for Dutch Football Club. His experience consists of extensive playing, coaching and leadership. He’s helped countless individual not just to the college level but to the professional level and even the national level. He’s lead soccer organizations large and small to growth and quality. He is a gentleman and has a passion for providing those in need a helping hand up to the top where he has been as a player and coach. He fits the vision and culture we have for the Dutch Football Club and we are excited to see his impact in our local community and organization.

Work History:

May 2021-Present
Fort Worth Vaqueros FC (NPSL/ Lone Star Division)                Fort Worth, TX

2000 – 2021
Elite F.C. – Director of Coaching / President
USSF ‘A’ License – English Advanced License Region IV Staff Coach

2011 – 2021
SoccerTech Academy – Technical Director

2004 – 2006
Albuquerque Asylum FC (NPSL) – Head Coach
Southwest Division Champions – 2006

1997 – 2000
Albuquerque United FC – Director of Coaching

1996 – 1997
Mankato United Soccer Club – Director of Coaching
Mankato East High School  – Head Coach

English Coaching Experience

  • Coached in Junior Schools and Colleges in Nottinghamshire, England
  • Staff Nottingham Forest Junior Red – 2 years
  • Staff Nottingham Forest Ladies – 1 year
  • Staff Nottinghamshire Football Association Courses – 5 years
  • Head coach at Nottingham Forest Academy – 3 years
  • Director of own Football Courses with over 200 participants – 2 years
  • Clifton All Whites: U/8s, U/9s, U10s, U11s – 4 years: League Champions 3 years Easter Tournament Winners – 8 years

International Coaching Experience:

  • Head coach for KALLSI club in Finland, Division 3 – 1987 (division champions)
  • Coached in America for NASC – 2 years, 1991-1993 – New Jersey, New Hampshire
  • Coordinated and staffed training for NASC 1991
  • Coached in America for ESP as a staff coach for St. Croix Soccer Club, Stillwater, MN Summer 1995
  • Staffed coaching clinics for parents and coaches in America
  • Staff coach on Will Coever Camps – Residential coaching (in England & America)
  • New Mexico ODP Staff coach
  • Region IV Staff Coach – Run sessions, select players for Regional/National youth teams
  • License Instructor for E & D courses

Professional Playing Experience:

  • Nottingham Forest Youth Team Player
  • Notts County Reserve Team Player
  • Bolton Wanderers Reserve Team Player
  • Scunthorpe United part-time Professional player
  • Professional player in Finland – Division 3
  • Top Goal Scorer in Finnish Division 3

Semi-Pro Playing Experience:

  • England Semi-Professional Representative
  • Nuneaton Borough Division 5 – First Team player (UK)
  • Kettering Town Division 5 – First Team player (UK)
  • Shepshed Charterhouse – MVP (UK)
  • Shepshed Charterhouse Top Goal Scorer (42 goals) (UK)
  • Northern Counties East Leagues Top Goal Scorer – 2 years (UK)
  • Played in F.A. Cup – 1st round proper, twice and scored v. Preston NE
  • Ilkeston Town Semi Professional Player / Coach (UK)
  • Ilkeston Town HEAD COACH (UK)
  • Played NCSA National Championship with Mankato State University 1996 – Phoenix, AZ – Selected for Men’s All-Tournament 1st Team.

Personal Achievements:

  • 2000 Established soccer club – Elite F.C.
  • 2011 Established SoccerTech Academy
  • 2016 Founder & Tournament Director – Elite FC Blast Soccer Tournament – New Mexico
  • Coached players into Professional & College teams
  • Coached my son Jermaine Jenas who has played for Newcastle United,
  • Tottenham Hotspurs/Aston Villa & England National Team. He was selected for 2 world cups
  • Numerous State Championships as Director of Coaching
  • Head coach of two Regional Finalist teams
  • Staff coach on English FA coaching DVD