Brittany Jones
Brittany Jones
Title: Head Women's Soccer Coach
Phone: 386-506-3403
Email: Brittany.Jones@DaytonaState.edu
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Previous College: Stetson University

During the 2018 fall season, the Falcons posted a 3rd consecutive season with at least 11 wins. This was an accomplishment as the program welcomed 20 new players to the program. The group played the toughest schedule in school history as they played 5 games against opponents ranked within the top 10 in the 2018 NJCAA Preseason Poll. The group finished 11 – 5 with 3 of those losses coming against opponents that made the top 5 of the 2018 NJCAA Final Rankings. The team finished second in the Region and placed 7 players on the All-Region 8 Team. Michelle O’Driscoll was also recognized by the NSCAA as an All-Southeast Region Performer. Academically, the Falcons finished with a 3.22 team GPA and 6 players were named to the All-Region Academic Team.

During the 2017 fall season, the falcons improved upon their inaugural year with a record of 12-2, winning the regular season Region 8 conference and runners up in the Region 8 conference tournament. Daytona finished the season ranked 7th in the country in the United Soccer Coaches (USC) Poll and ranked as high as 4th in the NJCAA poll during the course of the season. The Falcons scored 62 goals on the season and allowed only 10 goals. Jones’ team received 4 All-Region 8 first team, 3 All-Region 8 second team awards, Region 8 Goalkeeper of the Year, and she was named Region 8 Coach of the Year for the second year in a row. Kaila Armstrong and Kristian Shores were both named to the USC All-South Region team as well as being named All-American second team and All-American honorable mention respectively. Academically, the Falcons finished with a 3.21 GPA and garnered 5 NJCAA All-Academic Awards.

During the 2016 inaugural fall season, the falcons made quite the wave with a record of 11-3, finishing the season ranked in the Top 20 in the United Soccer Coaches (USC) poll and as runners up in the Region 8 conference tournament. Daytona scored 51 goals on the season, while allowing only 7 goals against. Her team received 3 All-Region 8 first team, 3 All-Region 8 second team awards, Region 8 Goalkeeper of the Year, and she was named Region 8 Coach of the Year. Jones also received the USC South Regional Coach of the Year award for her 2016 team’s effort. Two players were named to the USC All-South Region, Shanade Hopcroft, and Kristian Shores. Academically, the Falcons finished the year with a 3.39 GPA, earning the USC Team Academic and 9 NJCAA All-Academic Awards for GPA’s above 3.6.

Jones joined the Falcons after completing four seasons at the helm of the NCAA DII Florida Southern program in Lakeland, Florida. Over the course of her four-year career at Florida Southern Jones saw both successes on the field and in the classroom. Athletically, her teams consistently played one of the toughest NCAA DII schedules in the country and were ranked as high as No. 22 nationally and No. 3 regionally. During her time at the helm FSC posted a few impressive results against nationally ranked competition including a 2-1 win over the #8 ranked Barry University who would go on to the NCAA Semi-finals.