Stu Jacobs

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Stu Jacobs
Personal information
Full name Stuart R Jacobs
Date of birth (1965-10-25) 25 October 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth New Zealand
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Miramar Rangers
National team
1988–1997 New Zealand 16 (0)
Teams managed
New Zealand U-23
2007–2011 Team Wellington
2011–2014 YoungHeart Manawatu
2014–2016 Central Coast Mariners (youth)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Stu Jacobs (born 25 October 1965) is a New Zealand association football player and manager who represented New Zealand and coached the New Zealand Men's Olympic team at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. In October 2016 he was awarded Capital Football Federation's Coach of the Year award for leading Wellington Olympic to victory winning the Central League competition.

Playing career[edit]

Jacobs made his full All Whites debut in a 0-2 loss to Fiji on 25 November 1988[1] and ended his international playing career with 16 A-international caps to his credit,[2] his final cap being in a 0-5 loss to Indonesia on 21 September 1997.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Jacobs moved into football management after his playing career ended and was the head coach of the New Zealand "Olywhites" Olympic team at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A-International Lineups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "A-International Appearances - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 
  3. ^ "Olympic Football Squads Named". New Zealand Olympic Committee. 2008-07-04. Retrieved 2008-07-04.