The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has appointed Jason Spence as head coach of the U20 and U17 women’s national teams.
Former national players Dernell Mascall and Desiree Sarjeant have been appointed assistant coaches, while ex-T&T goalkeeper Trevor Nottingham is the goalkeeper coach.
The positions of Rehabilitation Specialist and Strength and Conditioning Coach remain to be filled.
Spence is no stranger to the National Women’s Program having previously worked as an Assistant Coach of the Senior Women’s National Team, Assistant Coach of the U-20 Women’s Team, Head Coach of the U15 Women’s National Team and Head Coach of Women’s U-20 Team.
The National Women’s Under-20 Team will compete in the Concacaf Women’s Under-20 Championships in the Dominican Republic from February 25 to March 12.
The U17 Women’s National Team will also compete in the Concacaf U17 Women’s Championships in the Dominican Republic from April 23 to May 8.
Spence says he is honored to be appointed to the post, adding that the players were eager to get back on the pitch.
âWomen’s football continues to be my passion and I can’t wait to get to work. When it comes to tournament preparation, it’s no secret that the deadline, especially for the CONCACAF level, is very short, but my very knowledgeable staff and I are committed to doing our best. Spence said. TTFA Media.
Spence said screening for both teams will begin next week.
âThe plan is to conduct four days of scouting over the next two weeks in both Trinidad and Tobago simultaneously once we finalize the necessary stakeholder discussions. We want to look at all possible players, giving every player has an equal chance, âhe said. .
Spence said they were working in a very difficult environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic and called on T&T football fans to support the teams.
Appointments of female U17 and U20 staff from T&T
Head Coach – Jason Spence
Assistant Coach – Dernelle Mascall
Assistant Coach – DÃ©sirÃ©e Sarjeant
Goalkeeper Coach – Trevor Nottingham
Team Manager – Vernetta Flanders
Equipment Manager – Natalie Harper
Rehabilitation specialist – to be determined
Strength and conditioning trainer – TBD