Coaching Directors

Tom Gillette - Director of Coaching


  • Francis Marion University (South Carolina) 2012-2014 (captained team final year).
  • Played in the PDL and NPSL for Myrtle Beach Mutiny and Derby City Rovers between 2013-2015
  • Played for semi-professional teams Leatherhead FC and Met Police FC in Isthmian League (England)


  • USSF 'C' license
  • Director of Coaching Diploma
  • Bellarmine Assistant Coach (2016-present)
  • Oldham Soccer Club Program Director (2017-2018)
  • Oldham Soccer Club Academy Director (2016-2017)
  • Oldham Soccer Club coach (2015-2016)
  • Florence Soccer Association (South Carolina) (2014)
  • ODP coach (2017-present).
  • Coached at camps in Indiana, Connecticut, Florida and South Carolina and New Jersey.


  • Graduated from Francis Marion University in South Carolina with a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) in2015.

Joe Jessop - Academy Director


  • 2011-2013 Lincoln College UK
  • 2011-2013 Lincolnshire County FA
  • 2011-2013 Lincolnshire Schoolboys
  • 2013-2016 St Catharine College USA
  • 2016-2017 Midway University USA (captain)


  • FA Level 1
  • FA Level 2
  • USSF 'E' Licence
  • USSF 'D' Licence
  • Midway University Men's Soccer Internship (2017)
  • Oldham Soccer Club 2015-Present
  • Oldham Soccer Club Academy Director (2017-Present)
Age Group Team Coach
U10 2009/2010 OSC Blue Michael Dinga
U12 2007/2008 OSC Blue Rock Thompson
U13 2006 OSC Blue Mike Andrews
U14 2005 OSC Blue Ron Smith
U15 2004 OSC Blue Sandy Odembo
U17 2002/2003 OSC Blue Michael Dinga

Age Group Team Coach
U9 2010 OSC Blue Fredy Cortez
U10 2009 OSC Blue Joe Jessop/Tom Gillette
U11 2008 OSC Blue Tom Gillette
U11 2008 OSC White Joey Farmer
U12 2007 OSC Blue Brad Wilson
U13 2006 OSC Blue Mark Robson
U14 2005 OSC Blue Joe Jessop
U14 2005 OSC White Chris Skelton
U15 2004 OSC Blue Gerry Bradley
U17 2002/2003 OSC Blue Josh Poole & Jason Kellams
U17 2002/2003 OSC White Eric Gregory, Rock Thompson & Ricardo Aguilar
U18 2001 OSC Blue Ed French