Oxford Lancers Proudly Introduce the 2016-17 Coaching Staff

September 23, 2016

As of the end of the 15-16 season, our Head Coach, Andy Mck, left Oxford which meant he stepped down as Head Coach, Offensive Coordinator and Defensive Coordinator, however he will still contribute to the team as a distant coach in the role of Football Consultant. 

 

We also have seen several other 15/16 coaches leave the team and we wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors:

 

Coach Marcel: Our QB guru, moved back to Switzerland, where he just played for the Swiss national team.

 

Coach Jamie: A former Lancer, and Defensive line coach from last year is now living in London and has had to sadly relinquish his role.

 

Coach Tom: Our linebackers coach was a Loughborough student last year doing a placement work year in Oxford, however he will be back in Loughborough this year. We look forward to see him kit for his uni team, as well as be a distant coach for us, under the guise of Video Analyst.

 

The newly elected student exec have now recruited a new Head Coach: Adam Goldstein. Coach Goldstein worked last year as Running Back coach and Assistant Head Coach. He has been working all summer to build our biggest coaching staff yet. We are really looking forward to having such an experienced and dynamic group of coaches with years of football playing and coaching experience to take our players (new and old) into division 1.

 

Now, without further ado, the Lancers would like to introduce the 2016-17 Coaching Staff:

 

Adam Goldstein - Head coach and Offensive Co-ordinator

 

Playing Career:

Aberystwyth Tarranau CB. 1999

Ex Pads Flag Football, London 2002-2008

 

Coaching Career:

Oxford Brookes Panthers  Assistant,  2012

Oxford Lancers Assistant Coach/Running backs coach, 2013-2015

 

NFL team: Da Bears

NCAA team: If I really had to choose it would be Alabama

 

“Practice Hard, Play Hard”

 

Ian Hiscock - Defensive Co-ordinator

 

Playing Career:

Oxford Cavaliers CB, FS 2006-2010

OBU Panthers     FS 2010/2011

Reading/Berkshire Renegades CB, FS 2007-2012

Oxford Saints - FS, CB, WR 2013-2016

 

Coaching Career:

Everywhere coach. Oxford Lancers 2011-current

 

NFL team: San Diego Chargers

 

Laurent Antoine - Special Teams Coach and Running Backs Coach

 

Playing Career:

Colmar Mohicans/ Strasbourg Minautaure. TB -1996/1997

Mulhouse Patriotes- Div 2 FB 1997/2000

Cannes Iron Mask- Div 1 TE 2000/2001

Nice Dauphins- Div 1, TB, FB, TE, 2001/2007 2007 National Championship

Nice Dauphins- Premiership TE, SB 2008/2012

Oxford Saints- Div 2 TE 2015/2016

 

Coaching Career

This is is Laurent’s first coaching season

 

"Football is life, the rest is just details"

 

Deke Morton - Defensive Line Coach

 

Playing Career:

Oxford Saints- DT 2013-current . 2016 Div ii South Championship

 

Coaching Career:

This is Deke’ first coaching season

 

Rob Coates - Linebackers Coach

 

Playing Career: 

MLB/OLB Birmingham Lions 2013-2016. 2 National Championships

MLB/OlB  Oxford Saints 2016

 

Coaching Career:

Coach: Birmingham Lions Women's

 

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles

NCAA: Texas Longhorns

 

Ronie Twumasi - Defensive Backs Coach
 

Playing Career:

Warwick Wolves. WR, DB, RB. 2003-2005

London Blitz Youth. RB, DB, DL. 2004

Hertfordshire Hurricanes. DB, LB, ST 2006-2008

Great British Lions. DB, ST 2008, 2009

London Olympians. DB, ST 2010 National Championship Div ii

European All Star Team. DB , ST 2011

London Warriors. DB, ST. 2014

 

Coaching Career:

Hertfordshire Hurricanes. Linebackers 2008-2009

 

Ben Lacey - Offensive Line Coach

 

Playing Career:

Oxford Lancers, RG 2013-14

 

Coaching Career:

Oxford Lancers Offensive Line 2014-present

 

Pan Christoforou - Quarterbacks and Running Backs Coach

 

Playing Career:

Oxford Lancers , QB, DL, OL. 2010-2015

 

Coaching Career:

This is Pan’s first year of coaching

 

NFL Team: Green Bay Packers

NCAA: University of Utah Utes

 

Johnny Lynn - Wide Receivers Coach

 

Playing Career:

Midland Secondary School, Canada CB 1977

Midland Secondary School, Canada TE , QB 1981

Copenhagen Towers  TE 2009

London Warriors WR  2011   

Milton Keynes Pathfinders TE 2011 - 2013

Ouse Valley Eagles WR 2013 – 2015

Ex-Pads Flag London 2002 to present

 

Coaching Career:

Oxford Lancers WR 2015 - 2016

 

NFL Team: Broncos, or whoever passes a lot.

CFL Team: Ottawa Red Blacks

 

“Catch the F***ing Ball!”

 

Dorian - Assistant Coach

 

Playing Career:

Flag Football, France

 

Coaching Career:

This is Dorain’s first coaching season

 

Andy McKenzie - Football Consultant

 

Playing Career:

Coventry Jets Youth, DE - 1 Yr

Sheffield Hallam Warriors, LB, FB - 1 Yr

Leicester Longhorns, QB, DE, RB, LB, TE - 2 yrs

Coventry Jets, 2 time Brit Bowl runner up, DE, LB, TE, QB - 4 yrs

Leicester Falcons, OLB - 1 Yr

Oxford Saints, TE, QB - 2 Yrs

 

Coaching Career:

Leicester Longhorns, RBs, 1 Yr

Oxford Lancers - Defensive Co-ordinator, 2 Yrs

Oxford Lancers - HC, DC, OC, 2 Yrs (12 games unbeaten, Cavalier Cup, Varsity winner, promotion)

Tamworth Phoenix - RBs, 1 Yr

 

NFL team: GO PACK GO

NCAA: Just a fan

 

Tom Casson - Video Analyst

 

Playing Career:

Loughborough University LB, Kicker 2013 - Present.

Tamworth Phoenix LB 2014 - 2015

 

Coaching Career:

Oxford Lancers LBs & Kicking Coach 2015 - 2016

 

NFL Team: Houston Texans

NCAA Team: Oklahoma Sooners

 

“Play hard, play fast, play smart”

 

The Lancers welcome all the new and returning coaches and are excited to get the 2016-17 campaign underway!!

 

#LeadtheCharge

 

 

 

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