Loyola University Chicago

University Staff Council

June 2017

Neil Jones

Title/s:  Head Men's Soccer Coach



Department/School/Division: Athletics
Campus: Lake Shore Campus
Years at Loyola: 4.5

What is your favorite thing about working at Loyola? 
The people, the students, and seeing Todd Malone from Admissions after Everton beats Liverpool in soccer.

What is your most memorable achievement as a Loyola employee?
Watching our student-athletes celebrate winning Loyola's first-ever Missouri Valley Conference title and NCAA tournament win.

What does Loyola's mission mean to you?
It means working hard every day to provide our students with a world-class experience—an experience that helps shape and prepare them for life after Loyola by challenging them to express themselves in a confident manner. 

What motivates you to succeed each and every day?
The happiness and joy on our student-athletes' faces after a big win. 

Tell us how you show your Rambler pride.
Our entire team showcases our Rambler Pride worldwide!! We took our team to Peru where they played soccer with children in low socio-economic communities and gave them all Loyola gear.

Tell us something most people at Loyola would be surprised to know about you.
I'm originally from New Zealand but hold tri-citizenship (in New Zealand, the U.S., and the United Kingdom).