Greg Jones
Greg  Jones

Position:
Graduate Assistant

Alma Mater:
Bucknell, '10

Greg Jones joined the Wake Forest coaching staff in 2016 as a defensive graduate assistant where he works with the linebackers. Jones joined the Demon Deacon staff after working the previous three seasons at Cornell. With the Big Red, Jones was the secondary coach and added duties as the director of recruiting prior to the 2015 season. He helped tutor 2014 Ivy League Rookie of the Year Nick Gesualdi who set the school record for interceptions as a freshman.

Jones spent the 2012 season as the defensive coordinator and secondary coach at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio where he helped the team post a six-game improvement over the previous two seasons.

Jones started his coaching career in 2010 as the linebackers coach at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. before moving to the University of Rhode Island in 2011 where he worked with all special teams units and focused his recruiting on the Midwest and West Coast.

A two-year captain at Bucknell, Jones collected 257 career tackles and was named team MVP in 2009 while also earning first team All-Patriot League honors. He was honored as the team's outstanding linebacker in 2008 and 2009 and as the club's most inspirational player in 2009.

Jones is a magna cum laude graduate of Bucknell with a degree in history. He was recognized as an FCS Athletic Directors Association Academic All-Star as a senior.

Greg and his wife Jordan reside in Winston-Salem.

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