Coach Jones better known as Rob Jones played running back for Franklin High School, Seattle, WA. He was a four-year starter, and played alongside long time friend Corey Dillon. Franklin High School ranked number one and two in the State each of the four years he played. He was also awarded 1st team all metro running back for all four year playing at Franklin High.
He attended Grambling State University where he played running back for 3 years under the legendary coach Eddie Robinson. After playing college football, Rob Jones started coaching in 2005 as Defensive Coordinator and Line coach at Lindbergh High School. He was instrumental in assisting the team into the post-season playoff and unfortunately losing to the eventual state champs, Bellevue High School.
After one year at Lindbergh High, Rob joined Tyee High School in 2006 as the assistant head coach and offensive coordinator and quarterback coach. In 2007, Rob Joined Franklin High School as the assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and running back/receiver coach. In the five years tenure, Rob coached an 0-8 Franklin High School team, to back to back metro championships appearances. After leaving Franklin High School Rob joined the Rainier Beach High School in 2014 for two years as the assistant offensive coach, special teams coach and quarterback coach. Coach Jones will be returning to the Pirate coaching staff this fall 2017 season as the OC, quarterback coach and defensive back coach.