Virginia Beach, Va. – Joe Jones has been named the new head coach of the Ocean Lakes High School varsity football team.
Jones will also teach physical education at the start of the 2016-2017 school year.
Jones met with the team for the first time Monday. He will begin working with players during the off-season.
“We are excited to welcome Coach Jones to the Dolphin family and look forward to starting a new chapter in the Ocean Lakes football program,” said OLHS Principal Dr. Cheryl Askew. “His experiences playing football at the collegiate and professional levels bring a depth of knowledge and skill that will benefit our entire team.”
Jones played for the Virginia Tech Hokies from 1980-1984. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 1985 and has played for the Cowboys, Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers, Houston Oilers, Minnesota Vikings and Indianapolis Colts.
Currently, Jones is the head football coach at King’s Fork High School in Suffolk.