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TSC Hurricane is pleased to have Justin as part of the staff. He coaches 00 Boys and will be conducting training sessions with many TSC Hurricane teams of various ages. The club plans to get as many teams and coaches exposed to Justin as possible as he will have a tremendous impact on player development.
Justin is currently Assistant Coach for the OSU Cowgirls where, in his short time there, has been instrumental in building the program to a national powerhouse.
A native of Lincoln, England, Elkington spent 10 years as the head coach of the Broken Arrow Soccer Club, where he coached and helped develop such OSU standouts as Siera Strawser, Katie Richardson, Allyson Leggett and Sarah Brown.
Elkington had an immediate impact in his first season in Stillwater, helping the Cowgirls to a 15-7-2 mark and a Big 12 Conference tournament championship. OSU also advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the fourth-straight year.
Among Elkington’s coaching duties at OSU is goalkeeper coach, and he was instrumental in helping AD Franch turn in a record-setting freshman season in 2009 as the Cowgirl goalie earned Freshman All-America and All-Big 12 First Team honors. Franch set a school record with a Big 12-best 11 shutouts and also led the league in goals against average and save percentage.
Elkington, who turned the Hurricane Futball Club into one of the premier youth soccer clubs in the region, was named the 2008 Youth Girls Soccer Coach of the Year by the Oklahoma Soccer Association. He has also spent time as a coach in the Oklahoma Olympic Development Program.
A 1997 graduate of Oral Roberts University, Elkington was a four-year letterman for the Golden Eagles’ soccer team. He graduated with a bachelor of science degree in mass media communications, public relations and advertising.
Elkington was a captain of a national championship state soccer team in his native England and also played professional soccer for the Tulsa Roughnecks.
Elkington holds several national licenses from the United States Soccer Federation, including an "A" License, a "Director of Coaching Diploma," a "National Youth License" and a "Goal Keeping License."
He also holds a "Premier Diploma" and a Regional "Goal Keeper Diploma" from the National Soccer Coaching Association of America.