Jim Barnes

President JB Sports Enterprises and Director of AFW


Jim Barnes coached college football for 25 years at the NCAA Division III level, 16 of those as a head coach. For well-over a decade now, Jim has also served as a positive force as an educator and in promoting the growth of American football around the globe. In 2012 he founded American Football Worldwide and since then has led efforts to travel teams from the United States, both high school select teams and collegiate teams, on international athletic tours that have delivered tremendous educational and other self-growth benefits along with various team bonding rewards.


Coach Barnes has served as a clinic speaker and coached all-star and select teams in various places in North America, Europe and Africa as well. He also served as the Head Football Coach and Camp Director for IFAF’s (International Federation of American Football) U19 World Team Development Camp. After serving as a quarterback coach at the 2014 camp at IMG in Florida, he was asked to take on an elevated role as Camp Director and Head Coach for the IFAF World Junior Development Team. The 2015 camp, bringing in 100 players from across the world was held for a week in Arlington, Texas and culminated with the World Team taking on a US HS Select team in AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. In the final minute, the World Team fell to the USA 19-13.

Currently, Jim also serves as the coordinator for the American Football Coaches Association in establishing the speaking lineup and agenda for the Association’s national convention held annually in early January.

In his 25 years coaching in the NCAA, Jim had the good fortune of never being part of a losing season. As a head coach he led his teams to 116 victories and as a player (Augustana College) and a coach (College of Wooster & Augustana College) has been a part of over 200 collegiate victories. Associating with other winning coaches and excellent student-athletes has been a highlight to an excellent coaching career.

As a college head coach, in just five seasons at the College of Wooster Jim ranks 4th in all-time wins (37) and 1st in winning percentage (.740) for those who served over one season. He led an effort reviving a 1-9 program to a 9-1, co-championship seasons just three years later. In eleven seasons at Augustana, Jim is the 2nd winningest coach in school history and as a head coach has the 6th best overall winning percentage all-time in the rugged College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. His Vikings football teams won three conference championships and competed in the national playoffs twice.


Jim started international travel in his teens and has always been attracted to the unique education afforded with this opportunity. Coach Barnes has also led American teams into competition in Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Mexico. After serving as a clinic speaker and instructor in countries such as England, France, Denmark, Sweden and Nigeria he is well qualified to talk about how the game of American football is expanding and can be improved upon at the national level in addition to leading teams into international competition. As a long-time career educator and coach, American Football Worldwide is a vocational commitment to maximize a young person’s opportunity to learn about history and a different culture while at the same time developing relationships sharing the joys that come with the great game of American football.

Dave Inserra

AFW ELITE TEAM Head Coach (Maine South HS, IL)

Coach Inserra frequently serves as the head coach for AFW ELITE high school select teams. He is one of the most successful and highly respected coaches in Illinois high school football and nationally. The Hawks of Maine South in Park Ridge are perennially one of the best teams in the state (often ranked in the top-five in the largest enrollment classification – 8A) and this region of the country. Maine South has been to the state playoffs every year since 1992 and they have won six state championships in football. Coach Inserra has been named the Chicago Bears High School Coach of the Week and sent over a hundred players on to compete at FBS, FCS, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA schools.

Tom Domin

Midwest Coordinator

Coach Domin is a University of Notre Dame graduate where he played for their 1977-78 National Championship team. He also played in a Gator Bowl win over Penn State and a Cotton Bowl win over Texas. He was a 2x All-State football player in Illinois and a HS All-American in 1974. Tom coached for 30 years at the varsity level and has also served as an athletic administrator at Willowbrook High School.

John Morrison

West Coast Coordinator & Offense

John has served as a head high school football coach in both California and Illinois. At Francis Parker he earned a position as the 15th winningest coach in San Diego HS football. His team won numerous conference championships and participated in the state championship game in 2009. He also served as the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Lake Forest Academy in Illinois. He has had players go on to compete at over a dozen FBS colleges and numerous other schools at all college levels. John has coordinated the offense for several AFW ELITE teams who competed in both Italy and Ireland.

Scott Alexander

AFW Assistant

A native of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Scott coaches at Indiana state powerhouse Carmel High School assisting the team to several state championships. Previously he had coached at Western Michigan University (FBS) and Hampden-Sydney College (D3). H-SC won two ODAC championships and made two NCAA playoff appearances in those three seasons. Scott has had the chance to coach six current NFL players and five All-Americans.

Aaron Call

AFW Tour Coordinator and Assistant

After an outstanding collegiate career, Aaron has coached as a defensive assistant at Augustana College (IL) for fifteen years. Aaron has traveled extensively and is tremendous in coordinating all team matters prior to departure and on the ground at AFW destinations.

Doug Haas

Assistant and Eastern US Coordinator

Doug has been an extremely successful head football coach in central Ohio establishing winning programs at Wooster, Cloverleaf, Triway and Rittman high schools. He has served as an assistant on previous tours and will lead AFW recruiting efforts east of Ohio including the eastern seaboard.



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