Growing up in Stoke-On-Trent in England, Jamie started to play competitive soccer at the early age of 8. He captained his high school team for three years and went on to win honors at the schoolboy level representing the borough of Newcastle-Under-Lyme. He then went on to study physical education at Fenton College of Further Education, representing their first team for three years, as well as representing Staffordshire County at the national level. Jamie was able to obtain his F.A. coaching badge, qualifying him to coach with "Camp America," and in May of 1987 at the tender age of 20 he travelled the United States.
Since moving to the Mount Washington Valley/Lakes Region area of New Hampshire, he has worked with the Mount Washington Valley Soccer Club (U6, U8, and U10), ran the Tamworth Rec Program from 2008-2010, and coached the Tamworth Middle School team from 2010-2015. In 2017 he had the opportunity to be head coach of the Kennett High School Girls Soccer Program.
2015/16 saw Jamie take on a professional coaching position at Seacoast United with their U13 Boys Select team, competing in the New England Premiership. The next year he continued to coach a talented group of 2002 Boys in the NEP. Jamie has developed a "Pathway to Soccer Excellence," from players in the Valley, through the clubv, all the way to the NCAA. Jamie's daughter Sophia Killeen played for Seacoast United for 8 years, and is now a freshman on the Bentley Women's Soccer team, class of 2024.