Assistant Coach Jens Fjellström

  • D.O.B. 27/10/66
  • Born Umeå, Sweden


Jens Fjellström joins the CommBank Matildas after a twelve-year professional career as a player in Sweden and China, and along the way earning three appearances for the Swedish National Team. Upon his playing retirement, Fjellström seamlessly transitioned to roles in football coaching and analysis including as an assistant coach with Malmö FF in the UEFA Europa League group stage and playoffs.   

He has also amassed extensive experience as an opposition scouting consultant including with the US Women’s National Team during their FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ title-winning run and with the Danish National Team during their EURO 2020 qualification campaign.   

As well as his work in the technical box, the Swede has also spent almost two decades in the commentary box as a television pundit working with the Premier League, La Liga, the Swedish Allsvenskan and covering three FIFA World Cups™, three UEFA European Championships and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Women’s Football Tournament.  Fjellström is also globally respected in sports analytics and is a frequent speaker at sports conferences.