East Cobb Soccer Coach Mourned

Jay Ingram, who died Friday after being hit by a car, was a fixture at the North Atlanta Soccer Association.

Two visitations will be held Monday for Jay Ingram, a longtime coach with the East Cobb-based North Atlanta Soccer Association

Ingram after being struck by a car while jogging near his Kennesaw home. 

The visitations will take place from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-9 p.m. at the Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Parkway, Kennesaw.

Ingram's funeral is 2 p.m. Tuesday at Living Hope Lutheran Church, 3450 Stilesboro Road, Kennesaw. The service will be outside due to an expected heavy turnout.

Ingram, who was 32, most recently coached a NASA Under-12 girls Academy team at the organization's Metro Park facilities on Paper Mill Road. According to his NASA bio page, Ingram had been a coach with the organization since 2002.

In a report on , Ingram was remembered for his easy-going, fun-loving nature and his Mohawk haircuts.

He was a coach and teacher at the Kennesaw Charter Science and Math Academy. Ingram, who was married, leaves behind two children.

Friends and community members have begun a bank account to assist his family. Donations may be made at any Bank of America branch in the name of the Jay Ingram Family Benefit Contribution Account.

Feel free to leave your thoughts and remembrances of "Coach Jay" in the comments section below. 


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