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Club Officials and Staff

Chairman: Andy Pilley

Vice-Chairman: Phil Brown

President: Jim Betmead

Vice Presidents:  Dave Beech, Barry McLoughlin

Chief Executive: Steve Curwood

Group Chief Financial Officer: Steve Rimell

Chief Operating Officer: Richard Simkin

Group Facilities & Operations: Director: Philip Davies


Head of Team Operations & Communications: Will Watt

Press Officer: Sam Duffy

Assistant Press Officer & Big Screen Media: Jake Parker & Sam Fielding

Head of Commercial: Joe Fleetwood   

General Manger: Dave Riche

Ticket Office & Retail Manager: Dave Riche 

Supporters Liaison Officer: Wayne Bibby

Facilities & Operations Executive: Natalie Gradwell 

Safeguarding Officer & Disability Liaison Officer: 

Ground Safety Officer: Matthew Simpson 

Director of Fleetwood Town Community Trust: Matt Hilton

Head Groundsman: Nick Hyndman

Club Solicitor: Patrick Newell

Club Secretary: Richard Cooper 

Club Chaplain: George Ayoma 

Poolfoot Farm Sales Manager: Mick Horsfall

International Partnerships: Mike O’Neill 


Football Staff 

Head Coach: Joey Barton

Director of Football: Eddy Jennings

First Team Coaches: Barry Nicholson, Clint Hill & Steve Eyre

Sports Science: Youl Mawene & James Barrow

Goalkeeping Coach: David Lucas    

Senior Club Scout: Steve Burr

Kit Managers:  Robbie Bromley & Danny Moore

Club Doctor: Dr Duncan Robertson

Head Physio: Liam McGarry

Soft Tissue Therapist: Alan Watmough

Head Performance Analyst: Jake Barnes 

Assistant Performance Analyst: Glen Cruickshank


Academy Staff

Head of Academy: Ciaran Donnelly

Head of Coaching: Matt Blinkhorn

Senior Professional Development Phase Lead Coach: Stephen Crainey

Professional Development Phase Lead Coach: Simon Wiles   

Youth Development Lead Coach: Matt Lawlor 

Foundation Phase Lead Coach: Mike Hall

Goalkeeping Coach: Josh Mountain

Head of Medical: Steve Macauley

Head of Sports Science: Jack Holroyd

Sports Therapist: Steve Jackson

Performance Analyst: Ryan Shorrock

Academy Secretary: Abbey Smith 

Safeguarding, Education and Welfare: Ben Lavelle

Coaches: Joe Collins, Andy Lyons, Phil Clarkson, Mick Horsfall, Dave Walton, Matt Lawlor, Ash Moreau, Sam Staunton-Turner, Jason Sharp, Lee Impet, Rob Smith, Max Povey, Martin Baird, Andy Mangan, Alex Taylor, Dan Hawkins

Head of Academy Recruitment: Scott Macneill

Senior Scout: Shaun Whiteside

House Parents: Billy & Carol Watt

For all general enquries, please email or call 01253 775080. 

For all media enquries, please email both and

For any trial requests, please email

For any information on Fleetwood Town's training ground, Poolfoot Farm, call 01253 208441. 

Poolfoot Farm, Butts Road, Thornton, FY5 4HX.