Board and Staff
Meet The Team
Joined the Association as CEO in 2006 and provides leadership and direction to the Association’s 15 strong team of staff.
Football Development Team
Football Development Manager
Matt is responsible for leading the Football Development Team to develop and support the delivery of the FA National Game Strategy in the County. Matt also leads on Facility development across Gloucestershire working closely with the Football Foundation, Local Authorities, clubs and other organisations to improve football facilities.
Senior Football Development Officer
Scott's Main responsibilities include leading on the delivery of the participation strategy, which includes working with Clubs and Leagues to ensure we are on track to grow participation within the county.
Football Development Officer (Disability)
Jason is responsible for the development of disability football through both affiliated and recreational provision. This will include working with both traditional and non-traditional partners to retain and grow football opportunities.
Football Development Officer (Women's & Girl's)
Alexis is responsible for the development of Women’s and Girls’ football throughout Gloucestershire. Working with Leagues, Clubs and Teams to create sustainable playing opportunities as well as developing relationships with our key partners to help grow further opportunities for females. Also Alexis oversees and co-ordinates our Wildcats Programme for girls aged 5-11 and the England Talent Pathway run by The GFA for female players.
Football Development Officer
Jack has spent over 2 years at The GFA and in that time has overseen the growth of the recreational programme. This includes walking football, small-sided leagues, Just Play sessions and Flexible 11-a-side Leagues.
Football Education Officer
Richard is responsible for providing a sustainable Coach Education Programme across the County to account for the needs of our coaches and volunteers, this includes organising courses such as Level 1,2, UEFA B and many more.
Designated Safeguarding Officer (Mon, Tue & Wed)
Hugh is the GFA Designated Safeguarding Officer- Contact for all youth League and Club Welfare Officers.
Safeguarding Administrator (Part-Time)
Keith Ensures that risk assessments are done and properly signed off by our DSO. He is also responsible for filing and storing all documents relating to Safeguarding, Validating CRC checks and Supports the DSO with day to day Safeguarding issues.
Referee Development Officer
Football operations team
Football Services Manager
Chris has been in post since January 2008. his responsibilities include the governance of Clubs and Leagues, facilitating the FA disciplinary process, managing the County Cups and supporting the use of FA Whole Game by staff and football volunteers.
Football Services Administrator
Celia has been working at the GFA for over 17 years and works on the governance side dealing primarily with payments, affiliation, hearings and disciplinary cases.
Football Services Administrator (Thu & Fri)
Football Services Administrator: Main responsibilities are Representative teams, Debt Recovery, Sanctioning of summer tournaments, ticket applications and administration for Gloucester Schools FA
Football Services Officer
Sam's main responsibility is managing the facilities we have at Oaklands Park, as well as the meeting rooms, training rooms and 3G pitch. He also Supports the discipline team as well as the Referee Development Officer.
Marketing & Communications
Matt Baker Marcomms Officer
Matt joined the Association in June 2017 as Marketing and Communications Officer on a 12 month placement from the University of Gloucestershire. In this role his main responsibilities are to develop and implement the Association's Marketing and Communication strategy, manage social media channels and oversee all content on the Gloucestershire FA website.
Judith joined the Gloucestershire FA in August 2015 having spent over 30 years in both Financial & Management Accounting. She manages all aspects within the financial side of the business.