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Staff

Meet The Team

SHCFA

 

  • Management
  • Football Development
  • Safeguarding and Welfare
  • Football Administration

 

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simon

General Manager - Simon Frost 

Email: simon.frost@sheffieldfa.com 

Phone: 0114 261 5501

Shff

Email: carol.taylor@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5502

SarahW

Email: sarah.wood@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5504

When did you join SHCFA? January 2017

What is your job role? Work with the Development Team to ensure that grassroots football is a positive experience for everyone involved, whether this is playing football or volunteering in the game.  Work with many different organisations to ensure different formats of football are available for whatever level people want to play.

Where are you from? Mirfield

Favourite football team? Arsenal

Woz

Email: mark.wozniak@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5523

 Rob

Email: robert.wharton@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5517

When did you join SHCFA? 6th June 2002

What is your job role? Investigations, discipline charges, attending personal and non-personal hearings. Liaising with clubs at all levels but mainly grassroots with Football Administration. Working in Partnership with the FA introducing new practices throughout the region as well as helping administer governance of the FA’s rules and regulations.

Where are you from? Deepcar

Favourite football team? Sheffield Wednesday

Interesting fact? When i was 12 i played for Aylestone Park JFC in Leicester where i scored more goals in a season than Gary Lineker who also played at the same club. Unfortunately i went on to become one of the best Football Administrators in football as opposed to strikers. 

 

Calum

Email: calum.oakenfold@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5503

When did you join SHCFA? Aug 2015

What is your job role? My role involves communicating information from SHCFA, The FA and any other partners across the county through social media platforms, website updates, emails and newsletters. It also involves highlighting upcoming events and festivals run through the County FA. 

Where are you from? Bristol

Favourite football team? Bristol Rovers

Interesting fact? I lived in the US for 5 years and I have bungee jumped and skydived in Australia

football development team

 Leon

Email: Leon.Dearns@SheffieldFA.com

Phone: 0114 261 5507

About me: Finished my BSc (Hons) in Sport Development with Coaching last year (2018) (1st Class Honours Degree) from Sheffield Hallam University.

Previous role was in Fitness as a Fitness Manager at Better Gym Sheffield, working with a range of people instructing one to one or in groups, such as spin classes.

From: Sheffield

Football Team: Sheffield Wednesday

Interesting Fact: Work as a Contingency Fire Fighter at South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue.

 Craig

Email: craig.grundy@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5509

When did you join SHCFA? March 2003

What is your job role? I support referee development across the county including refereeing courses, promotions, RDP events, mentoring and coaching. I also work alongside the discipline team to support football related incidents.

Where are you from? Sheffield

Favourite football team? Sheffield Wednesday

Interesting fact? I have played and refereed at Wembley Stadium 

sam

Email: samuel.firth@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5507

When did you join SHCFA? I joined the CFA in May 2016

What is your job role? My role is a funded role through the FA’s disability workforce fund (DWF). DWF has formed a network of 29 disability specific football development officers nationally. The fund allows me to work with key local partners such as: The NHS foundation trusts, local authorities, County Sport Partnership and local clubs to provide opportunities for individuals with a long term limiting impairment.

Where are you from? Sheffield

Favourite football team? Sheffield Wednesday

Interesting fact? At the age of 11 my family used to call me "Statto" due to the fact  i could list the capacity of every Premier League stadium!

mike

Email: mike.drummond@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5506

When did you join SHCFA? March 2019

What is your job role? 

Youth Football Development Officer - My main role as a Youth Development Officer is to develop strategies to build, develop and support the growth of young people’s overall experience in football. In addition, I am going to work collaboratively with all club and local networks to support the retention of players and transition into adult football or any other areas within the game.

Where are you from? 

I am from Essex but now have re-located to the wonderful city of Sheffield

Favourite football team? 

West Ham United

Interesting fact? 

I have hiked more than half way up Everest and recently cycled across the alps that accumulated a total of 280 miles travelled and 8000 metres of gain.

 Tom

Email: Tom.Measham@SheffieldFA.com

Phone: 0114 261 5515

When did you join SHCFA? Feb 2019

What is your job role? Club Support Officer

Where are you from? Derby

Favourite football team? Derby County FC

Intersting fact? Once won a league and cup double as a coach for Worcester Blind Futsal Club

Safeguarding and welfare team

cm

Email: claire.macrory@sheffieldfa.com 

Phone: 0114 261 5514

Football administration team

tahir

Email: tahir.akram@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5508

When did you join SHCFA? July 2017

What is your job role? Ensure enough courses are available to meet learner demand in our County. Support coaches through the learning pathway. Liaise with partner facilities to ensure coach education run well and are suitable for learners. Support the SHCFA tutor team. 

Where are you from? Birkenshaw/Bradford

Favourite football team? Liverpool

Interesting fact? I have played in the oldest Schoolboy friendly in the world (Glasgow v Bradford)

Shff

Email: julie.fothergill@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5516

geoff

Email: Geoffrey.wainwright@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5511

When did you join SHCFA? December 2017

What is your job role? My current role is football development administrator.  I support the development team and the coach education in an organisational capacity, finances, tracking the teams performance and any course data. I also work as part of the disciplinary team here and work closely with the discipline lead to resolve cases.

Where are you from? Sheffield

Favourite football team? Sheffield Wednesday

Interesting fact? When I was considerably younger I played in a tennis tournament led by Cliff Richard who also took part

 Phil

Email: phil.palmer@sheffieldfa.com

Phone: 0114 261 5510

When did you join SHCFA? October 1985

What is your job role? I support the cups to ensure all draws run appropriately and organise fixtures. I also organise fixtures for our County Rep Team and also support with discipline administration. I help clubs with affiliations and player registrations. 

Where are you from? Sheffield

Favourite football team? The Blades

Interesting fact? Played outdoor pool with ex-eastenders star Daniella Westbrook and won!

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