First Team Staff

Manager: Dave King

Appointed in May 2016: Now in his 7th season. The ex Stourbridge FC Youth Team Manager has an impressive record leading his former youngsters to four league titles, seven county cups and one league cup and completed the treble three times and he has also seen a number of his players go into professional football. Before that he led Lye Town to the West Midland Regional League Premiership title.

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Assistant Manager: Stuart How

Appointed for the 2022-2023 season. Stuart had a very succesful career in which he scored regularly for the likes of Cradley Town, Bromsgrove Rovers, Stourbridge, Boldmere St Michael’s, Causeway United and Tividale. He then went on to take his coaching badges and at present is an FA Level 2 Coach. His previous coaching experience was at Halesowen Town FC where he had two spell 2003-2010 & 2014-2022 with their Colts.

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Coach: Richard Upton

Returned in 2022: An experienced and highly rated non-league coach, First came to Tividale in the 2009 -10 season and helped us to the WMRL championship the following season. He moved on at the begining of the 2013-14 season and since then has been at Sporting Khalsa,Chasetown and Alvechurch.

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Coach: Karl Gardner

Joined coaching staff in June 2022. Former club captain. A dominant central defender great in the air and just as effective on the ground and a natural leader on and off the park. Perfect for a coaching role at his football home.

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Goalkeeping Coach: Wayne Shakespeare

Experienced and well respected Goalkeeping coach. Previous clubs include Wolverhampton United, Gornal Athletic, Willenhall Town and Stourbridge Ladies. Loves nothing more than a clean sheet and hate’s conceding

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Sport's Therapist: Lauren Holden

Great Sport’s Therapist. already experienced in the role. Lauren work’s day to day for the (West Bromwich) Albion Foundation Previous club Smethwick Rangers.

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