The Club's Executive Committee work tirelessly during their spare time away from Goddington Park to keep the Club running on a day to day basis filling a number of roles. We are always looking for new members to join the committee, so if you feel you can fill a role within the Club please feel free to contact anyone of the committee members shown below.

Club Chairman

Richard Kettle

Qualifications

FA Level 1, Safeguarding, CRC.

About me

Richard has been at the club for nearly 10 years, he became Chairman during the 2017/18 season after previously fulfilling a roles as the club's development officer and sponsorship manager. He has managed his team since joining the club who are currently U16s playing in the A division.

Club Secretary & Welfare Officer

Paul Wade

Qualifications

FA Level 2, Goalkeeping Level 2, Safeguarding, CRC, Welfare Officers Course

About me

Paul is our longest serving exec member, along with holding the secretary and welfare roles, he is also the club's groundsman and runs the cafe in the clubhouse on the weekend.  Paul previously managed his sons team for nearly 10 years and has continued his work at the club ever since.

Club Treasurer

Laurence Covill

Qualifications

 Safeguarding, CRC

About me

Laurence has been at the club for just under 5 years now and became our club treasurer at the start of the 2016/17 season. He has overseen an overhaul of the clubs financial structure, helping to keep us on track and ensure we can continue to fund a successful club for all our members. Laurence is also one of our assistant managers within our U18 age group.

Director of Senior Football

Simon Morris

Qualifications

FA Level 2, Safeguarding, CRC

About me

Simon joined the club in 2015 and was elected to the exec soon after. He oversees the development of all our teams from U16 to seniors, ensuring that our players have the opportunity to progress into adult football. He currently manages a team within our U18s age group who play in the A division.

Director of Youth Football

Steve Tindle

Qualifications

FA Level 2, Youth Module 1, FA Adult Mentor, Safeguarding, CRC

About me

Steve has been at the club since 2013/14, managing his team since they were U8s to now at U13s. He began the role of overseeing teams within our U7 to U15 age groups in 2015/16, which has seen our youth teams double since and an increase of the number of level 1 qualified coaches at the club.

Academy Director

Andy Parker

Qualifications

FA Level 1, Safeguarding, CRC

About me

Andy has been at the club for nearly 10 years, having always been involved in the maintainence of the clubhouse and helping with the development of our younger teams. He became the director of our Academy training in 2018, which has already seen 3 teams join the club within its first 6 months.

Events Coordinator

Karen Edwards

Qualifications

Safeguarding, CRC

About me

Karen has the task of organising our events, a tremendous amount of work goes into the Christmas party and end of season presentation along with our other smaller events during the season. Karen brought the idea of the Christmas party to the club which has been fantastic for everyone at the club since.

Kitman

Colin Angier

Qualifications

FA Level 1, Safeguarding, CRC

About me

Colin has been in charge of kit and equipment since 2016/17, ensuring our teams are supplied with the correct kit & equipment at the start of every season and working closely with our kit supplier to make sure every is ready and maintained during the season. He also manages a team within our U9s age group.

Astro Manager

Andrew Ingram

Qualifications

FA Level 1, Safeguarding, CRC

About me

Andy was recently elected as the club's new Astro manager, his role is to maintain the club's connections with local schools that provide our teams with astro turf pitches for midweek training. He has been at the club for a number of years now, with a strong presence in our Wildcats setup and he also manages one of our girls teams.

Course Coordinator

Simon Freeman

Qualifications

FA Level 1, Safeguarding, CRC

About me

Simon has been at the club for a few years now and recently volunteered his time to take on a role at the club which is new for the 2019/20 season. Simon's role tasks him with ensuring suitable courses are offered to all our volunteer coaches and managers. Part of the role is to not only to continue our club's charter standard status but to also further the learning of our coaches to improve our players football education.

Orpington FC

Club Address:

Goddington Park

Goddington Lane, Orpington

Kent

BR6 9DH

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