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Staff Directory


Owner: Simon Sadler
Directors: Brett Gerrity, Ben Mansford


Head Coach: Neil Critchley
Assistant Head Coaches: Colin Calderwood & Mike Garrity
Goalkeeper Coach: Steve Banks
Head of Sports Science: Ross Jones
Head of Medical Services: Stuart Irwin
Club Doctor: Dr Albert Tang
Performance Analyst: Dom Price
Kitman: Stuart Ward
Head of Football Operations: John Stephenson
Head of Recruitment:
Tommy Johnson
Head of Technical Scouting:
Jonathan Gibson


Academy Director: Ciaran Donnelly
Head of Academy Coaching: Matt Blinkhorn
Professional Development Phase Coach: Danny Ventre
Under-18s Coach: John Murphy
Lead Youth Development Phase Coach: Lee Thorpe
Lead Foundation Phase Coach: 
Head of Academy Recruitment: Tim Wright
Head of Academy Sports Science: Ben McInerney
Head of Physiotherapy: Joe Kennedy
Academy Performance Analyst: Owen Williams
Head of Academy Education and Welfare: Will Cowell


Chief Executive Officer: Ben Mansford
Chief Commercial Officer:
Linton Brown
Club Secretary: Nick Horne
Head of Media: 
Stewart Hudson
Media Assistant: Harry Lyons 
Video and Content Producer: Scott Clarkson
Marketing and Fan Engagement Manager: Amy Warner
Financial Controller: Adam Jackson
Ticket Office & Shop Manager: 
Sarah Nibloe
Business Development Manager: Martin Booker
Blackpool FC Community Trust Chief Executive: Ash Hackett
Stadium Operations Manager: Glynn Makin
Ground Safety Officer:
 Steve Needham 
Deputy Ground Safety Officer: Dave Hargreaves
Head Groundsman:
 Paul Flynn
Disability Liaison Officer: Chris Beveridge
Blackpool FC Girls & Ladies: Mac Barlow
Matchday Programme: Stewart Hudson
Supporters' Liaison Officer: Steve Rowland 
Club Chaplain: Linda Tomkinson
Designate Club Safeguarding Officer: Will Cowell

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