The Hadleigh Youth Committee helps to manage and guide the club through its next phase of development.
We are looking for people to get involved who are capable, energetic people who want to move Hadleigh Youth forward. You will be part of a team which includes the Club Chairman, the Club Secretary, Treasurer, Child Welfare Officer, Early Ages Co-ordinator, Fund Raising Officer, and Communications Officer on the newly formed club committee.
Suitable candidates would have the time and energy to do a great job and act on their own initiative. You would be required to attend a committee meeting every two months.
All roles are voluntary however if you have a son playing for the club, your subscription fees will be waived.
If you want to get involved, have an idea of how you could help the club or have an informal chat about the roles, please click the button below, or contact Peter Styles or Peter Ward directly.
A natural organiser and co-ordinator required to help us offer tours to all of our age groups and to better plan events throughout the year.
Responsible for: Tours - planning, organising; Events; Celebrations; Local Tournaments;
Club Chairman & Founder
After moving to Hadleigh, I was looking for somewhere for my 4 year to play football. Hadleigh did not have a team at the time and with the help of a few other parents, Hadleigh Youth was born. Its growth has been nothing short of exceptional. Having been involved in football and the running of various adult teams, it was inevitable I would become involved with my childrens' club. We aim to make football affordable and provide professional coaching in a fun, friendly learning environment built upon the local community. We to be something the local community can be proud of.
Peter joined the club as a passionate parent in 2018. Peter has 20 years’ experience in banking within hedge funds & several brokers trading foreign exchange. After managing his son's team, he took on another role becoming part of the committee. Having undertaking previous committee roles at Battlesbridge F.C., the step to the committee was a natural one. Peter played to a high standard spending several years at professional and semi-professional clubs and is also a level 1 qualified coach.
Lead Coach/Early Ages Co-ordinator
Elliott is currently West Ham United Pre-Academy Recruitment Manager (since 2019). Highly qualified with the following qualifications: BSc Degree in Sports Science & Coaching FA Talent ID Level 2 UEFA B Coaching Licence & FA Youth Modules 1,2,3. Elliott brings a wealth of experience from his current and previous roles. Elliott's role is to manage all things coaching. Providing a coaching structure and syllabus for the club as well as Early Age Co-ordinator, managing and transitioning the early years age groups into teams.
Again, Robert Joined initially as a parent in 2018 and soon took on the role of Manager for his son Finley's team. An accountant by trade, Rob is over qualified for the role he has taken with club keeping the finances in check. Rob has previous experience in a similar role with another local side and Hadleigh are very lucky to have him.
Club Welfare Officer
Phillip attained the role in 2020 as part of the newly formed committee. His association to the club comes in the form of his son Evan who has been with the club since it formed. Phillip's fit to the role is natural one. Phil works for Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation Trust as their Director of Insight and Analysis. He is a qualified teacher and has joined Hadleigh Youth as the nominated Welfare Officer. This role involves ensuring that everyone knows and does what they need to do to keep safe and enjoy football. His experience and know-how will be greatly beneficial in this important role.
Fund Raising Officer
Liam joined the club in 2019, running his son Brody U7's side. Liam's role as Fund Raising Officer will include creating activities to raise money and attract grants to help fund the club. This will include creating a fund-raising team, applying for grants and fund raising socials. Liam's role as Head of Deposits for Virgin Money will make him a very valuable member of the committee.
Lee has been with Hadleigh since the very start and currently runs his son Jack's U10s team. Working in IT, Lee is familiar with the impact of social media and has joined the committee as Communications Officer. Lee will be responsible for website content, social media posts, creating a Hadleigh brand, photos, videos and ground signage.