Guildford Rugby Football Club
Guildford Rugby Football Club

Board Members and Key Roles

Broadwater Sports Ltd

Bric Tyson
  • President
    Joe Kelly
    • Chairman
      Chris Alder
      • Director of Rugby
        Jason McEachran
        • Operations Director
          Chris Glass
          • Colts Head Coach, Youth Co-chair
          • 07771 980 929
            Karen Seymour
            • Honorary Secretary, Youth Co-Chair, U15 Admin
              Nick Taft
              • Treasurer
                Ollie Bancroft
                • Senior Playing Fixture Secretary
                  Francoise Rankin
                  • Senior Player Registrar
                    Sarah Sanderson
                    • Club Captain
                      Peter Thornhill
                      • International Tickets Coordinator
                        Liz Lowndes
                        • Club Bookeeper
                          Chris Beer
                          • Club Captain
                            Darren O’Reilly
                            • Commercial / Sponsorship Director
                              Brett Davison
                              • Club Physio and First Aid Officer
                                Peter Rankin
                                • Membership Secretary
                                  Brenda Roper
                                  • Safeguarding Officer
                                  • 07766 167160

                                    Guildford Seniors

                                    1st XV

                                    Ollie Bancroft
                                    • Senior Playing Fixture Secretary
                                    • Fixtures (1st XV)
                                    Francoise Rankin
                                    • Senior Player Registrar
                                    • Admin (1st XV)
                                    Tom Williams
                                    • Head Coach (1st XV)
                                    Simon Coles
                                    • Coach (1st XV)
                                    Topper Warrington
                                    • Senior Team Manager
                                    • Admin (1st XV)
                                    Brenda Roper
                                    • Safeguarding Officer
                                    • 07766 167160
                                    • Safeguarding (1st XV)

                                    2nd XV

                                    Ollie Bancroft
                                    • Senior Playing Fixture Secretary
                                    • Fixtures (2nd XV)
                                    Francoise Rankin
                                    • Senior Player Registrar
                                    • Admin (2nd XV)
                                    Gerry Hill
                                    • Admin (2nd XV)
                                    • Coach (2nd XV)
                                    Tom Williams
                                    • Head Coach (2nd XV)
                                    Simon Coles
                                    • Coach (2nd XV)
                                    Brenda Roper
                                    • Safeguarding Officer
                                    • 07766 167160
                                    • Safeguarding (2nd XV)

                                    3rd XV

                                    Ollie Bancroft
                                    • Senior Playing Fixture Secretary
                                    • Fixtures (3rd XV)
                                    Francoise Rankin
                                    • Senior Player Registrar
                                    • Admin (3rd XV)
                                    Matthew Trott
                                    • Club Coaching Coordinator 
                                    • Head Coach (3rd XV)
                                    Brenda Roper
                                    • Safeguarding Officer
                                    • 07766 167160
                                    • Safeguarding (3rd XV)

                                    Touch Rugby

                                    U21

                                    Mike Burden
                                    • 07850348134
                                      Brenda Roper
                                      • Safeguarding Officer
                                      • 07766 167160

                                        Vets

                                        Ollie Bancroft
                                        • Senior Playing Fixture Secretary
                                        • Fixtures (Vets)
                                        Mike Kelleway
                                        • Team manager
                                        • Admin (Vets)
                                        Brenda Roper
                                        • Safeguarding Officer
                                        • 07766 167160
                                        • Safeguarding (Vets)

                                        Guildford Ladies

                                        Guildford Youth

                                        Colts

                                        Andy Jones
                                        • Head Coach (Colts)
                                        Chris Glass
                                        • Colts Head Coach, Youth Co-chair
                                        • 07771 980 929
                                        • Head Coach (Colts)
                                        Richard Blandford
                                        • Fixtures (Colts)
                                        Brenda Roper
                                        • Safeguarding Officer
                                        • 07766 167160
                                        • Safeguarding (Colts)

                                        U12

                                        Giles Bedloe
                                        • Joint Head Coach
                                        • Head Coach (U12)
                                        Steve Taylor
                                        • Joint head coach
                                        • 07852 519632
                                        • Admin (U12)
                                        • Head Coach (U12)
                                        Brenda Roper
                                        • Safeguarding Officer
                                        • 07766 167160
                                        • Safeguarding (U12)

                                        U13 Boys

                                        Tim Brennan
                                        • 07747 631633
                                        • Head Coach (U13 Boys)
                                        Nick Hyner
                                        • Coach (U13 Boys)
                                        Lynn Barnes
                                        • 07855 482362
                                        • Safeguarding (U13 Boys)
                                        Liz Currie
                                        • 07810 860493
                                        • Fixtures (U13 Boys)
                                        Brenda Roper
                                        • Safeguarding Officer
                                        • 07766 167160
                                        • Safeguarding (U13 Boys)

                                        U13 Girls

                                        Susan Payne
                                        • Chairman, Girls Rugby
                                          Brenda Roper
                                          • Safeguarding Officer
                                          • 07766 167160
                                          • Safeguarding (U13 Girls)

                                          U14

                                          Stuart James
                                          • School / College / University Liaison
                                          • 07890 548287
                                          • Admin (U14)
                                          • Coach (U14)
                                          • Fixtures (U14)
                                          • Head Coach (U14)
                                          Brenda Roper
                                          • Safeguarding Officer
                                          • 07766 167160
                                          • Safeguarding (U14)

                                          U15

                                          Dave Bimpson
                                          • Head Coach (U15)
                                          Karen Seymour
                                          • Honorary Secretary, Youth Co-Chair, U15 Admin
                                          • Admin (U15)
                                          • Coach (U15)
                                          • Safeguarding (U15)
                                          Brenda Roper
                                          • Safeguarding Officer
                                          • 07766 167160
                                          • Safeguarding (U15)

                                          U15 Girls

                                          Susan Payne
                                          • Chairman, Girls Rugby
                                            Brenda Roper
                                            • Safeguarding Officer
                                            • 07766 167160

                                              U16

                                              Jason McEachran
                                              • Operations Director
                                              • Head Coach (U16)
                                              Kelly Waddell
                                              • 07590 325 536
                                              • Admin (U16)
                                              Nina Wilson
                                              • 07989 176 457
                                              • Safeguarding (U16)
                                              Simon Brook
                                              • U15 Fixtures
                                              • 07969 778365
                                              • Fixtures (U16)
                                              Brenda Roper
                                              • Safeguarding Officer
                                              • 07766 167160
                                              • Safeguarding (U16)

                                              U17

                                              Tom Craven
                                              • Admin (U17)
                                              Mike Starmer Smith
                                              • U17 Head Coach
                                              • Admin (U17)
                                              • Fixtures (U17)
                                              • Head Coach (U17)
                                              Brenda Roper
                                              • Safeguarding Officer
                                              • 07766 167160
                                              • Safeguarding (U17)

                                              Youth Key Roles

                                              Guildford Youth Girls

                                              Guildford Minis

                                              Micros

                                              • Katy Reeves
                                              • 07748 805870
                                              • Admin (Micros)
                                              • Head Coach (Micros)
                                              James Saunders
                                              • Head Coach
                                              • 07713099724
                                              • Head Coach (Micros)
                                              Brenda Roper
                                              • Safeguarding Officer
                                              • 07766 167160
                                              • Safeguarding (Micros)

                                              Mini Key Roles

                                              Dan Torjussen-Proctor
                                              • Mini’s Chair
                                              • 07957 417945
                                                Rob Newnes-Smith
                                                • Mini’s Vice Chair
                                                • 07775 110132
                                                  Richard Ayres
                                                  • Mini’s Treasurer
                                                  • 07769 705607

                                                    U10

                                                    Rob Newnes-Smith
                                                    • Mini’s Vice Chair
                                                    • 07775 110132
                                                    • Head Coach (U10)
                                                    Seb Britten
                                                    • Manager
                                                    • 07751 543323
                                                    • Coach (U10)
                                                    Brenda Roper
                                                    • Safeguarding Officer
                                                    • 07766 167160
                                                    • Safeguarding (U10)

                                                    U11

                                                    Dan Torjussen-Proctor
                                                    • Mini’s Chair
                                                    • 07957 417945
                                                    • Coach (U11)
                                                    Clive Larke
                                                    • 07771 544963
                                                    • Head Coach (U11)
                                                    Liz Currie
                                                    • 07810 860493
                                                    • Admin (U11)
                                                    Brenda Roper
                                                    • Safeguarding Officer
                                                    • 07766 167160
                                                    • Safeguarding (U11)

                                                    U6

                                                    Katy Parker
                                                    • Head Coach
                                                    • 07748 805870
                                                    • Head Coach (U6)
                                                    Brenda Roper
                                                    • Safeguarding Officer
                                                    • 07766 167160
                                                    • Safeguarding (U6)

                                                    U7

                                                    Simon Foulkes
                                                    • Head Coach
                                                    • 07711 845165
                                                    • Admin (U7)
                                                    Magdalena Foulkes
                                                    • Team Manager
                                                    • 07538 494628
                                                    • Admin (U7)
                                                    Brenda Roper
                                                    • Safeguarding Officer
                                                    • 07766 167160
                                                    • Safeguarding (U7)

                                                    U8

                                                    Chris Hill
                                                    • 07826 903616
                                                    • Head Coach (U8)
                                                    Nick Taft
                                                    • Treasurer
                                                    • Head Coach (U8)
                                                    Brenda Roper
                                                    • Safeguarding Officer
                                                    • 07766 167160
                                                    • Safeguarding (U8)

                                                    U9

                                                    Leigh Thouvenin
                                                    • 07786 638572
                                                    • Admin (U9)
                                                    Nino Sheikh-Thompkins
                                                    • Team Manager
                                                    • 07944 396447
                                                    • Admin (U9)
                                                    Adam Morris
                                                    • Head Coach
                                                    • Head Coach (U9)
                                                    Brenda Roper
                                                    • Safeguarding Officer
                                                    • 07766 167160
                                                    • Safeguarding (U9)

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