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Chair and Co-owner - Carol Shanahan OBE

Co-owner - Kevin Shanahan

Vice-Chair - Kate Beardmore

Club President - John Rudge

Director and CEO - Colin Garlick

Director and COO - Claire Halket

Director of Football - David Flitcroft

Director of Commercial and Communications - Martin Tideswell

Director - Marian Humphreys

Director - Ian Lewis

Director - Rob Moorhouse

Director - Richard Wood


This page was updated on the 8/2/2021

Manager - Darrell Clarke

Football Advisor - John Rudge

Assistant Manager - Andy Crosby

Goalkeeper Coach - Ronnie Sinclair

Performance Analyst - Michael Johnson

Kitman - Jack Morrell

Head Physiotherapist - Chris Banks

Strength and Conditioning Coach - Daryl Taylor

Chief Scout - Gareth McLelland

Club Doctor - Dr Peter Grime, MA (Cantab), MB, B.Chir (Hons), MRCGP

Crowd Doctor - Dr Lenin Vellaturi

Academy Manager/YDP Lead Coach: Sevvy Aslam

Academy Head of Coaching: Nathan Rooney

Academy PDP Coaches: Billy Paynter, Anthony Griffith

Academy YDP Lead Coach: Lee Foyle

Senior Academy Physiotherapist: Michael Green

Academy Goalkeeping Coach: Ronnie Sinclair

Academy FDP Coach/Analyst: Callum Rollings

Head of Education, Safeguarding and Welfare: Chris Taylor

Academy Head of Recruitment: Lee Foyle

Academy Administration: Hayden Whalley



Administration Assistant  - Patrick Shanahan

Operations Manager: Angela Storey

Financial Controller: Martin Abbott

Finance Manager - Roberto Forti

Accounts Assistant - Josh Seabridge

Head of Commercial - Ritchie Bates

Business Development Manager - Nic Cooper

Media Officer - Daniel O'Sullivan

Media Officer - Dan Townley

Programme Editor - Phil Sherwin

Disabled Supporter Liaison Officer - Janet Ellis

Supporter Liaison Officer - Ally Simcock

Senior Safety Advisor & Officer - John Rutherford

Deputy Safety Officer: Jon Bloore

Lottery Manager - Brian Lewis

Club Chaplain - Rev Ashley Cooper

Official Club Photographers - Bill Bache and Gerard Austin

Public Address Announcers - Paul Ash and Robert Gregory

Scoreboard Operator - Ash Turner

Receptionist - Luke Cassidy

Chairman of Official Supporters Club - Mark Porter (

Retail Manager - Josh Podmore

Retail Assistant - Sue Hammond

Ticket Office Manager - Janet Ellis

Ticket Office Assistant Manager - Jack Mountford

Turnstile Supervisor/Ticket Office Assistant - Steve Turner

Bar Manager - Louise Dale

Executive Chef - Barry Connolly

Chefs - Scott Jones, Alex Zucchettei, Martin Waghorn, Mark Williamson, Emma Holden

Catering staff - Nicola Fox, Gemma Edwards, Lorraine Thompson, Daniela Nema, Chris Pitchford

Hospitality Staff - Sue Potts, Kay Ross, Ali Prescott

Housekeeping Staff - Supervisor Julie Vyse, Tracy Weaver, Kelly Hughes, Debbie Wright

Concourse Catering Supervisor - Debbie Wheeler

Head Groundsman - Steve Speed

Assistant Groundsman - Glenn Jeneson

Grounds Staff - Mark Forster, Gareth Walker

Laundry Manager - Barbara Lovatt


Stadium Manager - Steve Brown

Facilities Manager - Michelle Bowdery

Estates assistants - William Kinson and Richard Leighton 

Head of Community - Tom Sherratt

Community Manager - Will Turner

Operations Manager- Tana Owen

Foundation Administrator  - Katie Thacker

Football Development Officer - Kyle Adams

Inclusion Officer - Sarah Minshall

Football Development Coordinator - Tom Farr

School Sports Coordinator - Luke Sinclair

School Sports Coordinator - Matt Hill 

Community Project Coordinator - Sadie Haynes

Community Project Coordinator - Steve Cato

Foundation Coaches - Lewis Beeston, Jake Mountford, CJ Rowley, Chloe Hicks, Olivia Brookes, Drew Miller, Jake Smith, Aiden Nixon, Charlie Cooper, Ellie Walchester

Ticket News

Important change to iFollow for Season Ticket Holders

29 October 2020

To date this season a promotional code has been emailed out to Season Ticket holders, granting free of charge access to the live stream for home league games.

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Port Vale Football Club is proud to host the DougieMac Annual Bike Ride

26 April 2018

Calling all Valiants! Port Vale Football Club is proud to host the DougieMac Annual Bike Ride on Sunday 20th May.

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Club News

Bookings being taken for a second coach to Cambridge

27 April 2018

Bookings are now being taken for a second coach for our final away game of the season against Cambridge United.

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Father's Day 2018

13 April 2018

Come and join us here at Vale Park for Father's Day 2018!

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