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The Board

Chairman: Stefan Rupp

Chief Executive Officer: Ryan Sparks

Director and Company Secretary: Alan Biggin FCA


Honorary Vice President: Mark Lawn


On The Field

Manager: Graham Alexander

Assistant Manager: Chris Lucketti

Head of Football Operations: David Sharpe

Head of Recruitment: Stephen Gent

First-Team Coach/Loans Manager: Mark Trueman

Goalkeeping Coach: Colin Doyle

Head Physiotherapist: Dayle Avison

First-Team Therapist: Nick Akerman

Performance Analyst: Scott Dyer

Kit Manager: Dom Lister

Regional Scout (Midlands): Stan Martin

Club Doctor: Dr. Andrew Smith

Club Chiropodist: Russell Kenningham

First-Team Catering Assistant: Leanne Higgs

Head of Academy: Mark Litherland

Academy Head of Coaching: Ryan Farrell

Lead Professional Development Phase Coach: Neil Redfearn

Head of Foundation Phase Coaching and Recruitment: Alan Nevison

Lead Youth Development Phase Coach: Tom Butcher

Academy Physiotherapist: Joe Gannon

Academy Head of Analysis: Jamie Wolstenholme

Academy Administrator and Safeguarding Officer: Lee-Ann Brewer

Academy Head of Player Care and Psychology: Tom Calvert


Behind The Scenes

Director of Operations and Senior Safeguarding Officer: Paula Watson

Chief Commercial Officer: Davide Longo

Club Secretary: Mark Harrison

Director of Ticketing and Supporter Services: Marco Townson

Finance Director: Robin Knight

Head of Marketing: Brett Cullen

Head Groundsman: Mick Doyle

Head of Maintenance: Mark Tingle

Commercial Manager: Michael Shackleton

Media Manager: Lewis Redmond

Ticket Office Manager: Mick Lamb

Administration Manager: Shaneque Rowe

Partnerships Manager: Daisy Urruty

Digital Content Manager: Sam Pearce

Ticketing and Direct Debit Executive: Dean Lamb

Safety Officer: Jonathan Heaton

Finance Assistant: Amy Leach

Digital Content Creator: Ashley Edwards

Commercial Executive: Mick Russell

Cleaning Supervisor: Janice Cooper

Assistant Groundsman: Damien Doyle

Maintenance Assistant: Andrew Johnson

Maintenance Assistant: Terry Parkinson

Maintenance Assistant: Charles Palmer

Laundry and Cleaning Assistant: Karen Marshall

Cleaning Assistant: Juliet Musa

Deputy Safety Officer: Chris Cusick

Club Photographer: Thomas Gadd

Stadium Announcer: Darren Harper

Community Foundation CEO: Ian Ormondroyd

Supporter and Disability Liaison Officer: Marco Townson

Club Chaplain: Oliver Evans


Associate Directors

Graham Jones

James Lockwood

Steve Longbottom

Dennis Matthewman

Jean Matthewman

Lena Owen

Roger Owen


Honorary Associate Directors

Mike Smith



Bradford City Football Club Limited is owned by ER SPORTSGROUP GmbH, which is 100% owned by Stefan Rupp.

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