In 2011, Manchester County FA introduced a new support structure for refereeing.
Led by Referee Development Manager David Coote, MCFA’s Referee Development Team is an innovative approach that provides support, assistance and mentoring to the referees across the city.
The main points of contact for the Referee Development Team are as follows:
Referee Development Manager - David Coote
Communications Officer - Alex Rowen
Academy Co-ordinator – Chris Kavanagh
Appointments Co-ordinator – Richard Cooper
Assessor Co-ordinator – John Martin
Basic Referee Course Co-ordinator – Brian Reilly
Coach Co-ordinator – Eddie Evans
Discipline Co-ordinator – Andy Philbin
Education & Development Co-ordinator – Dave Addison
Next Step Co-ordinator - Chris Dyson