Referee Development Team



In 2011, Manchester County FA introduced a new support structure for refereeing.

Led by Referee Development Officer Chris Kavanagh, MCFA’s Referee Development Team is an innovative approach that provides support, assistance and mentoring to the referees across the city.

Contact our RDT

Want to contact members of our RDT? Simply choose which area you want to ask about and click on the relevant name below.

Referee Development Officer: Chris Kavanagh

Academy Coordinators: Tom Parsons & Mike Sutcliffe  

Development Group Coordinator: Chris Bega 

Appointments Coordinator: 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