Coaching Staff

Paul McGuire – Chairman/Manager

A former professional player with Morecambe FC, injury forced him to retire early and allow him to focus on his coaching career. Paul has managed Radcliffe Borough FC, Stalybridge Celtic FC Reserves and has been involved with a host of football programmes across the northwest. Paul also managed Macclesfield Town in the FA Youth Cup and is currently the Chairman and Manager of Manchester Central.

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Kyle Lord – Secretary/Assistant Manager

Kyle first started out at Central as a goalkeeper coach but also helped out at training and other match day duties. When Jonathan Davies left the football club the opportunity arised for Kyle to step up and become Assistant Manager. At the start of the 2017/18 season Kyle also took over the role of Secretary of the club which sees Kyle look after the admin side of the football club on a day to day basis

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Chris Tomkinson

Chris Tomkinson  – Goalkeeping Coach

‘Tommo’ works with our goalkeepers at training and helps them prepare properly on matchdays. Chris is a Stoke City fan and has helped Manchester Central since its redevolpment back in 2015. 

Jaimie Nevitt  – Coach

Jaimie Is a 2nd year student at UCFB studying Football Coaching and Management. He first got involved with central just over a year ago by helping out at training and on match days. He now assists with match day duties. 

Media Staff

Media Team

Joshua Hawkes – Media Manager

Josh is responsible for the running on the website and all the filming and editing of the Central games. He also arranges for students from local universities to come down and take photos and help the media team on match days!

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David Clarke

David Clarke  – Head Photographer

David is our head photographer at Central and has been at the club for a year. He over looks all new students coming to the media team. He is currently a 3rd year student at the University of Salford studying Journalism and Spanish.

Craig Barratt

Craig Barrett – Photographer

Craig is a graduate of the University of Salford, joining in 2017, during his final year of study he is one of our club photographers who documents or games home and away

Matt Roberts

Matthew Roberts – Journalist

Matt is a second year journalism student at the University of Salford aiming to get increasingly involved with Manchester Central over the coming months. A keen football fan, Matt’s past working experiences include guest match commentary with National League North side Salford City and writing for his personal football blog Raumdeuter.

Taran Dhamrait – Journalist

Taran is studying broadcast journalism at the University of Salford and is currently in his first year. Taran wants to get involved and help with the media side of things at Manchester Central and also gain invaluable experience. He has written for online publications in particular for Wolverhampton Wanderers who he supports and also has experience in radio.