Governance

The Trust was established as a charitable company in July 2013.

Charity registration number:        1153593

Company registration number:    08594792

Trustees 2016/17

  • Greg Taylor (Chair)

Greg was one of the founders of the District Schools’ FA set up and of the Trust. A former Bristol Rovers player, Greg is a keen football enthusiast, although his taste in teams is questionable (he is an avid Manchester United fan). Greg is now Headteacher at King Edward’s Primary School.

  • Tim Curtis 

Tim wears many hats and has been involved with the BWB03 arm of the charity, and its predecessor (Bath Primary Schools FA) for many years. Chairman of Chilcompton Sports, he also runs their senior team, and has been our chair of trustees for two years now. He is also Chair of Governors at St Vigor and St John in Chilcompton.

  • Ted O Leary

Ted is Head of House and Maths teacher at St Laurence School in Bradford on Avon. Having been involved with Larkhall Athletic with his son Max, Ted became involved with the trust when Max was selected for the District team as a 9 year old. Max played for three years and is now playing in goal for Bristol City’s Youth team

  • Tim Kirk

Together with Greg, Tim founded the District team and has remained within the system since. Taking care of most operations, Tim also coaches across the age groups using his experience gained from the teaching profession as well as from within the professional football world at club and governance level.

  • Shane Kiely (Safeguarding Officer)

Shane is a coach and safeguarding officer for the trust. His work involves teaching PE to a cluster of primary schools in the Bradford on Avon region, and he is also a qualified gymnastics coach.

  • Ray Li

Ray is a restaurateur and former chairman of Bath City Youth. His skills in the kitchen and on the coaching field have been invaluable over the years, and he now spends his time juggling his son’s blossoming golf career, with running a business and helping the Trust.

  •  Kevin Okell

Kevin is a local entrepreneur and is a Director at Altus, the Trust’s main sponsor at present. Kevin became involved with the trust when his son, James, aged 10 was asked to join the District squad. Since then Kevin has accompanied teams to Germany and Spain to help with their progress.

  • Richard Smale

Richard is an NHS programme director, and Chair of Keynsham Town Football Club

  • Pete Evans

Pete is now a company director who has also worked at Millfield School in Street for many years.

  • Jane Scadding
  • David Burston

Dave is based at Wellsway School where he is heads up the B&NES School Sport Partnership, working with schools in the local area.