First Team Manager
Achieved several successful playing seasons with the likes of Basingstoke Town, Salisbury FC, Dorchester Town, Gosport Borough and Poole Town. After achieving promotion with Poole Town Glenn’s playing career was brought to an abrupt end due to a serious knee injury. This allowed Glenn’s focus to be channelled towards being part of Poole Town’s coaching setup before embarking on Blackfield and Langley’s meteoric rise from the Wessex League to the Southern Premier league that included several cup finals.
First Team Assistant Manager
James played as a schoolboy for AFC Bournemouth, then for various non-league sides including Poole Town, Lymington and New Milton. James then became player coach at Bournemouth Poppies towards the end of his playing career, and then became first team manager the following season. Following success there James became Assistant Manager at Poole Town where he helped them to win the Southern League and Southern Premier. This is where his associate and friendship with Glenn began as he was a player there at the time. Glenn approached James to help him at Blackfield as his assistant where the pair went on to win the Wessex League in their first season at the club which was then followed that by winning the Southern League the following season and taking Blackfield & Langley to the Southern Premier. Following this James then made the move to AFC Totton.
First Team Coach
Dan played as a schoolboy for AFC Bournemouth, before moving to Crawley Town. He spent 4 years playing in the USA for Stetson University and the Central Florida Kraze, before returning to the UK where he played locally for Moneyfields, Bognor, Petersfield, Horsham and most recently, Horndean.
This is Dan's first coaching role in senior football, after leading both the Portsmouth College and Portsmouth University football programmes for the last 4 years.
Player Goalkeeping Coach
Former first team goalkeeper ay Chichester City FC in the Isthmian South East League and part of the FA Cup coaching team that got to the 2nd round proper in the 2019/20 season. Former first team goalkeeper coach at Gosport Borough FC in the Southern Premier Football League. Former first team goalkeeper coach at Bosham FC and Former Head of Goalkeeping at Hampshire FA Girls Centre of Excellence. Former first team Manger at AFC Petersfield in the Hampshire League and Reserves team Manager at Clanfield FC in the Hampshire League.
Playing experience includes a 4-year contract with AFC Bournemouth in goal and played in goal for Sydenham’s Wessex Teams including AFC Porchester, Horndean, United Services and Petersfield Town.
Andy has been part of Glenn’s management team for the last five seasons whilst at Blackfield and Langley and is a Diploma qualified soft tissue remedial therapist. Andy comes from a junior football and basketball coaching background with 16 years of experience coaching in the local area. A keen competitive cyclist in time trials, Andy recently represented GB at the Amateur World Championships in France.