Match Day Staff


Dave King – Manager

Appointed in May 2016: The ex Stourbridge FC Youth Team Manager has an impressive record leading his former youngsters to four league titles, seven county cups and one league cup and completed the treble three times and he has also seen a number of his players go into professional football. Before that he led Lye Town to the West Midland Regional League Premiership title.

Sponsored by : David Evans


Kieran Bustin – Assistant Manager

Joined in May 2017: Kieran has helped Dave on an unofficial level for all of the 2016-2017 season. At present he is also the Stourbridge FC Youth Team manager stepping up to succeed Dave King, when he left to become first team manager at Tividale. Kieran has been a part Stourbridge’s junior set-up for years and previously anaged the under-18’s Sunday side in the Stourbridge and District Youth League.

Sponsored by : David Evans



Ian Postle – First Team Coach

Joined in November 2016: Completing his Uefa B Coach previously worked at Academy De Skilz were they produced players who went on to win professional contracts. Studier of football playing sides while completing his FA level 2 badge.

Sponsored by : Lynne Payne



Steve Barrow – First Team coach

Joined in May 2018. Former Sporting Khalsa Women’s Manager, Brocton FC’s U21’s manager and Wellington Amateurs manager

Steve is a UEFA B Licence accredited coach and has coached at all levels of non league football up to step 4.

Sponsored by : Lisa Madden


Antony Harker – Goalkeeping Coach

Joined in May 2017: Antony is a Level 2 Goalkeeping Coach. Also Goalkeeping coach at Stourbridge were he works with assistant manager Keiron Bustin.

Sponsored by : Tracey Bustin


John Cotton – Physio

Tividale legend. Worked under numerous managers and coaches over the years, and remains Tivi through and through. Still an integral member of the Dale backroom team.

Sponsored by : Compass Fostering


Niall Clarke – Assistant Physio

Came in at the end of the 2017-2018 season as help for Cott on training nights as this was the best time to treat injuries. Committed himself to the 2018-2019 season and now an invaluable part of the Boot room

Sponsored by : Dave King


Roger Baggott – Dressing Room Manager

If your question is about kit or the dressing room, then Roger is the man! ‘Rog’ has been at The Beeches for many years and there’s nobody more organised in his specific role.

Sponsored by : Soccerkings


Mick Preston – Match Day Secretary

Our matchday administration expert. Mick is also a committee member of Tividale Football & Social Club. Aside from his role at Dale, Mick is also manager of a local Sunday Women’s team.