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 : Stuart Dorrance


Paul Rawlins – Assistant Manager

Joined in May 2017: Paul is an experienced FA qualified coach and has been involved in coaching and managing youth football for over 8  years with clubs including Gornal Colts, Stourbridge FC and Withymoor Colts  in the SDYFL, JPL and MJPL.

More recently Paul has moved across to adult  football, managing Withymoor FC to runners up in the Kidderminster League  Div 4 last season in their first season together.

Sponsored by : Dee Clewer


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



Justin Brookes – Goalkeeping Coach

Joined in May 2017: Justin is a UEFA B Outfield Coach and a Level 2 Goalkeeping Coach. Has Youth modules 1,2 & 3 and Futsal level 2. He played for Halesowen Town, Gornal Athletic and was a member of the Kidderminster harriers scholarship squad

Sponsored by : Alma & Keith Brookes


Kieran Bustin – Assistant Coach

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.


John Cotton

John Cotton – Physio

John Cotton: 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 : John Robinson


Roger Baggott – Dressing Room Manager

Roger Baggott: 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.


Mick Preston – Match Day Secretary

Mick Preston: 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.