COMMITTEE

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President

Dave Collins

Originally Dave came on board with AFC in 2002 when his company Roofmaster became a sponsor. He got the AFC bug and became a youth manager and is the clubs current Under 18 Floodlit manager. Dave was elected Vice President role in 2008 then onto President in 2017.

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Vice President

Sally Collins

Sally had a massive input in driving the female section forward in 2011 & managed teams for quite a few seasons. Co-owner of sponsors Roofmaster she was elected Vice President in 2017. Along with husband Dave, all three of their children have played for AFC.

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Chairman

Simon Bullard

Simon joined the club in 1991 as a player and was the clubs first ever Chairman in 1994 & still holds that position to this day. His company IAF Services have supported the club in sponsorship since then of which the club are incredibly grateful. He has overseen many changes within the club over the years and his most satisfying period is when the 1st team won the Spartan South Midlands Premier Division & gained promotion to the Southern League.

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Vice Chairman

Adam Hersey

Local lad Adam, was educated at Manshead Upper School, a one time stomping ground of the ODs. A non league enthusiast who joined the club in summer 2020 as Vice Chairman. He is looking to help drive the club forward with the rest of the committee.

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Treasurer

Richard Church

Richard is St. Albans born and bred. Moved to Dunstable in the mid 80s. His association with AFC goes back to October 2006 when his son Joe started playing for the under 8s. He saw my first AFC first team match in March 2010 and began attending regularly 2 years later. Committee member since 2014 and became treasurer at start of 2020/2021 season. Enjoys every minute of his association with the club. Also a Chelsea FC season ticket holder.

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General Secretary

David Airey

David joined AFC in the summer of 2020, having started the secretary role handover from Craig Renfrew in January 2020. Before joining AFC he had been coaching at Ampthill Town, having moved to Bedfordshire in 2012. Prior to moving to Bedfordshire, he had served in the Royal Air Force as a Weapons Technician. Serving and decorated for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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YOUTH SECRETARY

Roy Covington

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DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL

Tony McCool

Tony joined the club in May 2021 following a years break away from any football during the pandemic. Tony has had 1st Team Scouting Roles with Charlton Athletic, MK Dons & Bradford City. He has had academy youth coaching & scouting roles with Norwich City, QPR, Fulham & Luton Town where in over a decade of service he carried out a number of football roles including working with the 1st team. He has many years coaching in youth grass roots and senior non league and has also managed our Creasy Park ground share neighbours Dunstable Town.

He works full-time in the technology industry and has over 20 years’ experience in sports related tech for sports science and analysis and has worked with over 40 professional football clubs, governing bodies & other sports.

Tony will be working with and supporting our football teams including 1st team, Dev Squad, U18s and Women’s team to create and deliver a whole club ethos and infrastructure that supports true development systems for young players, a pathway for defined success & consistent DNA for future sustainability.

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COMMITTEE MEMBER

Steve Cantellow

Steve has held a few positions within the club which include Treasurer, Reserve Team Manager & Kit Manager. In his time as a manager he won the Bedfordshire County League Reserve Cup in 2003-04.

He has been a Committee Member since 2019.

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COMMITTEE MEMBER

Nikki Lauder

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HONORARY LIFE MEMBER

Craig Renfrew

Craig joined the club in 1984 as a player joining from Pioneer Corinthians. In 1989 the Secretary at the time asked if he could be Secretary for a season. Craig kept that role for a further 30 years. He has taken on many roles at the OD’s/AFC which not only include his Secretarial roles but as Reserve Team Manager, 1st Team Manager, Treasurer, Social Secretary, Linesman, Referee & the list could go on. Craig decided to call it a day in 2020 having served the club for 36 years & being the Secretary of the club for all the trophies the club has won. After all his service he is now an AFC Dunstable Honorary Life Member.

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COMMITTEE MEMBER

Tony Barbato

Back in 2008 Tony brought a team to AFC at Under 9’s. He soon got involved with the club and became a Committee Member in the same year. He carried on being a very successful manager & when his time was up managing, he continued on the committee. He is the first port of call when supporters turn up to watch the 1st team as Tony can be found on the turnstile.

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WEBSITE & MERCHANDISE MANAGER

Ryan Powell

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COMMITTEE MEMBER

Carl Newbury

Carl became a Committee Member in 2011 but was associated with the club since 2006 when his son Sonny started playing for the club. He managed a youth Saturday team in 2012 & won every competition they entered.

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CLUB LIAISON OFFICER

David Lawlor

Joining the club in 2005 as the clubs Under 15 manager, Dave took on the Treasurer role in 2007. The following year he was elected as Vice Chairman and held those roles until 2020 when he retired. Dave’s invaluable business background has held the club in good stead over the years. Now taking a back seat, he took on the role as the clubs Liaison Officer.

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COMMITTEE MEMBER

Keith Hershey

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MEDIA OFFICER

Dave Moyle

SUB COMMITTEE’S

LEAGUE SECRETARIES

SOUTHERN LEAGUE

David Airey – email

Tel. 07736 352348

BYSL

Paul Keen – email

Tel. 07766 050011

SCYFL

Dave Collins – email

Tel. 07811 288284

SUBURBAN LEAGUE

Nikki Lauder – email

Tel. 07914 834857

ALL FEMALE (excl W Blues)

Sally Collins – email

Tel. 07711 377326

WEST HERTS

Roy Covington – email

Tel. 07837 986140

MKDDL

Ryan Powell – email

Tel. 07725 630191

CJS

Gary Lang – email

Tel. 07710 999472

CHILTERN YOUTH

Craig Green – email

Tel. 07864 050011

BEDS&HERTS WOMANS

Kelly Moss – email

Tel. 07761 354032

WELFARE OFFICERS

MAIN OFFICER

Sarah Lalo Roberts – email

Tel. 07914 478318

ASSISTANT

Tasha Newman – email

Tel.

WOMANS AND GIRLS COMMITTEE

Sally Collins – email

Kelly Moss – email

Tony Rawlinson – email

Michael Francis – email

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Roy Covington – email

Gavin Newman – email

Michael Francis – email

SOCIAL COMMITTEE

Paul Keen – email

Rob Saint – email

TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE

Roy Covington – email

Andrew Broughton – email

Andrew Roberts – email

Sarah Lalo Roberts – email

Rob Saint – email

PITCH BOOKING CO-ORDINATORS

11-A-Side

Roy Covington – email

9-A-Side

Gavin Newman – email

5 & 7-A-Side

Ryan Powell – email

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