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Board and Staff

Meet the Team

Nichola Trigg - Chief Executive

Nichola is the Association’s Chief Executive having joined us in 2012. A chartered accountant by profession, Nichola has an extensive commercial and financial background, spanning over 20 years. She is also an active referee and a member of Kidderminster Referees' Association. Nichola is a Director of the WFA and WFA Sports Facilities Ltd.

T: 01905 827137 

Julie Lymer - Office Manager

Julie is our longest-serving member of staff, having joined us in 2002. She has an extensive background in administration. There is very little that Julie doesn’t know about the Association and the administration procedures for grassroots football. This makes Julie the first port of call for all club and league administration enquiries, including affiliation and sanctioning.

T: 01905 827137 ext. 203

Martin Collier - Football Development Manager

Martin joined the team in the Spring of 2013 as a Football Development Manager. He was promoted to the role of Senior Football Development Officer in October 2015 and then Football Development Manager in July 2017. He has a wide-ranging brief with responsibilities that include: facility development, working with our coaching providers, sports partnerships, and local authorities. Martin hails from the South-West and is an avid Exeter City supporter.

T: 01905 827137 ext. 206

Ollie Williams - Referee Development Manager

Ollie joined the Association in the Spring of 2013 as a Football Development Officer. He was promoted to the role of Referee Development Manager in July 2017. Ollie oversees the recruitment and retention of the Association’s referee workforce, the Centre of Refereeing Excellence, and is a tutor for our referee courses and workshops. Ollie is currently a Level 3 Contributory League referee and a Football League assistant referee.

T: 01905 827137 ext. 208

Ravel Cheosiaua - Discipline & Administration Officer

Ravel re-joined the County FA in October 2018 as Administration Officer. Day-to-day, Ravel oversees all discipline and administration queries including: yellow cards, red cards, and misconduct cases. He also works to educate and appoint Discipline Commission members to consider cases. Away from the office, Ravel is a Football League assistant referee and also coordinates match observers for Level 4 referees in the West Midlands pool. 


T: 01905 827137 ext. 202

Anna-Maria Konstantinides - Safeguarding & Investigations Manager

Anna joined the team in January 2011 as our County Welfare Officer. Her vital role monitors, evaluates, and deals with safeguarding issues across all levels of football in Worcestershire. Anna provides the link to our League Welfare Officers and is always on hand to help and advise. She also leads on investigations regarding disciplinary and discrimination matters.

T: 01905 827137 ext. 214

Jodie Williams - Football Development Officer (Women's & Girls') 

Jodie is responsible for developing women's and girls' football within the county. Part of Jodie’s remit also focuses on our Young Leadership programme, including overseeing the Worcestershire FA Youth Council and Football Futures. Jodie supports Everton.

T: 01905 827137 ext. 215

Ben Langworthy - Football Development Officer (Adult Male, Disability, & Inclusion)

Ben is responsible for developing disability football. Part of Ben’s remit focuses on making football more inclusive for all, including BAME participants and overseeing the Inclusion Advisory Group. Ben is also responsible for adult male football development including veterans and walking football. Ben is from Gloucester and supports Aston Villa.

T: 01905 827137 ext. 210

Jacquie Owers - Administration Lead Officer (Development)

Jacquie started work at the Association in January 2011 and quickly established herself as a key member of our team. Her role encompasses a wide variety of tasks. She is the focal point for administration of the Development Team. She leads on Charter Standard accreditation, which is a vital part of the continued development of both club and individual standards, and also oversees the coach/referee education programme.

T: 01905 827137 ext. 205

Grace Barr - Administrator

Grace joined the Association in July 2017. She supports the discipline, referees, and governance administration across the office, as well as assisting the Development Team with pre-course requirements.

T: 01905 827137 ext. 202

Lynne Williams - Development Administrator

Lynne joined us in 2012 and is the coach/referee course administrator. She is responsible for the coordination of the many FA Coaching courses that are available and she provides the vital link between the course tutors and applicants. Lynne also sources and co-ordinates the venues for the courses that are available.

T: 01905 827137 ext. 209

Helen Plumley - Youth League Referee Appointments Officer

Helen is home-based and her primary function is to appoint match officials to youth football matches for Worcestershire FA affiliated youth leagues. Helen has a range of experience in referee administration, having previously been an appointments officer for a large youth league. The experience that Helen brings to the team, having worked with referees on this basis for a number of years, is second to none.

T: 07769 994984

Sam Langston - Social Media & Digital Marketing Officer

Sam attends the University of Bath and is a third year Sport and Social Sciences student. He joined the team on an eight month placement in October 2018 and is responsible for the majority of our online output. This includes producing content for our social media and website platforms. Sam follows Aston Villa.

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