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, player registration, county cups, 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 Officer. 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: managing the Development team, facility development, lead on Futsal, working with our coaching providers, supporting our Coach Mentors and working with 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
Worcestershire FA and Herefordshire fA
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 and, as of September 2020, also leads Referee Services in Herefordshire. 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. Away from the office, Ollie is an active assistant referee on the English Football League (EFL).
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 investigations and
administration queries including: yellow cards, red cards, and misconduct cases as well as supporting Anna with Discrimination cases. He also
works to educate and appoint Discipline Commission members to consider cases.
Outside of work, Ravel is an active assistant referee on the English Football League (EFL).
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 supports 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
Lynne Williams - Administrator
Lynne joined us in 2012 and works across both our Development and Governance teams as an administrator. She is responsible for the coordination of courses and workshops that are available and provides support to the learners. Lynne also sources and co-ordinates the venues for the courses that are available as well as supporting planning and delivery of County Cups.
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.
M: 07769 994984
Paul Loader - Claines Lane Co-ordinator
Paul oversees our headquarters at Claines Lane, including groundsperson duties for the grass and 3G pitches. He has been a volunteer in local grassroots football for a number of years and is a keen supporter of Aston Villa FC.
T: 01905 827137 ext 204
T: 01905 827137
Staff & Property Director
Eric Birch (Independent)
Health & Safety Director
T: 01905 827137