Committee Members

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Des Wright - Chair

I have been part of the club for over 10 years when my eldest son starting playing at 7 years old. During this time my three children have also been members of the club and my two boys still play. I have been a volunteer coach during this time and have coached boys from age […]

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Leah Lister - Vice Chair

I joined the club in September 2016 in the role of Vice Chair.  My son plays for Lightning in the Boys under 16’s category.  He has been playing for several years now and so thought I would volunteer by helping out on the committee. I am a driving instructor and run a successful business in […]

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Murray Spiers - Treasurer

My connection with the club started 20 years ago when my eldest son started playing. Over the following 17 years all three of my children played football for the club, including my daughter who played in one of the early girls’ teams. For most of this period I was happy to watch from the sidelines […]

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Caroline Howland - Secretary

I became club secretary in August 2017. I wanted to support the club because I have seen first hand just how important playing for the club can be for children’s physical, social and emotional wellbeing. I am particularly proud to be part of a junior football club with such a focus on being inclusive and […]

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Zoe Martin - Child Welfare Officer

I was born in London, grew up in Kent and also lived in Essex for 15 years before moving up to Cockermouth in 2017. I had lived in Cockermouth for 5 years previously in the late 90’s and had always wanted to return here but it took 15 years until I eventually got back! I […]

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Paul Kitchin - Tarn Close Lead

I have been involved as a volunteer coach at Cockermouth Junior Football Club since my son started playing for the under 7’s in September 2017. In 2019, my daughter started playing for the girls under 10’s team, I will be coaching her team as she moves to the under 12’s in September. A lifelong football […]

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