Gavin Laidlaw Chairman

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For the last 12 years i have been involved with Lymm Rovers when my son started at the age of 7. Being a Lymm lad it does seem weird at times coaching kids on pitches at the High School where I used to play myself!

The ethos of our club is learning to play football in a safe and fun environment. We have worked hard to achieve our community status award from the FA.

We are the preferred partner, if you will, of the High School. The club works with them to provide coaching and leadership pathways for students. As well as this we have worked in tandem to try to improve facilities for the community.

At our core is to provide professional coaches with a minimum level 2 awards.

Our growing girls (and mums section) is something we are proud of.

When I am not helping with Club affairs you will find me fishing, playing golf or looking after patients at the local Dentist.


Carla Parler General Manager/ Secretary

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I Have Been with Lymm Rovers since 2013, where I Joined the Club as an aid to Develop the Girls Section. Through a few Crazy ideas, Belief, and An Amazing team of Volunteers, the Club has become the go to Place for the Female Game, Alongside the Amazing established Male Section.

I Fully Back Lymm Rovers Jfc Beliefs and Ethos, That allows Children and Adults the Opportunity to Play The beautiful Game, With Smiles, Fun and Development. We Strive to ensure the Children create Memories that they can live to tell their Families in Years to Come.

In My Spare time I am a Senior County Referee, Mentor and Spending time with My Four Boys, all Who Pull On the Lymm Rovers Badge at the weekend for their Respective teams.

For my Sins I am a Leeds Utd Fan.


Alexandra Rosa-Davison Financial Officer

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I have been the financial officer since the beginning of the 2017 season and since that point have moved the club forward we now have the capability to complete online payments and continuing from that helping develop the new website which should make interaction with the club more streamlined for players, manager and parents.

First and foremost I am the parent of two children who have both played at the club for the last few years and have thrived off the coaching and the club ethos and it has been a pleasure to watch them grow and progress.

This is a voluntary role for me and when not focussing on Lymm Rovers I am focussing on my day job as a Programme Manager managing large and quite often complex projects for a large telecommunications company.


Andy Hodgkinson Welfare Officer

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I have a background in education, serving as a primary school executive headteacher and more recently chair of the East Cheshire Association of Primary Headteachers.

I currently sit on the Local Safeguarding Children Board for Cheshire East. I am manager of the U18 Lymm Bandits team and a passionate West Brom fan.


Stuart Liston Welfare Officer

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The welfare of all Participants in Football Is always at the forefront of My Mind, and Something I am Passionate about. I hold certificates in Child Safety and Welfare, Safeguarding Children and Club Welfare officer Workshop.

I joined Lymm Rovers in 2016, After witnessing the Amazing Attitude and Passion the Club Strives to Show throughout its Players, Coaches and Spectators. The Club Ethos Follows the FA DNA, Exactly as every Grassroots club Should.

As I am no longer a Spring Chicken, I leave the Playing the Beautiful Game to the Younger Generation, However I furthered my Involvement by qualifying as a Match Official and being Promoted to Senior County Referee FA LEVEL 5. I now Officiate all over the World in Numerous Competitions.


Neil Simmons School Liason Officer

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I Have been with Lymm Rovers for over 10 Years, Managing My Sons team from u7 Through To Youth Age, Where they Became Premier League Runners up and County FA Runners Up. My Youngest daughter Played for Numerous years within the Hugely successful Girls Section, Enjoying every Moment.

The Club Ethos Is exactly as any Grassroots club Should be, Providing Safe, Fun and Inclusive Environments.

On a Daily Basis I Run Reports of Up Coming Matches, Pitch Clashes, and Communicate with the High school. I inspect all Pitches on lead up to Matches to ensure that our Games can be Played in a Safe Environment.


Emma Ayrton Development Officer, UEFA B Coach


I am a maths teacher and Manchester Utd supporter. My hobbies are playing football and going to see live country music.

I have a BA Hons degree in sport development and PE and in coaching have a UEFA B License.

Lymm is awesome as we want all players to play be creative on the ball and develop but always have fun doing it.


Mike Dore Development Officer, UEFA B Coach


Work at Lymm High School and part time casual coach at Altrincham FC. Support Man U and Bournemouth. Only have one hobby and that’s football. Love watching and playing the game. Am a fully licensed FA coach.

I believe what sets Lymm Rovers apart from the rest is their commitment to the community to provide everyone the opportunity to participate in a fun, safe and appropriate environment in a fully inclusive manner.