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Capital Football’s organisational structure is aligned with the pillars outlined in the 2016-2019 Strategic Plan.
The Capital Football Programs & Services guide is designed to help the community better understand how Capital Football is structured, the areas in which we source and invest revenue, and the opportunities available to clubs, players, coaches and referees.

Governance Department


Chris Gardiner

Chief Executive Officer

Commercial Department

Tejas Sapate

Manager - Digital & Member Services

Clare Pyc

Event Manager

Russ Gibbs

Manager, Communications & Commentary

Deonye Fyfe

Digital Services Coordinator

Declan Smith

Media & Digital Media Content Creator

Participation Department

Adam Powers

Referee Administration Manager

Brandon Stroud

Football Services Officer (Inclusion)

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Mark Hester

Referee Development Manager

Cristina Esposito

Senior Football Services Officer – Competitions

Mark Barnes

Head of Participation & Game Development

Andrew Stirton

Football Services Officer (Competitions)

Nicholas Martiniello

Football Services Officer (Competitions)

Akshay Shah

Weekend Competitions Coordinator

Alison Hurd

Walking Football Coordinator

Phil Van Dissel

Facilities Coordinator

Performance Department

Phil Booth

Technical Director

Kelly Stirton

Assistant Technical Director - Women and Girl Programs

Ali Efe

Assistant Technical Director - Men and Boys Programs/Coach Education

Lauren Raftery

Performance Programs Manager

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