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Tony Keating

Tony Keating - Chairman

Tony is one of the key driving forces behind the structure of the club and its roots in the community. He is a multi-sports enthusiast in addition to football. Amongst other things he is chairman of a Manx Gaelic Football Club and is also heavily involved in rowing.

His role is to ensure a high level of governance and integrity is maintained throughout the Club and its Teams as they fulfil their objectives.


Paul Jones - Sports

Paul is proud that during his career he has been able to work in a variety of roles within professional sport initially as a player, then as a coach, advisor and department manager.

He has a strong record of creating innovative and sustainable talent development environments in sport and has learnt much from his experiences of working alongside some or the best in the world within their sport and area of expertise.

The Sporting Club concept is one which Paul has long admired and his role is to ensure the club and teams it owns follow and create best practice in all areas associated with sport development and performance.


Ty Smith

Ty Smith - Partnerships

Ty has a great deal of professional experience in strategic and leadership roles within the e-gaming industry having worked with a diverse portfolio of international organisations such as FIFA, the International Olympic Committee and the International Forum for Sports Integrity.

His role is to help deliver the vision of the Club and its Teams by shaping and implementing a strategic framework which ensures the entity, its strategic partners and the greater island community benefit at every conceivable touchpoint.


Raj Nandha

Rajan Nandha - Funding

Raj has been heavily involved in the island’s community across business, education and sports. He brings a great deal of professional experience and skills to this project with his passion for team sports, in particular football, hockey and rugby, and their operations on and off the field.

His role is to help maintain the financial stability, sustainability and efficiency of the Club and its Teams by providing professional knowledge on business, accounting and taxation processes to ensure the entities fulfil their objectives.


Gill Crennell

Gill Crennell - Legal

Gill is a keen sportsperson and has been fortunate enough to compete in Triathlons at both Island Games and GB Age Group level. Gill has recently joined the Sporting Club group and brings with her over 20 years’ of legal experience as an English solicitor and Manx advocate.

She is also a GDPR practitioner and provides guidance on data protection and legal issues to the Club and underlying Teams.


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