Meet the Team


Contact Us

Address: Unit 3, 7 Wenlock Road, London N1 7SL

Visit our HELPDESK to find answers to our frequently answered questions.

If your query cannot be answered, please submit a ticket or call us on 020 8122 0147.

For a full list of Safeguarding contacts, please click here.


Jason Kilby - Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Senior Safeguarding Lead

Jason Kilby

Supports: Tottenham Hotspur



Dy Sappleton - Designated Safeguarding Officer


Designated Safeguarding Officer

Dyahanne Sappleton

Supports: Barcelona

To support and manage the safeguarding work for the Amateur FA. 

dyahanne.sappleton@amateur-fa.com / 07904649876


Mel Armstrong - Football Services Manager


Football Services Manager
& Deputy CEO

Deputy Senior Safeguarding Lead

Mel Armstrong

Supports: Liverpool

Role: Manages the Discipline, Membership, County Cups, and Customer Services functions of the Amateur FA.
          Deputises for the CEO.


Rob King - Football Services Assistant

Football Services Assistant

Rob King

Supports: Leyton Orient

Role: Assists with Discipline, Membership and County Cups.


James Tierney - Football Development Manager


Football Development Manager
Deputy Senior Safeguarding Lead

James Tierney

Supports: Aston Villa

Role: Manages the Development team as we look to increase participation across football and
improve the experience of our members.



Samantha Brown - Football Development Officer

Football Development Officer
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer

Samantha Brown

Supports: Manchester United

Role: To provide support on facility and investment, and develop member clubs.


Daryl Ann - Referee Development Officer

Referee Development Officer

Daryl Ann

Supports: Millwall 

Role: Responsible for the recruitment, training, development and retainment of match officials. 


John Monk - Finance Officer


Finance Officer

John Monk

Supports: Tottenham Hotspur