Name: Matt Webster
Profession: Company Director
Position(s) Held for the Club: Coach and Chairman
Length of Time in Position: Coaching at Thurlby for 12 years
What do you enjoy most / least about the role you play for the club? Child development and seeing new
friendship groups formed. Least – aggressive behaviour
Coaching Qualification(s): Level 1
Why did you join Thurlby Tigers FC? My son had in interest and I was cajoled into coaching by one of the club founders
How long have you been associated to and volunteering for the club? 13 years
What is your favourite Tigers memory? Seeing a child with learning difficulties who played for my team score a wonder goal and his celebration afterwards…priceless.
What Professional Team do you Support? Leicester City
Who did / do you play football for? Mostly Kings Cliffe
Biggest game you've ever played in or coached? Played- County final
Coaching or Playing? And Why? – play as long as you can because you will miss it when you stop, coaching is a close second and very worthwhile.
Who is/was your footballing hero? Gary Lineker
What three things would you take on a desert island and why? Soap - need to keep clean, a mirror – not for vanity, when ready to leave it makes a good reflector for passing boats, box of matches- nothing like a good camp fire.