ECFA Committee

The ECFA Committee is one of four advisory groups to the AoC Sport Board.

The membership of the committee includes:


  • An elected chairperson from the college sector
  • Up to six non-executive members from the college sector
  • Up to two independent non-executive members, including representation from The Football Association.
  • Three executive members: the Managing Director, the National Football Development Manager and the Competitions Manager of AoC Sport


In addition, the committee is supported by The Football Development Administrator at AoC Sport as an observer.


ECFA Committee Meeting Dates 2016-17             

Meeting 1: Wednesday 14 September 2016 at Walsall College

Meeting 2: Monday 5 December 2016 at St George’s Park

Meeting 3: Tuesday 21 March 2017 at SGS College (Stroud Campus)

Meeting 4: Tuesday 13 June 2017 at St George’s Park


The ECFA Committee Members

Andrew Comyn – Vice Principal, Dudley College

Kevin Hamblin  (Chair) – Principal, South Gloucestershire & Stroud College

James Earl – Director of Sport, Bishop Burton College

Jason Gunningham – Vice Principal, Bridgwater and Taunton College

Julie Mills (Vice Chair) – Principal, Milton Keynes College

Micky Riddell – Curriculum Leader, Joseph Chamberlain College

Oliver Selfe – The Football Association

Marcus Kingwell – Managing Director, AoC Sport

Lauren O’Sullivan – National Football Development Manager, AoC Sport

Andy Perlejewski – Competitions Manager, AoC Sport

Steve Settle – Salford City College