Meet the Team

Damon Parkinson
Head of Operations & Business Development
Danny Howarth
Head of Community

Danny works with Gainsborough Trinity Foundation as Head of Community. He has 10 years coaching experience along with 8 years working within education. Danny has obtained his UEFA B Licence and Youth Awards in Football, and also works in the Foundation Phase at Lincoln City Academy. 

Brad Wright
PLPS Coordinator

Brad works with Gainsborough Trinity Foundation as the PLPS Coordinator and a football development officer.

Brad has been a part of the foundation almost since it began and is a local lad. He worked in grassroots football in Gainsborough for a number of years.

Brad has been accepted onto his UEFA B course and works as a first team coach with Lincoln City Women FC.

George Housham
Apprentice Coach

George has joined the foundation on a full time basis to complete an apprenticeship. He will be working across all areas of the foundation. He is a local lad and has played grassroots football in Gainsborough while growing up.

George has his level 1 coaching qualification and was recently coaching with Lincoln United FC first team. He is now a first team coach with the Gainsborough Trinity FC Reserves.

David Ede
Development Centre Coach

David works with Gainsborough Trinity Foundation as a part time coach at our Trinity Youth System on Tuesday evenings.

David is a local coach who works at West Burton power station and has been coaching at Scotter Juniors for 4 years. He has obtained his UEFA B and youth module 3 certificates in coaching.

David is passionate about youth football coaching and enjoys coaching young players.

Donna Cook
Community Coach

Donna has always been a massive supporter of Gainsborough Trinity Foundation and she now works with us as a part time coach.

Donna mainly coaches our disability youth team on a Saturday. But she is a qualified referee as well and is completing her FA Level 2 qualification.

Donna has previously played for the Gainsborough Trinity Ladies team and occasionally she helps to deliver on our holiday clubs.