Glen Stidolph appointed Executive Director

Glen Stidolph appointed Executive Director

South Shields Football Club is excited to announce the appointment of Glen Stidolph as Executive Director, with a remit of the commercial development and growth of the Mariners.

The appointment is the latest step on the club’s compelling journey and pledge to achieve more success on and off the pitch.

South Shields-born Stidolph’s role will be to ensure that commercial partners and supporters are more integral to the club’s journey than ever before.

He will arrive in South Shields on March 9th to join the leadership team, and will have responsibilities across all commercial pillars of the club.

He brings a reputation of forging close and real partnerships with the business and commercial community, demonstrating an ability to deliver and secure long-term sustainable growth. His experience includes commercialisation of international sports properties and assets, team leadership, client/customer relations, branding and identity.

Stidolph said: “After conversations with the chairman, it was clear that the opportunity to work at South Shields FC was incredibly exciting but also remarkably poignant for a local lad and fan such as myself.

“The club has real ambitions to grow both within the region and into new markets, and this was the right moment to join the business and come home.”

South Shields FC chairman Geoff Thompson said: “I’m delighted to welcome Glen to the team.

“He brings immense experience and expertise and will be an integral part of our executive team. He is a proven and respected operator who knows the inner workings of the club and area.

“We look forward to working with him to drive the club forward in every vital aspect of South Shields FC.”