BUFC Committee Members

Hayley Buckley



Education and training:

10 GCSEs, NVQ level 2 & 3 business administration, ECDL, manual handing, VDU assesor and First Aid at work.

Employment and interest:

I currently work as a SAP Service Coordinator at a large Engineering Consultancy in Billingham, where I have worked since leaving school. My son has been a part of this club since it was founded by Chris Simpson in 2012, my husband is a team coach, this club has been a part of my families' life for 4 years. 

I am proud to be Club Chairman and am excited for what the future holds for Billingham United FC.

Proudest moment:

Seeing my son captain his team for the 2015/16 season.

Carlos Dos Santos


Vice Chair/Development Manager


Natalie Gosney

Education and Training

11 GCSEs including grades As to Cs, Btech national diploma and a HND in graphic design and media. Levels 2 and 3 in special education and I've been a team teach instructor for 5 years this includes behaviour management and positive handling training.


I teach professionals in a school setting including teachers and head teachers etc.. This is something I do along side my specialist teaching assistant job. I've been part of this club since my son started in 2011 when he was 4. Billingham United FC is a big part of all of my family's life. I have played a part in bringing the club to where it is now, and I'm excited to take it even further to make our club charter standard. 

Proudest Moment

My proudest moment is watching my son lead his team with such a positive attitude and scoring some incredible goals.


Bex Tate


Club Welfare Officer

Education & Training:

GCSE's, A-Level German, Sociology & Psychology, BSc (Hons). ICT in Education, FA Welfare officer workshop. FA Safeguarding Children certificate.


I currently work as a billing & administration manager for a web hosting company. I took on the role of welfare officer to ensure that children at all levels of ability have an opportunity to play as part of a team. My role is to ensure that everyone involved in the club follows FA guidelines and to ensure the safety and well being of all the children involved.

Proudest Club moment:

I have been part of the committee for 3 years now & have been part of the club since its start in 2012, I am immensly proud of how the club has grown. 


Mel Nicolson


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Lee Buckley


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Matt Barron


Club Secretary

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