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Deal Town FC

Board of Directors

Chairman – David Chmura

Dave has been involved in football for most of his life and is pleased to be back and helping around the ground again.
It’s been more than forty years since he was vice chairman under the leadership of the late Sydney Cox in 1972.
He started playing for Deal reserves in the old Kent league and made his debut for the first team the following season.  He was also a founder member of arguably the best ever Deal Sunday side, Walmer Youth Club. The only Deal side to win the Kent Junior Trophy in 1976 and runners up in the senior cup in 1975.  He went on to play over 1000 games for Walmer until calling it a day in 2005.  Dave has recently been voted in as Chairman to take over from Rob Marriott.


Marketing Director – Natalie Benville

Natalie is currently Press and PR Executive at Eurotunnel Le Shuttle in Folkestone and has been there for 15 years. Natalie was first brought into the club as an acting Secretary basis and joined the Board of Directors in August 2015. After a short period of maternity leave Natalie re-joined as Marketing Director, where she looks after all Social Media and Website. Natalie has always shown an interest in football and used to visit the Charles ground with her Dad back in the early ’90s.


Treasurer – Danielle Johnson

Danielle works as a Compliance Officer.  She has been a supporter of Deal Town FC for many years. Danielle first joined the Board of Directors back in October 2013 as the clubs Events Manager, hosting a number of events for the children involved in the club.  In early 2015 she took on the role as the club’s Treasurer. Danielle also runs the club’s social media platforms. She has a passion for football and likes nothing more than seeing her local club thrive.

Business & Development Director – Marian Scally

Marian has been involved with the Club for the past two seasons as Business & Development Director.  She is no stranger to football and has close links with Gillingham FC.  Marian has worked in the education sector for over twenty years and has vast knowledge and skills in finance and business.  Her strategic ability in planning for the long term adds strength to the Board

Club Secretary – Fiona Richards

Fiona is the secretary of this ever growing and thriving football club.  She first joined as Supporters club secretary in 2007 , having 2 boys playing for Deal Town Rangers (they now 24 & 21 years of age)being encouraged to come over and support the senior team.  She then found they had a social club and enjoyed being part of that .

After a couple years break she re-joined in August 2015 as a volunteer helping where she could on match days, the company ,the banter and the supporters are what keep her here and  she was humbled when asked to be secretary in April of 2017 when Natalie went on maternity leave.


Fixtures Secretary – Colin Adams

Colin first joined the board of Deal Town FC in the mid 1970’s as Treasurer after watching the team, on and off, since the mid 1950’s. During his time as the club he has undertaken a number of roles including Treasurer, Secretary and in recent years the clubs Fixture Secretary.  Around 2000 he was appointed Club President. Having been involved with the Club through thick and thin, his obvious highlight was Wembley 2000, sitting in the Royal Box, cheering the lads to victory in the FA Vase.



Communications Director – Kevin Redsull

Kevin has been a sports journalist for over 40 years and now, as the Club’s press officer, it’s his job to keep the local media informed of all the latest developments at the club as well providing match reports.



Hospitality Director – Muriel Skirrow

Muriel has been involved with the club for 4 years now.  On match days you can find her in our kitchen making sure all our supporters are fed and watered!

She joined the board three years ago as our Hospitality Director.

Muriel is also an organiser for our yearly events we hold for the youngsters and also helps out when we have private functions.