We at Carlisle United CST strive to inspire all participants to achieve their goals.

Carlisle United Football Club Community Sports Trust is the charity linked to Carlisle United Football Club and based at Brunton Park. The CUFC CST delivers high quality sports coaching programmes and opportunities to all ages and abilities across Cumbria.

Our Community Trust is organised around our 4 main themes; Sport, Education, Inclusion and Health.

Throughout all these we have one clear message; To inspire all participants to achieve their goals by delivering a quality innovative programme through the power of football and sport.

Currently, our Community Sports Trust boasts 18 members of staff who are structured into the following sub-departments and projects:

  • John Halpin – Community Manager
  • James Tose – Assistant Community Manager
  • Anne Tickell – Office Manager
  • Teresa Mulholland - Traineeship Co-ordinator
  • Carl Carr – Schools Co-ordinator & Primary Stars Lead
  • Mark Banks - Education Officer
  • Liam Jackson – Education Officer
  • Ryan Godderidge – Community Coach & Inclusion
  • Michael Slack – Community Coach
  • Nick Telford – Community Coach  
  • Sam Tickner – Community Coach
  • Max Brown - Community Coach
  • Paul Carrigan - Community Coach
  • Lewi Coupland - Community Coach
  • Charlie Birch - Community Coach
  • Emma Crook- Dance Community Coach
  • Georgia Campbell – Gymnastics Community Coach
  • Tracy Gannon – Safeguarding Officer


  • Jimmy Mitchell – Chair of Trustees
  • Steve Pattison – Trustee
  • Sue Kaveney – Trustee
  • Steve Smith – Trustee
  • Andrew Gordon – Trustee
  • Jemma Nicholson – Trustee
  • Andy Hall – Trustee
  • Gordon Hastings - Trustee

We at Carlisle United Community Sports Trust endeavour to deliver quality within our programmes. These range from our work in schools, clubs, birthday parties and holiday courses. All our staff have a wealth of experience and hold all relevant qualifications.