Matt Tally | First Team Manager
Previously positioned as the assistant coach for Worcester City Women, Matt will begin the 2023/24 season as the First Team Manager, bringing his coaching philosophy to the forefront of the club. For years, Matt has dedicated his coaching career to the betterment of footballers of all ages, spreading the “Tally way” throughout all his footballing endeavors. With Matt at the Helm of Worcester City Women, it marks the first time he will be managing a club of this magnitude, and with his emphasis on player mindset, our footballers are more prepared than ever to succeed.
Jenna Lepore | First Team & Player Development Coach
This past year, Jenna Lepore, Worcester City Women's previous number nineteen, transitioned out of a playing role and into a member of the coaching staff. Jenna will be the Assistant Coach to Matt Tally, and she will help communicate his philosophy to the players, both individually and collectively. In this role, she will prove to be a valuable resource for many of the players on the team, as she has personally experienced the difficulties of balancing life and football.
Jenna is pursuing a career in coaching and will be starting her UEFA B license this January with the hope of learning and growing alongside the club.
Jen Anslow | First Team Coach and Performance Analysis
The 2023/24 season has seen a number of people added to Worcester City Women FC, and Jen Anslow is another gem, offering the club unparalleled insight. Jen made a name for herself playing for Wolverhampton Wanderers, and after hanging up her boots, she will now provide direction and advice to our footballers.
James Evans | Head of Strength & Conditioning
With over 10 years as a dedicated S&C coach (accredited by UKSCA), a degree in Sports Coaching Science and a Masters in Applied Sports Science, James brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our team. James also runs Evans Performance Training, providing dedicated S&C support to a variety of athletes.
Ed Procter | Sports Therapist
Ed has a BSc (Hons) degree in sports therapy from the University College Birmingham, where he experienced putting what he has learned into practice in a variety of clinical, and sports based settings. Having previously worked with Worcester City men’s 1st team for a season, under their physiotherapist, he has developed his knowledge and skillset, with now applying it in the women’s game. Player welfare is the forefront on what Ed believes in, with player rehabilitation being implemented correctly and efficiently, so they return to sport at an optimal level. While bringing in injury prevention strategies where required to reduce injury risks within the playing group, but assist in improving their performance on the pitch.
Tom Cole | Strength & Conditioning Assistant
A recent graduate of Worcester University, Tom, is assisting the strength and conditioning team in improving the team’s on-pitch performances. He will also be tasked with collecting and analysing data from each match. With a degree in Exercise Science, Tom is now pursuing a Masters in Applied Sports Science while maintaining his meaningful contribution to the club's development.
Jett Reid | Development Team Coach
Post her playing career, Jett is now devoting her professional career to further developing the Women's game. After obtaining her UEFA C Qualifications, she coached at the U15 youth level in Worcester and was recently appointed as a Coach for the Developmental Team. Now pursuing a UEFA B License, she is eager to utilise her coaching acumen for the continued growth of women's football in Worcester.
Julia West | Development Team Coach
Dr Julia West, is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Worcester with an MSc in Sports Coaching, UEFA B Licence and Level 2 GK Coach to name a few. She played football for a number of years in the Women's premiership as goalkeeper for different clubs and earned her England University caps against America, Scotland and Wales.
Danielle Browne | Development Team Coach
Danielle originally hails from London but moved to Portsmouth when she was 8 years old and that is where her passion for football began after being invited by a friend from school to come to the trials for Portsmouth ladies. Danielle used to play football for Portsmouth ladies in defence, Denmead Belles, had appearances for Bournemouth Ladies and also had a stint playing over in Spain when she moved there aged 18. Unfortunately after suffering an ACL injury she has been left unable to play and is now focused on the coaching aspect of football and is excited to begin her coaching journey with Worcester City Women's Football Club.
Louie Lewis | Development Team Coach
Louie is a passionate and dedicated addition to our coaching team, and his experience speaks for itself. Having played for Kidderminster Harriers since age 12 and, more recently, Worcester Raiders. He also proudly represented Worcester County for three years and played for the Junior Premier League Representative Team from U14 to U16, where he had the unique opportunity to train and play at the legendary Real Madrid academy. Now, at 18, Louie is embarking on a new chapter in his football career as a coach. Eager to share his knowledge and love for the sport, he is pursuing his UEFA C license, gearing up to train with and inspire the next generation of football stars. Louie's enthusiasm and experience make him an invaluable asset to our coaching staff.
Matt Lock | Player & Coach Mentor
Matt's football journey started as a youth team player at Exeter, where he progressed through the ranks to sign as a professional. After leaving Exeter, Matt joined Team Bath as a student/athlete, completing a BSc in Sports Performance, qualifying as a personal trainer and completing his UEFA 'B' coaching license, whilst also contributing to the rise of Team Bath to the Conference South. Matt also coached the University's Women's first team for two-seasons.
Matt then went on to make a further 600 non-league appearances; playing for Chelmsford City, Gloucester City, Dover Athletic, Canvey Island, Maldon & Tiptree and others. He also managed Colchester United Women, coached throughout his playing career and was a player/manager for 2-years while living in Australia.