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Paul McGuire 

Community Sports Trust Manager

Paul has been an integral part of the Trust since joining as Football in the Community manager in 2005 and spending over 13 years at the helm.  He became involved with Macclesfield Town via the Centre of Excellence back in 2002 and has now been at the club for over 16 years.

Paul progressed through the coaching ranks at MTFC achieving his UEFA A coaching license many years ago.

Paul overseas the day to day running of the Trust working closely with local and national stakeholders.

A former professional player with Morecambe FC, injury forced him to retire early and allow him to focus on his coaching career. Paul has managed Radcliffe Borough FC, Stalybridge Celtic FC Reserves and has been involved with a host of football programmes across the northwest. Paul also managed Macclesfield Town in the FA Youth Cup and is currently managing Manchester Central FC in the Manchester Football League.

Paul continues to grow the Macclesfield Town Community department and hopes to continue the successes for many years to come. 

“It’s been a pleasure to manage this Trust for the last 16 years and it’s pretty amazing that we’ve become one of Cheshire East’s most long serving SME’s. I feel proud that we’ve always maintained a steady progress and I pride the Trust on both the work delivered across the community and also the opportunities we’ve giving to countless employees throughout this time”.  

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Josh Hawkes

Administration Officer

Josh has been at the Community Sports Trust for over 5 years. He started off as an apprentice and has been working full time ever since. Josh’s role seems him  look after the administration, website and social media for the Community Trust and also runs the social media for the Academy teams. Along side this he also goes out to schools and nurseries to runs our Little Strikers Sessions, afterschool clubs and Kicks sessions.

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Kyle Lord

Junior Football Coordinator 

Kyle started off at the CST by completing his work experience 4 years ago via Wilmslow High School. He has since secured a full-time role with the Trust as Junior Football Coordinator. In this role, Kyle works closely with local schools and football clubs to organise football sessions and local tournaments. Whilst working with schools and clubs, Kyle speaks to the EFL Trust and Cheshire FA in trying to open up new sessions. Kyle also manages the B team for the Macclesfield BTEC Academy based at Macclesfield College. 

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Jack Parry

Community Participation Officer

Jack has been at the Community Sports Trust since completing a work placement in November 2017. He works closely with schools in booking in new sessions such as after school clubs, Premier League Primary Stars and Healthy Hearts sessions. In his spare time Jack coaches and plays Lacrosse at Wilmslow Lacrosse Club and has a Level 2 in the sport. 

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Daniel Whiting

Head of Premier League Kicks/ MFA Manager

Daniel has been part of the Community team since June 2019 after graduating University of Derby with a 2:2 in Sports Coaching and Development. Since joining the trust Daniel has been in charge of Premier League Kicks and is also the MFA manager. 


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