Stephen joined the club in September 2015 as reserve team coach. In the middle of the 2016/2017 season moved up to work with the first team as first team GK coach, a role which has been continued to the current day.

Working within womens football for a span of almost 10 years, Stephen was a co-author on an article published with Sport Coaching Review; Examining Notions Of Care Within Womens Football (Lewis, Sawiuk, Grimes 2022).

BA (Hons) Sport Development (2018)
MSc Sport Coaching (2019)

“With being at the club for a number of years you begin to understand the values and foundations the club has been built up on, this underpins the culture that is within it today. I’ve worked alongside Duffy for a number of years which has brought success on the pitch, which is reciprocated by the players in the success the club has had in recent years”