Bangor City Football Club has just appointed its first full-time Community Manager, and he’s wasted no time in getting to grips with his new job.
Since starting work at the Citizens’ Nantporth Stadium, Ethan Ray has already worked with Bangor University's Maes Glas Leisure Centre in organising a hugely successful junior football tournament held at Treborth, Bangor. Now in its second year, the tournament recently attracted twenty U-9 and U-11 teams from clubs across North Wales and the North West of England.
26 year-old Ethan comes to City with impressive credentials. He holds a degree in Youth & Community Development Work, and as well as his interest in football is also a talented cricketer.
Ethan also has previous experience of setting up and working within successful Football in the Community schemes across Wales and England. “I am delighted to have been appointed to the post, and Iwelcome the opportunity to build on the club’s commitment to improve thequality of the local community it serves.” said Ethan on his new role.
Bangor City Chairman Dilwyn Jones said, “We are very happy to welcome Ethan to the Club and are already impressed with his commitment and enthusiasm. We know how much our Club means to people in the local community, and that’s why we are taking positive steps to extendour activities in this area.”
City’s Football in the Community programme is delivered in partnership with award-winning social enterprise Vi-Ability and supported by the Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd Community Investment Fund.
Bangor City FC In The Community is running school holiday soccer camps for children between 5 – 12 years old at Maes Glas Leisure Centre. The sessions take place on 6, 7, 20 and 21 August from 10.00am - 3pm and cost £5 per day. To book a place, for further information on community activities or if you would like to enquire as to get your organisation involved, contact Ethan on 01248 355852 or 07725 576 997 or email firstname.lastname@example.org