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The Management Team

Commercial Team

General Manager: Richard Ellis

Richard Ellis Preston Grasshoppers


Richard joined Preston Grasshopper’s staff as General Manager in March 2012 having previously run his own successful business for 16 years. Richard is responsible for the overall day to day running of the club including clubhouse, grounds and staffing. Richard is also responsible for the development of the commercial aspects of the club such as increasing trade and generating additional sponsorship and advertising revenue. For all commercial enquires please contact Richard on 01772 863546 or email

Food and Beverage Manager: Mike Marsden

Events and Conferencing: Gill Parkinson 01772 863546

Head Chef: Arpad Parcsami

Club Officials:

President: Keith Brierley

Chairman: George Erdozain

Secretary: Graham Cox (can be contacted at

Treasurer: Martin Hothersall

Chairman of Rugby: Michael Bailey

Fixture Secretary: John Powell

Disciplinary Officer: Robert Dobson

Mini-Junior Chairman: Hugh Duckworth

Mini-Junior Fixture Secretary: Mike Lyth

Rugby Management Page

Mini-Junior Committee Page