Eastbourne Borough are delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Day as Women’s First Team Manager.

Day is the former Head Coach for England Deaf Women, and recently led the team at the 2023 World Cup in Brazil, where the Three Lions won a Bronze medal after finishing third.

A UEFA ‘A’ Licence coach, Day has over twenty years of experience in elite performance coaching and Talent ID pathways, and we look forward to working with him at Priory Lane.

“This appointment demonstrates our commitment to develop and take forward Women and Girls football at Eastbourne Borough,” said CEO Alan Williams.

“We’re delighted that Chris has agreed to come on board, and he is bringing with him an experienced and well-qualified team to assist him which shows our intention to move forward positively.

“The Women and Girls section laid some strong foundations last season, and now it’s time to build on that.”

Day, who was also formerly manager of Brighton & Hove Albion Under 16 Girls, will also be joined by Paul Walshe (Assistant Manager and Strength & Conditioning) and Paul Fletcher (Player Care Manager and Assistant Coach).

Walsh is a full-time physical performance coach, and has previous experience with Crawley Wasps whilst Fletcher is a UEFA ‘B’ qualified coach, who currently works on the England Para Talent Pathway.

Tyler Henshaw will also be joining the Sports as Under 18 Girls Manager. The Eastbourne College and Sussex University coach has previously worked with Brighton & Hove Albion and has his UEFA ‘B’ Licence in both football and Futsal.

Welcome to Priory Lane, everyone!